About CORE Arena

CORE Arena is the very first and only permanent outdoor equestrian center in Downtown Las Vegas. The new location features two outdoor arenas for roping practice and exercise during the rodeo.

CORE Arena, adjacent to the Plaza Hotel & Casino, has 80 stalls available for year-round use, making it easy for enthusiasts to “kiss their horses goodnight,” knowing their animals will be safe.

For event bookings contact CoreArena@plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2320.

Demolition Derby

October 29-31

The Plaza Hotel & Casino is proud to host the CASINO BATTLE ROYALE demolition derby in Las Vegas October 29th, 30th, & 31st, from Stirrin’ Dirt Racing, the largest demolition derby promoter in the west, at the CORE Arena.

National Finals Rodeo

December 3-12

The National Finals Rodeo is the premier championship rodeo event in the United States. The NFR showcases the talents of the PRCA’s top 15 money-winners in each event as they compete for the world title.

We have missed you and are excited to announce that the Plaza Hotel & Casino will be reopening on Thursday, June 4.

To celebrate and welcome our guests back, we are offering a special Old School Fun getaway package. To save on your stay, upgrade your room, enjoy a daily food credit and get free slot play, click here.

And please know that your health and safety remain our top priority, and we have implemented numerous safety protocols to align with federal, state, and local health guidelines. To learn more, click here.

Welcome back to the Plaza – the place to be downtown and where vintage Vegas lives!
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