WAKApalooza includes plenty of social activities and parties, with exclusive access and specials for all participants with an official Party Wristband.  Two types of Party Wristbands are available: ​Weekend Party Wristband $75 (Fri-Sun) and the Extended Party Wristband $95 (Tues-Tues).  A Party Wristband is required to attend all WAKApalooza events and parties, as well as shuttle access from the host hotel.

Below is a list of all the exclusive parties for WAKApalooza 2019.

YOU MUST HAVE A PARTY WRISTBAND TO GET IN TO ANY PARTIES (unless otherwise noted)  

Still need a wristband?  Go to https://www.clubwaka.com/wakapalooza/wristband-details

 

(if you only want to show up to one or 2 parties, you can also pay a direct cover at the door.  Depending on party, cover prices range from $40-$50)

 

 

 

Tuesday 10/8

  • WHAT: "HOLD MY BEER"  Way Too Early Top Secret Party (private)

  • WHERE:  Meet at Center Bar, Hard Rock Hotel - Main Floor.  Final destination top secret (Sa's favorite Vegas spot)

  • WHEN: 10pm, Tuesday 10/8

  • HOW:  Casino main floor.  Walk from your hotel room.

  • DRESS CODE:   Sophisticated casual.  Meaning no shorts and flip flops.   If not sure, look nice. Why not?

  • LINE: No line.  Meet at Center Bar in hotel for drinks to pre-game.  Final destination is off property.

  • FOOD:  No, they do not serve food at this top secret location, but you are welcome to bring your own.  Plus you can grab food walking distance nearby.

  • WHAT ELSE:  This isn't really an officially scheduled WAKApalooza event.  But we know there are crazy people who get into Vegas this early.  If you went to this last year, you know what an amazing time it was.

  • TIP:   Eat in advance.   We will be doing very intimate things.  Plus plenty of free alcohol. Leave your inhibitions back at the hotel room and get ready to make a new best friend.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  YES

 

Wednesday 10/9

  • WHAT:  "PINK PARTY" Early Bird Meet & Greet Mixer (private)

  • WHERE:  Pink Taco, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 7pm - 9pm, Wednesday 10/9

  • HOW:  Casino floor of hotel, right between Paradise and Casino Towers.

  • DRESS CODE:     Casual and comfortable...and pink.  Because it's Wednesday.

  • LINE: No line.  Come on in to get your Party Wristbands.

  • FOOD:  Plenty of awesome food.  Try the nacho platter. 

  • WHAT ELSE:  Meet all the hard core party people who took a ton of PTO to get here early.   Large selection of drinks. Great place to start exchanging swag. Private area for CLUBWAKA in the patio.

  • TIP:   The first of many parties.  Remember it's a marathon, not a sprint.  Don't overdo it at the first event.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  N/A

 

  • WHAT: "BLACK & WHITE" 1OAK Nightclub

  • WHERE:  The Mirage Hotel & Casino

  • WHEN: 10pm - 3am, Wednesday 10/9

  • FEATURING: Sounds by DJ SHIFT

  • HOW:  Uber/Taxi to the Mirage.  About 10 minute drive from Hard Rock.

  • DRESS CODE: Vegas Nightclub. No tennis shoes. Ladies - dress up, Men - collared shirt or sport coat, nice jeans or better. Dress as best as you possibly can.   Black/white theme.

  • LINE: Separate WAKA VIP line. Expect a 5-10 minute wait to get in. The closer to 11pm you arrive, the quicker and easier it is. If you arrive close to midnight, expect a 20/30 minute wait in the VIP line. Men, do not arrive with dudes only. Find some ladies to go in with.

  • FOOD: no, please eat before  (see Pink Taco party above)

  • WHAT ELSE: Staff and players are meeting together at Center Bar and going to the club together. Meet at Center Bar by 10pm and we'll all head over in one large group and get everyone in Uber/Taxi carpools.

