Party Like Carrie Bradshaw during Sex and the City 2 Shindigs across Vegas

Las Vegas is aflutter with the anticipated opening of Sex and the City 2 on the big screen on May 27, and that means parties worthy of Carrie Bradshaw and company complete with cocktails, divine settings and fashion, fashion, fashion.

You can catch a pre-party and private screening of the film on May 26 at the Palms. Start the night off with a poolside pre-party complete with complimentary cosmos, live entertainment, raffle prizes and more at 6 p.m. Then head inside to the theater for an 8:30 p.m. screening of the film. The night benefits After-School All-Stars Las Vegas and The Public Education Foundation.

Tickets start at $100 for the pre-party, complimentary cosmos and confectionaries, one raffle ticket, popcorn, drink and standard movie seating. For $150, you get all of the above plus VIP pink carpet photos with Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda drag queens, five raffle tickets, VIP movie seating and entrance into an after-party at Ghostbar. For tickets, visit or

Run over to the Rave Motion Pictures at Town Square in your stilettos at 11 p.m. May 26 for a fashion show from New York & Co. with models dressed as the characters from the show, then catch the midnight screening of the film. Afterward, celebrate with your best gal pals at Blue Martini, where the after-party starts New York style at 2 a.m.

Not enough SATC2 for you? You can do it again May 28 at 6 p.m. when New York & Co. puts on another fashion show, this time at Blue Martini at Town Square. Pamper yourself with mini manicures on the patio for $10 from 6 to 9 p.m. Turn in your Sex and the City 2 movie ticket stub from May 28 and get a gift bag full of goodies. And of course, there will be martinis. For more information, call 702.949.2583

If you still long for the original film, you can get a taste of it when actor and model Gilles Marini from Sex and the City: The Movie, ABC’s Brothers & Sisters and Dancing with the Stars kicks off the summer pool season at Azure at the Palazzo May 30. The delicious star who played Samantha Jones’ temptation in the first movie helps the pool launch Moët Ice Impérial, the world’s first and only champagne specially made to be served on ice. Get there in time for the blue carpet in the pool area at 1 p.m. For reservations, call 702.607.1218.