Dancing Queen: The Haute 5 Dance Clubs in Las Vegas

When it comes to dance clubs in Las Vegas, you’ll have only one problem — choosing which one to dance the night away at. Fortunately, each has its own vibe, some with celebrity deejays and others with separate rooms that emote their own groove. But you can find the club that fits your needs here in Sin City.

A couple notes to make your experience the best it can be. Always get a table so you have a place to sit and you can get into the club faster. These joints always have a line, and you don’t want to shake your groove thing. Most nightclubs don’t have seating unless you buy bottle service, which can range from $300 and up at most hot spots. So find your favorite dance shoes and take a look at the Haute 5 dance clubs in Las Vegas.


It’s not about you, it’s all about you. Yes, this new nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel celebrates your favorite topic of conversation — you. Vanity has a way of making you feel very special indeed. Like almost all Vegas nightclubs, there are bathroom attendants, but they will even touch up your hair and makeup. A cyclone chandelier with 20,000 LED lights is the centerpiece to this mirrored-jewel box of a club. If that decadence isn’t enough for you, stop looking in the mirror and check out the pearl and hand-cut crystals fused with bronze and gold metallic surrounded by antique mirrors, rubbed brass and black chrome. When you order Champagne bottle service, it comes out on a mirrored tray so you can look at, what else, yourself.

Vanity at the Hard Rock Hotel, 702.693.5555, www.vanitylv.com

When you feel the need to get so close to the moon that you feel like you could touch it, head to Moon Nightclub at the Palms. Sitting on the top floor of the Palms’ Fantasy Tower, this surreal night spot has glass tiles that constantly change colors, curtains of glass beads and floor-to-ceiling videos. But the best feature is the massive retractable roof that opens up to provide a mind-blowing view of the stars.

Moon Nightclub at the Palms, 702.942.6832, n9negroup.com/#/moon/main

This nightclub at the Palms is a haven for resident deejays Paul Oakenfold and his weekly Saturday night production “Perfecto Vegas” and Z-Trip’s weekly Friday night “Z-Trip’s Revolution.” Sprawl out over the multiple levels taking up 25,000 square feet. Once a month, you can strap on roller skates and boogie to the Down and Derby dance party. When you’re ready to make it rain, sip on a Rainstorm, the club’s signature drink made with Le Tourment Vert Absinthe and Red Bull.

Rain at the Palms, 702.942.6832, www.rainatthepalms.com

This Asian-influenced nightclub at the Venetian is the one everyone tries to top when they come up with something bigger and better. Tao features bathtubs filled with rose petals and women and a giant Buddha bidding you well. When Jay-Z hosted a night, the place sold out and pulled in record numbers. While the Tao is massive, it has different areas each with its own music style and find your Zen.

Tao at the Venetian, 702.492.3960, www.taolasvegas.com

Jet is another nightclub with multiple scenes going on. The main room of this 15,000-square-foot club features mainstream music. The two side rooms play house music and less mainstream beats. And the crowds are pretty sexy here, too.

Jet at the Mirage, 702.492.3960, www.mirage.com/nightlife/jet.aspx