  • TIP: Easiest night to meet players, given smaller volume.  Take advantage of it to make new friends.

  • VIP TABLE: Available for purchase upon arrival

 

  • WHAT: "HUSH" On The Record Late Night Speakeasy & Club

  • WHERE:  Park MGM

  • WHEN: 1am - 4am, Wednesday 10/9

  • FEATURING: DJ and Private Karaoke Rooms

  • HOW:  Uber/Taxi to the Park MGM.  About 5 minute drive from Hard Rock, 10 minutes from 1OAK

  • DRESS CODE: Vegas Nightclub. No tennis shoes. Ladies - dress up, Men - collared shirt or sport coat, nice jeans or better. Dress as best as you possibly can.   Black/white theme.

  • LINE: Separate WAKA VIP line. Expect a 5-10 minute wait to get in. 

  • FOOD: no

  • WHAT ELSE: Speakeasy club requires upscale attire.

  • TIP: Go straight with the crew from 1OAK.

 

THURSDAY 10/10

  • WHAT:  "SHARK TANK" Pool Party (private)

  • WHERE:  Dish & Breathe Pool, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 12pm - 6pm, Thursday 10/10

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by DJ MM

  • HOW:  Walk from your hotel room.  Must go through HRH Tower to get to pool.

  • DRESS CODE:   Pool attire. Shark themed.  Small personal bags allowed.

  • LINE: No line.  Cabanas and daybeds are first come first serve

  • FOOD:  Yes.

  • WHAT ELSE:  Unlike Sunday Rehab, security rules are a little more relaxed here.   

  • TIP:   Plenty of free cabanas and daybeds for you and your friends to relax, but there will not be "cabana bottle service."  Come early to get your best spot. No advance reservations required.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  Cabanas available first come first serve 

 

  • WHAT:  "FROST YOURSELF" WAKApalooza Kickoff Party (private)

  • WHERE:  Craft + Community, Hard Rock Hotel - Main Floor

  • WHEN: 10pm - 3am, Thursday 10/10

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by Various

  • HOW:  Casino main floor.  Walk from your hotel room.

  • DRESS CODE:   Casual or Formal. Them is "Frost Yourself" - Be as creative as you want.

  • LINE: 5 minute line at most to check ID and wristbands. 

  • FOOD:  No. Eat before.

  • WHAT ELSE:  The Thursday parties are very popular.  Come early to avoid long wait at the bar. 

  • TIP:   Drink prices at the Hard Rock are very reasonable.   Come ready to party.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  N/A

 

FRIDAY 10/11

  • WHAT:  "PIRATES & MERMAIDS" Pool Party (private)

  • WHERE:  Nirvana Beach, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 12pm - 6pm, Friday 10/11

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by DJ MANCAT and DJ ROCK

  • HOW:  Walk from your hotel room.  Must go through HRH Tower to get to pool. 

  • DRESS CODE:   Pool attire. Small personal bags allowed.  No weapons or props.

  • LINE: 5-10 minutes to check people in.

  • FOOD:  Yes.

  • WHAT ELSE:  Unlike Sunday Rehab, security rules are a little more relaxed here.   

  • TIP:   Friday pool parties are insane for WAKApalooza.  If you don't have a reserved cabana/daybed already, come early to find a nice spot to claim.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  YES. Prices starting at $500.   Email Joel at joel.cannon@hrhvegas.com

 

  • WHAT:  CLUBWAKA FLIP CUP TOURNAMENT (private)

  • WHERE:  Nirvana Cafe, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 5pm, Friday 10/11

  • HOW:  Next to Nirvana Pool.

  • DRESS CODE:   Pool attire. Small personal bags allowed.

  • LINE: No line

  • FOOD:  Yes.

