Epic things to do in Las Vegas at night

Experience Las Vegas’ vibrant nightlife, spectacular shows, and breathtaking views with these top things to do in the Vegas at night.

When the sun goes down, Las Vegas shines. Literally. The city’s vibrant atmosphere comes alive at night in its world-famous casinos, performance venues, and top attractions, all lit up in dazzling neon lights. Discover fun things to do, romantic nights out, and tasty food experiences as you explore Sin City at night.

This roundup will lead you to 10 of the best nighttime activities in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada.

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1. Soar above Las Vegas on a helicopter tour

This Las Vegas Red Rock Canyon helicopter tour takes you over Red Rock Canyon and Las Vegas Valley at the most magical time of the day. This is a full VIP experience complete with limo transfers and a champagne toast at a secluded landing site, and the whole experience lasts around 3 hours.

Hot tip:

Book the sunset tour option to see Red Rock Canyon at golden hour and fly back over the Strip at night when it’s all lit up.

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2. Feel the magic of a Cirque du Soleil show

Cirque du Soleil shows are known for combining breathtaking acrobatics, stunning visuals, and gripping storytelling into a one-of-a-kind theatrical masterpiece. Get a great seat at “O” by Cirque du Soleil at Bellagio and watch one of the most mesmerizing shows in town.

Hot tip:

Have a pre- or post-performance dinner at Hard Rock Las Vegas, a classic Vegas experience located close to the Cirque venue.

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3. See the highlights of Las Vegas at night

Gather your friends for a private tour of Downtown Las Vegas aboard an open-top Jeep. With the Bright Lights City Tour that includes a High Roller Ticket, you’ll get an unrestricted view of the city’s top landmarks as you cruise down the strip, and then get a new perspective with a nighttime spin night on the the High Roller, the largest observation wheel in the Western Hemisphere.

Hot tip:

The tour ends at Linq Promenade, where you can continue the night out at Flamingo Casino or at OMNIA nightclub.

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4. Tie the knot at the Elvis Graceland Chapel

Get married or renew your vows to the tune of Elvis’ most romantic songs at the rock idol’s very own marriage chapel. The Elvis-themed Graceland Chapel experience includes limousine transfers and professional photography, an especially fun way of renewing your vows.

Hot tip:

An evening ceremony is best to make the most of the photo opportunities that Vegas offers at night.

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5. Unlock the thrills with an escape room adventure

Choose one of the five escape rooms available at the Escape Game Las Vegas at Caesar’s Palace and work with your friends on a race against the clock that will test your problem-solving skills. This is a must-do activity for those seeking adrenaline-pumping challenges and fun group activities.

Hot tip:

Celebrate your team’s victory with a Veni Vidi Lychee cocktail at Vanderpump, a fancy lounge in the same complex as the escape room.

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6. See Sin City shine from the High Roller Observation Wheel

Be dazzled by the nighttime cityscape of Las Vegas as you see it from a height of 550 feet. Choose this High Roller ticket and an open bar is included for your 30-minute ride.

Hot tip:

If the Higher Roller’s Happy Half Hour isn’t enough, continue the fun at the nearby Icebar, which is quite literally one of the coolest nightlife experiences in Vegas.

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7. SkyJump for joy from the STRAT Tower

Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush by plunging from the iconic Stratosphere Tower with this STRAT SkyJump Ticket. The SkyJump drops you on freefall more than 800 feet towards the famous Strip, so you feel an incredible rush of adrenaline.

Hot tip:

If the adrenaline rush made you hungry, head to the Strat’s Hotel PT's Wings & Sports bar, where you can enjoy the most authentic American pub fare.

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8. Impress your partner with the perfect romantic date

Make a strong impression by taking that special someone on an unforgettable night that includes a fancy three-course tasting menu followed by a helicopter night ride over Vegas. Make this night the ideal night to propose with this unforgettable Buddy V's Ristorante meal and helicopter flight.

Hot tip:

If you’re here to propose, order the Italian Birthday Cake separately. This dessert looks perfect with a ring on top.

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9. Glide into the night on a Segway tour

Explore the highlights of Vegas on a Segway and experience the vibrant energy of the city that never sleeps. On an evening Segway tour of Downtown Las Vegas, you also get a headset so you can follow along your guide’s narration and their insider stories.

Hot tip:

Bring an extra layer if you choose to do this tour in the winter. Nighttime temperatures can get chilly if you’re moving fast on a Segway.

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10. Dance the night away on a party bus club crawl

The ultimate bar crawl gives you and your group priority access to the hottest clubs in Sin City. Plus, with the Las Vegas club crawl, you get unlimited drinks on the private party bus.

Hot tip:

Line your stomach beforehand on a food walking tour of Fremont Street and you’ll be fuelled up and ready for a night of drinking and dancing.

FAQs

What are some of the top nighttime attractions in Las Vegas?

Absolute must-sees include the Bellagio Fountains, which in the evenings offer light and music shows every 15 minutes; the High Roller Observation Wheel, which is the world’s tallest Ferris wheel; and the Fremont Street Experience, where you can see some of the most eye-catching neon light displays in the city.

What are the best areas for a nighttime stroll in Las Vegas?

The Strip is the place to soak up the city’s lively atmosphere and to watch people. What’s more, many of Sin City’s top attractions are located along this four-mile-long road, so you get to do some sightseeing while walking around.

What are the most popular night tours in Las Vegas?

Evening helicopter tours over the city and the surrounding desert are a great hit among visitors. Other top-rated options include the city’s Escape Rooms, culinary walking tours of Fremont Street, and downtown Segway tours.

What are some fun activities to do with kids in Las Vegas at night?

For a fun-filled evening with the family, take the kids to the Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, or book your tickets to the Adventuredome at Circus Circus. Other suggestions include going on a gondola ride at the Venetian and catching a Cirque du Soleil performance at the MGM Grand.

What are the best spots for a romantic night out in Las Vegas?

One of the most romantic spots in Vegas is the Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. If you can’t make it to Paris to propose, this is your second-best bet. The High Roller also top ratings from couples, as do the romantic cruises along Lake Mead.