Get out and explore the city and don't spend a dime doing it—these great attractions offer up hours of fun and no price tag.
As King Atlas decides which of his children will succeed him in ruling Atlantis, the gods ultimately take matters into their own hands in this 11-minute fountain show that is jam-packed with jaw-dropping special effects. Every hour on the hour between 11 am-11 pm Su-Th; until midnight F-Sa.
A two-story shopping and dining nirvana whose environs are made of recycled shipping containers. Shop-owners are local artists and artisans; restaurateurs are Las Vegas locals as well. The family-friendly destination offers a kid’s play zone in the center, and in the evening, live events take place on the performance stage.
Serpentine streams of water blast 245 feet in the air and are set to music. Weekdays: every 30 minutes between 3-8 pm; every 15 minutes from 8 pm-midnight. Sa and holidays: every 30 minutes from noon-8 pm; every 15 minutes from 8 pm-midnight. Su: every 30 minutes from 11 am-7 pm; every 15 minutes from 7 pm-midnight. Free.
Watch how this fine chocolate is made, and sample some at the end of the tour. When you’ve finished, discover a 2.5-acre, arid landscape with more than 350 species of cactus, succulents and desert plants from the Southwest and other deserts of the world. Su-Sa, 8 am-8 pm. Free.
An art, entertainment, dining and shopping event that takes over the streets of downtown Las Vegas on the First Friday of every month, from 5-11 pm. Local artisans display their wares in tents, food trucks are on site and open-top buses provide free transportation between stopping points.
See designers from the hottest designers and retailers at Fashion Show as the retractable runway in the Main Hall elevates for an energetic and fun fashion show! Select weekend shows take place at the top of the hour between noon and 5 pm. Check the Fashion Show web site for additional details.
A glimpse into the aquatic wonders of our planet, this 20,000-gallon display showcases nearly 1,000 forms of marine life, including sharks, stingrays, porcupine fish, eels, sea bass and puffers. The display is one of the most elaborate and technically advanced in the world. 24 hours.
Chronicles the Western pioneer experience with music, lights and animation. Fountains shoot eight stories into the air and the waters dance in the lights to a symphonic score recorded especially for Sam's Town by the Indianapolis Philharmonic Orchestra. Daily at 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 pm. Free.