Las Vegas August 2023 Events, Shows, and Concerts

Planning a trip to Vegas in August?

Don’t worry!

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 2023 Shows and Events in Las Vegas

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Raiders Preseason at Allegiant Stadium

The Raiders host preseason games in August:

  • August 19th – Rams vs. Raiders

DEF CON 31 – Aug 10-13, 2003

This conference is full of workshops and draws the best hackers from around the world to build their skills, network, and enhance their knowledge.

MAGIC Las Vegas – August 7-9

MAGIC Marketplace is the ultimate shopping experience for boutique and clothing stores in Las Vegas.

The marketplace hosts three days of shopping filled with women’s, men’s, and kid’s apparel, including footwear and accessories. This apparel trade show brings manufacturers and more than 2,500+ brands from around the world so you can hand-select your next clothing line.

The event is hosted by the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

Star Trek Convention – August 3-6

Rio is home to the Star Trek Convention for 2023, where huge stars like William Shatner, George Takei, and many more will be headlining. 

Vegas events and shows in August

List of Concerts and Festivities in August in Vegas

  • August 2-12 select dates: Katy Perry PLAY at Resorts World Theatre
  • August 3: Lil Baby at T-Mobile Arena
  • August 4,5,11,12,18,19,25,26: Adele at Colosseum Caesars Palace
  • August 3-6: Star Trek Convention Las Vegas
  • August 6-12: Maroon 5 at Dolby Live
  • August 7-9: MAGIC Las Vegas
  • August 9,11,12: Maxwell at Encore Theater
  • August 10-13: DEF CON 31
  • August 12: Great Van Fleet at T-Mobile Arena
  • August 18: George Benson at Encore Theater
  • August 18: BLACKPINK at Allegiant Stadium
  • August 19: Zach Bryan at T-Mobile Arena
  • August 25-26: B-52’s at Venetian
  • August 26: Duran Duran at T-Mobile Arena
  • August 26-27: Beyonce Tour at Allegiant Stadium
  • August 30: Luke Bryan Vegas at Resorts World Theatre

Comedy Headliners in Las Vegas August 2023

  • August 4-5: Sebastian Maniscalco: Live in Las Vegas at Encore Theater
  • August 19: Heather McMahan at Encore Theater
  • August 25, 26: Jim Gaffigan at Encore Theater
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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 2023. 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 2023

If comedy and magic are more your jam, these comedians are performing their standup routines again!

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:

Vegas Adult Shows Open in August 2023

If you are looking for Adults Only entertainment, check out:

Vegas Productions shows in August

Recommended Attractions to Visit in August

Here are some great things to do and attractions to visit in August:

August 2023 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.


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