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near me : free things to do in las vegas

 There are many of free activities in Las Vegas! Make sure to set aside time to explore these equally enjoyable possibilities. Take advantage of the fantastic weather that Las Vegas enjoys all year round.

free things to do in las vegas

The Aquarium

For a chance to view real-life mermaids, go to the Silverton Casino Hotel. From Thursday through Sunday, there are several free, interactive mermaid swims held in a 117,000-gallon aquarium filled with tropical species.

The Arts Factory

The Arts Factory is a place where you may go to see a variety of art for free. It is situated in the Arts District. Consider this a modern art museum with a wide range of works beyond only paintings and sculptures, comprised of a group of independent artists, galleries, and shops.

Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden is a free attraction you may visit time and time again with five changing exhibitions all year long. The 14,000 square foot indoor area is crammed with regularly changing flower displays that push the boundaries of creativity.

Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas

One of the most well-liked attractions in Las Vegas is the two-story Coca-Cola Store, where you can bring the whole family and immerse yourself in everything cola. You may take amusing photos of the enormous glass Coca-Cola bottle outside and the Coca-Cola Bear inside with your phone or you can spend a little additional money to have a printed and branded photo taken with the bear.

Downtown Art Murals

Get some free culture in Downtown Las Vegas's streets. The Downtown Art Murals, a collection of more than 30 colorful murals painted by well-known artists from across the world, were on display during the Life Is Beautiful event. Visit the city's first entirely solar-powered art piece on Seventh Street, which generates energy for the city as well as lighting the mural. 

Ethel M Chocolates & Cactus Garden 

Drive a little distance to Henderson where Ethel M Chocolates has a very deserving treat waiting for you. The free, self-guided factory viewing aisle allows visitors to go around and observe the machinery and chocolatiers at action. The largest botanical cactus garden in Nevada is maybe even more amazing; don't miss it during the Christmas season when it is decorated with more than 1 million bright glittering lights.

Downtown Container Park

One of the attractions in Vegas where you can see another side of the city is the Downtown Container Park, a center for off-Strip eating, shopping, and entertainment. The multi-level, outdoor complex is home to enterprises that are located in repurposed shipping containers that lead out to a courtyard with a fantastic playground and a stage for free shows and concerts.

Flamingo Wildlife Habitat

The Flamingo Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino will appeal to nature lovers and young children alike. The hotel's grounds have a lovely outdoor area with a flock of Chilean flamingos, parrots that may be photographed, and other water features with waterfalls, turtles, koi fish, swans, ducks, and other wildlife. Observe the two brown pelicans in the habitats as they are fed every day at 8:30 am and 2:30 pm.

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

Experience the good life by window shopping top luxury goods at Caesars Palace's indoor mall, The Forum Shops at Caesars. As you go through the luxurious environment with Roman architectural features like marble columns, sculptures, fountains, and a barrel-vaulted ceiling that changes colors like the sky, you'll be transported to another planet. At 11 a.m., don't miss the Fall of Atlantis program, which runs every hour.

Hand of Faith 

In Vegas, there is wonder around every curve, and the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino is no exception. Visit this location to witness the Hand of Faith, the biggest known gold nugget at 61 pounds.

Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas

The Lake of Dreams, a spectacle of lights and sound that uses the lake's 20,000 square feet of surface and a 40-foot waterfall to serve as the visual focal point for enormous puppets and massive robots, as well as a 23-foot head that emerges from the water, provides free entertainment every night at the Wynn.

Fremont Street Experience

Fremont Street Experience, which spans five blocks in Downtown Las Vegas, is where you can see free performances by bands and DJs and enjoy an amazing light display on the biggest video screen in the world, Viva Vision. With appearances by Collective Soul, Buckcherry, Cheap Trick, and The Wallflowers, the Downtown Rocks free concert series' August lineup pays homage to the 1990s and the early 2000s. Fremont Street is a must-see for every kind of travel because it is lined with so many Las Vegas attractions. 

The LINQ Promenade + Experience

There is a ton more to see and do at The LINQ Promenade + Experience in addition to the High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Catch the coordinated light show that spans numerous promenade features, stroll down the promenade, step into 3-D murals for a mind-bending snapshot, and take in the free live entertainment that is offered most nights.

M&M’s World

Enter the vibrant world of candy-coated chocolate at M&M's World, where there are four floors of the popular snack to explore, life-size M&M's character displays to take photographs with, mascot interactions, and, best of all, a free 3-D movie to enjoy.

Seven Magic Mountains

You can't miss the towering totems painted in bright hues set against the striking Las Vegas desert setting, which are roughly 10 miles south of The Strip. The Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone's installation Seven Magic Mountains is a visually spectacular illustration of the existence of color and expression in the desert and a fantastic backdrop for an Instagram Story.

Streetmosphere at the Grand Canal Shoppes

At the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, there are stilt walkers, singers, jugglers, and live sculptures performing as part of Streetmosphere. The high-end shopping district is fashioned like St. Mark's Square in Venice, and the wandering street performers and planned acts fit perfectly in.

Studio 71

At Studio 71 at Plaza Las Vegas in the center of Downtown Las Vegas, disco and neon clash. Studio 71 pays homage to the Plaza's early years of existence with LED backgrounds and '70s-style swagger, making it the ideal photo opportunity for anybody wishing to add major color and memories to their Instagram profile.

Sunset Stampede

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall offers five different periods throughout the day of off-strip entertainment. A waterfall and the surrounding vegetation serve as the scene for the spectacle Sunset Stampede, which combines water, lasers, lighting, music, and animatronic animals, inside the hotel's 10-story atrium.

The Park

Experience all the varied outdoor restaurants and entertainment the area has to offer by taking a stroll through The Park. Between New York-New York and Park MGM, there are a ton of casual dining establishments, live music venues, events, and beautiful sculptures. Grab a drink at Sake Rok and a sweet treat at the Hello Kitty pop-up restaurant before strolling between the water walls and taking the ideal photo with the Bliss Dance sculpture, a 40-foot-tall sculpture.

The Volcano at The Mirage

The many nightly eruptions of The Volcano at The Mirage are created by the combination of flames, smoke, water, and furious drumbeats. A favorite in Las Vegas, the free performance has been blasting fire into the sky for 30 years.

Welcome to Las Vegas Sign

It's always a good idea to stop by the Welcome to Las Vegas sign if you're considering "things to do in Vegas tonight"! This is a must-stop photo opportunity whether you are visiting, leaving, or when you first arrive. If you have already visited, you will appreciate the sign's safer, simpler access with designated parking and crosswalks. Prepare those amusing stances and smiles!