During the Belmont Stakes pre-race show on NBC, WWE officially announced that SummerSlam will take place live from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21 at 8pm ET/5pm PT. This will be the first time the annual event has ever been held at an NFL stadium.
“Coming out of the pandemic, it was important to us to have a big event like SummerSlam in Las Vegas. We expect to deliver a great night of sports entertainment for the people of the city and a boost in foot traffic for the casinos and local businesses,” said Nick Khan, WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer and Las Vegas native
SummerSlam will be one of the first sporting events held at full capacity at Allegiant Stadium with tickets on sale Friday, June 18.
“We couldn’t be more excited to host SummerSlam for the very 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 Visitors Authority. “Live entertainment and sporting events are returning to the destination in a big way, and SummerSlamis the perfect addition to the Las Vegas summer calendar.”
SummerSlam will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the United States and on WWE Network everywhere else.
Fans interested in an exclusive SummerSlam presale opportunity can register at www.summerslam.com/presale.