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The Ultimate July Recess Fridays Lineup at Bel-Aire Backyard

a photo of three girls at Bel-Aire Backyard, a Las Vegas pool bar, with drinks in their hands

Summer in Las Vegas is heating up, and there's no better place to cool down and have a blast than at Bel-Aire Backyard. Nestled in the vibrant Durango Casino & Resort, Bel-Aire Backyard's Recess Fridays is the go-to #sunsetswim party that locals and visitors alike have been raving about. From 4 PM to 10 PM every Friday, you can dive into the fun, enjoy delicious cocktails, savor mouth-watering food, and dance the night away to incredible music. The best part? Locals get in for free!

What to Expect at Recess Fridays

Recess Fridays at Bel-Aire Backyard is not just another pool party. It’s an immersive experience that brings together the best of Las Vegas nightlife, poolside relaxation, and gourmet outdoor dining. The event kicks off at 4 PM, giving you plenty of time to unwind after work, grab a refreshing cocktail from one of our two outdoor bars, and take a dip in the pool to beat the summer heat.

Las Vegas Pool Bar Atmosphere

Bel-Aire Backyard boasts one of the best pool bars in Las Vegas. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic cocktail or something more exotic, our talented bartenders are ready to serve up your favorite drinks. As you sip and savor, you can enjoy the stunning sunset views that only Las Vegas can offer. The relaxed atmosphere and vibrant crowd make it the perfect spot to chill and socialize.

Extended Food Menu to Satisfy Your Cravings

Feeling hungry? Our extended food menu is designed to satisfy all your cravings. From light snacks to hearty meals, there's something for everyone. Imagine enjoying delicious bites while lounging by the pool, surrounded by great music and even better company. It's outdoor dining at its finest, right here in the heart of Summerlin.

July’s Stacked Lineup for Recess Fridays

This July, we have an incredible lineup of DJs and special events that will make your Fridays unforgettable. Here's a sneak peek at what's in store:

Friday, July 12th: DJ Halftime Hooper with We The Beat

the DJ Halftime Hooper from We The Beat on July 12th at Bel-Aire Backyards Recess Friday

On July 12th, we're thrilled to collaborate with We The Beat, a renowned music collective from Santa Barbara and Las Vegas. They’re bringing DJ Halftime Hooper to the stage, who will be pushing the boundaries of music discovery with his unique sound. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind performance that promises to keep you dancing all night long.

Friday, July 19th: DJ PHNM from Mac Agency + Jobee Swimwear Fashion Show

A photo of four girls in Jobee Swimwear, a local swimwear company that is doing a pop up store at Bel-Aire Backyard on Friday, July 19th

Next up, on July 19th, we have DJ PHNM from the Mac Agency collective. Known for his eclectic mixes and infectious beats, DJ PHNM will keep the party going strong. His sets are a perfect blend of different genres, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Additionally, we are featuring a Jobee Swimwear Bikini Fashion Show & Giveaway. Jobee Swimwear will be in a cabana hosting a pop-up store for all the ladies interested in purchasing or checking out their swimwear. We are also holding a raffle where 10 lucky winners will each get to pick out a bikini from the pop-up store.

Friday, July 26th: Sunset Luau Event

Fire dancers for the sunset luau party by Ai Pono Cafe at Recess Fridays on July 26th

To wrap up the month, we’re hosting our first ever Sunset Luau event on Recess Fridays. This is not just a party; it's an experience you won't want to miss. Here’s what we have lined up for this special night:

Ai Pono Cafe Pop-Up

Ai Pono Cafe, famous for its authentic Hawaiian street food, will have a pop-up at the event. Chef Gene will be in attendance, serving up delicious dishes that will transport your taste buds straight to the islands. Whether you’re craving poke, kalua pork, or other Hawaiian delicacies, Ai Pono has got you covered.

Live Reggae Music and Entertainment

Adding to the tropical vibe, we’ll have DJ AD spinning reggae tunes from 5 PM to 10 PM. But that’s not all! A live performance by Kaipo Kapua will also be performing, bringing the soulful and rhythmic sounds of the islands to Las Vegas. And for the grand finale, enjoy a traditional fire show that will leave you in awe. 

Traditional Pig Roast

What’s a luau without a pig roast? Our live pig roast will be a feast for both your eyes and your stomach. It’s the perfect way to round off an evening of amazing food, music, and entertainment.

Why Recess Fridays at Bel-Aire Backyard is a Must-Attend Event

Recess Fridays is more than just a pool party; it's a celebration of life, community, and the joys of summer. Here’s why you should make it a part of your summer plans:

Free Entry for Locals

That’s right! Locals can enjoy all the fun for free. It’s our way of giving back to the community and ensuring everyone can join in the summer festivities.

Ideal Location

Bel-Aire Backyard is conveniently located at Durango Casino & Resort, making it easily accessible for everyone in the Las Vegas area, especially those in Summerlin. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, our venue offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Perfect Atmosphere

With stunning sunset views, refreshing pools, delicious food, and incredible music, the atmosphere at Recess Fridays is unbeatable. It’s the perfect place to relax, unwind, and create lasting memories with friends and family.

Unforgettable Experiences

From the amazing DJ performances to the special events like our Sunset Luau, Recess Fridays offers unforgettable experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. Every week is different, ensuring there’s always something new and exciting to look forward to.

Join Us This July for Recess Fridays

Don’t miss out on the ultimate summer experience at Bel-Aire Backyard. With free entry for locals, a stacked lineup of DJs, delicious food, and refreshing drinks, Recess Fridays is the place to be. Whether you’re looking to relax after work, party with friends, or enjoy a unique event like our Sunset Luau, we have something for everyone. Mark your calendars and get ready to make the most of your summer Fridays with us.

We can't wait to see you at Bel-Aire Backyard for Recess Fridays this July. Come for the pool, stay for the party, and create memories that will last a lifetime. See you here!