August 2017 Vegas Guide: Cher, Star Trek, Fights & More

Las Vegas Strip

August is the last full month of summer and Las Vegas is keeping things exciting with final summer concerts, boxing matches, comedians and even a trip to outer space. Here’s what’s happening in Vegas this August: 

Concerts 

Get in one final summer concert with some legendary musicians like The Who, who will perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for five nights beginning August 1. Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning artist Cher will follow with a one-night only show this August 2. She will perform 9 concerts throughout the month at the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. Mr. 305 Pitbull will continue his concerts into August with three shows August 2, 4 & 5 at the Axis at Planet Hollywood and Lady Gaga will perform her biggest hits this August 11 at the T-Mobile Arena.

Comedians  

It’s about to get really funny on the Strip. Standup comedian and late night television host George Lopez will bring the laughs when he takes over the Mirage stage August 11 and 12. Cigar smoking, scotch drinking comedian Ron White will bring the blue collar laughs to the Mirage August 18 and 19.  Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno will show off his comedic skills at the Mirage on August 25. Meanwhile the hilarious comedic duo of Steve Martin and Martin Short will bring the laughs at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. 

Star Trek Convention Lands at Rio Las Vegas

Star Trek Convention 

Vegas is kicking off August with the return of the Star Trek Convention at the Rio Suites Hotel August 2-6. This year’s convention will welcome several Star Trek celebrities including William Shatner, George Take, Kate Mulgrew, Sir Patrick Stewart, Karl Urban Nichelle Nichols and many more.  

Mayweather vs McGregor 


Vegas is known for its legendary boxing matches and this August you can catch two of the biggest rivals in the sport go head to head for the boxing title. Fists will fly when Mayweather takes on McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena August 26. 

Las Vegas, NV – 8/1/17

By: Jena Pugh

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