Top 12 Things to Do in Las Vegas in June (2020)

This post lists the top 12 things to do in Las Vegas in June, including free things to do, nighttime and family-friendly activities and events, updated for 2020.

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TOP 12 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS THIS JUNE

The following list includes several 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

This June you can catch a show by some of the most popular performers in the world. Besides one night shows, some musicians have ‘residencies” and play throughout the month.

StubHub has a calendar of who is playing in Las Vegas this month. Below we list some of the highlights.

 

 

Check out StubHub for a list of other concerts in Las Vegas this month.


2. Attend a Sporting Event

June has lots of opportunities to see baseball! You can also see soccer and women’s basketball. StubHub lists many of the sports events in Las Vegas this month.

Some of these sports events are kid-friendly while others make for a fun evening out in Las Vegas as they take place at night.

 

 

Baseball | Las Vegas Aviators 

Soccer | Las Vegas Lights  

Women’s Basketball | Las Vegas Aces 

See StubHub’s calendar of sports events in Las Vegas in June.


3. See a Theatrical Performance

Las Vegas has an ongoing array of performances that run for months at a time. Each month there are a few visiting musicals and plays as well.

StubHub’s calendar lists other shows this month.

 

 

The Band’s Visit is at the Smith Center on June 23-28.

There is always at least one Cirque de Soleil show playing in Vegas. This month you can see:

Check out StubHub to see what other theatrical productions are in Las Vegas this June.

TIP: Some of these shows are included for free with at least one Las Vegas tourist pass!


4. See a Comedy or Magic Show

Las Vegas always has an offering of top stand-up comedians. StubHub has a long list of comedy shows this month

One show not to be missed is the ingenious and very clever magician duo, Penn and Teller. They are at the Rio Las Vegas for multiple nights in June.

 

 

Magic Shows

Comedy Shows

There are dozens more to choose from this month. See StubHub’s calendar of comedy shows and magic shows

You can see live comedy at the Laugh Factory and the Comedy Cellar pretty much any night of the week.  

Some comedy shows are free for holders of certain Las Vegas tourist passes. Read more just below.


5. Save Money With a Tourist Attraction Discount Pass

For those who plan to visit several popular attractions, see live shows, take a tour or two, and enjoy other activities, a Las Vegas tourist discount pass can potentially save you 50% or more off ticket prices. 

There are a few types of tourist passes catering to different needs. Some passes will benefit those who plan on seeing 4-5 attractions or activities each day. 

Other passes are better suited to those who want to save money on just 2-3 attractions.

 

 

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 can save around 20% – 50% off general admission prices for many of Las Vegas’s most popular activities.

Read our detailed post about Las Vegas tourist passes to see if a pass is right for you.


6. Save on Great Meals During Restaurant Week 

During this annual event, more than 150 of Las Vegas’s best restaurants offer discounted prix-fixe menus, which can save you quite a bit off your tab. 

In 2020, Restaurant Week is from June 8-19. Your food will taste even better knowing that restaurants donate up to $6 per diner to the Three Square Food Bank.

 

 

There will be more than 150 restaurants participating, offering prix-fixe menus with price points from $20 to $80.

Restaurants may offer dinner and/or lunch. Some even offer a prix-fixe breakfast menu!

Follow the Las Vegas Restaurant Week website or their Facebook page so you can find out which restaurants are participating as soon as it is announced.

Be sure to make reservations as this event is very popular.


7. Take a Food Tour 

If you are not in Vegas for Restaurant Week or just looking for a local food expert to show you where to find the best eats are in Las Vegas, consider taking a food tour.

On a Las Vegas Secret Food Tour you’ll try treats from famed chefs like Wolfgang Puck, Gordon Ramsay, and the Cake Boss. 

 

 

A glass of red, white or sparkling wine is included in the tour price. You can upgrade to a special drinks package and try drinks with names like “Avon Came Upon Sin” and “Out On The Tiles”!

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


8. 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! Find more nightlife suggestions, see our post on things to do at night in Las Vegas.


9. Attend the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con  

From June 26-28, 2020, you can mingle with your favorite comic-book heroes and villains at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con.

There’ll be plenty of cosplay, comic book vendors, discussion panels with the writers and artists who create Marvel and DC Comics and comic book character celebrities.

 

 

With more than 150 exhibitors, after-hour parties and family-friendly programming on Sunday, this festival is great for everyone. 

It takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and tickets start at $25 and up. Kids 10 and under are FREE with an accompanying adult.

Find out more from the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con website.

TIP: If you are looking for more things to do with kids in Las Vegas, check out the section on family-friendly activities in our post on things do to in Las Vegas.


10. 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.


11. Las Vegas International Chess Festival

Las Vegas has its fair share of festivals, many centered on music, performing arts or beer! Looking for something more cerebral? Then head to the Las Vegas International Chess Festival.

It takes place from June 24-28, 2020 at the Westgate Resort and Casino. It’s one of the top five chess festivals in the world.
 

 

This event is suited to people of all ages and skill levels. Besides competitions, there are lots of fun side events, like chess camps, free lectures, even a chess festival poker tournament!

See the Las Vegas International Chess Festival website for more information and to register.


12. Reggae in the Desert

This popular music festival brings awesome reggae sounds to Vegas every June. In 2020, it is on June 13 from noon – 10:00 pm. 

There’s so much more than Rastaman vibrations at Reggae in the Desert. You can try Caribbean foods like jerk chicken, peas & rice and fried plantains.

 

 

Browse for Caribbean style arts and crafts from vendors. Enjoy an ice-cold beer in one of the many beer gardens.

See the line-up and purchase tickets from the Reggae in the Desert website.

 


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