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What to Do in Las Vegas in April

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This post covers a lot of interesting things to do in Las Vegas during April.

We include free, nighttime, and family-friendly activities, updated for 2023.

For additional ideas, consider some of the following options:

And be sure to check out our weather in April post.


TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN APRIL

The following list will include a variety of entertaining things to do in Las Vegas throughout the month of March. 

We’ll include several fun attractions, events, and activities for audiences of all ages.

Many of them are included at no extra cost with at least one Las Vegas tourist pass.


1. Go to a Concert

No matter what time of year it is, you can always expect dozens of notable musical artists to be performing in Las Vegas.

Most of them perform multiple concerts while they're in town!

April is no slouch of a month, as the following concerts will be available:

There are dozens of other musicians performing this month, so if you don’t see a show you want to attend, check this list of concerts in Las Vegas for even more options.


2. Attend a Sporting Event

There will be several opportunities to see professional sports in Las Vegas this April.

Hockey

Baseball

Football

Drag Racing

These events are family-friendly, and many of them will take place after dark, making them great things to do with kids as well as nighttime activities.

You can find tickets for the sports in Las Vegas here.


Although Las Vegas isn’t always a great town for traditional theatre, you can usually count on a traveling Broadway or hit musical each month.

Some shows on tap are:

In addition to these options, you can also expect several Cirque du Soleil shows this month:

Some variety shows will also be available at no extra cost with at least one Las Vegas tourist pass!

If you want to see what's on, you can find all the Vegas theatre tickets here.


4. Go to a Stand-up Comedy Show

Just as musicians are to be drawn to Las Vegas throughout the year, you’ll also find many comedians performing throughout the year.

Stand-Up

Recurring Vegas Shows

Comedy Clubs

Some comedy clubs even offer free admission to visitors who have certain Las Vegas tourist passes!

Click here for a list of other shows.


5. Experience a Magic Show

If you’re in the mood for a more captivating theatrical performance, there are a few famous magicians who will be hosting daily shows in Las Vegas this month.

Here are a few of the best magic shows to see in April:

Tickets for some of these shows are included with various Las Vegas tourist passes.


6. Save Money With a Tourist Attraction Discount Pass

If you’re planning to visit several attractions, go on more than one tour, or enjoy multiple shows while in Las Vegas, a tourist pass could save you 50% or more off ticket prices.

These services are especially useful if you’re interested in enjoying 4-5 different activities per day, but there are also some passes that allow you to save money on just 2-3 tickets.

Here are a few of the best attractions and tours included with these tourist passes:

  • Hop on Hop off Bus Tour | $49
  • Grand Canyon Day Trip | $160
  • Las Vegas Helicopter Tour | $124
  • Richard Petty Driving Experience | $150
  • Criss Angel Mindfreak | $120
  • Hoover Dam Tour | $60
  • Blue Man Group | $150
  • Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. | $39
  • Madame Tussauds | $30
  • The Mentalist | $67
  • And more!

Regardless of which pass you choose, you should be able to save around 20% - 50% off general admission prices for many popular activities.

For more information, read our post covering Las Vegas tourist passes.

If you'd like to purchase a pass, you can do that here: All-Inclusive - Go City Las Vegas | Explorer - Go City Las Vegas | Day Pass - Las Vegas Sightseeing | Flex Pass - Las Vegas Sightseeing


7. Take a Food Tour

Everyone knows that there’s plenty of great food to eat in Las Vegas, but with so much to choose from, how are you supposed to know where to start?

Well, thankfully you can take a Secret Food Tour which covers some of the best dishes you’ll find in sin city, including interesting meals like a meatball slider, a scotch egg, and Japanese chocolates.

In addition to the food, you’ll also enjoy a glass of red, white, or sparkling wine.

If you’re interested in even more, you can purchase an upgraded drinks package for two extra cocktails and a red sangria!

Purchase tickets for the Las Vegas Secret Food Tour or learn more.


8. Experience the Bellagio Fountains

No matter when you visit Las Vegas, you can always take a moment to head by the Bellagio and see their world-famous fountain show.

The Bellagio Fountains are designed to perform creative and interesting shows choreographed to match a variety of classical music, operatics, Broadway hits, and even pop tunes.

This show takes place at the following times throughout the week:

  • Monday - Friday
    • Every 30 minutes from 3 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Every 15 minutes from 7 pm - midnight
  • Saturdays/Sundays/Holidays
    • Every 30 minutes from noon - 6:30 pm
    • Every 15 minutes from 7 pm - midnight

This activity is free to experience and it’s a great activity to enjoy after dark. 

For more ideas that won’t cost you a thing, check out our post on free things to do in Las Vegas.

Alternatively, you can also find more nighttime activities on our post about things to do at night in Las Vegas.


9. See America's Got Talent Live

Fans of this hit television show will be happy to hear you can see AGT Live in Las Vegas in April

Since this is essentially a variety show where talented individuals attempt to show off their best talents on stage, you can expect to see all kinds of different artists performing live on stage.

Who knows? You might even catch one of the first performances from the next star before they take the world by storm!

Purchase America's Got Talent tickets or learn more.


10. Celebrate the Festival of Colors

Traditionally known as Holi in Indian cultures, the Festival of Color is an ancient Hindu holiday that signifies the arrival of spring. 

As the name implies, this celebration is all about color, and you can expect to experience a lot of it during the American take on these festivities.

In addition to all the beautiful colors you’ll see and encounter, there will also be several great musicians, dancers, DJs, yoga teachers, and more performing during this event.

You can also expect plenty of great food, free hugs, and a general celebration of humanity and the world!

Events take place on April 16th, at Sunset Park, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Purchase tickets for the Festival of Colors or learn more.


Honorable Mentions

Take a Day Trip

If all else fails, there are plenty of great landmarks you can visit that are pretty close to Las Vegas.

Here are just a few of our suggestions for anyone who wants to get out of the city for a day:

In addition to these options, there are also a few different day trips included with some Las Vegas tourist passes, allowing you to potentially save quite a bit of money!


Attend A Comic Convention

Coming to Las Vegas in April is Amazing! Las Vegas Comic Con.

Special guests such as the creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the artist for SpiderMan, Venom, Avengers, and the writer of Wolverine will be making an appearance, along with others.

Activities take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Hall North 1.

Dates are April 28th, 29th, and 30th.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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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: February 6th, 2023
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