  • WHAT ELSE:   The whole event starts off with a Survivor Flip Cup Challenge.  Winner receives free CLUBWAKA registration for a year. After Survivor will be the team base challenge, a double elimination tournament for cash prize and WAKA BUCKS ($500 value)

  • REGISTRATION:  Spots still available.  Go to https://www.clubwaka.com/events/bar-games/friday/6985

 

  • WHAT:  "MASQUERADE BALL" Vanity Nightclub (Private)

  • WHERE:  Vanity Nightclub, Hard Rock Hotel - 2nd Floor (HRH Tower)

  • WHEN: 10pm - 3am, Friday 10/11

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by THE CK ONE, DJ MANCAT

  • HOW:  2nd floor of HRH Tower.  Literally next to escalator.

  • DRESS CODE:   Masquerade theme.   Dress up. Let's clean up nice.  (costumes okay)

  • LINE: 5 minute line at most to check ID and wristbands. 

  • FOOD:  No. Eat before.

  • WHAT ELSE:  Vanity was our #1 ranked nightclub party the past 2 years.   Don't miss this. Also, this party is not near any hotel rooms, so players wishing to go to bed early Friday will have a quiet night to rest.  Who does that?

  • TIP:   Very reasonable drink prices.   Plenty of bars. Bring your whole team.  It's really an amazing party. Even if you have to wake up early Saturday, swing by for a little bit.   Photo booth will be available.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  YES. Private booths/tables starting at $600.  Email Joel at joel.cannon@hrhvegas.com

 

SATURDAY 10/12

  • WHAT: "RELAX AND SPLASH" Pool Party

  • WHERE:  Marquee Dayclub, Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

  • WHEN: 12pm - 5pm, Saturday 10/12

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by LEMA

  • HOW:  Head over to The Cosmopolitan Hotel, about 5 minutes from the Hard Rock via cab/uber.

  • DRESS CODE:   Pool attire.

  • LINE: 5-10 minutes to check people in.

  • FOOD: Yes

  • WHAT ELSE: Not playing kickball or eliminated?  Come join a bunch of dodgeballers and volleyball players at one of the most popular pool and dayclubs on the Vegas Strip.

  • TIP: Marquee Dayclub will be a future staple for CLUBWAKA.  Come check out how amazing this pool party is.

  • VIP CABANANAS: YES.  Available for purchase on site.

 

  • WHAT: TRIBAL SEEDS CONCERT at the Rehab Pool

  • WHERE:  Rehab Beach Concert Stage, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 8pm - 11pm, Saturday 10/12

  • FEATURING: TRIBAL SEEDS

  • HOW:  Walk from your hotel room.  Go through Paradise Tower parking garage to get to Rehab.

  • COST:  $20 cover charge with Party Wristband.  $40 cover charge for anyone without a Party Wristband.

  • DRESS CODE:   Super casual and comfortable.   Thought event is at Rehab Pool, there will not be a night swim.

  • LINE: 5-10 minutes to check people in.

  • FOOD: Yes

  • WHAT ELSE: Rehab Concert Stage will feature one of the most popular reggae bands in the country.  Come join us for this exclusive and special event.   

  • TIP: Doors open at 7pm.  Come early to grab and drink and relax from all of the day's activites

  • VIP CABANANAS: No.  

 

  • WHAT: "PARTY ROCK" Official After Party at Omnia Nightclub

  • WHERE: Omnia Nightclub, Caesar's Palace Hotel & Casino

  • WHEN: 10pm - 4am (must get in before midnight for free entry), Saturday 10/12

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by NGHTMRE

  • HOW: CLUBWAKA will have complimentary shuttle buses to take players to Omnia from 10-11pm.   There may be a 15-20 minute wait for buses. You can also uber/taxi yourself. When you arrive,  follow the path of the taxi cabs and valet, and then you'll see ahead of you a line of 500+ super dressed up people already waiting outside in a line for the nightclub. DO NOT WAIT IN THAT LINE. Go to the front of the line, inside the actual casino and look for the line for CLUBWAKA VIP line. You'll be able to get in within 15-20 minutes (depending on how many CLUBWAKA folks are in line).

