Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend Returns to Orleans Arena Sept. 12-14

Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend Returns to Orleans Arena Sept. 12-14
Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend
, one of the most prestigious fitness competition in the world, returns to the Orleans Arena on Sept. 12-14 with several confirmed celebrity appearances.

For the 14th consecutive year, the Mr. Olympia contest will bring top bodybuilders and fitness professionals to the stage at the Orleans Arena. Bodybuilding legends, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lee Haney, Ronnie Coleman, and Las Vegas’ own Jay Cutler, have all earned multiple Mr. Olympia titles during their reign.

Athletes will compete in eight IFBB Professional League sanctioned divisions as the Olympia finals cap off a thrilling weekend of elite physique and fitness competition. This year’s event includes record prize money, making it one of the most lucrative bodybuilding and fitness competitions.

This year’s event schedule is as follows:

  • On Thursday, Sept. 12, the weekend kicks off at noon at the Orleans Arena with the Olympia Press Conference (free to the public).  Later in the day fans can interact with the champs up close and in person at the Meet the Olympians event at Orleans Arena, held on the Concourse Level. VIP ticket holders and Platinum Members will be granted early entry at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public, free of charge at 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena – Finals of 212 Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Figure Olympia, Women’s Physique Olympia and Pre-Judging of Mr. Olympia
    Reserved seating – $75 to $183
  • Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena – Finals of Mr. Olympia, Bikini Olympia, Men’s Physique Olympia and Classic Physique Olympia
    Reserved seating – $92 to $246

Tickets can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; or online at or