Construction vs. Cancer

construction vs cancer las vegas

November 4, 2023 at Silverton Hotel Casino

Construction vs. Cancer is a partnership of the American Cancer Society and the Las Vegas construction industry. This unique for a unique fundraising event at Silverton Casino puts kids in the operator’s seat of construction equipment!

The event benefits the American Cancer Society and provides a festive, carnival-like atmosphere amongst construction equipment and funds childhood cancer research and services. 

Construction vs Cancer: What to Expect

Construction vs Cancer promises an unforgettable day filled with fun and purpose:

Delicious Food: Satisfy your taste buds with a delectable selection of offerings from our fave food truck vendors.

Major Machinery: Get up close to awe-inspiring operating equipment and cranes.

Community Spirit: Join us in fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose as we stand together against childhood cancer.

Saturday, November 4, 10am
Silverton Casino Hotel Parking Lot

General Admission: FREE

VIP Tickets: $20 (close to sell out)

VIP Admission includes: 

  • Early access into the park at 9am

  • Expedited registration line pass

  • Construction vs Cancer t-shirt

  • VIP button

  • Additional swag (as items become available)

The 2022 event sponsors and volunteers  raised over $153,000 toward their goal to fight childhood cancer and include dedicated companies Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, NDL Group Inc., Vermeer Mountainwest, CSI Scaffolding, and many more. Information about sponsorship opportunities, volunteerism, and other related needs can be found at

All funds raised for the event support the American Cancer Society pediatric research and our mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without childhood cancer through funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.

Because cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death for ages 1-19, the Society currently funds 46 childhood cancer research grants totaling $27 million (as of March 1, 2022), with funds raised each year at events like this one in Las Vegas. 

The 2021 event raised more than $195,000 to fight childhood cancer.