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Last updated: December 2, 2019 at 4:02 pm. Posted by in Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on December Must Do Events In Las Vegas.

December is a great time to visit Las Vegas. The month kicks off with the National Finals Rodeo, which brings lots of great country music and events to town.

The city is also all decked out for the holidays and the month ends with one of the biggest parties in the country on New Year’s Eve.  Wondering what December events in Las Vegas are happening?

Here’s what’s going on in December in Las Vegas:

December Events in Las Vegas

Dec. 1 – 7

Cabo Wabo steak and eggs at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - December events in Las Vegas

Cabo Wabo steak and eggs. Photo by J Rick Martin.

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Cabo Wabo Cantina

The rodeo rides into town Dec. 5 – 14 and fans will find specials in restaurants and bars around town as well as plenty of country music shows.

Cabo Wabo Cantina, located inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, will celebrate the rodeo with drink specials and hearty breakfast selections.

Wrangle a deal with Cabo Wabo’s beer buckets priced at $23, shot specials starting at $5 and signature cocktails priced at $15.

Guests can also enjoy Cabo Wabo’s breakfast selections including the steak and eggs featuring a marinated sirloin steak, three eggs served any style and fresh sliced tomatoes, priced at $14.95.

Stetson Country Christmas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Get your holiday shopping done at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino with the Stetson Country Christmas Show. You’ll find fun and unique gifts for every member of the family. Entry and parking are free and the show runs from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dec. 5 – 15.

Live Feed Viewing 

If you can’t make it to the rodeo, you can still catch all of the action on live feeds. Several hotels will broadcast the rodeo, so just head to these spots to watch:

Shania Twain at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - December events in Las Vegas

Shania Twain. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Shania Twain

The top-selling female country artist of all-time, Shania Twain, is returning to the Las Vegas Strip with Shania Twain “Let’s Go!” The Vegas Residency, opening at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Dec. 6.

The show will combine songs from Twain’s three decade-long career with inspiration from her iconic videos and elements from her 2018 NOW tour.

Audiences will enjoy all the hits like “Any Man of Mine,” “That Don’t Impress Me Much,” “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” and “You’re Still the One.”

Catch Shania Twain Dec. 6, 7, 11, 13, 14 and 18. General ticket prices begin at $60 plus tax and fees.

Reba, Brooks & Dunn at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace - December events in Las Vegas

Reba, Brooks & Dunn bring their show Together in Vegas back to The Colosseum. Photo by Caesars Entertainment.

Reba, Brooks & Dunn

Country music icons Reba McEntire, Kix Brooks, and Ronnie Dunn kick off the fourth year of their hit residency “Together in Vegas” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with shows Dec. 4, 6 -8, 10 -11 and 13 -14.

“REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas” is a culmination of the friendship and musical admiration the trio has shared since first touring together in 1993 and features more than 30 action-packed hits backed by a band of 10 players from both of their crews.

Fans can expect to hear their chart-topping favorites like “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” “My Maria” and “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia.”

Tickets start from $55 and show time is 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 8 – 14

Modest Mouse 

Rock band Modest Mouse will perform at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Dec. 11.

The band found success with their fourth album, “Good News for People Who Love Bad News,” in 2004. The album was certified platinum, with two big hits, “Float On” and “Ocean Breathes Salty.” The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album that year and “Float On” was nominated for Best Rock Song.

Tickets start at $58.75. The show is ages 18 and up and doors open at 7 p.m.

Bill Bellamy Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade - December events in Las Vegas

Bill Bellamy. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club.

Bill Bellamy 

Bill Bellamy will have audiences laughing at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade Dec. 12 – 15.

Bellamy is known for his shows on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and for his time as a VJ on MTV. In 1996, he landed his own series, “The Bill Bellamy Show.” He has starred in movies and TV shows like “Love Jones,” “How to Be a Player” and “Any Given Sunday.”

Shows are at 8 p.m. on Thursday and 8 and 10 p.m. Friday – Sunday.

Dec. 15 – 21

Paula Adbul performing at Flamingo Las Vegas - December events in Las Vegas

Paula Adbul. Photo by Denise Truscello.

Paula Abdul

“Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl” returns to Flamingo Las Vegas Dec. 17 and 19 – 21.

Abdul shares never-before told stories from her beginnings as a performer and choreographer, to her rise in the entertainment industry. Throughout 10 glitzy costume changes, Abdul thrills with spectacular visuals, choreography, humor and showbiz anecdotes.

The 90-minute production showcases some of her biggest hits including “Straight Up,” “Opposites Attract,” “Cold Hearted” and “Forever Your Girl.”

