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January Must Do Events In Las Vegas

Last updated: January 6, 2020 at 10:53 am. Posted by in Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on January Must Do Events In Las Vegas.

With the new year, there’s a chance to reflect and maybe get some New Year’s resolutions in for good measure. And we’re hoping some of those resolutions include spending more time in Las Vegas!

So get ready to celebrate – it’s 2020 and that means there are some amazing new things in sight.  Here are some Las Vegas events that you can take time to attend this month:

Las Vegas Events in January

Jan. 1 – 4

Paula Adbul: Forever Your Girl at Flamingo Las Vegas - Las Vegas Events January 2020

Paula Abdul lights up the stage. Photo by Denise Truscello.


There’s still a chance to catch the last few days of the latest run of Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl at Flamingo Las Vegas, but you’ll want to “Rush Rush.” The pop icon and “American Idol” mainstay closes out her most recent run of shows on Jan. 1, 3 and 4.


You should definitely start the year off in a good mood, with plenty of laughter.

You can catch actor and comedian Paul Rodriguez from Jan. 2 – 5 at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club and “under-dressed everyman” comedian John Caparulo at Harrah’s Las Vegas from Jan. 2 – 5.


Had enough time to recover from your New Year’s Eve / Day partying? Good because you don’t want to miss it when Nelly performs live at Drai’s Nightclub on Jan. 4.

Get Sweet or Stay Cool at I Love Sugar and Icebar

The LINQ Hotel + Experience has two recent additions that are worthy of attention, I Love Sugar‘s flagship store features all things sweet in addition to a candy-infused martini bar and candy-inspired art and sculpture that are totally worthy of the ‘gram.

ICEBAR features a tasty menu of craft cocktails and mocktails, all served in a permanently frozen bar environment. You’ve absolutely got to step foot into a bar when it’s this cool.

Jan. 5 – 11

Keith Urban live in Caesars Palace - Las Vegas events in January 2020

Keith Urban. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.


You’ll have a few chances to catch country sensation Keith Urban: Live – Las Vegas in January. The artist’s residency at Caesars Palace runs Jan. 10 – 11 with special guest Ingrid Andress, and Jan. 17 – 18 with Tenille Townes.


Rich Vos, co-host of the “My Wife Hates Me” podcast, headlines Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club Jan. 9 – 12. John Caparulo returns to Harrah’s Las Vegas from Jan. 8 – 12.


You’ll want to catch Steve Aoki (and the possibility of “catching” some sheet cake, maybe) on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at OMNIA. Rae Sremmurd will play Drai’s Nightclub on Saturday, Jan. 11

Consumer Electronics Show

In town for CES 2020? The Jan 7 – 10 trade show? Check out some of the cool tech on display at The LINQ Hotel + Experience, from interactive digital screens at the entrance to a rousing round of Mario Kart, there’s multiple ways to have fun with technology.

Jan. 12 – 18

Dionne Warwick at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas Events in January 2020

Dionne Warwick will be singing all her hits at Caesars Palace. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.


Six-time Grammy Award-winning legend Dionne Warwick returns to Las Vegas for a limited-time engagement at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The artist behind hits like “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again,” “Reach Out For Me,” and “Walk on By” performs Jan. 16 – 18 and 23 – 24.

And don’t miss Keith Urban: Live – Las Vegas, closing out this leg of its run at The Colosseum Jan. 17 – 18.


Ludacris takes the stage at Drai’s Nightclub on Saturday, Jan. 18, followed up by Fabolous on Sunday, Jan. 19. Over at OMNIA, catch Tiesto on Jan. 18.


Up-and-comer Steve Treviño will appear at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club Jan. 16 – 19.

Jan. 19 – 25

Wayne Newton Cleopatra’s Barge residency at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas Events in January 2020

Is there anyone more Vegas than Wayne Newton? Photo by Erik Kabik.


Mr. Las Vegas is back! Wayne Newton returns to his Cleopatra’s Barge residency at Caesars Palace for another run of Up Close and Personal. The Vegas legend performs all his greatest hits in this intimate lounge space, in addition to sharing personal stories and throwing in a fair share of audience interaction.


Kick off a weekend of partying with Ty Dolla $ign on Friday, Jan. 24, followed up by Yo Gotti on Saturday, Jan. 25 at Drai’s Nightclub. OMNIA hosts Party Favor on Saturday, Jan. 25.


Bret Ernst, from the YouTube TV series “Cobra Kai,” headlines Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club Jan. 23 – 26.

Jan. 26 – 31

Lion Dancers perform at the LINQ Promenade during Chinese New Year in Las Vegas

Lion Dancers perform at The LINQ Promenade during Chinese New Year. Photo courtesy of The LINQ Promenade.

Chinese New Year

Las Vegas always goes all-in with Chinese New Year celebrations and the Year of the Rat is no exception. Running Jan. 25 through Feb. 8 this year, expect lion dances at our properties and a full slate of events at The LINQ PromenadeKeep your eyes on Total Vegas Blog for more details soon.

RuPaul's Drag Race Live! at Flamingo Las Vegas

RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will take over Flamingo Las Vegas this month. Image courtesy of RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!


RuPaul’s Drag Race LIVE! kicks off its long-awaited debut run at Flamingo Las Vegas on Jan. 30. Based on the Emmy Award-winning TV show, catch a rotating lineup featuring “showgirls” like Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Eureka O’Hara, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Shea Couleé, and Yvie Oddly.

Legendary singer and composer Van Morrison returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palacedue to overwhelming demand. Catch the “Gloria,” “Here Comes the Night” and “Brown Eyed Girl” star on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 5, 7 and 8.


Close out the month at Drai’s After Hours at their Draimanji party on Thursday Jan. 30, with music by Maria Romano. Or get your GTL on and catch DJ Pauly D Friday, Jan. 31 at Drai’s Nightclub.


Catch funnyman Dan Cummins Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club. Cummins has appeared on “Conan,” “The Tonight Show” and most recently, Amazon’s “Don’t Wake the Bear.” You’ll also have another chance to catch John Caparulo at Harrah’s Las Vegas from Jan. 29 – Feb. 2.


While you’re having fun on the strip, you may want to check in to one of our hotels in Las Vegas and enjoy a relaxing night,

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Jorge has been writing in Las Vegas for about a decade, covering a mix of entertainment, nightlife and travel offerings for publications like Best of Las Vegas, Las Vegas Weekly, Los Angeles Times and Louisville Voice-Tribune. In his spare time, he's traveling, at pub trivia or not playing his stack of video games.

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