Things To Do in Las Vegas

Discover a plethora of entertaining activities, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World ” Las Vegas offers a range of entertainment options to suit every taste. From music and comedy shows to magic performances, acrobatic displays, and theatrical productions the city has something for everyone. With a lineup of star-studded concerts, theater shows, thrilling sports events, guided tours, and more there’s no shortage of things to keep you engaged in Las Vegas. Stay updated on the events taking place today, tomorrow, this weekend, and next week. Immerse yourself in the varied experiences that Las Vegas has to offer! Here are some top recommendations, for things to do while visiting this city.

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Farrell Dillon
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Farrell Dillon | 238
May 20, 2024 4:00 PM
location Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club at the LINQ, 89109, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd.
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Paranormal - The Mindreading Magic Show
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Paranormal - The Mindreading Magic Show | 308
May 20, 2024 4:00 PM
location Imagine Showroom at Horseshoe Las Vegas, 89109, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd South
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Paranormal
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Paranormal | 284
May 20, 2024 4:00 PM
location Imagine Showroom at Horseshoe Las Vegas, 89109, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd South
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Postcard from Earth
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Postcard from Earth | 1870
May 20, 2024 4:30 PM
location The Sphere At the Venetian Las Vegas, 89169, 255 Sands Avenue
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Blue Man Group
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Blue Man Group | 938
May 20, 2024 5:00 PM
location Blue Man Theater at The Luxor Hotel, 89119, 900 Las Vegas Blvd South
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The Australian Bee Gees
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The Australian Bee Gees | 322
May 20, 2024 5:00 PM
location Thunderland Showroom at Excalibur Hotel & Casino, 89109, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd
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Tournament Of Kings
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Tournament Of Kings | 540
May 20, 2024 6:00 PM
location Excalibur Arena at Excalibur Hotel & Casino, 89109, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd
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Cirque du Soleil - Mad Apple
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Cirque du Soleil - Mad Apple | 855
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location New York - New York Theater - New York Hotel & Casino, 89109, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South
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Potted Potter
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Potted Potter | 538
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location Imagine Showroom at Horseshoe Las Vegas, 89109, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd South
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Awakening
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Awakening | 490
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location Awakening Theater At Wynn Las Vegas, 89109, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd
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Comedy Cellar
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Comedy Cellar | 892
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location Comedy Cellar at Rio Las Vegas, 89103, 3700 W Flamingo Rd
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WOW - The Vegas Spectacular
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WOW - The Vegas Spectacular | 630
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location Rio Showroom at Rio Las Vegas, 89103, 3700 W Flamingo Rd
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Cirque du Soleil
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Cirque du Soleil | 2176
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location New York - New York Theater - New York Hotel & Casino, 89109, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South
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Cirque du Soleil - Ka
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Cirque du Soleil - Ka | 930
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location KA Theatre at MGM Grand, 89109, 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard
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Mat Franco
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Mat Franco | 376
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location Mat Franco Theater at the LINQ, 89109, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd.
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David Copperfield
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David Copperfield | 706
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand, 89109, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South
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Wayne Newton
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Wayne Newton | 114
May 20, 2024 7:00 PM
location Bugsy's Cabaret at Flamingo Hotel, 89109, 3555 S. Las Vegas Blvd
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Shin Lim
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Shin Lim | 88
May 20, 2024 7:30 PM
location The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas, 89109, 3400 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
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Josh Wolf
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Josh Wolf | 66
May 20, 2024 7:30 PM
location Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club at the LINQ, 89109, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd.
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Tape Face
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Tape Face | 210
May 20, 2024 7:30 PM
location House of Tape in the Underground Theater, 89109, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd South
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Jersey Boys
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Jersey Boys | 404
May 20, 2024 7:30 PM
location Orleans Showroom at The Orleans Hotel, 89103, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave.
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Absinthe
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Absinthe | 992
May 20, 2024 8:00 PM
location Spiegeltent at Caesars Palace, 89109, 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South
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Carrot Top
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Carrot Top | 294
May 20, 2024 8:00 PM
location Atrium Showroom at The Luxor Hotel, 89109, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd S
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Menopause - The Musical
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Menopause - The Musical | 518
May 20, 2024 8:00 PM
location Harrah's Cabaret At Harrah's Las Vegas, 89109, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South
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Local Natives
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Local Natives | 2
May 20, 2024 8:00 PM
location House Of Blues - Las Vegas, 89119, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd
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Thunder From Down Under
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Thunder From Down Under | 696
May 20, 2024 9:00 PM
location Thunderland Showroom at Excalibur Hotel & Casino, 89109, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd
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Rob Garrett & The King of Diamonds Band
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Rob Garrett & The King of Diamonds Band | 26
May 20, 2024 9:00 PM
location Pegasus Showroom At Alexis Park, 89169, 375 E Harmon Ave
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Rob Garrett - Neil Diamond Tribute | 26
May 20, 2024 9:00 PM
location Pegasus Showroom At Alexis Park, 89169, 375 E Harmon Ave
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Luenell
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Luenell | 134
May 20, 2024 9:30 PM
location Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club at the LINQ, 89109, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd.
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X Burlesque
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X Burlesque | 624
May 20, 2024 10:00 PM
location Bugsy's Cabaret at Flamingo Hotel, 89109, 3555 S. Las Vegas Blvd
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Entertainment in Vegas

