100+ Best Free Stuff to do In Vegas
Updated: Apr 27, 2022
Visit the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign
Check out the 4,000 sf domed stained glass ceiling above the table games.
Head to Luxor just to say you've been in the pyramid with the world's brightest light beam.
While you're there check out the world's largest indoor atrium.
Head to Excalibur if you like giant castles.
If it happens to be a Thursday or Friday, they have free LIVE Entertainment in the lounge.
Checkout Showcase Mall by MGM
Head in to the M&M Store for some chocolate souvenirs
Didn't find what you were looking for? Check the Coca-Cola Store next door!
At the MGM Grand you can pre-screen a show by watching shows not yet aired in advance to give feedback.
Go to New York New York and see the miniature Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower & more.
Slide by Hershey's Chocolate World and check out all the knickknacks
Head indoors NYNY to see their version of 1920s NYC streets.
Time to check out Park MGM
While you're at Park MGM take a looksy at the Bliss Dance Statue which is 40 feet tall with over 3,000 lights!
Slide next door to Aria and check out the free art around the property and get a brochure here.
Get your bootie to the second level and hang out at Chandelier Bar people watching. It's said that you feel like you're IN a chandelier because it's so beautiful.
Cross the street and head inside Planet Hollywood just to see the gorgeous glittery decor,
Peruse the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.
Check out the free Thunderstorm in the middle of the Miracle Mile Shops. Showtimes are Monday-Thursday at the top of each hour from 10am-11pm and Friday-Sunday every half hour from 10am-11pm.
Next door you'll see Paris. Get a picture with the Eiffel Tower or the Paris hot air balloon.
If its dark, check out the new Eiffel Tower Light Show which happens every half hour from sunset to midnight.
Visit the Arc de Triomphe replica outside Paris LV.
Head inside to feel like you're walking down the streets of Paris.
Hit up Le Cabaret in Paris for dancing with live music.
While walking through the connection of Paris to Bally's, you may come across a Mime or two.
Check out the Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally's
Walk across the elevated sidewalk to cross the street.
Visit the Bellagio fountains with it's talented water ballet Monday-Friday every 30 minutes from 3pm-7pm, Saturday-Sunday every 30 minutes from noon to 7pm, & every 15 minutes from 7pm-midnight
Check out the Bellagio lobby with their handblown glass flowers hanging from the ceiling called Fiori di Como
Head to the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden for a seasonal gorgeous show of plants and flowers creating an artistic scene.
Bellagio also has the world's largest chocolate fountain! You can't touch it, but you can look and take pictures.,, and buy chocolate, but that's not free lol
Check out the beautiful ambience and shops in the Bellagio while you're passing through.
Head out front of Caesar's Palace and catch a photo in the outdoor archway
See if you can find the altar where people kneel and pray, called the Shine Brahma. It's beautiful!
There are also tons of statues out front of Caesar's Palace to peruse.
Check out the huge atrium in Caesar's Palace heading to the Forum Shops
Caesar's Palace Forum Shops has a free show, the Fall of Atlantis
While you're there, you might as well check out the Aquarius Aquarium.
Head back across the street to the Cromwell, where upstairs you can hang out by the pool at Drai's Beachclub for free and you don't even have to be a guest of the hotel.
Next door you'll find the Flamingo Hotel & Casino. If you walk straight through to the back, you'll run into the Wildlife Habitat where you'll find flamingos, koi, and several other types of birds.
Right before you get to Harrah's at Carnaval Court there is frequently live music.
Next door at Harrah's there is no cover to get into the Piano Bar for dueling pianos, karaoke, Big Elvis, and more. However, they do expect you to buy at least one drink.
Harrah's has a photo op of a statue of Winnie, Buck, and Chip, their dog in the center of the casino.
While you're at Carnaval Court at Harrah's, get another Instagram-worthy pic of yourself with a showgirl! While it's free, tipping is encouranged.
Head out and stroll through the Linq Promenade. Check out the restaurants and shops along the way. The High Roller is out there as well, but it's not free. You can, however, find a Groupon on it most days, or if you are a player club member, there is usually a discount to book it through the app.
Next door, Casino Royale used to have free slot play outside but I didn't see it on my last visit. It seems that now they'll give you $20 in free slot play if you sign up for a player's card and spend your own $20 first.
