Plan Your Memorial Day Weekend in Vegas

As the official kick-off of summer, Memorial Day Weekend in Vegas is one of the greatest times to turn up and throw down! MDW is a weekend full of festivities and truly living the Vegas spirit. From pool parties to concerts, start your favorite season in style with an unforgettable Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend. Read on for your comprehensive guide to the best weekend festivities Las Vegas has to offer!


Las Vegas Pool Parties

Circa Stadium Swim® at Circa Las Vegas

As one of Las Vegas’ premiere places to catch the latest game, Stadium Swim is sure to be rocking for Memorial Day Weekend in Vegas! Featuring six pools, three levels, multiple swim-up bars, and a 40-foot screen, this spot is an ideal place to cool down and chill out. With a capacity of 4,000 people and 14 million pixels on the massive screen, there’s never a dull moment at this one-of-a-kind Downtown Las Vegas destination. Better yet, you’ll catch some live DJ sets all weekend long! Celebrities also flock to Vegas for Memorial Day Weekend, and if you’re lucky, you might even spot some star power serving up drinks behind one of Stadium Swim’s elaborate bars.

As a bonus, Golden Gate Hotel guests get free access to Stadium Swim! Book your poolside cabana or daybed in advance to make sure your spot is reserved for everyone’s favorite weekend to kick off the summer.


Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay

Situated at Mandalay Bay, the Daylight Beach Club is a stunning club space you won’t want to miss. With incredible music acts, this venue should be at the top of your list for a Memorial Day Weekend visit. Hip hop superstar Big Boss Vette just announced she will be performing a Memorial Day show at Daylight Beach Club on Monday, May 29. The beach club will also host Spyda T.E.K on Friday, May 26, BLXST on Saturday, May 27 and Ty Dolla $ign on Sunday, May 28. If the club isn’t your scene, head to the lower level of Mandalay Bay Beach.


Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas

If EDM is more your style, the Encore Beach Club lineup this Memorial Day Weekend is something you’ll want to check out. With day and night parties, big names and EDM legends will be performing all weekend long. With three days of partying, Encore is hosting Dillon Francis and Acraze on Friday, May 26, Kygo, and Diplo on Saturday, May 27, and David Guetta on Sunday, May 28. It’ll be a long weekend lineup filled with great music, so don’t forget to pack your bathing suit that can also double as a bit of a rave outfit!


People at Live Concert for Memorial Day in Vegas


Live Music in Las Vegas


Marcy Playground & Smash Mouth

Are you a fiend of classic 90s music? Can’t get “All Star” out of your head? It’s your lucky day! Look no further than the 3rd Street Stage at the Fremont Street Experience! For the first weekend of the amazing Downtown Rocks lineup, catch two incredible shows for the price of NONE on Sunday, May 28th! See Marcy Playground at 7 pm and Smash Mouth at 9:30 pm completely FREE as part of the Fremont Street Experience’s live music initiative.

Afterward, stick around to take a gravity-defying zipline ride or try your luck with the chips at the incomparable Golden Gate Casino.


Punk Rock Bowling

Every year, Downtown Las Vegas gets a little more punk. This Memorial Day Weekend, Punk Rock Bowling headliners include Rancid, Bad Religion, and the Dropkick Murphys. Get ready for a 3-day festival with over 40 bands on 2 stages, a bowling tournament, after parties, brunch shows, daily pool parties, and more. It’ll be a Memorial Day celebration like no other.


Bruno Mars

Get ready to dance until your feet hurt! This 12-time Grammy winner will be playing shows all weekend long for Memorial Day! Performing in residency at the Dolby Live Park MGM on both Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 at 9 pm. Bruno Mars is sure to bring uptown funk to the strip. Buy your tickets today to sing along to chart toppers like “Your Man”, “Grenade”, “Smoking Out the Window”, and more!


Kali Uchis

Colombian-born, Virginia-raised artist Kali Uchis is coming to Vegas for Memorial Day Weekend! Currently on her Red Moon in Venus tour, this Grammy award winner will be playing at The Chelsea on Sunday, May 28th at 8 pm. With over 2 billion streams on her hit song “telepatía” alone, make sure you buy your tickets in advance to catch this show and hear some of the hits live.


Girlfriends on Packing for Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend


Finding What to Do for Memorial Day in Vegas


On top of the fun Vegas pool parties and concerts in town, you’ll find so many exciting things to do in Las Vegas this Memorial Day Weekend. Swap your classic MDW backyard barbecue with some Vegas hits like Project BBQ, Victory Burger, or American Coney Island. Enjoy the start of summer weather by going on a hike nearby or hanging out by Lake Mead. Or if the summer weather is too hot, grab a frozen yard drink at OneBar right on Fremont Street. Even simply walk around the city, and you’ll find plenty to do to party the whole weekend long while passing by shows, casinos, shops, and more!

When the author of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” Hunter S. Thompson said, “a little of this city goes a long way,” he wasn’t kidding! While you might only have three or four days in the Neon City, make every second of Memorial Day in Vegas count with these unforgettable live shows, pool parties, and much more. Don’t forget to book your room at Golden Gate Las Vegas Hotel to be right by all the action this Memorial Day!