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New Year's weekend in Vegas is about much more than just watching a ball drop and waving goodbye to one year to usher in another -- it's about celebration, revelry, and a lineup of entertainment that you won't find anywhere else in the world.
You've also got plenty of nightlife options to fit every musical taste. Get "crunk" with Lil Jon and Steve Aoki & Lil Jon at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas; enjoy a taste of SHM with Sebastian Ingrosso at XS inside Wynn Las Vegas; catch Laidback Luke at Haze at ARIA; witness Tinie Tempah performing at The Bank inside Bellagio, rock out with Good Charlotte & The Situation at Chateau Nightclub and Gardens inside Paris Las Vegas; DJ Pauly D spins at the Hard Rock's Vanity; Dirty South spins at TAO; or party at the Palms with T-Pain at Rain or Clinton Sparks at Moon.
On New Year's Eve, the stars come out all to ring in 2012! Keep up with the Kardashians -- Kim will be at TAO, Rob at Tryst and Kourtney and Scott Disick will host at Chateau Nightclub and Gardens -- or celebrate with "Peepshow" star Holly Madison at Gallery inside Planet Hollywood.
The biggest names in music are hosting and performing, too, including: Black Eyed Peas members Will.I.Am at Surrender and Fergie at the opening of 1OAK; Chris Brown at Pure inside Caesars Palace; B.O.B. at Luxor's LAX; Bruno Mars at The Bank, John Legend follows his show at Pearl Theater with an after party at Moon and Iyaz at Revolution Lounge inside The Mirage.
LMFAO brings some party rock to Haze; Kaskade spins at Marquee at the Cosmopolitan; Steve Angello is on the turntables at XS; Robbie Rivera is at Vanity; Samantha Ronson is at LAVO at The Palazzo and Paul Oakenfold rings in the new year at Rain.
Other parties include the Cirque du Soleil NYE at Gold Lounge inside ARIA; The NYE Spectacular Spectacular at the Palms' Playboy Club and Foundation Room NYE Gala at Mandalay Bay and Rhumbash at Rhumbar at The Mirage.
There's even more revelry at America's Party Las Vegas 2012 with fireworks launched from the rooftops of hotels up and down the Strip!
Las Vegas has always been prominent on the small screen - but nothing beats the real thing, so plan your next trip to see TV stars in person!
If you're a fan or reality TV, take a ride by the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop on Las Vegas Boulevard in Downtown Las Vegas, and you'll see the location of the hit show, "Pawn Stars." Just look for the line of people waiting to get in - this place is popular!
Do you watch TV game shows? Well, in Vegas, you can be the star! Check out stage productions of "Name That Tune Live!" at Imperial Palace, an up-to-date and fast-paced version of the iconic program. Or come on down to Bally's Las Vegas, where you could be the next contestant on "The Price Is Right."
Celebrity stars from television are all over Las Vegas, too, including ‘70s variety show icons Donny & Marie, headlining at Flamingo Las Vegas; "Holly's World" star Holly Madison starring in Peepshow at Planet Hollywood; "Mindfreak" star Criss Angel starring in Criss Angel: BELIEVE at Luxor and former "America's Got Talent" winner Terry Fator at The Mirage. Oh, and if you're lucky, get a hot ticket to Penn & Teller at the Rio Hotel, stars of the hit Discovery show "Penn & Teller Tell a Lie."
Dial in to a Vegas getaway and see stars from TV up close and in person!
You only get one shot at 11-11-11, so make the most of it and celebrate all weekend in Vegas, where you can see celebrities, music and experience legendary nightlife you won't find anywhere else!
Kick things off tonight with the Red Bull 3Style national finals at Rain inside the Palms! Eleven finalists compete, and with special guests DJ Vice and Talib Kweli will perform as well. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 10. The event is free but you'll need to get on the list here -- and get there early, because once Rain is at capacity, others will be turned away.
