Nightlife in Las Vegas

If there was ever a capital for nightlife, it would be Las Vegas. There are bars, lounges, casinos, shows, stripclubs, events and nightclubs to enjoy all night long. Vegas is definitely a playground for adults.

The famous Vegas strip has the world’s best nightclubs, with enough nightlife to last a lifetime. Whoever you go with you are going to have an incredible time.

Whatever the day or night Las Vegas has many parties. At night, you can party at world class nightclubs and in the day you can head to a day club to party at the famous Las Vegas pool parties.

Most of nightclubs also operate as a day club. Nightclubs operate all year round and throughout the week.

For great nightlife, Las Vegas is a destination you can visit all year around. However, if you want to go to a day club for a pool party then you want to go between March and October.

Most of the pool parties won’t be open outside of these months. Every week there is something going on. Las Vegas is very busy but it’s an incredible atmosphere to experience.

When going to the nightclubs it is important that you oblige the dress code otherwise you won’t be getting in. Dress code can vary from nightclub to nightclub however the general rule is that men should wear collared shirt, dress shoes, jacket (optional).

Jeans are good however don’t wear ripped baggy ones. Whilst the ladies’ dress code is to wear cocktail dresses or anything similar.

The Vegas Strip is world famous for a reason. There is everything you can imagine on this long strip. The strip road is called Las Vegas Boulevard and has 5 star hotels, the hottest nightclubs, lounges, casinos and much more. You name it, it’s there! If you’re looking for a great night, then the Las Vegas strip is where it’s all at.

When picking the place to stay, we recommend staying in a hotel that is close or on the strip. This makes is easier for you to get to the incredible nightlife scene.

The hotels in Vegas are beautiful and very big. Many of the big named hotels have the best nightclubs, bars and lounges.

There are other nightlife areas as well as the strip, including Off the Strip and Fremont Street (Downtown).

These places have hotels, bars, casinos, lounges, nightclubs and more. To attract people off the strip, these two areas offer cheaper prices.

One way to experience the nightlife in Vegas is go on one of the many party crawls. There are plenty of crawls to choose from all of them offering different packages.

The great thing about going on a crawl is you get to meet new people and you get to jump the queues to the nightclubs.

On most of the crawls, you will get to go on a party bus. The bus will drive you to the different nightclubs you visit.

The nightlife here doesn’t just stop at nightclubs. There are plenty of incredible shows and events to attend. The shows at Vegas include production shows, Cirque du Soleil shows, comedy shows, musicals, concerts, magic shows and more!


Nightclubs in Vegas are some of the best on the planet. They have the very best artists, DJs and parties. There are plenty of nightclubs to choose from. You may even have a nightclub at your hotel! Here are the great nightclubs las Vegas has to offer.

XS Nightclub @ Encore

XS is one of the best places to party in the world and has many awards to prove it. When in XS expect to see a lot of gold. You will also see an outdoor swimming pool. The DJs that play here are David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Skrillex.

Hakkasan @ MGM Grand

This has one of the best sound systems around and with the likes of Tiesto playing on the decks, you are sure to have an incredible night. To really experience the nightlife in Vegas, you have to visit Hakkasan.

Omnia @ Caesars Palace

Omnia is another world class nightclub. Having Calvin Harris as the DJ makes it a very special place to party. The club has a fantastic dance floor to keep you partying all night. This place has a rooftop garden with incredible views of the Vegas strip.

The clubs above are fantastic places however there are loads more clubs to enjoy a good night. Clubs include:

  • Marquee @ The Cosmopolitan
  • Light @ Mandalay Bay
  • Surrender @ Encore
  • Tao @ Venetian
  • Hyde Bellagio @ Bellagio
  • LAX @ Luxor
  • 1Oak @ Mirage
  • The Bank @ Bellagio
  • Drai’s Nightclub @ The Cromwell
  • Chateau @ Paris

Pool Clubs and Pool Parties

When you are in Vegas you have to go to a pool party because they are incredible. The best pool parties have the best DJs such as David Guetta. Here are the great pool parties:

Encore Beach Club @ Encore

Encore Beach Club is one of the best dayclubs around. What makes this place so great is that top DJs such as David Guetta play here. There are 3 great pools and plenty of places to chill out.

Wet Republic @ MGM Grand

Another incredible day club to party is Wet Republic. If you are going to one pool party whilst in Vegas it probably has to be this place. In the DJ booth you might see the likes of Testio, Calvin Harris and Armin Van Buren.

The above pool parties are fantastic places to party at. Here are a few more:

  • Marquee @ Cosmopolitan
  • Rehab @ Hard Rock
  • Ditch Fridays @ Palm
  • Tao Beach @ Venetian
  • Daylight @ Mandalay
  • Surrender @ Encore
  • Drai’s @ Cromwell
  • Liquid @ Aria
  • Bare @ Mirage

Just like the nightclubs there is a dress code. To get to the pool you will probably have to go through the hotel and casino. With this in mind, you will need to wrap up but once at the pool party you can take it off.

Dress code for men is to wear board shorts / swim shorts, a smart t-shirt and sandals / flip flops. Sports clothes and sports shoes are generally not allowed. Ladies can wear swimsuit with a wrap or sundress and sandals / flip flops.

Night Pool Parties

We have listed day pool parties but there are also pool parties under the stars! These night pool parties are magnificent.

The dress code at night pool parties is the same as the dayclub pool parties. Some great night pool parties to consider are:

  • Nightswim @ XS
  • Encore Beach Club @ Encore
  • Eclipse @ Daylight Beach Club @ Mandalay Bay
  • Yacht Club @ Drais Beach Club

Things To Do

When in Vegas it would be rude not to have a gamble at the magnificent casinos. The casinos here are open 24 hours so don’t worry about opening hours. In the day there are loads of things to do and experience in Sin City.

Things to do in Vegas are: play golf, go on a shooting range, go karting, go shopping, go on the Voodoo zip wire, indoor skydiving, go to the Mob Museum and much more. One thing that is a must is to visit the Grand Canyon.

Useful Information

Airport name: McCarran International Airport

Transfer time to Las Vegas strip: 10 minutes