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13 Best Las Vegas Shows for Kids 2020

The Las Vegas Strip might as well be the Broadway of the West, with a number of resorts and casinos offering everything from Tony Award-winning musicals to magical performances by Cirque du Soleil. They’re not just for adults either; many of them are perfect for families. These are the best Las Vegas shows for kids.

The Beatles LOVE - The Mirage, Las Vegas; Courtesy The Mirage

1. The Beatles LOVE – The Mirage, Las Vegas

One of many Cirque du Soleil performances in Las Vegas, The Beatles LOVE at Mirage brings the band’s beloved music and legend to the stage in a fun and lively performance. The show is very popular, as reflected in ticket prices. Dinner and show packages are available. Note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.

Recommended Hotel: The Mirage, Las Vegas

Blue Man Group Las Vegas - Luxor Hotel & Casino; Courtesy Luxor Hotel

2. Blue Man Group Las Vegas – Luxor Hotel & Casino

The renowned Blue Man Group brings its energetic music show to the Luxor Hotel & Casino. Special backstage experience packages are splurge-worthy. The show runs nightly, with the exception of Wednesdays.

Recommended Hotel: Luxor Hotel & Casino

KA by Cirque du Soleil - MGM Grand Las Vegas; Courtesy MGM Grand Las Vegas

3. KA by Cirque du Soleil – MGM Grand Las Vegas

This dramatic show is famous for the “Wheel of Death,” two circular cages rotating around one axle that spins while talented performers move through them. The set and the acrobatics in KA are unrivaled, and kids will gasp at the feats performed on the stage.

Recommended Hotel: MGM Grand Las Vegas

Legends in Concert - Tropicana Hotel Las Vegas; Courtesy Tropicana Hotel

4. Legends in Concert – Tropicana Hotel Las Vegas

Kids will love watching spot-on impersonators performing “their” hits in what ends up as a sing-a-long show. Impersonators portray Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and more. Legends in Concert has been running for more than 30 years and is set in the Tropicana Hotel Las Vegas. Performances run six nights a week.

Recommended Hotel: Tropicana Hotel Las Vegas – A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

O by Cirque du Soleil - Bellagio Las Vegas; Courtesy Bellagio

5. O by Cirque du Soleil – Bellagio Las Vegas

O by Cirque du Soleil features the amazing acrobatics you’d expect, with a twist: they’re set to opera music. Kids will “ooh” and “ahh” over the acrobatics and the swimming tricks performed in and out of water. Ticket prices can be steep for this show, which is offered at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.

Recommended Hotel: Bellagio Las Vegas

6. Terry Fator - The Mirage, Las Vegas; Courtesy The Mirage

6. Terry Fator – The Mirage, Las Vegas

Winner of season two on America’s Got Talent, Terry Fator and his celebrity-impersonating puppets put on a hilarious show that’s fun for both parents and kids alike. Tickets start as low as $39 for shows at The Mirage.

Recommended Hotel: The Mirage, Las Vegas

Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream - Ballys Las Vegas; Courtesy Bally's Las Vegas

7. Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream – Ballys Las Vegas

If you recognize Xavier Mortimer, it’s probably because you saw him in Michael Jackson One by Cirque du Soleil. Now, he has his own show, making him the only former Cirque du Soleil-performer with this honor in Las Vegas! This 14-act Las Vegas show for kids takes patrons through Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream, where you’ll meet characters such as Mary Poppins and Charlie Chaplin.

Recommended Hotel: Ballys Las Vegas

Mystere by Cirque du Soleil - Treasure Island; Courtesy Treasure Island

8. Mystere by Cirque du Soleil – Treasure Island

One of the most iconic shows in Las Vegas, Mystere is also super kid-friendly. The mesmerizing show brings vibrant colors, lights and unparalleled acrobatics to the stage at Treasure Island. Acts include a human version of the beanstalk from Jack and the Beanstalk, and a touch of humor makes the show by Cirque du Soleil especially fun for families. Shows are available Saturday through Wednesday.

Recommended Hotel: Treasure Island – TI Hotel & Casino, A Radisson Hotel

Potted Potter - Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino ; Courtesy Bally's Las Vegas

9. Potted Potter – Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

If you and your kids like Harry Potter, Potted Potter is a must-see show in Las Vegas. Hosted in The Magic Attic at Bally’s, the belly-laugh-inducing show condenses all seven books into 70 minutes. The short length of the show makes it especially ideal for families with young kids. The show is “perfect for ages six to Dumbledore.”

Recommended Hotel: Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Mac King Comedy Show - Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino; Courtesy Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel

10. Mac King Comedy Show – Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Mac King can make a live goldfish appear over someone’s head (or come out of his mouth). If that’s not intriguing enough, we don’t know what is! The Mac King Comedy Magic Show is perfect for families of all ages, with two afternoon showtimes offered Tuesday through Saturday.

Recommended Hotel: Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Jabawockeez - MGM Grand Las Vegas ; Courtesy MGM Grand Las Vegas

11. Jabawockeez – MGM Grand Las Vegas

Take your kids to see the Jabawockeez at MGM Grand. The show features outstanding choreography, music, and special effects that’ll leave your kids (and you) speechless. Shows are available Thursday through Monday.

Recommended Hotel: MGM Grand Las Vegas

Mat Franco - Magic Reinvented - The LINQ Hotel + Experience; Courtesy The LINQ Hotel

12. Mat Franco – Magic Reinvented – The LINQ Hotel + Experience

Winner of America’s Got Talent (season nine), Mat Franco brings interactive magic fun to The LINQ in Las Vegas. Mat Franco – Magic Reinvented takes place Friday through Tuesday.

Recommended Hotel: The LINQ Hotel + Experience

Jeff Civillico - Comedy in Action - Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino ; Courtesy Paris Las Vegas Hotel

13. Jeff Civillico – Comedy in Action – Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino 

If your kids aren’t shy, this is the show for you. Jeff Civillico encourages audience participation, which means you or your kids might be called up to the stage! Jeff Civillico – Comedy in Action is fun for the whole family.

Recommended Hotel: Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

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