Then, get ready for a memorable 11-11-11 on Friday night, starting with Lil Jon at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, with opening act DJ Innovate. In August, Innovate won the Vegas Spin-Off with his outstanding live performance in the finals at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan.
You can also grab an hour of open bar from 6-7 p.m. as Coyote Ugly inside New York-New York celebrates its 10-year anniversary. Vinny Guadagnino of "Jersey Shore" hosts at Chateau inside Paris Las Vegas, New Boyz performs live at LAX inside Luxor, EDX is at Marquee, Martin Solveig is at TAO inside The Venetian, Kasanova meets Playboy at Palms' Playboy Club, Mischa Daniels and Sarah Main spin at Haze at ARIA, AN21 and Max Vangeli perform at XS inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas and you can kick off Fight Weekend with DJ E-Man at Bellagio's The Bank.
On Saturday afternoon, DJ Pauly D spins at Ghostbar Dayclub at the Palms. The fist-pumping continues Saturday night with "Jersey Shore" star Snooki celebrating her birthday at LAX, Nelly blowing out the candles at TAO, Maria Menounos hosting at Gallery Nightclub at Planet Hollywood, Kevin Jonas at Chateau, the Esquire Sexiest Woman Alive Issue release party hosted by Olga Fonda at The Bank, Felix da Housecat spinning at Rain, DJ E-Rock's birthday celebration during the Fight Night event at Haze and R3HAB at Surrender.
Close out your weekend on Sunday at Ghostbar with Kevin Brown and Brandon Kent providing the beats. Make 11-11-11 a memorable number with an amazing weekend of nightlife in Vegas!
You're about to take the plunge into marriage. You've got one last chance to enjoy your bachelorhood. Is there any place you'd rather be than Las Vegas?
No destination on earth does bachelor parties like Vegas. Get your group together and plan to say goodbye to the single life with a soiree you'll never forget.
Start with an afternoon enjoying some sports and great food at Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo. Scarf down some of Emeril Lagasse's signature cuisine and check out every game on more than 100 HD TVs with luxury boxes, plush stadium-style seating, billiard tables, and an outdoor patio just steps from the Strip.
Then it's time for a show, and you've got plenty to choose from, including the Crazy Girls topless revue at the Riviera, the new Raack N Roll at Hooters, X Burlesque at Flamingo Las Vegas or the girls of Fantasy at the Luxor.
After a show, it's time to experience Vegas' sizzling nightlife! Check out Gallery at Planet Hollywood, Vanity at the Hard Rock Hotel, Marquee at the Cosmopolitan or the new Ghostbar Dayclub at the Palms for a Vegas club experience that is befitting any bachelor event!
Vegas Howl-O-Weekend is upon us, and have no fear -- Las Vegas is filled with frightfully funny events all weekend long.
Kick things off Wednesday at Savile Row inside Luxor with "I Hear Dead People 2" or head over to Ghostbar at the Palms where Grizzly hosts and performs at the Dubstep Dead Celeb Halloween party, each offering prizes for best costumes. At Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, there's a cash prize for sexiest costume and Nervo kicks off Halloween week with a live performance.
Thursday, "TAOlloween" at TAO at The Venetian includes an hour of open bar from 10:30-11:30 for anyone in costume and Tryst at Wynn Las Vegas features an industry costume party hosted by Manufactured Superstars.
Things kick into high gear on Friday as we officially begin Howl-O-Weekend in Las Vegas -- A Weekend That Will Raise the Dead! Four days of special concerts, parties, and more of the nightlife that only Vegas can deliver. See LasVegas.com/Halloween for more.
Friday night, "90210" star Annalynne McCord hosts at Pure at Caesars Palace and J-Woww of "Jersey Shore" hosts at Chateau at Paris Las Vegas. You can also get your hairspray and spandex ready for the '80s Costume Contest at Gold Lounge inside ARIA Resort. Afrojack spins at Surrender, Yolanda Be Cool performs a DJ set at The Bank inside Bellagio, Dash Berlin is on the 1s and 2s at TAO, Baio DJs at Savile Row's Deadly Disco and Tryst is the place for DJ Spider's "Spiderween 2".
