Columbus Day is a holiday that occurs every year on the second Monday of October. Whether you think Columbus was a hero or not based on his questionable history, the reality is that most people in the country still get an extra day off. When life gives you a 3 day weekend, be sure make the most of it. What better way to celebrate the end of Summer than to catch the last days of pool season in Las Vegas? In terms of value, pricing in Vegas for hotels and club events are typically cheaper In October compared to the hotter summer months. So, whether you are a fan of Chris or not, the consensus is that you should go have a great long weekend in Las Vegas!