Where To Party In Las Vegas Over Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Long weekends are a sacred institution in Las Vegas, so it’s really no surprise that the city ranks as one of AAA‘s Top 5 travel destinations for the upcoming Memorial Day vacation. With raging pool parties, energized nightclubs and huge stars like Tiësto, Steve Aoki and DJ Kahled, this year’s holiday weekend will surely be one to remember (or forget).

Day Clubs & Pool Events

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Friday, May 25

Memorial Day early birds will catch Kygo (and maybe a glimpse of his new tattooed tribute to Avicii) at Encore Beach Club at 10:30 a.m. TroyBoi brings his pool party playlist to Drai’s Beach Club inside The Cromwell while Tritonal kicks things off at Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, both at 11 a.m. Splash and swim into the night, starting at 10:30 p.m., with Marshmello at Encore Beach Club.

Saturday, May 26

Whether you’re starting the day or extending the party from the day before, Saturday morning starts on a high note with electronic dance music powerhouse Alesso at Encore Beach Club (10:30 a.m.), Rae Sremmurd with A-Trak at Drais Beach Club (11 a.m.) and Dash Berlin at Marquee Dayclub (11 a.m.). Triple your nighttime fun with Major Lazer at Encore Beach Club (10:30 p.m.)

GVR pool partyPhoto Credit: Green Valley Ranch Resort

The Pond at Green Valley Ranch Resort celebrated the unofficial start of summer by throwing it back to the early 2000s and the ’90s during the “Throwback Pond Party” from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be a free braiding station, a DJ, games such as Connect 4 and Cornhole, and oversized pool toys. Daybed and cabana rentals are available.

Party guests who take the best #GVRThrowback photos will win tickets to Billy Gardell or Sinbad.

trey-songz-draisPhoto Credit: Jesse Sutherland/Tony Tran Photography

Sunday, May 27

It’s Sunday fun day, and the party is still just getting started when David Guetta pumps up the volume at Encore Beach Club (10:30 a.m.). Over at Drai’s, chart-topping artist Trey Songz performs with DJ Pauly D and French Montana brings his Moroccan hip-hop flair to Marquee Dayclub (11 a.m.).

Swedish duo Galantis teams up to close the night at Encore Beach Club (10:30 p.m.).

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Monday, May 28

DJ Franzen and Deux kick off Memorial Day at Drai’s Beach Club while Dutch DJ Sam Feldt unleashes his deep house sound at Marquee Dayclub (11 a.m.).

Memorial Day weekend comes to a close with the kick-off of the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas’ Dive-in Movies series. Watch Wonder Woman poolside at the Boulevard Pool while munching on poolside snacks and indulging in movie-themed drinks like the “Run Forrest! Run!” and the “Really, Really, Really, Ridiculously Good-looking.” Cabana rentals are available. Doors open at 7 p.m.


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Friday, May 25

Get your party started with the “Godfather of EDM” Tiësto with Dzeko and DJ Shift in the Ling Ling Club at Hakkasan Nightclub inside MGM Grand or Deorro at Marquee Nightclub at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. EDM-pop-duo The Chainsmokers heat things up at XS inside Wynn Las Vegas. All artists are slated for a 10:30 p.m. start.

Saturday, May 26

Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas presents the Passport Experience, a rooftop day party (4 p.m.) that continues into the night with DJ Whoo Kid, who will perform his set on the rooftop under the awning of the Eiffel Tower (10:30 p.m.). Meanwhile, at Hakkasan Nightclub, legendary artist Steve Aoki is joined by Two Friends and Justin Credible inside the Ling Ling Club (10:30 p.m.).

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Zedd mixes it up in OMNIA at Caesar’s Palace while clubbers at Wynn Las Vegas gets jacked when Grammy-winner Afrojack performs in Intrigue Nightclub (10:30 p.m.).

Sunday, May 27

Calvin Harris is joined by Generik and OB One in the Ling Ling Club at Hakkasan Nightclub while DJ Khaled hits up Marquee Nightclub (10:30 p.m.).