Saturday night, the Palms is host to "Night of the Killer Costumes 5" featuring a total of more than $100,000 in cash and prizes from its club costume parties at Moon, Ghostbar, Rain with DJ Pauly D and Playboy Club, where the party will include a Playmate Takeover. Heidi Klum hosts her annual Halloween party at TAO, Bridget Marquardt hosts "A Very Sexy Halloween" at Gallery Nightclub at Planet Hollywood, Ice T & Coco host the "Player's Ball" at LAX inside Luxor, Marilyn Manson hosts at The Bank, you can party with Scott Disick at Chateau and "Jersey Shore" star Snooki hosts at Pure.
Flo Rida takes the stage live at Haze inside ARIA Resort on Saturday night, Dada Life spins at Surrender, Gold Lounge's festivities feature a masquerade ball and Tryst will hold its annual Halloween bash as well.
Bushwacker. Bones. I'm a Gangster. Code Blue.
Those probably sound like the names of prime time TV dramas to some people, but to PBR fans, there is no mistaking what they refer to -- some of the sport's biggest, baddest stars -- the bulls.
The 2011 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals features the top bull riders in the world competing for more than $1 million in the ultimate man-vs.-beast showdown. This year's signature event takes place at Thomas & Mack Center Oct. 26-30.
While you're in Vegas, be sure to swing by the PBR Rock Bar & Grill at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. It's a great place to grab a bite and enjoy spectacular views of CityCenter, Bellagio and the Las Vegas Strip.
So saddle up and make your plans now to catch the PBR's season finale in Vegas!
Stars from TV dramas, reality shows and house music descend on Las Vegas for another fun-filled weekend of nightlife that only Vegas can deliver.
Enter Holly's world on Friday night as Peepshow star Holly Madison hosts the party at Gallery Nightclub inside Planet Hollywood. You can also dance with a star as Rob Kardashian hosts at The Bank inside Bellagio, or attend the Shaun White Supply Co. kickoff party at TAO Nightclub at The Venetian.
Creayshawn performs her hit song, "Gucci Gucci," at Moon inside the Palms, and there are plenty of top DJs in town Friday night, including Dirty South at The Cosmopolitan's Marquee, Sidney Samson tearing down the house at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, DJ Pauly D at Rain at the Palms and Sultan & Ned Shepard featuring Nadia Ali spinning at Haze Nightclub at ARIA.
Saturday night, The Situation will be fist-pumping at Gallery and Lil Jon will be causing some turbulence when he spins at Tryst inside Wynn Las Vegas. DMC of Run DMC hosts at LAX inside Luxor, Kaskade spins at Marquee, Sebastian Ingrosso performs at XS at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Pharrell Williams is at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas and DJ R3hab is at Surrender.
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It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and TAO Beach is hosting a benefit event on Saturday for the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation of Southern Nevada. The "Save 2nd Base" party includes open bar from 1-2 p.m. for anyone in a pink bathing suit.
There's also fun by the pool to start the weekend off on Friday as the Miss Tropic beauty contestants host at The Mirage's Bare pool. The celebrity scene picks up Friday night as Angela Simmons hosts at Tryst inside Wynn Las Vegas and Ice Cube will bring the party to Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas. For more great Vegas nightlife, check out London Calling at The Bank inside Bellagio, DJ88 at Vanguard Lounge downtown on Fremont Street, EC Twins at TAO Nightclub at The Venetian, Dave Fogg & Dainjazone at Rain at the Palms, Dada Life at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Congorock at ARIA's Haze and Soxxi at the Artisan Hotel.
