October 2017 Vegas Guide: Janet Jackson, Halloween & More

Janet Jackson ‘State of the World Tour’ in Las Vegas

As we near October, the Strip starts to slow down just a bit, but not enough to keep the comedians, concerts and parties away! This October we’ve got a full lineup of fun, ranging from Oktoberfest celebrations to big name music artists and Halloween festivities. Here’s what’s happening in Vegas this October:  


Celebrate Oktoberfest with all things German throughout Vegas. Hofbrauhaus has several festivities lined up including celebrity beer tappers Australian Bee Gees on October 13, magician Nathan Burton on October 14, the Fantasy girls on October 27 and hypnotist Anthony Cools on October 28. Wolfgang Puck will celebrate with a German-inspired menu and Downtown Las Vegas will present the 9th Annual Oktoberfest at the Historical Fifth Street School on October 7. 

Celine Dion 
Canadian songstress Celine Dion returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace October 3-7.

Jennifer Lopez 
Jennifer Lopez will also be back at it October 4-7 with her show All I Have. Jennifer performs at The Axis Theater at Planet Hollywood.   

Britney Spears 
You only have a few more months to watch Britney Spears perform her hit show Piece of Me at The Axis Theater at Planet Hollywood. The pop princess will be back on stage October 11-28.

Elton John 
Legendary singer and pianist, Elton John returns to The Colosseum stage at Caesars Palace October 11-28 with his show Million Dollar Piano

Billy Idol
Legendary rocker Billy Idol will rock out in Vegas this October 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20 & 21 at the House of Blues in Mandalay Bay.

John Fogerty 
John Fogerty will perform his songs from Creedence Clearwater Revival in the intimate Encore Theater at the Wynn October 4, 6 & 7.  

Diana Ross 
Diana Ross will make her debut at Wynn Las Vegas with nine performances of Diana Ross: Endless Memories from October 11-28.  

Jay Z
Jay-Z will be bringing the 4:44 Tour with special guest Vic Mensa to T-Mobile Arena for a one-night only show on October 28.   

Bob Dylan
Singer-songwriter, artist and writer Bob Dylan will bring his biggest hits to The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan on October 14.   

Janet Jackson 
On October 14, Janet Jackson will bring her State of the World Tour to Mandalay Bay Events Center.   

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
Ringo Starr and His All Starr band will entertain at Planet Hollywood October 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27 and 28.

Joe Rogan

The Mirage is kicking off October with some big laughs when comedian Joe Rogan brings his intense comedic style for a one-night only show on October 6.   

Ron White
Cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman Ron White will take the Mirage stage October 20 and 21. White is a regular of the Mirage’s Aces of Comedy.  

Bill Maher
Political comedian Bill Maher will round out the month with his dry, sarcastic sense of humor on October 27 & 28.

Party at 1 OAK in Las Vegas this Halloween

Halloween in Vegas is something everybody should experience once. The city will begin celebrating on October 26 with world-famous DJs, nightclub parties, costume contests and more. Here is a quick rundown on what to expect:  

October 26

Steve Aoki at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Laidback Luke at Intrigue Nightclub

October 27

Lil Jon - About Last Night at Hakkasan 

Calvin Harris at OMNIA

The Bank | DJ Que Halloween Weekend

The Good Life Fridays - FAED at JEWEL Nightclub

Alesso at XS Nightclub

Diplo at Intrigue Nightclub

Alison Wonderland at Surrender Nightclub

Special Guest at The LIGHT Vegas

October 28

Kaskade at Hakkasan Las Vegas

The Bank | DJ Mike K Halloween Weekend

Steve Aoki at JEWEL Nightclub

Special Guest at OMNIA Las Vegas

Ruby Rose at Intrigue Nightclub

Marshmello at Surrender Nightclub

The Chainsmokers at XS Nightclub

Special Guest at The LIGHT Vegas

October 29

Above & Beyond at Hakkasan Las Vegas

The Bank | Kid Conrad Halloween Weekend

Diplo at XS Nightclub

October 30

Flawless Mondays w/ Steve Aoki at JEWEL Nightclub

October 31

Kaskade at OMNIA Las Vegas

Jamie Jones Presents Paradise Halloween at XS at XS Nightclub

Stay tuned for more details on all of the October fun. 

Las Vegas, NV – 9/29/17

By: Jena Pugh


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