Las Vegas begins to warm up in April

Average temperature low and high: 52°- 79°

April is traditionally when the action picks up in Las Vegas. However, the COVID-19 pandemic (which led to a shutdown around this time last year) is still a factor. Schedules and activities can change at a moment’s notice, so plan your Vegas trip with flexibility and search often for the best hotel deals. To find the top 10 cities in the U.S. for concerts and events, please visit our sister site: Experism.com.

Things to do in April in Las Vegas

 

Water Lanterns

Enjoy the Beauty of Water Lanterns in the Park

The Las Vegas Water Lantern Festival is April 10 at Sunset Park (east of the Strip). The price of admission includes materials to create your own lantern illuminated with an LED candle. At 4:30 p.m., everyone will launch their lanterns in the water, producing an image to remember for years to come. Doors open for the festival at 1:30 p.m. with music, activities and bites available from local food trucks.

See a Concert in Las Vegas

Tickets are available for concerts in April.

See a Comedian in Las Vegas

Check on the availability of comedy shows in Las Vegas.

See a Big Race in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Motor Speedway will see engines rev up for the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. The three-day competition is April 16-18 with four-wide racing.

Get Hitched in Las Vegas

Pandemic or not, Las Vegas remains the wedding capital of the world. April 3 is expected to be a popular date (4/3/21) and micro-weddings with limited capacity are surging in demand. Check with local chapels and hotels for the best deals.

Recommended April Attractions

Visit The Park: The Park is an outdoor promenade that sits between the T-Mobile Arena, Park MGM and New York-New York. Grab a drink at Beerhaus, sushi at Sake Rok or a slice at the California Pizza Kitchen.
Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden: The brisk April weather is perfect for visiting Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage. You’ll see tiger cubs, dolphins and other adorable new friends.

Rhumbar
Rhumbar: This top-rated Caribbean-themed patio is delightful in the April twilight. Relax in rattan furniture and listen to reggae, R&B, and jazz while lighting up cigars and sipping on mojitos. For more ideas, view the 7 best outdoor bars here.

Mon Gabi
Mon Ami Gabi: Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at this Paris-based patio restaurant, offering French cuisine and sweeping views of the Bellagio fountains. Looking for a discount? Contact us today and ask about one of Lavish Vegas’ customized limo/restaurant packages.

More Things to Do in Las Vegas

Celebrate Spring Break in Las Vegas

As the weather heats up, Las Vegas becomes an in-demand destination for Spring Break. College students from around the country are in town to take advantage of hotel deals, drinking and socializing.

So why is Vegas such a big draw? First of all, everything is about convenience. The Strip is effectively a one-stop-shop with attractions in easy walking distance of hotel rooms. Plus… other parts of the country are still defrosting a bit from their winter chill. Vegas is full of sunshine with little rain to worry about. The only weather concern is the wind, which can often act up in April and catch unsuspecting visitors off-guard.

Spring Break Pool Parties

When spring comes around, dayclubs are traditionally a big draw. Beautiful people with beautiful bodies love to don their skimpiest swimwear to mix and mingle by the water. This year, any open pool parties will likely operate in lounge-mode with cabana, table or daybed reservations required and limitations on dancing and restrictions on name headliners.

Be ready to spend some money. The drinks get expensive, but it’s worth the price to splurge on a cabana. You’ll enjoy privacy, space and a model-level server waiting on your every need. The following dayclubs and pool parties are our top picks for the season.

  • Wet Republic: This wild and rowdy party at the MGM Grand is known for champagne showers and high-energy sets by big-name headliners like Steve Aoki and Tiesto, but operated as a more reserved lounge during the pandemic in 2020. Expect the same this year.
  • Drai’s: If you love beautiful scenery, you’ll love Drai’s. The pool includes stunning panoramic views of Las Vegas from the rooftop of the Cromwell hotel. DJs and guest performers usually lean towards hip-hop and R&B. The food isn’t bad either.
  • Encore Beach Club: The Wynn’s sprawling pool party has plenty of space, whether you want to relax in a cabana or watch girls dance on stripper poles above the water. The Chainsmokers, Marshmello and Diplo are among the top residencies, but check the latest schedules before booking a reservation.

Visit our pool party page for help making reservations or to get on the free guest list.

Spring Break Bars

Vegas is full of high-end ultra lounges, but spring breakers tend to keep things loose and fun. The following bars are popular destinations for the college crowd.

  • Rockhouse: This casual spot at the Venetian has great burgers, delicious nachos and all-you-can drink packages attractive to any college student on a tight budget.
  • Beer Park: This rooftop bar at Paris Las Vegas overlooks the Strip and Bellagio fountains across the street. Enjoy giant-size versions of games like Connect Four and Jenga while ordering one of more than 100 beers, including at least 30 on tap.
  • Blondies: A must-stop for sports fans who want to catch a big game on TV. Located inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Blondies has more than 60 screens, late-night hours, and a $20 all-you-can-drink happy hour and reverse happy hour.

