There is a reason Vegas is known as the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’. It is home to dozens of incredible shows for everybody, showcasing various talents from all over the world. But there is so much to do in Vegas and so little time. Even in Vegas you cannot spend all your time partying and gambling, especially when there’s such amazing talent waiting to be discovered. Take your pick between stand-up comedies, magicians, heart-touching musicals and other breath-taking performances. We have made a list of 10 best shows and concerts you can catch in Vegas, so that you can select the perfect show to watch in Vegas.
The Beatles “Love”
The Beatles “Love” at the Mirage is one of the best shows you’ll find in Vegas. If you are a Beatles fan you absolutely should not miss this show! The show tells the story of The Beatles through amazing choreography and medleys set to the most mind-blowing visuals. A Cirque production, Love definitely does not disappoint. The show is so good you don’t even have to be a fan of the Beatles to enjoy it. It’s the perfect combination of great music and moving performances; that will stay with you for a long time after the show.
Located inside a tent, steps away from Caesars Palace’s front door, Absinthe is hands-down the best show in Vegas. With risqué humor, intense stunts and dances, Absinthe does a good job reminding you that you are in Sin City. The show takes place on a very small stage makes the audience feel like a part of the show itself. Did you know that Absinthe originally started as a pop-up tent outside Caesar’s Palace? Its popularity with the masses earned it a permanent position in Vegas.
Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil boasts of 8 productions in Las Vegas, proving how incredible these shows really are! The top two fan-favorite shows are easily “O” and “Mystére”. As one of the longest-running shows in Vegas “Mystére” offers the pure Cirque du Soleil magic. This wonderful production evokes laughter, amazement and wonder amongst all its spectators, young and old equally. While “O” is a unique show consisting of gravity-defying water acrobatics. You will realize you’ve been holding your breath watching such marvelous performances.
We suggest you grab this last chance to watch Celine Dion perform her amazing tracks at Caesars Palace for the last time. The Grammy award winner has announced the end of her residency after 15 years of reigning the Vegas music scene. You will be mesmerized watching Celine’s performances with stunning lights and video displays acting as a backdrop. As she sings “My Heart Will Go On”, she is surrounded by the stunning water effects adding more magic to her performance. It is difficult not to fall in love with such an amazing show.
This show is basically Cirque in water; it will take you beyond the ordinary. The performers at La Rêve take you on a journey outside the border of your imagination. It depicts a colorful underwater wonderful full of beautiful mystical characters. Located at the Wynn Las Vegas, the in-the-round theater gives the audience a unique view making them a part of the show. The show will take you on an exciting journey with a lot of synchronized swimming and seamless water acts. La Rêve, a combination of amazing water performances and ethereal lighting will transport you into a dream. There’s a reason it’s one of the highly ranked shows in Vegas.
Penn and Teller
Magic shows are undoubtedly the best entertainment shows. If you agree with me you will definitely enjoy. The Penn and Teller show at Rio. The famous duo is one of the few to rise to fame not only in Vegas but worldwide with their own TV show! While the tall Penn serves his purpose with his comedic commentary, Teller performs most of the acts without a word. One of the things that makes it such a fan favorite is the audience interactions. Go ahead and get your ticket immediately, who knows you might be picked for an act!
Michael Jackson ONE
Another one of Cirque’s productions is an ode to the life of the great popstar Michael Jackson. In this high-energy, you will get to see wild stunts and acrobatics performed to the hits of Michael Jackson. Catch this show at Mandalay Bay with great sound effects, killer performances, and catchy tunes. You don’t even have to be a Michael Jackson fan to attend this show, you’ll enjoy anyway. It’s a show for MJ fans and music lovers alike.
Head to The Linq to catch another one of Vegas’ live magic performances by Mat Franco. He claimed this highly coveted spot at The Linq Hotel being the winner of season nine of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”. The new twists in magic tricks combined with some light-hearted humor by Mat keeps the audience engaged. One of the few family-friendly shows amongst the thousands of Vegas shows, this one is a must visit.
Blue man group
The Blue Man group is a show for everybody, that’s been going on for quite a while now. Once you attend the show you will understand what the hype is about. This show held at the Luxor, you will be surprised to realize how engaging the show is when you find yourself swaying to the rhythm of the performances. Blue Man Group is a pure entertainment show filled with fun, laughter, and activity with men literally covered in all blue.
Terry Fator is the best illusionist you will find on the Strip. He does not perform nor is he a comedian, his appeal is entirely different. Terry Fator will amaze you with his skills as a fantastic impressionist. He charms his audience with mimicking the voices of famous celebrities like Elvis and Cher. Not only that, but Fator is also a puppeteer and singer. Have a great evening with your family, take your kids to watch Terry Fator, they will love it.
With so many shows in Vegas, it is definitely difficult to decide which one to watch. These shows are the best of the best of all the Vegas shows, that you to watch! Plan your trip around which shows you want to watch, to make your trip planning much more easier. Remember not to book your tickets in a hurry. Check the tickets prices beforehand or lookout for discount options on these shows and concerts. You can get the best price on your tickets that way! Have fun!