Las Vegas has so much in store for travelers, but the summer season offers even more for those visiting the destination—including an incredible selection of resident shows, concerts and comedy acts. Such unparalleled entertainment is one reason Tripadvisor identified Las Vegas as the top domestic travel destination for the season in a recent survey.

Get ready to be electrified as Las Vegas stages light up with an unforgettable summer lineup! From country queen Shania Twain at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to the soulful voice of Lionel Richie at Wynn Las Vegas, the city is ablaze with talent. But wait, there’s more! Dive into prime touring season with exclusive acts, legendary music icons, rare comedy specials, and beyond. The question is: Which Las Vegas shows will you choose to experience this summer?

May: A Taste of What’s to Come This Summer

As the sun-kissed pools beckon and the tantalizing promise of summer looms on the horizon, the city’s calendar is brimming with an irresistible array of A-list events. What a month to be in Vegas!

It’s as if the unofficial meme of May comes to life as Justin Timberlake ignites the stage with his “The Forget Tomorrow” world tour at T-Mobile Arena May 10-11. Maybe you can’t always get what you want, but if you try, you can see the Rolling Stones at Allegiant Stadium on May 11. Meanwhile, from May 10-12, witness the dynamic duo of seven-time Grammy Award winner Toni Braxton and comedy legend Cedric the Entertainer join forces for “Love & Laughter” at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, promising a show like no other. They’ll return for two-day stints in June and July as well.

Midway through the month, Pearl Jam will rock the roof off of MGM Grand Hotel and Casino for two nights, May 16 and 18. Dead & Company kicks off a long, strange residency at Sphere, filled with cosmic jams and never-before-seen visual tales. Groove to a unique setlist each weekend from May 16 through August 10! And the mother of all music festivals, Electric Daisy Carnival, will light up Las Vegas Motor Speedway May 17-19, boasting a colossal lineup including David Guetta, deadmau5, Diplo and more. To keep the heavy-hitting lineup going, Adele has her residency at Caesars Palace May 17 through June 15.

To round out one epic month, multi-platinum selling R&B singer, songwriter, record producer and all-around music industry legend, Babyface, will be performing at Palms Casino Resort on May 25 and 26.

Chuckle your way through the rest of May at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas! Comedy titan Daniel Tosh kicks off the laughs on May 18, followed by Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias May 24-26.

We wouldn’t dare overlook the epic comeback of the Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival, slamming into the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center from May 24-27! Get ready to be blown away by the likes of Descendents, Devo, Madness, and a slew of other punk titans, guaranteeing a weekend fueled by pure punk mayhem. But that's not all for your rebellious soul. Insider scoop: Fully scratch your punk-grunge itch at Resorts World Las Vegas’ grunge speakeasy offering laid-back hangouts and purrrrr-fect preconcert cocktails inspired by the Prohibition era at Here Kitty Kitty Vice Den. How do you find it? We’ll let the cat out of the bag. Go to Famous Foods Street Eats and head inside the Fuhu Cha Chaan Teng restaurant; then ask to see the shelves with cat statues on them. It’s a secret door that opens into the lounge!

June: The Summer Spectacular Continues

Prepare to be dazzled as June arrives, ushering in a fresh wave of sensational performances in Las Vegas.

Recipient of three Grammy Award nods, including one for Best Country Album, Zach Bryan rides his hot hand into town when he plays T-Mobile Arena June 7-8. Don’t miss the comedic genius of Russell Peters, who celebrates his Indian heritage to connect with millions of fans worldwide, live June 14-15 at Wynn Las Vegas.

As if that roster doesn’t make you starstruck, there’s Lady Gaga’s residency at Park MGM Las Vegas, “Lady Gaga Jazz & Piano,” offering an unforgettable night from June 19-30 and July 3-6. Before the show, check out Haus of Gaga and explore some of her most iconic fashion pieces from her personal vault.

Here’s two more spectacular performances for the month: On June 26, 28 and 29, witness the No. 1 selling solo artist in U.S. history, singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, at Caesars Palace, and the multitalented Jason Derulo will mesmerize audiences at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas June 28-29.

