Memorial Day weekend is the official start to the summer, and the Phoenix/Scottsdale area has lots of great parties to kick off the summer season.
W Scottsdale’s Memorial Day weekend will feature DJ Brazzabelle on Saturday, May 23 and DJ Brooke Evers on Sunday, May 24, as well as a Beach Bunny fashion show poolside on Sunday, May 24 on the WET Deck. Tickets are on sale now at wscottsdaletickets.com. For VIP cabana or daybed reservations, call 480.970.2101.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Kicking off summer boardwalk style, the “Princess Party on the Pier” is May 22-25, 2015, bringing a throwback to the heyday of seaside amusements with caricaturists, speed painters, chalk artists, a Sugar Shack for sweet treats and steel drummers by the pool. As an added bonus, guests may lounge a little longer with a complimentary late check-out of 4 p.m. on Monday, May 25. For more information and reservations, visit fairmont.com.
Maya Day & Nightclub
Maya Day & Nightclub’s Memorial Day weekend lineup includes Chris Lake on Friday night, May 22, DVBBS on Saturday, May 23 and Chromeo on Sunday, May 24. To purchase tickets, visit MayaClubAZ.com or SLETickets.com.
Hotel Valley Ho
Hotel Valley Ho will have live music poolside all weekend, with the Jake Dean Band playing 3:00-6:00pm Friday, and DJ Adrian Michaels spinning 1:30-5:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Pool access will be reserved for hotel guests only. Enjoy brunch and the bloody mary + mimosa bar at ZuZu, and treat yourself to 90 minutes of VH Spa services, plus a glass of wine or Champagne, for just $99 (plus service charge). Book the Stay2Play Package and get two welcome drinks, $30 in hotel gift cards nightly, and much more, starting at $329. Get more info and make reservations at hotelvalleyho.com.
Hotel Palomar Phoenix
Bar LUSTRE and the rooftop pool at Hotel Palomar Phoenix will have a DJ Saturday and Sunday from 2pm – 6pm and 8pm – midnight and on Monday from 1pm – 5pm. There will be games like Champong, cornhole and table tennis and plenty of fun in the sun. This is free and open to the public. There is a $10 entrance fee for non-hotel guests. Free entry if you show your UBER receipt. To purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite.com (search for LUSTRE Memorial Day).