Las Vegas never sleeps, as fabulous entertainment experiences can be found around the clock in the destination. Whether you want to get your dance on, laugh at a legendary comedian’s jokes, or sip on delicious cocktails while taking in the destination’s unparalleled dining scene, there’s a never-ending list of Only in Vegas experiences to take part in. Here is a sample of the very best entertainment Las Vegas has to offer right now.
1. Residency Watch
Into classic rock? Carlos Santana brings his Greatest Hits Live to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Country mainstay Luke Bryan brings the hits at Resorts World Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas – Hilton, Conrad & Crockfords, while Adele plays Weekends with Adele at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Plus, there’s an assortment of comedians with a residency in Las Vegas. Check out the lineups at Wynn Las Vegas, The Mirage Hotel & Casino and the Laugh Factory at Tropicana Las Vegas.
2. Dance The Night Away
Want to dance? Catch some of music’s brightest stars on the stage at Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell Las Vegas, which routinely puts on full concerts and special performances at the rooftop space. You also can fist-pump to the beats of world-famous DJs and electronic acts at Marquee Nightclub inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Or dance all night long to hits by pop acts and DJs alike at XS Nightclub inside Wynn Las Vegas. And if you find yourself heading downtown, be sure to stop by We All Scream, a nightclub and music venue in the Fremont East Entertainment District. Don’t forget to get a sweet treat at its ice cream parlor!
3. Indulge with the Latest Las Vegas Dining
Anticipated celebrity chef-helmed restaurants, unique culinary experiences and instantly beloved neighborhood dining spots are opening seemingly every week. Craft beer enthusiasts and foodies alike will want to check out the rooftop BrewDog Las Vegas, which boasts 360-degree views of the Strip, 96 draft beer taps, and an extensive menu of classic and elevated bar-food favorites. You could also enjoy a fabulous Mediterranean menu and a French Riviera-inspired vibe at Villa Azur inside The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere and an impressive Mexican menu complete with festive margaritas, head to SOL Mexican Cocina at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. And if you want a classic steakhouse experience, Scotch 80 Prime at Palms Casino Resort features the finest cuts and seafood alongside an extensive drink menu of classic cocktails, wines and more.
4. Sip on Suds in Downtown Las Vegas
Get a taste of the local beer scene in Downtown Las Vegas, where you can sip on suds from several local breweries. The city of Las Vegas has designated an official Brewery Row, with many of the beer-centric spots including Nevada Brew Works, Able Baker Brewing and HUDL Brewing Company also offering patio seating – perfect for the 320 days of sunshine that Las Vegas enjoys.
5. Experience an Only in Vegas Show
With world-class production shows taking stages across the destination, there’s always something spectacular to watch in Las Vegas. Absinthe offers zany acts and nonstop laughs at Caesars Palace, while America’s Got Talent Presents Superstars Live brings all the intensity of the hit NBC show to Luxor Hotel and Casino. There’s also Awakening, a visually stunning spectacle at Wynn Las Vegas complete with dramatic choreography, fantastic costumes and narration by actor Anthony Hopkins. Catch a behind the scenes look of the action from VEGAS ON below.
6. Be Astounded with Vegas Magic
Magic has always been part of the Las Vegas DNA. Catch Mat Franco at The LINQ Hotel + Experience, David Copperfield at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, or Banachek’s Mind Games at The STRAT, Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. Wherever you end up, be ready to be amazed!
7. Get Some Target Practice in
A little friendly competition is always fun! Flight Club at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is a social darts pub, offering visitors a contest alongside a fabulous menu of bites and bevvies. If golf is your game, Topgolf Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino is a must. The driving range features its own target practice game plus bars to watch the day’s games, Strip views and so much more. And for something truly unique and definitely exhilarating, there’s Dueling Axes at AREA15, where you can throw the aforementioned tools at targets – in a safe space, of course!
8. Sip and Socialize at Not-Your-Usual Cocktail Hour
Experience the electrifying ambiance of Superfrico at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and feel The Great Gatsby vibes at Wynn Las Vegas’ Delilah. Or visit a rum distillery that really knows how to put on a show! Get the behind-the-scenes tour from the VEGAS ON team below as they meet with snake charmers, dancers and magicians, all of which are the perfect accompaniment to the rum cocktails prepared on site at Lost Spirits Distillery at AREA15.
Prepare to be Enchanted at Lost Spirits Distillery
9. Go for a Thrilling Ride
Why not see Las Vegas from a different viewpoint? SlotZilla at the Fremont Street Experience offers the opportunity to see downtown’s main drag from 77 or 114 feet above the ground. There’s also FLY LINQ at The LINQ Promenade, where you can glide down the shopping center from 114 feet above the boutiques and restaurants.
10. Take the Stage and Drop the Mic
Seeing the stars on stage is one thing, but taking the mic yourself is another! Belt out your favorite songs at KAMU – Ultra Karaoke at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, the first karaoke lounge to open on the Strip. For a more retro vibe with a stage to step on, head to Dino’s Lounge. Just a short drive from the Strip or Downtown Las Vegas, the local mainstay has been a karaoke hot spot for years – just don’t be surprised if the competition sounds good, as local entertainers are known to frequent the bar!
11. Explore Some Truly Entertaining History
Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World, so naturally its museums are going to be entertaining! You can see the signs of Vegas’ past at The Neon Museum, where a “Neon Boneyard” is complemented by thrilling exhibits and attractions. Nearby at The Mob Museum, you can explore the history of organized crime and law enforcement across four stories in a historic courthouse building where hearings on organized crime actually occurred.
It’s always an exciting time in Las Vegas – you just need to decide where to go! With so much to explore, there’s more than enough to fill your itinerary. Be sure to check out the destination’s world-class dining options, refreshing spa experiences, and truly unique attractions. Start planning your trip now!