There was a time when Las Vegas was not a family friendly vacation spot, but all that has changed with many family friendly activities being offered up and down the Las Vegas strip. There are a large number and variety of family friendly and extremely entertaining shows at many of the top hotels. The selection includes something for everyone like, magic, musical revues, circus acts, acrobatics, and much more. Listed below is a sampling of some of the best family friendly shows available.

Blue Man Group 

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group

This famous trio of musical performers painted in blue is exceptional entertainment the whole family will enjoy. Through music, comedy, and fun theatrics the Blue Man Group entertains without saying a word. This is a creative group that generates music and fun with the most ordinary objects. Shows are nightly at 7:00 p.m.


Comedy Pet Theater at Planet Hollywood V Theater


Gregory Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Comedy Pet Theater

Gregory Popovich has created fun family entertainment with his Comedy Pet Theater. The show is entertaining with talented jugglers and a distinctive blend of comedy. Popovich’s pets have all been rescued from animal shelters and these adorable pets will showoff for the audience and steal your heart before the show is over. Shows are Tuesday – Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil Shows

Ka Cirque du Soleil

Ka by Cirque

Cirque du Soleil has been a big name in family entertainment since its start in 1984. The intricate physical acrobatics have amazed audiences of all ages. Their dramatic aerial skills and elaborate dance sequences are fascinating. With spectacular costumes and beautiful music, a lovely story is told. Below are the favorite Cirque du Soleil shows for families.

“O” at Bellagio – Shows are 7:30pm and 10:00pm Wednesday – Sunday.

“KA” at MGM Grand – Shows are Saturday – Wednesday  at 7:00pm and 9:30pm; and you must be 5 years or older to attend.

Mystere – at Treasure Island; Shows are 7:00pm and 9:30pm Saturday – Wednesday.

LOVE at Mirage – Shows are 7:00pm and 9:30pm Thursday – Monday; Sunday matinee 4:30 pm.

V: The Ultimate Variety Show! at Planet Hollywood

V The Ultimate Variety Show

V: The Ultimate Variety

The Ultimate Variety Show has laugh out loud comedy, jaw dropping excitement, amazing stunts, and plenty of family entertainment. The acts include dancers, jugglers, musicians, comedians, and much more. It is an interactive show that will keep the whole family amused. Shows are nightly at 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Le Reve at Wynn

Le Reve

Le Reve at Wynn

Le Reve is French for the dream and this show is truly a dream that will have you fascinated. The show has elaborate water and aerial acrobatics combined with special effects and mesmerizing performances. The 360 degree aquatic theater allows you to see a spectacular visual performance where the whole family will feel like they are part of the dream. Shows are Friday – Tuesday 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Tournament of Kings at Excalibur

Tournament of Kings

Tournament of Kings at Excalibur

This is the ultimate in interactive family fun. Dinner is served medieval style where you eat with your hands and watch the entertainment of King Arthur and his knights. The knights battle and joust in the huge arena and get the audience cheering for their favorite knight to win the tournament. This is an interactive fun family friendly experience. Shows are Monday, Friday: 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.



Comedy Magic Show Staring Mike Hammer at Four Queens Hotel

Mike Hammer brings amazing tricks and illusions together with a few laughs in this fun entertaining show. This is one of the most audience interactive shows in Las Vegas and has something to please the whole family. Shows are Tuesday – Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

Nathan Burton Comedy Magic Show

The amazing and funny Nathan Burton brings his magic to this great show for the entire family. You may recognize Burton from his appearances on the TV show “America’s Got Talent.” He uses fun props, great music, and stories from his childhood to delight audiences. This show can be enjoyed by all ages and will have you laughing and awe struck with amazement.  Appearing at Planet Hollywood 4pm Tuesday – Sunday