Hot Spots

From Galantis at Marquee Dayclub Dome to Skrillex at Surrender, where to get your party on the first week of 2016.

Hot Spots: 2015 Hangover Edition

December 29th, 2015

From Galantis at Marquee Dayclub Dome to Skrillex at Surrender, where to get your party on the first week of 2016.

  • Nightlife

    The Horse’s Neck is a long-revered classic cocktail that boasts as many recipe variations as it does accolades — making it an ideal drink for ...

  • Nightlife

    Light, dreamy, nearly ethereal—this cocktail has absolutely earned its celestial name. The cucumber flavor of the sake balances the rich botanicals of the gin and ...

  • Nightlife

    Negroni Week kicks off June 6th, so this year we’re serving up a lesser-known but equally delicious variation of the classic.

  • Nightlife

    Complex, aromatic and completely unique—this cocktail is truly in a league of its own. Unexpected in all the right ways, the Double Time balances notes ...

  • Nightlife

    What’s better than a big batch of refreshing, white wine sangria on a hot day? Whip this up for your next BBQ or pool party, ...

  • Nightlife

    This cocktail — an Italian mixologist’s take on the classic Old Fashioned — is strong, gently herbal and complete with both bitter and sweet citrus ...

  • Nightlife

    The traditional Mint Julep has been the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since the early years of the race. This recipe isn’t the same ...

  • Nightlife

    This margarita was created nearly 20 years ago by Julio Bermejo, a world-renown tequila expert and owner of Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco.

  • Nightlife

    In just three ounces, this rich, nectar-like cocktail packs a flavorful punch — smooth and warm from the brandy, with notes of cinnamon and vanilla; ...

  • Nightlife

    The Moscow Mule, a classic, beloved bar favorite, is getting a tropical makeover. Enter: the Bangkok Mule.

  • Nightlife

    A strong rye whiskey tends to evoke mixed responses: There are passionate rye devotees, and there are people less enthused by the strong spirit. This ...

  • Nightlife

    This Asian-inspired take on a gin and tonic, featured at District One Kitchen & Bar, is a melody of sweet, tart and softly acidic flavors. ...

  • Nightlife

    Feb. 8 is Chinese New Year, welcoming in the Year of the Monkey, which is associated with curiosity, adventure, innovation and resolve. This cocktail is ...

  • Nightlife

    Amaro Lucano, a bittersweet Italian liqueur made up of over 30 different herbs, has stood the test of time—its anniversary edition bottle, used here, marks ...

  • Nightlife

    Stir up this cocktail and get ready for an authentic taste of Southern Italy.

  • Nightlife

    The Gimli is made for the true cocktail aficionado, both active and aspiring.

  • Nightlife

    This drink is sweet and crisp like freshly picked apples, and simultaneously rich and warming like bourbon on a winter’s day. The vanilla liqueur and ...

  • Nightlife

    If there was ever a cocktail made to be sipped while sitting fireside in a log cabin on a brisk winter’s day, it’s this one. ...

  • Nightlife

    Few things are as essential to New Year’s Eve as Champagne.

  • Nightlife

    Reminiscent of a classic vodka cranberry, this version really does have all the bells and whistles. Ideal for any holiday party, this cocktail is festive, ...

  • Nightlife

    While it may look festive, don’t let the ribbons fool you; beneath the adornment this cocktail is masterfully rich, dark and smoky.

  • Nightlife

    Double the whiskey, double the joy.

  • Nightlife

    The new and improved espresso? Yes. A potential new favorite digestif? Absolutely. The ideal late-afternoon, early-evening pick-me-up? By all means. This drink might just be ...

  • LV Weekly

    When you already live in one of the top getaway destinations in the country, where do you get-away to? Cue: the Spring Mountains.

  • Nightlife

    The slightly unconventional flavor combinations in this cocktail are what make it great.

  • Plus: M!KEATTACK at Marquee. Get all the party details here.

  • Plus: Steve Powers at Light and Jermaine Dupri at Surrender. Get all the party deets here.

  • Also, Hyde's Nightmare Before XIV-Mas party.

  • Also: Neal McCoy at Stoney's and Niykee Heaton at Drai's. Get all the deets here!

  • Plus: Manufactured Superstars at XS and AC Slater at Beauty Bar. Get all the party details here.

  • Also, Brody Jenner at Heart of Omnia and Bass Gravy at Bunkhouse. Get all the party details here.

  • Also, The Fat Jewish at GBDC and Lucky Foo's one-year anniversary.

  • Also: Will Sparks at XS. Get all the party details here.

  • Plus: Lil Wayne at Life and Tiësto at Hakkasan. It's Halloween in Vegas!

  • Plus: Kirill Was Here at GBDC and DJ Snake at Surrender.

  • Plus: Sourmilk at 1 Oak and Didier Cohen at Tryst. Get all the details here.

  • Plus: Lil Jon at Surrender and The Chainsmokers at Wet Repubic. Get all the details here.

  • Plus: A For the Love of House Picnic. Bring a blanket!

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  • A&E

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  • A&E

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  • A&E

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  • Opinion

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  • Nightlife

    It's nothing less than an icon of late-night Vegas eats.

  • Intersection

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  • Features

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  • Nightlife

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  • Noise

    During a stripped-down, mostly acoustic segment, the trio delivered a lovely version of hit “Travelin’ Soldier.”

  • Intersection

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  • Nightlife

    This year is shaping up to be a big one for the Aussie rapper-model.