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How to Plan a Memorable Las Vegas 21st Birthday

Friends Celebrating Las Vegas 21st Birthday

What better place to spend your 21st birthday than in Las Vegas? A whole new side of Vegas is unlocked when you turn 21: casinos, clubs, bars, you name it. This city never sleeps, and its non-stop thrills are sure to make your Las Vegas 21st birthday unforgettable.


Visit the Casino


Most casinos require you to be 21 to enter the casino floor and play their games, so now that you are, try a hand at a table game or visit the slots! If it’s your first time at the casino (which it should be!), don’t fret, there are dozens of tips online about first-timer etiquette. And lucky for you, Vegas is bursting at the seams with casinos, so have your pick! But these are some of the best casinos worth a visit to ring in your 21st birthday. 


Casino at the D

Raise the stakes on fun at the casino at The D. This casino has a game for every player, which is perfect if this is your first time to the casino. Try a hand at the slots, sit down for some Blackjack, and grab a drink from The D’s famous LONGBAR, situated right on the casino floor. 


Circa Sportsbook

Visit Circa Sportsbook, the newest casino in Las Vegas at Circa Resort & Casino. Home to the largest sportsbook in the world, Circa is a destination that you won’t want to miss. Try your hand at sports betting and experience the three-story-tall sportsbook on the casino floor. Order a drink while you’re there to make it a proper Las Vegas 21st birthday celebration.


Vegas’ Original Casino

Make your 21st extra memorable by visiting the first hotel and casino at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino. The casino has been open since 1906, but it’s better now than ever. Find Bar Prohibition! on the casino floor to visit a bar that’s been around since the early days of the hotel and casino. Visit the tables, play the slots, and have a great time. Golden Gate will welcome you with open arms. 


Friends Doing 21st Birthday Las Vegas Bar Crawl


Plan a Bar Crawl


You’re 21. Have a drink! Or celebrate with a few drinks on a Las Vegas bar crawl, here are some of our favorites. Each of these spots is unique in its own way, and it’s sure to make your 21st birthday in Vegas extra special. Memorable? That depends on how many bars you visit, but it’s sure to be a celebration you won’t want to forget. 


D Bar

It’s your birthday, so you have to celebrate it with a bit of flair. Nothing quite says “21st birthday in Vegas” like D Bar. Flair bartenders make a show of concocting classic drinks while dancing dealers put on a show. You’ll also be right in the heart of the Fremont Street Experience, making it easy to be the starting point for the rest of your celebrations.


Legacy Club

Perched on the 60th floor of Circa Resort & Casino, Legacy Club is the perfect spot to celebrate your 21st birthday in Vegas. With a glamorous interior, a beautiful outdoor terrace, and a show-stopping display of 1000 ounces of gold, Legacy Club is sure to impress. Enjoy one of their signature hand-crafted cocktails while relaxing next to their outdoor fire pits while you ring in your 21st looking over the beautiful Vegas skyline.


Oak & Ivy 

A downtown Las Vegas gem, Oak & Ivy is a perfect place for a celebration. Enjoy their carefully concocted drinks where Whiskey is really the star of the show. Their beautiful outdoor rooftop makes for a gorgeous setting and a fun time. Order from a lengthy selection of delectable drinks that will make any 21st birthday celebration a great one.



Commonwealth is an iconic bar in downtown Las Vegas, and it’s the perfect place to celebrate your 21st birthday in Las Vegas. Their tastefully decorated interior is something special, with the elegant crystal chandeliers that pay homage to old Vegas glamor. This alcohol emporium and downtown Vegas rendezvous is not a stop you want to miss. Take a trip to their rooftop to dance the night away with iconic views and live music. If you’re lucky, you’ll find the entrance to The Laundry Room, an elusive downtown speakeasy.


Velveteen Rabbit

In the heart of the Arts District, you’ll find Velveteen Rabbit, a craft cocktail and beer bar. But this isn’t just a normal bar – Velveteen Rabbit takes unconventional approaches to the classics and boasts an eclectic, well-decorated space that makes visiting the spot a special experience. Celebrate your Las Vegas 21st birthday in style at Velveteen Rabbit – we’re sure you’ll have a great time.


Friends Celebrating 21st Birthday in Las Vegas Pool


Take a Dip in the Pool


Looking to get a little rowdy – and maybe a little wet – for your 21st birthday celebration? Visit one of Vegas’s many pools for a pool party. Cool off on a hot day, sip on something delicious, and listen to some great music at one of these beautiful Vegas pools that are sure to make your Las Vegas 21st birthday party a special one.


Circa Stadium Swim®

Now that you’re 21, it’s time for you to enjoy the adults-only Circa Resort. For an unforgettable pool experience, visit Stadium Swim at Circa Resort & Casino. Celebrate your 21st at the swim-up bars, reservable cabanas, and take a dip in one of the six different pools to choose from. Enjoy the constant entertainment from the massive screen, where you can catch all of the action. This brand new and beautiful pool is a perfect place to celebrate your 21st. Better yet, if you stay at the D, you’ll get automatic guest access to Stadium Swim. 


Encore Beach Club

Encore Beach Club is where the party’s at. Open for day parties and night parties, the drinks will never stop flowing. These parties can get wild, which is sure to make your Las Vegas 21st birthday celebration a time to remember. Grab some friends, a bathing suit, and head on down to Encore Beach Club for an unforgettable celebration. 


Mandalay Bay Beach

Enjoy 11 acres of pool, lounge chairs, cabanas, bars, and restaurants at Mandalay Bay Beach. This world-famous pool has it all. To make your celebration extra special, book a cabana or bungalow for a private party. Soak up some sun and have a drink or two (or three!) to celebrate turning 21. 


Las Vegas is the perfect city to celebrate your 21st. With a whole new world of possibilities in this city, you’re sure to make unforgettable memories when celebrating this special birthday. Book a room at the D to be in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, where all of your 21st birthday celebration dreams can truly come true. We’ll be here to celebrate with you.