Visiting Las Vegas? These are the best things to do in Vegas in February.
The best part about Las Vegas in February is that it’s a quieter month after the holiday festivities. If you’re hoping to avoid crowds, just don’t visit during Super Bowl or Valentine’s Day. To help you plan your time here, we’ve put together a monthly guide of all the happenings this month and organized them by date and category.
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Last Updated: January 14, 2022
Weather in Las Vegas in February
- Average Temp in Las Vegas in January: high of 66° F, low of 33° F
- Rainfall: 0.7 inches
- Humidity: 40%
Believe it or not, the weather is not hot year-round in Las Vegas. Although it’s very mild compared to what our friends get in the northeast, it’s still cold, especially after the sun goes down. If you’re used to SoCal weather, you may want to pack plenty of layers.
February is also the wettest month out of the year. It doesn’t rain much in Vegas in general (average 4 days in Feb and 0.76 in), but you can get really unlucky with weather like some of our friends who visited last month.
It’s a great time of year for climbers (send temps!), and people from all over the world visit Red Rock Canyon. Hotel rates are lower when it’s quiet as long as you avoid the big shows like CES and AVN.
Our favorite event for locals is the Lights of Love at Ethel M, where they decorate the gardens with Valentine-themed holiday lights.
February Las Vegas Shows and Concerts
February 1-5: Celine Dion, Resorts World (CANCELED)
February 2-5: Styx & Nancy Wilson, The Venetian
February 2-5: Lionel Richie, Wynn
February 2-6: Santana, House of Blues
February 4: Shinedown, Virgin Hotels
February 4: Dinosaur Jr., Brooklyn Bowl
February 4: Three Dog Night, The Orleans
February 4-5: Kool and The Gang, Westgate
February 4-5: Garth Brooks, Park MGM
February 4-12, 25-26: Adele, Caesars
February 6: Kane Brown, T-Mobile Arena February 6: Amine, Brooklyn Bowl
February 8: Polo & Pan, Brooklyn Bowl
February 10-19: Barry Manilow, Westgate
February 11: Blood Sweat & Tears, The Orleans
February 11: The Grass Roots, Golden Nugget
February 11-12: The Black Crowes, House of Blues
February 11-12: The Go-Go’s, The Venetian
February 11-12: George Strait, T-Mobile Arena
February 11-26: Luke Bryan, Resorts World
February 11-26: Shania Twain, Planet Hollywood
February 12: Tyler the Creator, Mandalay Bay
February 12: Ana Gabriel, MGM Grand
February 12: AFI, Virgin Hotels
February 12: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., The Orleans
February 16: Galactic, Brooklyn Bowl
February 16-26: Chicago – The Band, The Venetian
February 17: Cohered and Cambria & Sheer Mag, Brooklyn Bowl
February 18: Andrea Bocelli, MGM Grand
February 18: Steelheart, Golden Nugget
February 18-20: Van Morrison, Caesars
February 19: Killswitch Engage & August Burns Red, Brooklyn Bowl
February 19: Slash & Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Virgin Hotels
February 20: Justin Bieber, T-Mobile Arena
February 22: Straight No Chaser, The Smith Center
February 23-26: John Fogerty, Wynn
February 24: Mammoth WVH & Dirty Honey, House of Blues
February 25: Toto, Virgin Hotels
February 25: Metallica, Allegiant Stadium
February 25: The Stylistics, Sam’s Town Live
February 25: Nothing But Thieves, Brooklyn Bowl
February 25: Blue Oyster Cult, Golden Nugget
February 26: Billy Joel, Allegiant Stadium
February 26: STRFKR, Brooklyn Bowl
February 27: Erasure, The Venetian
February 1, 2, 28: John Lovitz, Tropicana
February 4-5: Time Allen, The Mirage
February 11-12: Daniel Tosh, The Mirage
February 12: Matt Fraser, The Venetian
February 18-19: Bill Maher, The Mirage
February 25-26: Ray Romano & David Spade, The Mirage
February 25-27: Shen Yun Performing Arts, The Smith Center
February 1: Vegas Golden Knights vs Buffalo Sabres, T-Mobile Arena
February 2: Henderson Silver Knights vs San Jose Barracuda, The Orleans
February 3: East-West Shrine Game, Allegiant Stadium
February 3: Henderson Silver Knights vs San Jose Barracuda, The Orleans
February 4: NHL All Star Skills Competition, T-Mobile Arena
February 5: NHL All Star Game, T-Mobile Arena
February 5: Keith Thurman vs Mario Barrios & Santa Cruz vs Carbajal, Mandalay Bay
February 6: 2022 NFL Pro Bowl, Allegiant Stadium
February 23: Henderson Silver Knights vs Ontario Reign, The Orleans
February 25: Henderson Silver Knights vs San Diego Gulls, The Orleans
February 26: Vegas Golden Knights vs Colorado Avalanche, T-Mobile Arena
Valentine's Day Events
Here are some great spots to check out for Valentine’s Day in Las Vegas. Everything is year-round unless otherwise noted. Also, check out more things to do for couples in Las Vegas.
