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Your Guide to Visiting Las Vegas in September

Skyline of Las Vegas in September

Don’t let the desert heat scare you away, because visiting Las Vegas in September is a great time to enjoy the city! September marks the end of summer, which means the weather is finally starting to drop to more tolerable levels and transition into Fall weather. Las Vegas in September is a mix of hot days and cool nights, making it great for exploring activities both inside and outside. Read on to see what shows to catch, which events to attend, and what activities you can enjoy regardless of the temperature this September.


Las Vegas September Weather


September weather in Las Vegas is the step between our hot August temperatures (average high 104°F) and our cooler temperatures in October (average high 83°F). September weather averages to be a high of 96°F with a low of 57°F. Nights cool off very quickly compared to the heat of the daytime, so it is best to pack layers to be prepared for any temperature. If you plan on going out at night, pack something to keep you warm. A light cover-up is also helpful for indoor activities when everyone will be blasting the A/C!


Life is Beautiful Music Festival in Las VegasSource: Cameron Grant


September Events in Las Vegas


Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival

Since 2013, the Life is Beautiful music festival has been an integral part in the revival and development of what Downtown Las Vegas is today. It is one of the most iconic music festivals filled with artistic, culinary, and musical experiences that make for an amazing weekend. This year, the Life is Beautiful festival takes place September 20-22 with a lineup that includes Billie Eilish, Chance the Rapper, Janelle Monae, Lil Wayne, Post Malone, Vampire Weekend, and much more.


iHeartRadio Music Festival

With nearly a decade under its belt, the iHeartRadio Music Festival features 30 of the top artists of today in an epic 2-day event hosted Ryan Seacrest and Elvis Duran. If you are a fan of any genre, you’ll find some of the biggest names in the industry playing their hits, new tracks, and amazing collaborations. The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2019 lineup includes artists like Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Camila Cabello, Heart, Miley Cyrus, Steve Aoki, Zac Brown Band, and many more artists you know and love.


Eric Clapton Performing Live in ConcertSource: YouTube


Las Vegas September Shows


Eric Clapton with Special Guest Jimmie Vaughan

Eric Clapton and special guest Jimmie Vaughan come to Las Vegas on September 13 for a show at the T-Mobile Arena ahead of his fifth annual Crossroads Guitar Festival. Visiting Las Vegas in September is one of Clapton’s only 4 stops prior to the festival, making it a rare opportunity to experience. Named as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time, seeing Eric Clapton in concert is a must-do for any fan of music, so be sure to make your way to the show.


Social Distortion & Flogging Molly

Feeling a little punk in Las Vegas? On Saturday, September 28, American punk rock band Social Distortion and Irish-American punk band Flogging Molly take the stage at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. These groups are legends, and this night is going to be one you won’t want to miss. Buy your tickets to catch this amazing double-headliner show that is sure to rock your night when you’re visiting Vegas.


NASCAR South Point 400 at the Las Vegas Motor SpeedwaySource: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images


Las Vegas Sports in September


NASCAR South Point 400

Las Vegas in September is about to get your heart racing with a full-throttle weekend of NASCAR in Vegas. The 2019 Fall NASCAR South Point 400 Monster Energy Series will be held on September 13-15 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway including live music, entertainment, and multiple races featuring the greatest drivers in the sport. You can also upgrade your experience by buying passes for pre-race ceremonies, driver introductions, and access to the Neon Garage and Pit Road.


Vegas Golden Knights Preseason

The Golden Knights are back again! Las Vegas isn’t afraid to support our team with passion, and our games prove it. Support our Las Vegas hockey stars as preseason kicks off. In September, the Vegas Golden Knights are playing the Arizona Coyotes on September 15, the Colorado Avalanche on September 25, the LA Kings on September 27, and the San Jose Sharks on September 29 against the San Jose Sharks. If you like an amazing atmosphere with spirited fans, a VGK game is where you should be in Vegas this September.

Las Vegas in September is an exciting time to visit. Our city is filled with a number activities and events that will make your trip to Vegas one to remember. Whether you’re visiting to try your luck in the casinos, explore your foodie dreams in the restaurants, or dance the night (or day) away at a Las Vegas pool party, make sure to find some time to try out these seasonal September activities. Pack for hot days and cool nights, book your hotel, buy your tickets ahead of time if you need to, and prepare to have the ultimate time in Las Vegas in September!