It’s Autumn, baby!
Now that Autumn is here our city is finally starting to cool down. That means that the weather is perfect for enjoying all that our city has to offer! We compiled a list of awesome activities in Vegas this October!
The Gilcrease Orchard feels like it’s hours away from the hustle and bustle of Vegas, but this serene spot is right here in the city! Get into the autumnal mood as you find your perfect pumpkin to carve into a spooky Jack’o’lanter!
Location: 7800 North Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, NV, 89131
Las Vegas celebrates Pride all year round, but our biggest LGBTQ+ celebration is this October. Now that the weather has improved, Las Vegas Pride will return as an in-person event with a parade Downtown! Be ready to party this October 8, and celebrate at the festival on October 9 at Craig Ranch Regional Park from 12 to 11 pm.
Location: Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W Craig Rd
Halloween without a costume is sacrilegious! Be sure to pick up yours from one of these fantastic shops like American Costumes, Rainbow Feather, and ShowGirl Supplies!
It’s no secret that Vegas is hot! But when October comes around, we do get great weather, especially for spending the day outdoors. An excellent option for a day out and about is The Downtown Container Park. This outdoor retail & entertainment park was built from cargo shipping containers, and it’s a unique Vegas experience.
Location: 707 Fremont Street, Las Vegas
Though we all love the Halloween spirit, we can’t forget about the kids and their family-friendly fun! Café Lola is hosting a spooky Halloween Tea Party! There will be cookie decorating and a costume contest with the king and queen of Halloween- Jack and Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas! The ticket includes all that, plus a Halloween story, Café Lola Goodie (Treat) Bag, and a professional photo!
Location: Café Lola Summerlin 4280 South Hualapai Way #109, Las Vegas, NV 89147
This October, you can enjoy the wonders of the iconic Cirque Du Soleil! You can catch their shows like Michael Jackson: ONE, O Bu Cirque Du Soleil, Mystere, and The Beatles LOVE all month long!
Location: Various Casinos
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace will host the world’s best musicians, and you can catch some of these legends this month. Rod Stewart will perform until October 23, and Sting until October 30.
Location: 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd
Do you want to go to the largest dance party in Las Vegas? This 3-day musical event usually takes place in the Spring but was delayed because of the pandemic, but now, it’s back on! It will take place in Las Vegas Motor Speedway from October 22 to 24. The tickets are sold out, but you still sign up for the waitlist.
Location:7000 Las Vegas Blvd N
On October 16, The Downtown Brew Festival will take place at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater. There will be more than 200 beers for you to sample from over 60 breweries.
Location: 500 S Grand Central Pkwy 6th Floor
10. Vegas UnStripped
This Vegas food festival in the excellent Arts District takes place on October 16. Some of the city’s best chefs will provide mouthwatering food for you to enjoy.
Location: Las Vegas Arts District
11. The WhiskeyX
The WhiskeyX is a whisky lover’s dream come true! On October 23, at the Cosmopolitan’s rooftop pool deck, you can sample a rich array of whiskeys as you listen to music by Fitz and the Tantrums.
Location: 3708 Las Vegas Blvd S
Park MGM Las Vegas has a fantastic series of shows by the one and only Lady Gaga this October. From October 14 to the 31 she will be the Queen of Vegas!
Location: 3770 S Las Vegas Blvd
What a better way of seeing October off than with a Halloween weekend extravaganza! This bar crawl will take you to the best bars in Downtown Vegas. This self-guided bar crawl so you and your friends can enjoy the bars, food, and everything at your own pace! Halloween costumes are encouraged, so don’t be afraid to stand out! You’ll meet the group at Mickie Finnz between 2 pm and 5 pm. There, you will receive a wristband and map with a list of the participating venues and their specials.
Location: 425 Fremont Street
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