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Last updated: May 18, 2018 at 4:15 pm. Posted by in Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on Come Celebrate Memorial Day The Vegas Way.

Any reason to party is a good reason to party in Las Vegas and Memorial Day weekend is one of the biggest party weekends of the year with special shows, deals and of course, those parties. So, crack open some drinks, put your swim trunks on and get ready to dance… maybe not all at once. Here are some can’t-miss Memorial Day weekend events.

Thank you To all Who serve

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Military Deals

Caesars Entertainment salutes our troops. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Military Discounts

Before we get into the pool parties, entertainment and food, let’s not forget what this holiday is all about. To thank our military members, Caesars Entertainment is giving veterans and active military personnel who book on Caesars.com a 15 percent discount throughout Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 – 28 on stay dates through the end of the year. Check out the Las Vegas military discount deals.

Year-round, Caesars Entertainment supports the nation’s servicemen and women with the Total Rewards® Salute card. This special loyalty card upgrades any active-duty military member, any member of the National Guard & Reserve veteran, plus their spouses, to Platinum status. Benefits from having the Salute card include:

  • Complimentary parking at many destinations, including Las Vegas and Atlantic City
  • Special pricing at restaurants
  • 5 percent discount on Hawaiian Airlines flights
  • A complimentary stay at Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas
  • Tier status match with Wyndham Rewards
  • And more

Pool Parties – Memorial Day Weekend

GO Pool at Flamingo - Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas

GO Pool at Flamingo. Pina Colada song not included. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Go Pool

Go Pool at Flamingo Las Vegas keeps the fun going all weekend. Kick things off with DJ Supa James on May 25. On May 26, model and social media sensation Amber Rose will host the #DayBeats shindig while DJ Eric Forbes holds down the music. The next day, the pool’s soundtrack will be provided by DJs from Mars with DJ Live.

Influence, The POOL at The LINQ, will be kicking this Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas

Get Influenced – the pool at The LINQ. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

The Pool at the LINQ

Influence, The POOL at The LINQ, is kicking things up all weekend with their first Mountain Dew sponsored event on May 26 along with SKam Artist DJ Tori Brixx. DJ Lemay bring the beats the day after.

The Scene Pool Deck

Head to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino if you’re interested in an A-list weekend. Live DJs and a party patrol will be part of the scene all weekend. A bikini contest will take place on May 26 at 3 p.m. with guest judges from the cast of “Crazy Girls.” It promises to be a sizzling affair.

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Las Vegas Nightclubs

ZEDD performs at Omnia Nightclub - Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas

ZEDD performs at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace. Photo courtesy of OMNIA.

Calvin Harris, Zedd $ Martin Garrix At Omnia

The parties go all night at two of Las Vegas’s premiere clubs.

OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace is bringing in some of the biggest DJs in the world to set the mood for the weekend. On May 25, uber famous Calvin Harris brings his electropop sound to the hot spot. May 26 belongs to Russian superstar Zedd, who continues pushing forward in the EDM genre.

The weekend closes out with Martin Garrix, the 21-year-old Dutch future bass wunderkind on May 27.

Poolside at Drais Beachclub is one of the things to do in Las Vegas this Memorial Day weekend

Where’s Waldo? Where’s anyone? Drai’s Beachclub. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Trey Songz, Pauly D, Troyboi and More at Drai’s

Drai’s Beachclub at The Cromwell keeps the fiesta going during the day. Troyboi brings his wide range of influences to his signature trap sound on May 25. Hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd bring “Black Beatles” and all the other hits to the stage on May 26. Pop culture superstars Trey Songz and DJ Pauly D anchor the weekend on May 27.

Drai’s Nightclub has an equally impressive lineup for those partying through the night. Future brings his show to town on May 25. Trey Songz is pulling double duty, here performing with 2 Chainz to bring distinctly Southern hip hop to the table on May 26. Rap trio Migos, along with DJ Franzen, brings the weekend to a climax on May 27.

Chateau nightclub

Light up the night at Chateau Rooftop Nightclub. Photo courtesy of Chateau Nightclub.

Up On The Roof

What better way to celebrate a summer holiday than wit a rooftop party? On May 26, starting at 10:30 p.m. Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas will present the sounds of DJ Whoo Kid and one of the best views in the city. Explore a vibe unlike anything going on in Las Vegas.

For those who want to spend their atop the Eiffel Tower, a premium package to the viewing deck is available with daytime and night time rates May 26 – 28. The deal includes two express tickets to the viewing deck, two frozen souvenir drinks at Gustav’s Bar and one 6′ x 8′ photo from Total Snapshot. All military members, active or retired, can get a free daytime ticket when they buy one by showing their military ID.