Ethel M Cactus Garden Lights of Love (Jan 30 – Feb 14): The garden is lit up in red, purple, pink, and white lights each night from 5 – 10 PM. $5 Reservations.
Venetian Gondola Rides: Book a ride for you and your SO on the indoor or outdoor gondola ride (we prefer outdoor). $34 pp.
High Roller: Get view of the strip from this 30-minute ride at The LINQ Promenade. You can get a private cabin too. Starting at $23.50.
Paris Las Vegas Eiffel Tower: Ride to the top of the tower for a romantic view. They also do light shoes every 30 minutes from sunset to midnight. Starts at $24.50.
Get Married or Renew Your Vows: With so many chapels here, what better way to celebrate?
Restaurants: Here are some of our favorite spots.
- Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, SLS – Amazing steakhouse with delicious foie gras creations too. (Valentine’s Day Menu)
- Esther’s Kitchen, Downtown – One of our fave spots in DTLV with housemade sourdough bread and pasta. (Valentine’s Menu)
- The Mayfair Supper Club, Bellagio – Delicious American cuisine with a show.
- Mizumi, Wynn – We love the otoro and kobe beef here!
- Raku, Chinatown – Tapas-style service with yummy Japanese food.
What to Eat in Las Vegas in February
Whether you’re looking for fruits and vegetables at the farmer’s market or you want to eat farm to table, this is what you will find in season in Las Vegas (zone 9a).
- Fruits in season – none
- Vegetables in season – carrots, green garlic, green onions, kale, leeks, lettuce, parsnips, radish, salad greens, spinach
The Best Farm to Table Restaurants in Las Vegas
Here are some of the best farm-to-table restaurants in Las Vegas to check out:
- Sparrow + Wolf, Chinatown (New American, 💰💰💰)
- Honey Salt, Westside (New American, 💰💰)
- Carson Kitchen, Downtown (New American, 💰💰)
- CRAFTkitchen, Anthem (New American, 💰💰)
- The Black Sheep, Southwest (New American / Vietnamese, 💰💰)
- Yardbird, The Strip (Southern / New American, 💰💰)
- True Food Kitchen, The Strip (Vegan / New American, 💰💰)
- Kitchen Table, Henderson (Breakfast & Brunch, 💰💰)
Tips for Visiting Las Vegas in February
- Shows & conferences can sell out fast! Get tickets as soon as you know.
- Some shows have restrictions on what you can bring in. Read all the fine print before heading there.
- Save money on multiple attractions with the All-Inclusive or Explorer Pass.
- Even though it’s cold out, sunscreen is important, especially if you’re doing outdoor activities.
- The sun sets early in February (around 4:30-5 PM), so plan your days around it if you want sunlight.
- Plan to arrive early to meals and shows. It takes longer than you think to get from one spot on the strip to another. Give yourself a buffer.
What to Wear in Vegas in February
Although the coldest month in Las Vegas is December, February is not far behind.
- Bring layers – layers are essential for visiting Las Vegas in February. These are our favorite travel jackets. As a local, I bundle up all month because I’m soft now, but there are warm days too.
- Rain jacket – just in case you get unlucky with weather.
- Dressy clothes – pack them if you plan on going clubbing or eating at nicer restaurants. You will see a mix of tourists in casinos dressed both up and down.
- Winter coat – If you’re going out hiking or climbing, bring a mid-layer and a puffy to keep you warm. It can get hot while you’re moving but gets cold when you’re still.
- Shoes – If you’re going out at night, you’ll probably bring heels or dress shoes, but make sure you bring a pair of comfortable travel shoes as well. The casinos are massive, and you end up walking a lot to get from place to place
Best Places to Stay in Las Vegas
Is February the best time to visit Las Vegas?
If you want to have outdoor activities as part of your itinerary, I definitely recommend visiting between November to March.
If you’re a rock climber, the busiest months to visit Red Rock is December and January, but November and February are quite crowded too. November is our favorite month, but maybe it’s because we waited out a long summer to go climbing outside. Plus, we enjoy climbing in 50 degree temps vs 40s.
Do any of these things to do in Vegas in February interest you? Let us know if we missed anything!
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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.