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Top 10 Best Pool Parties & Dayclubs in Las Vegas in 2020

As summer approaches, it can be quite the challenge to find that epic party that’ll give you memories to last a lifetime. In all your wisdom and party expertise, you find yourself selecting Vegas as your next party destination (good call). You’ve done most of the work, crushing that low carb diet for months, hitting the gym and now you’re finally ready to show off the washboard abs and rage in the sun. Time to find that epic Las Vegas Pool party.

There’s just one problem – this is your first Vegas trip and you’re not sure which pool party to go to. Maybe it’s not your first Vegas trip but you might be asking which DJs are at which Las Vegas pool parties? Which pool parties play hip hop? Which pool parties feature EDM music? What are the hottest dayclubs and pool parties in Vegas? Which pool parties have a free guestlist?

Don’t worry, we’ve got all the info and more to help you choose the best party to cater to whatever your needs may be. First, check out the top 10 pool parties & dayclubs in Las Vegas video and article below. Then, download the FREE Discotech App, which allows you to see who’s spinning / performing and where, table pricing, booking tables, buying tickets, and signing up for FREE guest list with a few taps on your phone. 


Encore Beach Club at Wynn Encore (EDM)

Crowded Pool Party called Encore Beach Club  in Las Vegas

Some of the experienced Vegas Pool Party goers call Encore Beach Club the “happiest place on earth”. After a day at EBC, it’d be hard to disagree with them. Encore Beach Club’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.

The layout of EBC is truly what separates this pool party from the others. The pool is always clean, the EDM music is great, the dance floor is easily accessible and food is served which is always a bonus. The crowd is usually young and upbeat so partying is elevated to another level of fun and enjoyment.But that’s not all. During the summer, Encore Beach Club turns into EBC at Night, which features night swims. That means you can wear a swimsuit, get into the pool and party with your favorite DJ under the stars!

Drai’s Beach Club at Cromwell (Hip Hop)

A Busy Pool Party at Drais Beach Club at the Cromwell Las Vegas

Found on the 11th floor of The Cromwell, 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 features an unblocked rooftop which displays an unrivaled view of the Red Rock Mountains in the distance and the Bellagio fountains which is located across the street.

The central pool is surrounded by palm trees while pink curtains cover the second-floor cabanas outfitted with HD TVs — but with all the beautiful people dancing to the tunes of a live DJ, it’s doubtful anyone will be watching much television. The nightclub is a two-story indoor space facing the dayclub pool and includes shiny black, semi-circular booths and a horseshoe DJ station surrounded by columns decorated with tons of postage stamp-sized mirrors.

Drai’s will very often be playing top 40 / hip hop but it always depends on the DJ. On occasion they will bring in EDM DJs such as Quintino or Sidney Samson; on these days you’ll get a mix of hip hop and EDM.

Pro-tip: Hotel guests at the Cromwell get free access to the dayclub.

Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan (EDM)

View of the Massive Pool Party Marquee Dayclub at 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 during the Summer 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.

Credit for this claim goes to Marquee’s sound and light systems. Marquee has a Funktion One sound system with 32,000-watt subwoofers and a state-of-the-art audio-visual stage set-up designed by Steve Liberman. The venue looks and sounds spectacular enough to wow the high rollers that have been known to frequent the venue.

The dayclub features three-story Bungalow Lofts, complete with cabanas, living quarters, grand Las Vegas pool cabanas with infinity pools and a party deck on top. This place gets wild.

Wet Republic at MGM Grand (EDM)

DJ Tiesto Performing at Wet Republic Pool Party in Las Vegas

A privileged playground for partygoers and celebrities, Wet Republic at MGM Grand combines the best elements of Vegas nightlife with supreme poolside amenities to create the ultimate pool party experience. The unrivaled hot spot delivers a variety of experiences for its guests, whether they want to relax over cocktails in the poolside lounge, reside in exclusive VIP bungalows, or bask under the sun 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 and artists include Tiesto, Zedd, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Tyga, Afrojack, and many more.

