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Spring break
Spring break
is a vacation period in early Spring at universities and schools which started during the 1930s in the United States
United States
and is observed in some other mainly Western countries.[1] Spring break
Spring break
is frequently associated with extensive gatherings and riotous partying in warm climate locations such as Daytona Beach, Florida and Cancun, Mexico, attended regardless of participants' educational standings. As a holiday it is variously known as Easter
Easter
vacation, Easter
Easter
holiday, April break, Spring vacation, mid-term break, study week, reading week, reading period, or Easter
Easter
week, depending on regional conventions.

Contents

1 History

1.1 Asia

1.1.1 Japan 1.1.2 Kuwait 1.1.3 South Korea

1.2 Europe

1.2.1 Czech Republic 1.2.2 Georgia 1.2.3 Germany 1.2.4 Greece 1.2.5 Lithuania 1.2.6 Portugal 1.2.7 Russia 1.2.8 Slovakia 1.2.9 Spain 1.2.10 United Kingdom

1.3 North America

1.3.1 Canada 1.3.2 Jamaica 1.3.3 Mexico 1.3.4 United States

1.4 Central America

1.4.1 Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

1.5 South America

1.5.1 Colombia 1.5.2 Chile

2 Spring break
Spring break
festivals

2.1 Pacific

2.1.1 Fiji 2.1.2 Cook Islands

2.2 Europe

2.2.1 Croatia 2.2.2 Germany 2.2.3 Greece 2.2.4 Hungary 2.2.5 Italy 2.2.6 Spain

2.3 North America

2.3.1 Caribbean 2.3.2 Mexico 2.3.3 United States

2.3.3.1 Panama City Beach, Florida 2.3.3.2 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 2.3.3.3 South Padre Island, Texas

3 Corporate marketing 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] Spring break
Spring break
is an academic tradition in various mostly western countries that is scheduled for different periods depending on the state and sometimes the region. Asia[edit] Japan[edit] In Japan, the Spring break
Spring break
starts with the end of the academic year in March and ends on April 1 with the beginning of a new academic year. Kuwait[edit] In Kuwait, the Spring break
Spring break
is between the two academic or school semesters, usually in December or January, but could last until early February. It is usually a 2 or 3-week break, however, there is no fixed date for it, as the date is adjusted in accordance with the Lunar or Hijri calendar, as it is the case for almost all Arab and Muslim nations. South Korea[edit] In South Korea, the Spring break
Spring break
starts in mid-February (the end of the academic year) and ends on March 1 (a national holiday) with the beginning of a new academic year.[citation needed] Europe[edit] Czech Republic[edit] In the Czech Republic, only primary and secondary school students have a Spring break. The break is one week long and the date of the break differs from county to county to avoid overcrowding of the break destinations in the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(Czechs usually travel to the mountains to ski there). The counties are divided into six groups, each group containing counties evenly distributed across the country. The first group starts the holiday on the first Monday of February, the last group starts the holiday five weeks later (usually in early March). The last group of counties becomes the first one to have the Spring break
Spring break
the next year. Georgia[edit] Before 2017, the Spring break
Spring break
in Georgia was typically an Easter holiday, lasting from Thursday to Tuesday in the Holy Week. In 2017, the new Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aleksandre Jejelava made a new reform by which, students of preschools, elementary & high schools as well as colleges and universities get six days of holiday in March, lasting from March 8 to March 15, for people to go on winter vacations or do other activities. Germany[edit] In Germany, universities typically schedule a semester break of five to eight weeks around March. The Whitsun
Whitsun
(Pentecost) holidays around late May or early June are also considered a Spring break.[2] Greece[edit] In Greece, Spring break
Spring break
takes place during the Holy Week
Holy Week
and the one after it.[citation needed] Lithuania[edit] In Lithuania, Spring break
Spring break
(called Easter
Easter
holidays or Spring holidays) takes place one week before Easter
Easter
and one day after it (as it is the second day of Easter), all school students have this vacation. Primary school students have another week of holidays after Easter. Portugal[edit] In Portugal, Spring break
Spring break
is mostly known as " Easter
Easter
Holidays" and it gives two weeks to all students around the country. Russia[edit] Before 1917 there was an Easter
Easter
Break in schools. In the Soviet Union, Spring break
Spring break
was always from 24 to 31 of March. Now, many schools in Russia still have the Spring break, but the exact date is decided by the school itself. In the majority of cases it is set in the middle of April. Also, the public holidays in May, connected with Labour day, can be an accurate equivatent of the spring break. Slovakia[edit] Slovakia
Slovakia
gives a week-long break to its elementary school and secondary school students in the months of February and March. The break is one week long and the date of the break differs from county to county to avoid overcrowding of the break destinations in the Slovak Republic. The counties are divided into three groups, the first group starts the holiday on the end of February, the last group starts the holiday two weeks later (in early March). There is, as well another, shorter Easter
Easter
break which starts on Holly Thursday and ends on next Tuesday. Spain[edit] In Spain, there is not a Spring break
Spring break
proper. Instead, the Holy Week is celebrated and students usually have holidays during these days. United Kingdom[edit] The Easter
Easter
break in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
is from one to two and a half weeks (depending on the local council and school policy) for primary and high schools, and for two to four weeks for university students, and fits around Easter. North America[edit] Canada[edit] Canada
Canada
gives a week-long break to its elementary school and secondary school students in the month of March, with the time varying from province to province; New Brunswick
New Brunswick
and Quebec, for example, place their March breaks during the first week of March; Ontario, Nova Scotia, and British Columbia
British Columbia
schedule theirs during the second or third week, and is usually a week long; the break in Alberta
Alberta
and Manitoba
Manitoba
usually occurs in the last week of March. Post-secondary students typically do not have a spring break, but have a 'reading week' in February, and at some institutions also in October. Jamaica[edit] In Jamaica, the Spring break
Spring break
starts in the first week of Good Friday. The break may range from one week to two weeks, often times two. This break starts depending on which month the Easter
Easter
holiday begins, March or April. Template:Edited by Jamaican student Mexico[edit] In Mexico, Spring break
Spring break
takes place during the Holy Week
Holy Week
and the one after it.[citation needed] United States[edit] In the United States, Spring break
Spring break
at the college and university level can occur from March to April, depending on term dates and when Easter holiday falls. Usually, Spring break
Spring break
is about one week long, but many K–12 institutions in the United States
United States
schedule a two-week-long break known as " Easter
Easter
Break," " Easter
Easter
Holidays", or "Easter Vacation", as they generally take place in the weeks before or after Easter.[citation needed] However, in the states of Massachusetts
Massachusetts
and Maine, schools typically schedule Spring break
Spring break
for the week of the third Monday in April to coincide with Patriots' Day. Central America[edit] Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras[edit] In Guatemala
Guatemala
and Honduras, it takes place during Easter; schools give students a whole week to rest while the staff workforce rests approximately three days.[citation needed] South America[edit] Colombia[edit] In Colombia, Spring break
Spring break
takes place the first week of April, during the Holy Week
Holy Week
until the second week. Chile[edit] In Chile, many schools and universities take vacations in the middle of September coinciding with the celebration of the Fiestas Patrias (Celebration of that country).Being located in the Southern Hemisphere, Spring begins approximately at the end of this holiday week so it acts similarly to the American Spring break. Spring break
Spring break
festivals[edit]

