Planning a trip to Vegas in August?
Even as summer winds down, the City of Sin will always have something to offer.
In this article, we’ll give you an overview of the major events, concerts, and headliners that you can book for the month of August.
August 2021 Shows and Events in Las Vegas
Head to a Sporting Event
Las Vegas isn’t typically synonymous with sports, but there are quite a few events for sports lovers in August.
Las Vegas Lights FC
If you’re interested in heading to a professional soccer game in Vegas, go see the Las Vegas Lights! They have games on the following dates.
- August 7 v. Phoenix Rising FC
- August 21 v. Oakland Roots SC
- August 27 v. LA Galaxy II
Preseason NFL – Raiders v. Seahawks
Are you more of a football fan?
The NFL preseason is back in 2021, and you can see the Raiders v. Seahawks matchup if you’re in town on August 14. Don’t miss it!
2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
This is an upcoming football match that will determine the winners of the Gold Cup, which is a quadrennial tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of CONCACAF and one invited team to decide the champion of North American, Central America, and the Caribbean.
The match will be held at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada on August 1.
WWE Summer Slam
Sat, Aug 21, 2021 – 4:30 PM at Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada
Boxing – Manny Pacquiao
If you’re looking for some excitement, head to a boxing event!
Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugás match-up is scheduled for Saturday, August 21.
Grab tickets if you’ll be in town.
Go to a Concert
During COVID-19, did you ever think you’d hear the day when you’d be able to go to a live music venue again? Here are just some of the bands and musicians playing Vegas in August.
Usher at Caesars Palace: August 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14
Global megastar and eight-time GRAMMY award-winner Usher is headlining a Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. He’s a multi-talented showman who will deliver on stage.
George Strait at T-Mobile Arena: August 13, 14
George Strait was originally scheduled to play Vegas on August 28 and 29, 2020. His rescheduled shows are now August 13 and 14, 2021. Whether you originally had tickets or you just want to see the King in action, enjoy!
Jonas Brothers at Park Theater: August 20, 21
The Jonas Brothers are making their comeback! Whether you’re looking for a kid-appropriate concert, or you’re looking forward to seeing them for a second time, buy your tickets today.
Morrisey at Caesars Palace: August 28, 29
Morrisey rose to prominence as the frontman of the rock band the Smiths. In 1988, he launched his solo career with his debut album Viva Hate. Today, he’s become a highly influential figure in the emergence of indie rock and Britpop.
Santana at House of Blues: August 25-29
Are you ready for an intimate evening with Santana’s Greatest Hits Live? Carlos Santana returns to Las Vegas in 2021. Get your tickets today.
See a Comedy Show
Daniel Tosh at KA Theatre: August 14
Tosh is a standup comic and TV personality with an exciting new residency schedule at the Mirage Casino’s Terry Fator Theatre. He’s one of the funniest comics touring right now. Who doesn’t want to spend the night laughing?
Jim Gaffigan at Encore Theatre: August 6, 7
Actor and comedian Jim Gaffigan returns to the Encore Theatre with his all-new show, “The Fun Tour.” His stand-up shows include hilarious observations about everything from fatherhood to friendships to New York City living.
He won’t disappoint!
Other Concerts and One Time Shows:
- August 13-14: Ron White
- August 23-31: Jon Lovitz
- August 27-28: Iliza Shlesinger
Head to the Circus
If none of the above catches your attention, there’s always Cirque du Soleil! Here are the Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas shows in August 2021. One of the best things about selecting this as one of your activities is that it’s available every single day.
“O” By Cirque du Soleil: All Dates
Inspired by the concept of infinity and the elegance of water’s pure form, this show pays tribute to the beauty of performance in the theater.
Mystere: All dates
An intense sensory experience that features constant motion, high-energy acrobatics, evocative dances, colorful costumes, and vivid lighting.
MJ One by Cirque du Soleil: All dates
The Beatles Love by Cirque du Soleil: All dates
Las Vegas Comedy and Magic Shows During August 2021
If comedy and magic are more your jam, these comedians are putting on their standup routines again!
- Mike Hammer Comedy Magic at Four Queens
- Piff the Magic Dragon Show at Flaming
- LA Comedy Club at The STRAT Hotel
- Nathan Burton Comedy Magic at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- Tape Face at Harrah’s
- Gregory Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- Rich Little at Tropicana Las Vegas
- The Mentalist at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- Laugh Factory at Tropicana Las Vegas
- Terry Fator: Who’s the Dummy Now at New York – New York
- Murray the Magician at Tropicana Las Vegas
- Carrot Top at Luxor
- Las Vegas Live Comedy Club at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- Delirious Comedy Club at The Downtown Grand Casino and Hotel
- Jokesters Comedy Club at Alexis Park All Suite Resort
- David Copperfield at MGM Grand
- Mat Franco at the LINQ Hotel
- Penn and Teller at Rio
- Criss Angel MINDFREAK at Planet Hollywood
- Amazing Magic with Tommy Wind at Alexis Park All Suite Resort
- Xavier Mortimer: The Dream Maker at The Strat
- Potted Potter at Bally’s
Las Vegas variety, tribute, and impersonator shows during August
The Classic Las Vegas Variety Shows, Impersonators, and Tribute Shows have the lights back on including these shows:
- Australians Bee Gees at Excalibur
- MJ Live at The STRAT Hotel
- Purple Reign the Prince Tribute Show at Tropicana Las Vegas
- All Shook Up at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- The Rat Pack is Back at Tuscany Suites and Casino
- Beatleshow at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- Hitzville– The Show at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- V- The Ultimate Variety Show at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- All Motown at Alexis Park All Suite Resort
- The Big Little Variety Show
- The Jets 80’s & 90’s Experience
- Queens of Rock at Mosaic on the Strip
Vegas Adult Shows Open in August 2021
If you are looking for Adults Only entertainment, check out:
- Fantasy at Luxor
- Aussie Heat at Mosaic on the Strip
- X Country at Harrah’s
- X Burlesque at Flamingo
- Zombie Burlesque at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
- BurlesQ at Alexis Park All Suite Resort
- Late Night Magic at Alexis Park All Suite Resort
- Australia’s Thunder from Down Under at Excalibur
- Liquid Drag Brunch at Treasure Island
- Rock Candy: Male Revue at Alexis Park All Suite Resort
- Striper 101 at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
Vegas Productions shows in August
- Jabbawockeez at MGM Grand
- Extravaganza at Bally’s
- Mystere at TI
- MJ One at Mandalay Bay
- The Beatles Love at Mirage
- Blue Man Group
- O by Cirque du Solei at Bellagio
Recommended Attractions to Visit in August
Here are some great things to do and attractions to visit in July:
- Big Bus Tours
- Blackout Dining in the Dark
- Exotics Racing
- Pole Position Raceway
- Dream Racing
- Grand Canyon West Rim Tour
- Rio Zipline
- Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart (Get Tickets)
- Las Vegas ATV tours
- Fly LINQ
- High Roller
- Marvel Avengers Station Interactive Exhibit at Treasure Island
- Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
- The Official SAW Escape
- The Hunger Games the Exhibition at MGM Grand
- Real Bodies at Bally’s
- The Strat Thril Rides
- Eiffel Tower Viewing Experience
- Titanic Artifact Exhibit at Luxor
- Mob Museum
August 2021 Pool and Nightlife Events
Get tickets and book VIP entry to upcoming events in August.
Don’t miss out on events by artists like Diplo, The Chainsmokers, Kygo, Alesso, David Guetta, and more.