STAMFORD, Connecticut June 5, 2021 – WWE announced today that Summer Slam will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21 at 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT, the first annual event to be held at an NFL stadium.
Allegiant Stadium, adjacent to the world famous Las Vegas Strip, is a cutting edge global event venue and home to the Las Vegas Raiders. SummerSlam will be one of the first sporting events to be held at full capacity at the Allegiant Stadium, with tickets on sale Friday 18 June. Fans interested in the exclusive SummerSlam pre-sale opportunity can register at www.summerslam.com/presale…
“After emerging from the pandemic, it was important for us to host a major event like SummerSlam in Las Vegas. We look forward to providing city dwellers with a great night of sports entertainment and increasing traffic to casinos and local businesses, ”said Nick Khan, WWE Las Vegas-born President and Chief Executive Officer of Revenue.
“The Raiders are delighted to be joining the WWE in hosting the SummerSlam at Allegiant Stadium in August,” said Raiders President Mark Badain. “WWE is the world’s leader in entertainment, and hosting one of the iconic events in the world’s capital of sports and entertainment is ideal. The Raiders are looking forward to SummerSlam and the full schedule of activities and entertainment at Allegiant Stadium. “
“We are thrilled to host SummerSlam for the first time and welcome WWE, its superstars and the WWE universe to Las Vegas this August,” said Steve Hill, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority. “Live entertainment and sporting events are returning to their destination on a grand scale, and SummerSlam a great addition to the Las Vegas summer calendar. “
Summer Slam will broadcast live exclusively on Peacock in the US and the WWE network everywhere.