Here are some key features of the city’s entertainment scene:


  1. Shows and Performances: Las Vegas hosts some of the most extravagant live shows in the world. Famous productions include the Cirque du Soleil shows, like “O,” “Mad Apple,” “Mystère,” “Awakening,” and “KA,” all of which combine acrobatics, dance, music, and visual effects to create unforgettable experiences. Other popular shows include magic performances from David Copperfield and Penn & Teller, variety shows like Absinthe and V – The Ultimate Variety Show, and musical tributes such as The Beatles LOVE.
  1. Concerts: Many top musicians have had residencies in Las Vegas, including Donny Osmond, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, and Madonna. These residencies allow artists to perform regular concerts in a single venue over an extended period, providing fans with ample opportunity to catch their performances.
  2. Comedy: Las Vegas is home to many stand-up comedy venues. Big-name comedians regularly perform in Las Vegas, and there are also a number of resident comedy shows, including Carrot Top at the Luxor and the Comedy Cellar at the Rio.
  3. Nightclubs: The city’s nightlife is legendary. Top DJs from around the world frequently play at clubs like Hakkasan, Omnia, and XS. There are also many bars and lounges offering live music and dancing.
  4. Casinos: While not a show, the city’s casinos are a major part of its entertainment draw. The casinos themselves often provide free entertainment such as the Bellagio‘s famous fountain show, or the Volcano at The Mirage.
  5. Family-Friendly Entertainment: There are plenty of options for family-friendly fun in Las Vegas, including the Blue Man Group, pop-up art installations, the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, the Adventuredome Theme Park at Circus Circus, and the High Roller Ferris Wheel at The Linq.
  6. Festivals and Events: Las Vegas hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Electric Daisy Carnival, Life is Beautiful, and the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Additionally, there are conventions and trade shows, like the Consumer Electronics Show, which draw huge crowds.
  1. Dining and Shopping: Las Vegas also offers top-tier dining and shopping experiences. There are numerous celebrity chef restaurants, and shoppers can visit high-end designer boutiques, outlets, and everything in between.

Remember, it’s always best to check specific dates and times for performances, as shows can change frequently in Las Vegas, and some performers may take breaks or finish their residencies. Some performances may also have age restrictions, so it’s a good idea to check in advance if you’re traveling with children.

Activities To Do in Las Vegas Month by Month

Browse a list of activities to do in Las Vegas month by month, keeping in mind that availability may change due to current events, seasons, and individual preferences.


January:

  1. Watch the New Year’s fireworks, if you’re there early in the month.
  2. Attend the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the biggest tech events in the world. Note that this usually occurs in early January.
  3. Enjoy indoor entertainment like shows, casinos, and restaurants when it’s cooler outside.

February:

  1. Celebrate Chinese New Year, which Las Vegas celebrates with decorations, special events, and menus.
  2. Watch the Super Bowl at one of the many sports bars or hotel viewing parties.