On Saturday, along with the "Save 2nd Base" benefit at TAO Beach, Armin Van Buuren spins at Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan. When dark falls, the Smashing Pumpkins perform at the Cosmopolitan, and there are more celebrity-hosted events, including Mario Lopez holding his birthday celebration at Gallery Nightclub at Planet Hollywood, LL Cool J at Chateau and Bryam Greenberg & Victor Rasuk hosting at Pure inside Caesars Palace.
You can also live it up at The Tropic Beauty Model Search at The Bank, Paul Oakenfold at Rain, Van Buuren inside TAO Nightclub, DJ Scooter doing a special guest DJ set at Haze, A-Trak at Surrender, Erick Morillo at Marquee and Chingy live at LAX inside Luxor.
It's another star-packed weekend in Vegas!
You're ready for the ultimate commitment, but before you walk the aisle, there's one more thing you should vow to do -- enjoy a weekend of rowdy bachelorette fun in Vegas!
Get your group together and start your weekend with a little shopping -- or even a lot of shopping, because at the Fashion Show mall on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip, you'll have nearly 2 million square feet filled with more than 250 specialty shops to peruse to your heart's content.
Then, it's time to give yourself the pampering you deserve with a soothing and rejuvenating spa treatment at Canyon Ranch SpaClub inside The Venetian. Immerse yourself in 134,000 square feet of gracious, tranquil gathering places; a health and wellness center; massage, skin care and body treatment rooms; a three-story rock-climbing wall; Bridal and Barber Suites; and AquavanaTM, the most complete European-style thermal treatment suite.
Then, it's time to fuel up for an amazing night out. Head to the Cosmopolitan and enjoy some tapas and other tantalizing cuisine at Jaleo, where culinary mastermind Chef Jose Andres has brought the authentic flavor of Spain to Las Vegas!
Of course, you can't have a bachelorette party without some sizzling nightlife, and no place can match the club atmosphere of Las Vegas! Be sure to check out Ghostbar, the sultry and sophisticated indoor-outdoor lounge and sky deck on the 55th floor setting of the Palms.
Step up your bachelorette party with some interactive fun, where pole dancing is not just spectator sport -- come unleash your inner bombshell with Stripper 101 at Planet Hollywood. Master new moves in an erotic, sexy class.
Make the most of your bachelorette party with a Las Vegas weekend you'll never forget!
If you're a fan of the show "90210," you've got a chance to see two of its stars this weekend hosting Vegas nightclub events!
All weekend long, you can check out ink like you've never seen before at The Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth, presented by Mario Barth, through Oct. 2 at The Mirage. It's a weekend event complete with live tattooing, more than 50 seminars and workshops, tattoo contests, piercing and body modification, celebrity guests, prizes, after parties and more!
If you love the Vegas pool scene, kick your weekend off by the Palms Pool as Three 6 Mafia spins for their Ditch Fridays event. Then head over to Town Square Las Vegas for the Craft Beer Tasting, featuring complimentary samplings of different brews every hour from 6-10 p.m.
Then, it's on to some nightlife! Choose from The Vegas Seven Fall Fashion issue release party at The Bank inside Bellagio, Dirty South Starphazing at Marquee at the Cosmopolitan! Aoki's House with Sidney Samson at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Mike Ponson performing live at Pure at Caesars Palace, DJ Jazzy Jeff at Rain inside the Palms, Samantha Ronson at Planet Hollywood's Gallery Nightclub and Nicky Romero at Aria's Haze!!
On Saturday, two vixens from "90210" will host events -- Annalynne McCord is at Pure and Jessica Lowndes is at Gallery. If you're a fan of "True Blood," join Brit Morgan as she celebrates her birthday at Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas. DJ/Playmate Alie Layus is spinning at Playboy Club in the Palms, Fare Soldi is at Savile Row at Luxor, Glenn Morrison and EC Twins are at Marquee and Lange is at Rain. Get the day started with the Shannon Twins at Bare Pool at The Mirage.
Stars, great music and more. It's another stellar weekend in Vegas!