For event planners that are looking for a casual or elegant urban venue that will give guests a chance to cool off, pool bars may fit the bill. It's the perfect setting for urban beach parties, summer soirees, receptions, and cocktail parties.
Muzik Day Club & Pool Bar (Toronto)
Billed as Toronto's "newest resort", Muzik Day Club & Pool Bar was launched on June 20, 2014.
Located at Exhibition Place, its in good company. This site of the annual Canadian National Exhibition has other well known Toronto events venues including Ricoh Coliseum and the Direct Energy Centre.
Muzik Day Club and Pool Bar has 3 infinity pools, wooden cabanas, and full service bars in a garden setting with palms and sculptures.
Set around a swimming pool surrounded by cabanas, Muzik Beach at the same location is a 1,500-square-foot licensed patio with a capacity of 5,000.
Both venues are on the same site and owned by the same company that owns the 41,000-square-foot Muzik Nightclub which has hosted product launches for Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, and Virgin Mobile, galas and star studded events that have been attended by many celebrities including Richard Branson, Shakira, and Eva Longoria.
TAO Beach (Las Vegas)
Tao Beach in the Venetian/Palazzo complex is the 18,000 sq. ft outdoor venue where Cvent held its closing after party at the recent Corporate Meetings & Association Meetings Summits. The urban oasis has 12 air-conditioned, luxury cabanas surrounding a courtyard. The 30 ft. bar is at one end and the pool at the other. The capacity is 3,000.
Coming Soon: Trump International Pool Bar & Night Club (Vancouver)
Trump International Hotel and Towers set to open in Vancouver in 2016, has recently unveiled its plans for a VIP pool bar and night club. It will be the first venue of its kind in Vancouver.
Making a Splash
Clearly this is a hot trend and it won't belong before a pool bar or night club with a pool opens near you.
In the meantime, this pool deck party at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, created by Destinations by Design for IMEX 2013, demonstrates how to transform a pool deck into a vibrant club environment.