What to Do in Vegas During the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction Weekend

By Jaime Villegas

August 27, 2015

So you’re headed to Vegas and pumped for your weekend at The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction™, but what will you do when you’re not bidding on cars as they cross the block?

Well fret not, it is VEGAS after all! They say that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas but we’re going to give you our suggestions on how to round out your exclusive weekend with memories you’ll definitely want to take back home.

It’s like having all the awesome things from the Hangover, without the hangover.

Take a look at some of our top things to do while attending the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction!

Go shopping!

Vegas offers some of the best places to shop. Most hotels offer their own shops with unique stores centered on the themes of the hotel. Vegas is also home to several brick and mortar stores of some of the biggest names in the fashion industry. Of course, don’t forget to visit the gift shops to buy a little reminder of your trip!

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Go golfing!

Need to loosen up a bit before heading to the auction? Visit the Bali Hai Gold Club, named after the famous Indonesian land of enchantment, this lush and very luxurious course is surrounded by seven-acres of opulent water features, tons of tress, towering palms and over 100,000 Balinese tropical plants.

The par-71 course measures 7,002 yards from the tips and affords spectacular views of the Strip mega-resorts from the fairways. Bali Hai’s unique layout includes teasers like #16, a par-3 island green that frequently comes with an audience from the Cili Restaurant patio and #3, a 468 yard par-4 with a creek running the entire right-side, balanced with a bunker on the left. Play #3 and find out why it’s called “Shipwreck.” Challenging play, breathtaking scenery and first class facilities make Bali Hai a one-of-a-kind golfer’s paradise that Golf Digest named one of the “Top 50 Resort Courses”. It’s the quickest way to take a trip to Bali without leaving the country.

Have your mind blown!

You’ve seen him on T.V., on Oprah, you’ve even read his books! I’m talking about Criss Angel, arguably the most watched magician in the history of the planet. And now you can be part of the magic while in Vegas! Catch Criss Angel in Believe, an illusion spectacular at the Luxor Hotel & Casino.

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Hit the pool(s)!

Las Vegas hotels are known for not only their luxurious casinos, but also for their over-the-top pools! Barrett-Jackson VIP Experiences’ guests staying at the Mandalay Bay’s Delano Las Vegas Hotel can enjoy the different areas of poolside goodness within the 11 lush acres of the Mandalay Bay Beach, including Moorea Beach Club, the Beachside Casino, and newly-opened Daylight Beach Club and over five amazing pools!

Gamble! (Responsibly, of course)

It wouldn’t be Vegas if you didn’t test your luck in the casinos. The tricky part is obviously deciding which one to visit! There is no proof that one casino offers more luck to patrons so I can tell you to visit a specific one. However, I must tell you that if you plan on gambling; make sure you gamble responsibly. Set yourself a budget and keep that in mind as you play! But if you get lucky, you might be able to bid on one of those other cars you’ve been eyeing this whole time!

Bid at the 8th Annual Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction

If you haven’t bought your Official Ticket Package for the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction in Las Vegas, now is the time!

Barrett-Jackson VIP Experiences will get you exclusive access to special VIP benefits throughout the weekend, from meet and greet opportunities, gourmet food and beverages, behind-the-scenes access and so much more! 

Become a Barrett-Jackson VIP today!