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Las Vegas October 2017 Guide

Las Vegas shows, events & concerts slow in October until Halloween

Average temperature low and high: 65°- 82°

As October sets in, the strip starts to slow down to a more comfortable pace. It's a great time to find hotel deals & flight packages for a relaxing getaway, but be prepared to party in true Vegas style come late October. Just a couple things to keep in mind before you book your trip—hotels will be cheaper, thanks to the end of the summer rush, but there is a good chance that a lot of pools will be closed, especially near the end of the month. Look for shorter lines in the clubs and VIP bottle deals… until Halloween that is.

Halloween in Las Vegas

Wynnderland Encore Halloween 2016

As the country's capital of dressing scandalously and acting devilishly the other 364 days each year, Halloween in Vegas is some seriously next-level entertainment. You'll be able to party with some of the sexiest ghouls and goblins... Omnia with world-famous EDM DJ Calvin Harris, Chris Brown singing live at Drai's, or Lil Jon behind the decks at at Surrender.

Fright Dome
Fright Dome

For more spooky events, you can check out Fright Dome at Circus Circus. In addition to the rides and attractions that are part of their Adventuredome theme park, revelers will also be able to scream their way through six haunted houses. Fright Dome will be open from October 7th-31st. Other resorts that will be getting into the scary spirit will be the LINQ, where Zombies will be taking over the High Roller (10/31) and Mandalay Bay, where the Shark Reef Aquarium will introduce guests to their dark and eerie Haunted Ree.

Things To Do in Las Vegas in October 2017

Get some inspiration for your Halloween cat costume at Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden at The Mirage. Since it's an outdoor exhibit, October normally has the perfect weather to visit the white lions and tigers, black panthers, exotic birds, and bottlenose dolphins on display. If you are lucky, you will get a chance to meet Siegfried Fischbacher, who visits the habitat often to greet guests and snap photos with them.

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship Show will be flying high on adrenaline (and presumably lots of Red Bull) on October 15th and 16th in the skies over the Las Vegas Speedway. Some of the world's best pilots will battle it out in the air, navigating 82 feet high pylons at speeds of up to 230 mph.

If riding around the desert to see the sights is more your speed, you might want go try out an ATV tour. Enjoy the adrenaline of riding the sand dunes and navigating canyon trails.

Free Events & Things To Do in October

The weather is perfect to Stroll the Strip: If your luck just ran out at the tables or you need to burn some calories from the buffet, one of the best ways to enjoy Vegas for free is to walk up and down the Strip and visit the hotels. Make sure to use our interactive Las Vegas Strip Map for walk times, finding restaurants, bars and activities. Consider starting at Aria and tour the city center complex. Next, wander over across Harmon Blvd to see the opulent Cosmopolitan resort and try a pick-up game of pool on the third floor. Finally, get a good spot in front of the Bellagio fountains and wait for the next interval of the water show, then go inside to see the autumnal flower display at the conservatory and botanical gardens.

"First Friday" Las Vegas, Downtown

Another great free event is called First Friday. The community initiative is a downtown art and food festival taking place primarily within the Art District (formerly called 21b). Live music, dancing, and local food trucks gather at this monthly event of local culture. October's event will be held on the evening of Friday 7th, from 6-10pm.

Free Drinks in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is not an easy place to find cheap drinks. Lucky for you, LavishVegas works with groups that hold special events that include free drinks and open bars at some of the hottest clubs and bars on the strip. These events are added without much notice, so check our bar page before and during your visit. Login with your Facebook account to review the special offers. 

Shows, Events & Concerts in October

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Las Vegas residencies give you the perfect opportunity to see performers you might not otherwise get the chance to. Oftentimes, this even allows you to relive your teenage years with classic favorites from your time. Be it Boyz II Men (Oct. 6-29, Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage) or the return of Billy Idol (Oct 4-21, House of Blues), there's a little something for everyone. If you're “Lucky,” you can catch Britney Spears at The Axis at Planet Hollywood from October 11-28. For those who prefer country, you can grab your red solo cup and party with Rascal Flatts (Oct. 6-21) at The Colosseum at Caesar's Palace.