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Vegas Shows – Memorial Day Weekend

Celine Dion returns to The Colosseum this Memorial Day Weekend with performances on May 25 - 26

Céline Dion. What else needs to be said? Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Celine turns it up to 11

At The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, her heart continues to go on. Céline Dion, whose name is synonymous with the theater, continues to delight audiences through Memorial Day Weekend with performances on May 25 – 26.

The mega star is currently riding a new pop cultural wave with her song “Ashes” from the soundtrack to the film “Deadpool 2.”

This Memorial Day Weekend laugh it up with Jim Gaffigan at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

Jim Gaffigan returns to The Colosseum. We bet there will be funny jokes about bacon. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Laugh It Up with Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan brings his relatable humor, much of which deals with food, to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on May 27.

His hilarious riffs on everything from Hot Pockets to bacon have made him one of the biggest live acts in stand-up comedy today.

Yes we love her and you'll love her too! J.Lo takes the stage at Zappos Theater this Memorial Day Weekend

J Lo. Yes, we want her love. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

J Lo Brings All That She Has

Meanwhile, at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Jennifer Lopez continues performances of her show “JENNIFER LOPEZ: ALL I HAVE.” The seemingly ageless “Jenny From the Block” brings her dance hits including “Waiting for Tonight” and “I’m Real” to her thrilling production show.

New Las Vegas show - Marilyn! The New Musical opens May 23rd at the Paris Las Vegas

Marilyn! The New Musical about you guessed it, Marilyn Monroe. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Marilyn! Opens at Paris Las Vegas

Finally, those looking for a production show should check out Marylin! The New Musical at the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas, which opens May 23. Tegan Summer, CEO of Prospect House Entertainment, wrote, directed and produced the new musical about one of America’s most beloved and tragic icons.

In conjunction with Authentic Brands Group, the owner of the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, this all-out production features actress Ruby Lewis as the woman born Norma Jeane Mortenson. The show includes 20 original musical numbers along with some of Marilyn’s best-known songs like “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” and “My Heart Belongs to Daddy.”

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Food and Drink

Half-court basketball refs

You better not foul your opponent or these refs will blow the whistle on you. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Food & Drink Special Abound

At Caesars Palace, they are throwing a party all weekend at the Spanish Steps. Half-court basketball, four “regulation size” beer pong tables and one giant beer bong table are just some of the activities going on May 25 -28 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Coors Light, Miller Light and Blue Moon can be bought for $8.50 a bottle or a bucket of five for $40. Red Bull costs $6 or $28 for a bucket of five. And Tito’s cocktails run $16 and $22.

Drink specials at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino include Tito’s and Jack Daniels for $10 each, Blue Moon, Miller Light and Coors Light for $6, and Red Bull for $5. There will also be contests including a watermelon eating competition and a limbo contest attended by the dancers from Chippendales.

The fun, games and drink specials continue at Harrah’s Las Vegas where backyard games will be accompanied by drink specials such as a Tito’s and Redbull for $14, You call it Jack for $10, Blue Moon for $7, and Coors Light and Miller Light for $6. There will also be a hot dog cart.

Head over to Cabo Wabo and try The All-American drink

The All-American at Cabo Wabo. Sunglasses not included with drink purchase. Photo courtesy of Cabo Wabo Cantina.

Cocktail aficionados will want to check out Cabo Wabo Cantina inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The $13 specialty drink of the holiday weekend is the All-American featuring Absolut Citron, simple syrup, sweet and sour, Sprite, grenadine and blue curacao.

Over at the Flamingo Las Vegas, the Paradise Garden Buffet will be presenting a Memorial Day menu with items including Kielbasa sausage, crispy corn flakes fried chicken, and Boursin mashed potatoes.

Carolina Surf and Turf Burger

Carolina Surf and Turf Burger. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Cafe Americano at Caesars Palace celebrates another uniquely American holiday on May 28. For National Hamburger Day, they are presenting the Carolina Surf and Turf Burger featuring a 1/2 pound of beef, crispy shrimp, Carolina slaw and Five Pepper Bacon Jam. The off-the-menu special runs $30

Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas and Spice Market Buffet at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will serve special Memorial Day dishes.

If beer is your bag, then BEER Park is your destination. The two-story house of brews at Paris Las Vegas is throwing a “tailgate weekend” featuring more than 100 different types of beer along with tailgate-style grub including BEER Park Pie, which consists of BBQ pulled pork, mac and cheese, Fritos, jalapenos and cheddar cheese. It’s a dish that goes best with, you guessed it, a beer.

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Jason is originally from the great state of New Jersey. That’s right – great! He’s lived in Las Vegas on and off for the past 20 years, which he also rates as top notch. As a pop culture fanatic, he loves concerts, great food, offbeat adventures and movies. He has written for too many publications to mention, has sold a few screenplays and is immersed in the creative world.

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