Where to watch March Madness 2017 in Vegas?

Watching March Madness in Las Vegas

College basketball fans from all over the States will begin their yearly pilgrimage to Vegas to watch the March Madness games and enjoy a great atmosphere. Regardless of what college you are rooting for, you are guaranteed to have a great time. But there are many places where to watch the games, so we have compiled a list of bars, sports book and viewing parties to make life easier for you:

Blondies Sports Bar & Grill at Planet Hollywood

Viewing party: Dates coming soon
Details: Morning session from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; afternoon session from 3:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission covers the purchase of seating.

When it comes to college sports it doesn’t get better than Blondies; this lively sports bar features beer pong tables, making it a popular place among college students. 40 flat-screen TV’s are placed all over so you don’t miss a thing, food and beers are top notch, and the sexy cheerleaders make it an even more fun atmosphere.

TAP Sports Bar at MGM Grand

Viewing party: Dates coming soon
Details: Doors open at 9 a.m. Admission per person is the minimum one can spend for food and beverage.
Price: $75 per person
Reservations: (702) 891-7239 or

Inside the massive MGM Grand, TAP Sports Bar is worth taking a look at when planning your March Madness trip. This is a paradise for true-fans; authentic sports memorabilia of the greatest athletes in history covers the walls, 60 high-definition TVs so you don’t miss a thing, seating for 200 people willing to be part of the great vibe and atmosphere, and an amazing selection of local and seasonal craft beers to enjoy along with Chef Steve Barr’s signature dishes like the Beer Can Chicken.

Rockhouse at the Venetian

Viewing party: Dates coming soon
Open bar: $100 – covers house well drinks and domestic drafts (no seat)
Premium open bar: $200 – open bar covers all of the above plus bottled beer, premium spirits and a seat. $300 for two days and $400 for three days.
Reservations: HERE


Treasure Island

Viewing party: March 19-21,
Details: This event takes place at the TI Ballroom and it features banquet-table seating. There will be food and beverage concessions as well as satellite betting stations. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. daily.
Price: Free to enter (seating is first come, first serve)

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel

Viewing party: Dates coming soon
Details: Admission price includes bottomless Bud Light draft beer and soft drinks. Betting stations will be set up as well. Doors open 30 minutes prior to first tip off daily
Reservations: HERE

The Pub at Monte Carlo

Viewing party:

The atmosphere is perfect to enjoy the March Madness games; with 130 beers on tap this is the go-to place for beer lovers, not to mention the more than 35 TV’s to watch the game while you enjoy one of their juicy burgers or other pub classics.

Caesars Palace Sports Book

Referred to as one of the best Sports Book in Las Vegas, if you are thinking about watching a March Madness game at one then this should definitely be on your list. Caesars Palace Sports Book features 140 sports seats with a 12-inch flat screen at every table, six 12 x 15-foot screens and several more of smaller sizes so you don’t miss a play. Furthermore, Mesa Grill by Chef Bobby Flay is only a few steps away for when you start feeling hungry.

Mandalay Bay Sports Book

The tropical setting of the property translates into a laid back and relaxed atmosphere at the Mandalay Bay Sports Book, which is known for having some of the highest betting limits in town, and offering seating for 300 people and 84 TV screens. On top of that, the Sports Book has its own Grill that lets you enjoy burgers, sandwiches or salads while rooting for your favorite team.

Before deciding which sports bar to visit, call ahead and make reservations as Vegas gets pretty busy during March Madness (March 17 – April 6). As for the sports books, you may want to arrive early to secure a seat.

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