JEMAA at the Nomad Pool (Open Format)

Cabanas and Lounge Chairs at JEMAA Las Vegas

On weekends, The NoMad Pool transforms into JEMAA – The NoMad Pool Party. A seductive and energetic daytime experience, JEMAA features a renowned cocktail program, table side service, and a roster of top-tier DJs and artists delivering themed music performances — including a tropical house vibe on Sundays.

The gorgeous and spacious pool is at the center of it all, surrounded by daybeds, cabanas, and bungalows. Guests will also find two bars as well as a covered area so you may escape the sun, setup perfectly for dining. Enjoy a star studded lineup of DJs all summer as the luxurious pool provides a tranquil escape from the neon, glitter, heat, and sweat that accompanies 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. Don’t forget to inquire about the cocktail fountain at JEMMA, known for their award winning food and elite cocktail list.

Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay (Hip Hop)

Busy Pool Party with DJ at Daylight Beach Club Las Vegas

Daylight Beach Club (DBC) made its debut Summer 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, and since then has gone on to become one of the hottest dayparties in Las Vegas. Daylight features 70 daybeds, 25 cabanas, 6 LED screens, a 5,000 sq foot pool. The venue is spacious which means the club offers tons of room to roam around and explore. Shoulder to shoulder clubbing can get old real quick.

Like Light nightclub at the Mandalay, Daylight initially started out playing primarily EDM, but with last year’s change in management, Daylight has shifted to a Hip Hop / top 40 vibe. Daylight is open during the summer Vegas pool season, which usually starts late March/early April and runs until Labor Day.

Pro-tip: We have a free guestlist for girls and even ratio parties that include drink tickets.

TAO Beach at Venetian (Hip Hop / Top 40)

Cabanas and Pool View at Intimate TAO Beach at Venetian Las Vegas

When the weather heats up, TAO Beach offers a sizzling hot daytime experience under the crystal blue Las Vegas sky. By day, guests can secure a reservation to lounge poolside in one of 12 luxury cabanas that features such amenities as air-conditioning, high definition plasma screen televisions with gaming consoles, WiFi and customized mini bars. Other amenities include sunglasses cleaning and a staff of masseuses. TAO Beach is not your typical dayparty experience. 

Asian-inspired daybeds are scattered throughout the 18,000-square-foot oasis which includes a 30-foot bar where guests can sip on TAO-tinis and TAO-jitos made with fresh exotic ingredients. An extensive appetizer and grill menu is also available.

The outdoor oasis serves as an extension of the famed nightclub every Thursday, Friday and Saturday during the season with cabanas and tables for VIP bottle service. As night falls, guests will find themselves in an open-air nightclub featuring two 14-foot fire columns, high-energy music from resident and international guest DJs and strategically-placed beds which are perfect for lounging with friends while taking in the action. 

TAO Beach always plays a mix of top 40 / hip hop / open format music. Bottle service here is fairly reasonably priced as far as dayclubs go.

Bare Pool at The Mirage (Hip Hop/ Top 40)

View of the Pool at Bare Pool Inside Mirage Las Vegas

Bare Pool is located at the Mirage. To find Bare Pool, one must trek down a winding path through a jungle oasis that feels like a secret hideaway. Upon arrival, you’ll find an intimate pool area where women are free to wander around topless if they choose. Bare offers a more relaxing, chill atmosphere without the wall-to-wall packed in feeling of some of the other clubs. You’ll find 14,000 square feet that includes two luxury dipping pools, a full service bar, six plasma screens, poolside daybeds, chaise lounge chairs and cabanas. As with many of the Vegas pool clubs, expect to find an endless number of beautiful people, scantily clad and looking to be seen.

The atmosphere at Bare Pool is a lot more chill and laid back than that of the other dayclubs / pools. If you’re looking for an out of control rager, you’ll want to skip Bare. If you’re looking for a place to lie down, chill, hang out with friends with some background music, Bare Pool is your spot!

Bonus: XS Nightswim at the Wynn (EDM)

Are you a fan of nightclubs? How 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 dry 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 nighswim. 

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 and artists such as The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Diplo, Alesso, Kygo, and Drake. If you’re in Vegas Sunday night, you need to be at this party.


Since the opening of Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel in 2003, the day-clubbing phenomenon has turned Las Vegas into a 24-hour party paradise.

