Things to Do in Las Vegas November 2023: Sporting Events, Seasonal Activities, and More

When it comes to things to do and see in Las Vegas, November can best be described as eclectic. From a first-time-in-Las Vegas international Formula 1 race down the famed Strip, the Stanley Cup champion Las Vegas Golden Knights taking to home ice – to the Mob Museum celebrating Kefauver Day with free admission and Christmas coming early with the mesmerizing Enchant at the Las Vegas Ballpark – Las Vegas in November has something for everyone.

Sporting Events

Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix

The Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix lights up the Entertainment and Sports Capital of the World November 16-18, 2023, for an unforgettable race whose route runs down the famed Las Vegas Strip where drivers will push to speeds up to 212 mph. Fans can watch the practice runs November 16-18. The qualifying race happens on Saturday November 18 at 10pm.

Vegas Golden Knights Home Games

If you’ve never seen Stanley Cup champion players bring their skills to the ice, here’s your chance. The Vegas Golden Knights have five home games in November when they take on Winnipeg (Nov. 2); Colorado (Nov. 4); Los Angeles (Nov. 8); San Jose (Nov. 10), and Arizona (Nov. 25). All games start at 7 p.m. and are played at T-Mobile Arena.


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Las Vegas Raiders Home Games

When you’re ready for some football, take in a Las Vegas Raiders game at Allegiant Stadium. The Raiders will play three home games in November taking to the gridiron against the New York Giants (Nov. 5); New York Jets (Nov. 12), and Kansas City Chiefs (Nov. 26).

In downtown Las Vegas, cowboys and cowgirls will be gathering for the Las Vegas Days Rodeo on November 10 and 11, 2023 at the Plaza Hotel’s CORE Arena to compete for a $40,000 purse in bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding.

Seasonal Activities

The trees around Las Vegas may not be donning autumn colors, but that doesn’t stop Las Vegans from celebrating fall and diving into the holiday season.

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Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens’ Seasonal Displays

Until November 12 you can catch a glimpse of fall foliage colors at the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens’ Harvest display. Then, on November 19, Bellagio unveils its 14,000 square-foot holiday extravaganza full of trees, flowers, and animatronics that transform the conservatory into a winter wonderland where the sights, smells, and sounds of the holidays come to life. More than 120 talented horticulturalists, engineers, and designers create the stunning displays using more than 10,000 flowers, plants, and trees.

Santa’s Magic Timepiece at Las Vegas Ballpark by Enchant Christmas

Enchant Christmas returns to the Las Vegas Ballpark on November 24 with an all-new light maze adventure – Santa’s Magic Time Piece. In its second year, Enchant will feature brand new magic as guests wander the World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze in search of the missing pieces of Santa’s Magic Timepiece. Enchant is an immersive experience perfect for joyful seasonal celebrations. Single and group tickets as well as private event bookings are available.

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Las Vegas Strip Headliners

Only in Las Vegas is it possible to see so many world-famous headliners all in one month. Here’s a list of some of the entertainers appearing on the Strip in November. For dates and times, plus more listings visit Las Vegas Concerts.

– Earth, Wind & Fire: The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort

– Keith Urban: The Las Vegas Residency: Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

– U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere: The Venetian

– Usher: My Way The Vegas Residency: Dolby Live at Park MGM

– Katy Perry: Resorts World Las Vegas

– REO Speedwagon: The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort

– Rick Springfield: STRAT Hotel

– Carrie Underwood – “REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency”: Resorts World Theatre

– Miranda Lambert: Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood

– Shania Twain: COME ON OVER: Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood

And There’s More!

Celebrate the Arts, Music, and Food at First Friday

Celebrate the arts, music, and food at the downtown Las Vegas Arts District’s First Friday. November’s event is set for Nov. 3. Drawing thousands for a night out, the free outdoor family-friendly festivities are a combination of an art festival and block party with live music on multiple stages, an array of delicious food options, and the work of local artists. First Friday’s main hub is located at Casino Center Blvd. between Colorado St. and California St.

Celebrate Kefauver Day at the Mob Museum

On November 15, the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas will offer free admission for Nevada residents and buy-one, get-one admission for non-residents to celebrate Kefauver Day, which commemorates the U.S. Senate investigative hearing into organized crime that took place in the Museum’s courtroom.

Free Entry to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation on National Public Lands Day

With fall daytime Las Vegas temperatures hovering around 69 degrees, November is a great time to get outdoors. Veterans Day, November 11, is also National Public Lands Day, and that means free entrance to public lands including Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area with 26 hiking trails from easy to strenuous plus a 13-mile scenic drive.

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