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A Guide to the Biggest Shows in Las Vegas

In Vegas, over-the-top productions aren't expected, they're a given! There are more than 100 shows going on every night in Las Vegas, but for the true Vegas experience, these are our favorites. Keep in mind that in Vegas, however, that the bigger the spectacle the bigger the price tag; it's not uncommon to pay hundreds of dollars to sit in the front sections at many of these performances. They're truly Vegas' destination shows, and with start times between 6-9 pm, you'll still have plenty of time in continuing to paint the town red once the show is over. 

 

Michael Jackson ONE

Cirque du Soleil and the Jackson Estate come together for this feast of dance, larger-than-life acrobatics and music of the King of Pop. Do not miss dancing on the walls and Cirque’s own take on the pop star’s signature dance moves. Th-M, 7 & 9:30 pm. Start at $69. Mandalay Bay, 702.632.7580.

Absinthe

An adult carnival with a cast of eclectic performers who amaze audiences with bizarre acts. Daily 8 pm & 10 pm. $99-$199. 18+.

This revelation from Cirque du Soleil combines acrobatics, martial arts and puppetry. A brother and sister, separated by war, have to find their way back to each other. Sa-W, 7 & 9:30 pm. $69-$349. MGM Grand, 702.531.3826.  

David Copperfield

The most decorated magician in history takes you on a journey to other locales. Su-F, 7 & 9:30 pm; Sa, 4, 7 & 9:30 pm. $69.99-$199 (includes meet-and-greet).

Le Rêve: The Dream

This over-the-top aquatic wonder conveys the surreal nature of dreams. Its finale features a dance and light spectacular with 172 high-powered fountains, 120 individual LED lightning fixtures, 16 fire-shooting devices and sensuous dance sequences. F-Tu, 7 & 9:30 pm. Start at $99.

Mystère

Enter a world filled with mysterious and colorful beings, including a giant baby who’s always on the brink of danger. Sa-W, 7 & 9:30 pm. $69-$125. Treasure Island, 702.894.7722.