Las Vegas Grand Prix: The Best Parties, Concerts and Events During Formula 1 Week (Updating) – Hollywood Reporter

The inaugural Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix shuts down the Las Vegas Strip from Nov. 15-18, turning one of the world’s most famous streets into a night-time race track. In the city that makes a multi-day holiday out of every celebration, it is no surprise that the weekend event expands into 10 days of premieres, openings, dinners, experiences and concerts.

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Below, The Hollywood Reporter rounds up the best parties, residencies and events in Las Vegas during Race Week, plus what else to know about buying tickets, flights, hotel rooms and more. New events are being announced every day so check back often for updates. 

Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix: Dates, Start Times

The Las Vegas Grand Prix is a night race, with the opening ceremony kicking off Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. PT. The F1 race takes place on the Las Vegas Strip Circuit from Thursday, Nov. 16 to Saturday, Nov. 18. The start line is at the new Pit building, located on the corner of Harmon Avenue and Koval Lane. The track stretches 3.8 miles through Koval Lane and Sands Avenue, to Las Vegas Boulevard and onto Harmon Avenue.

On Nov. 16, Practice 1 takes place from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.PT On Nov. 17, Practice 2 occurs from midnight to 1 a.m. PT, and Practice 3 runs from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. PT. On Nov. 18, the Qualifying Race starts at midnight and the main event revs up at 10 p.m. PT.

F1 Vegas: Where to Get Last-Minute Tickets

Vegas F1 tickets are still available at third-party resale platforms including Gametime, SeatGeek, StubHub, VividSeats, Ticket Liquidator and Ticket Network. As of press time, the cheapest tickets we’ve seen for the main race start at $754 at StubHub. One of the best promo codes for F1 tickets is at SeatGeek — new customers can use THR‘s exclusive promo code HOLLYWOOD10 for $10 off eligible purchases of $250 and up.

Las Vegas F1 Grand Prix: Best Travel Deals, Flights, Hotel Packages

For those traveling by plane, Harry Reid International Airport is among the easiest ways to arrive in Vegas for the F1 Grand Prix. Caesars is currently running a Cyber Sale for select rooms with a view of the track, including Horseshoe Las Vegas, Flamingo Resort & Casino, The Linq, Paris Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Nobu Hotel and others (from $139).

Among the best places to find last-minute flights and hotel packages online for F1 in Vegas include, Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity and United. Semi-private flight service JSX also has seats available from select destinations to Vegas for F1 weekend from $269 one way.

Las Vegas F1 Grand Prix: Best Places to Watch the Race

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Heineken House
When Nov. 16-18
Where Neon in the South Koval Zone, S. Koval Lane; 844-VEGASGP
What Caesars Rewards introduces the premium Heineken House hospitality space for F1 viewing, complete with an all-inclusive food and beverage menu accentuating the perfect Koval Straightaway views.
Tickets From $8,000; buy online at

Club SI
When Nov. 16-18
Where Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 733-3111
What Sports Illustrated puts guests right on the track for top-notch action. Panels, DJ performances and celebrity appearances rule this event series, with food and beverage options available all weekend long.
Tickets From $7,000 plus LET and fees; buy tickets online at

Club Paris 
When Nov. 16-18
Where Paris Las Vegas; 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (877) 796-2096
What Secure your seat at Club Paris in Paris Las Vegas with sweeping trackside views to watch the Formula 1 races. The setup includes Alexxa’s, Beer Park and Chéri Rooftop, and provides an abundance of ways to enjoy adrenaline-fueled drivers battling for position on the stunning Las Vegas Boulevard. Three-day tickets include access to all three venues, high-end cuisine from food and beverage stations and live entertainment with a DJ. Guests may also enjoy bites and brews at Beer Park, as well as full access to the venue’s interior space, which is outfitted with over 75 HDTVs.
Tickets: From $5,995 for three-day packages; buy online at

HGV Clubhouse
When Nov. 16-18
Where Elara by Hilton Grand Vacations, 80 E Harmon Ave.; (702) 669-6700
What With a front-row seat to the 3.8-mile track, the suite will be located in front of Elara by Hilton Grand Vacations. Known for its signature mirrored façade, the 52-story resort has sweeping views of the Las Vegas Strip that will be used for the 1.2-mile main straight, as well as a tight chicane. Enjoy all-inclusive chef-curated menus, top-shelf bars and interactive premium food stations offered throughout the night. 
Tickets Learn more at

