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Raiders, UNLV Fans Can Tailgate Before Home Games at a New Beer Garden Pop-Up on the Strip

The Bud Light Beer Garden brings food and drink four hours before game time

An overhead view of a beer garden with picnic tables, tents, and a big-screen TV
The Bud Light Beer Garden.
MGM Resorts

Las Vegas Raiders and UNLV football fans now have a place to tailgate before home games in a spot close enough to Allegiant Stadium to walk. MGM Resorts teamed up with Bud Light on the Bud Light Beer Garden, a tailgate party between Mandalay Bay and the Luxor. Fans can head to the party before or after all Raiders and UNLV home games as well as select sports and entertainment events at Allegiant Stadium.

The 130,000-square-foot space located at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Hacienda Avenue is free, opening four hours before game time. Fans can find interactive football challenges and life-sized Jenga and chess, a deejay, sports-betting suites from MGM Resorts, and food and drinks from International Smoke by chef Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry, Diablo’s Cantina, Public House, and Beerhaus. A $99 all-you-can-eat-and-drink package includes a buffet of stadium eats. Another VIP experience includes private VIP Clubhouses and two-level suites.

Three trays of bratwursts
Beerhaus brats at the Bud Light Beer Garden.
MGM Resorts

Throughout the season, pro sports legends will make appearances. Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch made an appearance at an August 14 event for the pre-season opener for the Raiders.

Fans headed to the game can book a parking spot at Mandalay Bay, the Delano, Excalibur, or Luxor as well. It’s pricey.

Upcoming dates that the beer garden will be open include UNLV vs. Eastern Washington on Thursday, September 2; the Las Vegas Kickoff Classic with BYU vs. Arizona on Saturday, September 4; and the Baltimore Ravens vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Monday, September 13.

Mandalay Bay

3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-7777 Visit Website


3900 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 262-4000 Visit Website

Public House

3355 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 407-5310 Visit Website


707 Carson St., Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-534-1515 Visit Website

Michael Mina

3600 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 693-7223 Visit Website


3850 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 597-7777 Visit Website


3784 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 692-2337 Visit Website

International Smoke

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 891-3922 Visit Website

The Game

9090 Alta Drive, , NV 89145 (702) 636-7111 Visit Website

Allegiant Stadium

3333 Al Davis Way, Las Vegas, NV 89118 Visit Website

Bud Light Beer Garden

Las Vegas Boulevard S. and Hacienda Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Visit Website

Las Vegas

, , NV

Beer Garden

1 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 366-0889 Visit Website

Diablo’s Cantina

3900 Las Vegas Boulevard S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 262-5225 Visit Website