The Hottest Nightclubs in Las Vegas
There’s a reason why Las Vegas comes to mind when anyone starts thinking about needing the ultimate night out. Doesn’t matter if you’re within driving distance, or if this thought inspires you to reach out to your friends to plan a much-needed vacation simply to get your dance and drink on. Clubbing – it’s the city’s bread & butter when it comes to nocturnal entertainment and, frankly, we’re really good at it. Because there are so many options to consider when planning the ultimate Vegas nightlife experience, we’ve rounded up some options for where you can put on your finest and take the night by storm.
On The Record at Park MGM
The joy of hanging out in a record store is the inspiration for Park MGM's new speakeasy and club experience. On The Record is a love letter to long-lost music hubs and an exciting new way to spend your nights in Vegas. This new club hidden behind a record store entrance off the main casino floor; has three rooms, features both indoor and outdoor spaces, ample space for dancing—or relaxing with friends and exploring, and a world-class cocktail program. You never know you will see at On The Record as DJ Mark Ronson, Questlove, Anderson Paak and DJ Premier has all made an appearance.
Jewel Nightclub at ARIA:
One of the newest clubs on the Strip, Jewel Nightclub has since taken over the nightlife scene at ARIA and beyond with its stunning architectural features and renowned talent lineup that Hakkasan Group is known for. Not only do club goers have the perfect setting in the main room, there are five themed VIP suites available with custom amenities that overlook the pulsing crowd and DJ booth from the mezzanine level. Like any modern nightlife space, you can expect some truly stunning visual effects during your night out when you see the light wall shifting and shining in time to the music. Look no further than Jewel if you want the ultimate visual setting for showing off how well you know how to party.
Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand:
Never before has Las Vegas seen a club complex as revolutionary as Hakkasan Nightclub. Putting aside the extensive list of accolades the club has raked in since opening, you need only look at the sheer size and variety of this nightlife option to know it should be fighting for the top of your list. Wandering through the club is like a tour of everything that is possible in just one night of clubbing, all in one space. Nightlife pros will start out with a chic dinner at Hakkasan Restaurant and continue dancing into the night after being escorted into the club by their staff, which is an awesome amenity of dining here that anyone can enjoy. The rest of the night can be spent exploring each area of Hakkasan’s levels; The main room & mezzanine, where the world’s top DJs like Steve Aoki and Calvin Harris frequently headline. Visit the Ling Ling Lounge for a more laidback area of the club. Dip down into Ling Ling Club for a more up-tempo version of the lounge, yet not quite the bombastic adventure of the main room. And don’t forget the Pavilion, an outdoor oriental garden unlike any other venue on the Strip.
Skyfall Lounge at Delano:
While it is on the more “chill” end of the nightlife spectrum, Skyfall Lounge is a must-see venue at Delano. If you’re feeling those sexy James Bond vibes just from the name, you’re on the right track for a visualization of this amazing space. Overlooking the entire Vegas Strip and valley in a 180-degree view from the top floor of the tower, Skyfall boasts an amazing cocktail program, sexy musical offerings from 9 to close, and hands-down the most Instagrammable selfie view in the entire city. (Not to mention the most awesome bathrooms – trust us.) So if clubbing isn’t exactly your scene, but you know you want a posh night out to make the most of Las Vegas, then hitting up Skyfall Lounge is a glittering gem to add to your itinerary.
LIGHT Nightclub at Mandalay Bay:
While saying “This club is lit!” may be too on-the-nose, it’s an apt description of the revelries you’ll find inside LIGHT Nightclub. Because of this club’s origins from a partnership with Cirque du Soleil, their artistic influences remain strong with amazing ambiance, visual effects and constantly evolving costumes for the entertainment staff. Guests who choose to spend the night at LIGHT will be treated to a nightlife experience that’s definitely got that “X factor” that you won’t find elsewhere in the city.
1 OAK at The Mirage:
Combining the spirits of art, fashion and the unpredictable nature of nightlife, 1 OAK Las Vegas is truly one-of-a-kind. The venue is an extension of the original New York location, where the nightlife brand was immortalized as a Jay Z lyric in the song “Beach is Better” and inspired an entire Vegas nightlife series “Ended Up a 1 OAK,” so you can party just like a celebrity into the wee hours of the morning. The space knocked down walls to create a more open environment and provides just enough spotlight for burning up the dance floor, and just dark corners for a sultry rendezvous while sipping cocktails. When you’re in the mood for bringing an avant garde attitude and shaking it off on the dance floor, 1 OAK is the place for you.