Last night the desert will turn into a full-out adult playground! Created by famed LA nightlife maven, Brent Bolthouse, the highly-anticipated outdoors dance fête widely recognized as one of the most coveted after parties of the year has returned once more to light up the desert sky.
Neon Carnival takes place on the weekend of California’s most celebrated music festival and this year proved to be a lot of firsts! This year the fete is took over a new location – the HITS Desert Park, which proved to be a big WIN on all fronts! The location proved to be more spacious which means more room to hop, skip, frolic, and dance the night away!
“Through the years, we have been fortunate to see Neon Carnival’s popularity continue to increase and we have subsequently outgrown the Airfield that we have previously hosted the event at” said Brent Bolthouse. “We are thrilled about our new location, as the site will comfortably accommodate all our guests, who will also be able to park on-site this year. No more buses!”
The celebs of the evening came in full party mode where ‘sleep’ is simply an after-thought! Leonardo DiCaprio, Kourtney Kardashian, Diddy, Jhene Aiko, Chance The Rapper, Hailey Baldwin, Post Malone, French Montana, Chainsmokers, Camila Mendes, Odell Beckham Jr., Tyga, Alexander Wang, Christina Milian, Taylor Hill, Candice Swanepoel, Tony Goldwyn, Teyana Taylor, Martin Garrix, Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Kaluuya, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Chris Zylka, Jamie Chung, Bryan Greenberg, Nina Dobrev, Romee Strijd, Amber Rose, Sasha Grey, Shay Mitchell, Shanin Shaik, Christine Evangelista, Matt Pokoro, Nyjah Huston, Kellan Lutz, Jamie Foxx, Blake Griffin, Iggy Azalea, Logan Paul, Jasmine Tookes, Belly, Scott Eastwood, Dorothy Wang, Corrine Olympios, Brody Jenner, Sean Farris, Casper Beau Smart, Charlotte McKinney, Caroline D’Amore, Chandler Parsons, Joakim Noah, Mario, EJ Johnson, Kris Humphries, Nicole Scherzinger, Hailey Clauson, Kaitlynn Carter, Shaun Ross and many more were just a few of the celebs in attendance!The party opened at 10PM but most of the celebs arrived post-Bey, who closed out day 2 of Coachella with a more than ICONIC performance that will have everyone talking for YEARS!
Professional Neon Carnival-goer, Leonardo DiCaprio hasn’t missed the Levi’s® Brand Presents Neon Carnival with Tequila Don Julio since the party’s “inception.” He arrived incognito in a blue hoodie, hat and 3D glasses and was escorted through a private entrance to his VIP table, where he and friends sipped on Don Julio 1942.
Chance The Rapper, “Lil Chano,” celebrated his 25th birthday a few days early by attending Neon Carnival! Lil Chano, has always been known to give back to the community. He recently announced this year for his birthday he plans to celebrate with everyone – fans included by hosting a fundraiser aptly titled Chance The Birthday, on April 21st! The event will serve as a fundraiser for Chance’s SocialWorks program, which aims to help empower the youth through the arts. The event will take place deep in the heart of Chicago and tickets begin at $125, and will take care of food and a three-hour open bar for the night. For those feeling extra saucy, there are lavish VIP packages available ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. “My birthday party is going to be a blast and I’m super excited for everyone to join me as I’m blessed to celebrate another year,” he said in a statement. The “No Problems” singer was spotted dancing at his table next to French Montana, where guests enjoyed Don Julio 1942 bottle service.
Kourtney Kardashian arrived with her beau, Younes Bendjima, on her arm! The couple have been an item for about 2 years, and there is no signs of this flame dying anytime soon! The stylish couple bounced from party to party over the weekend with the biggest smiles on their faces! Model Amber Rose was spotted sporting a brightly colored bodysuit and sneakers, large black sunglasses and a new gold grill at the night party! Rose always arrives flawless and is always looking for a good time! She joined rapper French Montana at his table, which was later joined by Diddy, who arrived late into the night.
Neon Carnival is one-of-a-kind! It’s the only place that has endless carnival games, carnival rides, a light-up dance floor, bites, Golden Road Brewery, and cocktails from Tequila Don Julio! Iconic denim inventor, the Levi’s Brand, sponsored the event alongside Batiste Dry Shampoo.
No strangers to the nightlife scene, Hollywood heavy hitter DJs, Kayper, DJ Politik, Jesse Marco and DJ Ruckus and a surprise performance by Timbaland kept party goers dancing into the early morning hours with an innovative take on Hip-Hop classics, club bangers, and a little soft rock classic. Anything Bolthouse touches it destined to be a good time and this year’s event did not disappoint!