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 Vegas has to offer right now.
1. Residency Watch
Into classic rock? Van Morrison brings his sound to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Country mainstay Luke Bryan hits The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas, while Shania Twain plays at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. And did we mention the comedians regularly playing Vegas? Check out the lineups at Wynn Las Vegas, The Mirage and the Laugh Factory at Tropicana.
2. Dance The Night Away
Want to dance? Catch some of pop music’s brightest stars at Drai’s After Hours at the Cromwell, fist-pump to the beats of artists like DJ Pauly D at Marquee Nightclub inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and dance all night long to nonstop hits by The Chainsmokers at XS inside Wynn Las Vegas.
3. Indulge with the Latest Las Vegas Dining
Anticipated celebrity chef-helmed restaurants and instantly beloved neighborhood dining spots are opening seemingly every week. Food Network star Bobby Flay recently opened an outpost of Bobby’s Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas, while Chickie’s & Pete’s Crabhouse and Sports Bar brought some brotherly love to the Strip at SAHARA Las Vegas with its Philadelphia-famous food and hospitality. There’s also the new Carversteak at Resorts World Las Vegas, where Michelin-starred chef Daniel Ontiveros is serving up a standout menu.
4. Sip on Suds in DTLV
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 warm-weather months.
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 Las Vegas Live brings all the intensity of the hit NBC show to Luxor Hotel and Casino. And if you haven’t experienced heart-racing stunts set to the music of the Fab Four, you’ve gotta check out The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at The Mirage.
6. Be Astounded with Vegas Magic
Magic has always been part of the Vegas DNA. Catch Mat Franco at The LINQ Hotel + Promenade, 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. Take Advantage of the Amazing Concert Calendar
With numerous showrooms, a handful of arenas and one seriously impressive stadium, the very best of the music industry are constantly taking the stage in Las Vegas. Whether you’re seeing BTS, Mötley Crüe & Def Leppard or Bad Bunny at Allegiant Stadium or reliving your earlier years during Emo Night Brooklyn at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ Hotel + Promenade, Vegas always delivers the best sonic experiences.
8. Take In the Best of the Strip’s Sushi
What foodie doesn’t love a good sushi spot? Thankfully there are several entertaining spots lining the Strip, each with its own unique identity and fabulous menu. With Yellowtail at Bellagio Resort & Casino, SUSHISAMBA at The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and Sushi Roku at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, there are more than enough options to satisfy your fix!
9. Sip and Socialize at Not-Your-Usual Cocktail Hour
Entertainment has been infused into the Vegas dining experience, with fascinating spectacle complementing superior fare at several popular spots. Experience the electrifying ambiance of Superfrico at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, feel the Great Gatsby vibes at Wynn Las Vegas’ Delilah and get lost in the amusing playground that is Lost Spirits Distillery at AREA15.
10. Get Your Wizard on at the Pinball Hall of Fame
Spending an afternoon being a pinball wizard at The Pinball Hall of Fame is always a great idea for some family-friendly Vegas entertainment. Don’t forget a roll of quarters!
11. Witness Dance Royalty on Stage
Calling the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino home, Jabbawockeez have become synonymous with Las Vegas—performing in town since their triumph as the first group to win America’s Best Dance Crew. If you’re looking for glam with some killer moves, the ladies of RuPaul’s Drag Race LIVE! at Flamingo Las Vegas routinely serve up sickening looks while slaying it on the runway.
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!