After a successful home debut at an empty Allegiant Stadium Monday the Raiders are looking for fans to drive in to watch the next game on their schedule.
The $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium was constructed in 31 months and chock-full of special features.
Ahead of Allegiant Stadium’s grand debut Monday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal was given an exclusive tour of the inside of the $2 billion facility.
Allegiant Stadium is ready to host its first event Monday as it received its final certificate of occupancy last month from Clark County.
With fans not allowed at Allegiant Stadium for the 2020 NFL season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Raiders wanted to give fans a connection to game day while they watch from home.
The Raider Image official team store will open to the public at 11 a.m. Wednesday ahead of the team’s inaugural game at the $2 billion stadium Monday.
The video screen, spanning 27,600 square feet on the Interstate 15-facing side of the $2 billion stadium, was illuminated Monday night with color test bars.
The Raiders have acknowledged there’s still $162 million in unpaid bills on Allegiant Stadium, and the Stadium Authority says liens against any large project are common.
The Raiders’ tenure in Las Vegas is set to be guaranteed one year longer than originally expected.
Construction efforts on Allegiant Stadium not only finished on time and on budget, it also met community benefit goals set by legislation that allocated a $750 million public contribution to the project.