Top Shows, Activities, and Events in Las Vegas this Spring

People at Las Vegas Pool Party at Circa Stadium Swim® 

The weather is warming up, pool party season is kicking in, and entertainment is back! Spring is the perfect time to visit Vegas. From foodie festivals to fun holidays, a lot is going on in the city this spring. See which shows, activities, and events to consider for your spring break trip. Things are about to start booking up for spring in Las Vegas, so be sure to start making your plans ASAP!


Las Vegas Pool Season | All Spring


You can’t have a Las Vegas spring break without planning a pool day. At Circa Stadium Swim®, you’ll be able to enjoy a whole season of poolside lounging with 6 pools, 30 cabanas, and 337 lounge chairs. If you’re a sports fan, don’t miss the pro golf, soccer, and football events happening this spring, which you can watch on the 143-foot screen.

Even better, if you’re staying at Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, you’ll get complimentary access to Stadium Swim for all your spring break needs!


NHL Playoffs | All Spring


The end of the current NHL season has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean hockey season is over. Catching a Vegas Golden Knights game is a great springtime activity now that the Golden Knights are the Pacific West Champions and are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

If you can’t make it to the T-Mobile Arena for a live game, head to the sportsbook, the pool, or a sports bar to catch a game on the screen. The NHL watch parties at Stadium Swim will be some of the best spring pool parties in Vegas – especially when the Golden Knights play. Cheer on with the locals, and cross your fingers during the playoffs!


Woman at First Friday Street Festival in Las Vegas


First Friday | First Friday of Every Month


Hosted on the first Friday of every month in Downtown Las Vegas, First Friday is a free monthly street festival that gives a great glimpse into local culture. With art, food vendors, and live music, each month features local artists and vendors. Each month has a different theme, so check out what each month has to offer.


Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend | April 27-30


The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend is world-known in the genre and is the longest-running music festival in Las Vegas with over 20 years of experience in the city. Held at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, this exciting weekender features 4 days of music, car shows, dancing, tattoo artists, tiki pool parties, vintage vendors, and much more. 


Great American Foodie Fest | April 28-30


Foodies, get ready for one of the best festivals in Las Vegas. The Great American Foodie Fest brings it to a new level with multiple days of food. With specialty food vendors, local food trucks, a beer and cocktail garden, eating contests, and even carnival games and rides, this Las Vegas food festival is going to be a real treat.


Derby Day | May 6


Does sipping unlimited mint juleps in a fancy hat sound like the perfect Las Vegas spring activity? While you might not be in Kentucky, you can still celebrate the Kentucky Derby at the Legacy Club Derby Day. Cheer on your favorite horses and jockeys while placing your bets. No hat? No problem! There will be derby hats provided upon arrival!


Friends at Las Vegas Music Festival in Spring


Lovers & Friends Fest | May 6


For fans of ’90s and ’00s rap and R&B icons, Lovers & Friends Fest is the spring music festival you’re going to want to attend. This year’s festival will feature headliners such as Nelly, Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, Pitbull, Usher, 50 Cent, Christina Aguilera, Boyz II Men, this stacked lineup will bring the nostalgic feelings and good vibes.


Holo Holo Music Festival | May 6-7


If you like music and a great time, you’ll want to be at the new Holo Holo Music Festival. Taking place at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, this music festival will celebrate Polynesian culture and music with live music and DJ sets. You’ll even catch some comedy on stage! Stop by for some island vibes in the middle of the desert.


Sick New World Festival | May 13


This spring, Las Vegas gets a whole new event. The inaugural Sick New World festival will be taking over the Las Vegas Festival Grounds for one day of rock and metal. System Of A Down, Korn, Deftones, and Incubus will be headlining, with over 50 artists performing for an intense day of rocking out.


EDC Las Vegas | May 19-21


Returning for its 24th year, EDC Las Vegas is one of the biggest Las Vegas music festivals. Multiple stages, fireworks, rides, and some of the best artists known across the EDM scene, this festival is one you won’t want to miss. You’ll also want to check out the EDC Week events happening May 17-23, even if you can’t make it to the festival!


People Attending Las Vegas Wine Tasting in Spring


Skyline Sips | May 20


Live music, charcuterie boards, and sommeliers will make Skyline Sips a memorable springtime experience. Located at Legacy Club, mingle with fellow wine lovers while learning more about wines from renowned vineyards while taking in a beautiful view of Vegas. You’ll also get a keepsake wine glass to remember the amazing evening.


Punk Rock Bowling | May 26-29


Every year, Downtown Las Vegas gets a little more punk. This year, Punk Rock Bowling headliners include Rancid, Bad Religion, and the Dropkick Murphys. Get ready for a 3-day festival with over 40 bands on 2 stages, a bowling tournament, after parties, brunch shows, daily pool parties, and more!


Memorial Day Weekend | May 27-29


As people get excited for summer, Memorial Day Weekend is one of the best weekends to visit Las Vegas. If you’re into big crowds and big fun, start planning your Las Vegas Memorial Day vacation now. Pool parties, top-tier live entertainment, perfectly warm weather, and fun MDW activities are sure to be in order.


Las Vegas Restaurant Week | June 5-16


As the spring season wraps up before June 21, you can enjoy one of the best ways to immerse yourself in part of Las Vegas culture – that is, Las Vegas foodie culture. With so many culinary hotspots in town, Las Vegas Restaurant Week gives you the opportunity to try out many of the restaurants that you might have on your to-try list!


Spring in Las Vegas is an exciting time to visit. From food festivals to music festivals, there’s a little bit of everything for everyone to have a wonderful spring break. If you’re just coming to visit the city or are in town for one of the many events this season, get ready for one of the best vacations. Use this event guide to help plan your Las Vegas spring break vacation, and be sure to book your room at Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to have a comfortable place to stay between all your activities!