Official FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX Million Dollar All-Access Experience
When Nov. 16-18
Where Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7000
What Wynn Las Vegas and Formula 1 have collaborated to offer the first-ever Official Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix Million Dollar All-Access Experience F1 and Wynn Las Vegas will give $100,000 to local philanthropic efforts for each package bought. Each million-dollar package includes admission for a group of six people to a variety of exclusive F1 activations, such as all-access to exclusive VIP areas along the trackside as well as the Wynn Grid Club, and F1 special experiences provided by the Las Vegas Grand Prix throughout the weekend. The luxury package provides a lavish four-night stay in a two-story Encore Three-Bedroom Duplex, exclusive access to the Opening Ceremonies, dinner for six at the acclaimed nightlife dining experience Delilah, a lifetime membership to Wynn’s exclusive Private access program for each person, and much more.
Tickets Limited number of packages are available; more info at

Las Vegas F1 Grand Prix Events: Best Things to Do in Vegas

Spending the whole week in Vegas to prepare for F1? Below, see some of the best things to do in Las Vegas before, during and after F1.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Concours Exhibition 
When Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where Wynn Golf Club, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7000
What The second-annual Las Vegas Concours features more than 250 cars in four displays: pre and post-war Concours vehicles, Hypercars, Electric, and Concept and Culture automobiles. The pre and post-war cars are judged in categories such as Rat Pack (American vehicles from the years 1950 to 1960); Danke Schoen (Mercedes-Benz from 1950s and beyond); Autobahn (celebrating 75 years of Porsche); Piccadilly Circus (British vehicles post-1950s) and more. Cutting-edge electric vehicles on display include the Rimac Nevera, the world’s fastest car; and the Rolls-Royce Spectre, the world’s first ultra-luxury electric super coupé. Plus, see the latest, rarest and coolest from Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Singer, McLaren, Pagani and Bugatti.
Tickets From $100, ticket and room packages are also available; buy tickets online at

Sunday, Nov. 12

Promontory Lunch with Legends 
When Nov. 12 at 12:30 p.m. 
Where Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7000
What At “Lunch with Legends,” wine connoisseurs and car enthusiasts team up for an afternoon of good times. After a welcome glass of Dom Pérignon, a multicourse meal is served, paired with three vintages of Promontory, one of Napa Valley’s most well-known wines. Bill Harlan, Bruce Meyer and Jay Leno host.
Tickets $750; buy online at Seven Rooms

NFL: New York Jets at Las Vegas Raiders
When Sunday, Nov. 12; doors open at 3:35 p.m., game starts at 5:25 p.m.
Where Wynn Field Club at Allegiant Stadium, 3333 Al Davis Way; (725) 780-2000
What Watch the New York Jets play the Las Vegas Raiders while enjoying upscale Wynn Field Club perks. Nightlife and sports merge to bring hardcore football fans the ultimate viewing experience while weaving in the flair of Vegas nightlife, as they are seated at the center of the action. Under the bright lights, a Sunday night football game will enliven the illustrious stadium as the Jets soar into Las Vegas to compete against the Raiders on their home field.
Tickets From $500, 21 and over only; buy tickets online at

Starting Thursday, Nov. 16

Fan Zone Block Party Hosted by Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino
When Nov. 16-18
Where The intersection of Paradise and Flamingo
What Silver Sevens Fan Zone is throwing the ultimate block party complete with driving simulators, giant viewing screens and Pink Taco’s triumphant return to Las Vegas. Be sure to catch a visit from the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 Team.
Tickets From $125 per day; book online at

La Cave Sommelier Selection
When Nov. 16-18
Where La Cave at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7375
What Four wines in a perfect flight pairing join La Cave’s signature food and wine dishes during race week. Bonus festivities include brunch from Wednesday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at $99 per person.
Tickets Flights start at $34; book online at

Morimoto Omakase Dinner
When Nov. 16-18
Where Morimoto Las Vegas at MGM Grand, 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 891-3001
What Masaharu Morimoto will host a five-course omakase extravaganza at his self-named restaurant inside MGM Grand, with exquisite seafood, beef and international dishes on display. Each night is limited to 35-40 guests.
Tickets $175 minimum per guest; book online at

Take a Seat with Gordon at Ramsay’s Kitchen at Harrah’s Las Vegas
When Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.
Where Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 S Las Vegas Blvd.;
What Enjoy a specially curated menu of an appetizer, entree, dessert and alcohol pairing with a visit from Chef Gordon Ramsay himself, where he recounts his legacy in the culinary world.
Tickets $250 per person; book online at

Starting Reception
When Nov. 16 from 5-7:30 p.m.
Where Blue Ribbon at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd; (702) 698-7000
What Join chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg to kick off race weekend festivities at The Cosmopolitan with unlimited Veuve Clicquot, seafood and caviar.
Tickets $450 per person; buy online at

