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Battle For Vegas Announces 2023 Event Date

Star-studded charity softball game set for Saturday, July 22 at Las Vegas Ballpark®


LAS VEGAS, NEV. (April 13, 2023) The Battle for Vegas hosted by Reilly Smith returns to Las Vegas Ballpark® at Downtown Summerlin® on Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Fans will get the chance to watch their favorite stars in action as the teams “battle” it out for Las Vegas’ ultimate bragging rights, all for a good cause. The softball showdown, now in its fourth year, features two all-star teams of professional athletes, led by Reilly Smith of the Vegas Golden Knights and his teammates against friends from the Las Vegas Raiders. The full roster of players will be announced soon.

Gates open on Saturday, July 22 at 5:30 p.m.  The Home Run Derby will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the opening pitch at 7:30 p.m. A flyover is planned with special appearances by mascots Chance, Spruce the Goose, Aviator and others. The event will conclude with a post-game firework display presented by Century Gaming Technologies.

The initial event launched in 2019 and has raised over $550,000 for deserving local charities. This year’s Battle for Vegas will benefit the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation with funds distributed to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.

New for 2023 is a Battle for Vegas Fan Fest event which will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 at Downtown Summerlin.  The Fan Fest will feature family-friendly interactive games, plus food, drinks and autograph signings from players.

Tickets for the Battle for Vegas Charity Softball Game will go on-sale Monday, April 17 at 10am.  General ticket prices begin at $35 for the game.  A limited number of elevated package experiences, including ballpark suites, are available. All tickets can be purchased online at, or at the Las Vegas Ballpark ticket office. Individual and corporate sponsorships are available.

For more information about group tickets, suites or sponsorship opportunities, contact James Sullivan at [email protected].

About Battle for Vegas:

The Battle for Vegas features two all-star teams of professional athletes to “battle” it out for Las Vegas’ ultimate bragging rights for a good cause. The event is hosted by Reilly Smith from the Vegas Golden Knights who serves as captain of his team. This year’s beneficiary is the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation. For additional information and details, visit

About Las Vegas Ballpark®

Las Vegas Ballpark®, located on eight acres in Downtown Summerlin® just south of City National Arena – practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights, is the home of the Las Vegas Aviators®, the city's professional Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The team is wholly owned by The Howard Hughes Corporation®, developer of the award-winning master-planned community of Summerlin® and developer of Las Vegas Ballpark. With a wide range of seating options including 22 suites, club seats, berm seating, party zones and decks, picnic tables, kids' zone, bars and a pool beyond the outfield wall, Las Vegas Ballpark boasts a capacity of 8,196. Designed to host a variety of events in addition to baseball, the site is landscaped to complement the surrounding master planned community. The site is easily accessed from all regions of the valley via the 215 Beltway.  For more on Las Vegas Ballpark, visit

For more information, contact: Melissa Warren / McKinzie Cogswell, The Warren Group, [email protected], 702-528-6016 / 702-234-5307