Mario Lopez at Club Nikki Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Saved by the Bell’s A.C. Slater! The buff America’s Best Dance Crew host will party at the beachy Tropicana nightclub’s Friday night fiesta. September 16, doors at 10:30 p.m., $50 men, $30 women.
Shangela at Krave If you’re a fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race, one word should come to mind: HALLELOO! The self-proclaimed “Debutantess of the Deep South” performs at the Friday installment of the gay club’s Pride Weekend celebration. Go-go dancers and sounds supplied by DJ Silence complete the 18-plus event. September 16, doors at 10:30 p.m., 21+: $20, locals free before 12:30 a.m., 18-20: $15, $10 before midnight.
Safari at Tao Beach There’s no need for binoculars or khaki on this safari. The pool club offers an open bar from 1 to 2 p.m. for anyone in an animal print swimsuit, so grab your best zebra-, leopard- or tiger-inspired water wear and head to the Venetian venue for a cost-effective afternoon under the sun. September 17, doors at 10 a.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Diddy & Andy Moor at Rain If you’re a celeb stalker who’s into trance music, this nightlife two-for-one deal might just make your day. The Grammy-nominated DJ spins for Paul Oakenfold’s Perfecto party while Diddy simultaneously hosts the club’s after-fight fête. DJs Zen Freeman and Stellar open. September 17, doors at 10 p.m., $40, local ladies free.
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day at McFadden’s Why wait until mid-March to get your green on? The Rio saloon celebrates the holiday six months early with a lineup of drink specials and live Irish entertainment. Enjoy music by the Celtic Rockers and McFadden’s Desert Skye Pipes and Drums while you sip on $5 pitchers of green beer. See the club grid for more details. September 17, 8 p.m., free entry.
Boom Boom Dance at Beauty Bar Rawkerz presents a multifaceted dance party Saturday night at the hipster hangout. Get down with your bad self to indie, new wave, ’80s, freestyle, dance and moombahton grooves supplied by DJs Wizdumb, Bad Beat and Johnny Rox. A live performance by Von Kin completes the boogie bash. September 17, 9 p.m., free entry.
Maxim’s Hometown Hotties at Pure The men’s magazine’s weekend takeover comes to an end Saturday at the Caesars Palace nightclub. The top 10 ladies in its annual Hometown Hotties contest will be revealed, with residents Konnex, Reaction and Joey Mazzola working the DJ booth. Two local ladies—Valerie and Cara—are still vying for your vote, so head to hometownhotties.com to show them you care. September 17, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Rupert Grint at Chateau Calling all Harry Potter fans! Saturday night is your night at Chateau. No, butterbeer will not be on hand, but Ron Weasley will! Join the British actor as he celebrates his 23rd birthday at the Paris nightspot. And yes, Slytherin enthusiasts, you’re invited, too. September 17, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.