Get On the Ball!

Feel the heat when the 2023 NCAA men’s basketball championship tournament action gets underway in Vegas this month. Don’t delay in reserving your party spot in front of the big screens while munching down on tasty game-day eats and swilling specialty drinks—seats fill up fast.

North Strip
THE STRAT The “March Festival of Hoops” full-day viewing party held in The Strat Theater features priority seating, three huge screens, stadium-style food, drinks and raffle giveaways. 3/16-3/18, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., $150-$250;

Center Strip
THE LINQ Join “March Mayhem 2023” at ameriCAN Baron the Promenade for a full-day package price of $175 per person that guarantees a seat and access to the premium all-you-can-drink bar. Food isn’t provided, but outside options are permitted. 3/16-3/19,

South Strip
PARIS LAS VEGAS The rooftop Beer Park hosts “Tournament Madness” offering premium, full-day indoor and outdoor seating with a pre-purchased daily food-and-beverage credit of $200 and $250, respectively, per person. 3/16-3/10, 3/23-3/26, 4/1 & 4/3; info: 702-444-4500,reservations:

Off the Strip
HOFBRÄUHAUS LAS VEGAS The restaurant’s Bavarian biergarten transforms into “Mad Haus” tournament viewing parties providing a guaranteed seat, premium open bar and all you can eat from its authentic German food menu with a ticket purchase. 3/16-3/19, $150 for half-day, $250 for full-day;

GOLDEN NUGGET Open to the public, the “March Fever Viewing Party 2023” offers giant screens, stadium-style food andl ive betting stations. For a guaranteed seat, purchase a VIP ticket; packages include four food items and five drink tickets daily per person. 3/16-3/19, $129+-$599+;

—Carla J. Zvosec