An Evening with Harlan Estate and Champagne Krug 
When Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Where Tableau at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7000
What In the Tableau’s conservatory, Harlan Estate and Champagne Krug present a five-course meal prepared by Chef Christopher Lee, Wynn VP of culinary operations. Harlan family’s ambassador, Amanda Harlan and managing director, Will Harlan, lead guests through the pairings beginning with a caviar and Champagne Krug welcome. Enjoy library vintages from Harlan Estate and a glass of Château d’Yquem.
Tickets $5,000 per guest, limited to 20 participants. To book, contact Wynn concierge at (702) 770-4362 or

Carbone and Louis XIII
When Nov. 16 from 7-10 p.m.
Where Carbone Las Vegas at Aria Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 590-2663
What Carbone hosts special leam with Louis XIII and Rémy Martin cocktails in tow. Mario Carbone’s, classics like burrata and caviar service, is available to order for this one-night-only affair. Limit of 40 guests.
Tickets $1,500 per person; buy online at

Culinary Kickoff Grand Prix
When Nov. 16 from 7-11 p.m.
Where: Allegiant Stadium, 3333 Al Davis Way; (725) 780-2000
What Interactive food stations paired with wine, cocktails, live entertainment and surprise guests. Participants include Chef Todd English and NFL players Charles Woodson, Warren Moon, Emmitt Smith, Will Blackmon and Sage Steele. Pairings from Ferrari Trento, Bricoleur Vineyards, Woodson Whiskey, John Anthony Family of Wines & Spirits, Silver Oak, Charles Woodson’s Intercept Wines, KHEE Soju and more.
Tickets From $1,250; buy online at Ticketmaster

Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18

James Kent Takeover
When Nov. 17
Where Le Cirque at Bellagio Las Vegas, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 693-8100
What Award-winning chef James Kent, recipient of the patented Bocuse d’Or USA award and Michelin-star genius, is putting together a meal of masterpieces for race fans and foodies.
Tickets $500 minimum food and beverage credit; reserve online at

Longer Tables Live with José Andrés
When Nov. 17 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Where Jaleo at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd; (702) 698-7000
What Witness a live podcast recording of Chef Andrés himself as he hosts an unforgettable lunch of insider secrets conversation and paella Valenciana, among other tapas.
Tickets $250 per person; buy online at

A Very Vanderpump Brunch
When Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.
Where Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd.; (877) 796-2096
What A pre-race meal featuring the Vanderpump family rosé and a specially-curated brunch, set inside the signature whimsy of this romantic Paris Las Vegas staple.
Tickets $250 per person; book online at

Sushi Demonstration with Chef Nobu
When Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.
Where Nobu at Caesars Palace (3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd.) and Paris Las Vegas (3655 Las Vegas Blvd.)
What Only 14 people can access this ultra-exclusive live sushi demo by Chef Nobu each day, complete with caviar, A5 Wagyu and toro selections. Note that this experience happens in two different locations during race weekend.
Tickets $500 per person; book online at

Jean-Georges x Yamazaki Dinner
When Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.
Where Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 590-2663
What Yamazaki Whiskey joins Jean-Georges to put on a historic event featuring a 100-bottle vintage that only lucky diners can enjoy: the Yamazaki 55. Culinary pairings will be served with whiskey vintages in an intimate setting.
Tickets $5,000 per person; buy online

Trackside Dinner with Gordon at Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace
When Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.
Where Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace, 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 731-7373
What A four-course menu with a wine or cocktail pairing — and a personal gift — precedes an appearance by Ramsay to discuss his Formula 1 infatuation before practice kicks off.
Tickets $500 per person; book online at

Bénédicte Hardy Cognac Experience
When Nov. 17-18
Where Le Cirque at Bellagio Las Vegas, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 693-8100
What An intimate affair with renowned cognac producer Bénédicte Hardy, this tour of the cart explores vintages from the family line, along with Hardy’s Perfection, the Columabrd grape classis for which the brand is timeless.
Tickets $500 minimum food and beverage credit; reserve online at

Sunday, Nov. 19

Morning After Trackside Brunch with Giada at GIADA at The Cromwell
When Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.
Where GIADA at The Cromwell, 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 777-3777
What Join celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis for a post-race brunch of Italian-inspired classics, all available right next to the circuit and its one-of-a-kind views.
Tickets $250 per person; book online at

