22 Places You’ll Go in Las Vegas After Dark

For the vaxxed and masked that still want to party, there’s no shortage of places to go

Las Vegas is in recovery mode this weekend. It was a big time New Year’s Eve, but with all the parties came the inevitable hangovers and the even more inevitable Omicron.

It wouldn’t be surprising to see the lines at testing sites are longer than those to get into the clubs over the next four nights, but for the vaxxed and masked that still want to party, there’s no shortage of places to go, even if we’re in that weird “just turned 2022” period where things are a little more toned-down while we get ready for Chinese New Year and the Super Bowl.

Here are the places you’ll go this weekend:

Thursday, January 6

DANCE: The CES crowds are smaller again this year, but that could mean an easier time getting into Hakkasan Nightclub, where resident headliner and Vegas hero Steve Aoki is back behind the decks for CES Week. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, hakkasangroup.com

And “Greedy Greedy” artist Kuromi takes her turn at Resorts World’s Zouk Nightclub, which just happens to be right across the Strip from the Las Vegas Convention Center. How about that? 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, zoukgrouplv.com

Friday, January 7

HEAR: The Lou Bronson Band pulls into Myron’s Cabaret at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts tonight, where the classic horn group will play your favorites from Chicago, James Brown, Tower of Power, Steely Dan, Joe Cocker, and more. 7 p.m., $29-$45, thesmithcenter.com

And if you’ve never had the chance to catch iconic Vegas 80s tribute band The Spazmatics in concert (or maybe you have but you just need to feel like you’re alive again), you can do it at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort. 9 p.m., stationcasinolive.com

DANCE: With CES in town, nightclubs have got their A-listers bringing their A-game to the clubs on Friday night. Who tops your list?

On Your Mind” artist and Superman’s pal Kaskade swoops into OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace, and he’s doing it all for truth, justice, and a better tomorrow. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, hakkasangroup.com

Meanwhile, at XS Nightclub, The Chainsmokers try to recreate the magic of last weekend’s New Year’s Eve blowout. So if you missed them on December 31, here’s your chance. 10:30 p.m., $55-$100, wynnsocial.com

Meanwhile, Zedd looks to recreate the same New Year’s magic he brought to Zouk Nightclub last weekend. 10:30 p.m., $50-$75, zoukgrouplv.com

On the heels of Thursday’s season premiere of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, Rhode Island native Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio will play The Cosmopolitan’s Marquee Nightclub. 10 p.m., $20-$30, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com

Courtesy of Marqueelv’s Instagram

And The Venetian’s TAO Nightclub enlists Mike Attack to spread joyfulness to the party masses. 10:30 p.m., $20-$30, taolvnc.taogroup.com

Saturday, January 8

CHEER: It’s been a rough six months for Vegas Golden Knights fans still lamenting the Marc-Andre Fleury trade. Tonight is your chance to show him some love when the Chicago Blackhawks arrive to take a beating at The Fortress. 7 p.m., t-mobilearena.com

EXPERIENCE: You don’t have to have kids to be a huge Disney fan. Trust us, there will be some childless adults grinning with glee when Disney on Ice presents Dream Big skates into the Thomas and Mack Center this week. Catch the evening show before you hit the club. 7 p.m., $25-$115, unlvtickets.com

You may have heard that the Las Vegas Raiders have, improbably, put themselves in position to go to the NFL playoffs if they can win their game on Sunday. Fremont Country Club in downtown’s Fremont East district wants to get you hyped with a Raider Nation Party hosted by Oakland native Too $hort. 8 p.m., $50-$500, eventbrite.com

The Sahara’s AZILO Ultra Lounge debuts its new Saturday night party, VIBRA, tonight. It’s billed as a “visual experience with some of the city’s most creative cirque performers and the Strip’s sexiest dancers.” The Frenchies will also be on hand to provide the soundtrack. 7 p.m., FREE, azilolasvegas.com

Courtesy of Sahara Las Vegas’ Instagram

DANCE: If you’re not tired out yet, get back on the dance floor with your best friend (and mine too!) Party Favor at Hakkasan Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, hakkasangroup.com

Or, if want triple the DJ action, Cash Cash is doing their thing at Zouk Nightclub tonight. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, zoukgrouplv.com

DJ Five and Eric D-Lux will compete for your affections at XS Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $35-$55, wynnsocial.com

“Safe With Me” duo Loud Luxury takes over OMNIA. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, hakkasangroup.com

Over on Fremont Street, DISCOPUSSY welcomes its newest resident DJ, Mary Droppinz. 10 p.m., $13, discopussydtlv.com

And brothers Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee, collectively known as Rae Sremmurd, play their first Drai’s Nightclub show of 2022 on Saturday. 10:30 p.m., $40-$60, draisgroup.com

Sunday, january 9

CHEER: The aforementioned Las Vegas Raiders have had such a late surge that their home game against the Los Angeles Chargers is getting the NBC Sunday Night Football spotlight. If you want to pregame, Starbase is hosting a Tech and Tailgate party with music by DJ Tony Sinatra, food from Buster’s Dawg House and The Edible Bunch, with $3 beer and $5 shot specials. 3 p.m., FREE, starbaselv.com

Could the Raiders actually make the playoffs? Would you even care if you were having the time of your life partying at Wynn Field Club inside Allegiant Stadium? One of those answers is definitely a yes. wynnsocial.com

And, depending on how it goes, you can either celebrate the Raiders making the playoffs or laugh it off at Marquee Nightclub, where Lil Jon is headlining the latest edition of Night Circus. 10 p.m., $20-$30, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com

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