Friday, May 24, 2013 | 4 p.m.
Memorial Day Weekend means four full days of partying in Las Vegas. Brace yourself and read on to plan your ideal holiday weekend. You can read a complete guide to the weekend here or read on for our best entertainment bets for the weekend:
Friday-Sunday: Ralphie May at South Point
Comedian Ralphie May is large and in charge and ready to make you laugh with a three-night run at the South Point Showroom. The veteran of "Last Comic Standing" will have you in stitches with his ode to Chik-fil-A and what it was like to swim in Saddam Hussein's pool.
Friday-Sunday: Punk Rock Bowling
Punk Rock Bowling is a four-day punk rock festival event that takes place downtown just off Fremont Street. The weekend kicks off Friday night with five club shows and the Outdoor Festival begins Saturday afternoon. The festival is all ages and kids 8 and under are free. There is no re-entry, but food and drink vendors will be on-site. The lineup includes Bad Religion, Devo, Bouncing Souls, Flag and The Dirty Panties. Club shows are 21 and over except for the Fremont Country Club shows which are 18 and over. Click here for more information on specific events and pricing.
Friday-Monday: Grand opening of Light and Daylight
Light Nightclub and Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay open this weekend with a huge lineup of big name DJs. With Cirque du Soleil involved, the dramatic effect is sure to be amped up. Catch Zedd and Hook N Sling at Light on Friday and Skrillex at Eclipse, Daylight's nighttime pool party, on Sunday. Cover charges vary. Light opens at 10 p.m. and Daylight opens at 11 a.m.
Saturday: Kings of the Mic Tour at the Joint
Kings of the Mic Tour brings the biggest names in classic hip hop to the Joint at Hard Rock. Public Enemy, Ice Cube, LL Cool J and De La Soul prove they are worthy of the label of hip-hop legend as they perform at along with DJ Z-Trip. Tickets are $46-$66 and the show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: Fuel and Lit at Fremont Street Experience
Fuel & Lit perform downtown at the Fremont Street Experience. Lit, known for hits like "My Own Worst Enemy" shares the stage with Fuel, known for hits like "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)." The concert is free and begins at 9 p.m.
Saturday: Claire Sinclair autograph signings
"Pin Up" star Claire Sinclair celebrates her 22nd birthday this weekend with several appearances. Fans can wish her a happy birthday at Bettie Page Clothing Store at Miracle Mile Shops from 5-6 p.m. and from 8-9 p.m. at the DV Love Boutique Grand Opening at the Stratosphere Tower Shops.
Sunday: Fleetwood Mac at MGM Grand
Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will perform inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Grammy-winning group and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will embark on the “Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 Tour” after a three-year break. The new tour also marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the group’s classic album “Rumours,” one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies. “Rumours” was at the top of the pop charts for more than 31 weeks and had four Top 10 singles. Tickets are $55-165 and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Sunday: Tuff-N-Uff at South Point
Tuff-N-Uff's FestiBrawl at South Point features a pre-party includes food, drinks and live music, and starts at 5:30 p.m. The night’s first fight is at 7 p.m. The fightcard includes undefeated Tuff-N-Uff middleweight champion Dylan Jahrling (5-0) seek the first defense of his belt against former Tuff-N-Uff light heavyweight titleholder Khalil Rountree (3-1). Tickets are $25-50
Monday: Memorial Day pool party at the Riviera
The Riviera hosts a Memorial Day pool party beginning at 9 a.m. featuring a poolside barbecue, live DJ, games and other prizes. Drink specials include $2 small and $4 large Rolling Rock drafts, $20 buckets of 8 Bud and Bud Light and $3 Long Islands and cosmopolitans.