  • DRESS CODE: Vegas Nightclub. No tennis shoes. Ladies - dress up, Men - collared shirt or sport coat, nice jeans or better. In fact, dress as best as you possibly can.

  • LINE: 15-20 minute average wait. Please arrive as close to 11pm as you can, if not earlier.  Do not arrive with dudes only. If you arrive later, make sure you have plenty of ladies with you.

  • FOOD: No

  • WHAT ELSE: Today this is still the hottest nightclub in Vegas - they just do it right. The place is ridiculous and amazing and mind blowing all together. Most people wait 2 hours to get into this club. Do yourself a favor and get there early. Arrive early, find the right CLUBWAKA line, look good, be with plenty of women, and you WILL get in. I can't emphasize enough how much of a zoo it'll be outside when you first arrive. Be diligent about finding the right line to be in. Look for other CLUBWAKA players. And prepare to have an amazing time.

  • TIP: CLUBWAKA Staff will be on hand outside the club to help you find the right line. 

  • VIP TABLES: Yes, starting at $1500.   Email sa@clubwaka.com to book. 

 

  • WHAT:  "INSOMNIACS" Official AfterHours Party

  • WHERE:  Terrace Rooftop Afterhours, 

  • WHEN: 2am - 8am, Sat/Sun

  • HOW:  Rooftop of Hustler Club.  10 Minutes from Hard Rock.  10 Minutes from Omnia.

  • DRESS CODE:   Casual or nightclub attire.  Many people will be coming from the Vegas nightclubs to hit up this hot afterhours party.

  • LINE: 5 minute line at most to check ID and wristbands. 

  • FOOD:  No. Eat before.

  • WHAT ELSE:  You asked for it and we've got it - an official afterhours party until the sun comes out.  Dance and party on the rooftop all night overlooking the strip and watching the Sunday Vegas sunrise.

  • TIP:   Very reasonable drink prices.   Plenty of space to sit and relax.   Bring sunglasses if you can.

  • VIP TABLE/CABANA:  YES. Book on site.

 

SUNDAY 10/13

  • WHAT: "REHAB RETURNS" SUNDAY REHAB POOL PARTY  (private)

  • WHERE: Rehab Beach Club, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 12pm - 6pm, Sunday 10/13

  • FEATURING:   Sounds by CHOCOLATE RAIN, The CK ONE, DJ MANCAT

  • HOW: Walk from your hotel room.  Go through Paradise Tower parking garage to get to Rehab.

  • DRESS CODE: Must be in pool party attire, such as bathing suits, swim trunks, board shorts. Jeans, team sport jerseys, basketball shorts, and pants of any kind are not allowed. Purses or bags must not be bigger than 8.5x11.5"  and must be see thru.

  • LINE: 5-10 minute wait in WAKA VIP line. Seriously, get there well before 1pm. Depending on how hot it is, this place can fill up very very fast.  

  • FOOD: Yes. 

  • WHAT ELSE: Bring as little as you can to this party. Security is super strict - they check everything and will not allow any big bags in. No ecigs, no makeup compacts, no gum, etc. If you can, sunscreen up first before you arrive. Arrive early.

  • TIP: WAKApalooza's #1 rated party 5 years in a row.   It's not even close. Also it's the LAST. ONE. EVER. FOR REALS THIS TIME.

  • VIP CABANAS: YES.   Email Joel at joel.cannon@hrhvegas.com

 

  • WHAT: "KEEP IT GOING" WRAP UP PARTY

  • WHERE: Hakkasan Nightclub, MGM Grand

  • WHEN: 10pm - 3am, Sunday 10/13

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by FAED

  • HOW: 5 minute uber/tax.  

  • DRESS CODE: Vegas Nightclub - on the level of XS, Omnia, and Drais. No tennis shoes. Ladies - dress up, Men - collared shirt or sport coat, nice jeans or better. In fact, dress as best as you possibly can. 

  • LINE: CLUBWAKA VIP line. 5-10 minute wait. This club has as very good history of taking care of our players well.