Of all America’s major cities, only Phoenix and Arizona matches Las Vegas for sunshine. On average, 85% of the hours from dawn until dusk are showered in golden rays meaning it’s always pool weather here. Since the weather is phenomenal, the big hotels all compete to build better and more elaborate spaces for bathing and partying. Caesars’ recently revamped Garden of the Gods complex.

But, since this is Las Vegas, merely splashing around in water is not enough, no matter how cool the pool. In the past 10 years, the non-stop party vibe of Las Vegas has been cranked up a notch with the introduction of the day club. For the real money-no-object VIP experience, book a cabana.


Las Vegas Dayclub & 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. Almost all pool parties (with the exception of certain events at Encore Beach Club and Wet Republic) will have a free even ratio guest list.

What time do Las Vegas pool parties typically close?

Pool parties typically close around 6 PM. It may depend on how the party is going, but things typically wind down by 6:30 or 7 at the latest. Remember at most of these venues they need to clean up and set up so they may reopen at night

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? What should I wear to Las Vegas pool parties?

Pool attire. Swimwear, flip flops, hats, etc are all ok. Jerseys and wifebeaters (undershirts) are not allowed. Hats are okay.

Can I smoke cigarettes in Las Vegas pool parties?

Yes, you can smoke cigarettes in most Las Vegas pool parties.

Can I smoke weed at Las Vegas pool parties?

Even though weed was just legalized in Nevada, most casinos still ban marijuana from the premises. If you are caught with weed or weed paraphernalia at most clubs, they will deny you entry / kick you out. We wouldn’t recommend risking it. Many of the pool parties do a VERY thorough search.

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. You can sign up for the guestlist using our free mobile app.

How can I book bottle service for Las Vegas pool parties & dayclubs?

You can book table service using our free mobile app. Or, if you’re on desktop you can use our webapp.

How much is bottle service at Las Vegas pool parties?

Table minimums can get pretty expensive, but every pool party is different. The best way to find out is to use our app.

Where can I store my stuff at the pool parties?

Most of the dayclubs will have lockers for rent. They usually have free towels available as well.

Should I buy tickets to Las Vegas dayclubs/pool parties? 

We recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name DJs (Alesso, Kaskade, Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Calvin Harris etc). The ticket line is usually faster and shorter than the guestlist line.

Which Vegas pool parties play Hip Hop?

Check out our guide to the best hip hop pool parties in Las Vegas.

Which Vegas nightclubs play Electronic music (EDM)?

Check out our guide to the best EDM pool parties in Las Vegas.

Can you bring your own alcohol to Vegas pools?

No vegas pool parties allow you to BYOB. That’s how they make most of their money – selling alcohol to drunk partygoers!

Are there pool parties during the week in Vegas?

Many pools will be open during the week for you to lounge and get your tan on, but there are generally no “pool parties” with DJs headlining. Vegas pool parties are usually open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

What month do pool parties start in Vegas?

Vegas pool parties typically start up in March. Official start dates vary by season and weather – unofficial openings are usually mid march, with grand openings towards the end of March.

Are pool parties open in Vegas in October?

Pool parties are usually open to mid October but it really depends on the weather.

Are there pool parties in Vegas in November?

Pool parties are closed in November.

How much are pool parties in Vegas?

General admission ranges from 20-60+ depending on the DJ and venue. You can buy tickets in advance that usually let you get in a faster line. There are also guest lists that are usually free for even ratio parties before a certain time.

Kaos Nightclub & Dayclub CLOSED Indefinitely

Kaos Nightclub and Dayclub is officially closing, according to a report from the Las Vegas Review Journal.

On Tuesday, Red Rock reported a net loss of $26.8 million in the third quarter, down $51.9 million from the same period last year. In a statement, they said:

“This afternoon, Red Rock Resorts, Inc. announced the closing of KAOS dayclub and nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort, effective immediately. While Palms has experienced exceptional growth across both the gaming and non-gaming segments of the business, the expense side of the business has been challenging to date, due in large part to the entertainment and fixed cost structure associated with KAOS. Therefore, we have decided to take some time to reassess the programming and use of those venues going forward. In the interim, we intend to use the venues for private meeting space and special events, in addition to everyday resort pool operations.”