Things to Do During Las Vegas F1: Best Comedy Events and Concerts

Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour Encore Theater
When Nov. 10-11, 2023; March 20, 22-23 at 7:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., 2024
Where Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7000
What Nate Bargatze, a Grammy-nominated comedian and podcaster, performs clean and approachable humor inside the intimate Encore Theater. The gifted comic’s streaming Netflix shows, “The Standups” and “The Tennessee Kid,” premiered globally, receiving rave reviews. On Amazon Prime, his most recent comedy special, “Nate Bargatze: Hello World,” became the service’s most viewed original comedy within its first 28 days. Additionally, millions of people have enjoyed his guest appearances on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
Tickets From $132 and up; buy online at Ticketmaster

Jay Leno: Live Stand-Up Comedy!
When Nov. 12 at 8 p.m.
Where Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-7000
What Jay Leno, known as “the hardest working man in show business,” returns to the Encore Theater on the Las Vegas Strip this fall. From late-night talk show host to admired stand-up comedian to pioneering car builder, the multi-hyphenate pop-culture legend is set to deliver another memorable performance. He’s currently the host of the latest iteration of the classic TV show “You Bet Your Life,” as well as a producer and host of the CNBC primetime series “Jay Leno’s Garage.” Don’t miss out on the Emmy Award-winner’s highly anticipated Las Vegas spectacle.
Tickets: From $38; buy online at Ticketmaster

The Sphere Day 1: Mark Ronson
When Nov. 16 at 10:15 p.m.
Where T-Mobile Zone at Sphere, 255 Sands Ave.; (725) 258-6724
What British DJ Mark Ronson kicks off race weekend festivities at The Sphere with a DJ set featuring his international hits. Guests can also enjoy Blue Man Group and Cirque du Soleil performances in addition to catering courtesy of Wolfgang Puck.
Tickets $2180 and up; buy online

The Sphere Day 2: Major Lazer
When Nov. 17 at 10 p.m.
Where T-Mobile Zone at Sphere, 255 Sands Ave.; (725) 258-6724
What Award-nominated Major Lazer trio of Diplo, Walshy Fire and Ape Drums will keep the party going on Saturday night with a hyped-up prelude from electro house DJ A-Trak. Guests can also enjoy Blue Man Group and Cirque du Soleil performances alongside delicious dishes from Wolfgang Puck.
Tickets $2,180 and up; buy tickets online at

The Sphere Day 3: J Balvin
When Nov. 18 at 8:45 p.m.
Where T-Mobile Zone at Sphere, 255 Sands Ave.; (725) 258-6724
What Globally-recognized Columbian superstar J Balvin finishes out the weekend with his energetic sets. Performances from Cirque and the Blue Man Group are also available on the day, along with Wolfgang Puck catering.
Tickets From $2,180; buy tickets online at

Kylie Minogue at Amber Lounge
When Nov. 18
Where Voltaire at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, 3355 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (866) 659-9643
What Amber Lounge will host “the world’s most exclusive Grand Prix weekend afterparty” with pop megastar Kylie Minogue in this affluent affair, complete with champagne and an A-list crowd.
Tickets From $1,000 per person; buy tickets at

Las Vegas F1 Events: Best Nightclubs

Zack Bia
When Friday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 p.m.
Where XS Nightclub at the Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-9966
What DJ and producer (and former Olivia Rodrigo flame) Zack Bia takes over XS Nightclub for Veterans Day Weekend in Vegas. After meeting Drake in 2017 while hosting and DJing events and dinners at buzzy nightclub Delilah, Bia sparked music fans’ curiosity when he opened for the rapper and appeared in his “Money in the Grave” music video. Among Bia’s most popular tracks are “Flowers” featuring Lil Yachty, “High” featuring DJ Gummy Bear and “Hardcore” featuring Don Toliver, to name a few.
Tickets $20-$65, 21 and up; buy tickets online at

Hakkasan Nightclub
When Nov. 16-18
Where MGM Grand, 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 891-3838
What Fat Joe, Fisher and legendary Las Vegas headliner Steve Aoki are hosting three respective nights at Hakkasan Nightclub to close out each night of the race.
Tickets From $100 for VIP admission; book online at

Marquee Nightclub
When Nov. 17-19
Where The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd; (702) 698-7000
What Starting on Friday night join The Nelk Boys with Happy Dad Seltzer sponsors, Martin Garrix for some dayclub fun on Saturday and Mustard closing up shop on Sunday night.
Tickets From $100 for VIP admission; book online at

Las Vegas F1: Invite-Only Events

RM Sotheby’s Official Auction of the Las Vegas Grand Prix
When Nov. 17
Where Awakening Theater at Wynn, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 770-9966
What James Corden hosts RM Sotheby’s auction of rare items, such as Tom Brady’s final Tampa Bay Buccaneers game jersey and Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes-Benz F1 car he used to win during his inaugural race. More details here.

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