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Top Things to Do in Las Vegas in September

There’s still time to plan the perfect end of summer getaway. Explore the best in entertainment Las Vegas has to offer here at MGM Resorts. This is the time to treat yourself, so rent that cabana, make a reservation in a luxury restaurant and purchase the best seats in the house for a concert you have been dying to go to. This month is HOT with entertainment, sporting events and comedy that you do not want to miss. WELCOME TO THE SHOW.

  • Entertainment

    International superstar Shakira rounds up her El Dorado World Tour at Grand Garden Arena on September 1. Queen + Adam Lambert rocks the Park Theater stage with a 10-date limited engagement also beginning on September 1. The T-Mobile Arena is filled with entertainment this month with alternative rock pioneers, The Smashing Pumpkins on September 2, hip-hop superstar J Cole on September 7 and iconic rock stars Def Leppard and Journey on September 8. Mandalay Bay Beach has a great lineup featuring the Original Wailers on September 8th, Los Angeles Azules on September 21, Lee Brice on September 28 and Sublime with Rome on September 29th. The iHeartRadio Music Festival at the T-Mobile Arena is not to be missed on September 21 with performances like Fleetwood Mac, Jack White, Mariah Carey, Sam Smith and Childish Gambino just to name a few. The next day head over to The Daytime Stage at the iHeartRadio Festival taking place at the Festival Grounds next to Circus Circus. The lineup includes Dua Lipa. 5 Seconds of Summer, Lil Uzi Vert and more! Lastly, Fall Out Boy and Machine Gun Kelly will take the stage at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 28 as well as the J Balvin Vibras Tour at Mandalay Bay Events Center on the same day.

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  • Sports

    The biggest fight in boxing this year will return to T-Mobile Arena on September 15 when two-division world champion Canelo Alvarez squares off against WBC/WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin. You can also purchase tickets for the closed circuit telecast at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Luxor Hotel and Casino. Tickets for the closed circuit parties may be purchased at any MGM Resorts International Box Office, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster.com. Hockey season is back! See the Vegas Golden Knights take on Arizona, Colorado, Los Angeles, and San Jose this month in some great preseason games.

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  • Comedy

    Laugh the night away with award-winning comedian, actor and writer Patton Oswalt for one night only at the KÀ Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out Live on September 29, promises to be an epic night for comedy at T-Mobile Arena. If you have never seen an Aces of Comedy show at the Mirage, you are missing out! Check out this line up this month that features heavy hitters George Lopez, Wayne Brady, Bill Maher, Gabriel Iglesias and Daniel Tosh.

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  • Mexican Independence Day

    In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, MGM Resorts and Live Nation have teamed up to present Fiestas Patrias 2018. Starting Friday, September 14th, Banda MS with Caifanes will kick off the celebration at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Then on Saturday, September 15th enjoy the musical sounds of Alejandro Fernández at Mandalay Bay Events Center and Romeo Santos at MGM Grand Garden Arena. If craving some amazing Mexican food, we recommend the Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, Hecho En Vegas at MGM Grand and T&T (Tacos And Tequila) at The Luxor.

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  • Dining

    If looking for a good meal on the go, try Mandalay Bay’s newest fast casual eatery, BBQ Mexicana that features a variety of burritos, bowls, and salads filled with mesquite smoked chicken, pulled pork, slow smoked Texas-style brisket, and smoked tofu in addition to aguas frescas, beers and margaritas. Each month, a guest chef takes over one of Harvest by Roy Ellamar’s signature snack wagons, offering their own specialty small bites as they travel table-to-table to chat with diners. On September 7, from 5pm-9pm, meet Executive Chef Jay Calim of Della’s Kitchen at Delano Las Vegas. If staying at the Vdara Hotel & Spa and looking for a way to dine while in your room, try Fetch and Jett, two robots responsible for delivering an array of requested amenities including coffee, sodas, snacks and personal items from their Market Café directly to your suite!

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