There are cities starving for sunshine. Las Vegas isn’t one of them. So take what’s yours.
When you’re at a pool party on a Friday, you might experience some initial hesitation and thoughts about whether you should be at work.
Get over all that. A great pool party at the Palms is back, and there’s a reason they call it Ditch Fridays. All that’s missing is your tanned self. 9 a.m., $15–$25, stationcasinosevents.com
If you’re in a judgmental mood, why not swing by MGM Grand’s Wet Republic for the next round of the Hot 100 bikini battle? More than $100,000 in prizes are up for grabs, and you get a say in the winner! 11 a.m., $20–$30, wetrepublic.com
Or venture up to the roof of The Cromwell and get rowdy early with “Afterhours” artist TroyBoi at Drai’s Beachclub. $20-$30, draisbeachclub.com
If you havenít had your fill of bathing-suit contests, check yourself into the Rehab Beach Club for another round of its Bikini Invitational. 11 a.m., $20-$40, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, rehablv.com
Over at The Cosmopolitan, DJ/producer Ghastly performs for the Marquee Dayclub crowd. 11 a.m., $23ñ$41, marqueelasvegas.com
DJ Stretch gets exposed at Bare Pool Lounge at The Mirage. 11 a.m., $10-$20, barepoollv.com
And grab your friends for a game of pickleball (and more) at Downtown’s Plaza Hotel & Casino pool deck. 9 a.m., $10, plazahotelcasino.com
Wake up! The weekend’s not over yet. Get to Encore Beach Club and see Dillon Francis. 11 a.m., $20-$30, at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, encorebeachclub.com
Over at Daylight Beach Club, trap DJ/producer Metro Boomin is behind the booth. Noon, $20-$30, at Mandalay Bay, daylightvegas.com
Or get a sample of what Kaskade is bringing to the 2017 Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival during his show at Wet Republic. 11 a.m., $20-$30,wetrepublic.com
Summer Camp is in session at Hooters Casino Hotel’s 18-and-over pool party. Locals get in free to the newly renovated Porch ‘n’ Backyard pool, which features poolside keg service, DJs, games and a celebrity guest. 1 p.m., $20, hooterscasinohotel.com
And if you want to avoid Strip crowds, kick back and enjoy the sunshine at The Pond at Green Valley Ranch. 11 a.m., $20–$30, stationcasinosevents.com