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 2022
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
(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
Experience one of the world's greatest parties at the 2022 Electric Daisy Carnival. Featuring 3 days of incredible DJs and performers, art installations, carnival rides and a wild crowd of party people.Dates: May 20 - 22, 2022
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:
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
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 2022
2022 World Series of Poker will be held live at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Also on the schedule is the in-person $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em World Championship, best known as “The Main Event®”.Dates: May 31 – July 19, 2022
Eric Church "The Gather Again Tour" at T-Mobile Arena Friday, May 13, 2022
May 4, 6, 7, 2022
Where: Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
Friday, May 6, 2022
Where: The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort
Friday, May 13, 2022
May 13 - 28, 2022
Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Saturday, May 14, 2022
Where: Las Vegas Festival Grounds
Sunday, May 29, 2022
Where: Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
May 7, 2022
Where: Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas May 2022 Concerts
Experience the best comedians at The Mirage Theater with names like George Lopez, Daniel Tosh, Bill Maher, Ray Romano and David Spade, Bob Marley, Jim Jefferies, Kathleen Madigan and Iliza Shlesinger, to name a few. All shows are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Type: Comedy. Audience: years or older. Length: 90 minutes.
Showtime: | 10 p.m.
Showing at Mirage Theater at The Mirage Hotel & Casino
Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore - May 6, 2022
Tim Dillon - May 14, 2022
Bill Maher - May 20 – 21, 2022