What to Do in Las Vegas in September

This post has our top 10 suggestions – with one honorable mention – for free activities, things to do at night, and family-friendly entertainment in Las Vegas for September 2019.




Here are our favorite events going on in September 2019. Make sure you check out our top things to do in Las Vegas year-round! 

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(1) See a Major Concert

Las Vegas is known for its entertainment, so it shouldn’t be surprising that there are so many big-name artists coming through the city year-round. September is no exception.

And what better way to spend a night in Las Vegas than seeing your favorite artist perform in person



Check out all the concert events happening in Vegas this month.

For more evening entertainment options in the city, check out our post with things to do at night

(2) Attend a Major Sporting Event

Sports fans will be excited to learn Las Vegas is home to multiple professional teams that are playing in September. You can catch minor league baseball, and soccer games this month.





Take a look at the games happening in Las Vegas

(3) Enjoy the Theatre

There is certainly no shortage of theatre in Las Vegas, whether matinee or evening show. Fans of Cirque du Soleil will be able to find performances year-round



If you enjoy a bit of nostalgia and a great impersonation, Legends in Concert is one of the more popular shows in the city.

If you’re looking for a traditional Vegas form of family-friendly entertainment, the famous magician David Copperfield has a great show.

The fan-favorite Wicked – about the secret life of the Wicked Witch of the West in Oz – will be playing throughout the month of September. 

If you’re looking for something fresh and new, Friends The Musical Parody is running in Las Vegas all month. Be prepared to laugh at this re-imagining of the hit sitcom.

Don’t forget to check out all the performances in Vegas and other fun things to do at night

(4) Go on a Sightseeing Tour

The evenings begin to cool off a bit more in September, which makes sightseeing tours of Las Vegas a bit more comfortable.

The Big Bus Night Tour is a popular way to see and learn about the Strip.



If you want the chance to jump off the bus and explore different sites, then try the daytime hop-on hop-off Big Bus Tour.

Las Vegas has a tour for everyone – foodies will love Secret Food Tours

(5) iHeartRadio Music Festival

This two-day music festival will be held September 20 – 21, 2019, at the T-Mobile Arena.

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Elvis Duran, you’ll see some of the biggest names in music performing on the stage.



Some 2019 artists include Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw, Mumford & Sons, Miley Cyrus, Halsey, Def Leppard, and more. 

(6) Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival

This festival celebrates the musical, culinary, and artistic culture in Las Vegas.

It began in 2013 as Downtown Las Vegas was seeing a revival of venues and entertainment and has grown into an iconic Las Vegas music and arts festival.



This year the festival will be held September 20 – 22, 2019. Click here for ticket information.

Headliners for 2019 include Post Malone, Chance the Rapper, Billie Eilish, Janelle Monae, Lil Wayne, and Vampire Weekend, among others. 

(7) Henderson’s Water Street Car Show

From September 6 – 8, 2019, to Henderson’s Water Street Car Show features classic, custom, and muscle cars. 



They will be awarding best vintage trailer, truck, American car, and import, among others.

They will also have live music, food trucks, and drink stands, as well as other vendors. 

Kids will have games and crafts to entertain them in the Kids Zone too! Check out more free activities and family-friendly things to do on our full posts.

(8) San Gennaro Feast

This Italian food and entertainment festival celebrates the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy and Italian culture from September 11 – 15, 2019.

In addition to more food than anyone could possibly sample, you can find arts and crafts, pony rides, a petting zoo, and live entertainment every hour.



Carnival rides will be set up as well, with ride wristbands available to purchase. Tickets are $10 for adults, and children under 54 inches tall get in for free.

Click here for more family-friendly events and attractions.

(9) NASCAR South Point 400

This year, the NASCAR South Point 400 Monster Energy Series will be held on September 13-15, 2019, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

There will be multiple races held throughout each day. 



The competition will feature the current best drivers in the sport, as well as live music and other entertainment for the weekend. 

(10) Save Money with a Tourist Attraction Discount Passe

You don’t need to break the bank to see all the attractions you want to see in Las Vegas.

If you purchase a discount city pass, you’ll get discounts on select attractions, experiences, and restaurants – sometimes 20 – 70%. 



Depending on the pass, you could get access to:

  • Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
  • Ziplines

Take a look at our full comparison to see which tourist attraction discount pass is best for your trip.


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High Roller Reining Classic Horse Show

See some of the best reining horse and rider teams in the world at the High Roller Classic on September 6 – 14, 2019. The sport is growing internationally, and this annual event has only grown larger since the first Classic on September 2008. 


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