Special Events in Las Vegas

National Finals Rodeo
The foremost championship rodeo event takes place in Las Vegas and is organized by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association; it happens annually at the Thomas and Mack Center. Held at the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus, it has been called the "Superbowl of Rodeos." The event features bull riding, bronc riding, calf roping, barrel racing, bareback riding and more. Tickets can be ordered online.

NASCAR- La Vegas Speedway
The NASCAR Weekend happens in the spring and include Stratosphere Pole Day, the Sam's Town 300 on Saturday and the Kobalt Tools 400 on Sunday. Enjoy the main grandstand or view the action in style at the Ernhardt/Petty Terrace, high above the race in wide flip-down seats with private restrooms, concessions, and elevators. Tickets area required for everyone, including children. Special packages and tickets can give you a place right in front of the stage in the pre-race events and activities. 

Big League Weekend
Held at Cashman Field, this special event features two games of big league baseball, as different teams compete annually. The weekend is hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and the Pacific Coast League Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team.

Miss USA
Planet Hollywood hosts this annual event. Taking place in the Theatre for the Performing Arts, this award show is a Broadway-style production, with beauties competing for the title of Miss USA. A concert, awards, and entertainment, such as Justin Timberlake or Willie Nelson make it an exciting evening.

The "universe's largest Anime convention," the show is hosted by Linda Le, known as Vampy Bit Me. Costumes, fashion show, rave and awards are part of the activities at the LVH, Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

CBS Television City - MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
New television shows are watched and rated within small theaters, as part of the research for new shows. Nickelodeon, CBS, MTV, VH1, TNN, UPN, CMT, and Showtime are all shown and rated by the audience in an attempt to get pre-scheduling feedback.

Da Vinci - The Genius
This special exhibit at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino celebrates the creativity of the artist, inventor, and engineer as well as explores his unique genius. It features 11 themed areas and more than 200 pieces as well as large-scale machines that Da Vinci invented.