Things to Do in Las Vegas in July

Updated: 14 mayo 2023

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 2023.

We also have a post on the weather in July.

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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.

For  more ideas of what to do this month, see our posts on:


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.

Concerts

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.

Comedians

Comedy Clubs

Comedy Festival

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 out this list of magic shows in Las Vegas during July.


4. See Theatrical Performance

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.

You'll also find some other plays and stage shows to keep your interest.

Cirque de Soleil

Other Stage Shows

For even more chances to visit the theatre, check out 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 live sports in Las Vegas in July.

Baseball

Soccer

Women’s Basketball

Motorsport

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


7. Play at the Pinball Hall of Fame 

It costs nothing to enter this pinball machine museum which is 10,000 square feet of restored pinball machines. Do bring quarters if you plan on playing the machines.

You can enjoy your pinball, even more, knowing that proceeds from gameplay and the candy machines are donated to the Salvation Army

The Pinball Hall of Fame is open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm every day. Needless to say, this is an ideal place to bring the kids.

It is also a fun place to pass the evening! To find more nightlife suggestions, see our post on things to do at night in Las Vegas.


8. Take a Bus Tour

See a lot in a shorter amount of time from the comfort of an air-conditioned bus. 

Hop-on-hop-off bus tours allow you to get on and off the bus whenever you want to see more of any of the sites along the route.

Big Bus Tours is the main bus tour company in Las Vegas and the only company that provides live commentary during the tour.

There are other types of bus tours available, like night bus tours, and themed tours like a Pawn Stars Bus Tour and a Mob Bus Tour.

Read about the many choices from our post on Las Vegas bus tours.


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:

For a list of pools with 4th of July activities, visit here.

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 2023:

  • Top Gun: Maverick | July 3rd
  • Crazy Rich Asians | July 10th
  • Jurassic World Dominion | July 17th
  • Moana | July 24th
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever | July 31st

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

Purchase tickets or learn more.


11. Attend a Festival or Event

There are a few festivals you might find of interest in Vegas in July.


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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, Washington.org, and more.
Updated: mayo 14th, 2023
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