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 7 New Attractions Coming to Las Vegas in 2023

Las Vegas is a city that’s always changing and growing in the most exciting ways. That trend will continue in 2023, with Sin City once again running at full steam and hitting pre-pandemic tourism levels. This year will have all sorts of new Las Vegas attractions coming in 2023

Whether you’re looking for a resort that takes opulence to new heights, one of the biggest racing events in the world, or new performing arts venues filled with incredible technology, there will definitely be some new things for you to do in Las Vegas in 2023. Check out our list below to learn about the latest and greatest Las Vegas attractions.

What’s Coming to Las Vegas in 2023

MSG Sphere Las Vegas: located behind The Venetian Resort, the MSG Sphere will be the newest performing arts venue in town. Owned and operated by the people behind New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden, the Sphere will host concerts, residencies, musicals, sports events, esports events, and more, starting in the second half of 2023. The owners have spent more than $1.8-billion on the venue and aim to enhance every event with a 580,000 square foot LED display that wraps around the theater and completely immerses showgoers. The display will be both the largest and the highest resolution LED display in the world.

Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023: the largest and most prestigious racing series in the world will hit Las Vegas in November 2023 during the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix. The track is being built on the Las Vegas Strip, which will make this one of the most unique F1 races in the history of the sport. Drivers will hit speeds in excess of 212 miles per hour, passing by iconic Las Vegas hotels and landmarks as they contend with 17 corners, blast through 3 straights, and try to overtake the competition in 2 DRS zones. Formula 1 will take over Las Vegas from November 16 to 18, 2023.

F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix

Las Vegas Cannabis Lounges: after a long approval process and an equally long rules-establishing period, Las Vegas cannabis lounges should finally be opening in 2023. At the time of this writing, Las Vegas cannabis lounges are expected to open as early as Summer 2023. The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) has posted a list of prospective cannabis consumption lounge license holders, which includes several established Las Vegas dispensaries. While these lounges aren’t the flashiest new Las Vegas attractions coming in 2023, they may be the one young tourists are looking forward to the most.

Fontainebleau Las Vegas: announced in 2005 as the sister hotel to the chic and trendy Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Fontainebleau Las Vegas should finally open in Q4 2023. Located at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip close to Resorts World and the Las Vegas Convention Center, this 25-acre casino and resort will feature a 67-story tower, 3,700 rooms, 550,000 square feet of convention space, and a shopping district that will span 90,000 square feet.

Durango Casino and Resort: Station Casinos permanently closed two of its properties during the COVID-19 pandemic: Fiesta Henderson and Texas Station. These closings were a disappointment for tourists and locals looking for great deals. The upcoming Durango Casino and Resort should make up for both closures, by adding a property in the underserved southwest area of Las Vegas. Scheduled to open in October 2023 in the Rhodes Ranch community, Durango Casino and Resort will feature more than 83,000 square feet of gaming space, 211 rooms, and more than 20,000 square feet of convention space. Future plans include a second hotel tower with 241 rooms and other features familiar to Station Casinos customers, such as a bowling alley and movie theater.

Electric Pickle: Eureka! Restaurants founder Paul Frederick wants to attract Las Vegas locals and visitors with a 10,000 square foot pickleball facility opening in Southwest Las Vegas. One of the fastest growing leisure sports in America, pickleball is an easy sport to pick up and can be enjoyed by people of various athletic abilities. Electric Pickle will have nine pickleball courts, a two-story restaurant with a patio and rooftop bar, three bars, bocce ball and cornhole courts, and a lawn for live music, yoga classes, and other activities. It will be one of the featured attractions of The Bend, which aims to be the largest dining, entertainment, and shopping destination in Southwest Las Vegas.

Ole Red: Set to open at The Horseshoe (formerly Bally’s) in 2023, Ole Red is an upcoming music venue co-owned by country music legend Blake Shelton. The Las Vegas venue will be the sixth Ole Red restaurant and theater, as well as the largest. Country fans will get to enjoy established superstars and up-and-coming talent, as they enjoy a menu full of scratch-made dishes and signature drinks inspired by Blake Shelton’s favorites. This 27,000 square foot venue can host up to 686 people, for a fun yet intimate atmosphere.

Looking for More Things to Do in Las Vegas?

These are just some of the new Las Vegas attractions coming in 2023. Be sure to keep up with our blog for the latest and greatest happenings in town, including thrilling nightlife, delectable restaurants, and unforgettable shows. There are always new things to do in Las Vegas and we’re here to help you find the right ones for you.

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