Show time is 8 p.m. with a limited number of meet and greet packages available for purchase. Tickets start at $69.

Dec. 22 – 28

Christina Aguilera The Xperience returns to Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - December events in Las Vegas

Christina Aguilera performs at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera: The Xperience returns to Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Dec. 27, 28, 30 and 31.

Aguilera brings her audience through a journey of her music, showcasing some of her global hits including “Genie in a Bottle,” “Beautiful,” “Dirrty” “Lady Marmalade” and “Ain’t No Other Man.”

General ticket prices begin at $40. All shows begin at 9 p.m. with the exception of the New Year’s Eve show, which will begin at 10 p.m.

LINQ Promenade holiday tree - December events in Las Vegas

Visit The LINQ Promenade to get in the holiday spirit. Courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Holiday Attractions

Holiday Magic returns to The LINQ Promenade, which will transform into a winter wonderland with festive décor and a holiday show featuring seasonal songs mixed with hip-hop favorites—all accompanied by LED-costumed dancers, stunt acrobatics, street “elves” and snowfall.

The LINQ Promenade’s live stage show takes place Thursdays through Sundays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the top of the hour.

New to Holiday Magic this year is an interactive tree light display, where guests can create their own personalized light show straight from their phones’ playlists. The technology includes 16 strands of lights on a 12-foot-tall tree, which will twinkle in syncopation with music selections from guests’ smartphones.

High Roller

Double your fun! For a limited time only, guests can purchase the High Roller & Fly LINQ Zipline combo for $50. If you buy now. you’ll save up to $22.

Dec. 29 – 31

Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas - December events in Las Vegas

Chateau Rooftop. Photo by Anthony Mair.

New Year’s Eve Parties

BEER PARK and Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas will welcome 2020 with a rooftop party featuring an open bar and amazing views of the Strip-side fireworks show starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

The party will include a premium open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight and full access to both rooftops. Plus, BEER PARK will offer VIP packages, starting at $400, and Chateau will offer VIP packages, starting at $750.

BEER PARK’s general admission, including a champagne toast, is priced starting at $125 plus tax and fees.

Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell - December events in Las Vegas

Drai’s Nightclub. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Drais Nightclub

Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell will host a star-studded, five-day celebration to ring in 2020 from Dec. 27- 31.

DJ Franzen, a resident at Drai’s, will kick off five days performances on Dec. 27. Trey Songz, who’s known for chart toppers such as “Bottoms Up” with Nicki Minaj, “Say Aah,” and “Heart Attack,” will perform on Saturday, Dec. 28. Meek Mill will perform on Dec. 29 and Gucci Mane, who recently released his new album “Woptober II,” will perform on Dec. 30.

Future, whose “King’s Dead” collaboration with Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar and James Blake was the 2019 Grammy Award winner for “Best Rap Performance,” will hit the stage on New Year’s Eve. New Year’s Eve revelers will receive two complimentary glasses of champagne to toast to the New Year.

Doors open at 10:30 p.m.

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas - December events in Las Vegas

Brooklyn Bowl comes alive during concerts. Photo Courtesy of Brooklyn Bowl.

Stick Figure

American reggae and dub band Stick Figure, will ring in 2020 at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas with a New Year’s Eve performance on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.

Stick Figure was founded in 2006 by front man Scott Woodruff. Stick Figure has released seven albums, all of which having been written, recorded and produced solely by Woodruff. The current live band line-up features Kevin Bong on keyboards, Kevin Offitzer on drums, bassist Tommy Suliman and Johnny Cosmic on guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals. You might also be lucky enough to see Cocoa, an Australian Shepherd, who often joins the band onstage.

Tickets start at $50.50 plus taxes and fees.

Journey at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace - December events in Las Vegas

Journey. Photo by Erik Kabik. Courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Journey

One of the world’s greatest rock bands – Journey – has added four shows inside The Colosseum at Caesars Palace over New Year’s Eve week. Performances are Dec. 27, 28, 30 and 31.

Get ready to ring in 2020 with all your favorite songs like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Separate Ways,” “Open Arms,” “Wheel in the Sky” and “Faithfully.”

General ticket prices begin at $99, plus applicable tax and fees. All shows begin at 8 p.m.

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Kristine came to Las Vegas more than 20 years ago to escape the frigid weather of Minnesota. Now she soaks up the sun while covering all things Vegas from dining to nightlife to hotels. She has written for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Vegas.com. When she’s not scouring the Strip for stories you can usually find her at a concert, enjoying a nice glass of wine or binge-watching Netflix and HBO.

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