Las Vegas Events August

Last Updated on May 25, 2022

August is one of the hottest months of the year in Las Vegas, NV; however, there are plenty of ways to escape the August heat. Las Vegas in August may be hot, but between the events, shows, and concerts held all over the city, you can find refuge. 

Check out what is on the lineup in Las Vegas for August this year.  

Las Vegas Events August 2022

Between conferences, conventions, and markets, the upcoming events in Las Vegas are the perfect entertainment to stay out of the sun. Here’s a list of the must-have tickets for this year’s venues. 

Cannabis Conference – August 23rd-25th

Held at Paris Las Vegas, the Cannabis Conference in Las Vegas is a leading event in the industry. From cultivation to education, business operations, customer engagement, and more, this event is not to be missed if you are even a little bit interested in the cannabis world that has made a big splash in Las Vegas. 

cannabis conference

DeafNation World Expo – July 31st-August 4th

DeafNation World Expo

The 4th DeafNation World Expo will be held this year at Bally’s Hotel and Casino. This event brings deaf people from all over the world to create one of the most memorable events of a lifetime. 

Magic Marketplace Las Vegas – August 8th-10th

magic marketplace las vegas

Magic Marketplace Las Vegas showcases the latest in men’s and women’s fashion and contemporary trends. Join the high-energy fashion fun at the Magic Marketplace hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

DEFCON 30 – August 11th-14th


DEFCON 30 is an annual underground gathering of hackers taking place this year at Caesars Forum, Harrahs, Flamingo, and The LINQ in Las Vegas. If you want to know what is going on in the tech space, DEFCON 30 is the place to be. 

Las Vegas Fall Market – August 22nd-26th

las vegas fall market

The Las Vegas Market is one of the best and largest home furnishings markets in the West. With every season, they launch new products, vendors, and more. Their fall market takes place in August. 

Star Trek Convention Las Vegas – August 25th-28th

star trek convention las vegas

Trekkies unite! The 2022 Star Trek Convention will be held at the Ceasars Forum in Las Vegas. Bask in all things Star Trek at the Star Trek Convention. 

Las Vegas Concerts in August 2022

Ready to get your groove on and listen to music? These Las Vegas concerts are just the thing. No matter what genre you prefer, there’s a concert in August you’ll love. 

Red Hot Chili Peppers at Allegiant Stadium – August 6th

red hot chili peppers at allegiant stadium

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are on their 2022 World Tour and they will be making a stop in Las Vegas. They are also bringing along special guests King Princess and The Strokes. 

George Strait at T-Mobile Arena – August 13th & 14th

George Strait at T-Mobile Arena

The King of Country is back in Sin City in August at the T-Mobile Arena for two days only. Get your tickets quick because this is one of those Las Vegas events that is sure to sell out. 

Santana at House of Blues – August 25th-29th

santana at house of blues

Santana is at the House of Blues in Las Vegas for three days so you can get up close and personal with the one and only Carlos Santana.  

Big Blues Bender at Westgate Las Vegas Resort – 8/25-8/28

Big Blues Bender at Westgate Las Vegas Resort

The Big Blues Bender is a three-day festival of all the biggest names in blues. If you stay on-site, all the action is just an elevator ride away. 

Psycho Las Vegas 2022 at Mandalay Bay – August 19th-21st

Psycho Las Vegas 2022 at Mandalay Bay

Psycho Las Vegas is a three-day music festival that focuses on heavy metal and is one of the popular Las Vegas events each year. 

The Killers at T-Mobile Arena – August 26th

the killers at t mobile arena

The Killers are on their Imploding Mirage Tour and are coming to Las Vegas for one night only on August 26th. 

Las Vegas Shows in August 2022

Las Vegas shows are next level just like the casinos and venues they are hosted in. There are a lot of Las Vegas residencies, but if you love comedy, some great comedians are coming to town only in August. 

Jim Gaffigan at Encore Theater – August 6th & 7th

Jim Gaffigan at Encore Theater

Jim Gaffigan, an accomplished actor and comedian, has a new show called The Fun Tour that he is bringing to Las Vegas for two nights at the Encore Theater at The Wynn. 

Ron White at The Mirage – August 19th & 20th

Ron White at The Mirage

Ron White is joining the Aces of Comedy tour at The Mirage for two nights in August. 

Sporting Events in Las Vegas August 2022

If sporting events are more your style, Las Vegas has plenty of those to go around, too. 

Las Vegas Lights FC – August 7th, 21st, and 27th

Las Vegas Lights FC

The Las Vegas Lights are a professional soccer team that has three home games in August. If you have never been to a professional soccer game, you are missing out. 

Las Vegas Raiders – TBA

las vegas raiders

Though the official day won’t be announced until May, the Las Vegas Raiders are expected to play a preseason home game or two at Allegiant Stadium in August. 

WWE Summer Slam – August 21st

wwe summer slam

The WWE Summer Slam is coming to Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. See your favorite WWE superstars live in person!

Visit Las Vegas in August 2022

Las Vegas events are great all year round, but the Vegas shows, sports, concerts, and events of August really turn up the heat for the summer. 

Whether you are staying at Caesars Palace, the Tropicana Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood, or even the new Resorts World there is one of these upcoming shows or Las Vegas events in August close by to check out. Check for special offers and discount prices as August draws near and save the dates for these hot events on your summer calendar.

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