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

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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 Vegas, so be sure to start making your plans ASAP!

 

Pool Parties | All Season

 

Spring is one of our favorite times of the year, because that means pool season fully starts. Though Stadium Swim® is open year-round thanks to heated pools, we’re happy to see the sun come out and keep us warm even out of the water. Spring break brings all the crowds and top-tier entertainment to the many Las Vegas pools, so pack your bathing suit and get ready for Vegas pool parties all season long during your spring vacation!

 

Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend | April 14-17

 

If you’re into rockabilly music and culture, then a trip to Las Vegas is right for you this spring. 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 Vegas Festival | April 22-23

 

The Great Vegas Festival at DLVEC is truly a celebration of everything that makes the city so great. While the main focus is on craft beer from the area, the annual festival continues to grow for one of the best weekends in Las Vegas and also includes live entertainment and food from some of the best chefs in town. The event features events like the Hopped Taco Throwdown and Taco Tiki Throwdown to see top chefs and mixologists compete for glory.

 

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NFL Draft | April 28-30

 

After having to reschedule from the original 2020 date, the NFL Draft is finally making its way to Las Vegas this spring. With more than 2 years of planning, you know it’s going to be a great one! Sports fans will enjoy a weekend full of draft viewing parties, live entertainment, and more. From red carpets and floating stages at the Fountains of Bellagio to the epic viewings at Stadium Swim and Circa Sportsbook, this will be a football weekend to remember.

 

Vibra Urbana | April 30 – May 1

 

New to the Las Vegas events scene is Vibra Urbana, a Latin music festival that has been making its way around the country. Teamed with Insomniac Events, the group that organizes the famous EDC Las Vegas, Vibra Urbana is set to be a weekend of great vibes with headliners such as Anuel AA, Don Omar, Rauw Alejandro, and Nicky Jam. With their largest lineup to date, be sure to experience this inaugural event this spring.

 

Cinco de Mayo | May 5

 

One of the most fun things to do in May in Vegas is to attend one of the best fiestas around! Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday wherever you are, but Las Vegas takes it to a whole new level. From frozen margaritas to frozen yard drinks, Cinco de Mayo is going to be a party everyone will be celebrating in the streets of Vegas. It helps too that Las Vegas is home to delicious Mexican restaurants to pair with those margaritas.

 

Lovers & Friends Fest | May 14 & 15

 

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 inaugural festival will feature headliners such as Ciara, Nelly, Ludacris, Lil Jon, Ashanti, and Trey Songz, this stacked lineup will bring the nostalgic feelings and good vibes. The demand for this 1-day spring festival was so popular that it was extended to a second day with the same lineup.

 

People at EDC Las Vegas Music Festival

 

EDC Las Vegas | May 20-22

 

Filled with flashing lights, lasers, and carnival rides like you’ve never seen before, EDC Las Vegas is one of the biggest and flashiest EDM events in the world. The Electric Daisy Carnival takes place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You’ll see names like Tiesto, the Chainsmokers, and Kygo among the 200-plus DJs performing on at least eight different stages while music plays and crowds dance from dusk until dawn.

 

Memorial Day Weekend | May 28-30

 

While in spring, Memorial Day has always been the unofficial start of summer, which gets everyone’s excitement up. 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.

 

Restaurant Week | June 6-17

 

Spring ends on June 21, so round out the end of the season by enjoying some of the best food in the city during Las Vegas Restaurant Week. Not only will you be able to try some incredible food, you’ll also be contributing to a good cause. The restaurants will be offering special three-course prix fixe menus and donating a small portion of proceeds to Three Square Food Bank who helps feed hungry families and individuals.

 

Spring in Las Vegas is one of the nicest times of the year to visit the city. 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!