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2021 Las Vegas Upcoming Events

Las Vegas is buzzing all year round, but there has never been a better time to be in Las Vegas than during one of the major holidays or Las Vegas events. If you can plan your Vegas trip around one of the major holidays or celebrations, you will rip some of the added benefits.

Below is a list of some of the exciting activities that take place in Las Vegas all year round. If you are a Halloween enthusiast, or simply feel the need to saddle up during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in December, or watch the sky above Vegas light up red, white and blue on the 4th of July with a dazzling display of fireworks, Vegas is the place to be.

Las Vegas Resort & Casinos also welcomes the holiday season in grand fashion from Thanksgiving to New Year's with a host of family-friendly entertainment and special events including spectacular holiday shows, free activities for the children and twinkling displays that will conjure up days of Christmases past.

New Year's Eve in Las Vegas
New Year's Eve in Las Vegas

There's nothing as exciting as New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. When it's time to pop some bubbly and ring in the new year, Las Vegas is guaranteed to deliver an unparalleled experience on one of the most exciting nights of the year.

Date: December 31, 2021
CES Las Vegas
CES Las Vegas

Held every January in Las Vegas, CES is the world's gathering place for the latest gadgets, toys, car tech, and more. An annual gathering of all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

Date: January 5 - 8, 2022 (Wednesday-Saturday)
SHOT Show Las Vegas
SHOT Show Las Vegas

Held every January at the Venetian Expo Center, the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show is the world's largest trade show for target shooting, hunting, outdoor and law enforcement products.

Date: January 18 - 21, 2022
World of Concrete
World of Concrete

Referred to as the Concrete Convention, World of Concrete is an annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries.

Dates: January 18 - 20, 2022

Chinese New Year in Las Vegas
Chinese New Year in Las Vegas

Chinese New Year in Las Vegas has a long rich tradition of being one of the most extravagant seasons with a stunning showcase of extravagant décor, unique entertainment, and traditional Chinese cuisines.

Date: February 1, 2022
Valentine's Day in Las Vegas
Valentine's Day in Las Vegas

Surprise your Valentine with unforgettable romance the Vegas way. Enjoy a delicious dinner at one of Las Vegas romantic restaurants, pick from a long list of sexy shows, or simply spend quality time at one of the luxurious hotel rooms in Sin City.

Date: February 14, 2022
MAGIC Las Vegas
MAGIC Las Vegas

MAGIC Las Vegas is the world's largest fashion marketplace and the most important apparel event in the US for women's, men's, and children's apparel, footwear, accessories, and sourcing.

Date: February 14 - 16, 2022
Pennzoil 400 NASCAR Weekend
Pennzoil 400 NASCAR Weekend

The tripleheader Spring NASCAR Weekend features the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube NASCAR Cup Series race. Preceded by Alsco 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series Race, and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

Date: March 4 - 6, 2022
St Partick's Day in Las Vegas
St. Partick's Day in Las Vegas

Las Vegas celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a variety of activities and entertainment that are sure to paint The Strip green and make you shake your shamrocks all day and through the night.

Date: March 17, 2022
NAB Show Las Vegas
NAB Show Las Vegas

The National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB Show) in Las Vegas is the ultimate marketplace for people passionate about digital media, entertainment and technology.

Date: April 23 - 27, 2022
Memorial Day in Las Vegas
Memorial Day in Las Vegas

Honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas is a time to show appreciation to our military, veterans and their family as most hotels, restaurants and bars offer discounts to our military personnel.

Date: May 30, 2022
Fourth of July in Las Vegas
Fourth of July in Las Vegas

Billed as one of the nation's largest fireworks show, The 4th of July in Las Vegas does not disappoint. The Strip is crowded all evening with thousands of tourists and local residents looking for a 4th of July holiday celebration.

Date: July 4, 2022
Mexican Independence Day Las Vegas
Mexican Independence Day Las Vegas

16 de Septiembre is El Grito de Delores. Celebrate Mexican Independence Day weekend in Las Vegas with a lineup of exciting Latin-infused events, entertainment, music, food and fun.

Date: Sept 16 - 18, 2022
South Point 400 NASCAR Weekend
South Point 400 NASCAR Weekend

Race fans get ready for the second tripleheader weekend with the South Point 400 NASCAR Cup Series playoff race. This race will be preceded by Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 presented by Westgate Resorts NCWTS playoff race and the Alsco 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race.

