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Las Vegas Kicks Off the Summer Season

Las Vegas Kicks Off the Summer Season with an Entertainment−Filled Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend signals the start of the summer – a season that offers some of the best entertainment and experiences in Las Vegas. This year is no different, offering a stellar lineup of concerts, comedy, nightlife and pool parties that simply cannot be beat.

Here’s where to celebrate this Memorial Day Weekend in the destination:

Must-See Concerts 

Country star Shania Twain offers a new residency at Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Comedian Andrew Schulz plays BleauLive Theater at Fontainebleau Las Vegas on Friday, May 24.

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias plays The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26.

Soulful singer-songwriter Adele continues her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25.

Pop-rock band Maroon 5 are back with more residency dates at Dolby Live at Park MGMon Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

The annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival again offers musical performances at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center from Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27.

Resident stand-up Sebastian Maniscalco takes the stage at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Reggae rapper Sean Paul brings the noise to House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Saturday, May 25.

Kool & The Gang take the stage at the International Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25.

Metal rock band Amon Amarth plays the Pearl Theater at Palms Casino Resort on Friday, May 24.

R&B artist Babyface kicks off a new residency at Pearl Theater at Palms Casino Resort, with Memorial Day weekend dates on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

American Idol winner Carrie Underwood returns for more residency dates at Resorts World Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Indie rock band Lord Huron plays The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25.

The Beatles drummer returns to Las Vegas, as Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band play The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Pop star Jason Derulo returns for Memorial Day weekend for his recently launched residency at Voltaire at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25.

High-Energy Pool Parties 

Ayu Dayclub at Resorts World Las Vegas offers sets from Cash Cash (Friday, May 24), Kaskade (Saturday, May 25), and T-Pain (Sunday, May 26).

DAYLIGHT Beach Club at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino features a performance from Jeremih on Saturday, May 25.

Drai’s Beachclub at The Cromwell features performances from Sean Paul (Friday, May 24), Wiz Khalifa (Saturday, May 25), and Trey Songz (Sunday, May 26)—plus a Blueprint Sound Takeover on Monday, May 27.

Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas offers sets from Dillon Francis with VAVO (Friday, May 24), The Chainsmokers (Saturday, May 25) and David Guetta (Sunday, May 26).

LIV Beach at Fontainebleau Las Vegas presents sets by Dom Dolla (Friday, May 24), Tiësto(Saturday, May 25) and John Summit (Sunday, May 26).

Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas features a set from DJ Pauly D on Saturday, May 25.

Stadium Swim at Circa Resort & Casino features the Stars, Stripes & Swim pool party on Monday, May 27.

TAO Beach Dayclub at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas offers sets from Alesso (Saturday, May 25) and Fisher (Sunday, May 26).

Wet Republic Ultra Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino features sets from Lil Jon (Friday, May 24), Martin Garrix with Justin Mylo (Saturday, May 25) and Nelly (Sunday, May 26).

Electrifying Nightlife 

DAYLIGHT Beach Club at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino offers its Neon Vibra Latin Night Swim with Sencilla Connexion on Saturday, May 25.

Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell features performances from Wiz Khalifa (Friday, May 24) and Moneybagg Yo (Sunday, May 26).

Encore Beach Club at Night at Wynn Las Vegas offers sets from Gryffin (Friday, May 24) and Two Friends (Saturday, May 25).

Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino features sets from Steve Aoki (Friday, May 24) and Tyga (Saturday, May 25).

JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino offers a set from O.T. Genasis on Saturday, May 25.

LIV Las Vegas at Fontainebleau Las Vegas presents sets by Metro Boomin (Friday, May 24), John Summit (Saturday, May 25) and Calvin Harris (Sunday, May 26).

Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas features sets from DJ Pauly D(Friday, May 24), Mustard (Saturday, May 25) and Lil Jon (Sunday, May 26).

OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace offers sets from Martin Garrix with Justin Mylo (Friday, May 24), Zedd (Saturday, May 25), and Steve Aoki (Sunday, May 26).

TAO Nightclub at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas features a performance from Jermaine Dupri on Saturday, May 25.

XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas offers sets from Afrojack (Friday, May 24), Marshmello(Saturday, May 25), and Rufus Du Sol & Yulia Niko (Sunday, May 26).

Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas features sets from Illenium (Friday, May 24), DJ Snake (Saturday, May 25) and Ludacris (Sunday, May 26).

Action-Packed Sporting Events 

Wrestling enthusiasts can take in a weekend of pro-wrestling at MGM Grand Garden Arenaat MGM Grand Hotel & Casino with AEW: Collision on Saturday, May 25 and AEW: Double or Nothing on Sunday, May 26.

The two-time World Champion Las Vegas Aces face the Indiana Fever at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Saturday, May 25.

Visitors looking for some mixed martial arts action can attend The Future Stars of MMA: Tuff-N-Uff 137 featuring Morales vs. Guerrero at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on Friday, May 24.

Travel the Strip

For a convenient transportation option over the busy weekend, visitors can hop on the Las Vegas Monorail, which offers seven stations along the Strip. Riders can take advantage of eTicket discounts on unlimited-ride passes starting at $13.45 for a 24-hour pass, which can be purchased online.

Monorail ticket holders looking for things to do in the destination over the holiday weekend are invited to “Show Your Ticket & Save,” a new, exclusive program which provides discounts on shows, attractions, restaurants and more with any monorail ticket purchase. 


The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with positioning Southern Nevada as the undisputed global destination for leisure and business travel and operates the 4.6 million square-foot Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). With nearly 155,000 hotel rooms and more than 15 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space in Las Vegas, the LVCVA’s mission centers on attracting visitors to the area. The LVCVA also owns the Vegas Loop at Las Vegas Convention Center, designed, and operated by The Boring Company, and also owns the Las Vegas Monorail, an elevated 3.9-mile system with seven stops throughout the resort corridor. For more information, go to or


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