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Here are the Las Vegas Bowl events around town this week

Welcome to Bowl Week in Las Vegas. The Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl is set for Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium.

If you’re looking to attend the game, the game is a sellout, though tickets are available on the secondary market starting at about $150 each. If you’re staying home, it will be on ABC-TV with broadcasting legend Brent Musburger calling the action.

Between now and then, there’s many events where you can interact with BYU and Utah players and coaches. The teams’ arrival Tuesday is a private event, but here’s the latest list of events that are open to the public.:

Wednesday at 5 p.m. — Team Welcome Reception Fremont Street Experience (3rd Street)

The first event of Bowl Week 2015 brings Utah and BYU together with a Vegas-style entrance. Team competitions will be staged with a live Campus DJs performance. After team highlight videos are shown on the Viva Vision canopy, the teams will dine outside compliments of Outback Steakhouse.

Thursday at 7 p.m.  Show Night

Join the Utah and BYU players as they enjoy a performance of Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana.” For tickets, call 702-732-3912.

Friday at noon — Kickoff Luncheon (ticket required), Las Vegas Convention Center

ESPN analyst and former All-Pro offensive guard Mark Schlereth will be the featured speaker for the event at the South Hall. A limited amount of public tickets are available in advance for $50, plus a $15 processing fee. Call 702-732-3912.

Friday at 6 p.m. — Fremont Street Pep Rally Fremont Street Experience (1st Street)

Utah and BYU cheerleaders, bands and mascots will lead fans in school spirit demonstrations.

Saturday at 9 a.m.  Tailgate Party with G1gablast from Cox Sam Boyd Stadium at Star Nursery Fields

Live music, tailgating food and a battle of the bands will highlight the pregame festivities.

Saturday at 12:36 p.m.  Kickoff at Sam Boyd Stadium

BYU vs. Utah meet for the 96th time in a football game.

Las Vegas Bowl contributed to this report. Bill Bradley can be reached at bbradley@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-2909. Follow on Twitter: @billbradleyLV

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