Las Vegas Weekly Celebrates 2017 Best Of Vegas Awards At XS Nightclub At Encore Las Vegas

Las Vegas Weekly crowned the city’s hottest restaurants, nightclubs, entertainment, personalities and more during their 2017 Best of Vegas Awards party at Vegas favorite and 2017 “Best Megaclub” recipient XS Nightclub inside Encore Las Vegas the evening of Saturday, July 15.


Upon entry, 2017 Best of Vegas winners were greeted with an award certificate and escorted to the red carpet where they took pictures with Skin City Body Painting models decked out in flames. Winners were then guided into the nightclub, which was styled throughout with themed Best of Vegas graphics. Guests commemorated the evening by taking selfies with an enlarged Las Vegas Weekly 2017 Best of Vegas Cover, designed by Eric Vozolla and animation designed by Brett Bolton.

Hundreds of the publication’s loyal readers joined the winners on the dance floor and sipped complimentary cocktails provided by Effen Vodka and Cruzan Rum while dancing the night away. Among the attendees were Greenspun Media Group Publisher Gordon Prouty; Las Vegas Weekly publisherMark De Pooter; Las Vegas Weekly Editor Spencer Patterson; Las Vegas Weekly Managing Editor Brock Radke; and other Greenspun Media Group staff.

The coveted awards included 100 categories encompassing readers’ choice and editors’ picks: Best Girls Night Out: Magic Mike Live, Best Place to See a Rising Comic: The Dirty at 12:30, Readers’ Choice Best Strip Casino: The Cosmopolitan, Best Local Celebrity You’ll Probably Run Into: Nicolas Cage, Readers’ Choice Best Vegas Athlete: Bryce Harper, Readers’ Choice Best Music Venue: Brooklyn Bowl, Readers’ Choice Best Park: Sunset Park, and many more.

Readers nominated their favorite dining, nightlife and entertainment picks in a poll conducted through
A full list of winners is available online at, and in the Thursday, July 13 issue of Las Vegas Weekly.