Now in its twelfth year in Las Vegas, Electric Daisy Carnival, returns to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, bringing the biggest names in EDM nonstop for three epic days every May. This year’s lineup includes Armin van Buuren, Kaskade, Tiësto, Zedd and more.
Las Vegas has become a go-to location for lovers of electronic dance music (EDM). The destination offers EDM fans a roster of dayclubs and nightclubs featuring the industry’s top talent, in addition to special events and large-scale festivals. Below are some of the can’t-miss experiences for EDM fans to explore when in the exciting destination.
Party Poolside with Beats by the Biggest Names in the Business
Las Vegas has 300+ days of sunshine a year, which means fun in the sun is going to be on your itinerary. Many resorts offer dayclubs that allow visitors opportunities to see the biggest EDM names — all while enjoying delicious cocktails and working on that vacation tan, of course!
Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers fantastic rooftop views of the Las Vegas Strip and bumpin’ beats. The hottest names in EDM routinely are behind the rooftop space’s booth, from Mustard and Fisher to DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore fame.
WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, a massive pool complex that offers a party-hearty vibe, is frequented by the top names in the industry. On any given weekend, you’ll find artists like Kaskade or Steve Aoki behind the booth, bringing the beats and incredible energy.
TAO Beach Dayclub at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas has been putting on spectacular parties for years, offering partiers an amazing time set to the tunes of industry heavyweights like Illenium, Alesso and Cedric Gervais.
Élia Beach Club at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas lets you party like you’re in the Greek islands with Mykonos-inspired décor. The venue offers visitors opportunities to see popular EDM acts like Yellow Claw, Flosstradamus and TroyBoi.
Keep the Party Going Around the Clock at These Vegas Nightclubs
Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World, which is why some of the top players in electronic music have made a home at many of the destination’s resorts. You’ll always find more than a few options to party it up at one of Vegas’ world-class nightclubs.
OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace, with opulent surroundings and a bangin’ lineup of DJs, is a popular spot to party the night away. The DJ schedule often features EDM legends like Martin Garrix and Party Favor, all presiding over a fabulous party in the center of the Las Vegas Strip.
Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino is a massive five-level complex where visitors can see some of the industry’s top talent. On any given weekend, the space will put on sets by the likes of Lil Jon and Deorro.
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas offers a Las Vegas nightlife experience with a spectacular view, where revelers can party under the Eiffel Tower to beats that are sure to get them moving.
Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas features an exclusive residency by superstar artist Zedd — and that’s only the beginning. The state-of-the-art space also routinely offers unbeatable energy brought by the likes of Deadmau5, Nervo and DJ Snake.
XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas. When it comes to nightlife in Las Vegas, Wynn Las Vegas has been providing guests with top entertainment and a party atmosphere for more than a decade. VEGAS ON takes a look at what popular venues XS Nightclub and Encore Beach Club, offering an epic indoor/outdoor experience, with half of the XS venue surrounding the resort’s luxurious pool space. And with beats from heavy hitters like Marshmello; Swedish House Mafia; Diplo; Deux Twins; and the Chainsmokers, partiers are sure to experience an amazing night of electronic artistry.
FIND SPECTACULAR ELECTRONIC ARTISTS AT MANY OF VEGAS’ SPECIAL EVENTS
Dayclubs and nightclubs aren’t the only places you’ll find some of your favorite electronic music artists in Las Vegas. The destination routinely features special events, annual festivals and one-off shows in unique spaces.
AREA15, an experiential art and entertainment complex complete with dozens of experiences to explore, routinely hosts EDM shows and special events featuring the likes of Passion Pit, Paul Oakenfold and Markus Schulz.
Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival offers attendees three days of unbeatable, jam-packed performances from the world’s most popular electronic music artists. The festival, which takes place across many city blocks in historic Downtown Las Vegas every September, is truly something to experience — both for your ears and your eyes, as whimsical art installations accompany the incredible sets.
Temptation Sundays, the longest-running LGBTQ pool party in Las Vegas at Luxor Hotel and Casino, promises EDM beats and a fabulous party throughout the summer. The event has become a mainstay of LGBTQ entertainment in the destination, offering partygoers a space to celebrate their pride under the sun — all set to one fantastic soundtrack, of course.
With so much going on in the Entertainment Capital of the World, it’s always a great time for EDM fans to visit Las Vegas! Check out some amazing hotel deals to book your trip to Las Vegas and have a memorable experience at one of these amazing parties.