Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!
Well, Autumn may technically not be here, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting in the spooky mood! There are so many fun things to do in Vegas now that the temperature will (hopefully) start cooling off. We gathered these 13 fantastic things going on in the city this September.
1. Pick produce at The Gilcrease Orchard
The Gilcrease Orchard is a 60-acre agricultural gem where you can visit and handpick your own fruits and vegetables throughout the year. You’ll get the chance to pick apples, pumpkins, and more right off the vine! Be sure to wear comfortable and durable shoes since you will be doing plenty of walking. With that in mind, be sure to pack water, wear sunscreen, and bring your own bags to carry the delicious produce you pick! They are currently open for picking on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7 am to 10 am.
Location: 7800 North Tenaya, Las Vegas NV 89131
2. Visit Sin City’s Most Haunted Spots
Las Vegas is a city of countless neon lights, slot machines, all-night parties, and so much more. But what happens once the party does stop…permanently? Well, for some unlucky souls, that means haunting the halls of casinos, old stately homes, and other spooky spots! Now that summer is behind us, let’s celebrate all things spooky with these iconic haunted spots.
3. Enjoy a film in a Drive-In Theatre
The drive-in theatre has been around since the 1930s. And though it has always been around since, because of covid, it has gained massive popularity. When you visit Vegas Drive-In, you’ll experience a unique and historic slice of Americana. You can watch cozy Autominal films to get you in the Halloween spirit!
Location: 4150 W Carey Ave, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
4. Learn Vega’s history at the Mob Museum
Las Vegas sure has a colorful history. You can learn more about it in the family-friendly Mob Museum in Vegas. This downtown spot chronicles the history of law enforcement and organized crime in the United States.
Location: 300 Stewart Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
5. See The Rat Pack back at it again
An essential aspect of Vegas history is the ICONIC Rat Pack! These four entertainers won over audiences nationwide in the 1960s with their ultimate cool guy charm and talent. The Rat Pack was made up of Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. Las Vegas was their playground, and they brought international recognition to the city as the entertainment and gambling capital. With this fabulous production, audiences can relive the revelry and iconic music of the Rat Pack era at Tuscany Suites.
Location: 255 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169
6. Wander through The Neon Museum & Boneyard
History lovers will get a kick out of exploring the Neon Museum and Boneyard! Their exhibits chronicle the remarkable history of Sin City through the iconic neon lights that once lit our streets. If you like, you can even schedule a photoshoot or host an event at this quintessential Vegas venue.
Location: 770 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101
7. Escape from Jigsaw
This immersive and multi-room escape experience is a perfect way to get into the spooky season. The escape room brings to life the twisted games inspired by the SAW film franchise. The premise of the experience is that you are on a late-night tour of the Egan & Co. Meat Packing plant. You soon find out you are actually a player in an elaborate game designed by the infamous Jigsaw killer. You will need to work together with your fellow captives to solve complex puzzles and more!
Location: 2121 Industrial Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89102
8. Kayak Through Black Canyon
If you are looking for a more outdoorsy activity, then why not go on a kayak tour through the beautiful Black Canyon? This nature lovers dream features an expert guide to show you historical sites and natural landmarks. You will also see the wonders of nature, such as native flora and fauna, as you make your way through the tranquil ecosystem. You will kayak for two miles before reaching a gorgeous beach and enjoying a delicious dinner! To make things even more magical, on your way back home, the kayaks glow in the dark! This creates beautiful scenery as the light illuminates the waters below.
9. Enjoy a free concert at Fremont Street
The Free Concerts at Fremont streets are back after a year of hiatus because of the pandemic. They have three amazing stages for incredibly talented musicians to put on world-class shows! Their live music ranges from local talent to concerts by international superstars. Their upcoming shows this September include The Pretty Reckless onSat, Sep 10th. They will perform on the 3rd St Stage at 9:00 pm.
Location: Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV 89101
10. Meet the sharks at Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef
Want to explore the depths of the ocean? Well, that might be all well and good, but it frankly sounds a bit complicated. Suppose you’re not up for such a commitment. In that case, we recommend checking out extraordinary aquatic animals at the Shark Reef at Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay. This is actually the only predator-based aquarium in all of North America! This incredible aquarium houses over 2,000 animals, such as giant rays, endangered green sea turtles, piranha, sawfish, golden crocodiles, and over 100 sharks. Two underwater tunnels
They have the world’s largest exhibit of uniquely preserved sea creatures! Admission to Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip Admire more than 2,000 aquatic animals and reptiles Witness more than.
Location: 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
11. Visit The Titanic!
The Titanic is probably the most famous ship in history. In 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sank into the North Atlantic Ocean, 400 miles south of Canada, and was forever inked into history. This expansive 25,000-square-foot exhibit features many items from the Titanic, such as luggage, the ship’s whistles, the floor tiles from the first-class smoking room, a window frame from the Verandah Cafe, and an unopened bottle of champagne with a 1900 vintage! The exhibit also features a full-scale re-creation of the Grand Staircase and one of the outer Promenade Deck with the same temperature as when the Titanic sank. It will be open from September 6 – November 13 from 11:00 am- 6:00 pm.
Location: 3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
12. Tournament of Kings is Las Vegas Dining Show
This medieval experience is one of a kind and a fantastic way to shakes up your Las Vegas week. The elaborate and immersive dining show was adapted from the legendary myth of King Arthur. The show includes pyrotechnics and special effects to immerse the audience in this tale of chivalry and treachery. While knights duck it out, you will enjoy a delicious feast you’ll eat with just your hands. Tournament of Kings is an epic portrayal of centuries past, and it’s all in the name of honor, country, and of course, food.
Location: 3850 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
13. Enjoy The Bellagio Fountain Show
One of the city’s most popular tourist attractions is The Bellagio Fountains. These 1,000 fountains put on a breathtaking choreographed show which takes place every 15 to 30 minutes. The ambitious and complex water feature is absolutely free for visitors to watch and enjoy. Each performance is unique, so you will always witness a remarkable and new show just to wow you.
Location: 3600 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
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