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20 New Things To Do In Las Vegas in 2022

Vegas is no stranger to transformation, and certainly much has changed in Sin City over the last two years. While certain resorts, shows, and attractions have closed their curtains, lots of new Sin City performers, chefs and hoteliers are eagerly waiting in the wings, ready to show Vegas visitors what makes the city such a special place to visit. Las Vegas’ shows, concerts and attractions are back—bigger and better than ever!

If a Vegas vacation is on the horizon for you in 2022, take some time to check out some of the newest things you can do and see on the Strip and beyond. To help you plan your trip, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best new things to do in Las Vegas in 2022, including:

  • Las Vegas 2022 shows
  • Las Vegas 2022 residencies
  • New Las Vegas attractions
  • New Las Vegas restaurants
  • New Las Vegas hotels
  • Newly renovated Las Vegas hotels

Let’s jump in!

Las Vegas 2022 Shows

1. Extravaganza

Jam-packed full of high-flying circus acts and holographic superstars, Extravaganza delivers a spectacular 90 minute show you won’t want to miss. Check it out at the Jubilee Theater.

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2. Amystika: The Secret Revealed

Criss Angel is no stranger to the Vegas stage, and this year he’s kicking it up a notch with his MINDFREAK prequel, AMYSTIKA. Working alongside the director of Cirque du Soleil’s “O”, this family-friendly production delivers the ultimate illusions, from fiery infernos to blustering blizzards and beyond.

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3. An Evening With Whitney: The Hologram Concert

A holographic version of pop-music legend Whitney Houston is performing at Harrah’s Las Vegas Showroom. An Evening with Whitney: The Hologram Concert brings the iconic singer back to center stage using digitally remastered video accompanied by a full band, backup singers and dancers.

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4. Banachek’s Mind Games

The STRAT Hotel announces its latest production, Banachek’s Mind Games, featuring one of the best mentalists in the world. Banachek not only uses his talents to entertain, but he also helps investigators expose fraudulent clairvoyants. You don’t have to be psychic to know this show’s a hit!

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5. All Motown At Alexis Park

Step back in time for an evening of soulful musicality. All Motown features The Duchesses, the only all-female Motown group in Las Vegas, so dress your vintage best and enjoy all your favorite classic tunes at Pegasus Showroom.

Tickets on sale here

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Las Vegas 2022 Residencies

6. Weekends With Adele

At long last, Adele has a residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace! The superstar will perform twice each weekend from January 21 to April 16, 2022. Grab your tickets fast before they’re sold out.

7. Luke Bryan

As one of the founding headliners of the new hotel and casino (alongside Katy Perry, Celine Dion and Carrie Underwood), country-music star Luke Bryan will kick off his residency at the Theatre at Resorts World on February 11, 2022. Get tickets here.

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8. Returning Residencies

Be sure to check out these returning residencies:

Also watch for music legends Aerosmith, The Scorpions, Rod Steward, Sting and Keith Urban—all coming live to Las Vegas in 2022.

New Las Vegas Attractions

9. AREA15

This hot new attraction combines art and commerce with food and nightlife for a 360-degree Vegas experience. Gaze up at the massive 23-foot-tall LED maple tree as you enjoy cocktails at the Oddwood bar, then scoot over to Lost Spirits, an interactive on-site distillery, for a rum tasting. You’ll also find virtual reality and a motorized zipline at AREA15, as well as lots of great food and an interactive art installation.

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10. The Bend

Scheduled to open in late 2022 or early 2023 is a new outdoor shopping and dining complex called The Bend. What’s the best part of this new spot? Electric Pickle, which will feature nine pickleball courts spanning three acres. After a game of tennis meets ping pong meets badminton, grab a bite to eat at the two-story restaurant with a rooftop bar. Even if Pickleball isn’t your thing, you can enjoy live music, cornhole or bocce ball on the lawn.

