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March Mayhem 2019 in Vegas

*Swiiiish, BUCKETS, THREEEEEE, In Your Face* These are a few things your drunk friend will be screaming at the top of his lungs when watching March Mayhem in Las Vegas. Gear up for the tournament with your war paint, your team jersey and double-fisting an ice cold beer. Head out to one of these awesome sports bars and channel the camaraderie, these two weeks are the most intense weeks for any sports fan. It might not be WWIII, but it will sure feel like it if your team loses. It’s a 50/50 chance at this point, so place your bets on your favorite college basketball team and may the best one win.

March Mayhem 2019 Featured Parties and Events

2019 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament
Anything can happen as the madness tips off early with the return of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament to Las Vegas and T-Mobile Arena. Beginning Wednesday, March 13 through Saturday, March 16, the four-day event will feature all 12 teams from Arizona to Washington competing for the Pac-12 title and an automatic bid into the 2019 NCAA tournament. All-Tournament Passes are available for as low as $22 per game for the 11-game tournament while single sessions are available for as low as $29 per session. Tickets are available at Pac-12.com/tickets or by calling 1-888-9-AXS-TIX.


Hoops Mania at Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip
Event Time: 9:00 A.M. on March 21 - 23, 2019
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME MADNESS?!?! If you’re anything like us, you’ll probably be saying that until the tournament takes place. Speaking of saying things, Hard Rock Café’s Hoops Mania is the best place to catch all the poster dunk’n and in yo face three-ball action. Every game and every matchup blown up on the biggest and flattest of television screens. And if you’re thinking, “man, all that’s missing is some grub,” you’re in luck. The only thing better than the all-you-can-eat food station running from 9 a.m. until the final buzzer, is the open bar that goes along with it. So slide into your tightest compression gear, because this is going to be a marathon, and the extra blood circulation is going to be welcomed. And if you’re feelin’ extra competitive, William-Hill Race and Sports Book will be onsite to help you ride that tourney Cinderella all the way to the ‘chip. So we ask again, are you ready from some madness? ‘Cause we definitely are.

Hotels in Las Vegas

Bellagio Las Vegas
Bellagio Las Vegas Bellagio Las Vegas is the epitome of romance and elegance on the Strip.
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers world-class dining, entertainment and more.
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Golden Nugget Las Vegas The Golden Nugget is a Fremont Street fixture.
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MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel Casino
MGM Grand Immerse yourself in the glamour of Las Vegas.
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Treasure Island Las Vegas Hotel Casino
Treasure Island Las Vegas Treasure Island features plush guest rooms, quality restaurants and more.
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Venetian Las Vegas Hotel Casino
The Venetian Experience the charm of Venice.
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When You're Not Watching the Game

Vegas Nights There's no better way to see the neon of Las Vegas than from the air.
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Big Bus Tour Immerse yourself in the details that created Las Vegas.
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All American Tour with Limo Fly into the Grand Canyon by helicopter and enjoy a champagne picnic.
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Vegas Mini Baja Chase Drive a custom-built mini Baja dune buggy over the Nellis Dunes.
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The Range 702 17,000 square feet of shooting lanes, gunsmiths and seasoned instructors.
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Vegas Indoor Skydiving It's like skydiving, but indoors.
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Shows to Watch During Your Downtime

Absinthe World-class artists who perform amazing feats of strength, balance and danger.
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Blue Man Group Theatrics, art, music and science create an experience full of humor and energy.
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Le Rêve Le Rêve combines water, fire, swimming, acrobatics and spectacular effects.
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Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil brings Jackson's creative genius to life.
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O by Cirque du Soleil This whimsical and stunning show transports audiences into a world of awe.
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Penn & Teller Penn & Teller's show is unlike any other magic production in Las Vegas.
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Other Things To Do In Las Vegas

Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at SLS Las Vegas
It’s time to limber up, ladies and gentlemen because Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book inside SLS Las Vegas is offering a ridiculously awesome basketball mayhem package. Starting on Thursday, March 21 – Saturday, March 23, 2019, party packages starting at $128 will guarantee you and your crew reserved seating for the entire day, unlimited Bud Light and well drinks along with Umami’s full menu of fan-favorite bites. For an extra $40 at the door, you’ll be able upgrade your package to all-you-can-drink draft beer, Skyy Vodka, Wild Turkey, Epsolon, Bulldog Gin and Captain Morgan. Wooo, sports!

Hoops & Hops Viewing Experience inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Grab your squad because you got next at the Hoops & Hops Viewing Experience inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This three-day luxury college basketball viewing experience takes place inside the Belmont Ballroom from 7:30 AM – 9:30 PM on March 21st and 22nd and 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM on Saturday March 23rd. Enjoy wall-to-wall stadium-style high-definition projection screens, 10 betting stations, an on-site dedicated sports book, an open bar and various a la carte breakfast and lunch options. An upgraded dining experience gets you reserved seating and an unlimited buffet.

