6 Awesome Things to Do in Vegas Before the Year Ends

If you’re planning a trip to the Entertainment Capital of the World before the end of the year, there are a number of amazing events and attractions that are well worth your time. In this article, we give our top recommendations for things to do in Vegas before the New Year.

Esports Arena Las Vegas

Located in The Luxor, this epic 30,000 square foot, multi-level esports arena offers the most awe-inspiring experience in competitive gaming you will find in the country, let alone Las Vegas. Gamers can take part in regular matches or high-stakes tournaments by purchasing tiered game passes.

The larger-than-life space includes a 50-foot wall with giant LED screens, telescopic seating, a gaming-inspired menu and a state-of-the-art production studio. From virtual reality to retro gaming, gaming enthusiasts of every stripe will find something that suits their particular tastes.

Major Series of Putting

If you’re an avid golfer with some serious putting skills, the Major Series of Putting (MSOP) is an event not to be missed. From October 23rd to 28th, MSOP will be hosting its second annual high-stakes championship putting tournament in Las Vegas.

Players can pay a fee to join in the unique event where tens of thousands in cash prizes will be on the line. Not only can participants have a ton of fun playing the sport they love but winners will come away with a significant boost to their bank account as well. Not a bad investment strategy, if you ask us.

Fly LINQ Zipline

Adrenaline junkies will be thrilled to discover that the Las Vegas Strip is opening its first-ever zipline on November 9, 2018. Fearless visitors can hop aboard the Fly LINQ to zip their way across a 1000-foot line more than 100 ft. above the LINQ Promenade.

Holiday at The Park

Running from the end of November until New Year’s Eve, Holiday at The Park is a yearly Christmas extravaganza that provides tons of festive fun for the whole family. Featuring specialty chalets, ice skating rinks, photos with Santa, DJs and much more, this is the ideal place to get into the holiday spirit Vegas-style.

Permanent Shows

Las Vegas is famous for its spectacular permanent shows including favorites like Cirque du Soleil, award-winning Broadway productions and musical acts such as Cher and Celine Dion. Here are our top 5 recommendations for this year:

  • O by Cirque du Soleil
  • Penn & Teller
  • Blue Man Group
  • The Lion King
  • Backstreet Boys : Larger Than Life

The Grand Canal Shoppes

Who can resist a little bit of shopping, especially with the holiday season fast approaching? The Grand Canal Shoppes in Las Vegas are inspired by Venice and include over 160 stores and fine dining experiences. This is the ideal place to find a perfect gift for your loved ones this Christmas.


Las Vegas is one of the most unforgettable places you can visit in North America. From high-stakes tournaments to lavish holiday-themed activities, there’s something for everyone to discover in the City of Lights.

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