Attending a sporting event on vacation is the perfect way to unwind, build a bond with fellow travelers, and create camaraderie with locals. Did you know HGV properties are near some of the top sporting events worldwide? Let us be your home base while you cheer on your favorite team, car, player, and even game fish, in these must-see sporting events near Hilton Grand Vacations resorts.
Rugby World Cup Sevens
It’s time to plan your dream trip to Japan and be a part of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The Rugby World Cup is a men’s rugby union tournament contested every four years between the top international teams. Held over the course of seven weeks, it is the 3rd largest sports event in the world after the summer Olympics and the Football World Cup. Tournament dates are September 20 – November 2, 2019.
Where to Stay: Choose from our beautiful Japanese HGV properties.
Panaewa Stampede Rodeo
Big Island, Hawaii
Every February, check out rodeo Hawaiian-style at this weekend event featuring an amateur competition between cowboys, cowgirls, keiki and kupuna. Enjoy paniolo (cowboy) demonstrations, Hawaiian musical entertainment, food and craft booths.
Where to Stay: Our four gorgeous Big Island resorts
Hawaiian International Billfishing Tournament
Big Island, Hawaii
The “grandfather of all big game fishing tournaments” is a week-long event that’s been around almost 60 years! Organized just two days after Hawaii officially became a state in 1959.
Where to Stay: Our incredible Big Island resorts
Orlando City Soccer
Orlando City Soccer Club is an American professional soccer club in Orlando, Florida, that competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer. March 8, 2015, was a day to remember forever, as 62,510 City fans, flooded the Orlando Citrus Bowl for the team’s inaugural MLS match against New York City FC. Come continue the excitement with Orlando City Soccer!
Where to Stay: Choose from any of our stunning Orlando properties.
Daytona Beach, Florida
If you want to be a part of The Great American Race, HGV would love to be your homebase. Don’t miss out when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season begins anew with this showcase of speed, skill and determination as drivers battle the famed 2.5-mile trioval and it’s 31-degree banking to earn the coveted title of DAYTONA 500 Champion.
Where to Stay: Orlando is so close you can almost hear the engines! Stay at one of our four Orlando HGV properties.
AmGen Tour of California
Up and down the State of California
While the route changes yearly, the one week, 750-mile AmGen Tour of California is your best chance to see world-class cyclists riding through cities and along the coasts of California. The Tour of California doesn’t have a long history, going on only since 2006, but it has begun to attract thousands of cycling spectators who may have otherwise traveled to Europe for the Tour de France or the Giro d’Italia.
Where to Stay: Depending on the route, you can start (or end) at one of our Carlsbad, San Diego properties, and stay at other Hilton family hotels along the way.
New York, New York
Tennis fans gather at the annual U.S. Open Championship in Flushing Meadows, Queens, N.Y. Since 1978, top players match up at the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) National Tennis Center (renamed the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center).
Where to Stay: Choose from our three New York City properties!
PGA Championship 2019
Long Island, New York
Four! The 2019 PGA Championship is the forthcoming 101st PGA Championship that will take place from May 16–19 at Black Course in Bethpage State Park on Long Island, in Farmingdale, New York.
Where to Stay: Our incredible three properties in Manhattan!
FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup
Park City, Utah
Snow enthusiasts gather in Utah, February 1-10, 2019, for a showcase of a record 15 World Championship medal events in both genders over 10 days. Two new events will be contested at the Championships, big air skiing and team aerials. This 2019 event will be the largest international event in Utah since the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
Where to Stay: Sunrise Lodge, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club
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