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In Las Vegas, the concert is often just the beginning.
There are a plethora of top DJs, producers and celebrities in town this weekend, too. On Friday night, double your pleasure when EC Twins provide the music at Marquee inside Cosmopolitan, or catch Diplo spinning at Rain inside the Palms for Clash Fridays.
Dragonette will be performing their hits at The Bank at Bellagio, or enjoy an outdoor concert with Steel Pulse at Red Rock Resort poolside at the Sandbar. You can also keep up with one of the Kardashians -- Khloe will be celebrating her birthday at Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas.
Do more celebrity spotting on Saturday as Heid Montag hosts a party at MGM Grand's ultrapool, Wet Republic, while Taylor Armstrong of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills celebrates her birthday at Liquid Pool Lounge at ARIA Resort.
Saturday night, pro skateboarder Bam Margera hosts a party at Gallery Nightclub inside Planet Hollywood featuring a performance by Chingy. The New Boyz are special guests at Revel Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel Rehab pool, Jeremih will be entertaining the crowd at Haze inside ARIA, Nas hosts the evening at Paris Las Vegas' Chateau, Cosmic Gate performs at Marquee at Cosmopolitan and you can even get some "ice, ice baby" when Vanilla Ice performs live at LAX inside Luxor.
There's no better was to seize the summer than with an extended holiday weekend of thrills in Las Vegas! Life is Short, Summer is Shorter. It will be over before you know it, so kick off your summer season on Memorial Day Weekend with a lineup of pool parties, nightclub events and entertainment that you won't find anywhere else on the globe.
Nothing says summer like a day out by the pool, and Las Vegas combines the most luxurious pools with the top DJs for unforgettable parties. Afrojack, Kaskade and Deadmau5 take over Encore Beach Club this weekend, LMFAO and Erick Morillo are spinning at the Venetian's Tao Beach, and Cathy and David Guetta are at Wet Republic at MGM Grand on Monday.
The nightclubs will be sizzling, too, with performances by Flo Rida at Haze inside ARIA, Macy Gray doing a DJ set at Blush Boutique Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas, and Nelly and 30 Seconds to Mars are at Chateau at Paris Las Vegas.
If you like to laugh, Las Vegas is the place this weekend. The legend himself, Bill Cosby brings his standup to Treasure Island, talk show star Chelsea Handler performs at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Daniel Tosh brings the laughs to Mandalay Bay, Ron White brings his blue-collar humor to The Mirage and comic/impression veteran Rich Little begins an engagement at the Riviera.
There are plenty of other great musical acts in town this weekend, too, including Barenaked Ladies at Red Rock Resort, the Go-Gos, The Script and My Chemical Romance at Mandalay Bay, and Nina Blackwood's Absolutely '80s summer long event kicks off at the Fremont Street Experience. And if you're an MMA fan, don't miss UFC 130 at MGM Grand!
Take advantage of great weather and unbeatable entertainment and kick off your summer in Vegas!
In this week's Vegas Minute, which you can also watch along with other fun Vegas videos on our official YouTube page, we dive into pool season with a look at Wet Republic, the ultrapool at MGM Grand. Then, we take in some magic with Penn & Teller at the Rio All-Suite Hotel, live La Vida Loca with Ricky Martin at Caesars Palace and grab a seat at the table for the food event of the year, Vegas Uncork'd. Plan your trip at http://www.LasVegas.com. Vegas Minute produced by http://www.vegas.com/
Beach clubs, concerts -- Vegas redefines the pool scene
From party cabanas to concerts to the world's best DJs, Las Vegas has redefined and reinvented the pool experience (again). And, since summer in Vegas starts and ends longer than the rest of the country, you've got that much longer to enjoy the most lavish pools you'll find anywhere.
The newest addition to the ultra-pool experience in Las Vegas is the Boulevard Pool at Cosmopolitan Resort. Overlooking the Strip, the multilevel, open-air environment provides unobstructed sightlines in all directions, upbeat music, intimately spaced lounge chairs and daybeds, and a vibrant social scene with live musical performances to movies playing on the marquee. For a quieter, more relaxing day, enjoy the Bamboo Pool -- it's a soothing canyon-like environment with spa services, yoga and Pilates sessions.
