The Best Cheap Shows in Las Vegas

Maximize entertainment at minimal cost with one of these great shows. From comedians to musicians, you’ll get your pick of wonderful acts at an affordable price.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

V Theater | Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino · Tickets starting at $29 View Map

The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will be a treat for all ages, as it’s full of comedy, talent, juggling, and pet performances. From cats, dogs, parrots, geese, and mice, you’ll be in awe with the show the rescued animals and Gregory Popovich can put on.

Murray the Magician

Tropicana · Tickets starting at $30 View Map

Murray the Magician (Murray SawChuck) is a long-running Vegas favorite who now has an afternoon residency at the Tropicana. His shows, which mix comedy with magic, are probably the most fun you can have at 4 p.m. on the Strip. Murray reached the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent back in 2010 and has been a hit ever since. He performs at the Laugh Factory, which features other comics from around the country for well under $50 per ticket.

V - The Ultimate Variety Show

V Theater | Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino · Tickets starting at $39 View Map

The Ultimate Variety Show

The Ultimate Variety Show is the show for everyone. With unbelievable stunts, stand-up comedians, jugglers, aerialists, gymnasts, impersonators, and more, the Ultimate Variety Show is a steal at less than $50. You’ll really get your money’s worth.

The Mentalist

V Theater | Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino · Tickets starting at $42 View Map

The Mentalist

Nominated as one of the Best Magician’s in Las Vegas, you can’t pass up the opportunity to see Gerry McCambridge—The Mentalist. He’ll blow your mind with his comedy, mind-reading, and live magic on stage.

Piff the Magic Dragon

Flamingo Showroom · Tickets starting at $45 View Map

Piff the Magic Dragon bills himself as the “Loser of America’s Got Talent,” showcasing a dry British wit that’s made him a Vegas Strip favorite for years. His performances at the Flamingo Showroom feature humor and magic in equal doses with the help of a showgirl assistant and Mr. Piffles, a performing chihuahua. Don’t let the ill-fitting costume and droll demeanor fool you, Piff the Magic Dragon is one of the most clever and enjoyable shows in Vegas.

Zombie Burlesque

Saxe Theater | Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino · Tickets starting at $49 View Map

Where else will you experience a night club full of zombies in 1958, dancing and performing, transporting you into a whole different world and time? Zombie burlesque has a live band, amazing singers, and some of the best burlesque performances you’ll ever see, all with a zombie twist.

Terry Fator

New York-New York · Tickets starting at $49 View Map

After the end of his long-running show at the Mirage, Terry Fator has picked up where he left off with a new home at the old Zumanity Theater inside New York-New York. The limited engagement, “Who’s the Dummy Now?”, features the comic ventriloquist as his best, mixing humor with music and a parade of puppet characters.


Rio Las Vegas · Tickets starting at $50 View Map

Wow show Rio

WOW (which stands for World of Wonder) harkens back to classic Vegas variety shows like Jubilee, but is updated to include aerialists and acrobats like you’d see in modern Cirque du Soliel performances. WOW incorporates dancing pirates, a plate-spinning chef, and an “America’s Got Talent” crossbow whiz.

The 90-minute production toured in Europe before landing at its venue at the Rio’s Penn & Teller theater. With its theater-in-the-round layout, there’s not a bad seat in the house with tickets starting at $49.


Atrium Showroom, Luxor · Tickets starting at $52 View Map

Don’t miss the chance to see Fantasy, one of the sexiest productions on the Strip. With amazing choreography and beautiful women, the show is perfect for bachelor parties & group outings. It’s also a great way for couples to sizzle up date night. Fantasy features a comic at “half-time” and is the only topless revue on the Strip with live singing.

Carrot Top

Luxor Hotel & Casino · Tickets starting at $53 View Map

Carrot Top

Carrot Top is one of the most recognizable comedians in Las Vegas with a residency at the Luxor that’s spanned more than 15 years. The red-headed entertainer mixes laughs with clever props, producing a fun, easy show that flies by quickly. Many say it’s one of the best on the Strip — and a great deal for under $50.

X Country

Harrah’s · Tickets starting at $60 View Map

Las Vegas has its share of topless revues, but few tap into the appeal of the “girl next door” like X Country. The production features dance routines set to the latest chart-topping country hits. The performers wear cowgirl hats, Daisy Dukes and in some moments, almost nothing at all.

Mat Franco

The LINQ · Tickets starting at $62 View Map

Mat Franco magic show

This young, self-taught magician has been taking the Vegas stage since he was 15 years old. Now, at 28, Mat Franco is here to stay with a brand new show at The LINQ. Combining comedy with improv, he’s ready to surprise you with something new each night.