Inside all of this weekend’s hottest, celebrity-filled Coachella parties

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Paris Hilton partied at the annual Neon Carnival. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NEON CARNIVAL

For some, the three-day Coachella Music Festival in Indio, Calif., is as much about the parties as it is the music.

And instead of giant parties, this year’s festival “saw a new set of unofficially affiliated parties that largely mark a move toward the more intimate and targeted,” noted BizBash.

Aaron Paul, Katy Perry, Paris Hilton, Zoe Kravitz, Julianne Hough, and other celebs  —  including tons of models  —  all took advantage of this weekend’s hottest bashes.

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content=”Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated models had the best Coachella ever >

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