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Britney Spears - Piece of Me

One-time show opportunities in October include R. Kelly (Oct. 5, The Joint), Father John Misty (Oct. 12, Brooklyn Bowl), Janet Jackson (Oct. 14th, Mandalay Bay Events Center), The Pixies (Oct. 21, The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan), and Arcade Fire (Oct. 22, Mandalay Bay Events Center). Eager to check out something a little sultrier? X Rocks will be at The King's Room at The Rio from October 5-28, combining rock n roll with fantasy for a unique night that you'll never forget.

Comedy Headliners

The Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage is home to some of the city's best comedic performances, with Wayne Brady (Oct. 6), Ron White (Oct. 20), and Bill Maher (Oct. 27-28) headlining this month. Are dynamic duos more up your alley? Steve Martin and Martin Short will be performing at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Oct. 29.

Golden Knights Home Opener

The Golden Knights are ready to take the ice and represent the city for the first time! The Las Vegas NHL team's home opener at the T-Mobile Arena is on October 10.
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October Vegas Headliners & Concerts

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  • 10/01/2017 NHL Preseason: Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/01/2017 Apocalyptica
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/01/2017 REO Speedwagon
    Showroom - The Orleans Hotel
  • 10/03/2017 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/04/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/04/2017 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/04/2017 Jennifer Lopez
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/05/2017 R. Kelly
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/05/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/06/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/06/2017 Jon Bellion
    Brooklyn Bowl - Las Vegas
  • 10/06/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/06/2017 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/06/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/06/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/06/2017 Jennifer Lopez
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/06/2017 Kings of Leon & Dawes
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/06/2017 Wayne Brady
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/07/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/07/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/07/2017 Celine Dion
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/07/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/07/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/07/2017 Incubus
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/07/2017 Jennifer Lopez
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/07/2017 Ali Wong
    Park Theater - Monte Carlo
  • 10/08/2017 NBA Preseason: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/08/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/08/2017 Sebastian Maniscalco
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/08/2017 Incubus
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/09/2017 Vegas Golden Knights Season Tickets (includes Tickets To All Regular Season Home Games)
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/10/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Arizona Coyotes
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/11/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/11/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/11/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/11/2017 Incubus
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/11/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/12/2017 Father John Misty
    Brooklyn Bowl - Las Vegas
  • 10/12/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/13/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/13/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/13/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/13/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/13/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/13/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/13/2017 Incubus
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/13/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/14/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/14/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/14/2017 The Weeknd & Gucci Mane
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/14/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/14/2017 Janet Jackson
    Mandalay Bay - Events Center
  • 10/14/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/14/2017 Incubus
    The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/14/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/14/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/15/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Boston Bruins
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/15/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/15/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/17/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Buffalo Sabres
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/18/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/18/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/18/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/18/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/19/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/20/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/20/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/20/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/20/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/20/2017 Run The Jewels
    Brooklyn Bowl - Las Vegas
  • 10/20/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/20/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/20/2017 Ron White
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/21/2017 Billy Idol
    House Of Blues - Las Vegas
  • 10/21/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. St. Louis Blues
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/21/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/21/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/21/2017 Rascal Flatts
    Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
  • 10/21/2017 Pixies
    The Chelsea - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • 10/21/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/21/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/21/2017 Tegan and Sara
    Pearl Concert Theater At Palms Casino Resort
  • 10/21/2017 Ron White
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/22/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/22/2017 Joe Bonamassa
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/22/2017 Arcade Fire & Angel Olsen
    Mandalay Bay - Events Center
  • 10/24/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Chicago Blackhawks
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/24/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/25/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/25/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/26/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/27/2017 Widespread Panic - 3 Day Pass
    Park Theater - Monte Carlo
  • 10/27/2017 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche
    T-Mobile Arena
  • 10/27/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/27/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/27/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/27/2017 Widespread Panic
    Park Theater - Monte Carlo
  • 10/27/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/27/2017 Bill Maher
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/28/2017 Elton John
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/28/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/28/2017 X Rocks
    The King's Room - Rio Hotel
  • 10/28/2017 Widespread Panic
    Park Theater - Monte Carlo
  • 10/28/2017 Britney Spears
    The Axis at Planet Hollywood
  • 10/28/2017 Bill Maher
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/29/2017 Boyz II Men
    Terry Fator Theatre - Mirage
  • 10/29/2017 Steve Martin & Martin Short
    Caesars Palace - Colosseum
  • 10/29/2017 Widespread Panic
    Park Theater - Monte Carlo
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