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Las Vegas Events May 2024

May is one of the best times of the year to visit Las Vegas. Winter is in the rear view mirror and the extreme Vegas temperatures is a couple of months ahead. Enjoy the dry, warm sunshine and clear blue skies bestowed on Las Vegas this time of year.

A few exciting things happen in an around the city in May. The month starts off with Cinco de Mayo and is a great time to celebrate Mexican culture and history with great food and cerveza. The Electric Daisy Carnival comes to town mid-May and the month ends with Memorial Day festivities.

World Series of Poker kicks off in May every year and attracts big fish from all over the world. This grand event also attracts quite a few celebrities, trying their luck for the fun of it.

Overall, nothing over the top happens in May in Las Vegas. Since summer is approaching, the days have become much longer and you'll have a total of 14 hours of daylight to enjoy per day. It's a great vacation month, beautiful weather to sightsee, relax by the pool and work on that tan or take a trip to Hoover Dam or Grand Canyon. Enjoy Vegas in May because the coming months are going to be really HOT!

Below is a list of what's on in Vegas May 2024

Average Las Vegas temperature in May

High 89°F Low 66°F

High 32°C Low 19°C

Red Rock Canyon is 20 miles West of Las Vegas
Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the Colorado River are both a short 20-minute drive from Vegas
Mt. Charleston is 20 minutes away
Death Valley and Zion National Park are both easy day-trips
Grand Canyon National Park is 150 miles to the Southeast

Things to do in Las Vegas May 2024

Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo 2022 Las Vegas

(Spanish for "fifth of May"), Cinco de Mayo marks Mexico's 1862 victory over French troops. A Las Vegas Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican culture and its history with great food, a variety of drink specials, and festivities.

Date: May 5, 2022
Henderson Pride Festival
Henderson Pride Festival

The Annual Henderson Pride Festival is a series of events focused on celebrating cultural diversity, self-awareness, promoting family values, health & wellness in all its forms. This free community event will feature Live music, food trucks, family fun zone, vendors and lots of entertainment.

Date: May 6, 2023 | Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Location: Water Street Plaza, 240 S Water Street Henderson, Nevada 89105
Las Vegas Days Parade & Rodeo
Las Vegas Days Parade & Rodeo

Come and enjoy the Las Vegas Days Parade. An annual cowboy-themed event celebrating Las Vegas' past as part of the Wild West. Expect floats, marching bands, cowboys and cowgirls on horseback, car clubs and much more. This free event for the whole family is held in downtown Las Vegas and will head south on Third Street from Garces Avenue to Charleston Blvd. (Formerly known as the Helldorado Parade)

When: May 14, 2022 | Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Fourth Street from Gass Ave. to Ogden Ave. (Downtown Las Vegas) Free
Electric Daisy Carnival - EDC
Electric Daisy Carnival - EDC 2024

Experience one of North America’s largest electronic dance music festival at the 2023 Electric Daisy Carnival. Featuring 3 days of World-famous DJs, spectacular fireworks, costumed performers and illuminated artwork, carnival rides and a wild crowd of party people.

Dates: May 17 - 19, 2024
Jazz in the Park Series Las Vegas
Free ‘Jazz in the Park’ Series

The Free annual Las Vegas Jazz in the Park Concert Series returns for its 32nd season. Organized by Clark County Parks and Recreation this year free series will feature:

Clark County Government Center Amphitheater
500 S. Grand Central Parkway
Performances will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Seating space is limited to first come first served based on availability occupancy.
Admission and parking are Free and open to all ages.

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 27, 2024
Las Vegas Military Appreciation Month
Las Vegas Military Appreciation Month

As a way of saying "Thank you" to those who serve in the U.S. armed forces, many Las Vegas hotels provide year-round discounts to active duty military, members of the National Guard & Reserve, retired military, prior service and spouse of eligible military personnel.

When: Month of May 2023
World Series of Poker (WSOP)
54th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP)

2023 World Series of Poker will be held live at Horseshoe Las Vegas and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Whether you’re hoping to win big yourself or just want to watch the gaming action, this is the richest annual poker tournament in the game. Also on the schedule is the in-person $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em World Championship, best known as “The Main Event®”.

Dates: May 30 – July 18, 2023

Other Las Vegas events May 2024

May 1, 2023 Lei Day Parade - Downtown Summerlin

May 2 - 4, 2023 HD Expo + Conference 2023

May 3 - 4, 2023 White Label World Expo 2023

May 3 - 5, 2023 BREATHE! Convention

May 5, 2023 Cinco de Mayo

May 6, 2023 Henderson Pride Festival

May 6 – 7, 2023. Holo Holo - Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

May 8 - 10, 2023 The Carwash Show 2023

May 8 - 12, 2023 Tableau Software, Inc. - Conference 2023

May 13 – May 14, 2023 L’Étape Las Vegas by Tour de France

May 13, 2023 2023 Las Vegas Days Parade @ 10 a.m.

May 15 – 17, 2023. The Money Show Las Vegas

May 18, 2023. Garth Brooks/Plus One

May 17 - 19, 2024 Electric Daisy Carnival - EDC

May 21 - 23, 2023 ICSC 2023 Las Vegas

May 23 - 25, 2023 Las Vegas Licensing International Expo 2023

May 25 - June 3, 2023 2023 VNEA World Championships

May 27, 2024 Memorial Day

May 30 – July 18, 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP)

Las Vegas Concerts May 2024
May 4-5
Garth Brooks/Plus ONE

May 4-5, 2024
Where: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

May 24-25
Kool & The Gang live in Las Vegas!

May 24-25, 2024
Where: Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

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