In Salt Lake City, Utah’s Vivint Smart Home Arena will host the 23rd NBA All-Star Game. The best players in the league, including well-known figures like Durant, Giannis, Steph, and Embid, will travel to SLC for the entirety of All-Star Weekend events. The All-Star Weekend in 2023 will take place from Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19. The NBA’s All-Star Game will take place on Sunday at Vivint Smart Home Arena, commemorating the previous All-Star Game’s 30th anniversary in Salt Lake City.
Calendar of Events for All-Star Weekend
NBA All-Star weekend combines exciting sporting events with a fun party, making it similar to a cross between Madri Gras and the Super Bowl. Fans from all over the nation travel to watch this weekend’s NBA basketball games live. The main events are listed below, but many fans also look forward to the annual NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, NBA All-Star Practice, and NBA All-Star Jam Session.
NBA All-Star Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night
NBA All-Star game on Saturday night Saturday Evening (Skills Competition, 3-Point & Slam Dunk Contest)
NBA All-Star Game on Sunday afternoon
NBA All-Star Game
The NBA All-Star Game is a showcase of the league’s best basketball players. The game is part of the annual All-Star Weekend, which also includes the All-Star Celebrity Game, the Rising Stars Challenge, and the All-Star Saturday Night, which includes the Skills Competition, Slam Dunk Contest, and Three-Point Shootout. In 1951, the first NBA All-Star Game was held in Boston, Massachusetts.
The game allows fans to see the best players in the NBA play together in a more exciting environment, where players are throwing up three-point shots from half court and dunks from the free throw line. The location of the NBA All-Star Game and All-Star Weekend rotates throughout the NBA each year.
Future Locations NBA All-Star Game
- 2024 Game in Indianapolis, Indiana
- 2025 Game (TBA)