EDC’s in town, but it’s not the only party. From chowing down at a Jamaican food pop-up to chilling at a Scandinavian picnic, here’s what to do in Las Vegas this weekend (May 19 – 21).
1. Eat some island-style grub at a Jamaican pop-up
Join Chef Ryan DiMaria from Yaad Patty at Braeswood BBQ in the Arts District for a delicious island pop-up from 1-10 pm! Experience an authentic take on Jamaican street food by ordering some scratch-made patties, jerk chicken, and other delicious bites. The signature patties are made with imported spices and available in options like jerk chicken and Beyond meat.
When: Friday, 1 – 10 pm
Where: Braeswood BBQ in the Arts District
2. Party like an animal at Electric Daisy Carnival
Are you ready to party? Because it’s time for EDC! The three-day festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a spectacle of music, neon lights, and skimpy rave gear. Prepare to dance at sets by more than 200 DJs across nine stages. Art installations and carnival rides set the scene.
When: Friday – Sunday
Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway
3. Celebrate Scandinavian culture at a picnic
Join the Vegas Viking Lodge Sons of Norway for their Syttende Mai Picnic at Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City from 11 am-2 pm! This event offers an array of fun activities, including a parade, music, and exciting games like Toss the Lutefisk. Come celebrate Norwegian heritage and culture with this lively community event!
Admission is free.
When: Saturday, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: Veterans Memorial Park
4. Sip wine and soak in the view
Looking for a perfect combination of wine and breathtaking views? Look no further than the Legacy Club on the 60th floor of Circa. The snazzy rooftop is debuting Skyline Sips, where you can indulge in at least 25 different wines and delicious charcuterie while listening to live music.
Tickets start at $125. SKYLINE20 gets you a 20% discount online.
When: Saturday, 2 – 5 pm
Where: Legacy Club at Circa
5. Enjoy a beer fest
Wine not your thing? Drink beer instead at Big Dog’s Brewing Co. The brewery hosts the Nevada Tap Takeover with at least 16 local beer makers. Each beer is $6, and there will be plenty of food specials to go with.
When: Saturday, 4 – 11 pm
Where: Big Dog’s
6. Shop Local
Shop local and support small business at the Tivoli Night Market. There will be food, music, artisans, and performances by the Vegas Dinos. Bring your dog to make the night even more fun.
When: Saturday, 5 – 10 pm
Where: Tivoli Village