Spring break movies are almost always terrible. “Spring Breakers” with James Franco is hard to watch, and “Spring Breakdown” has less than ideal ratings. However, spring break in Las Vegas is always a rowdy, action-packed good time with plenty of party activities and the wildest properties
Explore the city with the ease of our Las Vegas Boulevard map, which shows the hotels and casinos, major attractions and other amenities for guests to enjoy.
Book the Best Spring Break Party Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip
Arriving in Las Vegas in undoubtedly exciting, but the real party begins when the spring break crew arrives at the hotel from Harry Reid airport. Get started planning accommodations from the get-go, in one of many recommended hotels:
The LINQ Hotel: The wildest parties and world-class events are a stone’s throw away from this affordable Las Vegas hotel — and inside the nearby Promenade.
Planet Hollywood: This center-Strip hotel is the home of Zappos Theater with its top Las Vegas residencies, alongside its nightlife woven into the casino floor.
SAHARA Las Vegas: Formerly the SLS Hotel, SAHARA has a bangin’ pool party scene and world-class casino. Don’t miss Balla Italian Soul, one of the newest Italian restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip, to join the roster of amazing dining spots at the hotel.
Encore Las Vegas: Groups of guests that want to room together can take advantage of two- or three-bedroom hotel rooms, along with the trendiest spots to dine, dance and drink.
Spring Break in Las Vegas Events
Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend spring break. It’s the vacation that Hollywood makes movies about time and time again, whether for making questionable decisions with friends to spending time celebrating for a bachelor party or bachelorette party — or any party at all.
Turn Up at Pool Parties
Almost all of the Las Vegas pools exist as the best dayclubs on Las Vegas Boulevard. This list is not an exhaustive one, so check out our full list of Vegas dayclubs and pool parties.
Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: Enjoy a luxe outdoor pool party that sits atop a dual deck, with bars and VIP areas to make everyone feel exclusive.
Wet Republic at MGM Grand: We love the spread-out, high-energy parties at Wet Republic, which are walkable from the hotel and The Signature at MGM Grand.
LIGHT Dayclub at Mandalay Bay: Every pool at Mandalay Bay has its own calling card, and LIGHT has private pool areas and a chill atmosphere for guests to enjoy.
Liquid Pool Lounge at ARIA Resort & Casino: Don’t miss a day of partying on this sleek pool deck during spring break in Las Vegas.
Influence at The LINQ: No kids allowed at this 21 and over pool experience. The hotel rooms overlook a colorful swim spot that features music, games and the chance to rent a cabana room for hours of fun.
Drinking Amazing Cocktails
It wouldn’t be a night out on the town without hitting the hottest bars for some cocktails, beer, wine and unique creations. Hunt down some hotel breweries — there are a few choice favorites — or find a Las Vegas wine bar to get fancy with friends before opting for other drinks to keep the night going.
Party with Top DJs at a Las Vegas Nightclub — or Two
After the sun goes down, a whole new world of dancing, drinking and soaking in good vibes opens up on the Strip. Coming this year, a Las Vegas Party Pass will allow clubbing guests to enjoy multiple TAO Group clubs with a wristband granting nightclub access, VIP cards and table allowances.
XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas: This is the club to see the best DJs, like Calvin Harris, Dillon Francis and Diplo on a regular basis.
OMNIA at Caesars Palace: Steve Aoki often plays his sets at this gorgeous nightclub, set with glittering DJ booths and chandeliers that light up the venue from the inside out.
Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World: Catch DJs like Zedd, Kaskade and so many more while tearing up the dance floor at one of the new Vegas Strip hotels.
JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino: JEWEL lives up to its name with iridescent LED light displays and a bright staircase welcoming party guests throughout the night.
Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas: A two-story nightclub with a rooftop garden is always worth visiting — especially when a celebrity sighting is likely.
On The Strip’s Spring Break Ideas
There are so many things to do around town for spring break in Las Vegas for college students and families with children. Consider these Las Vegas spring break activities for a trip this coming March or April.
Enjoy an Immersive Experience
Take a quick break from the fun of the Strip and check out one of the exhibits that create fun splendors for all ages. Check out Illuminarium for year-round entertainment — including Big Game parties and holiday events — or on the Strip exhibits like Arcadia Earth.
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Explore the Indoor Activities
- While spring break in Las Vegas is almost guaranteed for good weather, the desert does see rain and wind on occasion. There’s fun to be had at the indoor malls on the Las Vegas Strip and inside the hotels
- Flight Club at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort is a brand-new darts bar with house-made cocktails and an Alice in Wonderland vibe
- Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay for a relaxing break spent among the desert’s finest aquatic life
- The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, for shopping and dining just steps away from the main Las Vegas drag
Go On a Club Crawl
The younger crowd definitely likes to hit the bars in Las Vegas, and there are hundreds in the city to spend drinking the night away. Local bar and nightclub crawls specialize in providing premium access to Vegas venues across the city for large quantities of beverages and partying.
Frequently Asked Questions about Las Vegas Spring Break
Is Las Vegas good for spring break?
Las Vegas is one of the top places to visit for a spring break vacation. Spending spring break in Sin City can include getting bottle service at a club, dancing at a pool party, wandering through a casino, eating at famous eateries like Hard Rock Cafe or hanging out with friends at the Las Vegas hotels like Treasure Island and Excalibur Hotel.
Are pool parties in Vegas open for spring break?
Pools open in March and April in Las Vegas. Some pools are open year-round, like the heated pool at Paris Las Vegas and the heated complex at Circa Hotel in downtown Las Vegas.
What dates are spring break in Vegas?
The usual months to visit for spring break in Las Vegas are March and April — just before the summer months hit. It’s common to spend four days and nights in the city, for a long weekend.