Best time to visit Las Vegas

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Best time of year to visit Las Vegas

Considering weather conditions and deals, the best time to visit Las Vegas runs from March through May and September through November. Spring offers a comfortable temperature along with a variety of activities such as climbing, kayaking, and horseback riding. Temperatures and prices heat up between June and August, and Sin City twists into family-oriented place. You can get best room rates during the weekdays. Autumn in Las Vegas is often mild and hosts events like Life Is Beautiful Festival or Nellis Aviation Nation Air Show. Although the city can be a bit chilly from December to February, there is always an influx of party-goers during this period, especially for the New Year's, so book a room in advance.

12 THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS (DECEMBER 08 - DECEMBER 17)

Christmas Season

December • event

The unforgettable atmosphere and good humour make Christmas in Las Vegas memorable

Sunset Hot Air Balloon Rides

November–February  • activity

A hot air balloon ride over Las Vegas is an exciting adventure that you will remember for life

Gold Strike Hot Springs

September–May • nature

Bathing in hot springs in the open air is a true pleasure, especially in cooler months

Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan

late November–early January • activity

A true winter fairy tale awaits guests at the ice rink in the Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan Hotel

Waterfalls at Red Rock Canyon

late October–early March • activity

Not as powerful and wide as Niagara Falls, but still a pleasant surprise to be found in the middle of the desert

National Finals Rodeo

December 06–15, 2018 • event

For ten days riders compete in riding skills, racing, lassoing, flailing a bull, and jumping around barrels

Hiking in the Valley of Fire

October–April  • activity

Explore the crazy beauty of the Valley of Fire in bright red-orange colours!

Pomegranate Season

October–January • food

Enjoy fresh fruit in the fall and winter months

Golfing

all year round • activity

In addition to gambling Las Vegas offers excellent golf

Mountain Biking around Lake Mead

October–April • activity

Experience the road from Las Vegas to Lake Mead by biking, a difficult but very exсiting route

Red Rocks Climbing

September–May  • activity

You won't find better rocks for climbing than in Red Rock Canyon

Skiing and Snowboarding at Lee Canyon

December–March  • activity

Discover a ski resort near Las Vegas: from the desert sun to a snowy fairy tale

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Nellis Aviation Nation Air Show

November 2019 (TBA) • event

The coolest aerial event that takes place at one of the largest US Air Force bases

Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend

April 18–21, 2019 • event

Rock around the clock, enjoy burlesque dancing, auto races, and other shows in Las Vegas

Elvis Festival

July 12–15, 2018 • event

After singing "Viva Las Vegas," a real anthem of "Sin City," Elvis Presley was forever awarded the most honourable place in the galaxy of Nevada stars

Helldorado Days

May 10–12, 2018 • event

The Wild Wild West welcomes fans of rodeo and cowboy history to Las Vegas

Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon

November 10–11, 2018 • event

Dressed up marathoners start their run-and-rock race late in the evening

World Series of Poker (WSOP)

June–early July (TBA) • event

Try your luck at the World Series of Poker in the world capital of gambling

EDC Las Vegas (Electric Daisy Carnival)

May 17–19, 2019 • event

The largest EDC-festival of the USA turns the American capital of excitement into the world capital of club music

4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks

July 04 • event

Visit the "sin city" for some of the biggest festivities of the year

Chinese New Year Festivities

February 04–18, 2019 • event

Chinese New Year in Las Vegas means lanterns and fireworks, dragons and a money tree, and best wishes to the guests of Sin City

America's Party: Las Vegas New Year

December 31–January 01 • event

New Year in Las Vegas is a huge celebration, with hundreds of forms of free entertainment for every taste

San Gennaro Feast

September 12–16, 2018 • event

Witness Italian heritage celebrations and traditions in Las Vegas!

St. Patrick's Day

March 17–March 18 • event

St. Patrick's Day in Las Vegas is a celebration of luck and magic

Halloween

October 31 • event

This classic American holiday, which is eagerly awaited all year, is celebrated with ecstasy in Las Vegas!

Scorpions in Las Vegas

March–May | September–November • nature

Be careful during the mating season of scorpions, which falls in spring and autumn

Kayaking

March–May | September–November (all year round) • activity

Explore the canyons and rivers of Nevada by a kayak

Life Is Beautiful Festival

September 21–23, 2018 • event

This event is designed to inspire people, to make them forget their fears and push them to fulfil their dreams

Morel Season

April–June • food

Mysterious, and of extraordinary shape, it is well worth trying the first spring mushrooms in this region

Horseback Riding through Red Rock Canyon

March–May | September–November (all year round) • activity

Feel like a real cowboy riding through the fiery Red Rock Canyon—one of the most unusual places on the planet

Birdwatching in Corn Creek

March–May | September–November • nature

Visit one of Nevada's best birding sites and a desert oasis