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Must Do: Las Vegas in February

Last updated: February 15, 2019 at 8:30 am. Posted by in Planet Hollywood Resort, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas. No Comments on Must Do: Las Vegas in February.

We’re in the second month of 2019, but with exciting holidays like Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year coming up and epic announcements like Christina Aguilera’s new Las Vegas show, the excitement of the new year hasn’t worn off just one bit.

Some of Vegas’ best entertainers are coming back from hiatus in February, while some, like Criss Angel, have recently started brand new shows. Whether it’s a newcomer or old standby, February is shaping up to be an exciting month in Las Vegas.

Feb. 1-9

Watch The Big Game in Style

Las Vegas knows how to do football better than any other place – though an argument might be made for the actual stadium in which the game is being played, maybe.

Big food, big screens, big drinks and big prizes. We do it all on one scale: Big. We’ve gathered the best Vegas big game events at sports books, bars, restaurants and more.

Las Vegas in February the Backstreet Boys return to the Zappos Theater on Feb. 6

Catch the Backstreet Boys while you can. Photo by Dennis Leupold / Caesars Entertainment.

Backstreet Boys Return for More

Backstreet’s back – but only for a limited time. Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life returns to the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casinos on Feb. 6, the latest part of a run that ends on April 27. The iconic ’90s boy band jams with the audience through hits like “I Want it That Way” and “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” so you don’t want to miss this one.

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade this February

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade. Photo courtesy of The LINQ Promenade.

Chinese New Year Festivities Await

Vegas is celebrating the Lunar New Year in style, with lively performances and delicious dining specials. Check out the exciting Chinese New Year 2019 events going on in Vegas and one more thing: Gong hei fat choy!

Puddles Pity Party clown at Cleopatra’s Barge Feb. 7-9

Puddles Pity Party takes over Cleopatra’s Barge. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Puddles Pity Party Serenades Vegas

Puddles Pity Party – the “Sad Clown with a Golden Voice” who has become a YouTube and “America’s Got Talent: sensation for his covers of classics by ABBA, David Bowie, Johnny Cash, The Who and more, is wrapping up his nine-show residency. Catch the surreal magic at Cleopatra’s Barge Feb. 7-9.

Big Game? Big Names at Drai’s

Drai’s at The Cromwell is celebrating the Big Game weekend with top-tier performers all weekend long: Catch Method Man & Redman Friday, Feb. 1, Big Sean on Saturday, Feb. 2 and French Montana with a post-game set on Sunday, Feb. 3.

Feb. 10-16

Criss Angel Las Vegas show at Planet Hollywood Feb. 10-16

Criss Angel is coming back to where it all started. Image courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Criss Angel Raises The Stakes

World-famous illusionist and TV star Criss Angel is back at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, where his Vegas career started many years ago. The newest Criss Angel show, Criss Angel Mindfreak, manages the balancing act of bigger and better acts, while returning the illusionist to his magic-centric roots.

The Righteous Brothers with Bucky Heard at Harrah's Las Vegas

Hear all those instantly recognizable Righteous Brothers hits at Harrah’s Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Righteous Brothers at Harrah’s

Bill Medley and new partner Bucky Heard are back for another run of shows at Harrah’s Las Vegas Tuesdays – Thursdays, all month long.

The Righteous Brothers are perhaps best known for radio and film classics like “Unchained Melody,” (from “Ghost”), “Time of My Life,” (as heard in “Dirty Dancing”) and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.”

Celebrate Valentine’s Day

If you’re in Las Vegas with your significant other on this lovey-dovey holiday, you’re in luck. Vegas is actually filled with ways to give your loved one a special night out. We’ve curated a selection of great Valentines Day in Vegas ideas. Most of these are pretty awesome date night ideas in general, too!

Feb. 17-23

Wayne Newton's Las Vegas show has moved to Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace

Wayne Newton. Photo by Erik Kabik.

Paging Mr. Las Vegas

Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal has moved across The Strip to Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace, an venue as iconic as Wayne himself.

In this latest residency, the legendary entertainer goes through his greatest hits, sharing personal career highlights through songs, film clips, anecdotes and an audience Q&A. He’ll be back Mondays through Wednesdays, through Feb. 20.

Mariah Carey returns to Caesars Palace on Feb. 13th

Mariah Carey returns to Caesars Palace. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Mariah Carey is back

Admit it: The best-selling female artist of all time (and second overall after The Beatles) has built a career on catchy tunes like “Fantasy,” and “Dreamlover,” one of which is totally stuck in your head by now. Mariah Carey: The Butterfly Returns is back at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace starting Feb. 13.

Catch Jerry Seinfeld at The Colosseum on Feb. 22 and 23rd

Jerry Seinfeld premiered his show at The Colosseum way back in 2003. Photo by Caesars Entertainment.

What’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

For a guy who created a sitcom famously referred to as a “show about nothing,” Jerry Seinfeld always seems to be doing something. The legendary “Seinfeld” and “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” creator returns to his Las Vegas home, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, for two nights. Catch Seinfeld in Vegas Feb. 22 or 23.

Feb. 24-28

Gwen Stefani - Just A Gril at Zappos Theater on Feb. 27

Gwen Stefani performs at the Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Show photos courtesy of Todd Stefani/Bruiser Pictures And Robb Dipple/Ehmerican Multimedia.

Rock on with Gwen Stefani

Best-selling artist and fashion icon Gwen Stefani has been a great fit in Las Vegas with her residency, Gwen Stefani – Just a Girl at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The SoCal rocker known as the voice behind hits like “Rich Girl” and “Spiderwebs” is back on Feb. 27.

Celine Dion, the Queen of The Colosseum

The queen of The Colosseum., Celine Dion. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Don’t Miss CÉLINE DION

Legendary singer Céline Dion returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Feb. 26 and 27, offering one of the last opportunities to see her at the venue before her residency comes to an end in June.

Her Las Vegas show includes her biggest hits mixed with timeless songs by iconic artists that celebrate all generations of music ranging from Elvis to the Bee Gees and Queen. The show features a full orchestra and is set to a visually stunning presentation designed for the venue.

The Bronx Wanderers Make Moves

It’s Rock ‘n’ Roll done family style when you see The Bronx Wandererswho recently relocated from Bally’s Las Vegas to The Linq. Frontman and former record producer Vinny is joined by his two sons – Vinny “The Kid” and Nicky “Stix,” who have been playing to audiences around the nation for more than a decade.

Watch them energize the Great American songbook and rock classics spanning six decades, including the works of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons to The Beach Boys, Bruno Mars, Dion and Queen.

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About The Author

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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