8 pool parties to hit during Winter Music Conference

Miami Ok, so you didn’t get tickets to Ultra, and you're not gonna get to hang with any of these girls. So what? It’s still Winter Music Conference, which means all the DJs you’ve ever heard of (and all the ridiculously hot girls that go with them) are still going to be partying poolside this weekend. So here’re eight pool parties you’re not gonna want to miss...

Thursday, March 27th: Danny Tenaglia is back in Miami, and he’ll join electronic legend Carl Cox poolside for Carl’s party at the Raleigh from noon-10pm. Great pool chairs still available Continue Reading

Thursday, March 27th: Armin Van Buuren’s A State of Trance goes poolside at the Surfcomber, where he'll be joined by Jochen Miller, Aly & Fila, and more from noon-11pm. $75 gets you in!


Thursday, March 27th: LIV gets into the pool party act at the Fontainebleau when Nicky Romero and Protocol Recordings present "Miami Reboot," with Nervo, R3hab, Hard Rock Sofa, John Dahlback, and more from 2-11pm. WIN FREE TICKETS HERE

Friday, March 28th: The rooftop pool at The Gale is this year’s spot for the Red Bull Guest House, where today’s 2-8pm lineup is headlined by the guy who inspired Miley Cyrus’s haircut, aka Skrillex.

Friday, March 28th: Chuckie -- the DJ, not the homicidal doll or Jon Gruden -- headlines a lineup with Gareth Emery, Bassjackers, and more at the Shelborne from noon-10pm. Tickets are here

Friday, March 28th: Take a break from the big-room insanity and sip some free Olmeca Tequila and Absolut Vodka Punch from 2-3pm under a shady tree poolside at the Broken Shaker with DJ Mark Fanciulli.


Saturday, March 29th: Technically, no, it’s not a POOL party, but it is a party on the Miami River where Ibiza legend DJ Bruno is spinning at Seasalt and Pepper starting at 11pm and again on Sunday at noon.

Saturday, March 29th: Mad Decent's taking over The Gale rooftop pool, where Zeds Dead, Riff Raff, and Grandtheft will be joined by Waka Flocka and Trinidad James. There'll also be a special surprise DJ set, which they promise will NOT be Tobago James. The pool parties the rest of the year are pretty sick, too. Here're our top five...