The nightclub opened with major residencies from acts like Skrillex and Marshmello earlier this year. It was reported that Marshmello, Skrillex, and many of the other residents exited the nightclub in September.

Best Pool Parties in Ibiza

Temperatures are rising in Ibiza! Wouldn’t it be great know the dopest spots on the party island to take a few dips in a cool, refreshing pool while being serenaded by some of the biggest DJs in the world? Don’t worry- we’ve created a list of the best pool parties in Ibiza to cool you off when things get hot. 

O Beach Ibiza

O Beach Ibiza, previously known as Ocean Beach, is the coolest place in San Antoni since it opened its doors in 2012. Located just at the sea front, its terrace is the perfect place to celebrate its unique and popular pool parties. 

Acrobatics, live performances and, of course, an incomparable atmosphere for you to relax and let yourself go. Forget about your everyday problems and do whatever you feel doing at every second, either dancing to the electronic music in the pool or drinking champagne laying in one of the VIP sun beds. 

Upcoming events at O Beach Ibiza

Nikki Beach Ibiza

A well-known global luxury brand, Nikki Beach’s new Ibiza home does not disappoint those expecting stylish, contemporary surroundings and understated, cool luxury. The furnishings are sumptuous: expect chic drapery, bohemian teepees and plush, white sunbeds. Perfect for lounging in style and comfort whilst sipping champagne or a delicious cocktail, serenaded by the cool beats of Nikki Beach Ibiza‘s resident DJs or signature live music on an electric violin and saxophone.

Nikki Beach parties are famously glamorous events. Dates such as the annual White Party, the Yacht Party and the World Famous Amazing Sunday Champagne Party are set to add a distinct touch of cosmopolitan elegance to the Ibiza summer scene. In a nutshell, Nikki Beach offers impeccable VIP service, lavish comfort and sumptuous dining with excellent entertainment. Oozing with celebrities, the jet-set and the global glitterati, a truly fabulous experience awaits you at Nikki Beach, Ibiza. 

Upcoming events at Nikki Beach Ibiza

Ushuaia Ibiza

Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel is the ultimate destination on the white island for lovers of plush rooms, pure luxury, gastronomic variety and excellence, the beach club of dreams, international events, top DJs and the #1 open air club in the world. Ibiza’s most renowned and exclusive venue, an ambience definitive of a summer in the Balearics in a modern setting, designed to be extraordinary from breakfast to your bed with once in a lifetime experiences in between. Ushuaïa Ibiza is the ideal choice for those who come to Ibiza for the best beach and pool parties. With live performances of the top DJs in the world, the most exclusive day and night ambience in a modern setting and designed with all kinds of comforts, luxuries and VIP services.

Upcoming events at Ushuaia Ibiza

Ibiza Rocks

Staying at the legendary Ibiza Rocks Hotel is an experience like no other. As well as the incredible events taking place every week poolside, the 368 rooms (available in a range of options), two sun-soaked swimming pools, plenty of Bali Beds and sun loungers, multiple bars and restaurants, a supermarket, Rocks merchandise shop and free WiFi throughout the hotel means we’ve got your summer well and truly covered. Plus with the expert guidance of our on site Host Team you can get the insider knowledge of what’s hot, where’s cool, the best beaches, bars, parties and clubs across the island, and all at the best prices. Located in the heart of San Antonio, Ibiza Rocks Hotel is just a short walk to the iconic Sunset Strip, bars and beach. If you want to explore the rest of Ibiza during the day or head up to any of Ibiza’s famous super clubs at night rest assured that we’ve got a dedicated taxi rank right outside the hotel entrance and a bus station just a few minutes away.

Upcoming events at Ibiza Rocks

Las Vegas Pool Party / Dayclub Opening Dates 2019

There’s nothing quite like getting your groove on at a Las Vegas dayclub on a hot summer day. Add in thousands of beautiful partygoers, world-renowned DJs providing the soundtrack, and bikini-clad cocktail hosts serving crafted drinks, and you’ve got a real Vegas pool party.

From March through October, dayclubs across the Las Vegas strip host afternoon pool parties, giving you the perfect opportunity to soak in some rays while dancing away all those extra drink and buffet calories.

