There are many shows to choose from in Nevada, so it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start, that’s why we chose the best ones, with a little something for all tastes. All four corners of Nevada host events and shows, from cowboy poetry to classic cars, so start your adventure sooner rather then later. Even though the summer fun has to come to an end, there is still much to be discovered in Nevada so take a look at some of the best events in Nevada.
Las Vegas is home to dozens of incredible shows, although some other places may claim to have the best ones, and the endless selection is great for the locals. This list of top events in Nevada, from January to December, includes Burning Man as well, recognized as one of the top 20 events in the whole of the USA. Every city claims to have the best events, but at Lake Tahoe you can race hot air balloons, off-road vehicles, and even outhouses, plus there are weekly food truck gatherings for the belly.
In no particular order, we gathered here the best shows in the area, and there are so many we think you should see. Nevada is a culturally diverse state, so from beautiful works of art to quirky spectacles, there is a lot to be experienced by tourists, so check out below which are the best festivities from Reno to Las Vegas and see a world-class performer.
- Absinthe, Vegas
This one is definitely not for kids, so no spoilers.
- Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil, Vegas
Your ticket purchase includes a choice of show times and features an incredible story that will mesmerize you with the special effects and incredible score. Celebrate the artistic genius of Michael Jackson, influenced by the smash hit show THE IMMORTAL World Tour, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Cirque du Soleil offers eight incredible shows here, and among the top favorites are “O” and “Mystére”, offering audiences an aquatic experience with high-flying acrobats above the water. This high-energy performance revolves around the King of Pop. Lastly, a whimsically imagined production leaving ticket holders astounded after the final bow.
- Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Vegas
The Wrangler consists of 10 rounds and each contestant competes once each day, earning money by placing first. Each December the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo runs at the University of Nevada, as the top contestants qualified compete in bareback riding, team roping, saddle bronc riding and WPRA barrel racing.
- Viva Las Vegas, Vegas
Viva Las Vegas is considered to be one of the top events, featuring the Tiki Pool Party with its swimsuit contest, the popular Guitar Geek Festival Show and the VLV Car Show, considered to be the world’s finest car show.
- Artown, Reno
Artown, an outstanding art festival, was created to highlight local artists to the area, making it a popular destination which has blossomed into a huge celebration of the arts featuring local and international talent.