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Large annual Spring break
Spring break
festivities take place in various countries, often in the form of music festivals and joined by special nightclub parties, beach activities and accommodation offers. This is an incomplete list of places with Spring break
Spring break
festivals. Pacific[edit] The South Pacific enjoys Spring break
Spring break
during November. Some tour companies are now chartering out entire island resorts for the festivities.[3] Fiji[edit]

Fiji[4][5]

Cook Islands[edit]

Rarotonga

Europe[edit] European party destinations are increasingly becoming popular for international Spring break
Spring break
guests.[6] Tour agencies have cited the lower drinking ages in these places and that even then, they are rarely enforced. Some tour companies put on special chartered flights for Spring break
Spring break
at discounted rates. Croatia[edit]

Spring break
Spring break
at Novalja
Novalja
( Zrće
Zrće
Beach), Croatia

Novalja
Novalja
( Zrće
Zrće
Beach)[7][8]

Germany[edit]

Pouch[9] Rugia (Binz/Prora) and Usedom
Usedom
islands (Kaiser Spa)[10]

Greece[edit]

Mykonos[11]

Hungary[edit]

Siófok
Siófok
(Lake Balaton)[12]

Italy[edit]

Rimini[13]

Spain[edit]

Ibiza[14] Lloret de Mar[15] Magaluf
Magaluf
(Mallorca)[16] Salou[17]

North America[edit] Caribbean[edit]

Montego Bay, Jamaica[18] Nassau, Bahamas[19] Punta Cana, Dominican Republic[20]

Mexico[edit]

Acapulco[21] Cancún[22]