You'll be swimming in luxury at Wet Republic, a 53,000-square-foot ultra-pool at MGM Grand, which features the only two saltwater pools on the Strip. Celebrity DJs keep the beat going on a daily basis! Enjoy European-style sunbathing at Moorea Beach Club at Mandalay Bay and get rid of those pesky tan lines, or enjoy access to the private pavilion for guests 21 and older.
Encore Beach Club at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas opened for the season on April 16! This 60,000-square-foot paradise includes 26 cabanas outfitted with refrigerators and flat-screen televisions along with the exclusivity and opulence of eight bungalows, all with amazing views of Las Vegas. Guests at Encore or Wynn can also have the option of enjoy the sophisticated and alluring elegance of the hotel pools nestled deeper in the property far from the commotion of daylife' parties.
Other great pool parties can be found at TAO Beach, on the roof of TAO Nightclub at The Venetian, and at the Palms Pool & Bungalows. This year, the Palms Resort hosted MTV's Spring Break -- and even after the cameras leave, guests can still experience the latest and greatest Palms excitement! For a unique pool experience, try the Golden Nugget Downtown, where you can whisk down a three-story waterslide, straight through a 200,000-gallon shark tank!
It's not always about the daytime party though. Relax in a serene atmosphere by the lake at a hidden lagoon with white sand beaches. The brand-new Ravella at Lake Las Vegas features an outdoor whirlpool and private cabanas with spectacular views of the lake. Book a private patio spa treatment room for the ultimate in lakeside luxury! The GO pool at Flamingo Las Vegas has acres of hidden paths and lounge areas, where privacy and tranquility await.
It's a summer-long pool party like none you've ever seen before, so grab your hottest swimwear, get to Vegas before summer ends, and spend a day at one of Las Vegas' ultimate pools! Life is short, summer is shorter!
April showers bring May flowers; for most of the world that holds true, but in Las Vegas, April sunshine brings May pool parties and outdoor concerts! It's the start of another A-list summer season in Vegas and the ultra-pools are rolling out the red carpet for you!
Aside from the most spectacular pools in the world, Las Vegas hotels also know how to throw a rockin' afternoon party. The Palms Hotel hosts its annual Ditch Fridays Pool Party at their newly renovated pools. With 3 separate pools, 2 waterfalls, 27 cabanas, and lots of eye candy, Ditch Fridays is your excuse to start the weekend early. During most weekends, chart-topping artists perform live and the top DJ's in the country spin music's hottest hits to keep the action going from morning to sunset!
You won't need your passport to get to Wet Republic, but you do need your swimsuit. It's the perfect "daylife" experience at the MGM Grand Hotel, where the ultimate nightlife vibe merges seamlessly with poolside pampering and relaxation. The adults-only playground is a magnet for partygoers, the glitterati and celebrities from around the world. Dance under the sun to the beats of world-renowned DJs or retreat to your own private cabana.
For the 7th straight season, the Hard Rock Hotel unveils the popular Rehab Pool Party. Made even more famous by a reality TV show, the lagoons at the Hard Rock transform daily into a massive outdoor event. This once intimate poolside party has grown into a true destination weekend with revelers in the thousands. Get in line early for Rock Star Lemonades, world famous DJs, and the largest gathering of toned and tanned bodies on the planet.
Tao Beach is The Venetian Resort's best kept secret located behind TAO nightclub. At Sunset Sundays, the party takes on a higher level of outdoor fun with spectacular views of the Las Vegas Strip. Refreshing drinks from the cocktail bars, spectacular food from Riva, a Wolfgang Puck restaurant, and all kinds of music from renowned DJs makes pool parties at Tao Beach the ultimate highlife experience.
Beginning Memorial Day, check out Encore Beach Club, the newest ultra-pool at Encore Las Vegas. The outdoor pool features two-story cabanas, with pool and Strip views, and is attached to the new Surrender nightclub. With so many options, you need to begin early in your search for the ultimate vacation. You can search rates and availability directly on our website and book directly with your favorite hotel. See you at the pool!