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

    Rich, refined and filled with chocolate—this cocktail is more reminiscent of artisanal dark chocolate than it is of your typical candy bar.

  • Nightlife

    Created in honor of NFR, this cocktail is made for cowboys, ranchers and their fans alike.

  • Nightlife

    Bellion Vodka trademarked the term “functional vodka” and is the first of its kind to create spirits using NTX technology, which claims to reduce some ...

  • Nightlife

    This fun, festive cocktail is just the thing to kick off the holiday party season and bring some lighthearted, autumn-themed joy to the table.

  • Nightlife

    Delicate, refined, unexpected and satisfying — the Kyoto Whisper is like sipping on the most beautiful sweet nothings you’ve ever heard, or tasted.

  • Nightlife

    This upscale highball recipe is an intricate blend of refreshing and unexpected flavors.

  • Issues

    It’s a special day when we have the opportunity to combine alcohol with dessert, but hey, sometimes you really can have it all.

  • Nightlife

    While the rest of the country is settling into chilly autumn weather, the sun is still shining here in Las Vegas, making it the perfect ...

  • Nightlife

    What do you get when you combine a high-quality Scotch with a cocoa liqueur and a robust port? A dark, complex and delicious cocktail.

  • Nightlife

    Tequila, North America’s first distilled spirit, was created during the 16th century in the Mexican state now known as Jalisco. Today, Jalisco remains the single ...

  • Nightlife

    More swanky cocktail party, less pool-side barbecue—this drink is perfect for the transition between summertime and autumn

  • Nightlife

    Crisp and refreshing, while still being indulgently rich, “Light & Stormy” is the perfect name for this cocktail.

  • Nightlife

    Move over, piña coladas and Mai Tais. In the realm of festively elaborate tropical cocktails, the Caribbean Kiss is now reigning supreme.

  • 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. ...

  • 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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    It’s appropriate that the Palms, which hosted the reality TV show “The Real World” and was a hangout for young celebrities and rock stars, has ...

  • Breaking News

    Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced Tuesday that it will launch a paid valet and self-parking initiative at eight of its nine Las Vegas properties beginning in ...

  • On the Strip

    The decline of free parking in Las Vegas — one of the Strip’s few hallowed traditions — continues. In the last two days, two major ...

  • Las Vegas

    MGM Resorts International unveiled its newest entertainment venue today, the 5,200-seat Park Theater, which is attached to the Monte Carlo and sits across from T-Mobile ...

  • Features

    Most tourists don’t even know the Industrial Road area exists, and even if they do know about it, they probably don’t want to take it. ...

  • Casino

    An ambitious renovation of the California Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been completed, giving new flair to its Hawaiian motif. In the hotel’s west ...

  • Breaking News

    The San Diego State Aztecs will take on the Houston Cougars on Dec. 17 at Sam Boyd Stadium in the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, the ...

  • Football

    The Las Vegas Bowl will be celebrating its 25th birthday this year on Dec. 17. Unfortunately for the bowl’s Executive Director John Saccenti, the selection ...

  • A&E

    The 78-year-old Oscar winner will unveil his collection of original acrylics and limited-edition serigraphs at Jeff Mitchum Galleries at the Bellagio today and at the ...

  • Breaking News

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Vegas Golden Knights' trademark application a little more than two weeks after the new NHL franchise ...

  • Features

    From the annual KLUC Toy Drive to the sparkling lights of the Magical Forest, these are a few of our favorite things.

  • A&E

    Some relics of Las Vegas’ past will have a new home soon thanks, in part, to a six-figure grant that’s helping the Neon Museum expand ...

  • Intersection

    Did Foley fumble the puck?

  • Noise

    George Strait, Tim McGraw, Jennifer Nettles and many more hit town in December.

  • Nightlife

    The short rib grilled cheese is a winter hit.

  • Nightlife

    The atmosphere alone is enough to have you recalling a bygone and glorious era, and the menu only fortifies that feeling.

  • Cosmopolitan

    The hip resort sits at the corner of Harmon Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard and is surrounded by properties owned by MGM Resorts International and ...

  • Taste

    Put down those bags and get yourself some ceviche.

  • Nightlife

    DJ Baby Yu begins a new monthly residency at the Foundation Room in January.

  • A&E

    Plus, a benefit show at 11th Street Records and We Are Pancakes plays Triple B.