March:

  1. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day festivities at pubs and restaurants around the city.
  2. If you’re a basketball fan, March Madness is big in Vegas with many places to watch the games and place bets.

April:

  1. Visit the Grand Canyon – Spring is a good time to take a day trip.
  2. Check out the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, a popular annual music event.

May:

  1. Attend the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), one of the largest electronic dance music festivals in the world.
  2. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with festivities around town.

June:

  1. Visit one of the many pool clubs in the city as the weather heats up.
  2. Attend the World Series of Poker, which usually starts in late May and runs through July.

July:

  1. Enjoy the 4th of July celebrations and fireworks.
  2. Stay cool by visiting indoor attractions or enjoying a show or concert.

August:

  1. Visit Lake Mead for water sports and cooling off.
  2. Attend DEF CON, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions.

September:

  1. Visit the Hoover Dam, as the weather starts to cool down.
  2. Check out the iHeartRadio Music Festival, which usually happens in September.

October:

  1. Enjoy Halloween festivities, which are widely celebrated in Las Vegas.
  2. Check out the Las Vegas Food and Wine Festival.

November:

  1. Attend the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, which usually happens in November.
  2. Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at one of the many restaurants offering special menus.

December:

  1. Check out the National Finals Rodeo.
  2. Enjoy holiday decorations and celebrations around the city.
  3. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in one of the biggest party cities in the world.

Remember, there are also numerous concerts, shows, and sporting events going on throughout the year. It’s also worth checking for any special events or conventions happening during your visit.

What to See in Vegas

Las Vegas is famous, for its entertainment, casinos, restaurants, shops, and a variety of attractions. Although the Strip is often the thing that comes to mind when thinking about Vegas there are other sights and experiences to explore both within and, beyond the Strip. Here are some recommendations for places to visit and activities to enjoy in Las Vegas:

On the Strip:

  1. Casinos: Each major hotel has its own casino, and each one offers a unique experience.
    • Bellagio: Known for its fountains and high-stakes poker rooms.
    • Caesars Palace: A taste of ancient Rome.
    • The Venetian: Experience the canals of Venice.
    • MGM Grand: One of the largest casinos in the world.
  2. Shows:
  3. Attractions:
    • High Roller: The world’s tallest observation wheel.
    • The Volcano at the Mirage: Erupts nightly and is free to watch.
    • Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens: A display of flowers and plants changed seasonally.
    • Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas: Offers great views of the Strip.
  4. Shopping:
    • The Forum Shops: Located in Caesars Palace, it’s a luxurious shopping experience.
    • Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian: Shop while being serenaded by gondoliers.
  5. Nightclubs and Bars: Some of the best nightlife in the world can be found here, including clubs like OMNIA, XS, and Marquee.

Off the Strip:

  1. Fremont Street Experience: A pedestrian mall with a giant LED canopy overhead, offering light shows every evening, as well as street performers and entertainment.
  2. Red Rock Canyon: A short drive from the Strip, this is a great place for hiking, climbing, and enjoying nature.
  3. The Neon Museum: Dedicated to preserving the iconic neon signs of Las Vegas’ past.
  4. Mob Museum: Offers an interactive journey through the history of organized crime in America.
  5. Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay: A massive aquarium that’s home to over 2,000 animals.
  6. Springs Preserve: An outdoor space dedicated to showcasing the history and nature of the Las Vegas Valley.
  7. Las Vegas Motor Speedway: For NASCAR fans and other motor racing enthusiasts.
  8. Helicopter Rides: See the Grand Canyon or the Strip from the sky.

Culinary Experiences:

  1. Buffets: Las Vegas is famous for its buffets, with top picks being the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars and the Wynn Buffet.
  2. Fine Dining: Restaurants like Joël Robuchon, Gordon Ramsay Steak, and Giada’s offer a top-tier dining experience.
  3. Ethnic Foods: From Chinatown to authentic Mexican restaurants, there’s a wide variety of international cuisine.

Remember, the best way to experience Las Vegas is to mix and match based on your interests. Whether it’s gaming, shows, nature, or food, there’s something for everyone in this bustling desert city.