As the temperatures start to heat up in Las Vegas so does the list of electrifying concerts, unforgettable festivals, and a long list of things to do this August on the Las Vegas Strip. Whether you have plans to enjoy a concert on the beach or sip a cocktail poolside, we have something for everyone to enjoy here at MGM Resorts. Don’t miss out on all of these amazing experiences before it’s too late!
Las Vegas Shows
Global music icon, Janet Jackson returns to Las Vegas this month with her headlining residency Metamorphosis at Park Theater. Also, performing at Park MGM is award-winning goddess of Pop, Cher. Don’t miss Nickelodeon Star, JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M Tour on August 10 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Join us August 16-18 at Mandalay Bay for Psycho Las Vegas, America’s rock n’ roll festival featuring The Original Misfits, Opeth, Bad Religion and more! Don’t miss rock legend, Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farwell Tour for one night only on August 16 at T-Mobile Arena. See country star, Chris Young live with special guests Chris Janson & LOCASH at MGM Grand Garden Arena August 17. Lastly, the King of Country is back. George Strait returns to the T-Mobile Arena on August 23-24.
Las Vegas Comedy
Aces of Comedy are the biggest names in comedy and are all seriously funny. This award-winning comedy series provides a calendar of laughs to keep you coming back again and again. This month we have a great lineup of comedians! Head over to The Mirage this month and these enjoy comedy giants below:
Las Vegas Sports
Legendary professional football player Terry Bradshaw will return to the Las Vegas Strip on August 1 – 4. “The Terry Bradshaw Show,” is a limited engagement that chronicles his life’s journey through comedy, music and storytelling at the Luxor Hotel & Casino. Watch the final 4 games of the Evo 2019 World Finals at Mandalay Bay Events Center on August 2-4 and see the largest and longest-running fighting game tournaments in the world. The USA Basketball Men’s National Team will hold an exhibition game at T-Mobile Arena on August 9. Book your tickets to see Las Vegas’ own WNBA team- the Las Vegas Aces play Chicago, Connecticut, Atlanta, Phoenix, and Las Angeles this month.
Things to Do in Las Vegas
Music lovers are invited to bring their blankets and sit on the beach, or wade in the surf, as they listen to Concerts on the Beach at Mandalay Bay whose lineup features Iration – Live from Paradise! with Pepper & Katastro and Rebelution with Protoje, Collie Buddz & DJ Mackle. Book tickets to see Hans Klok: The World’s Fastest Magician at Excalibur and be amazed with over 50 mind blowing illusions by this internationally renowned magician. Sit back, relax and de-stress at MGM Resorts Spas in celebration of National Relaxation Day. From August 12-16, guests will receive a complimentary spa enhancement including aromatherapy or hot stones, with the purchase of any massage, facial or body treatment 50 minutes or more. Known as “the most Instagrammable pop-up in America”, HAPPY PLACE debuts its latest pop-up exhibit at Mandalay Bay on August 23. This interactive, immersive pop-up exhibit features larger-than-life installations and multi-sensory themed rooms aimed to help people “find their happy”.
Las Vegas Restaurants
Hello Kitty have arrived in Las Vegas! Head over to The Hello Kitty Cafe at The Park and enjoy a delicious collection of delicious treats, crafted beverages and exclusive Hello Kitty merchandise. Stop by the grand opening of MGM Grand’s newest culinary hot spot, Ambra Italian Kitchen + Bar on August 26. This restaurant offers the very best of classic Italian dishes and a speakeasy featuring a cocktail bar that will offer an exclusive mixology experience not to be forgotten. On August 28, stop by Park MGM’s grand opening of Mama Rabbit, a new tequila bar that combines the dynamic atmosphere of a Mexican tavern with the intimate and sexy allure of a speakeasy.
Las Vegas Clubs
The club scene is not just a night thing. Some say there is more fun to be had at clubs in the sun! DAYLIGHT Beach Club at Mandalay Bay has an incredible lineup featuring DJ Neva, Rick Ross, Kid Funk, Saweetie, and more this month. Over at MGM Grand’s day club, Wet Republic, you won’t want to miss this month’s pool parties as its star-studded lineup includes ZEDD, Steve Aoki, Tiesto, Illenium and Martin Garrix.
Things start to heat up when the sun goes down. The nightlife at MGM Resorts plays host to some of the world's top DJs, entertainers and recording artists worldwide. JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA invites you to check out their headliners this month including Tory Lanez, Chantel Jefferies, Tyga, Playboi Carti, just to name a few. 1Oak at The Mirage is known for its sexy and unpredictable environment. This month its hot lineup features headliners DJ Scooter, DJ Shift, Blackbear and DJ Karma.