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Your Ultimate Guide to the iHeartRadio Music Festival

Book a Las Vegas vacation rental for the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

Planning a trip to the iHeartRadio Music Festival this year? We’ve got you covered!

For two nights only this autumn, the iHeartRadio Music Festival will take over the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The result: a spectacular event chock-full of hip-swaying performances of rock, pop, hip hop, and more from music’s hottest artists.

While the festival kicks off on September 22, we suggest extending your stay to truly experience all that the Entertainment Capital of the World has to offer. From the excitement of the casino-lined Las Vegas Strip to the tranquility of the surrounding desert, there’s so much to see and do in Las Vegas! Use our recommendations of top restaurants and bars in the city so you can stay fueled for days (and nights!) of non-stop fun.

No matter how you decide to fill your downtime during the iHeartRadio Music Festival, rent a Las Vegas condo or apartment from FlipKey for ultimate convenience and comfort. With a vacation rental, you’ll have your own bed to recover in, a full kitchen to store your snacks, and some extra spending money in your pocket.

About the iHeartRadio Music Festival

Plan a trip to the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

Every year during the iHeartRadio Music Festival, over 16,000 frenzied fans pack the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas for showstopping performances from their favorite artists. The star-studded lineup has ranged in the past from award-winning singers like Sam Smith and Elton John to popular bands like U2 and Coldplay. Tickets to the event cost upwards of $50, but many radio stations offer them for free to lucky listeners. Tune in to popular stations, and listen for the cue to call to win a pair of tickets to the festival.

Attendees can expect to hear round-the-clock hits all weekend long—indoors and outdoors. The open-air Daytime Village takes place nearby at the MGM Resorts Village and showcases new, up-and-coming artists each year. Flash your wristband and come and go from this massive outdoor party featuring a revolving stage, dedicated fan zones, and countless interactive experiences for music-lovers.

Where to Find iHeartRadio Music Festival Vacation Rentals

Book a rental in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Whether you plan to spend your nights playing in the glow of the glamorous Strip or resting up for an early morning at the iHeartRadio Daytime Village, make sure you have a comfortable Las Vegas rental to return home to each day. From high-rise condos and luxury penthouses to opulent mansions and spacious vacation homes, FlipKey has more than 700 Las Vegas rentals to choose from for the perfect stay.

While Las Vegas is a great spot for a last-minute trip, if you’re planning to attend the iHeartRadio Music Festival, your best bet is to reserve your accommodations in advance. Search for a rental near the MGM Grand Arena to be close to all of the action, or book a home with a private pool and unwind without the hoopla. Whether you’re looking to save money for the slot machines, or want a place to watch the sunset over the desert, we’ve got you covered!

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Eat and Drink Here During the iHeartRadio Music Festival

Find your iHeartRadio Music Festival vacation rental on FlipKey.

We’ve done the research, so you don’t have to. These are our top restaurants to hit while you’re in Vegas.

Only in Las Vegas will you find an award-winning Mexican restaurant overlooking a Venice-inspired canal (gondola rides and everything!) or a neon-lit lounge with a flaming reflection pool. Sin City bursts with one-of-a-kind bars and restaurants where you can overindulge at all-you-can-eat buffets, knock back bottomless Bloody Marys, or sample exquisite international cuisine.

We can’t guarantee you’ll win big in Las Vegas, but we can guarantee you’ll get hungry—and our top picks are sure to satisfy even the most unexpected cravings! Reserve a table, stop in for happy hour, or grab a late-night pizza at the following spots while you’re in town for the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

Best Asian American: Fat Choy

Best Breakfast: eat.

Best Brunch: Andre’s Bistro & Bar

Best Burger: Holsteins Shakes and Buns Las Vegas

Best Happy Hour: Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar

Best Indian: Origin India Restaurant & Bar

Best Raw Bar: SUGARCANE raw bar grill

Best Bloody Marys: Peppermill Las Vegas

Best Comfort Food: Therapy Las Vegas

Best Fine Dining: Alizé

Best Mexican: Libre Mexican Cantina

Best Margarita: Canonita

Best Pizza: Pizza Rock Las Vegas

Best Steak: CARNEVINO Italian Steakhouse