If you're up for dinner, request a seat by the window at Outback & watch the Mirage's volcano show with a great view.
Next up, Venice, well the Venetian has major Venice feels. Check out the gondoliers as the serenade their patrons along the outside or into the shops through a lagoon.
Check out those Grand Canal Shops at the Venetian and enjoy the ambience.
Streetmosphere at the Grand Canal Shops at the Venetian has professional performers that showcase their talents live like you're on the streets of Venice.
While at the Venetian sample some free bourbon, scotch and whiskey. Head to Vom Fass in the Grand Canal Shops and learn a little about these liquors before imbibing.
Attached next door is the Palazzo. You should go just to see how beautiful it is.
Get a photo at the waterfall atrium at the Palazzo.
Keep heading north to the Wynn. Check out the waterfall.
The Wynn Fountain Show is not spectacular, but it's cute.
There's a free show at the Wynn called Lake of Dreams. Shows run nightly every half hour beginning at dusk.
While at the Wynn don't miss the Wynn Botanical Gardens.
Before you leave check out the Wynn Plaza Shops if you feel like window-shopping along some expensive stores.
If it's still daytime you can walk, I've done it, but I don't recommend walking at night to Circus Circus. It's a little more than a hop, skip and a jump away so it's much quicker to just Uber there. There are free circus acts Monday-Thursday every hour starting at 1:30 and running until 8:30. On weekends (Friday and Saturday), shows run every hour from 11:30am-11:30pm.
Walk along the Walk of Stars and check out the famous stars along this way. You can find a full list of the people on the stars here.
Check out Fashion Show Mall back down across the street from the Wynn.
You can see a real Fashion Show from Friday to Sunday from 12n-5pm every hour.
You used to be able to see an amazing show at Treasure Island next door, but sadly enough it's run down a lot since they "temporarily closed" the Sirens of TI show for COVID, let's all dream that they'll bring it back.
You can, however, head to the Cashiers Cage in TI and peek at the Carved Wooly Mammoth's Tusk on display.
Nearby you can checkout the Siren Chopper Motorcycle.
Take in live music at Gilley's at TI
It should be dark by now, so head out to the Mirage, It's time for the free Volcano show! Make sure you get a spot near the biggest part of it, closer to the casino, for the best view.
Relax in the floral atrium at the Mirage
The free Las Vegas Loop Shuttle stops at several nice points in the downtown area like the Mob Museum & the Strat
Fremont Street Experience: a huge overhead canopy projection that was once called "the world's largest television".
You can find Live Entertainment frequently on Fremont St.
Don't forget your free Slot Pull at Binion's.
While at Binion's get that Instagram worthy photo of yourself with a cool million dollars.
Stop by Whiskey Licker Up Saloon while checking out Binion's. This bar has a great view of Freemont Street and People Watching here is a must.
Currently, on the Registrar of Historic Places, the El Cortez has a beautiful black 1941 Lincoln Zephyr Coup on display.
Go to the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino and check out tons of history, including the first phone ever in Nevada, with the phone number "1". Find that and more historical information here.
Check out historic artifacts while at Golden Gate's registration desk.
The Golden Gate still has it's original door located in the hallway to the high-limit slots.
In the high-limit slot room you can find Golden Gate's Historical Fountain.
Before you head out to the next casino, check out Prohibition Bar at the Golden Gate. This famous bar has hosted tons of celebs.
Check out a piece of the Berlin Wall located at Main Street Station Casino.
There are tons more antiques to look at while you're at the Main Street Station Casino, you can find a list of some of them on their website.
The Golden Nugget Casino has the Hand of Faith, the largest, 61-pound golden nugget in the world.
Head to the pool at the Golden Nugget and check out the amazing 200,000 gallon shark tank. People can swim "beside" sharks, and even go through a water-slide that's through the midst of it all.
Four Queens also offers free Slot Pulls, so try your luck at up to a free $2500!
Head to The D Hotel & Casino and rub the Blarney Stone; housed on the 2nd floor, this stone from a castle in Ireland is said to bring good luck!
The Silverton has a huge fish tank with free Mermaid shows daily at these times.
Head to the corner of Fremont & 6th St to check out The Burlesque Hall of Fame
Check out the Cat's Meow @ Neonopolis for Karaoke - or this list of other karaoke bars here
Head to Circa and hang out around the 3-story-tall sportsbook screen!
