Pool Season Is Here! Here’s Where to Party
Las Vegas Strip splash spots are gearing up for another year of fun in the sun. Luckily for you, we’ve compiled all of the major day club opening dates and talent lineups, so you can make your party plans now. Hurry up and dig out your bathing suit, because some of these venues open this week!
Calvin Harris and Steve Aoki will rock the cabanas at the grand opening of this ‘Ultra Pool’ at MGM Grand on April 11-12. The Hakkasan Group property opens to the public March 13 and shares residents with nightlife destinations Hakkasan and Omnia, boasting a lineup filled with names like Showtek, Dada Life, Hardwell and Eva Shaw. Prices vary.
Encore Beach Club
The glamorous Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas reopens its doors on March 6. Grand opening activities go down April 3-5 with TJR on Friday, David Guetta on Saturday and Jermaine Dupri on Sunday. Other Wynn residents scheduled for daytime sets throughout March and April include Kaskade, RL Grime, Matthew Koma, Major Lazer and Zedd. The pool will also allow partiers to swim under the stars during the weekly Encore Beach Club at Night party beginning Thursday, April 30 with Martin Solveig. Prices vary.
The OG of Las Vegas daylife parties kicks off its three-weekend Spring Break celebration March 13. Dee Jay Silver and DJ Loczi spin, with live performances by 30h!3 on March 21 and Sammy Adams on March 28. Nestled between the towers at the Strip-adjacent Hard Rock Hotel, the pool often attracts celebrity guests and boasts a storied past as the setting for a number of reality TV shows and travel documentaries. $20 men, $10 women. Cabana and daybed prices vary.
The newest addition to the pool party scene soft opens at SLS Las Vegas March 13. Resident DJ Steve Angello has invited fans to “Fly Away” with him by entering to win a two-night, all expenses paid vacay for two to party during the grand opening weekend April 24-26. Enter online if you’re feeling lucky, or just plan to show up during the big three-day blowout, also featuring residents Rebecca & Fiona and Erick Morillo. $30 men, $20 women. Lily pads start at $771.
During the wintertime, the Marquee pool scene stays alive and well with a state-of-the-art dome encapsulating the entire pool deck from the bungalows to the staircase. Now that it’s heating up outside, the dome will open up to the Vegas sunshine starting March 6 with Lema; Porter Robinson headlines the official opening party March 15. Check out sets from artists like Julian Jordan and Ashley Wallbridge throughout the rest of the month. $20 men, $10 women. Daybeds start at $1,500.
Palms Pool & Dayclub
The pool at the iconic Palms Casino Resort will reopen March 13 for loungers and casual swimmers. The real party starts on May 1 when the “Ditch Fridays” event series returns and a new program called “Cabanas for a Cause” starts up to help give back to nonprofit organizations in the Las Vegas community. On select Mondays until August 31, the Palms will waive food and beverage minimums when you make a $100 donation to a local charity. Bottle minimums begin at $100 for “lily pads,” rising to $250 after May 1.
Drai’s Beach Club
The rooftop pool at The Cromwell reopens March 6, with the popular nighttime “Yacht Club” swim parties also making a comeback this summer. The club’s breathtaking views of the Strip make it a perfect place to party, especially when residents scheduled during March include Borgeous, 3LAU and Helena. A live concert lineup is also set to be announced in coming weeks, and with past nightclub performers including The Weeknd, Iggy Azalea and J. Cole, we’ve got high hopes. $30 men, $20 women, bottle minimums vary.
Opening April 17, Daylight shares residents with its nighttime neighbor, Light Nightclub, including Alesso, Disclosure and Sebastian Ingrosso of the late, great Swedish House Mafia. The dayclub boasts a massive, 4,400-square-foot pool and 1,500-square-foot stage, so there’s plenty of room for you and all your sun-worshipping friends. Prices vary.
The luxury pool at Aria offers an upscale, more intimate environment shrouded by palm trees. DJ Kid Conrad kicks off the season March 13, followed by DJ Spider March 14. Prices vary.
Get your sexy on at Bare Pool Lounge at the Mirage, offering European-style (read: topless) sunbathing in a social, fun environment. The club opens on March 12 with DJ Sincere, and with VIP accommodations, dipping pools and specialty cocktails, the vibe is right for the whole summer. Prices vary.
Tao Beach Club
Newly signed Tao residents Brody Jenner and William Lifestyle will set the vibe at Tao Beach Club at the Venetian, the long-running dayclub adjacent to Tao Nightclub. $20 men, $10 women. Daybeds start at $1,000.