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This post provides many fun and interesting things to do in Las Vegas in March.

We include free, nighttime, and family-friendly activities. This post has been updated for 2021.

Let's get marching!


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BEST LAS VEGAS SHOWS IN MARCH

Some Las Vegas shows are open pretty much year-round, but others aren't available as often or are just more popular in general than others.

If you're wondering about the best shows available in Vegas this month, consider one of the following options:

While these are arguably some of the best shows and activities for the month, you can find even more great things to see and do in our list below.


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS IN MARCH

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.

For additional ideas, consider some of the following options:


1. Go to a Concert

No matter when you visit Las Vegas, you can usually count on at least a handful of notable musicians to be performing.

This March will probably be a bit different due to the pandemic, but you can still count on at least a few good concerts to see.

Of course, these won’t be the only artists performing this month. Check this list of concerts in Las Vegas for more shows to see.


2. Attend a Sporting Event

March is usually an excellent month for sports fans visiting Las Vegas.

Sadly, due to the pandemic, there won't be as many games available to attend.

The Las Vegas Golden Knights should be playing this month, but it remains to be seen what ticketing will look like.

We recommend checking to see if you can attend one of these games.

Another excellent option will be NASCAR, which will be hosting 3 races in Las Vegas in early March. Tickets are already on sale and going fast!

Check this list of sporting events in Las Vegas for even more great games to attend.


3. Experience a Magic Show

Las Vegas is home to several notable magicians who perform in town throughout the year, as well as some acts who are trying to become the next magical hit!

Sadly, due to the pandemic, there aren't as many magic shows available to see in Las Vegas right now.

That said, there are a few shows you might want to consider:

Check this list of magic shows in Las Vegas during March to see if there are any other shows available.

TIP: Some Las Vegas tourist passes include admission to magic shows such as Criss Angel.

If you’re looking to save some money on tickets, make sure to look into these services!


4. See Famous Comedians Perform Stand-Up

A lot of comedians perform in Las Vegas throughout the year, and there will be some great opportunities to enjoy stand-up this March.

Here are a few of the more notable shows you may want to attend:

For more great stand-up, check this list of comedy shows being held in Las Vegas this month.

NOTE: Some comedians and comedy clubs are included with Las Vegas tourist passes, allowing you to save a few bucks on tickets.


5. Go to a Musical

In addition to all the other great shows you can see in Las Vegas, there are also usually at least a few musicals for fans of the theater.

This month, there will only be one musical available later in the month as it begins its run in Las Vegas on March 30th - Tootsie: The Musical.

For even more opportunities to see great theatrical performances, check this list of musicals in Las Vegas.

TIP: From time to time, theatrical shows are included with various Las Vegas tourist passes, allowing you to save a few bucks on tickets.


6. Save Money With a Tourist Pass

If you’re planning to visit a lot of attractions, take more than one tour or enjoy multiple shows while in Las Vegas, a tourist pass could save you 50% or more.

There are three different types of this service available in Sin City: all-inclusive, flex pass, and build your own pass.

The last option on that list is probably the easiest to use because you only have to purchase admission for 2 or more attractions, tours, or activities in order to save 20% on both.

This allows you to save a few bucks even if you don’t want to get carried away.

If you’re not interested in a lot of different shows or activities, building your own pass is probably your best bet.

However, if you plan to visit at least 4-5 attractions, an all-inclusive pass will most likely provide the best value.

This option includes admission to dozens of tours, shows and popular locations for a specific amount of time (1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days).

Finally, the flex pass allows you to pay one flat price for a set number of activities (3, 4, 5, or 7).

While this is a great option for expensive attractions, the build-your-own pass would be better for services that are already somewhat affordable.

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!

No matter which type of pass you choose, you’ll probably be able to save at least 20% - 50% off on tickets for various popular activities.

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


8. Go to a Cirque du Soleil Show

In addition to all the other theatrical performances running this month, there are also several long-standing Cirque du Soleil shows which have been in Las Vegas for years.

COVID-19 ALERT: Sadly, many of these shows have either been temporarily canceled or postponed due to the pandemic. As of right now, this probably won't be an option in March 2021.

NOTE: Many of these shows are included with various tourist passes in Las Vegas, allowing you to save money on tickets.


9. Take a Trip to the Grand Canyon

There’s never a bad time to see this incredible natural landmark, but with the weather getting even nicer in March, this could be a great time to experience the Grand Canyon.

COVID-19 ALERT: Some of these tours may be canceled or limited due to the pandemic.

Consider one of the following day trips:

Don’t forget that some tourist passes include a trip to this location, saving you a lot of cash!


10. Discover the Hoover Dam

This is one of the most impressive architectural feats in American history, and it’s not too far from Las Vegas! 

COVID-19 ALERT: Some of these tours might be canceled or limited due to the pandemic.

 

 

If you’re interested in seeing one of the biggest dams in the country, there are several great tours from the city which offer both transportation and admission to the landmark:

As with Grand Canyon tours, you’ll find that there are also Hoover Dam tours included with various discount passes.


11. Go to a Museum

There are several great museums to visit in Las Vegas, including many you probably know and some you may not have heard about. 

COVID-19 ALERT: Some of these museums might be temporarily closed or only allowing a limited number of visitors due to the pandemic. Hours may also have changed.

 

 

We recommend the following locations for audiences of all ages:

Some of these museums and attractions are included with various tourist passes, making it easy to save a few bucks on tickets.


12. Attend First Friday Downtown

If you’re looking for more local activities, consider heading to this art fair on March 6th to experience some of the interesting artwork you’ll find in Las Vegas.

COVID-19 ALERT: This event might be canceled or limited due to the pandemic.

 

 

In addition to the opportunity to see a lot of art, you’ll also have the chance to hear some live music and there will be shops selling a variety of artistic goods.

This event is entirely free to attend, but you might want to bring some cash just in case you find something you just can’t live without!

For more details, please check the First Friday Downtown website.


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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: October 12th, 2021
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