Vegas Weekender: It’s heating up in Vegas

Spring has finally sprung in Vegas, so while you’re here, make the most of it! Pool clubs are making a splash this weekend, so grab your beach ball and rubber ducky and head out for a day. Grab a quick cocktail and appetizer while dining on a deal and then head out for a show of your choice.

Whether you want to disco at a dayclub or mambo Italiano, it’s all happening this weekend in Vegas.

Pool Clubs

Marquee Dayclub opens April 9 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. With 22,000 square feet of outdoor space, Marquee Dayclub is a welcome addition to the already existing nightclub venue. Marquee Dayclub will open with two adult-only pools, multiple bars to keep you cool in the sun, DJs and a gaming area. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily.

Moorea Beach Club at Mandalay Bay is a unique pool experience, complete with white sand. Vibrant red lounge chairs and secluded cabanas make this beach club a great place to settle down. Have a cocktail and listen to the DJ play your favorite tunes. Moorea is open Friday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Admission starts at $20.

Get ready to party at Tao Beach at the Venetian. The venue features plush cabanas, a pool and live DJ spinning the latest hip-hop tracks. The 18,000-square-foot area has day beds and lounge chairs for you to work on your tan. However, the vibe at Tao Beach is definitely a party, complete with cocktails and food from Tao Asian Bistro. Tao Beach is open daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and admission starts at $20.


The cast of Legends in Concert at Imperial Palace

The cast of Legends in Concert at Harrah's

With more than 25 years in Las Vegas, “Legends in Concert” at Harrah’s is a Vegas staple. Watch talented impersonators take on the likes of Jay Leno, Barry White and Dolly Parton. These performers don’t just look like the characters they play, but they also sound like them, singing your favorite hits and doing a little comedy here and there. The show runs at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sun. – Fri. Tickets are priced from $44.45.

Marina and the Diamonds performs April 7 – April 9 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Lead singer of the band, Marina Diamandis, sings her own original songs in a theatrical performance sure to be enjoyed by guests. The free performance is 10:30 p.m. – midnight at Book & Stage Lounge.

311 Lead Singer Nick Hexum will take the stage at Chateau Friday, April 8. Chateau, inside Paris Las Vegas, opens out to the Las Vegas Strip with an outdoor patio, bar and great views. Hexum is known for songs like “Out of My Hands” and “Love Song.” Show time is midnight and tickets start at $20.

Musicians Pete Yorn and Ben Kweller entertain audiences at the Palms April 8 at 7:30 p.m.

For some laughs, check out Dennis Miller at the Orleans April 8 -10 at 8 p.m. or comedian Kevin Hart at the Mirage April 8 – 9 at 10 p.m.

Chicago brings years of hit songs to the Las Vegas Hilton April 8 – 9 at 8 p.m.

Take a trip back to the ‘80s with the funky sounds of Morris Day & The Time April 9 at 9 p.m. at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa.

Brian McKnight brings his smooth sounds to the Palms April 9 at 8 p.m.

If you’re a fight fan, don’t miss Erik Morales vs. Marcos Maidana April 9 at the MGM Grand. The bouts begin at 6 p.m.


Looking for a few good dining deals? Try a happy hour (or two) at Society Cafe Encore. Chef Kim Canteenwalla offers delicious savory tacos paired with cool, refreshing margaritas. Tacos include tender jumbo lump crab tacos and margarita flavors include blackberry and pomegranate. Happy hour at Society Cafe Encore is Monday – Friday, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Nove Italiano has a new happy hour, and wants you to try it out this Thursday. From 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., lucky seven is the magic number. For just $7 each, you can enjoy a variety of cocktails and glasses of wine. You can also enjoy Chef Geno Bernardo’s tasty bites like prosciutto di Parma sliders, Tuscan panzanella salad, beef carpaccio and rock shrimp polpette.