F1 Grand Prix Takes the Las Vegas Strip by Storm

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In a city known for pushing the boundaries of extravagance, Las Vegas recently witnessed a spectacle like never before as the Formula 1 Grand Prix sped onto the iconic Strip from Nov. 16 to 18. With MGM’s opulent properties lining the race route, race enthusiasts and luxury seekers enjoyed a weekend of unparalleled experiences and unforgettable memories.

Glamor Unleashed: Bellagio Fountain Club

The pulsating heart of this racing extravaganza in Las Vegas was the Bellagio Fountain Club, the usual epitome of glitz and glamour, and other things too. Guests at the club enjoyed the epitome of VIP treatment, including luxury transport between the club and the F1 paddock.

With views of one of the most famous fountains in the world, we’re sure everyone had a wonderful time.

Beyond the Track: MGM’s Immersive Offerings

For those without tickets to the sought-after Bellagio Fountain Club, MGM in Las Vegas crafted an array of immersive experiences across its properties. The Shoey Bar at the Bellagio guests indulge in craft cocktails served in replica driving shoes, a playful nod to the iconic Daniel Ricciardo celebration whereby he drinks his champagne out of his driving shoe. Delicious.


At the Cosmopolitan, the Aioka Watch Party at the Boulevard Pool displayed F1-inspired art installations and offered encounters with the mysterious performance artists, The Bumbys, with their fair and honest appraisals.

Sweet Speed: Aria’s Patisserie

Just a hop away at the Aria, the Aria Patisserie team unveiled a delectable and majestic masterpiece – a life-size F1 car entirely crafted from candy—a testament to the inventive spirit that defines Las Vegas! As the city embraced this unprecedented race weekend, Las Vegas once again asserted its prowess in transforming entertainment into an art form, with thrilling spectacles that are sure to be etched into the annals of racing history. And if you’re wondering who won the race, we’ll give you one guess…