by Michael J. Shapiro | February 01, 2017
What to expect from the hottest clubs in Vegas

Before you book an event beyond a velvet rope, it helps to know what to expect from the current crop of clubs in Sin City. Here's a crib sheet with some favorites.

Jewel (Aria)  
• Size: 24,000 square feet, two levels
 Spaces: A main club above the dance floor has more than 1,400 square feet of LED ribbons that pulse with the music; five VIP rooms with custom themes overlook the dance floor.
 Capacity: Private events of 250  to 1,925 people are accommodated.
• Music: Electronic and pop

Party like a rock star, or alongside
one, perhaps, at Marquee.
 Marquee (The Cosmopolitan)  
 Size: 60,000 square feet, multi-levels
• Spaces: The "Boom Box," a mixed-format room with a dance floor; the low-key Library retreat; a domed pool club; an outdoor rooftop pool deck with 10 bungalow cabanas and eight grand cabanas, plus two island bars
 Capacity: Private events for up to 3,000 people
 Music: Electronic and top 40

Omnia (Caesars Palace)  
 Size: 75,000 square feet, multi-levels
 Spaces: The main room has a large dance floor and a gigantic LED chandelier that moves to the music; an outdoor terrace overlooks the Strip.
• Good to know: Free entry with room key card on Thursdays and Sundays
 Music: Electronic music DJs Calvin Harris and Kaskade have residencies

Tao (Venetian)  
 Size: 60,000 square feet, multi-levels, including restaurant and banquet facilities
 Spaces: Flexible layout and room variety, plus a private beach with cabanas
 Capacity: For groups of 15 to 3,000
 Dining: The Tao restaurant offers Chinese/Japanese/Thai fusion fare.
• Music: Open format, heavy on top-40

XS (Encore)  
 Size: 16,000 square feet indoors
 Spaces: The gold-lined interior includes two full-service bars; outdoors, there is poolside seating, while 26 two-story private cabanas surround the pool.
 Good to know: Surreal 3-D imagery inside; swimming events outside during the summer
 Music: House and electronic