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What to do in Vegas between UFC fights

Whilst the UFC show is the highlight of many people’s trip to Vegas, there are other things to do in between fights.

Las Vegas is the spiritual home of the UFC, the world’s most successful Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion headed by its remarkable president, Dana White. Although now expanding globally, the UFC still hosts huge shows in Sin City at its Apex venue.  Tickets usually sell out fast, with a priority booking system for those with membership to the Ultimate and Elite levels of UFC Fight Club. The Apex Venue also has a broadcast centre, with viewer numbers surpassing one million for title challenges, particularly popular amongst the 18-49 demographic. Whilst the UFC show is the highlight of many people’s trip to Vegas, there are other things to do in between fights.

Visit a luxury Casino resort
Aside from UFC, Vegas is popular because it offers legal gambling. Whether you want to experience the adrenaline rush of a big win or lose, or just want to bet a few dollars, visit a luxury casino resort for the best experience whether you want to just watch a live dealer at the tables, or want to try out the slots for yourself. This will be a casino visit you are unlikely to replicate anywhere else in the world. 

Tour the city
Enjoy the free Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour to get around Las Vegas. Vegas is home to the world’s tallest observation wheel, at 550 feet, offering a 360-degree view of Las Vegas and beyond.

The roller coaster at NY NY is one of the most popular attractions on the Las Vegas Strip, reaching speeds of up to 67 miles per hour with drops of 144 feet and a 180-degree spiral followed by a half-loop manoeuvre. 

Pool Parties
The afternoon pool party scene begins in March before a grand opening in April. They’ve as popular as club nights, hosted by some of the best DJs in the world. Check out parties at MGM Grand, which is where some UFC fights take place, which can add to the fun, or try the Encore Beach Club at the Wynn. Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay and Marquee Day Club at the Cosmopolitan are also cool pool parties.

Restaurants
Vegas is home to some of the best known US restaurants, so you can be guaranteed a good steak, whilst foodies can dine at the spectacular L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is known to be a favourite of many foodies. Twist by French national Pierre Gagnaire has three Michelin stars, or you can eat fantastic Italian across the city. Also check out the buffets, of which Caesars Palace, Bellagio, and Wynn have the best.

Nightclubs
Vegas is famous for its partying, with everyone knowing the tagline for the city “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Clearly, this has not worked as Vegas remains the home to some of the best nightclubs. The Hakkasan Group have two hugely successful, and massive, nightclubs. They also own Jewel, which has a more intimate feel and is likely to be the most opulent nightclub you will see in your lifetime. There are also clubs for those who never want to leave the dancefloor. All clubs are likely to be busy around UFC fight dates, which means you will probably have fun at any of the Vegas clubs.

Marketing and Advertising Specialist - Perfomalis LTD

Elitsa Ivanova is Marketing and Advertising Specialist at Perfomalis LTD.

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