Date: October 14 – 16, 2022
Halloween in Las Vegas
Halloween in Las Vegas

Every Halloween season Las Vegas gets transformed into haunted city, with costume parties, club scenes and halloween contests. If you have the guts to experience the gore, Las Vegas at Halloween might just be the place to be.

Date: October 31, 2021
SEMA Show Las Vegas
SEMA Show Las Vegas

The SEMA Show is the world's leading automotive trade event. A trade-only industry event, SEMA Show brings together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive aftermarket industry.

Date: November 2 - 5, 2021
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
National Finals Rodeo (NFR)

For 10 days in December, Sin City is transformed by thousands of rodeo fans in Western jeans, outsized hats and fancy boots who congregate for the annual NFR event, along with some of country music's biggest stars.

Date: December 2 - 11, 2021
Christmas in Las Vegas
Christmas in Las Vegas

For a city that lights up like a Christmas tree every night of the year, Christmas season is taken up a notch or two. The Vegas strip and beyond is full of holiday spirit as the casinos try to out-do each other with decorations, lights and mega-Christmas trees

Date: December 25, 2021

What's Happening in Vegas

Las Vegas events January 2022

January 5 - 8, 2022 CES 2022
January 18 - 21, 2022 SHOT Show
January 18 - 20, 2022 World of Concrete
January 23 – 27, 2022 Las Vegas Market - Winter Show

Las Vegas events February 2022

February 1, 2022 Chinese New Year
February 14, 2022 Valentine's Day
February 26 - 27, 2022 Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
February 27 – March 2, 2022 ASD Market Week - Winter Market

Las Vegas events March 2022

March 1, 2022 Mardi Gras in Vegas
March 2, 2022 National Blackjack Day
March 4 - 6, 2022 NASCAR Pennzoil 400 Weekend
March 8 - 12, 2022 2022 Big West Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships
March 10 – 13, 2022 NADA Show 2022 Las Vegas
March 14 - 18, 2023 CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE
March 17, 2022 St. Partick's Day
March 15 - April 4, 2022 March Madness

Las Vegas events April 2022

April 1-3, 2022 - DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals
April 14 - 17, 2022 - Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender
April 24, 2022 Academy of Country Music Awards
April 28 - 30, 2022 - 2022 NFL Draft
April 23 - 27, 2022 NAB Show

Las Vegas events May 2022

May 5, 2022 Cinco de Mayo
TBA Free ‘Jazz in the Park’ Series
May 30, 2022 Memorial Day

Las Vegas events June 2022

June 12 - 16, 2022 Cisco Live
June 19, 2022 Juneteenth

Las Vegas events July 2022

July 12 - 14, 2022 Cosmoprof North America
July 24 - 28, 2022 Las Vegas Market - Summer Show
TBA Black Hat USA 2022

Las Vegas events August 2022

Aug 11 - 14, 2022 DEF CON
August 21 – 24, 2022 ASD Market Week - Summer Market
August 25 - 28, 2022 Star Trek Convention Las Vegas
August 25 – 28, 2022 CinemaCon

Las Vegas events September 2022

Sept 2 - 5, 2022 Labor Day Weekend
Sept 16 - 18, 2022 Life Is Beautiful Festival
TBA iHeartRadio Music Festival
Sept 14 - 17, 2022 International Vision Expo West 2022
Sept 11 – 13, 2023 PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO
TBA Las Vegas BikeFest

Las Vegas events October 2021

October 4 – 7, 2021 G2E: Global Gaming Expo 2021
October 8 - 9, 2021 Las Vegas PRIDE
October 14 - 16, 2022 NASCAR South Point 400 Weekend
October 18 – 21, 2021 Oracle Corporation - NetSuite SuiteWorld 2021
October 20 – 22, 2021 Marijuana Business Daily - MJBizCon 2021
October 29 - 31, 2021 NHRA Nationals 2021 Las Vegas
October 31, 2021 Halloween

Las Vegas events November 2021

Nov 2 - 5, 2021 SEMA Show
Nov 3 - 7, 2021 Professional Bull Riding World Finals
Nov 9 – 11, 2021 IMEX America
Nov 11, 2021 Veterans Day
Nov 12 – 14, 2021 Day N Vegas 2021
Nov 18, 2021 22nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards
Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2021 AWS re:Invent

Las Vegas events December 2021

December 2 - 11, 2021 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
December 25, 2021 Christmas
December 31, 2021 New Year's Eve
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