Going to Las Vegas and not watching a magic show is just plain wrong. It’s like visiting Paris and skipping the Eiffel Tower or heading to New York and passing on a Broadway show. Whether you’re a firm believer in all things magic or a skeptic at best, these incredible magic shows in Las Vegas are action-packed extravaganzas that have to be included on your to-do list when in Sin City.
Extraordinary illusions will make you question reality and astounding magic tricks will have you wondering what’s actually real and what’s not. Impossible feats become possible in front of your very eyes as famous magicians defy the laws of science and logic for your viewing pleasure. Prepare to have your mind blown at one of these phenomenal magic shows in Las Vegas!
1. Magic with Losander & Co., Stars of Magic Theater
Some of the world’s most renowned magicians are dazzling audiences with their mind-boggling tricks and spectacular stunts inside the Stars of Magic Theater. As a sea of twinkling candles flickers away, you’ll be transfixed by the unbelievable skills of these masters of magic at the Candlelight Magic Shows in Las Vegas. From Losander to Luna Shimada, the rotating cast of brilliant magicians are truly the crème de la crème. To add to the mystery of it all, the lineup on the day will be a complete surprise, so audiences will only know who will be swooning them with spells and illusions once they take to the stage.
Losander is also taking intrepid magic lovers on a mystical journey at his Secret life of a Warlock Magic Shows in Las Vegas. Let your mind run wild as this magic maestro explores magical realms while performing unbelievable tricks alongside the brilliant sorceress Luna Shimada. There’s plenty of audience participation throughout the show, and delicious beverages and snacks are included in the ticket price.
📍810 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101
2. Shin Lim: LIMITLESS, The Mirage Theatre
Shin Lim is an expert in the art of illusion. Having enchanted audiences on America’s Got Talent, Lim knows a thing or two when it comes to putting on a show. The self-proclaimed “sleight of the hand artist” can sift his way through a pack of cards at lightning speed, and the devious display with his fingers will have audiences wondering – did he really just do that? Don’t miss out on catching this award-winning magic maestro and only person in the world to win America’s Got Talent twice perfoming live in Sin City.
📍3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
3. Criss Angel MINDFREAK, Planet Hollywood
Looking for something a little more daring than pulling a bunny out of a hat? Then this revolutionary magical spectacle is the one for you. Having dominated the world of magic for over a decade, Criss Angel is considered to be one of the most influential magicians on the planet. His meticulous attention to detail is second to none, and the production of his sensational shows is truly out of this world. We’re talking blasting pyrotechnics, elaborate props, staggering visual effects and more.
📍3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
4. The Mac King Comedy Magic Show, Excalibur Hotel
The Mac King Comedy Magic Show is an unconventional magic show with a side-splitting twist. Thanks to his unbeatable audience interaction and impressive ability to think on his feet, no two shows are the same. His quick wit and charm could get him out of the stickiest of situations and have had audiences in stitches for over 20 years. Catching live goldfish out of mid-air, performing stunts with his pet guinea pig, making his head completely disappear in a paper bag – this comedy-magic combo is as silly as it is hilarious, and you won’t want to miss out.
📍3850 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
5. Penn and Teller, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
There’s one major rule of magic, and that’s to never share the tricks of the trade with the audience. Ever the rebels, Penn and Teller scrunch up this list of rules and toss it straight into the trash, and that’s what makes their show so special. The dynamic duo perform innovative tricks and sleight of hand throughout the show before explaining to the audience how they do it. The whole enchanting extravaganza is the perfect storm of entertainment, comedy and magic which leave audiences with a sense of awe and wonder.
📍3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
6. Nathan Burton Magic Show, Planet Hollywood
You can expect mind-bending illusions and rib-tickling comedy at Nathan Burton’s spectacular magic spectacle. This 75-minute whirlwind of a show combines hilarious comedy, extraordinary illusions and a sprinkle of magic to make for an unforgettably enchanting experience. Human-sized Barbies come to life and a ginormous microwave entraps the star of the show (it’s really as unbelievable as it sounds).
📍3663 S Las Vegas Blvd #454A, Las Vegas, NV 89109
7. Paranormal – The Mind Reading Magic Show, Horseshoe Las Vegas
French mentalist and international magic icon Frederic Da Silva has been blowing the minds of skeptics in Las Vegas for years. From hypnotism to mind reading, his mental powers have shocked and stunned audiences around the world, and you really have to see it to believe it. He’s the proud recipient of awards such as the Nostradamus d’Or Award for Best European Mentalist and FISM European Championship of Magic, and after seeing the mastermind in action, you’ll understand why.
📍3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
8. The Mike Hammer Vegas Magic Show, Four Queens Hotel & Casino
Mike Hammer sure has more than a few funny bones in his body. By combining magic and comedy, the hilarious comedian has managed to keep audiences guessing (and laughing) for over 25 years. Swallowing double-edged razor blades is just another day at the office for this guy, and his spellbinding 70-minute set is jam-packed with pranks, gags, chucklesome tales and a little bit of magic sprinkled in for good measure.