While at Circa check out Vegas Vickie, the neon sign that used to be donned on Fremont St.
Is it close to midnight yet? Find free comedy at Southpoint known as The Dirty Thirty at 12:30, it's raunchy and R-rated, so be forewarned. That's my type of comedy. What can I say? (Must be 21 and up)
Head upstairs to the 60th floor to the Legacy Club and see the 500 gold bars with a screen above it stating it's current value according to the price of gold at the current moment.
Travel along Container Park and check out the awesome restaurants and shops.
Check out the Preying Mantis Fire Show while you're there.
If you have kids or are a kid yourself, hang out at the Playground in the Downtown Container Park. With treehouses and 30-foot slides, it's bound to be a good time.
If you happen to weigh over 350 pounds, you can get a free meal at the Heart Attack Grill, a hospital atmosphere where customers wear hospital gowns to be served some of the best but greasiest burgers on earth.
The El Portal Theater is one of the first buildings to ever install air conditioning. It's closed but you can view it from the outside.
Built by Elon Musk's The Boring Company, take a quick free Tesla ride through an underground tunnel, designed to save convention-goers a 20-minute walk.
The Pinball Hall of Fame is free to get in, but you'll wanna bring some change if you plan to play.
Play the world's largest slot machine, Slotzilla, at the base of the zipline downtown at the Freemont Street Experience. Check out a video here.
When you're finished downtown, Palace Station offers a free shuttle bus to the Strip that drops off near Fashion Show Mall.
The Las Vegas Arts District is worth checking out for the dining and breweries alone, but the free perk is the many murals, art, and antiques.
Happen to be in Vegas on the first Friday of the month? First Fridays in the Arts District hosts food and fun for free. Vendors obviously cost money to purchase, but you can window shop for free.
Ethel M Chocolate Tours & Cactus Garden is completely free to check out. However, you'll have to spend some dough if you plan to taste the goods.
Cosmopolitan's Hotel Lobby has video screens that are synchronized spanning the lobby, so check that out.
Art at Cosmopolitan: pieces are rotated in and out around the entire property so if you've seen it before, it might be completely different this time.
Head to the garage and peruse the murals made by street artists, at the Cosmopolitan's request.
Stop by Chandelier Bar at the Cosmopolitan and people watch while feeling like you're inside a giant Chandelier.
Head to the Palms Unknown Bar and check out the Shark Art.
Zombie Apocalypse Store
Feel like going for another swim or pool party? Top Golf offers free access to their awesome 2 level pool with swim up bar!
Check out Where Tupac was shot at the corner of Flamingo & Koval, a couple blocks behind Bally's. There are handwritten notes on the light pole at this intersection.
Check out GLOW at Resorts World, a video production displayed on their exterior LED displays and the interior globe. There are at least 3 different shows to watch and they're offered every hour on the hour from noon to 1 am.
While you're there, take a look at the awesome new art exhibits.
An outdoor art piece, the Seven Magic Mountains is free to visit.
Tour Pawn Stars Gold & Silver Pawn Shop from TV completely for free!
After your tour of the Pawn Shop check out Count's Kustoms showroom!
Check out the Hoover Dam. Of course tours cost money, but taking a peek is completely free.
Explore some art at the Marjorie Barrick's Museum of Art on the UNLV campus. Although there is a suggested donation, it is actually free to visit.
Sam's Town offers a free Sunset Stampede Laser Light Show that I hear is worth your "free time".
While at Sam's Town Casino, you'll find a huge selection of Western Boots. It's the biggest selection in Vegas, so check it out.
Free Trams connect several hotels. One hosts Excalibur, Luxor, and Mandalay Bay. Another connects the Mirage and Treasure Island. A third, hosts Aria,
Red Rock Canyon is free to visit and it's just waiting for you to check it out, or hike.
While out and about outside of the main city, check out one of the many Hot Springs.
Visit Lake Mead, the largest man-made lake in the world for a little peace and quiet to combat the hustle and bustle of the Strip and Downtown.
Pictures in order: Bellagio Fountains, Bellagio Conservatory, Mirage Volcano, Statue out front of Caesar's Palace, Shrine Brahma, me in one of many Instagramable photo ops outside of Caesar's Palace.
Since Free Drinks come from Gambling, I'll just throw this in for fun. Make sure you've brought low bills so you can tip your cocktail waitresses!!
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