Haute Event: Joe Jonas, Jessica Szohr, Krysten Ritter, Samantha Ronson and More Help Tao Beach Open for the Season

Joe Jonas at Tao Beach.

Tao Beach at the Venetian celebrated the start of the 2012 season on Saturday with DJ Samantha Ronson providing the soundtrack that kept pool goers partying all afternoon.

Joe Jonas hung out in the grand cabana overlooking the pool for a prime view of the party.

Jessica Szohr from “Gossip Girls” along with Krysten Ritter, star of the new hit “Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23,” and her boyfriend actor Brian Geraghty all celebrated the day in a cabana, enjoying cocktails and signature dishes from the Tao Beach menu.

Szohr paid a visit to Joe Jonas and hopped into the DJ booth to say hello to Samantha Ronson.

Chris Lighty, head of entertainment conglomerate Violator, celebrated his birthday at the pool season opening, with a beach ball cake and a performance by mariachis in recognition of Cinco de Mayo.

Also spotted taking in the scene was actor Josh Henderson.

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