Spring Break 2021 in Florida | Where to Go!

Daytona Beach, FL

How many bars are there? There are around 100 bars/nightclubs listed on Yelp. Most are oriented to NASCAR and Bike Week tourists. The Big Easy Voodoo Lounge, The Seabreeze Taphouse, PLUR Nightclub, and Cruisin Cafe are catering to Spring Breakers.

How many concerts are there? Beach Bash Music Fest 2021 Tuesday March 12th: DJ Pauly D

What party cards are there? Daytonamaniac Card

How's the beach? In Florida, the East Coast has tougher, greener water, and more rugged beaches. It’s a popular beach destination in Florida, but it’s not as pretty as Panama City or Sarasota


Who comes here? While Daytona faded as students went to Panama City, it still attracts around 65,000 student each year.
 In 2016, there was a 25% incease.

What's it notable for? It's one of the few places you're allowed to drive a car on the beach, thanks to the hard-packed sand. Major annual events are NASCAR and Bike Week.

Law Enforcement? Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the beach and the cops have no pity for fake IDs or those they suspect of providing minors with booze. Last year, around 464 underage drinkers on the streets, in the clubs and on the beach were cited. 210 citations were issued on the beach, underage drinkers were given a $288 fine and adult drinkers were issued a $50 fine. See the complete listing of Daytona's Beach Rules & Information.


Ft. Lauderdale Beach, F

How many bars are there? There are around 114 bars/nightclubs listed on Yelp.

How many concerts are there? No specific Spring Break Concerts listed, but events in Miami and South Beach are 35 miles(1 hour) away.

What party cards are there? Nothing found on Google or Bing.

What's it notable for? Known as the original Spring Break destination in the 1960 movie "Where The Boys Are"

Law Enforcement? Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the beach. No recent announcements by @FLPD411. See the complete listing of Ft. Lauderdale's Beach Rules & Information.


Miami & South Beach

How many bars are there? There are around 114 bars/nightclubs listed on Yelp.

Spring Break 2021 Events

2021 Winter Music Conference

The 2021 Winter Music Conference takes place this year between March 16th - 22nd, 2021 at Faena Forum, Miami.


If you are headed to Miami or South Beach, The Miami Music Week 2021 (MMW) takes place this year from March 16th to 22th. The MMW heats up the clubs in the area with Guest DJs from all over the world. The downside is it makes it harder to find rooms and airline reservations if you are flying down.


Panama City Beach, FL

How many bars are there? There are around 16 bars/nightclubs listed on Yelp.

How many concerts are there?

Beach Bash Music Fest 2021 Tuesday March 12th: DJ Pauly D Club La Vela Concerts | Last year concerts were on March 13th, 15th, 16th, 19th, 20th, 2th, 25th 27th, 29th, April 3rd and April 5th.

What party cards are there? Panamaniac Club Card and Club La Vela Party Card

What's it notable for? Panama City is home to Club La Vela, the largest beach club in the US, Spinnaker, Harpoon Harry's, Sharky's and Hamerhead Fred's

Law Enforcement? Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the beach during March and the cops have no pity for fake IDs or those they suspect of providing minors with booze. Recent announcement in January by @BayCountySO indicate "strict enforcement." See the complete listing of Panama City Beach's Spring Break ordinances.

In a Feb 18th 2021 article, the Panama City News Herald suggested that "PCB Spring Break regrowth was ‘slow and steady’"


Padre Island, Tx

How many bars are there? There are around 9 bars/nightclubs listed on Yelp. Yelp. The top Spring Break spots are Clayton’s Beach Bar, Louie’s Backyard, and The Quarterdeck Lounge in the Isla Grand Beach Resort.

How many concerts are there? Beach Bash Music Fest 2021 Wed March 6th, ARTIST TBA, Wed March 12th, CARDI B and RICH THE KID, Wed March 20th, DJ PAULY D.

What party cards are there? Padremaniac Card

How's the beach? In Texas, South Padre Island boasts 34 miles of inviting white sand beaches and ease of travel by air, land or sea.

Who comes here? While Daytona faded as students went to Panama City, it still attracts around 65,000 student each year.
 In 2016, there was a 25% incease.

What's it notable for? It's one of the few places you're allowed to still drink alcohol on the beach, thanks to the hard-packed sand. Major annual events that take place at the same time as Spring Break is Texas Week.

Law Enforcement? Last year, the number of law enforcement officers was 190 from the FBI, DEA, DPS and the Texas Rangers. During the peak weeks from March 9th to 19th, there were 499 arrests resulting in jail, 120 accidents and 621 unclassified incidents 621. Wireless cameras are being used in key locations, like the event areas along with other fixed cameras that in use all year. See the complete listing of South Padre's Beach Rules & Information.


Clearwater Beach, FL

How many bars are there? There are around 9 bars/nightclubs listed on Yelp.

How many concerts are there? Nothing found on Google or Bing.

What party cards are there? Nothing found on Google or Bing.

What's it notable for? Clearwater Beach is one of the top rated beaches in Florida for family vacations. It has exceptionally wide beaches are a haven for sports enthusiasts; several major beach volleyball championships are held here each year. The commercial district of the beach can be explored by boarding the free Jolly Trolley.

Law Enforcement? Clearwater police officers will be out issuing tickets to spring breakers who break the rules. Officers will enforce open container laws and give a stern warning to anyone who darts across the street. With two less crosswalks, visitors will have to walk all the way around the island’s main roundabout. Recent Spring Break 2021 News Story . See a complete listing of Clearwater Beach's ordinances.


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