One of Las Vegas' most renowned icons, the Volcano at the Mirage is a sight to see and an experience that should be on the top of your list of things to do in Las Vegas.
Premiered in December 2008 after undergoing a dramatic enhancement, the Mirage volcano wows audiences with an audio / visual spectacle that features never-before-seen fire effects and a musical composition created by legendary Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and international tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.
The Mirage volcano features more than 150 FireShooters™, that shoot fireballs choreographed to the music. The volcano show lasts approximately 10 minutes and ends with a giant fire eruption 60 feet into the air.
Tips on viewing the Volcano at The Mirage
The Mirage Volcano erupts nightly every hour on the hour from dusk until 11pm. The first show is at 7pm. The volcano can be viewed from the sidewalk on the Vegas strip in front of the Mirage Hotel Casino or from inside the hotel premises.
To get a good viewing spot, plan to arrive 15 minutes before the next volcanic show. This is important especially if you have young children with you.
We have also found that the best viewing spot is right in front of the Mirage entrance behind the valet kiosk. This spot will place you about 100 feet from the volcano and you will definitely feel the heat from the exploding volcano. This area fills up fast so remember to get there 20 minutes early.
The Mirage Volcano Show Times
Mirage Volcano Eruption Schedule:
Sunday - Thursday | 8 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday | 8 p.m., 9 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Schedules are subject to change and vary by season.
Top 10 Free things to do in Las Vegas
1. Fountains at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino
2. Fremont Street Experience Light Show
3. The Volcano at the Mirage Hotel and Casino
4. The Aquarium at Silverton Hotel Casino
5. 3D Movie at M&M's World
6. Fall of Atlantis and Festival Fountain at Caesars Forum Shops
7. Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas Sign
8. Circus Acts at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino
9. Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino
10. Bellagio Conservatory
Mirage Monorail Station
Harrah's / The LINQ Monorail Station is between Harrah's and The LINQ Hotel & Casino on the east side of Las Vegas Boulevard. You can reach the station through either resort by heading to the back of these properties and following the signs to the station's entrance.
Mirage Nearby Attractions
Forum Shops at Caesars
Gondola Rides at the Venetian
Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian
Madame Tussaud's Las Vegas
Barney's New York
Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
Volcano at The Mirage
White Tiger Habitat at the Mirage
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