  • FOOD: No.

  • WHAT ELSE: Get some rest after Rehab. Eat a good meal. Come out ready to close out WAKApalooza in style.  FAED will be spinning this night. Yup, you better arrive early - it's going to be epic.

  • TIP: Arrive early and roll in with the WAKA CEO. There is a bar/lounge in front of the nightclub that the CLUBWAKA players always pregame at starting at 10pm.   CLUBWAKA players section on the Mezzanine level.

  • VIP TABLES: Yes, starting at $700.   Email sa@clubwaka.com to book. 

 

MONDAY 10/14

  • WHAT: "HANGOVER" Pool Party

  • WHERE: Nirvana Pool, Hard Rock Hotel

  • WHEN: 12pm - 4pm, Monday 10/14

  • HOW: Walk from your hotel room.  Must go through HRH Tower to get to pool.

  • DRESS CODE: Pool attire

  • LINE: 1-2 minute wait

  • FOOD: Yes.  

  • WHAT ELSE: Recover with your fellow WAKA SHAMERS.   Check out of your hotel room, leave your luggage at the desk, and come relax with us at the pool.

  • VIP CABANAS: No.

 

  • WHAT: "OLD SCHOOL" Vegas Downtown Bar Crawl

  • WHERE: Downtown Las Vegas, Fremont St.

  • WHEN: 5pm - 9pm, Monday 10/14

  • HOW: Uber/Cab to Fremont St.  About 15 minutes from Hard Rock.

  • DRESS CODE: Casual

  • LINE: None.

  • FOOD: Yes.  

  • WHAT ELSE: Check out OG Vegas.   Plenty of Monday happy hour specials and Monday night football to boot.   Final bar crawl schedule to be released soon. Special gift/prize for all guests who make it to this event.

 

  • WHAT: "HIP HOP MONDAY" WAKAPALOOZA CLOSERS

  • WHERE: Jewel Nightclub, Aria Resort

  • WHEN: 11pm - 3am, Monday 10/14

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by LIL JON

  • HOW: 5 minute uber/tax.  

  • DRESS CODE: Vegas Night Club - on the level of XS, Omnia, and Drais. No tennis shoes. Ladies - dress up, Men - collared shirt or sport coat, nice jeans or better. In fact, dress as best as you possibly can. 

  • LINE: CLUBWAKA VIP line. 5-10 minute wait. This club has as very good history of taking care of our players well.

  • FOOD: No.

  • WHAT ELSE: Pre-game at Hard Rock Center bar at 10pm to roll out together.   Monday night at Jewel is a big R&B/Hip Hop night.  A great change of pace to close everything out.

  • TIP: Pre-game at Hard Rock Center bar at 10pm to roll out together.

  • VIP TABLES: Yes, available on site.
     

TUESDAY 10/15

  • WHAT: "STRANDED" @ OMNIA INDUSTRY NIGHT

  • WHERE: Omnia Nightclub, Caesar's Palace Hotel & Casino

  • WHEN: 10pm - 4am (must get in before midnight for free entry)

  • FEATURING:  Sounds by BORGEOUS

  • HOW: Cab or Uber over to Caesar's Palace.

  • DRESS CODE: Vegas Nightclub. No tennis shoes. Ladies - dress up, Men - collared shirt or sport coat, nice jeans or better. In fact, dress as best as you possibly can.

  • LINE: 5-10 minute average wait. Please arrive as close to 11pm as you can, if not earlier.  Do not arrive with dudes only. If you arrive later, make sure you have plenty of ladies with you.

  • FOOD: No

  • WHAT ELSE: Tuesday's at Omnia is Industry Night.   A great night to party VIP style without being super cramped and packed. 

  • TIP: Come find Sa/Jimmy in one of the VIP booths.   We may be passed out. This night is slowly turning into Lumbersexuals night, as those kids from Maine stay in Vegas until Wednesday!