Spring Break 2017 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, Cruisin Cafe and the Pelican’s Landing are catering to Spring Breakers.

How many concerts are there? Beach Bash Music Fest 2017 at the Ocean Breeze Hotel. Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - Stafford Brothers | Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Borgore | Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - Brooke Evers.

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, FL

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.

How many concerts are there? 2017 Winter Music Conference | March 21-24, 2017 | Venues in both South Beach and Miami, 2017 Miami Music Week | March 21-26, 2017 | Venues in both South Beach and Miami and the 2017 Ultra Music Festival | March 24-26 | Venue Miami.

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.

Panama City Beach

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

How many concerts are there? Beach Bash Music Fest 2017 March 7th NGHTMRE | March 14th Jake Owen, 3LAU | March 21st Stafford Brothers and Club La Vela Concerts | March 7th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 25th, 28th, 30th and April 8th.

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 27th article, the Panama City News Herald suggested that "There are signs of things being toned down this Spring Break by law enforcement."

Clearwater Beach

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 2017 News Story . See a complete listing of Clearwater Beach's ordinances.