The ultimate getaway: Las Vegas Labor Day weekend! For three (go ahead, make it four) days, enjoy spectacular food and drink specials, dive in the exhilarating pool parties, rock out at superstar concerts and celebrity DJ performances, and LOL with the hottest stand-up comedians. Say goodbye to summer, Vegas style.
SIP & SAVOR
In honor of Labor Day weekend, numerous resorts have whipped up a variety of food and beverage specials. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is offering festive specials at Mr. Lucky’s; specialty cocktails at Smash Bar and Center Bar; and two-for-one sangria and Modelo at Pink Taco. At Park MGM Las Vegas, chow down all the Korean barbeque you can pack in at Best Friend with All-You-Can-Eat Mondays. Have fancy poolside nosh under the Eiffel Tower replica at the Soleil Pool at Paris Las Vegas, complete with the three C’s: cheese, crackers and cocktails. Sip in style at Rosina at The Palazzo's chic cocktail lounge’s “secret” celebration cocktails menu – with five choices that all include the lovely elixir, champagne. Labor Day weekend and extended happy hour go hand in hand at TREVI Italian Restaurant inside the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Imbibe in half-priced mixed drinks, beer and wine by the glass, as well as $6 select small bites.
MAKE A SPLASH
So many pools, so little time left! Soak up the sun poolside or splash to the sounds of world-famous DJs, Zedd and Martin Garrix, at Wet Republic. Encore Beach Club at Encore Las Vegas thrills beach bums with sounds by DJ Snake, The Chainsmokers and Major Lazer. And those who want to keep the pool party going, KAOS Dayclub & Nightclub at Palms Casino Resort brings the heat with Marshmello and David Clutch. Drai’s Beachclub at The Cromwell Las Vegas provides views and high-energy performances by Brooke Evers, Rae Sremmurd and Atrak and Jersey Shore’s DJ Pauly D. Breathe Pool Lounge at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino shows it’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ’n’ roll with country DJ, Dee Jay Silver.
DAY INTO NIGHT
Throughout the holiday weekend the velvet ropes will be out in full force and the clubs will be hopping. Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino keeps the party going with sets by Lil Jon, Steve Aoki and Tiësto with Dzeko, while JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino brings a Labor Day weekend edition of the nightclub’s Flawless Monday’s industry night with Playboy Carti, Tyga, and more Steve Aoki spinning the vinyl. Take the party to the next level at Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with DJ sets by Brody Jenner and Devin Lucien, plus resident performances by Travis Scott and Chris Lake. Slide up the Strip to OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace and dance to beats by Mikey Francis, Martin Garrix and Zedd. Tao Las Vegas at The Venetian Las Vegas welcomes DJ Ruckus, Eric D-Lux and A Boogie wit Da Hoodie. And just off The Strip, KAOS Dayclub & Nightclub at Palms Casino Resort continues to heat up with a can’t-miss performance by Cardi B as she returns for her residency on Aug. 29.
TAKE THE STAGE
The Entertainment Capital of the World is known for its amazing concerts every weekend, and you can rest assured it won’t disappoint on Labor Day weekend. British rock ‘n’ roll legends, Def Leppard, “Pours Some Sugar” on the stage at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino for its Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City Residency. Lady Antebellum waves goodbye to summer and Las Vegas during the final run of their residency, Lady Antebellum: Our Kind of Vegas at The Pearl Theater at Palms Casino Resort. The Goddess of Pop, Cher, takes the stage at Park Theater at Park MGM for another leg of her CLASSIC CHER residency show. Partygoers can continue celebrating the last weekend of the summer Downtown at the free Downtown Rocks concert series at Fremont Street Experience. The Wallflowers and I Love the 90’s (featuring Vanilla Ice, Montell Jordan, All-4-One, Tone Loc and Coolio) will deliver unforgettable performances on the 3rd Street Stage.
LAUGH OUT LOUD
Get the best start (or end) to your Vegas trip with some hilarious routines from some of today’s best known stand-up comedians. Ali Wong brings her comedic genius to Wynn Las Vegas for a two-night engagement. The Mirage keeps the laughs coming with sidesplitting stand-up by comedian and actor George Lopez, as well as Claudia Oshry, the Instagram sensation and creator of @girlwithnojob. Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade + Experience will provide plenty of chances to laugh this holiday weekend with multiple acts nightly by Preacher Lawson, in addition to a special show by actress, comedian and entertainment industry veteran, Luenell.
So, what are you waiting for? Come to Las Vegas and send off summer the right way.