If New York is the city that never sleeps, Las Vegas is the city that never stops partying. From its earliest days (or, at least since it legalized gambling in 1931), the western city has been a popular destination among those looking to cut loose. And with one of the highest concentrations of nightclubs in the country, it continues to be the #1 going-out town in the U.S. to this day.
In celebration of America's best party destination, Stacker spotlighted 20 iconic parties and party venues from Las Vegas history. From over-the-top billionaire birthday bashes to the craziest celebrity bachelor parties, the tales of these blowouts are sure to make your jaw drop. Truly, you had to be there. But if you didn't get an invite to these legendary parties, that doesn't mean you can't throw an unforgettable gathering of your own. We've also included some of the most epic party venues for you to explore on your next trip to Sin City, from its most expensive club to its most unique.
Read on to get some inspiration for your next Vegas night out.
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