Viewing Parties at Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas
Take basketball back to the park with viewing parties all tournament long at Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas. From Tuesday, March 19 – Monday, April 8, enjoy live betting, copious amounts of beer and plenty of game day grub. Besides all the high-definition televisions and food and beverage packages (starting at $175), the best thing about Beer Park is being able to soak up all the action of the Las Vegas Strip. Incredible views of the Strip, great food, sweet hardwood action AND fresh air? You had us at hello.

ameriCAN Beer & Cocktails at The LINQ Promenade
Watching sports and drinking beer literally go hand-in-hand, which is why we’re excited about ameriCAN Beer & Cocktails’ college basketball party. Starting March 21 and running through April 8, root for your alma mater or catch the latest “Cinderella” take on the competition on 20 high-definition TV’s. Half-day premium open bar packages with guaranteed seating is available from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM or from 3:30 PM – close are available for $90 per person, while full-day packages start at $120 per person.  

On The Record inside Park MGM Las Vegas
It can’t be all hoops action and no dancin’! Swing by On The Record inside Park MGM to see Brody Jenner and Devin Lucien on Friday, March 22nd and Mark Ronson on Saturday, March 23rd. Besides offering sweet tunes, On The Record has a world-class cocktail program (and a hidden speakeasy to match) that’ll offer the perfect break from a day full of “lite” beer and well drinks. So swing by, party it up or just enjoy a cocktail and save tournament victory for another day.   

Top Sports Books for Watching March Mayhem

Aria: Place your bets in a comfortable environment at the 10,000-square-foot Aria Race & Sports Book. Conveniently located off the main floor of Aria, guests can relax on comfortable couches or in chairs with separate monitors. A total of 90 monitors are placed throughout the sports book. There are also two 9 foot by 16 foot big screen televisions.


Bellagio: The Bellagio race and sports book is one of the most luxurious places in the world to make bets and follow the action. Nestled in a corner of the upscale hotel-casino, the sports book is open and inviting, yet more intimate than some of the larger sports books found elsewhere in Vegas. From deep, plush leather commander's chairs to impeccable service, an understated but readily evident elegance is the theme here. Always catering to high rolling sports fans, the Bellagio has some of the highest betting limits in town. There are 51 TVs plus 99 individual desks.


Caesars Palace: Pleasantly dark and atmospheric, the Caesars race and sports book is a quintessential Las Vegas "mega-book." Within the cavernous and exciting venue there are plenty of seats with individual TV monitors for horseplayers, and race and sports fans alike can follow the action on several monstrous TV screens and an ample number of smaller monitors. There are six 12 x 15-foot screens, 12 50-inch plasmas and a 20 by 50-foot LED board. There are 140 sports seats with a 12-inch flat screen at every table. Plus, when hunger hits, Bobby Flay's excellent Mesa Grill is only steps away.


Green Valley Ranch: Located minutes from the Strip, the huge race and sports book at Green Valley Ranch is a favorite among locals. 200-plus screens, many plasma, display sporting events of all types. With restaurants and shopping galore at Green Valley Ranch, you can arrive early and get in some extra fun before the game.


Hard Rock Hotel: The Hard Rock could be the perfect venue for music-loving sports fans. Bets on the games can be placed at the sports book. The "world's first rock 'n' roll hotel and casino" is always full of action, and the sports book is certainly no exception. With 6 HD projectors, configurable up to 25 screens total, the sports book at Hard Rock offers a more intimate experience than most others found in Vegas.


Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo: Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo features luxurious seating with plenty of pillows to sink into and watch your favorite game. A highlight of this sports-viewing mecca comes in the form of a large, 10-foot by 20-foot projection screen, complete with stadium style seating. Even better, Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo also has a tasty full menu designed by Emeril Lagasse and full bar.


MGM Grand: This modernistic, sleekly designed sports book offers an expansive, state-of-the-art vantage point into the game. Even more, the VIP seats here create harbors for serious sports aficionados. Just off the sports book, Sunday revelers will find the architectural and mechanical mastery of the Centrifuge Bar. There are seats for 104 people and screens including 36 65-inch televisions and 24 42-inch plasma televisions.


Planet Hollywood: Despite its intimate size, Planet Hollywood's race and sports book is cleverly designed, making every seat perfect. Seating areas are arranged stadium-style, and the 33 plasma TVs are strategically placed on the bottom level for optimum viewing. The surrounding sports bar has additional seats and TVs and is a comfortable, modern place to enjoy a drink and catch some action. However, neither the sports bar nor book has a big-screen TV. 


Westgate Las Vegas & Casino: When this sports book opened in 1986, it set the standard for a new generation of race and sports books in town. Boasting 350 seats, it soon became known as the original "SuperBook," the eighth wonder of the gambling world. The Superbook features 30,000 square feet with 28 giant screens, and one massive 15 by 20-foot screen for a grand total of more than 60 viewing monitors. 


Wynn: Steve Wynn's resort boasts one of the most luxuriant and exciting sports books.It merges state-of-the-art, multiple screened action with a deep wood-toned lounge setting. There are 37 plasmas and three big screens, the largest of which is 12 feet by 12 feet. Just off the main floor of this stunning resort, the Wynn sports book is a popular place for high-rolling sports fans when the game gets going.