Ho-Ho-Hoe Down Week at McFadden’s Combining holiday cheer and rodeo fun, the Rio saloon presents a weeklong NFR celebration complete with an ugly sweater party. Don your cowboy best or some hideous holiday-wear on Saturday—guests dressed in-theme get their first drink free. December 1-10; ugly sweater/cowboy party on December 3, 8 p.m.; free entry.
Alex Meraz at Vanity If Breaking Dawn: Part 1 didn’t quench your thirst for some blood-sucking vampire vs. werewolf action, you’re in luck—Alex Meraz (also known as Paul from the Twilight saga wolfpack and a skilled break dancer) will host the Hard Rock nightspot. Team Edward, consider this fair warning. December 2, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Luciana at The Bank The British recording artist topped Billboard’s dance charts with her latest single, “I’m Still Hot.” And with some help from Golden Girl Betty White, the track’s music video went viral. She performs at the Bellagio nightclub on Friday, with resident DJ David Christian also supplying sounds. December 2, doors at 10:30 p.m., $30.
Santa Pub Crawl The biannual holiday cheer is back, and this time you don’t have to worry about sweating in your Santa suit. Pub crawlers are encouraged to wear all kinds of holiday gear, and all the stops along the way—El Cortez at 8 p.m., Insert Coin(s) at 9 p.m., Gold Spike at 10 p.m., Hogs & Heifers at 11 p.m., Fitzgeralds’ Vue Bar at midnight, Golden Gate Casino at 1 a.m.—will donate proceeds to the Melanoma Research Foundation. December 3, 8 p.m., begins at the El Cortez, free.
Holly Madison’s Birthday at Chateau Possibly the city’s most visible resident, Peepshow starlet Holly Madison blows out the candles Saturday night at the Paris nightspot. Fans of the blonde beauty’s E! reality show should especially take note, as Madison is often seen out and about with her Holly’s World entourage. Although we at Weekly are rooting for a Hef cameo ... December 3, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Robbie Rivera at Surrender The Puerto Rican house DJ brings his Dance or Die tour to the Encore nightclub Saturday night, in support of his album series of the same name. December 3, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.
DiscGlow at Lavo “Intimate lighting” is taken to another level Tuesday night, as the Venetian venue presents another installment of its monthly black light bash. Glow wear is encouraged and glow accessories (necklaces, bracelets and rings) will be given out to guests, with French electro and house producer Joachim Garraud bringing the noise. December 6, doors at 11 p.m., $20 men, $10 women, local ladies free.
Mustache Bash at Ghostbar Movember is over, but the facial hair festivities aren’t. The Palms nightspot presents a mustachioed edition of its weekly Snitch party, complete with a best mustache competition. Sport your best ’stache and enjoy sounds supplied by special guest DJ Them Jeans and Palms resident M!KEATTACK. December 7, 10 p.m., $20, local ladies free.