Here’s a rundown of the major dayclubs / pool parties in Sin City and their respective opening dates for 2019 – we’ll keep this post updated as we get them – check back for updates!

Keep in mind that the “official” opening parties are oftentimes a few weeks after the open dates. Typically the “soft opening” dates are dependent on weather – if it’s not warm enough there’s a chance that the venue may not open.

Sin City Pool Crawl Promo Code

Sin City Pool Tour is one of the best pool / dayclub crawl operators in Las Vegas. Sin City Pool Crawl has been around for 7 years and have excellent reviews on Tripadvisor.

Use promo code DISCO to get $10 off your club crawl ticket purchase here. This discount code is only available on standard pool crawl days.

Sin City Pool Crawl Details:

Pool Party Tour Bus Package for One includes:

  • Pool tour
  • Expidited entry and admission included to three day clubs
  • Party bus transportation to the pools
  • Complimentary drinks on the party bus (rum and vodka drinks, bud lights, waters, tequila mango shots)
  • Tour hosts

Check in:

Friday- 11:30 a.m. at Bare Pool at the Mirage hotel

Saturday- 11:30am at Go Pool at the Flamingo hotel

Pools We Go To:

  • Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay
  • Bare Pool at the Mirage Hotel
  • Wet Republic at the MGM
  • All Pools/itineraries are subject to change due to capacity, weather or a special event.

Must have valid ID.

Any cancellations must be made 72 hours before your scheduled club crawl and will incur a $15 cancellation fee per ticket.

Nikki Beach Dubai Season Opening Party

Fans of Nikki Beach, listen up, the world-famous beach club brand is reopening its Dubai branch this weekend (Saturday September 1) after a summer break.

It may still be pretty toasty outside, but that won’t stop us donning our finest swimmers and getting ready to welcome the winter beach club season in.

On Saturday (September 1), Nikki Beach in Pearl Jumeira will be hosting La Vie en Rose – the first of the season’s Saturday brunch offerings.

Make a booking and you’ll be able to lounge by the awesome pool and on the beach – which has stunning views out to sea – all day long from 11am until 9pm. The brunch package itself is Dhs265 for soft drinks, Dhs395 for grape and hops, and Dhs465 for grape, hops and shorts.

And to really kick of the beach club season, the venue’s hosting a Deluxe Pool Party on Friday September 21. The massive party runs from 11am until 9pm, and promises to be a “Hawaiian-themed event like no other”. Beats will be provided by Nikki Beach’s resident DJs, while the pool will be packed with fun inflatables. There will also be Hawaiian dishes to nibble on, too. That calls for a new swimsuit, we’d say.

Meanwhile, ladies, gather your pals and head down to the swanky beach club on a Tuesday, where for Dhs130 you’ll get six drinks and a bed to sunbathe on all day. Get there early though, as it’s on a first come, first served basis.

And finally, if you fancy something a little more sedate, book in for the Nikki Beach Treat. Until the end of September you’ll get a two-hour signature treatment from Nikki Spa, a healthy lunch at Café Nikki and access to the pool and beach for just Dhs699.

We’ll see you at the beach.

Daily, 11am-9pm. Nikki Beach Dubai, Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6162).

Best Pool Parties in Dallas – Sisu / Secret Sundays / Stonleight Splash

This weekend ushers in a new era of poolside glamour downtown when Secret Sundays // Waterproof begins at the Statler Hotel, which opened officially in February after a long and much-awaited renovation.  Atop the 19-story Dallas landmark is a small pool crowned with a statue of Statler mascot Llinda Llee Llama where a helipad used to welcome the rich and famous.

Each Sunday DJs Luchianni and Blake Ward will align the afternoon with “Saint Tropez” vibes as described for about 100 people at a time on an RSVP-required, first-come, first-served basis. There’s a bottle service and cabana option, too. Those interested can get situated here.  Regular admission is free. The day runs from noon to 6 p.m.

That series was set to begin last week but rain intervened. It would have scooped The Stoneleigh, which starts a new series called Stoneleigh Splash! on Sunday in the same time slot. Tickets are $10, but include special events like swim-up movies, fashion and art shows, and concerts on the lawn. Partiers hoping for cabana reservations can make them here. 

