Few cities can compete with the array of shows and performances that Las Vegas offers. Magic shows and Las Vegas go hand-in-hand, with audiences packing out theaters across the city to see their favorite magicians perform amazing illusions.
Over the years, Vegas has become the home for world-class magicians to showcase their talents on stage, so there is no better place to see a spectacular magic show than Sin City. Booking tickets to see a Las Vegas magic show is a must, and the great news is many of the best magicians in Las Vegas will be taking to the stage over the coming months. Take a look at where you can see the very best magic shows in Las Vegas during your trip:
1. David Copperfield
Magician extraordinaire David Copperfield is synonymous with epic illusions and widely regarded as one of the best magicians of the modern era. Copperfield has entertained audiences across the globe for decades with his daring shows and is best known as the magician that made the Statue of Liberty disappear. Copperfield made his Las Vegas debut back in 1996 and has remained one of the city’s most popular entertainers ever since.
David Copperfield will perform more incredible illusions at The David Copperfield Theater at the MGM Grand on selected dates from December 2021 through April 2022. You can also book a Meet & Greet with the man himself to make your visit to Vegas even more memorable. Find out show dates and book your tickets to see David Copperfield at the MGM Grand here.
2. Piff the Magic Dragon
Piff the Magic Dragon, aka UK-born magician John van der Put, first caught the nation’s attention when he appeared on America’s Got Talent back in 2015. In the same year, Piff the Magic Dragon secured the role of resident performer at The Flamingo Hotel & Casino. Fast-forward to 2019, and The Flamingo’s Bugsy’s Cabaret was renamed The Piff the Magic Dragon Theater.
Piff the Magic Dragon’s distinctive costume, dead-pan humor, and jaw-dropping illusions make him a hit with audiences of all ages. Want to see Piff the Magic Dragon in action alongside his sidekicks, Mr. Piffles the chihuahua, and showgirl Jade? You can see Piff the Magic Dragon’s show on stage in Las Vegas right now and on selected dates throughout 2022. Find out more about the show here and book tickets.
3. Penn & Teller
Penn & Teller have performed together for over 35 years and continue to delight audiences in Las Vegas and beyond. This magical duo’s unique style keeps their performances exciting and audiences coming back for more.
After first performing in Las Vegas in 1993, the pair have played at the Rio for more than 20 years. To ensure you don’t miss out on seeing the award-winning Penn & Teller live in Las Vegas, book your tickets and prepare to be amazed. Tickets are now available to see Penn & Teller at the Rio Las Vegas on selected dates until February 2022.
4. Mat Franco
Mat Franco may have been the first magician to win America’s Got Talent, but his star was already rising before appearing on the NBC show. Franco made his Las Vegas debut at the tender age of 15 when he performed at the Riviera Hotel & Casino at a Society of American Magicians show.
Franco’s first headline show in Vegas started in 2015 at LINQ Hotel & Experience. Soon after the show began, the awards started pouring in with Franco’s performance named ‘Best Magic Show in Las Vegas’ in 2016. In 2020, Franco’s residency at LINQ Hotel & Experience was extended by a further five years. Why not book tickets to see Mat Franco – Magic Reinvented Nightly in Las Vegas and see his astonishing illusions in person!
5. Criss Angel
Criss Angel is a magician with a difference and takes illusions to a whole new level. With his rock-star presence and daring performances, Angel takes his audiences way beyond the usual realms of magic shows. After all, this is the magician that spent 24-hours shackled and submerged in a water torture cell.
Angel’s first stage show in Las Vegas was a collaboration with Cirque du Soliel at the Luxor which started in 2008. Criss Angel’s latest show in Las Vegas is Mindfreak, at the Criss Angel Theater at Planet Hollywood. This stunning show is a truly immersive experience with interactive features and state-of-the-art effects. Book your tickets to see Criss Angel in Las Vegas and prepare to see a show like nothing you’ve ever seen before.