Las Vegas in August 2021 – Things to Do, Weather, What to PackPin

Las Vegas in August 2021 – Things to Do, Weather, What to Pack

Visiting Las Vegas this August?

Whether you’re a visitor or a local, Las Vegas is back! A lot of the attractions and events are back in full swing. To help you plan your time here, we’ve put together a monthly guide of all the happenings in August and organized them by date and category.

These are all August-only or events limited to a few months, but if you want things to do available year-round, check out our ultimate Vegas bucket list, bucket list experiences, top Las Vegas shows, and indoor activities (since you’ll want to escape the August heat).

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Last Updated: August 25, 2021

Las Vegas Weather in August

  • Average Temp in Las Vegas in August: high of 104° F, low of 66° F
  • Rainfall: 0.45 inches
  • Humidity: 22%

It’s extremely hot outdoors in Las Vegas in August, but they’re always pumping the AC at most indoor spots. We’re used to the heat as locals (70s feels cold to us), but it isn’t the most ideal time of year for visitors.

If you do visit, you’ll want to stick to a lot of indoor activities or stay poolside. See what to pack below.

Unfortunately, it’s still a popular time to visit especially for families, so hotel rates aren’t any lower.

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Concerts in Las Vegas August

August 1: Lee Brice, Mandalay Bay
August 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14:
Usher, Caesars
August 5: Exodus Festival Las Vegas Summer Love Weekend, MGM Grand
August 6: Joe Bonamassa, Park MGM
August 6: Cole Swindell, Mandalay Bay
August 6: Corey Taylor, House of Blues Mandalay Bay
August 6: Ambrosia, Golden Nugget
August 7, 14, 25: The Spazmatics, South Point
August 13-14: Illenium, OMNIA Nightclub
August 13-14: Bruno Mars, Park MGM
August 13-14: George Strait & Caitlyn Smith, T-Mobile Arena
August 13-15: Bob Anderson, South Point
August 14: Il Divo, Mandalay Bay
August 14: Beartooth, House of Blues Mandalay Bay
August 14: Pyromania, Santa Fe Station
August 14: Trace Adkins, Sunset Station
August 14-17: Country in the Cove Festival, Cowabunga Bay Water Park
August 17-19: The Righteous Brothers, South Point
August 19-22: Psycho Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay
August 19, 20, 22: The After Party ft Joey Fatone, AJ McLean, Nick Carter, Wanya Morris, Venetian
August 20: Rise Against, Cosmopolitan
August 20: Jack Russell’s Great White, Golden Nugget
August 20: Mt. Joy & Trampled By Turtles, Brooklyn Bowl
August 20-21: Jonas Brothers, Park MGM
August 21: Cursive, Mandalay Bay
August 25-29: Santana, House of Blues Mandalay Bay
August 26-29: Debbie Gibson & Joey McIntyre, Venetian
August 27: Guns N’Roses, Allegiant Stadium
August 27: Firehouse, Golden Nugget
August 27-28: Merrill Osmond, Westgate
August 28: Caifanes, Mandalay Bay
August 28: Sech, Cosmopolitan
August 28-29: Morrissey, Caesars
August 31: Chris Webby, Dizzy Wright & Futuristic, House of Blues Mandalay Bay

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Tips for Visiting Las Vegas in August

  • Popular shows and events sell out quickly! Buy tickets as soon as you can.
  • Some shows don’t allow large bags in with you. Read all the fine print before heading to the show/event.
  • Bring layers – as we mentioned, it’s hot outside but cold indoors.
  • Sunscreen is a must if you’re doing anything outdoors. A lot of it is exposed.
  • Arrive early. It always takes longer than you think to get from one spot on the strip to another. Arrive early so you can find where you need to go without feeling rushed. 

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Do any of these things to do in Las Vegas in August interest you? Let us know if we missed anything!

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Esther + Jacob

Esther and Jacob are the founders of Local Adventurer, which is one of the top 5 travel blogs in the US. They believe that adventure can be found both near and far and hope to inspire others to explore locally. They explore a new city in depth every year and currently base themselves in Las Vegas.

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