The Las Vegas Strip is the Broadway of the West, with a number of resorts and casinos that offer 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.
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 that begin at $79. Dinner and show packages are available. Note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
Recommended Hotel: Mirage Hotel & Casino
2. Blue Man Group Las Vegas – Luxor Hotel & Casino
The renowned Blue Man Group brings its energetic music show to the Monte Carlo, touting itself as kid-friendly in Vegas and offering discounted tickets for the kids, starting at $64 each. Special backstage experience packages are splurge worthy. The show runs nightly, with the exception of Wednesdays.
Recommended Hotel: Monte Carlo Resort & Casino
3. Ka by Cirque du Soleil –
This dramatic show is famous for a Ã¢â‚¬Å“Wheel of Death,Ã¢â‚¬Â two circular cages rotating around one axle that spins while talented performers move. The set and the acrobatics in KA are unrivaled, and kids will gasp at the feats performed on the stage. Tickets begin at $69 for shows at MGM Grand, which run Saturday through Wednesday at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Recommended Hotel: MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
4. Legends in Concert – Tropicana Las Vegas
Kids will love watching spot-on impersonators performing Ã¢â‚¬Å“theirÃ¢â‚¬Â 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 historic Flamingo Hotel. Performances run six nights per week, with tickets starting at $55.
Recommended Hotel: Flamingo Hotel & Casino
5. O by Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil appears again, this time bringing the lavish Ã¢â‚¬Å“OÃ¢â‚¬Â performance set to opera music. Kids will Ã¢â‚¬Å“oohÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“aahÃ¢â‚¬Â over the acrobatics and the swimming tricks performed in and out of water. Ticket prices are steeper for this Bellagio show, starting at $108 for limited views seats. A 7:30 p.m. performance is offered Wednesday through Sunday.
Recommended Hotel: Bellagio Las Vegas