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New Las Vegas Restaurants

From classic American steak houses to Parisian hors d’oeuvres, an eclectic assortment of new Las Vegas restaurants are heating up along the Strip, like Chickie’s & Pete’s, Casa Playa and Takumi Izakaya, to name just a few. Also on our radar are:

12. Mayfair Supper Club

Located where the Hyde Bellagio nightclub used to be, Mayfair delivers dinner and a full night of entertainment. Step back in time to the roaring 20s with an experience inspired by vintage London supper clubs featuring singers, dancers and live musicians.

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13. Delilah

Another spot that offers a roaring 20s vibe, Delilah is where it’s at if you’re looking for a savory steak dinner, vintage cocktails and live entertainment. Be prepared to party all night at this prohibition-era speakeasy.

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14. Vanderpump à Paris

British restaurateur and TV personality Lisa Vanderpump is set to open Vanderpump à Paris inside Paris Las Vegas. Take in the eclectic Parisian flair complete with statues, awnings and custom light fixtures while you enjoy whimsical cocktails and delectable light bites.

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15. The Bedford

Martha Stewart is teaming up with BFF Snoop Dogg to open a new restaurant at the Paris casino. No official announcement has been made yet, but this odd-couple concept is so bizarre, it sounds like the perfect fit for Vegas. The only question remaining is where will it be? We did some snooping around (see what we did there?) and rumor has it The Bedford might replace Martorano’s. That’s just hearsay, though. Stay tuned for more on this joint venture!

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16. Peter Luger Steak House

Peter Luger Steak House has announced it will open at Caesars Palace at the end of 2022. Also known as “New York City’s original steak house,” this Michelin-starred restaurant has been serving world-class food for more than a century. If you’re craving a striploin on the Strip, you won’t want to miss this American classic.

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New Las Vegas Hotels

17. Circa Resort & Casino

The amp goes to eleven at Circa, a new 35-story hotel located downtown at the Fremont Street Experience. It’s the first hotel and casino to be built from the ground up in the downtown core in decades, and it’s also the first hotel in Las Vegas to be exclusively “21 and over.” Circa strives to help its visitors capture the moment by “creating experiences that electrify the soul and memories that will last forever.”

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18. The English Hotel

In addition to recently opening The Beast at AREA15 and rejuvenating Olives at Virgin Hotels, celebrity chef Todd English is now working with developer Z Life to build a boutique hotel in the Downtown Arts District. The new hotel is scheduled to open in 2022 and will feature 74 rooms, a pool, and—of course—a seafood restaurant called the Pepper Club.

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Newly Renovated Las Vegas Hotels

A little nip and tuck can go a long way to improving an old favorite. Here are some classic hotels ready to boast a fresh new look in 2022:

19. Caesars Palace & Nobu Hotel

Another oldie but goodie, Caesars Palace will soon show off a brand new front entrance, a new lobby bar, and new games on the casino floor. Even more exciting, though, are the renovations happening at Nobu Hotel this year. According to Rockwell Group, the New York-based architecture and design firm leading the reno, the new rooms will give a more residential and modern feel.

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20. The Palms

The Palms may not be new, but it has changed ownership and has undergone some massive renovations since shutting down in early 2020 due to the pandemic. The new and improved Palms is set to reopen in the first half of 2022 along with some new dining options.

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That’s a Wrap

Las Vegas is ramping up in 2022 with lots of new sights, sounds, and flavors for visitors to explore and enjoy, including:

  • Las Vegas 2022 shows
  • Las Vegas 2022 residencies
  • New Las Vegas attractions
  • New Las Vegas restaurants
  • New Las Vegas hotels
  • Newly renovated Las Vegas hotels

Plan your visit with our Las Vegas resources:

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About Ria Borja

Ria is a Customer Experience Manager at Canyon Tours and an avid lover of the outdoors. When she isn't helping other travelers check destinations and dream vacations off their bucket lists, she's busy exploring the Southwest. Her favorite place to visit is (unsurprisingly!) the Grand Canyon.