MGM Grand Executive Pastry Chef Wins ‘Best Fresh Pastry Award’ at 2018 Cacao Barry World Chocolate Masters Competition

LAS VEGAS (December 14, 2018) – MGM Grand Executive Pastry Chef Florent Cheveau was named one of the world’s top chocolatiers at the 2018 Cacao Barry® World Chocolate Masters Competition in Paris, France. The only United States delegate at the competition, Cheveau placed third out of 20 international competitors in the prestigious event. The award-winning Instant CH3 dessert is now available for guests to order at FiAMMA Italian Kitchen, located in The District at MGM Grand.

10 December 2018

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at MGM Grand Welcomes 2019 with Luxe New Year’s Eve Menu

LAS VEGAS (December 10, 2018) – Ring in the New Year at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino with L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon’s exclusive New Year’s Eve 2019 Discovery menu. Artfully crafted by Executive Chef Jimmy Lisnard, the crave-worthy, seven-course tasting menu will boast luxe ingredients such as shaved truffles, Ossetra caviar, Kagoshima Wagyu beef, sea urchin, seared foie gras and more. Diners also may toast to new beginnings with an optional pairing of the world’s finest champagnes or wines, each hand-selected by Robuchon Wine Director Michael Rone.

Bob Seger Adds New Dates to Final Tour, Coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, March 2, 2019

LAS VEGAS (December 6, 2018) – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are pleased to announce they are adding five new shows to their hugely successful final tour, including a Las Vegas stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. World Tour

November 29, 2018 – Today, Academy Award®-nominated, Golden Globe- and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman, announced his first world tour.  The Man. The Music. The Show. will see Jackman performing hit songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserable and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra.  The Man. The Music. The Show. will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, July 13, 2019.  The tour is produced by AEG Presents, TED-Dainty, and Robert Fox.     

Manny Pacquiao Returns to the U.S. to Defend His WBA Welterweight World Title Against Adrien Broner

NEW YORK (November 19, 2018) – Senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, boxing's only eight-division world champion, will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien "The Problem" Broner. The Pacquiao vs. Broner world championship event will take place Saturday, Jan. 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao vs. Broner and its co-main event fights will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV and presented by Premier Boxing Champions beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Dave Chappelle & John Mayer Controlled Danger Sunday, December 30 at MGM Grand Garden Arena

LAS VEGAS (November 14, 2018) – Over the past two years, good friends Dave Chappelle & John Mayer, one an Emmy Award-winning comedian, the other a GRAMMY® Award-winning musician, have played several intimate joint pop-up shows across the United States. Now, Live Nation is pleased to announce that the two world-class performers will be bringing their unique music and comedy hybrid to Las Vegas for the first time, as they present Controlled Danger at MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, Dec. 30 at 8 p.m.

Pepe Aguilar’s "Jaripeo sin Fronteras," Tour Coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 5, 2019

LAS VEGAS (November 12, 2018) – Pepe Aguilar’s "Jaripeo sin Fronteras," tour will play in Las Vegas on Cinco De Mayo for the first time. Featuring Pepe Aguilar and his brother Antonio Aguilar, Hijo, and children Leonardo and Angela Aguilar, the show will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 8 p.m.   

Iron Maiden Confirms Return to North America in 2019 on the Back of Sold Out European Tour

LAS VEGAS (November 9, 2018) – IRON MAIDEN will bring the Legacy Of The Beast Tour to North America in 2019 for an extensive series of arena and amphitheater shows produced by Live Nation. The tour will cover a total of 33 cities across the U.S. and Canada, including a Las Vegas stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at 8 p.m.

All-Tournament Passes to Go on Sale for 2019 Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments

SAN FRANCISCO (October 18, 2018) – The Pac-12 announced on Thursday that all-tournament passes for both the 2019 Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments presented by New York Life will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. PT for the men and Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. PT for the women. Las Vegas will be the site to both of the Conference’s postseason showcases for the first time in 2019 as the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament makes its debut in the city from March 7-10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and the 2019 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament returns to T-Mobile Arena for the third straight year from March 13-16.