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Spectating Guide

Welcome to The Great American Off-Road Race!

Known as “The Great American Off-Road Race™,” The Mint 400 is the most celebrated, prestigious, and challenging off-road race on the planet. This annual four-hundred mile marathon between the top off-road racers in the world includes over four hundred and fifty race teams in twenty-four different classes of off-road vehicles. Thousands of racers and celebrities from around the world have attempted to tame the brutal Nevada desert, but less than half of them have ever finished the Mint.

All events on Fremont Street beginning Wednesday, March 9th are free and open to the general public!

Wednesday, March 9th – The Mint 400 Vehicle Parade // FREE
125 of desert racing’s most competitive vehicles, carrying the stars of the sport, VIP guests, and more, descended upon the Las Vegas Strip at 4pm for the annual Mint 400 Vehicle Parade.  A staple of the event each year, the Vehicle Parade takes more than $40 million worth of desert racing machinery through the city from Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino to Fremont Street East in downtown Las Vegas, before giving way to the official Mint 400 Kickoff Party at Atomic Liquor.

Thursday, March 10th – Off-Road Festival // FREE
The Mint 400 Off-Road Festival is the premier off-road showcase event, and for over five decades it has drawn the industry’s best racers, brightest mechanical minds, and most progressive off-road product makers to fabulous Las Vegas. What started as a traditional one-day “tech and contingency” event has exploded into a full-blown off-road festival with over 150 exhibitors, 400 race vehicles and an estimated 20,000 people over the two days.

Days events lead up to the famed off-road contest in and around Las Vegas, including a vehicle parade down the Las Vegas Strip, a drivers meet and greet, a pit crew challenge contest, massive parties, a qualifying race, and a huge ten-block Off-Road Festival on Fremont Street East.

There are two ways to spectate the racing action at The Mint 400:

1. PRIMM, NV START/FINISH LINE MIDWAY

Admission: Spectating at the Official Mint 400 Start/Finish Line includes exciting viewing areas, bathrooms, shaded seating, food vendors, off-road exhibitors, official merchandise, bars and a VIP/Hospitality area.   Tickets are $15 per person in advance / $20 per person at the gate. 

Parking: All parking in the front of the hotels in Primm, NV is free but located furthest from the Start/Finish Line Midway.  If you would like to park closest the Start/Finish Line Midway on the backside the Primm hotels, you will need a Primm Parking Pass. 

Click here to purchase a Start/Finish Line Midway Ticket.

Click here to purchase a VIP Hospitality Pass.

Click here to purchase a Primm Parking Pass.

2. JEAN, NV SPECTATOR AREAS

The second way to watch The Mint 400 is from one of the four thrilling spectator areas located in Jean, Nevada off the 15 Freeway at Goodsprings Road.  These areas can be accessed by purchasing a Spectator Parking Pass for your vehicle.  Spectator parking passes in Jean are extremely limited and do sell out every year!

Click here to purchase a Jean, NV Remote Spectator Parking Pass.