Since few people in West Hollywood have the good fortunate of owning enough real estate for a backyard BBQ… Celebrate your extended weekend of freedom at these fun and festive events here on The Sunset Strip.
Enjoy four days of poolside parties (Friday-Monday) at the Mondrian hotel's ultra exclusive Skybar.
Friday: Hosted by Creative Reaction with sounds by DJ Metric. 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday : Sounds by Pirate Stereo. 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday: Plastic Plates and pornstar turned DJ Jessie Andrews. 12 p.m.- midnight.
Monday: The weekend culminates with the Backyard Boogie & Model Olympics from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. featuring ping pong, bocce ball, corn hole, giant Jenga and other games, plus DJ sets by Aaron Colbert, Eric Sharp, and Cut Snake.
RSVP is requested to attend events. Entrance is not guaranteed. The Mondrian is also offering a special discounted weekend rate on hotel rooms with promo code: PKHOL. www.morganshotelgroup.com/mondrian/mondrian-los-angeles
Sunday, May 25 Pearl’s Liquor Bar will be serving up “Double Bubbles!” Starting at 4 p.m. buy one bottle, get one free on select bottles of bubbly. Stick around for dinner and a movie, with a special double feature showing of Weekend at Bernie's starting at 6:45, immediately followed by Anchorman at 8:30 p.m. www.pearlsliquorbar.com
Pink Taco will get their party started early on Sunday and Monday, opening for lunch and day drinking debauchery at noon; plus DJ Metric spinning from 3:30-7:30 p.m. www.pinktaco.com
All weekend long Rock & Reilly's will feature a special All American BBQ Menu plus $5 draft beer specials. Also, wear red, white, and blue and Reilly will buy you a “patriot shot!” Show proof of your current military or veteran status and get an entree for free! www.rnrpub.com
State Social House will extend its weekend brunch until Monday, opening at 11 a.m. to serve up bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys along with their usual menu of hangover curing comfort fare. www.statesocialhouse.com
The Standard Hollywood throws their own glam fabulous pool party this Sunday with Rhonda, Diva From The Deep. This day into night dance fest starts at 1 p.m. and is set to feature DJs J. Rocc, Pools, Mario Cotto, Leonardo Glovibes and more… www.standardhotels.com/hollywood
-- Brent X Mendoza, @brentXmendoza