Tickets for the 2011 AVN Awards Show in The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort are On Sale Now

For nearly three decades, the AVN Awards Show has been the adult industry’s biggest night to bestow the highest honors in a variety of categories. The 2011 AVN Awards Show returns to the Pearl inside the Palms Casino Resort 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8.

Dubbed “The Oscars of Adult” by Entertainment Weekly, the AVN Awards Show is a must-attend, must-see event featuring the hottest stars from adult and mainstream pop culture. The event will be co-hosted by 2010 AVN Female Performer of the Year, Tori Black, and Digital Playground contract girl, Riley Steele. Lisa Lampanelli, Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean, will also host this year’s show. One of the preeminent insult comics of her generation, Lampanelli has gained nationwide fame over the last decade primarily via her appearances on Comedy Central’s celebrity roasts (Flava Flav, Jeff Foxworthy, Pamela Anderson, William Shatner and more).

Other stars attending the show include Dave Navarro, Jesse Jane (Middle Men), Jenna Haze (Superbad), Ron Jeremy, Tommy Gunn (Entourage), Kirsten Price (Weeds), Kayden Kross and more.

Hundreds of nominees will be acknowledged with a record 155 categories represented, including new categories honoring retailers, distributors, pleasure products and additional categories in the web and technology sector. More information and a complete list of nominees and categories can be found online:


  • Dec. 31 – Thirty Seconds to Mars; $75 and $125
  • Jan. 9 – Pauly Shore’s Vegas Is My Oyster Variety Show; $34 & $49
  • Jan. 15 – Lisa Lampanelli; $49.50
  • Feb. 25 – Stone Temple Pilots; $45, $65 and $85

The Pearl Box Office is open Sunday from noon – 7 p.m., Monday from noon – 10:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from noon – 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday from noon – 10 p.m. and Saturday from noon – 10 p.m. For more information on upcoming events, please call 702.942.6888.