10 Fun Things To Do At Luxor Las Vegas

By Elle
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Looking for things to do at The Luxor other than just admiring the Dorito-shaped property from the outside?

In this guide, we’ll take you through the top 10 must-see attractions and experiences that will make your visit to Luxor Hotel one for the books.

If you’re a kid at heart (or you’re visiting with the kids), you’ll love a visit to Play Playground followed by delicious Irish food/drink at Ri Ra Irish Pub. Traveling with the kids? There are so many entertaining shows and educational exhibits at this hotel!

Use this hotel guide to discover the rest of the top things to do at Luxor Las Vegas below.

Luxor Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
Courtesy of MGM Resorts

What’s Around Luxor?

To the west: Allegiant Stadium — To the north: Excalibur Hotel & Casino — To the south: Mandalay Bay + The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay


Get competitive at Play Playground

Play Playground Luxor
Courtesy of MGM Resorts

Play Playground, Luxor’s newest attraction, offers a 15,000-square-foot gaming/play experience featuring over 20 larger-than-life nostalgic games. The venue, designed for friendly competition and social media sharing, boasts physical, memory, puzzle, and team games, ensuring a day (or night) of good ol’ fashioned fun with your friends!

From Perfect Popper, a game reminiscent of the board game “Perfection,” to Ringer Run, where players navigate a wand through a hanging maze, and Biggle Ball, a collaborative effort to guide a ball through a massive maze—the variety of team games promises an interactive experience full of laughs.

See the Blue Man Group show

Blue Man Group Las Vegas Show
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Get ready for a unique and family-friendly show at Blue Man Group, a show created in 1991 by friends Chris Wink, Phil Stanton, and Matt Goldman. This dynamic blend of art, music, comedy, and technology has become a global phenomenon, seen by over 35 million people in 20 countries!

The company currently operates resident shows in New York, Boston, Las Vegas, Chicago, Orlando, and Berlin, as well as two touring productions.

At the Luxor Theater right here in Las Vegas, you’ll encounter the iconic bald and blue characters known as the Blue Men. Expect a show that really has no theme, other than the fact that they’re blue.

Vague, I know… but you can expect everything from glow-in-the-dark art, paint drums, comedy, and so much more.

Enjoy Carrot Top’s rock ‘n roll comedy

Carrot Top at The Luxor is a laugh-out-loud experience featuring the award-winning humor of Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson. Renowned as “Best Male Stand-Up Comedian,” “Entertainer of the Year,” and “Comedian of the Year,” Carrot Top’s energetic performance showcases his unique blend of observational humor, dark wit, and hilarious prop comedy.

Carrot Top’s quick-witted delivery ensures that there’s never a dull moment; he barely takes the time to breathe between jokes. The result is a performance that keeps the audience doubled over with laughter throughout the entire show!

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Titanic Exhibit Las Vegas
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Experience the wonder and tragedy of the world’s most famous ocean liner, The Titanic. Featuring more than 250 authentic artifacts as well as breathtaking replicas from the famous ship, the Titanic Exhibit truly brings history to life.

The collection showcases artifacts recovered from the Titanic wreck site, including luggage, the ship’s whistles, floor tiles from the first-class smoking room, a window frame from the Verandah Cafe, and an unopened bottle of champagne with a 1900 vintage.

One of the most heartfelt aspects of the Titanic Artifact Exhibition is the exploration of the personal stories of the passengers. As you tour the exhibit, the staff will share tales of those who boarded the ill-fated ship. Some stories reveal tragic yet romantic endings, with wives choosing to stay with their husbands instead of boarding lifeboats, adding a deeply emotional layer to the historical narrative.

Discover the secrets behind King Tut’s Tomb

King Tut Las Vegas
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Discovering King Tut’s Tomb – The Experience is essentially a journey back to 1922 when archaeologist Howard Carter unearthed the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Follow Carter’s footsteps through treasure-filled chambers, view the boy king’s iconic death mask, and explore the secrets of ancient Egypt.

The exhibit meticulously recreates the atmosphere of the tomb with its treasure-filled antechamber, hallways adorned with hieroglyphics, and the burial chamber itself, where the boy king rests in his sarcophagus alongside his iconic death mask.

