Best Las Vegas Magic Shows

Las Vegas magic shows are the perfect escape from the gaming tables. From dazzling tricks to spectacular illusions, Las Vegas magicians deliver first class entertainment. 

If you like to be mystified, see a show featuring a world famous illusionist. Looking for some fun? Try a show that blends comedy and magic. Be sure to check out all of the magic shows Vegas has to offer!

Magic Shows in Las Vegas

Criss Angel Mindfreak

Location: Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Show Times: Wednesday - Sunday at 7:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

Criss Angel unveiled a BRAND-NEW, fully immersive, revolutionary illusion experience  – Criss Angel MINDFREAK, in the newly-renamed Criss Angel Theater at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas – on December 26, 2018.

The all-new 90-minute live spectacular is a groundbreaking production that integrates the most sophisticated, cutting-edge technology and boasts more than 75 of Criss’ iconic signature illusions – including many from his hit television series and specials premiering live for the first time!

Amystika: The Mindfreak Prequel

Location: Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Show Times: Wednesday - Sunday at 10:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

From the minds of magician Criss Angel and Frank Dragone, director of Cirque du Soleil's "O" and "Mystére comes the fantastical prequel to MINDFREAK that's filled with death-defying stunts, comedy magic, visual effects, and mindbending illusions

AMYSTIKA: The Mindfreak Prequel is a family-friendly Las Vegas magic show that features unbelievable feats like a raging tornado, a blinding blizzard, and even a real firestorm that engulfs a performer but leaves them unscathed.  You won't want to miss this music-driven journey at Planet Hollywood!

Penn & Teller

Location: Rio Hotel & Casino

Show Times: Saturday - Thursday at 9:00 pm (dark on Fridays) 

Age Limit: 5+

Penn and Teller's live show on any given night can involve knives, guns, a fire-eating showgirl, and a cow.

Some basic rules of magic include never telling your audience how a trick is done, don't show the audience how you prep for a trick, and never performing the classic cups and balls trick with transparent cups.

Penn and Teller break all of these rules and more in their show at the Rio Hotel and Casino and it’s amazing. This Las Vegas magic show is the perfect blend of comedy, magic and entertainment.

David Copperfield

Location: MGM Grand - Hollywood Theater

Show Times: Sunday - Friday 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm, on Saturdays - additional show at 4:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

Known for his larger-than-life illusions, multiple television specials, and breathtaking vanishing acts, David Copperfield entertains and delights audiences 7 nights a week in the David Copperfield Theater located in the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

You can expect to see spectacular feats of magic from the “Living Legend” who has been entertaining audiences professionally since the age of 12.

Mike Hammer Comedy Magic Show

Location: Four Queens Hotel and Casino - Downtown

Show Times: Tuesday - Saturday at 7:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

The Mike Hammer Comedy Magic Show at the Four Queens Hotel and Casino is a popular attraction off the strip.

Well-known for his edgy sense of humor, Mike Hammer puts on a fun show that wows audiences and will have you coming back again and again.

When it comes to comedy and magic with an edge, Mike Hammer nails it. With more than 25 years of performing under his belt, Hammer is a master at making quick-witted comebacks and improvising with the audience.

Hammer's hard-hitting Las Vegas magic show features mind reading, double-edged razor blade swallowing, gags, pranks and all out mayhem. Every show is unique and includes a large amount of audience participation. 

The Mac King Comedy Magic Show

Location: Four Queens Hotel and Casino - Downtown

Show Times: Tuesday - Saturday at 7:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

Without a doubt, Mac King is one of the funniest and now, longest-running magicians in Las Vegas. He'll hold you spellbound, while you hold your gut from laughing at his family friendly humor.

King's unique combination of endearing Southern charm and offbeat showmanship produces mesmerizing tricks and a giggling audience.

King's repertoire includes rope tricks, hand shadow puppets, mysterious appearances of Fig Newtons, live animals (i.e., a worm, a goldfish and his newest addition of Colonel Sanders, his white guinea pig) and a gold lamé cape specially designed for his ever-realistic (well actually not at all realistic but definitely funny) impersonations of Elvis and Liberace.

His showroom has traditional chair seating in the front and a few rows of spacious booths in the back - all of which offer clear views of the stage during this Las Vegas magic show. 

Mat Franco - Magic Reinvented Nightly

Location: The LINQ Hotel and Casino

Show Times: 7:00 pm Daily

Age Limit: 5+

Experience the magic of Mat Franco at the LINQ Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The winner of NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent,’ Franco offers a fresh, fun, feel-good twist on magic that defies all expectations with ‘Magic Reinvented Nightly,’ his first-ever Las Vegas headlining residency.

Franco mixes his signature humor and stunning magic with crowd-guided improv. 

