It’s August which means it’s about time we make the most of the last months of summer in the city.
Luckily there are plenty of ways to enjoy the summer fun in Vegas! From delicious food to the most decadent pool parties, here are 9 fabulous things to do in Las Vegas this August. Since Las Vegas is currently hot hot hot, we’ve put together a list of awesome things to get up to this August while considering the summer weather.
TIP: Since it is very hot in the city, we recommend keeping hydrated and wearing your sunscreen. Also though it is hot, there is A/C in most places, so be sure to bring a sweater when you go see a show.
Take a trip to the moon and enjoy an out-of-this-world boozy evening, all just 8 minutes away from The Strip! Illuminarium After Dark will transport guests (21+) through a technicolor nebula through the use of interactive 4k laser projections, immersive 3D sound, and floor vibrations that will make you feel like you’re traveling the cosmos!
Location: 3246 W Desert Inn Rd, Las Vegas
Vegas is known for its fabulous pool, and Drai’s is a must. This multi-level rooftop oasis includes two full-service bars and more than 75 luxurious bottle service tables with astonishing city views! In the Cromwell Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Drai’s is the perfect place for daytime partying! You will also see some of the world’s most celebrated DJs and performers, like Rick Ross and Ne-Yo, performing throughout the month.
Location: 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd
The wildly popular Candlelight concerts have captivated audiences around the world. The series brings you amazingly talented musicians who bring their craft to you in beautiful venues, all bathed in Candlelight. On August 19, get ready to hear some of the greatest music from your favorite movies at Candlelight’s The Best of Hans Zimmer.
Location: 2330 S Industrial Rd, Las Vegas
This legendary comedian and actor, best known for his role in Everybody Loves Raymond has a comedy club where the best comedians do their thing. Brad Garrett will host some shows this August with headliners like Erik Griffin and Michael Loftus. The comedy club is in The MGM Grand has been open since 2012 but is inspired by 1920s New York.
Location: 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
Mystère by Cirque du Soleil is a showstopper! The intricate costumes and world-class performers make this a fantastic show you won’t want to miss! Popular Vegas shows tend to sell out quickly, so buy your tickets as soon as you can.
Location: 3300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas
Vegas and Museums may not sound like the most logical pair. However, Sin City has a lot more than just… sin. The Nevada Museum is a fantastic option to escape the August sun and seek refuge in the state’s spectacular history! (Plus, their great A/C) The Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve has an outstanding permanent exhibit about the history of Nevada dating back millions of years ago! You’ll learn how geology shaped the Great Basin and about the plant and animals that inhabit the state. You’ll also see Nevada’s state fossil, the ichthyosaur, hear the story of Native Americans, pioneers, miners, railroaders, ranchers, and entrepreneurs!
Location: 309 S. Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas
Downtown Terrace is a lovely restaurant ideal for a shareable brunch with friends. The live music and farm-fresh dishes are the perfect way to end a long week and enjoy a day out with friends. You have to try their signature pomegranate and canary drink at this beautiful Downtown Terrace.
Location: 707 Fremont St, Las Vegas
Summertime drinks with a jaw-dropping view sound like a great evening to us. The Legacy Club has a timeless and chic ambiance needed for a special evening out. Located on the 60th floor of Circa Resort and Casino, you and your friends will have a spectacular view of the Downtown skyline. You can take the perfect sunset picture as you sit comfortably by the fire pit on the lounge’s Terrace. We recommend the mixology team’s takes on the classics, such as build-your-own Old Fashioned.
Location: 8 E Fremont St
Kassi Beach House is the new Italian restaurant at Virgin Hotels. This gorgeous spot overlooks the hotel’s pool and feels like a Mediterranean getaway! They serve up delicious brunch and dinner with favorite dishes such as their ricotta pancakes, prosciutto scramble, and the decadent grilled octopus! As the cherry on top, you have the option of bottomless Fleur de Mer Cotes de Provence Rosé every day from 11 am to 4 pm! Cheers!
Location: 4455 Paradise Rd
Ice cream or custard, in this case, is always the best way to end any summer day! We recommend you stop by Luv-It Frozen Custard for your next scoop. This indulgent spot has been enticing locals since 1973. They serve up truly mouthwatering treats, such as their Western, a hot fudge, hot caramel sundae topped with buttered, roasted, salted pecans! Yum!
Location: 505 E Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas
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