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The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

Craft beer culture will be on full display Saturday, April 26, in downtown Las Vegas for the fourth annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer. Held for the first time in the Fremont East Entertainment District, this highly spirited event is featuring more than 80 breweries that will offer attendees more than 250 different brews to [...]

Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is moving to downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont East Entertainment District April 26. According to festival organizer Motley Brews, the craft beer event is expanding to accommodate the local beer scene and to attract more breweries and beer-loving tourists. Last year’s event was held at Sunset Park in southeast Las [...]

Life is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 dates in Vegas

Life is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 dates in Vegas

The 2014 dates for Life is Beautiful music festival have been announced as Oct. 24-26 in downtown Las Vegas. The three-day event is being billed as an “urban festival.” During last year’s inaugural festival, which included culinary, arts and speakers, some 60,000 people attended, according to the festival’s management. In 2013, the festival was spread [...]

Downtown Grand officially marks its debut in downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Grand officially marks its debut in downtown Las Vegas

Yesterday afternoon (11-12-13) at 14:15 (in military time), representatives from Downtown Grand and the city of Las Vegas gathered to celebrate the resort’s official launch with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event was held on the steps of Downtown Grand’s Third Street entrance. Valley High School’s marching band was on hand to entertain onlookers. An [...]

Downtown Container Park to bridge gaps in downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Container Park to bridge gaps in downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Container Park in downtown Las Vegas will bring together an assortment of small boutiques, galleries, bars and eateries. But take note: this soon-to-open development by the Downtown Project, a community revitalization group funded by Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh, aims to become much, much more than a retail center. Downtown Container Park will be a [...]

Construction on Slotzilla results in temporary late-night closures at Fremont Street Experience

Construction on Slotzilla results in temporary late-night closures at Fremont Street Experience

Construction continues on Slotzilla (the zipline experience located in the Fremont Street Experience) with the installation of the attraction’s cables. Fremont Street Experience announced on their Facebook page that there will be nightly closures of the Experience to accommodate installation of the cables. Tonight through Friday, Nov. 8 and Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Friday, Nov. [...]

Life is Beautiful festival plans in final stage

Life is Beautiful festival plans in final stage

With little more than two months before the Life is Beautiful festival opens to tens of thousands of music fans, some 50 musical acts have been announced, including The Killers, Vampire Weekend, Imagine Dragons, Nico Vega, Joey Bada$$ and Cults. “We’re really excited about the whole lineup, obviously with The Killers and Kings of Leon [...]

Raise your mug to the Vegas Downtown Brew Fest

Raise your mug to the Vegas Downtown Brew Fest

Let’s just cut to the chase. Beer is awesome. As a great icon of American alcoholism Homer J. Simpson once said, “Mmmmmmmmmmm, beer.” The only thing more awesome than drinking beer is drinking locally crafted beer. Throw in food, music and the exciting ambiance of downtown Las Vegas and you’ve just described the Downtown Brew Festival, [...]

Glowing return: GlowRun revisits downtown Las Vegas

Glowing return: GlowRun revisits downtown Las Vegas

At night, Las Vegas glows with light of hundreds of neon, incandescent and LED signs. But on Oct. 13, 2013, the city will be a little bit brighter when the GlowRun returns to downtown Las Vegas. Created by Insomniac, the company behind Electric Daisy Carnival, and Wendoh Media, GlowRun combines thousands of runners, music and [...]

Downtown Vegas is becoming a dining destination

Downtown Vegas is becoming a dining destination

People have been visiting downtown Las Vegas for years to see attractions like the Fremont Street Experience. The downtown area has been transforming and growing a lot over the past few years and the Fremont East District  has become another hot spot with a variety of bars, lounges, an art gallery and other unique spots you won’t typically find on [...]

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