No city can compete with Vegas when it comes to over-the-top entertainment. Huge theaters and massive event spaces host big-name artists and award-winning performers. But amidst the brightest marquees are underground entertainment options that most visitors never get to see.

When you head to Las Vegas for your next trade show, consider ducking the major players and opting for some off-the-beaten-path entertainment.

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Here are a few of our favorites:

1. Downtown Container Park


This eclectic open-air shopping center features restaurants, bars, play areas for kids, and event spaces all crafted out of shipping containers. Catch a free concert, take in 360-degree 4K resolution shows in The Dome, or grab a photo with the park’s giant preying mantis sculpture.

2. Neon Museum

Casinos come and go, and when they close down to make room for something new, their neon signs get collected in a big pile to rust away. Or at least they used to. Now, they’re sent to the neon museum.

Experience the glory of old Vegas as it once was by walking through a maze of old neon signs, some of which have been fully restored to cast their glowing light once again.

3. Carson Kitchen

Carson Kitchen is housed in the renovated John E. Carson hotel. Its big community tables, rooftop patio, and outdoor firepit are great for casual dinners or drinks in an environment that’s not typical in Vegas.

You won’t find any dim lighting, leather booths, or neon lights here. Just great food, like burgers with bacon jam and tempura green beans, and a hip, laid-back atmosphere.

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4. Don’t Tell Momma

A New York-style piano bar in the heart of Fremont Street, Don’t Tell Momma is like a live show that changes every night. Bring your skills to open mic sessions or watch the antics of some of the city’s best pianists and singers as they cover classic songs.

Oh, and did we mention the singers are also the bartenders?

5. Fremont Street Experience

Fremont Street is where it all began. In downtown Vegas, this 5-block stretch of neon is home to some of the oldest casinos in Vegas. Also known as Glitter Gulch for its massive walls of neon signs, it hosts regular free concerts, a zipline, a massive overhead video display, and just about every type of street performer you can think of. First-timers to Vegas cannot miss a walk through Fremont Street.

6. EAT

Get your comfort food fix in downtown Vegas at EAT. Homemade cinnamon rolls, real corned beef hash, and truffled egg sandwiches make this no-frills spot the perfect place to enjoy breakfast or brunch after a late night of exploring Vegas’ underground entertainment hotspots.

7. Mob Museum

Dive into the world of organized crime in vintage Vegas at the Mob Museum. Check out a recreated prohibition-era speakeasy and distillery, try your skills at forensic science in the crime lab, and learn all about Vegas’ history of trouble making mobsters and criminals.

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