This immersive live Las Vegas magic show is in an intimate showroom and leaves audiences awe-struck and amazed with unique feats of illusion.

Nathan Burton Comedy Magic

Location: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - Saxe Theater

Show Times: Thursday - Tuesday at 7:00 pm

Age Limit: All Ages

Nathan Burton Comedy Magic at the Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino is a fast paced Las Vegas magic show that includes amazing illusions, beautiful showgirls, and laugh-out-loud comedy.

Burton has had multiple television features, including NBC's "The World's Wildest Magic" and "World's Greatest Magic 3," as well as E! Entertainment's "The Entertainer."

Burton's casual and comical style, along with his impressive illusions that range from large, complicated tricks to intimate close-up magic, create a fun and exhilarating afternoon Las Vegas magic show that the whole family will enjoy.

The Mentalist Las Vegas Magic Show

Location: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - Saxe Theater

Show Times: 7:30 pm nightly; dark Wednesday

Age Limit: Rated PG-13

The Mentalist at Planet Hollywood is one of the most unique Las Vegas magic shows on the Strip. Gerry McCambridge reads the minds of random audience members and predicts the outcome of random situations during the performance.

The entire show is also laced with comedy and plenty of audience interaction, making each performance a different experience. For the past 20 years, celebrities have flown McCambridge, also known as the "Mentalist to the Stars," around the world to entertain at Hollywood parties.

He has performed for such names as Donald Trump, Courteney Cox, Howard Stern, Lisa Kudrow, Tim Burton, Dennis Miller, David Spade, Carrie Fisher and many more.

Murray The Magician

Location: Tropicana Las Vegas Casino Hotel Resort - A Doubletree by Hilton

Show Times: 4:00 pm Daily

Age Limit: 5+

With his wild, electric blond hair, Murray is hard to miss. Some 22 million viewers nationwide watched the charismatic magician perform as a semifinalist on the NBC hit show "America's Got Talent."

He did the largest magic trick ever performed on the show by making a 1918 steam train locomotive vanish in mere seconds. Now you can see Murray at the Tropicana perform live on the Vegas stage.

Murray is well known for his larger-than-life illusions, such as making a Ferrari appear from thin air and transforming a showgirl into a 450-pound tiger. With a knack for keeping his audience entranced with amazement, his show gives his onlookers a uniquely immersive experience. 

Piff The Magic Dragon

Location: Tropicana Las Vegas Casino Hotel Resort - A Doubletree by Hilton

Show Times: Thursday - Monday 7:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

Piff The Magic Dragon and his loyal pup, Mr. Piffles, are bringing their unique comedy magic to the Flamingo Las Vegas.  On the heels of his success with the famed reality television show, "America's Got Talent," this magical dragon is bringing big laughs and unexplainable magic to Las Vegas.

Piff, Mr. Piffles (the World's Only Magic Performing Chihuaua), and the lovely Vegas showgirl Jade Simone will be wowing audiences with a collection of their greatest routines from their evolving magical repertoire. Don't miss your chance to have a laugh and be amazed when Piff and his furry pal take the Vegas stage during this Las Vegas magic show at the Flamingo Las Vegas.

Vinny Grosso - Totally Mental

Location: Notoriety, Neopolis

Show Times: Thursday - Sunday at 9:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

He's fooled Penn & Teller twice and amazed the judges on America's Got Talent. Now Vinny Grosso is bringing his signature brand of comedy illusions to Fremont Street's Neonopolis

Vinny Grosso has performed all over the world, including being sent by the Pentagon to entertain the troops. Vinny blends his fantastic humor, confounding magical abilities, and engineering prowess to create a family-friendly spectacle that will delight audiences of all ages

So head on up to the third floor of Neonopolis at the Notoriety theater for a fun-filled night of laughs, mentalism, and plenty of fun!

Shin Lim: Limitless

Location: The Mirage in Las Vegas

Show Times: Thursday - Monday at 7:30 pm

Age Limit: 5+

Shin Lim’s meticulously self-choreographed routines are world-renowned. His dexterity, precision, and dare we say, grace make him a bonafide sleight-of-hand talent.

Not only has he been on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” but his card manipulating talents were enough to win the 13th season of “America’s Got Talent.” And the success didn’t stop there, because he went on “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” and won that too!

Not only is he a wizard with a deck of cards, but he’s at the forefront of a new generation of great magicians. The most sought-after show times and seating areas can go quickly, but pre-booking your tickets at The Mirage ensures you get the ones you want.

Xavier Mortimer: The Dream Maker

Location: The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod

Show Times: Wednesday - Monday at 6:00 pm, Friday - Saturday at 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Age Limit: All Ages

Illusionist Xavier Mortimer brings comedy and enchantment together at this Las Vegas magic show to create a dream world of magic at The STRAT Las Vegas.

The first Cirque performer to make the leap from ensemble role to headlining a permanent Vegas show, Xavier Mortimer is definitely rollin' in the talent.

How much talent you ask? Well, enough to win awards like the Gold Star at the L’Eau d’Olle magic festival in Europe, to appear on "America's Got Talent" and showcase on Penn and Teller's "Fool Us" show.

Physical magic, comedy magic, illusions, Mortimer has it all. Xavier Mortimer's Magical Dream at The STRAT Las Vegas is a world of magic you've never seen before.

Adam London Laughternoon

Location: The Venue at Orleans

Show Times: Thursday-Sunday at 4:00 pm

Age Limit: All Ages

Adam London's afternoon comedy Las Vegas magic show, Laughternoon, features clever sleight-of-hand magic with a touch of hilarious comedy. London became interested in magic after watching his grandfather perform card tricks.

He started out in musical theater in college and perfected his craft in comedy clubs around the world including L.A. Comedy Club and the Improv Comedy Club.

He had a stint working for the Mac King Comedy Magic Show in Las Vegas and has worked in the famous Magic Castle in Hollywood.

Late Night Magic

Location: Alexis Park All Suite Resort

Show Times: Friday and Saturday at 11:00 pm

Age Limit: Adults Only

If you're looking for an adults-only escape into the darker side of enchantment, Late Night Magic is the ultimate night on the town.  Your host for this evening of entertainment is the brilliant illusionist Douglas "Lefty" Leferovich, and this Las Vegas magic show features a rotating roster of distinguished magicians.

A few of these well-known conjurers that you can expect are:

  • First, the lovely hypnotist Annarose, a staple at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel.
  • Next on the roster is the hilarious optical illusionist Bizzaro, who has performed on the Masters of Illusion show and frequents the illustrious Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA.
  • Another regular at the Magic Castle, the silky smooth sleight-of-hander MonDre has won multiple awards during his career, including being the only African American to win the Grand Prix Magiques de Monte Carlo. 
  • Last, we have the macabre John Shaw who's specialty is the infernal sideshow arts. He also performs inside the Zak Bagans' Haunted Museum.

Banachek's Mind Games

Location: The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod

Show Times: Wednesday-Monday at 4:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

When it comes to the world of magic and mysticism, do you consider yourself a believer in the unknown? Well, it may surprise you that magician and master mentalist Banachek is a devoted nonbeliever.   

Banachek's current reputation as the world's leading mentalist began when he was just 18 years old when Banachek and a friend signed up for a "scientific" study called Project Alpha.  For the next four years, Banachek would use his arsenal of mentalist tricks to convince the newly founded McDonnell Laboratory for Psychical Research of Washington University.

This must-see new Las Vegas magic show at The STRAT showcases the bewildering skill of Banachek, who Penn and Teller have boasted as "a magical thinker of deep, deep subtlety."       

The Magic of Jen Kramer

Location: Westgate Resorts Las Vegas

Show Times: Wednesday-Saturday at 6:00 pm

Age Limit: 5+

Jen Kramer is magic. Don’t look away or you might miss out! Named Female Magician of the Year, Jen Kramer will amaze you with her jaw-dropping illusions and mystifying sleight of hand.

Featured on shows like Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Masters of Illusion, Jen’s show will leave you asking, “How did she do that?!”

The Magic of Jen Kramer features mind-boggling magic, mentalism, comedy, and audience participation. Jen's irresistible charm and illusions will have you truly amazed and feeling the magic of Legendary Vegas!

Paranormal - A Mind Reading Magic Show

Location: Bally's Las Vegas

Show Times: Performing daily Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday. Time: 4:00pm

Age Limit: 6+

International mentalist Frederic Da Silva, showcases the powers of his mind in his renowned show PARANORMAL. This Las Vegas magic show provides an experience of mystery, magic, hypnosis, and mind reading that will leave you astonished and amazed.

How does he do it? Behind the word "mentalist" lurk notions of magic, divination, suggestion and the paranormal, but what's his secret? Is it all an illusion? Is it real? Does he have special powers?

You will probably never know. The only thing you'll be sure of after seeing this Las Vegas magic show is that you will never forget Frederic Da Silva.


Location: Bally's Las Vegas

Show Times: Thursday - Sunday 10:00 pm

Age Limit: 18+

Mentalist, hypnotist, and magician LIOZ is bringing his hilarious magic show to the famous Magic Attic at Bally's Las Vegas.

Featured on America's Got Talent, Britain's Got Talent, and Australia's Got Talent, LIOZ mixes his mesmerizing skills with plenty of props, music, and audience participation to get everyone laughing and having a great time.

This wow-worthy Las Vegas magic show will have your sides splitting for the entire show.  

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