The immersive experience extends beyond the visual, offering an optional audio guide for an additional fee. This audio guide provides visitors with Howard Carter’s exact words about his monumental find, enhancing the exploration with historical insights and details!

Bodies… The Exhibition at Luxor

Real Bodies Las Vegas
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If you love science, biology, or just find the human body fascinating, this one’s for you. Bodies…The Exhibition, experienced by over 15 million worldwide, takes anatomy exploration to a new level at Luxor. Through an innovative preservation process, it displays 13 whole-body specimens and over 260 organs, offering an unparalleled view of the human form.

The gift shop offers a range of educational materials and souvenirs, inviting visitors to take home a piece of their enlightening experience at Bodies…The Exhibition.

On average, visitors typically spend around 1 to 1.5 hours exploring the exhibit. However, guests who are particularly interested in science and anatomy or choose to engage with detailed descriptions and audio wands may spend a bit longer.

FANTASY: The Strip’s Sexiest Tease

FANTASY Las Vegas
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FANTASY: The Strip’s Sexiest Tease is an award-winning and sizzling production that has been captivating audiences for over 24 years. The show delivers 15 high-energy dance numbers set to today’s top music, earning recent accolades as the “Best Female Revue” and more in the 2022 “Best of Las Vegas” awards.

Led by the dynamic Lorena Peril, recently awarded “Best Local Entertainer” by the Silver State Awards, FANTASY features 15 high-energy dance numbers set to a range of today’s top music paired with powerhouse vocals and steamy choreography. The talented cast of dancers brings to life a variety of sinful and tantalizing scenes, featuring all the provocative costumes and sexy dance moves.

Temptation Sundays at Luxor Hotel & Casino

Temptation Sundays is the longest-running LGBTQ+ pool party in Las Vegas.

If you’re visiting during the summer season, you are invited to indulge in a summer full of love and inclusivity within a vibrant atmosphere as Temptation Sundays at Luxor Hotel & Casino as the special event returns for another sun-soaked season every Sunday through Sept. 1.

minus5 at Mandalay Bay

Minus5 Ice Bar

Ready to cool down in a truly unique way? Step into minus5 at The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay for an unforgettable icy escapade!

If entering a winter wonderland crafted from a whopping 100 tons of meticulously carved ice sounds like your idea of fun, ICEBAR is the activity for you. But what can you truly expect from this frosty adventure?

Well for starters, you’ll be immersed in a sub-zero environment where everything, and I mean EVERYTHING, is made of ice. From your drinking glasses to the walls, seats, and even sculptures, everything. Imagine sipping your favorite beverage, and instead of warming up, it gets colder with each sip – that’s the fun of ICEBAR!

As the name suggests, ICEBAR is kept at a pretty chilly temperature, but don’t worry – when you visit, they’ll deck you out in a parka and gloves. With some packages, you can even upgrade to a super stylish faux fur coat. These outfits not only will keep you warm, but they make for some pretty fun photo ops.

Grab a pint at Ri Ra Irish Pub

Also located in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place (between the Luxor and Mandalay Bay), Ri Ra Irish Pub is where you go to dine on dishes such as Irish potato cakes and the Reuben with corned beef brisket — all while enjoying live entertainment!

The bar/restaurant is set up to look like an Irish pub and there is a Guinness Store next door you can browse through for gifts/souvenirs. The store houses the largest collection of merchandise outside of Ireland!

Explore Other Hotels Near Luxor

Luxor is situated on the southern side of the Las Vegas Strip, so while you’re a bit less central than other hotels, you still have many neighboring hotels within walking distance. (Don’t have a car? You could take the free monorail to get to further hotels on the Strip.)

Discover all the things you could do at these other hotels, all of which are either right next to or directly across the street from this hotel:

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About The Author - Elle
About the author

My name is Elle and I'm a travel blogger based in California. I love helping people plan trips and create unique itineraries based on their interests and their budgets. I'm a huge fan of outdoor adventures and doing off-the-beaten-path things in Las Vegas (and around the world too)!