In Greater Phoenix, you don't have to look very far to find sprawling water parks, posh cabanas and enviable poolside ambiance for swimming and lounging all summer long. However, if you're looking for the turn up — complete with bottle service, celebs, world-renown DJs, and plenty of sunshine — here are the best pool parties taking place throughout Phoenix this summer.
Head over to Hotel Adeline, Scottsdale, a Tribute Portfolio for the signature Liquid Sunshine Pool Party every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day weekend. Not only do DJs, signature cocktails, bottle service, daybeds and private cabanas await you, but you'll also appreciate the inclusive vibe here.
5101 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Located right in the heart of CityScape, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix’s third-floor pool is not only a picture-perfect place for swimming and sunning, it's also home to the OG of Phoenix's rooftop bars. A perennial hotspot, LUSTRE Rooftop Bar pairs stunning views and complimentary loungers with craft cocktails and tasty snacks — so you can stay all day. Bonus: This rooftop also hosts a wide variety of events, including weekly rooftop yoga classes on Thursday and live music from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
This Old Town Scottsdale club sets itself apart from the others with its pool scene. Ironically, that's also what sets it apart from other pool parties (it's the only non-accommodation to offer this type of entertainment). During the summer months, Maya reaches its absolute peak potential with DJs filling up the weekly calendar. Choose from Float Fridays, Soaked Saturdays, Sunday Night Drip, Monday Night Swim and After Dark this summer.
7333 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale
New this summer, Talking Stick Resort's signature pool party series now kicks off at 5 p.m. — inviting you to soak up all the summer vibes through sunset and then heat up with a splash of nightlife. Hosted at the Release Pool, this staged event promises some of the biggest names in EDM in the weeks ahead, including Cheat Codes, Disclosure, Slushii, Jonas Blue + Lost Kings, Bassjackers and MAKJ, NRVO, Steve Aoki and more.
9800 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
Summer Oasis Pool Party
Gila River Resorts & Casinos- Wild Horse Pass and Cutwater Spirits present the Oasis Summer Pool Party series. Phoenix Suns power forward Jae Crowder will play host as international DJs Breathe Carolina, R3HAB, SNBRN, and Nicky Romero (June 25, July 30, Aug. 27 and Sept. 24, respectively) keep the party going.
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler
Lounge poolside at the Saguaro Scottsdale on Friday and Saturday afternoons all summer to catch some rays while sipping cocktails and enjoying sounds by local DJ talent. Should you find yourself here on Sundays, you're in luck, too. Ice Cream Sundays at the pool promises with live sounds from Recordbar Radio, food and drink specials and well as extra-sweet treats from The Paleta Bar.
4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale
The W Scottsdale's WET Deck offers sweeping pool views, shaded outdoor seating and an inviting atmosphere for brunch, sunset cocktails and everything in between. WET is located on the second floor, perched dramatically above the hotel entrance with four large portholes on the bottom, allowing sneaky, cheeky peek-a-boos from below.
7277 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale