Things to Do in Las Vegas in July

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This post covers some of the best activities to enjoy in Las Vegas throughout the month of July, including a variety of free, family-friendly, and nighttime events in 2022.

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Best Las Vegas Shows in July

If you’re looking for a quick rundown of the most popular shows you can expect to see in Las Vegas this month, we’ll provide a quick list of the most notable concerts and theatrical events in July.

For even more fun activities and attractions to enjoy, make sure to read the rest of our post below for several other suggestions.

Top 10 Events and Things to Do in Las Vegas This July

The following list includes several attractions, events, and activities for audiences of all ages. 

Some of them are included at no extra cost with at least one Las Vegas tourist pass, and you might want to consider using one of these services to save money.

1. Go to a Concert

There are almost always a number of different concerts to attend in Las Vegas no matter when you visit, and July will be no different.

We’ll list some of the best musical performers who will be playing in town this month below.

For even more great music, check this full list of concerts in Las Vegas during July.

2. See a Stand-up Comedy Performance

No matter when you decide to visit Las Vegas, chances are there will be multiple famous or well-known comedians performing stand-up.

If you’re in need of a good laugh, consider going to see one of the following comics this July.

For even more performers, check this list of stand-up comedy shows in Las Vegas during July.

3. Attend a Magic Show

Several of the most famous magicians in the world call Las Vegas their home, and they frequently perform in this city throughout the year. 

You can expect several opportunities to see either death defying stunts or shocking magic tricks this July.

If you’re looking for even more opportunities to experience the unbelievable, check this list of magic shows in Las Vegas during July.

4. See a Cirque du Soleil Show

If you’re interested in a theatrical experience, you can almost always rely on Cirque du Soleil to host several shows in Las Vegas each month, and there will be quite a few options to choose from in July.

For even more chances to visit the theatre, check this list of theatrical performances in Las Vegas during July.

5. Save Money With a Tourist Pass

If you’re planning to see and do as much as possible while visiting Las Vegas, a tourist pass might be one of the best ways to save money on various activities of interest.

There are a few different types of passes, but the basic idea is that you’ll be paying a set price for multiple attractions. Using these services, you can usually save up to 50% or more off general admission prices.

Here are just a few of the activities included with the Go City Las Vegas pass:

  • Blue Man Group | $165
  • The Beatles: LOVE | $157
  • Las Vegas Helicopter Tour | $149
  • Grand Canyon Tour | $119
  • Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour | $53
  • Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. | $42
  • Hoover Dam Highlights Tour | $55
  • Madame Tussauds | $37
  • Legends in Concert | $84
  • And more!

If you’re interested in enjoying any of these tours, attractions, or live shows, make sure to read our post covering Las Vegas tourist passes for more details.

6. Attend a Sporting Event

There will be several opportunities to catch a live baseball game from the Las Vegas Aviators during the month of July. Due to how hot it gets during the summer, each of these games will be after 6 pm.

This team is the Triple-A MiLB affiliate for the Oakland A’s, so you can expect to see some of the best upcoming young players at these games.

The Las Vegas Lights will also have at least two games this month, so fans of USL soccer might want to consider attending one of these events.

Basketball fans will be happy to hear that the Las Vegas Aces will have multiple home games this month. If you’re interested in the WNBA, this will be an excellent opportunity to see one of the best teams play live.

Check this list of sporting events in Las Vegas to see everything taking place this month.

7. Go to Monster Jam

Fans of giant monster trucks will love this opportunity to see one of the most popular motorsports shows in the world in Las Vegas this month.

Beloved tricks such as the Grave Digger, El Toro Loco, Megalodon, and many others are likely to be participating in a variety of competitions during this special event.

While the results of some competitions are decided by scorekeepers, others are voted on by the audience, allowing you to participate in deciding who wins!

You can attend Monster Jam from July 22nd - 24th, 2022 at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Purchase tickets or learn more.

8. See a Major WWE Event

If you’re a wrestling fan, you’ll be happy to hear that one of WWE’s biggest events of the year will be taking place in Las Vegas on July 2nd, 2022 at the MGM Grand Arena.

Money in the Bank is one of the most popular shows of the year, as it gives a variety of wrestlers the chance to fight for a major championship, which results in some of the most crazy matches you’ll ever see.

You can expect to see some of the biggest names in wrestling at this event, including stars like Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey, The Usos, and many others.

Tickets are selling out fast, so make sure to get yours as soon as possible!

Purchase tickets to WWE Money in the Bank or learn more.

9. Celebrate Independence Day

July 4th is one of the most important holidays in the United States, and most people celebrate with fireworks, BBQs, and other fun family activities.

That said, it’s important to note that fireworks are actually illegal in Las Vegas, so if you want to enjoy this type of activity, you’ll have to go to a special event where fireworks have been permitted.

Here are a few options to consider:

In addition to these options, the LINQ Promenade hosts a variety of special activities on July 4th including a parade, an open-air fair, live music, balloon artists, face painters and more.

Don’t forget the LINQ High Roller Observation Wheel is included with some tourist passes!

10. Attend a Dive-In Movie at The Cosmopolitan

While drive-in movies are becoming popular once again following the pandemic, Las Vegas is home to an entirely different kind of communal movie viewing experience: The Dive-In!

Throughout the summer, The Cosmopolitan hosts a movie night by their pool each week, giving visitors the chance to enjoy a popular film while keeping cool in the pool.

Here are the movies playing in July 2022:

  • Ant-Man | July 4th
  • Men in Black | July 11th
  • Captain America: First Avenger | July 18th
  • The Meg | July 25th

Tickets start at just $15 and you don’t need a room at the hotel to enjoy this activity.

Purchase tickets or learn more.

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About The Author

Stephen Pickhardt

Stephen is the CEO of Free Tours by Foot and has overseen the transformation of a local walking tour company into a global tour community and traveler’s advice platform. He has personally led thousands of group tours in the US and Europe, and is an expert in trip planning and sightseeing, with a focus on budget travelers. Stephen has been published and featured in dozens of publications including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Yahoo,, and more.
Updated: noviembre 11th, 2022
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