Lodging & Parking

Each year the Helldorado Days rodeo arena and carnival are built from the ground up in the heart of downtown Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Helldorado Days main event activities are located in an expansive new are behind the Smith Centers in Las Vegas' burgeoning downtown at the North-East conerner of Symphony Park Ave. and Grand Central Parkway.  

Helldorado does provide a Courtesy Booth during the events to check-in items such as strollers and packages if needed.


Lodging - Get the best deals in town!

Boyd Gaming

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No one does downtown Las Vegas like Boyd Gaming! Whether at the California, Main Street Station or Fremont - you'll find an eclectic blend of attractions, both historical and cutting-edge.

Enjoy turn-of-the-century antiques, one of the best buffets in Las Vegas and Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery’s fresh award-winning beers on tap at Main Street Station. Take in the spectacular light and audio extravaganza on display nightly on Fremont Street in front of the Fremont Hotel and Casino. Fremont is also home to Second Street Grill, one of the best gourmet rooms in the city. At the California Hotel and Casino, the spirit of aloha welcomes you. Popular with Hawaiian guests and locals alike, at the Cal, you can enjoy authentic Hawaiian fare at several outlets or a great steak and prime rib at the Redwood Grill.

Wherever you turn, you’ll see why Boyd Gaming sets the standard in downtown Las Vegas.

Fremont Hotel & Casino/California Hotel & Casino/Main Street Station Hotel, Casino and Brewery 

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$33 (Wed, Thurs)/$65 (Fri, Sat)

Rate Code: ZDORA14

*Rate based on availability - order via the reservation desk (888) 582-6278 or book online here.


Food & Beverage Deals

Boyd Gaming is proud to offer signature Helldorado Days meals as spirits during the event weekend with a specialty  “Bulls Milk” cocktail for ($4), made with Cruzan® Velvet Cinn and Jim Beam® Honey, will be available at all casino bars at the Fremont, California and Main Street Station (excluding Triple 7). Other offers include:

Main Street Station’s Triple 7 Restaurant & Microbrewery      

     - “Cowboy Breakfast Stout” ($3.77), a traditional oatmeal coffee stout

     - “Helldorado Shootout Burger” ($6.99, available 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.), topped with Jack Daniel’s®         Whiskey BBQ sauce and “Whiskerino” onions 

          - A signature Triple 7 brew can be added for $2.

Fremont Hotel Casino’s Tony Roma’s

     - “Hungry Cowboy’s Dinner” ($23), includes a 16oz rib-eye steak, baked potato, green beans                 and a small salad. 

          - Diners 21+ will receive a complimentary draft beer with purchase  



 El Cortez


Downtown Las Vegas' premiere hotel-casino blending new Las Vegas attitude with the classic Las Vegas swagger. The El Cortez is the longest continuously running downtown hotel-casino in Las Vegas. In the heart of Las Vegas' Downtown Fremont East District, the El Cortez Hotel and Casino underwent a multi-million dollar renovation and now offers world-class dining, entertainment, and gaming all while honoring the glitz and glamour of vintage Las Vegas, plus, the El Cortez offers free and easy parking to all hotel and casino guests.

Room Type Sun - Thurs Fri - Sat
Tower $22.00  $68.00
Cabana Junior $30.00  $76.00
Cabana Super  $38.00  $84.00

Group codes: HELDR0514 for the tower rooms and HELDRC0514 for the Cabana Suites.

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Rates are based on single or double occupancy and do not include the room tax, Amenities Fee and tax.  

The new Amenities Fee ($8.95 per day plus tax) includes:

- Unrestricted Wifi Access (more than $3 savings)

- One bottle of wine with dinner at The Flame*

- Fitness Center access

- Free Parking in attached garage

- Two water bottles in-room daily

- Unrestricted local calls

*Valid with purchase of 2 dinner entrees.  Limit one bottle per 2 persons.  Single diners will receive 2 glasses of wine.  Must be 21 or older.




On Wednesday and Thursday, the parking lot directly in front of the Children's Discovery Museum will accommodate approximately 450 vehicles. The cost per day is between $5 - $10 depending on length of stay.

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the cost will be $10.00 per day. 

Click here for a parking map!


Handicap Parking:
The main area for handicapped parking is the Children's Discovery Museum lot. The Smith Performing Arts Center will also hold a limited number of additional spaces.

Free Parking:
The parking garage at the World Market Center (directly across from the rodeo grounds) will provide free parking - approximately 3,700 spots available.




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