Holidays in Las Vegas
Things get wilder than normal here in Sin City, particularly during special occasions like Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Halloween Weekend, or extra-happy holidays involving fireworks and midnight countdowns. The strip will be busier than usual during the holidays, so advance preparation may be essential in order to secure accommodations and event tickets. If a large convention is in town, accommodation prices may also be higher. Below is a guide of some of the biggest holidays to prepare for:
New Year’s Eve/Day December 31st/January 1st What occurs when you combine one of the largest party cities in the world with the biggest partying night of the year? Over 300,000 people flock to Sin city at the end of each year to find out. Hotel rates can be expensive, so make sure to fill out our hotel deals form for a great New Years Eve Las Vegas hotel rate. We here at BSV offer great package deals that include hotel accommodations as well as tickets to a New Years Eve party at or near the hotel. If you’re driving back to California, anticipate the four-and-a-half-hour drive to take six to eight hours. You’d be better off sticking around an additional day if you can.
Memorial Day Weekend Last Monday in May Looking to make a quick trip out of a long weekend? Labor Day in Las Vegas is the picture-perfect retreat. The Las Vegas heat is still around, but is not as sweltering as it is in July and August. The pool scene is still going strong and can be a great way to relax over the long weekend. This is definitely one of the biggest party weekends in Sin City. The three-day weekend is the perfect excuse for a non-stop party for many out-of-towners and locals.
Labor Day Weekend First Monday in September Any three-day weekend frequently attracts crowds to the city, and Labor Day Weekend is no exception. Numerous travelers flock to Sin City for Memorial Day, marking the official start of the high summer season in Las Vegas. Temperatures are rising, compelling most to find relief in the refreshing pools parties we have.
Halloween Weekend The weekend of or preceding October 31st Love to dress up? Then Halloween in Las Vegas is the perfect holiday for you. The strip is the premier U.S. destination for the party seeking Halloween visitor. Beginning with the weekend leading up to Halloween through the 31st itself, the nightclubs will be overflowing. Anticipate big name headlining DJs, performances and celebrity hosts. Start scheduling your club-hopping itinerary in early October when most hotels have revealed their events. Halloween can get pretty wild in Sin City. Several of the nightclubs sponsor huge costume blowouts and with the risqué nature of this town and the volume of specialized performers, well, let’s just say leave granny at home. If Halloween falls on or near a weekend, then hotel rooms may be tougher to get or more costly.