July 2024: Get Ready to Laugh

Heads up! You’re going to be swept away by a whirlwind of uproarious laughter and out-of-this-world vocals in this month’s incredible lineup.

First up, the comedians: Adored Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian and actor Kevin Hart will be at Resorts World Las Vegas on July 12 and 14. Next, it’s a toss-up for which comedian and actor to see for nonstop laughs on July 19 and 20. You can join Chris Tucker at Wynn Las Vegas or George Lopez inside The Mirage Hotel & Casino. And for even more laughs, check out Ron White, bringing his signature wit and humor to The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on July 20.

This month isn’t just for splitting your sides, as you can also lose your voice while singing along with musical superstars. Multiplatinum punk rock band Blink-182 is back on the road with their teenage ballads, potty humor and special guest Pierce the Veil, with a Las Vegas stop at T-Mobile Arena on July 3. Don’t miss the steamy performances by Jodeci at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on July 5, 6, 10, 12 and 13, highlighting the enduring allure of new jack swing – a genre that seamlessly blends hip hop, R&B, funk and electronic dance music.

Next up, none other than reggae singer and songwriter Ziggy Marley will be jamming at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on July 17. Rock icons Melissa Etheridge and Jewel are set to captivate audiences at Palms Casino Resort, on July 24. And for those seeking the ultimate vocal experience, the divine Mariah Carey graces the stage at Park MGM Las Vegas from July 26 to Aug. 10.

Close out your month of entertainment with the iconic Rod Stewart and his signature raspy voice, performing hits like “Forever Young” at Caesars Palace on select dates from July 24 to Aug. 7.

August: Something for Everybody

August in Las Vegas promises an eclectic mix of entertainment and nostalgia.

First, don’t retire your cowboy hat just yet, as country music staple Carrie Underwood has extended her critically acclaimed “REFLECTION” residency at Resorts World Las Vegas through October. Then, get ready to groove with Kool and The Gang at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, bringing their timeless hits to the stage on Aug. 2-3, or catch the timeless humor of Jerry Seinfeld live at Caesars Palace from Aug. 9-10.

But if you’ve had your laughs and you’re now ready to rock with the legends, Sammy Hagar plays alongside Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Joe Satriani at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on Aug. 9. The Killers will grace Caesars Palace for two electrifying weeks, starting Aug 14, before jetting off on the next leg of their national tour.

September: Summer Goes Out with a Bang 

As summer reaches its crescendo, September in Las Vegas sets the stage for an electrifying array of events, each one promising to leave you spellbound.

For the soulful at heart, the Big Blues Bender is happening at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino from Sept. 5-8, featuring a stellar lineup, including Beth Hart, Los Lobos, Tab Benoit, The Record Company and many more. Pop superstar P!nk returns to Allegiant Stadium with her Summer Carnival show on Sept. 13, promising another performance filled with outlandish costumes, wildly talented backup dancers and fireworks. Renowned for his observational humor and wit, Jim Gaffigan brings jokes to Wynn Las Vegas Sept. 4-7.

Get ready for an electrifying start to Mexican Independence Week as the multi-talented Mexican singer-songwriter, actress, and undeniable baddie, Gloria Trevi, ignites the stage at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sept 13. And that's just the beginning! Feel the magic as the legendary Mexican artist, Emmanuel, enchants audiences with his soulful ballads at The Venetian Las Vegas on Sept 14 and 15. And you can’t miss the 90’s Pop Tour at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sept 15, featuring the greatest pop hits of the decade, including Magneto, Kabah, JNS, Caló, GB5, Sentidos, Opuestos, Benny and MDO.

Las Vegas brings the epic music festivals this month, including the ultimate celebration at the iHeartRadio Music Festival from Sept. 20-21, where mega-music stars spanning multiple genres come together for unforgettable performances, special guests and interactive experiences.

Now that’s one sizzling Las Vegas summer lineup! As you prepare for the summer of a lifetime featuring the best shows in Vegas, from electrifying music icons to uproarious comedy giants, make sure to explore all that Las Vegas has to offer. Make it a truly star-studded getaway by indulging in the culinary delights of celebrity chef restaurants and, of course, you’ve got to explore the vibrant shopping scene. With so much to see and do, your epic Las Vegas summer adventure awaits!