Memorial Day weekend is a great time to be in Las Vegas — especially the downtown area. This year, the city will play host to amazing parties, incredible performances, and much more. Not to mention, the weather is expected to be perfect for spending time outside soaking up some of the desert rays. Here are our picks for the best events for celebrating Memorial Day weekend in Downtown Vegas.
Live Entertainment at Omaha Bar
The Plaza is home to the dazzling Omaha Bar, where you’ll enjoy an array of variety-show-style live entertainment. Currently appearing at the lounge is 70’s-inspired act Wonder Boogie, along with a variety of other performers. Sipping a drink and enjoying live entertainment is the perfect way to relax after a long day in the sun, and to beat the heat during the day!
Zedd at Encore Beach Club
If you enjoy EDM, you’ll love the array of DJs performing in Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend.
Friday at noon, head to Encore Beach Club to dance the day away and ring in the holiday with a blast! This venue isn’t just about the music — guests also enjoy an amazing pool experience at this three-tiered resort-style club.
Rock of Vegas Free Concert Series
Memorial Day weekend marks the annual rock-fest known as the Rock of Vegas Free Concert Series. Legendary rockers Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will be kicking off this free concert series, which is the highlight of the summer season for many locals and visitors to DTLV. You are sure to love the laid back yet enthusiastic atmosphere of Fremont Street when Joan Jett steps on the stage!
The Dancing Mantis Festival
This celebration of expressive movement features competing dancers in a variety of artistic styles. The dancers will be judged by stars from the world of dance and will be competing for prizes. This event is just as much fun for spectators as it is for the participants; best of all, admission is free!
The event takes place inside of the popular Container Park, which also offers plenty of shopping and dining options the whole family will love!
Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival
Enjoy a weekend of punk rock and bowling at this three-day festival. In addition to the bowling tournament taking place, there will be an array of amazing performances by some of the biggest names in punk. On Saturday, artists include Flag and The Exploited. See the Descendants and Negative Nancys on Sunday, then Flogging Molly on Monday. This outdoor event is happening rain or shine; tickets range from $45 to $350 with free admission for kids under 8 years of age.
No matter what you are planning to do this Memorial Day, be sure to book your Downtown Las Vegas suites today! This is one of the most popular weekends for visitors, so find the right Downtown Vegas accommodations as soon as possible to ensure you have a weekend for the books! You are going to love spending Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Las Vegas!