Things to Do in Las Vegas in November

This post covers some of the most interesting activities and events taking place in Las Vegas this November. We will include a number of fun attractions, concerts, festivals and other things to do.

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TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS THIS NOVEMBER

The following list features the ten most interesting activities and attractions available in Las Vegas during the month of November.

In addition to great family-friendly and nighttime events, we also provide some free things to do.


1) Go to a Concert

Las Vegas is one of the entertainment capitals of the world, and many famous musicians love to perform here throughout the year. 

As a matter of fact, most artists stay in the city for at least a week or two, holding several concerts during their stay.

 

 

If you’re looking for a great show to see, consider one of the following options:

Click here to see all the Las Vegas concerts.

In addition to these concerts, there are also several musicians who perform in this city all year long, and some of those shows are included with various Las Vegas tourist passes.


2) Attend a Sporting Event

Although there aren’t as many teams in Las Vegas as there are in other major markets, this city still manages to host some of the biggest sporting events in the country.

If you’re a hockey fan, the Las Vegas NHL team will have a total of 7 home games during the month of November.

 

 

Vegas Golden Knights

College Basketball fans will also have two important matches to anticipate, as some of the best NCAA teams are competing later in the month at the following games:

Finally, if you’re interested in drag racing, the NHRA Toyota Nationals is an event you won’t want to miss from November 1st – 3rd.

You can find all of the sporting events in Las Vegas here.


3) See a Popular Musical/Theatrical Performance

While Las Vegas is known more for other types of entertainment, this city is home to a few venues that host a variety of notable musicals and theatrical performances.

The month of November will bring Jesus Christ Superstar, a popular musical that offers a different interpretation of the religious figure. This show will be held from Nov 5th – 10th.

 

 

Alternatively, there will also be several Cirque Du Soleil shows to see throughout the month, including the following:

 

 

If your heart is set on seeing a musical, the following productions will also make their way to Las Vegas this November:

You can find all the theatrical performances in Las Vegas here.

NOTE: Permanent theatrical productions such as Blue Man Group, Vegas: The Show and even some Cirque Du Soleil shows are included with at least one Las Vegas tourist pass.


4) Go to a Stand-up Comedy Show

In addition to all the great theatrical performances and concerts you can attend this month, there will also be several famous comedians performing stand-up in Las Vegas in November.

 

 

If you’re in need of a good laugh, consider one of the following shows:

Click here to find all the comedy shows in Las Vegas.

Even if you miss some of these events, you can always head to a comedy club instead. Some clubs actually offer discounted admission with Las Vegas tourist passes.


5) Experience a Magic Show

Whether you’re looking for a performance that will truly shock your senses or you just want to see an entertaining performance, there will be several opportunities to see famous magicians literally work their magic in Las Vegas this November.

 

 

If this sounds like a fun activity, consider one of the following shows:

These are just a few of the more popular magicians in Las Vegas, but there are many more to choose from. If you’re looking to save a few bucks, some magic shows are included with various Las Vegas tourist passes.

You can find even more magic shows here.


6) Grab a Bite at a Food Festival

There will be a few different food festivals taking place in Las Vegas this November, and they each focus on some of the most popular meals in America.

The first big event will be the Great Las Vegas Taco Festival which will be taking place on Dia de los Muertos weekend from November 1st – 3rd.

 

 

Visitors can expect dozens of the best taco restaurants in the city to be there, as well as plenty of live entertainment, music, carnival rides, face painters and a kids zone.

Alternatively, you can also head to the Las Vegas Pizza Festival on November 16th for a variety of delicious styles of the dish, including Sicilian, New York, Detroit and dozens more.

Finally, if you’re more interested in dessert, Donut Fest Las Vegas is an event you won’t want to miss this November 17th. There will be 10 different vendors providing samples and visitors will also have the chance to vote on their favorite donuts!


7) Take the Kids to Sesame Street Live

If your kids love this classic children’s show, this is an excellent opportunity for them to see their favorite characters perform live on stage!

Audiences can expect to see Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Count von Count, Abby, Rosita, and many others during Sesame Street Live.

 

 

In addition to the show, visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy a meet & greet with Elmo and take pictures with the lovable monster.

For even more family-friendly fun, make sure to read our post covering things to do with kids in Las Vegas.


8) Visit Las Vegas Christmas Town

Beginning on November 23rd, the holiday attraction Christmas Town will be opening in Las Vegas at the Cowabunga Bay Waterpark.

This location will include a variety of fun and festive activities such as holiday lights, a sledding hill, a Polar Express train ride, Santa’s cottage, a snowball pit and of course a Christmas tree!

 

 

You must pay admission to get inside Christmas Town, but once you’re inside, almost all activities are free – and kids under 2 are always allowed in at no extra cost.

Aside from the various concerts, musicals, comedy, and magic shows taking place after dark, this is undoubtedly one of the best nighttime activities in Las Vegas during the month of November.

For more fun after the sun goes down, please read our post covering things to do at night in Las Vegas.


9) Go to the Craftabulous Shopping Extravaganza

With the holidays fast approaching, there’s no better time to look for a unique gift for that special someone. Thankfully, there will be plenty of interesting items for sale at the Craftabulous Shopping Extravaganza!

 

 

This event welcomes local artists, crafters and other creative individuals to show off their best work at the Santa Fe Station in the Centennial Ballroom.

Best of all, the Craftabulous Shopping Extravaganza is entirely free to attend!

If you’re looking for even more affordable fun, check our post covering free things to do in Las Vegas.


10) Save Money With a Tourist Pass

No matter what you want to do while you’re in Las Vegas, chances are that you could save a few bucks using a tourist attraction discount pass.

Some of these services offer admission to dozens of popular locations over the course of a set amount of days, but others allow you to pay one flat price for a specific number of attractions.

 

 

There are also build your own pass options which you can use to save 20% off dozens of activities when you purchase at least 2 tickets at once.

Most tourist passes also include skip-the-line access at certain locations in Las Vegas, allowing you to save time as well as money.

Here are a few of the best attractions included with at least one Las Vegas tourist pass:

  • Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Tour
  • Cirque Du Soleil Shows
  • Vegas Helicopter Tour
  • Pawn Stars Bus Tour
  • Grand Canyon Tour
  • The Mob Museum
  • Hoover Dam Tour
  • Vegas: The Show
  • Blue Man Group
  • Carrot Top Live
  • The Mentalist
  • Criss Angel
  • And more!

Depending on which pass you choose and how you use it, you could save anywhere from 20% – 50% off a variety of attractions. 

The easiest way to make sure you save some money is to use a build-your-own-pass service, but if you’re confident you can fit enough activities into each day, you could save more with another option.

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

 


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