Which Dayclubs and Pool Parties in Las Vegas play EDM / Electronic Music / House?
Electronic Dance Music has taken Vegas by storm. While there are actually fewer EDM pool parties than Hip Hop parties, the hottest dayclubs in Vegas all feature the top DJs in the world. If you’re looking for electronic / house music – you’ve come to the right city. Vegas is THE new EDM mecca. Period.
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Encore Beach Club at Wynn Encore
Some call Encore Beach Club the “happiest place on earth”. After a day there you’d be hard pressed to disagree. EBC’s 50,000 square foot space features lounges, couches, daybeds, cabanas, bungalows, lily pads, 3 pools, a gaming pavilion, a state of the art sound system, the EBC girls, champagne showers, and beautiful people as far as the eye can see.
EBC is also host to a special Thursday night pool party, known as Thursday Nightswim at Surrender. If you’re in Vegas on a Thursday we highly recommend you check out the nightswim at EBC At Night.
Resident DJs for 2020 include Chainsmokers, Kygo, Dillon Francis, Alesso, David Guetta, Diplo, RL Grime, and Gryffin.
Wet Republic at MGM Grand
A privileged playground for partygoers, glitterati, and celebrities, Wet Republic at MGM Grand combines the best elements of Vegas nightlife with supreme poolside amenities to create the ultimate daylife experience. The unrivaled hot spot delivers a variety of experiences for its guests, whether they want to chill over cocktails in the poolside lounge, relax in exclusive VIP bungalows, or bask in the party scene on the main pool deck or cabanas.
The 54,500-square-foot pool at the MGM Grand just underwent a $3.574 million remodel to 18,400 square feet of the space. Last year, the pool debuted an expanded DJ booth, an upgraded LED display, extended bar and new furniture. The latest renovations added six new VIP bungalows equipped with furnishings, TVs and misting fans all equipped with three private plunge pools. New restrooms and shower facilities as well as an extended shade area have also been added.
Resident DJs for 2020 include 3LAU, Tiesto, Steve Aoki, DVBBS, Martin Garrix, Nervo, Illenium, and Calvin Harris. We highly recommend checking out upcoming Events at Wet Republic before planning your Vegas trip.
Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan
A sprawling club complex in the heart of North America’s ultimate party city, Marquee is arguably one of the key architects of the Stateside dance music revolution. Split into Marquee Dayclub — a sun-blazed, opulent poolside space open daily during the Spring season — and Marquee Nightclub, with its three different areas (The Boom Box Room, Library and Main Room), it’s undoubtedly one of the most impressive venues in the US.
Its sound and light impress, too: boasting a Funktion One soundsystem with 32,000-watt subwoofers and a state-of-the-art audio-visual stage set-up designed by Steve Liberman, Marquee looks and sounds spectacular enough to wow the high rollers that have been known to visit the venue.
The dayclub features three-story Bungalow Lofts, complete with cabana, living quarters, grand Las Vegas pool cabanas with infinity pools and a party deck on top.
Resident DJs for Marquee Dayclub in 2020 include Alan Walker, Dash Berlin, Gorgon City, Deorro, Malaa, and Mustard. We definitely recommend checking out upcoming Events at Marquee Dayclub when planning your upcoming trip!
Drai’s Beach Club at The Cromwell
Positioned atop The Cromwell on the 11th floor, Drai’s Beach Club reigns over what is arguably the busiest intersection in Vegas. During the daytime it’s a beach pool party on steroids; in the evening it morphs into an upscale high-voltage nightclub. The dayclub embraces north-facing views including the Red Rock Mountains in the distance and the Bellagio fountains across the street.
A central pool is flanked by palm trees and a white edifice with pink curtains covering the 15 second-floor cabanas outfitted with HD TVs — but with all the hard bodies dancing to the tunes of a live DJ it’s doubtful anyone will be watching much television. The nightclub, a two-story indoor space facing the dayclub pool, is all shiny black semi-circular booths and a horseshoe DJ station surrounded by columns festooned with postage stamp-sized mirrors.
Drai’s will very often be playing top 40 / hip hop but it depends on the DJ. On occasion they will bring in EDM DJs – it really depends on the day. Definitely check the upcoming line up at Drai’s Beach Club before deciding to come to Drai’s, especially if you’re specifically looking for hip hop music!
JEMAA at the Nomad Pool
On weekends, The NoMad Pool transforms into JEMAA – The NoMad Pool Party. A seductive and energetic daytime experience, JEMAA features our renowned cocktail program, tableside service, and a roster of top-tier DJs and artists delivering nuanced music programming — including a tropical house vibe on Sundays.
The pool is a luxurious and tranquil escape from the neon and glitter of The Strip. This garden-like oasis, inspired by the Majorelle Gardens of Morocco, features casual fare, expertly-crafted cocktails, and a robust selection of wines.
Check out the upcoming events for JEMAA at the Nomad Pool to get on the free guest list!
Bonus: XS Nightswim at the Wynn
Are you a fan of nightclubs? What about pool parties? A few clubs in Las Vegas have combined the two to create the nightswim – the pool party at night.
The Sunday nightswim at XS is the undisputed king. Featuring balmy 80 degree nights, beautiful people, and the biggest DJs in the world, nightswims are a unique experience that are essential to any Vegas trip. XS does not host a day party so your only opportunity to get in the water at the King of Clubs is the Sunday XS nightswim.
XS nightswim on Sundays is THE best party in Vegas, hosting up to 5,000 people in a gorgeous venue. Party to the beats of DJs such as Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Alesso, Robin Schulz, Diplo, and more. If you’re in Vegas Sunday night you need to be at this party.
Las Vegas Pool Party FAQ
What time do Las Vegas pool parties typically open?
Dayclubs and pool parties typically open around 10:30-11 AM. If you want to avoid lines, we recommend arriving by 10-10:30. During busy weekends like Memorial Day Weekend, it might be smart to arrive even earlier.
What time does the headlining DJ usually come in in Las Vegas dayclubs?
The headlining DJ usually comes on anytime between 1-2 PM.
How long do DJs play in Las Vegas?
The headlining DJ usually plays a 1.5 – 2 hour set but can go longer depending on how the DJ feels.
What is the dress code like at Las Vegas dayclubs and pool parties?
Pool attire. Swimwear, flip flops, hats, etc are all ok. Jerseys and wifebeaters (undershirts) are not allowed. Hats are okay.
How can I get into Las Vegas dayclubs & pool parties for free?
All Las Vegas pool parties have a free girl’s guestlist, and most have a free even ratio guestlist – entry is free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party, even on big holiday weekends.