Mirage Volcano
Mirage Volcano
4.5
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The Mirage Volcano in front of Las Vegas’ MGM Mirage has been wowing travelers for over 30 years. The volcano erupts in a nightly fiery display against a background of dancing water jets—complete with a pulsating soundtrack and a kaleidoscopic light show. It actually emits heat to mimic an actual eruption. The show draws a sizeable crowd each time so it's recommended to get there early to snag a good viewing spot. Catch the show on a night tour of the city in a cute pink jeep, or enjoy an aerial view from a helicopter. – Tripadvisor
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Neighbourhood: Paradise
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  • Harrah's / The Linq Station • 5 min walk
  • Flamingo / Caesars Palace Station • 9 min walk
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Nyormirror
Bay City, MI1,991 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Family
The most iconic free show in Las Vegas since 1989. Arrive at least 30-45 minutes before the earlier shows if you want to be on the fence otherwise there will be layers of spectators. Showtimes are 8p, 9p, 10p and 11p.

The spectacular production lasts about 5 minutes and you can even feel the heat from the volcano from across the water. I know that Vegas recreates itself to stay fresh and new but it’s going to sting a little when this quintessential landmark is no more.
Written 31 May 2022
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Poppy9lives
Liverpool, UK262 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
Came here to see the volcano erupt and erupt it did. Make sure you get there early as gets extremely busy to the point were people pushing you ton get to the front. We were at the front and what an experienece. You feel the heat you see the volcano erupting with lava spitting everywhere to the sounds of music. Lasts about 10 to 15 minutes. Even little ducks come along for a feed before hand. The waterfall on the front of the mirage just a bit past the volcano is lovely. Defo worth a visit. Just beware of people pushing in. Was good to see.
Written 9 March 2022
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Rebby2k
New Castle, PA2,200 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
Top of the hour show - lasts around 10 minutes. Easy to find right in front of the Mirage Hotel/Casino and on the Strip. Great mix of water, lights, and fire make a fun show. You can feel the heat which adds to the experience. I would rate this second to the Bellagio Fountain show but still a must see during your visit to Vegas.
Written 14 February 2020
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JSwizer
Becker, MN175 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Couples
Visited evening of December 6, 2020 to catch the first showing at 20:00. Never visited before, show was roughly five minutes and enjoyable for no charge. Only downside is it only shows 20:00-23:00 on the hour. Would recommend and go back to see again.
Written 6 February 2021
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JMCSTL
Saint Louis, MO7,500 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Some visitors may consider this nearly 35 year-old attraction lame or passe, but my wife & I found great enjoyment in the anticipation of the eruption as well as in the show. Good musical accompaniment, colorful lighting, intense fire spouts, and beautiful faux lava eruptions make the free show a hit with adults & kids alike. Get there early for a good viewing spot, and enjoy an 'ancient' Las Vegas Strip tradition.
Written 12 November 2022
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northernk
Phoenix, AZ13,310 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
It's so sad we may be losing the iconic Mirage Volcano when the Hard Rock comes in and builds their guitar shaped hotel. If we do, it will be yet another tragic loss in the growing list of lose in Las Vegas history. So much fun to watch this show and feel the heat and the creativity of the original designers at work. It's fun to listen for the build up to the volcano as the jungle comes alive with the sounds of the water animals as they anticipate the coming volcano.
Written 11 July 2022
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donna s
Sheffield, UK40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
We stayed at the Mirage and it was manic the pace never stops, the volcano was absolutely brilliant it was jaw dropping really enjoyed it. It erupts every hour from 7pm. If you really want to see it I suggest you get a move on because The Mirage is now owned by Hard Rock Cafe who are going for a total refurbishment and tearing down the volcano to make a huge guitar frontage. It’s a shame because it was brilliant I’ve never seen anything like it before, highly recommended.
Written 28 March 2022
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deepakgupta5
Vancouver, Canada587 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Business
This is one of the rare free things in Vegas and is actually quite good. It is quite unique also since I have not seen anything like this anywhere else unlike the Bellagio fountain which is now copied in multiple cities. The show happens for 4 minute every hour from 7 PM to 11 PM
Written 3 January 2022
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Mick R
Corfu Town, Greece948 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
One our third trip to Las Vegas we knew that we must make the pilgrimage down the stop to finally see the mirage Volcano before it’s allegedly ceases to be.
We were not disappointed.
We had always loved visiting the mirage during the day, but had not gone during the evening due to the distance.
We arrived early and manage to secure a prime spot next to a smelly litter bin, but were not deterred.
The show was AMAZING! The light and sound specular was breathtaking, but what we were not prepared for was the HEAT! Wow, talk about part of the experience!
We are so glad we managed to see this, and will be sad if this piece of showmanship leaves the strip as it certainly stands up against the Bellagio fountains easily.
Written 30 September 2022
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The_Wanderer1992
Columbia, MD2,538 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
The volcano show plays in front of The Mirage at 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 10pm and 11pm. It only takes a few minutes to watch the show. It was enjoyable, unique and a must see while in Las Vegas.
Written 27 November 2021
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