United States[edit] Panama City Beach, Florida[edit] Starting in the late 90's, Panama City Beach began advertising the destination hoping to attract crowds that had formerly gone to Fort Lauderdale and then Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach
before those communities enacted restrictions. From 2010-2016 an estimated 300,000 students traveled to the destination. The spawn of social media and digital marketing helped boost the beach town into a student mecca during March. Following well publicized shootings and a gang rape in 2015, several new ordinances were put into effect prohibiting drinking on the beach and establishing a bar closing time of 2 a.m. Central Time. Reports show a drop in Panama City Beach's Spring break
Spring break
turnout in March 2016[23] followed by increased family tourism in April 2016. Both are credited/blamed on the new ordinances by the Bay County Community Development Corporation (CDC).[24] Fort Lauderdale, Florida[edit] Fort Lauderdale's reputation as a Spring break
Spring break
destination for college students started when the Colgate University
Colgate University
men's swim team arrived to practice there over Christmas
Christmas
break in 1934.[25] Attracting approximately 20,000 college students in the 1950s, Spring break
Spring break
was still known as 'Spring vacation' and was a relatively low key affair. This began to change when Glendon Swarthout’s novel, Where the Boys Are was published in 1960, effectively ushering in modern Spring break.[26] Swarthout’s 1960 novel was quickly made into a movie of the same title later that year, Where the Boys Are, in which college girls met boys while on Spring break
Spring break
there. The number of visiting college students immediately jumped to over 50,000.[27] By the early 1980s, Ft. Lauderdale was attracting between 250,000-350,000 college students per year during Spring break. Residents of the Fort Lauderdale area became so upset at the damage done by college students that the local government passed laws restricting parties in 1985. At the same time, the National Minimum Drinking Age Act
National Minimum Drinking Age Act
was enacted in the United States, requiring that Florida raise the minimum drinking age to 21 and inspiring many underage college vacationers to travel to other locations in the United States
United States
for Spring break. By 1989, the number of college students traveling to Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale
fell to 20,000, a far cry from the 350,000 who went four years prior.[27][28] South Padre Island, Texas[edit] In the early 1980s, South Padre Island
South Padre Island
became the first location outside of Florida to draw a large number of college students for Spring break. With only a few thousand residents, South Padre Island has consistently drawn between 80,000 and 120,000 Spring breakers for the last 30 years.[29] Corporate marketing[edit] It is common for major brands that cater to the youth market (e.g., Coca-Cola, Gillette, MTV, and branches of the United States
United States
Armed Forces) to market at Spring break
Spring break
destinations.[clarification needed] See also[edit]

Wet T-shirt contest Schoolies week Senior Week Girls Gone Wild (franchise)

References[edit]

^ Laurie, John (2008). Spring break: The Economic, Socio-Cultural and Public Governance Impacts of College Students on Spring break
Spring break
Host Locations. ProQuest. p. 17. ISBN 9781109023091.  ^ studenten-wg.de - About semester breaks in Germany
Germany
(German) ^ Island Party
Party
Fiji ^ "PM's son among Kiwi partygoers forced off Beachcomber Island by blaze". 28 November 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2018 – via www.nzherald.co.nz.  ^ "What on earth is Spring Break?". Stuff. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ Kressmann, Jeremy (10 February 2009). "Budget Travel: European Spring break". Retrieved 23 June 2014.  ^ Croatia Spring break ^ Spring break
Spring break
Island Croatia ^ mdr.de. "SPUTNIK SPRING BREAK - SPUTNIK SPRING BREAK 2018". MDR SPUTNIK. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ Annual Baltic Spring break, Usedom
Usedom
Island, Germany ^ Firstpost video of Mykonos
Mykonos
Spring break ^ Spring break
Spring break
2011. Balaton, video ^ Spring break
Spring break
Rimini
Rimini
2012, video ^ "🌞Spring Break Ibiza
Ibiza
2018🌞 - Parties & Accommodation - Stoke Travel". stoketravel.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ " Spring break
Spring break
2018 : springbreak européen en Espagne Voyage étudiant Lloret Salou
Salou
Jeunes etudiants Open Bar Festival". www.springbreak-espagne.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ " Mallorca
Mallorca
Spring Break - SeeMallorca.com". SeeMallorca.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ 2015 SpringBreak Salou
Salou
by Funbreak, video ^ "Spring Break 2018 in Montego Bay". www.springbreak.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ "Spring Break 2017 in Nassau". www.springbreak.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ " Punta Cana
Punta Cana
Spring Break 2018 Packages - STS Travel". STSTravel.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ "Spring Break 2017 in Acapulco, Mexico". www.springbreak.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ Epic Spring break
Spring break
in Cancun, Mexico, video ^ Baumgarten, Kelly. "Some businesses see negative economic impact this spring break". Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ LANDECK, KATIE. "Panama City reports record bed tax numbers in April". Retrieved 15 March 2018.  ^ Marsh, Bill (19 March 2006). "The innocent birth of the spring bacchanal". The New York Times.  ^ Laurie, John (2008). Spring Break: The Economic, Socio-Cultural and Public Governance Effects of College Students on Spring break
Spring break
Host Locations. ProQuest. p. 12. ISBN 9781109023091.  ^ a b George, Paul S. (1991). "Where the boys were" (PDF). South Florida History Magazine (1). Historical Association of Southern Florida. pp. 5–8. Retrieved 16 November 2017 – via HistoryMiami.  ^ Bohn, Lauren (30 March 2009). "A brief history of spring break". Time. Retrieved 3 October 2012.  ^ Laurie, John (2008). Spring break: The Economic, Socio-Cultural and Public Governance Impacts of College Students of Spring break
Spring break
Host Locations. ProQuest. p. 66. ISBN 9781109023091. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Spring break
Spring break
at Wikimedia Commons

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