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17 Best New Things To Do In Las Vegas 2023

Las Vegas is constantly evolving, with a fresh selection of new shows, events, and attractions to check out every year. Whether you’re a Vegas regular or your first trip to Sin City is coming up, if you’re planning a visit to Las Vegas in 2023 and need inspiration on what to do, check out our list of some of the newest (and most popular!) things happening on and near the Strip this year.

To make things easy for you, we compiled a list that includes:

  • Shows in Las Vegas
  • Comedy shows in Las Vegas
  • Concerts in Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas Residencies
  • Events in Las Vegas

Let’s get to it!

Shows In Las Vegas 2023

From magic to comedy, here are 7 shows to check out in 2023.

1. Criss Angel: MINDFREAK

Named the “#1 magic show of all time” by the Las Vegas Sun, Criss Angel’s MINDFREAK is back with a fully immersive concert of magic and illusions unlike anything else. With more than two decades topping the world of magic, Criss Angel brings back over 50 of his most iconic illusions in this 90 minute production.

Find tickets here.

2. America’s Got Talent: Super Stars Live

The new variety show at Luxor Theater is ringing in 2023 with jaw-dropping additions to their cast. This 75-minute production celebrates some of the best acts from the hit TV show “America’s Got Talent”, and is sure to be thrilling for everyone in the family.

Buy tickets here.

3. Cirque du Soleil: Mad Apple

Celebrate the city that never sleeps in the 80 minute production of Mad Apple at New York New York Hotel & Casino—the first new Cirque Du Soleil Las Vegas production since the pandemic. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to relax with a cocktail while enjoying up-close magic in the New York City nightclub-inspired stage bar. Learn more about Mad Apple.

Discover more Cirque Du Soleil Las Vegas shows.

Comedy Shows In Las Vegas 2023

If you’re in the market for a good laugh while visiting Vegas, here are three comedy shows to check out in 2023.

4. Jerry Seinfeld Comedy Show

Standup comedian, Seinfeld star, and legend Jerry Seinfeld is hitting the Colosseum at Caeser’s Palace in 2023, and tickets are selling fast! Don’t miss your chance to hear the latest material from one of the most famous funnymen in the world while you’re visiting Sin City.

Get tickets here.

5. Ray Romano & Brian Regan

Ray Romano & Brian Regan are hitting the Mirage Theater stage together this year, bringing the audience twice the laughs! Experience an hour of jokes from two of America’s leading comedians.

Find tickets here.

6. Jim Gaffigan: The Dark Pale Tour

Comedian, actor, and everyman Jim Gaffigan is bringing his famous one-liners and observational wit to the Encore Theater in 2023 with his all-new show “The Dark Pale Tour”. Gaffigan is popular among adults, but he’s also a father of five who touches on topics kids know and love, making his stand up show great for youngsters.

Learn more here.

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Concerts In Las Vegas 2023

Want to catch some live music while you’re in Sin City? Here are some concerts happening in Las Vegas in 2023 that are the talk of the town.

7. Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is on tour and he’s stopping on the Vegas strip for a six show run at the Encore Theater! Get transported back to the Summer of ‘69 during this night of classic hits and new tunes that are sure to get the crowd energized.

Look for tickets here.

8. Chicago

With over 45 years topping the rock and roll charts with their signature horn instrumentation and top-notch songwriting, Chicago is hitting the Venetian Theater in February. If you love rock and roll, don’t miss the chance to see one of the most successful American rock bands in history while you’re visiting Las Vegas.

See available tickets here.

9. EDC 2023

The largest dance music festival in North America, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), is back in Vegas for May 2023! More than just your typical music festival, EDC integrates carnival themes, innovative stage production, and cutting-edge technology to bring you a multi-sensory experience like no other. If you love dance music and are visiting Sin City around May 19-21, you won’t want to miss this.

Tickets are selling fast—get them here.

Las Vegas Residencies 2023

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Here’s a list of new and returning Las Vegas residencies to check out in 2023.

10. David Blaine: In Spades

Magician, endurance artist, and extreme illusionist David Blaine has kicked off his first-ever Vegas residency, DAVID BLAINE: IN SPADES exclusively at Resorts World Theater. With a high-tech stage and 85 foot ceilings, the Resorts World stage has allowed Blaine to dream up concepts he’s always wanted to do, but weren’t possible in any theater until now. This is a show like no other.

Learn more about the show.

11. Maroon 5

The pop/rock sensation Maroon 5 is hitting the Vegas strip in March 2023 for a multi-date residency at Dolby Live Theater at Park MGM and tickets are on sale now. Don’t miss out on a night full of their massive hits and new tunes for everyone in the family to enjoy.

12. Miranda Lambert

Country music star Miranda Lambert has announced she will be extending her “Miranda Lambert: Velvet Rodeo The Las Vegas Residency” through the end of 2023 due to huge demand during her 2022 run. Join her at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood for a night full of chart-topping hits and entertainment.

Find tickets here.

13. Usher

Pop and R&B legend Usher will be at the Dolby Live Theater at Park MGM in 2023, performing his top hits every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from March through July.

Find dates and tickets here.

14. Returning Residencies

Be sure to check out these returning residencies:

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Events In Las Vegas 2023

Keep reading for the scoop on three major events happening in Las Vegas in 2023.

15. 2023 F1 Grand Prix

The largest racing event in the world will collide with the entertainment capital of the world during the 2023 Formula 1 Grand Prix. From November 16-18, F1 will take over Las Vegas with a 3.8 mile track cutting right through the heart of the city. If you’re visiting the city around these dates, it will be an attraction that’s hard to miss.

Find out more about tickets and accommodations.

16. Game Of Thrones Dragons Las Vegas

Winter is coming to Las Vegas in 2023 with the new Game Of Thrones attraction announced in December! At the time of writing this post, the details have not been publicized, but you can visit their website to sign up to hear about new information.

Learn more.

17. Pennzoil 400 Las Vegas 2023

The annual Pennzoil 400 NASCAR race is being held at the Las Vegas Speedway from March 3-5, 2023. Join die-hard NASCAR fans and car buffs during the highly anticipated spring race, ranking among the top five NASCAR races in both attendance and TV viewership.

Learn more about the event and find tickets.


Las Vegas is always delivering new acts and entertainment for everyone, and there’s no sign of slowing down in 2023. This includes new:

  • Shows in Las Vegas
  • Comedy shows in Las Vegas
  • Concerts in Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas Residencies
  • Events in Las Vegas

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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.