Las Vegas August 2022 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 2022 Shows and Events in Las Vegas

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Raiders Preseason at Allegiant Stadium

The Raiders host two preseason games in August:

DEF CON 30

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 8-10

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 25-28

Bally’s is home to the Star Trek Convention for 2022, where huge stars like William Shatner, George Takei, Rebecca Romijn, Ron Perlman, and many more will be headlining. 

Big Blues Bender

Music and blues lovers will enjoy this four day festival that brings the top Blues artists from around the globe to the Westgate Las Vegas at the end of August, 25-28.

Vegas events and shows in August

List of Concerts and Festivities August in Vegas

Comedy Headliners in Las Vegas August 2022

  • August 13: Celeste Barber at The Venetian
  • August 12, 13: Jim Jefferies at The Mirage
  • August 19,20: Ron White at The Mirage
  • August 26, 27: Jim Gaffigan at Wynn

Sporting Events in Las Vegas August 2022

  • Catch the Las Vegas Aces at Mandalay Bay throughout August for Basketball.
  • Catch the Las Vegas Aviators at Las Vegas Ballpark for Baseball.
  • Catch the Las Vegas Lights FC at Cashman Field for Soccer.
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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 2022. 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 2022

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 2022

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 2022 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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