Labor weekend marks the last big hurrah for Las Vegas' summer season. Upwards of two million visitors converge on our city in the desert over the three day extended weekend. To take advantage of the boom, casinos and resorts are upping the ante with celebrity pool parties, great concerts and fun deals across town. Yet we locals need not fret, as neighborhoods across the valley have concocted Celebrations of their own.
About.com is chock full of awesome info to help you celebrate this Labor Day. From Donna Montaldo's coupon tips, to Derrick Riches BBQ advice to advice on the best beers from Bryce Eddings the guides at About.com have everything you need to know to make this Labor Day Weekend the best ever.
Below you'll find categorized lists of the best things to do in Las Vegas this Labor Day Weekend. Among my favorites are the 3 Day Only limited engagement of the Myth Busters Live, Neil Diamond Live at the MGM and a rare treat as Tony Bennett returns to Vegas.
Las Vegas is rightfully known as the Entertainment Capital of the World and while gambling plays a large hand in this accolade, the true origin is in the innumerable shows. Here are some great Labor Day Weekend deals and specials.
- Absinthe: Up to 35% Off. Fri and Sat at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM, Sun at 8:00 PM. Get Your Absinthe Tickets Now.
- Beatles Love: Up to $45 Off Fri - Mon Sat at 7:00 and 9:00 PM . Get Your Beatles Love Tickets Now.
- Jersey Boys: Save Up to $50 Fri and Sun at 7:00 PM. Sat at 6:30 and 9:30 PM. Get Your Jersey Boy Tickets Now.
- La Reve: Save $20. Fri - Mon at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM. Get Your La Reve Tickets Now.
- Myth Busters: 3 DAYS ONLY. Free Upgrade to Orchestra Seating. Fri - Sun at 7:00 PM. Get Your Myth Buster Tickets Now.
- Zumanity: Save Up to $40. Fri - Mon at 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Get Your Zumanity Tickets Now.
- Air Supply at the Orleans - August 31st/September 1st - 2nd - Get Your Air Supply Tickets Now.
- Donny and Marie at the Flamingo - August 28th - 31st - Get Your Dinny and Marie Tickets Now.
- Ziggy Marley at Mandalay Beach - August 31st - Get Your Ziggy Marley Tickets Now.
- 311 and Slightly Stoopid at the Beach at Mandalay Bay - September 1st - Get Your 311 Tickets Now
- Dee Snider of Twisted Sister at Fremont Street - September 1st - FREE.
- Neil Diamond at the MGM Grand Garden Arena - September 1st - Get Your Tickets Now
- Pauly Shore at South Point - September 1st and 2nd - Get Your Tickets Now.
- Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers at House of Blues - September 1st - Get Your Tickets Now.
- Shaquille O'Neil All Star Comedy Jam at the Joint - September 1st - Get Your Tickets Now.
- Smokey Robinson at Buffalo Bills - September 1st.
- Sugarland at the Beach at Mandalay Bay - September 2nd - Get Your Tickets Now.
- Tedeschi Trucks Band & B.B. King at the Joint - September 02 - Get Your Tickets Now.
- Tony Bennett at Caesar's Palace - September 1st - Get Your Tickets Now.
Best Pool Parties
La Vegas' pool scene is legendary and there are dozens of options from edgy party till you don't remember your name of Rehab to the more chill and sedate relaxing day by the pool at the Flamingo.
Family Friendly Events
- UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson at Mandalay Bay Events Center - Sept. 1st - Get Your Tickets Now.
- Labor Day Weekend Spectacular and Demolition Derby: Friday Sept 3rd from 5:00 - 10:00 PM.