Last Updated on October 3, 2022
Allegiant stadium is the newest event center in Las Vegas. It is the new home to the NFL Las Vegas Raiders and UNLV Rebels college football team. However, they also host concerts and other events. Allegiant stadium is adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip on the other side of the highway.
It is truly a construction wonder and an enhancement to the community. It is a stadium built with 28,000 tons of structural steel, 100 yards of turf, and 95,000 square feet of field event space. Some of the other fun facts that the stadium are that it boasts 44 escalators, 2,200 TVs in the stadium, and ten different event spaces.
One of the best things about the stadium is that it is fully enclosed with climate control. This new attraction is something that everyone will want to see whether you are local or planning your next trip to Las Vegas, so let’s break it down.
Allegiant Stadium Cost
Allegiant stadium in Las Vegas cost 1.9 billion to build from concept to completion. Though this seems like a lot, it is not the most expensive stadium to date. The Sofi stadium that was recently built in Los Angeles cost 5 billion to complete. However, the Sofi stadium was completely privately funded, whereas the Allegiant stadium used some local public financing. The cost came with some really great features, so keep reading!
Capacity & Seating
Allegiant stadium has a capacity of 65,000 occupants. The high overall capacity means that there are a lot of seating options. Here’s an overview of them.
The general seating has four different levels, all with various viewpoints of the field. You can see one of the massive digital screens from every seat so that there is no bad seat in the house. However, general seating doesn’t come with any special perks.
There are two different club seating sections. These seats come with access to the Twitch Lounge and Modelo Cantina Club. The Modelo Cantina Club is a 26,000 square foot space that looks out to the 50-yard line. It also has three branded bars.
The Twitch lounge has a 300 banquet capacity, over 20,000 square feet, and can hold 3,500 people. Fans with will also have access to bars in the lounge. The two sections that are club seats with access to these areas are:
- East Club: Sections C109-C115
- West Club: Sections C131-C137
Premium Loge Seats
The premium loge seats are purchased in groups of four tickets and come with comfortable seats, premium site lines, VIP parking passes, exclusive menu and beverage options from your seat, early entry to the stadium, VIP entrances, and access to the 200 level clubs.
The suites fit 18-26 people with the option to purchase two additional standing-room-only tickets. They also come with VIP parking, in-suite exclusive food and beverage menus, access to the 200 level clubs, VIP entrances, an in-suite restroom, and early entry to the stadium. There are five different types of suites including:
- Microsoft Endzone Suites (100 Level)
- Executive Prime Suites (150 Level)
- Owner’s Suites (150 Level)
- Traditional Suites (200 Level)
- Corner Suites (200 Level)
Various options throughout the stadium are equipped with ADA seating on every level except the fourth. Overall the stadium is very accessible for those needing accommodating seats.
Allegiant Stadium Schedule
Allegiant stadium has quite the schedule lined up in 2021. Though the stadium is home to a Las Vegas college and professional level football team, they also are a premium venue for a slew of other sporting and concert events. Though you can find the complete schedule on the official Allegiant stadium website, here are a few upcoming events so that you can get an idea of some of the things you can see.
Since the stadium is climate controlled and has plenty of field space, many sporting events are on the schedule, including:
- Las Vegas Raiders- Pre-season begins August 14, 2021
- UNLV College Team- Season starts September 2, 2021
- WWE- SummerSlam on August 21st, 2021
- Rugby- Ruby Cup USA vs. Ireland on October 30, 2021
- Garth Brooks- July 10th (Already sold out!)
- Illenium- A special three-set show July 3rd, 2021
- Guns N Roses- First-ever rock show at the stadium August 27, 2021
The Las Vegas Raiders games are one of the highlights of the Allegiant stadium schedule. Raiders are sold through Ticketmaster since they are the official partner of the NFL. Through Ticketmaster, you can filter by price and see a mockup of the view from the seat that you choose. Each game has different pricing as well. However, only general admission and club tickets are sold through Ticketmaster. To reserve a suite, you will need to send an email which can be found on the website.
Parking at Allegiant stadium isn’t as bad as one might think. There are approximately 35,000 spaces within one mile of the stadium. To make it less of a hassle to park, the stadium uses Parking Hero, which is a parking reservation app where you purchase your spot in advance, and it is saved for you.
It is important to note that the stadium is cashless, so parking must be paid with a card.
Other options to get to the stadium include walking, rideshare, taxi, and The Deuce. The stadium has multiple pick-up and drop-off options for convenience.
- Onsite Lots: Lots A, C, E, F, G, H & J
- Offsite Lots: Lots T, V, U, X, W, S, Z, N, and OSV
Legacy Bricks at Allegiant Stadium
The Legacy Bricks at Allegiant Stadium are personalized bricks from Raiders fans that create the entrance walkway. During construction, fans had the opportunity to cement their loyalty, memorialize a loved one, or share their memories on custom engraved bricks.
The proceeds from the Legacy Bricks benefited the Raiders Foundation, a non-profit, which supports the military, youth development, and spreading the love of football.
Though it is too late to get one of your own, check out the Legacy Bricks and read the Raider community’s stories during your next visit to Allegiant Stadium.
Allegiant Stadium Tours
Want to see the stadium before you attend an event, or are you in town and just want a tour? The Allegiant stadium offers two guided tour options- the standard guided tour and the guided tour and drink.
The standard tour goes by the Al Davis Memorial Torch, erected for the previous Raiders owner Al Davis, the Raiderette Locker Room, Raiders Locker Rooms, the Field, the Broadcast Booth, Private Suites and Clubs, and Ubeo Press Conference Room. The standard guided tour tickets cost $59, and the tour is 75 minutes.
Upgrade your experience with the guided tour and drink, which includes the standard tour plus a conclusion of a complimentary drink with a view of the Las Vegas Strip and panoramic views of the inside of the stadium from the Al Davis Memorial Torch at the Coors Light Landing. Expect to hang out for about an hour after the tour when you upgrade your ticket. This experience costs $80.
Allegiant Stadium isn’t just for pro football teams and large-scale concerts. They also have ten event spaces of all sizes ranging from 300 guests to renting the entire field or stadium for up to 65,000 guests. Some of these event spaces include the Raiders Locker Room, Coors Light Landing, and Allegiant Flight Deck. Host your next corporate or private event in a space with state-of-the-art technology and quite the backdrop at Allegiant Stadium.
Allegiant Stadium is Ready for Las Vegas
Allegiant stadium is one of the biggest things to come to Las Vegas in a long time. It is expected to have a future economic benefit of $620 million and has permanently created 6,000 jobs in the Las Vegas, NV, area. Visit the official team store, take a tour, or buy tickets to one of the events because one thing is for sure, Allegiant Stadium is a must-see on your next trip to Las Vegas.
Will Allegiant stadium have a jail?
According to many reports, Allegiant stadium does have its own jail and courtroom to handle any unruly fans.
Can you walk from the Strip to Allegiant Stadium?
You can walk from the southside of the Las Vegas Strip to Allegiant stadium using the Hacienda Avenue bridge, which is closed to vehicular traffic on select game and event days for pedestrian safety.
Is Las Vegas Raiders stadium done?
Las Vegas Raiders stadium received its certificate of occupancy at the end of July 2020, so it is done.