April Vegas Headliners & Concerts

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Billie Eilish Apr 1 Fri · 7:30 pm Billie Eilish T-Mobile Arena
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Foreigner Apr 1 Fri · 8:00 pm Foreigner
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Venetian Theatre At the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
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Merrill Osmond Apr 1 Fri · 8:00 pm Merrill Osmond International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Scorpions Apr 1 Fri · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 1 Fri · 8:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Carol Burnett Apr 2 Sat · 7:30 pm Carol Burnett Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center
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Shin Lim Apr 2 Sat · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Merrill Osmond Apr 2 Sat · 8:00 pm Merrill Osmond International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Ben Platt Apr 2 Sat · 8:00 pm Ben Platt The Theater at Virgin Hotels - Las Vegas
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Letterkenny Live Apr 2 Sat · 8:00 pm Letterkenny Live The Chelsea - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
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Foreigner Apr 2 Sat · 8:00 pm Foreigner
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Venetian Theatre At the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 2 Sat · 8:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Alt-J, Portugal. The Man & Cherry Glazerr Apr 3 Sun · 7:00 pm Alt-J, Portugal. The Man & Cherry Glazerr The Theater at Virgin Hotels - Las Vegas
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Shin Lim Apr 3 Sun · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 3 Sun · 8:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Scorpions Apr 3 Sun · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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Shin Lim Apr 4 Mon · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 5 Tue · 6:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Donny Osmond Apr 5 Tue · 8:00 pm Donny Osmond Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 6 Wed · 6:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. Vancouver Canucks Apr 6 Wed · 7:00 pm Vegas Golden Knights vs. Vancouver Canucks T-Mobile Arena
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Foreigner Apr 6 Wed · 8:00 pm Foreigner
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Venetian Theatre At the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
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Donny Osmond Apr 6 Wed · 8:00 pm Donny Osmond Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 7 Thu · 6:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Barry Manilow Apr 7 Thu · 7:00 pm Barry Manilow
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International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Shin Lim Apr 7 Thu · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Donny Osmond Apr 7 Thu · 8:00 pm Donny Osmond Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Scorpions Apr 7 Thu · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Apr 8 Fri · 6:00 pm An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Concert Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Barry Manilow Apr 8 Fri · 7:00 pm Barry Manilow
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International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Shin Lim Apr 8 Fri · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Foreigner Apr 8 Fri · 8:00 pm Foreigner
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Venetian Theatre At the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
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Brockhampton Apr 8 Fri · 8:00 pm Brockhampton The Chelsea - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
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Donny Osmond Apr 8 Fri · 8:00 pm Donny Osmond Harrah's Showroom At Harrah's Las Vegas
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Barry Manilow Apr 9 Sat · 7:00 pm Barry Manilow
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International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. Arizona Coyotes Apr 9 Sat · 7:00 pm Vegas Golden Knights vs. Arizona Coyotes T-Mobile Arena
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Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo Apr 9 Sat · 7:30 pm Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center
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Shin Lim Apr 9 Sat · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Foreigner Apr 9 Sat · 8:00 pm Foreigner
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Venetian Theatre At the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas
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Scorpions Apr 9 Sat · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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Shin Lim Apr 10 Sun · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Shin Lim Apr 11 Mon · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Scorpions Apr 12 Tue · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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Shin Lim Apr 14 Thu · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Scorpions Apr 14 Thu · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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2Cellos Apr 14 Thu · 8:00 pm 2Cellos The Theater at Virgin Hotels - Las Vegas
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Shin Lim Apr 15 Fri · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Shin Lim Apr 16 Sat · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Scorpions Apr 16 Sat · 8:00 pm Scorpions
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Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
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Shin Lim Apr 17 Sun · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. New Jersey Devils Apr 18 Mon · 7:00 pm Vegas Golden Knights vs. New Jersey Devils T-Mobile Arena
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Shin Lim Apr 18 Mon · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Omar Apollo Apr 19 Tue · 8:00 pm Omar Apollo Brooklyn Bowl - Las Vegas
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals Apr 20 Wed · 7:00 pm Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals T-Mobile Arena
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Barry Manilow Apr 21 Thu · 7:00 pm Barry Manilow
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International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Shin Lim Apr 21 Thu · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Barry Manilow Apr 22 Fri · 7:00 pm Barry Manilow
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International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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Shin Lim Apr 22 Fri · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Deftones & Gojira Apr 22 Fri · 8:00 pm Deftones & Gojira The Chelsea - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
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Barry Manilow Apr 23 Sat · 7:00 pm Barry Manilow
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International Westgate Theater At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
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The Weeknd Apr 23 Sat · 7:00 pm The Weeknd T-Mobile Arena
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Shin Lim Apr 23 Sat · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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J Balvin Apr 23 Sat · 8:00 pm J Balvin Mandalay Bay - Michelob ULTRA Arena
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Academy of Country Music Awards Apr 24 Sun · 12:00 am Academy of Country Music Awards MGM Grand Garden Arena
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Apr 24 Sun · 7:00 pm Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks T-Mobile Arena
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Shin Lim Apr 24 Sun · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Shin Lim Apr 25 Mon · 7:30 pm Shin Lim The Mirage Theatre - Mirage Las Vegas
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Yola Apr 27 Wed · 7:30 pm Yola House Of Blues - Las Vegas
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Kansas - The Band Apr 30 Sat · 7:30 pm Kansas - The Band Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center
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