To be seen is one of Sisu’s primary pleasures. All the things we seek out in dark clubs in the wee hours of the morning are here, stripped bare by the sunlight, and the communion of bacchanalian bliss is on full display. Bottles of vodka are ceremoniously carried out by women in skimpy bathing suits. A guy in a tank top floats on his back, wearing sunglasses that have the words “love” and “trap” on each lens. A crew rolls in led by a woman who looks like a Hong Kong pop star, with short cropped black hair and long, flowing pants. In their walk to a VIP cabana, they have somehow grabbed everyone’s attention. They look like they could be the heirs of a Shanghai bankster. And yet, they could be anybody. 

 

Previous to the resort property’s creation of the weekly poolside day club AQUA, A-list DJ talent was limited to Southside and Deep Ellum neighborhoods. Sisu’s opening will forever mark the era when these top tier DJs returned to Dallas’ Uptown/Downtown area. How was this accomplished by one venue? The answer is in the team consisting of resident DJ/Entertainment – Director Wade Randolph Hampton, and his promotional partnership with the Dallas arm of global concert powerhouse SFX and Disco Donnie Presents/Full Access. AQUA has played host to superstar DJs Paul Oakenfold, 12th Planet, Destructo, Cedric Gervais, Dev, Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, Hardkiss Family and Sliink. Continuing in the tradition of Sisu’s trademark ‘Malibu surf house’ design, the makeover will include a stylish interior ensemble within the 4,500 square foot Spanish home. The new design, created by Hampton, features dramatic changes to the dining room seating, lighting, and sound. Upstairs has transformed into a secluded skybox overlooking the main room, and is outfitted with both a billiards room and a private dining / bar area. Rounding out the second floor is private smoking balcony with a beautiful view of Sisu’s massive pool area. Book a cabana with bottle service for Sisu here. 

Las Vegas Recreational Marijuana Guide

Las Vegas marijuana laws: Answers to questions on recreational weed in Nevada

So, where can I buy marijuana in Las Vegas legally? What are the Las Vegas marijuana laws?

Nevada is one of eight states allowing recreational marijuana use for adults 21 and over. Starting Sunday, adults could buy up to 1 ounce of marijuana flower or up to one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana concentrates — like shatter, wax and carbon dioxide oil — per visit to legal dispensaries.

The problem? While recreational marijuana now is legal, dispensaries selling the plant to nonmedical marijuana buyers won’t open until June, at the very earliest.

The 2017 Nevada Legislature will determine much of recreational marijuana’s future. State Sen. Tick Segerblom, who helped establish medical marijuana facilities in the 2013 session, hopes to have guidelines for recreational facilities passed into law by June.

“Most people think it’ll be legal to purchase on Sunday, but unfortunately that’s not the case,” Segerblom said.

Readers have contacted the Sun with many questions about recreational marijuana. Here are some answers:

Can I go to other states to buy marijuana and bring it back to Nevada?

It’s illegal to cross into the Nevada state line from another state with marijuana you bought from that state, Segerblom said. But once you’re in Nevada, police can’t ask where you purchased the marijuana, nor would you likely be challenged by police, given you don’t have more than the legal amount in your possession.

Can I bring marijuana on an airplane?

Marijuana is still illegal under federal law, just like cocaine, heroine and methamphetamines. But the Transportation Security Administration is not actively searching airline passengers for marijuana because the plant is “not a threat to aviation security,” TSA spokesman Nico Melendez said. “At the end of the day, it has no impact on our operations. If we find it, we’ll let police know. But it’s not something we’re in the business of searching for and not something we’re actively searching for.”

Melendez said the TSA will alert local law enforcement if they find a passenger with marijuana in their possession as that person passes through security scanners. But legal quantities of the plant theoretically will pass through security undetected in both carry-on and checked baggage, he said.

How can I buy marijuana once the recreational dispensaries open?

It’s as simple as walking into a dispensary, choosing what you want, showing your ID and paying for it, just like buying alcohol at a liquor store. But as long as the plant is federally illegal, you’ll need to bring cash, as dispensaries don’t accept credit cards.

Where will the open dispensaries be located?

