In a historic move, the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are set to clash in the first-ever Las Vegas Super Bowl on Feb. 11 at Allegiant Stadium. With anticipation building, fans are rushing to secure last-minute flights and tickets for the championship game. The extravaganza promises to be unforgettable, featuring Usher as the headliner for the Apple Music Halftime Show.
As speculation mounts about whether this year will be dubbed the “Super Bowl of Swift,” with Taylor Swift potentially attending to support boyfriend Travis Kelce, ticket prices are soaring. Las Vegas, with its 150,000 hotel rooms in close proximity to the event, is emerging as the perfect destination. Known as the hub of sports betting, Las Vegas is gearing up for a year of unprecedented firsts.
Despite never hosting the game, Las Vegas has consistently been regarded as the most popular place to watch the Super Bowl year after year. The demand for travel to Vegas is surpassing last year’s numbers, with a 25 percent increase in searches for Las Vegas hotels on Friday night before the game compared to the same time last year, according to Hotels.com.
Expedia’s app reflects a 40 percent spike in searches for flights to Las Vegas for Super Bowl weekend following the determination of the two teams. The victory of the Chiefs saw a 55 percent increase in flight searches from Kansas City to Las Vegas, while the 49ers’ win resulted in a staggering 370 percent surge in flight searches from San Francisco to Las Vegas.
For those heading to the desert, The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a list of the best Super Bowl parties and events throughout the week in Las Vegas. From Maxim’s Casino Royale party featuring 21 Savage to H.wood’s Homecoming spectacular with Future, along with regular Big Game events from Shaq and Gronk, the city promises an array of exciting options.
Super Bowl LVIII is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 11, with Allegiant Stadium opening its gates at 11:30 a.m. PST and kickoff at 3:30 p.m. The Gameday Experience, open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., requires a Super Bowl LVIII game ticket for entry.
Last-minute tickets are available on Ticketmaster and various third-party online platforms. Thrifty shoppers can find exclusive deals on SeatGeek, Vivid Seats, and Ticket Network using specific promo codes. SeatGeek offers a $10 discount with the code HOLLYWOOD10, Vivid Seats provides $20 off with THR2024, and Ticket Network offers a 20 percent discount with the code TNSB58 for big game day tickets. Keep an eye on updates for the latest information on Super Bowl LVIII festivities in Las Vegas.