What’s Happening in Vegas? January 12-18

Las Vegas Sign and the Paris Las Vegas Casino Hotel

There’s something for everybody in Las Vegas. Sports, entertainment, and fun await residents and travelers to Sin City.

Here are all the exciting events taking place this week in Las Vegas:

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Sunday: January 12th

Escape to Margaritaville

The new musical is appearing at The Smith Center in Las Vegas for their first tour run.  Based on the hit song by Jimmy Buffet, the story follows singing bartender Tully who falls for a woman who walks into his bar. 

With music and lyrics by Buffet himself, the story is a fun tropical-style romp.

Escape to Margaritaville has performances at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM on January 12th. Tickets are available through The Smith Center.

Monday: January 13th

Ice Skating at Cosmopolitan

The Ice Rink is reopening at The Cosmopolitan and guests of all ages can enjoy the skating fun while taking in the surrounding views of Las Vegas.

Each winter the Boulevard Pool freezes over and becomes a trendy spot to strap on the skates, sip some hot chocolate, and snack on s’ mores by the firepit.

The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas opens Monday, January 13th at noon with prices starting at $30.

Wednesday: January 15th

UNLV vs San Jose State

UNLV Runnin’ Rebels will face the San Jose Spartans at the Thomas and Mack Center.

The Rebels are looking to keep their momentum going strong coming off a four-game win streak while The Spartans will be pushing hard for dominance. This promises to be an action-packed game.

Catch all the action Wednesday, January 15th starting at 8 PM. Tickets are just $15.

Thursday: January 16th

Bartender Battle at Hofbrauhaus

The ultimate bartender competition will take place at Hofbrauhaus on Thursday, January 16th.

Local bartenders in Las Vegas will go head-to-head in a real-time competition to see who can make the best cocktail. Attendees can enjoy samples of the signature cocktails during round one.

The battle begins at 6 PM with tickets priced at $15. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Saturday: January 18th

The Chainsmokers at XS

Grammy Award-winning duo The Chainsmokers continue their residency at XS nightclub inside The Wynn Las Vegas.

XS has frequently been ranked as one of the top nightclubs in Vegas and has quickly become the place to see EDM, making it the perfect home for The Chainsmokers whose residency is set to run through 2021.

Fans can catch their live performances for just $40 per ticket.

There’s always something to do in Las Vegas, the city that never sleeps!