It depends on the size of the county. In Clark County, up to 80 recreational licenses — including for dispensaries, cultivation and production facilities — will be allowed for 18 months after permits are distributed by the state. Washoe County, with between 100,000 and 700,000 residents, will have up to 20 recreational marijuana facility licenses, while smaller counties with population less than 55,000 will be allowed up to two licenses.

Similar to Nevada’s medical marijuana program, individual counties also will have the right to vote against allowing recreational marijuana dispensaries. Twelve of Nevada’s 16 counties currently ban medical marijuana establishments. But that doesn’t stop residents of those counties from being legally allowed to use marijuana within the county. As long as a person is on their own private property or on rented property where its use is permitted by the owner, they can use marijuana anywhere in Nevada.

Who will own the dispensaries? Can I open one?

For the first 18 months after recreational dispensaries are allowed to open, only those currently with a medical marijuana license can own and operate them. After that, the general public will have their shot, similar to liquor stores.

Qualifications for members of the general public will be determined in the upcoming Legislature. But with little framework for such licenses outlined in Ballot Question 2, Segerblom and fellow State Sen. Patricia Farley said figuring out how to issue state certifications, and who will get them, is one of their biggest concerns.

“It’s going to be tough to figure out how to implement it because the wording was so vague,” Segerblom said.

The earliest someone not currently holding a medical marijuana license could open a store would be Jan. 1, 2019, if the state allows current medical marijuana facilities to start their recreational operations in June 2017. If that process is delayed until Jan. 1, 2018, state medical facilities won’t open until June 2019.

If I buy marijuana from a street dealer, can I still use it?

It’s illegal to sell marijuana anywhere other than a licensed marijuana dispensary and illegal to buy anywhere other than a licensed marijuana dispensary. But once it’s in your possession, police can’t track you to that dealer.

Can I buy from multiple dispensaries on the same day?

Yes, as long as you buy within the legal limit of 1 ounce per day. Nevada’s medical marijuana industry uses a registry that tracks patients’ purchases at the time of sale, making dispensary hopping possible, as long as a buyer’s marijuana flower purchases equate to under 1 ounce and concentrates equate to under one-eighth of an ounce.

Such a registry will be up for debate by the Legislature. But if Segerblom has his way, the state won’t have one. That essentially leaves the door open for buyers to jump undetected from dispensary to dispensary and buy more than the legal limit, if they so desire.

“The whole point of this is not to have your name in any database for the state to track,” he said. “We don’t want buyers of legal adult-use cannabis to be up for audit or investigation.”

Where can I go to smoke marijuana?

Users can ingest the plant only at their private residences. All public places — such as parks, campgrounds and national forests — will be off-limits, as will bars, coffee houses, casino-hotels and even the marijuana store where the product is purchased.

Segerblom said such a dynamic creates a problem for more than 45 million tourists who visit Las Vegas each year. With casinos and hotels saying no to marijuana, he hopes such laws will be lightly enforced. He said that while marijuana has always been illegal in popular tourist lodging venues, it hasn’t stopped tourists from using the drug in their hotel rooms, on the Strip and around the valley.

Can I smoke weed in the clubs or dayclubs/pool parties?

Weed is still banned from the Casinos and the club sand dayclubs are an extension of the Casinos. As of now, most clubs will deny you entry or kick you out if they find out with weed. Same goes for the dayclubs. This applies to vapes and

This may change in the future but for now, we recommend smoking up in your hotel room before heading out!

What if I’m renting from someone, or leasing an apartment?

If you don’t own the property you’re living on, you’ll need to check with your rental agency or landlord to make sure they approve of your marijuana use before lighting up.

Can I grow marijuana at home?

Not unless you’re living outside of a 25-mile range of the nearest marijuana dispensary, which for residents of the Las Vegas Valley essentially means no. In rural Nevada, where dispensaries are fewer and farther between, residents can grow up to six marijuana plants per person, or no more than 12 per household.

If I can’t smoke in a bar or casino, can I at least bring edibles?

It’s not technically legal. But, in practice, a person could consume edibles in a bathroom stall where nobody else could see them.

Can I drive after using a cannabis product?

It’s similar to alcohol in that police can pull you over if they suspect you’re impaired.

What’s the legal limit for driving, and how will authorities test me for marijuana?

