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Las Vegas Events May 2020

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!

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 2020

Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo 2020 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, 2020
Vegas Uncork'd

2020 Vegas Uncork'd

Get ready to rub shoulders with top Las Vegas celebrity chefs at this primo epicurean event that brings together the world's best chefs, mixologists and sommeliers to host seminars and tastings.

Dates: TBA
Electric Daisy Carnival - EDC

Electric Daisy Carnival - EDC 2020

Experience one of the world's greatest parties at the 2020 Electric Daisy Carnival. Featuring 3 days of incredible DJs and performers, art installations, carnival rides and a wild crowd of party people.

Dates: May 15 - 17, 2020

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 25, 2020

Other Las Vegas events May 2020

May 5, 2020 Cinco de Mayo

May 9 - 12, 2019 Vegas Uncork'd

May 15 - 17, 2020 Electric Daisy Carnival - EDC

May 25, 2020 Memorial Day

May 30 - June 3, 2020 IPW 2020

May 28 - July 16, 2019 World Series of Poker

Las Vegas Concerts May 2020

  • Pepe Aguilar
    May 2, 2020
    Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • The Who - "Moving On!"
    May 5, 7, 9, 12, 14 and 16, 2020
    Where: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
  • An Evening With Michael Bublé
    May 9, 2020
    Where: T-Mobile Arena
  • Lady Gaga Enigma
    May 2, 9, 13, 15, 2020
    Where: Park Theater at Park MGM
  • Lady Gaga Jazz & Piano
    May 3, 7, 10, 16, 2020
    Where:Park Theater at Park MGM
  • Niall Horan - Nice To Meet Ya World Tour
    May 16, 2020
    Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Carlos Santana
    May 13, 15-17, 20, 22-24, 2020
    Where: House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort
  • Aerosmith: Deuces Are Wild
    May 20, 23, 25, 28, 30, 2020
    Where: Park Theater at Park MGM
  • Sting: My Songs
    May 22, 23, 27, 29, 30, 2020
    Where: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

Las Vegas May 2020 Concerts

Las Vegas May 2020 Acts

  • The LIT AF Tour, hosted by Martin Lawrence
    May 16, 2020
    Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Sebastian Maniscalco - You Bother Me tour
    May 23 and 24
    Where: Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas
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