Newlyweds DWTS Melissa Rycroft & Tye Strickland Celebrates 29th B'day

Newlyweds DWTS Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland celebrates Tye’s 29th birthday in Sin City over the weekend. The lovebirds stayed at the Palazzo Las Vegas resort. Rycroft is also an Entertainment Tonight correspondent.

Tye Strickland and Melissa Rycroft
Tye Strickland and Melissa Rycroft-Strickland

The recently married couple returned to the Palazzo and The Venetian, since December, for Tye’s special weekend. Their accommodations were in a sienna suite where the property had included a welcome surprise.

The party started early Friday night at TAO Asian Bistro, a favorite restaurant of many, where Melissa and Tye dined on a chef’s menu of TAO favorite dishes. Additionally, Tye enjoyed the Chilean Sea Bass for his entree.

Melissa Rycroft Bikini
Dancing With The Stars - Melissa Rycroft

The night wouldn’t be complete until they went upstairs to TAO Nightclub with friends for the remainder of the evening. Everyone in the club knew it was Tye’s birthday because the DJ gave a shout out.

Tye Strickland and Melissa Rycroft
Strickland and Rycroft in Cabana

After a night of dancing the couple was spotted at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub Saturday morning for a couples massage. Melissa said “It was amazing.”

Tye Strickland and Melissa Rycroft
Strickland and Rycroft at AZURE Pool

The pool season has started in Las Vegas, Nevada and Tye and Melissa spent the afternoon playing and relaxing in their private cabana at Palazzo’s AZURE Pool.

Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland
Rycroft and Strickland At AZURE Pool

During Tye’s previous Bachelor’ weekend experience at the Palazzo he enjoyed taking in a Las Vegas show of Phantom of the Opera. He like the show so much the staff presented him with a Phantom of the Opera Buttercream birthday cake.

Tye Strickland Birthday Cake
Tye Strickland’s 29th Birthday At AZURE Las Vegas

The couple kept busy by starting Saturday evening with some cocktails at FIRST restaurant. Then they attended the hilarious standup comedy show of Joan Rivers in the Venetian Showroom ending with a backstage meet & greet.

All of that laughter made them hungry for dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s CUT restaurant in the Palazzo. An incredible evening for a very eventful weekend full of activities and relaxation. Photo Credit: ISPhotography/

Bill Cody is an entertainment reporter and journalist in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events and all things Las Vegas. Visit VegasBill on twitter.

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