📍202 E Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
9. David Copperfield, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
Roll up! Roll up! The legendary showman David Copperfield is performing some of the most ambitious and unbelievable illusions inside MGM Grand Hotel’s aptly named David Copperfield Theater. Whether it’s walking straight through the Great Wall of China or making the Statue of Liberty vanish into thin air, Copperfield’s stunts take magical illusions to the next level. He’s got 11 Guinness World Records, a knighthood and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to his name, so it’s no wonder why this is one of the most popular magic shows in Las Vegas.
📍3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
10. Murray The Magician, Tropicana Hotel
Best known for his ambitious acts and signature crazy hairstyle, Murray The Magician is a remarkable magic whizz who gets a kick out of making larger items disappear in the blink of an eye. You may recognize the famous illusionist from his appearance on America’s Got Talent in 2010 where he made a 1918 steam train locomotive vanish in mere seconds. Taking place at Tropicana Hotel, his shows push the boundaries of magic and keep audiences on the edge of their seats for over 60 mesmerizing minutes.
📍3801 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
11. Piff The Magic Dragon, Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
With his sidekick chihuahua in hand, Piff The Magic Dragon brings a unique comedy act to Flamingo Las Vegas. Hailing from a magical faraway land, the pair share humorous tales of friendship while performing an array of extraordinary magic tricks with the help of a classic Las Vegas showgirl. The inseparable dragon and dog duo go down a hit with both kids and grown-ups alike as they conjure up big laughs and unbelievable magic in the city.
📍3555 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
12. Banachek’s Mind Games
Banachek is one of the most famous mentalists around and his show was named “the greatest mentalism act in the world” by Penn & Teller – two widely-respected legends in the magic world. The star has made appearances on CNN, The Today Show and more, and many people believe he’s the real deal. Even university researchers have studied the man’s psychic powers in great detail. His epic mind reading skills have revealed hidden secrets and even exposed countless frauds in the industry, and audiences can see for themselves at his unforgettable Banachek’s Mind Games show at The Strat Hotel.
📍2000 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89104
13. Mat Franco: Magic Reinvented Nightly, The LINQ Hotel
Obsessed with all things magic since he was a kid, Mat Franco has been studying and practicing the art of illusion and entertainment for over 25 years. At his shows taking place inside The LINQ Hotel, Franco switches up his set every night so that spectators never really know what to expect. Each night, audiences get to experience never-before-seen material at these interactive, fast-paced performances that center around magnificent card tricks, disappearing objects and more.
📍3535 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, 89109
14. House Of Magic, Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
Inspired by The Magic Castle in Hollywood, the House of Magic has a rotating cast of brilliant magicians equipped with outstanding comic timing and heaps of magic. Award-winning magicians including Chad Chesmark, Justin Rivera and Michael Deschalit have graced the stage here multiple times, but the star of each show is undoubtedly the spectators. Audience participation is key here and kids are more than welcome to come along as long as they’re accompanied by an adult.
📍206 N 3rd St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
15. Late Night Magic, The Orleans Hotel & Casino
Looking for something a little different to do late at night? Late Night Magic is an adult-only blend of crazy stunts, stupefying magic acts and a whole lot of laughs. It’s one of the only magic shows in Las Vegas designed solely for grown-ups, so you’ll definitely want to leave the kids at home for this one. Taboo topics and crude jokes you wouldn’t want your mom to hear can be expected, and the stunts and tricks performed by talented magicians are as weird as they are wonderful.
📍4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103
16. Farrell Dillon, Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club.
Farrell Dillon has a certain type of showmanship flair that’s impossible to fake. His colorful personality and flamboyant performance style is mesmerizing, and his dangerous stunts will have the heart racing in no time. You won’t be able to take your eyes off the stage as the magician dazzles with unique illusions, sleight-of-hand tricks and daring acts inside the famous Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club.
📍3545 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
17. Hypnosis Unleashed, Four Queens Hotel & Casino
At Hypnosis Unleashed, stand-up comedy and mystifying hypnosis are mixed together for an exciting yet charming experience suitable for people aged 18 years or older. Award-winning hypnotist Kevin Lepine puts select audience members under a bewitching spell as he gets them to do ridiculous things. People will act like chimpanzees on stage, snap out of the trance and then have no idea why the rest of the audience are roaring with laughter.
📍202 E Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
18. LIOZ Show, The Venue at Orleans
Prepare to be blown away as LIOZ takes you on a comedic adventure that will have you cracking up all night long. The hilarious parody simultaneously celebrates and pokes fun at the magic world as the talented comedian tries his best at performing jaw-dropping tricks and courageous stunts. Enjoy a rib-tickling twist on the rest of the typical magic shows in Las Vegas and see how long you can go without doubling over with laughter.
📍4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103,