Las Vegas August 2021 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 2021 Shows and Events in Las Vegas

vegas sports nfl ufc in August

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!

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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

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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.

Vegas events and shows in August

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.

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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!

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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?

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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

See a Cirque du soleil show in vegas

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!

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 2021

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 July:

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.