By current law, a Nevada driver can’t have marijuana metabolites — active or inactive — present in their blood when tested. But if police have no reason to believe a marijuana user is too impaired to drive, they won’t go as far as arresting and taking someone in for a blood test. Unlike with alcohol, there’s no way to measure marijuana levels with a breathalyzer, so police will administer field sobriety tests and make a judgment call. Metro Police spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said he expects the force to hand out “tons” of DUIs as Nevadans adjust to recreational marijuana laws and figure out how much they can tolerate.

“Just be smart,” Hadfield said. “If you smoke and drive, if you smoke in the car, you’re going to be in trouble.”

Could the federal government come in and shut Nevada’s marijuana program down?

Yes. But it’s unlikely. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s office will be in charge of fending off any potential federal lawsuits. Laxalt’s office declined response to requests for comment, arguing they don’t comment on “hypothetical questions or scenarios.” But Farley said she expects the attorney general’s office to “respect and stand for the will of Nevada voters.”

If I’m a medical patient, can I share my marijuana with other adults who want to use it recreationally?

Nevada patients risk losing their medical marijuana cards if caught giving or selling their medical weed to anyone else. But once the marijuana is in possession of a nonmedical-card holding recipient, according to Ballot Question 2, it’s legal for that person to possess and use it.

Can I send marijuana in the mail?

Marijuana is federally illegal, making it unlawful to mail it with the U.S. Postal Service. Representatives from both UPS and FedEx also said their companies also will refuse to knowingly ship marijuana in an attempt to honor federal law.

“FedEx strictly prohibits such shipments in our national network,” company spokeswoman Sharon Young said. “Our terms and conditions for shipping are broadly applied to ensure full compliance with federal regulations.”

Can I drive with marijuana in my car?

Yes, as long as you’re not using it, driving under the influence or carrying more than the legal amount of 1 ounce of marijuana flower or one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana concentrates.

Will my employer let me use marijuana?

That’s up to your boss. By federal law, employers can still fire employees for using marijuana. And some marijuana users can still test positive over a month after using the plant, so you might want to check with your boss.

How do I get a job in the marijuana industry?

Check with the dispensaries, as many post job listings on their websites. Craigslist and marijuana-specific job websites, like 420careers.com and cannajobs.com, offer platforms for marijuana employers and prospective employees to connect. But not just anyone can find work in Nevada’s marijuana industry. Cannabis employers in Nevada are required to background check prospective employees. Those with criminal records won’t be hired, Segerblom said.

Rehab Summer 2017 Opening Dates

When will Rehab open for the 2017 pool season?

Rehab Pool is opening the weekend of 3/10-3/12. Rehab is open every week from Friday through Sundays.

The soft opening of  for 2017 is going to be the weekend of 3/10-3/12:

  • 3/10/17
  • 3/11/17
  • 3/12/17

The official grand opening is going to be in late May or April.

Rehab features primarily hip hop / top 40’s DJs. Resident DJs / performers for the 2017 season include:

  • Cheat Codes
  • Jazzy Jeff

Book tables, buy tickets, or get on the free Rehab guestlist here, or download our free mobile app (available on android or iPhone). We have a free guestlist for girls and a discounted guestlist for guys on most days.

 

 

 

Wet Republic Summer 2017 Opening Dates

When will Wet Republic open for the 2017 pool season?

Wet Republic Pool is opening the weekend of 3/10-3/12. Wet Republic is open every week from Friday through Sundays.

The soft opening of  for 2017 is going to be the weekend of 3/10-3/12:

  • 3/10/17 – DJ Shift
  • 3/11/17 – Fergie
  • 3/12/17 – Mark Etson

The official grand opening is going to be in late April – Steve Aoki on 4/29, Lil Jon on 4/30.

Wet Republic features primarily EDM / electronic DJs. Resident DJs / performers for the 2017 season include:

  • GTA
  • Cash Cash
  • Zedd
  • Jauz
  • Steve Aoki
  • Hardwell
  • Tiesto
  • Kaskade
  • Calvin Harris

Book tables, buy tickets, or get on the free Wet Republic guestlist here, or download our free mobile app (available on android or iPhone). We have a girl’s guestlist for Wet on most days. No guy’s guestlist.