This post is written by Ariel Abbott, Editor of EarlyVegas.com
Ready to get rowdy for March Madness? Besides all those macho men rocking facial hair for Mustache March, March is bound to be one of the most busy and fun travel months this year, especially for Las Vegas. With St. Patrick’s day, college spring break, and Easter during March, topping it all off is definitely March Madness 2013. The NCAA College Men’s Basketball tournament kicks off on March 19th, and there’s no better place to join in on the basketball betting action than by travelling to Las Vegas for March Madness. After the Super Bowl, March Madness is the next biggest sporting event to watch in Vegas and one of the top reasons to visit Las Vegas. The basketball tournament commonly known as March Madness features 64 college teams battling it out on the court for the National Championship trophy, and there’s no better way to watch the games than at an exhilarating Las Vegas hotel or Vegas sports book. For those traveling to Vegas in March, we’ve got your back for the scoop on the best places to watch the 2013 March Madness in Las Vegas:
1. You can experience Roman splendor alongside a boisturous basketball fan atmosphere at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas for March Madness 2013. For $175 per person, Caesars Palace is offering a Hoops on the Strip Full Court Package which gets you table seating with bottomless well liquor and house wine for $175/person. If you’re traveling with a group for March Madness 2013 in Vegas, pay $1999 for a group of 6 and get individual drink service, video games and gift bags! If you’re really popular and have a lot of friends, dish out an extra $199 extra for each additional person (up to two extra) at Caesars for this package.
2. For a cheap March Madness general admission day option, the Cosmopolitan is offering $40/day entry to the Brera Ballroom, which includes 2 free cocktails and entry to the lounge with on-site Vegas sports betting. For those who have a larger chunk of change to spend on their March Madness weekend, for $125 you can get VIP entry which includes free cocktails, upgraded seating and sports betting. All those popular kids out there who are traveling with a group to Las Vegas for March Madness, with 8-10 people and $1500 you can get a “Private Pod” which includes a private lounge and TV, free cocktails, and control over which games are showing.
3. Another favorite for Basketball and March Madness in Las Vegas is THE PUB at Monte Carlo. WIth over 30 Plasmas and pints for just $4.95 or buckets for $24.95, you can have all of the March Madness atmosphere without killing your budget. Plus, Monday-Friday from 3-7 pm there’s’ Happy Hour with sliders for $1, wings for $1 and buy one get one free for certain well and domestic drafts. Diablo’s Cantina is also having March Madness specials starting at 1 pm at the Monte Carlo in Vegas!
4. You may be heading to Las Vegas for the March Madness games, but what’s a Vegas vacation without tasty eats and a Las Vegas show? If you’re looking for cheap room rates and a fun but cheap sports book for March Madness, it’s worth your time to check out the Race and Sports book at Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas. This spring the Flamingo offers a $50 food credit with their Ultimate Margaritaville Experience package. They also offer amazing rates and promo codes for 15% off rates, and rooms starting at just $29 per night with the Friends and Family package. With the food and rooms covered, you’ll have more dough to spend enjoying March Madness! Plus, when you’re not watching the March Madness games, the only thing else you would need for your Vegas vacation is some evening entertainment! Flamingo has tons of show options from Comedy, Tribute, Adult, and headliner shows. You can see Donny and Marie sing live in their Las Vegas headliner show, laugh with George Wallace at the Flamingo for his Vegas comedy show, or have a blast from the past with the Legends in Concert tribute show, just to name a few.
5. Head on over to Harras for the Hoops At Harrah’s event for a cheap March Madness event that won’t break the bank. For $89/person you’ll get open bar, sports betting and they’ll be airing all four games at once. If you’re traveling with friends, choose the Man Cave Package and with a group of 8. WIth this Vegas March Madness package you’ll get “Living Room” viewing areas, a private buffet, and sports betting for $1999.
This article was written by Ariel Abbott, Editor of EarlyVegas.com