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Las Vegas January 2018 Guide

Las Vegas January shows & events get boost from conventions

Average temperature low and high: 39° - 58°

Temperatures hover between the mid 30s and upper 50s. Compared to most of the continent, winters are mild and ideal for vacationers looking to escape snow and save on hotels, shows, and nightclub covers. The city’s major January events include the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, both of which draw tens of thousands of attendees.

Though the city spends part of January cleaning up from New Year’s events and preparing for the on-season rush (which starts in March), Las Vegas still offers plenty of entertainment options.

Those wanting to indulge in Sin City nightlife may find limited opportunities to catch big-name DJs, but this benefits groups on a budget. Covers are lower. Lines are shorter. And you and your friends will have more room to dance.

Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

The Consumer Technology Association’s 2017 trade show could bring more than 150,000 people to Las Vegas, making it one of the city’s largest conventions, both in number of attendees and economic impact. In fact, the show is so large it takes up room in the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Wynn and Encore, the Sands Expo Center at the Palazzo/Venetian, and City Center (the Cosmopolitan, Aria, and Vdara). Read more about it here.

AVN Adult Entertainment Expo

The Adult Video News every January hosts its annual Adult Entertainment Expo, Adult Novelty Expo, and awards ceremony. The convention, set to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel between January 18–21, draws more than 25,000 celebrities, industry workers, and adult entertainment fans from around the globe. Read more here.

Limo, cover and two drinks for $35-$40 each at Las Vegas Strip Clubs

Come for the awards, stay for the after-parties. While some are invite only, many strip clubs and nightclubs host special events the Friday before and Saturday after the ceremony. Check out our AVN Expo page for more information.

Best Things to do in January

Las Vegas Downtown Container Park


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  • Outdoor Activities: As with all cooler months in Vegas, January is great for getting outdoors and exploring the desert. ATVs and other off-road tours are a great way to experience southern Nevada’s rugged wilderness. Contact us for the best deals and to find out what will work best to suit your interests and budget.
  • The Neon Museum: Located outside the trendy downtown area, the Neon Museum is a boneyard for a bygone era, featuring acres of electric nostalgia from old Vegas hotels. Its affordable, even for large families, and offers great opportunities for photography.
  • The Mob Museum: Also downtown, located in the old Clark County courthouse. The museum offers wax effigies and artifacts of famous mobsters and videos and reconstructions of mob-related events. While teens will enjoy the exhibits, little ones may find the exhibit rather violent.
  • Downtown Container Park: Families will want to check out this unique attraction. Located just east of the Fremont Experience, what was once a recycled mess has been turned into a great place for affordable food, boutique shopping, live entertainment, and a play area and tree house for kids.
  • Walk The Las Vegas Strip: Grab a light jacket or sweatshirt and use our mobile friendly strip map to explore Las Vegas Boulevard from the Stratosphere to Mandalay Bay. If walking the whole 4.2 mile strip sounds daunting, you might want to take free trams that run between Mandalay Bay and Excalibur, Monte Carlo and the Bellagio and the Mirage and Treasure Island.

Shows, Events, & Concerts in January

Pop divas Britney Spears and Celine Dion fill January weekends at Planet Hollywood and Caesars Palace, respectively. See below for exact show dates and times.

Six-time Grammy winner Van Morrison plays a one-time show on January 13.

And starting January 25, Carlos Santana continues his residency at Mandalay Bay’s House of Blues.

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January Vegas Headliners & Concerts

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  • 01/02/2018 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Nashville Predators
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 01/02/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/03/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/05/2018 Ice Vegas Invitational - Day 1
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 01/05/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/06/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/07/2018 Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Rangers
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 01/09/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/12/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/13/2018 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Edmonton Oilers
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 01/13/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/16/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/17/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/19/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/19/2018 John Mulaney
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 01/20/2018 Katy Perry
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 01/20/2018 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 01/20/2018 John Mulaney
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 01/21/2018 John Mulaney
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 01/23/2018 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 01/25/2018 Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Islanders
    T-Mobile Arena
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