Posts tagged as: Fremont Street

Bright lights, Sin City make for ultimate music videos

Bright lights, Sin City make for ultimate music videos

Las Vegas is a visually striking place so it comes as no surprise that the city has been used as the setting for countless music videos. According to Charlie Geocaris, director of the Nevada Film Office, there were 16 music videos filmed in Las Vegas in the past year alone. “It’s such a fun city […]

Fremont East District packs a lot of personality

Fremont East District packs a lot of personality

Area is buzzing with bars, restaurants and art It’s a Friday night in Downtown Las Vegas, miles from the megaresorts of the Las Vegas Strip and just a few blocks down from the old Vegas allure of Fremont Street’s casinos. A flock of people crosses Las Vegas Boulevard, but not toward the casinos and the […]

Elvis sightings abound

Elvis sightings abound

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Elvi have left the building, and they’re heading out to Fremont Street. This weekend downtown Vegas is all about pompadours, sideburns and bedazzled jumpsuits. If you’re hoping to experience an Elvis sighting in Vegas, get ready for an eyeful. On May 6 and 7, Fremont Street will be home to the Second Annual Las […]

Lounging around Vegas

Lounging around Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com During the ’50s and ’60s casino lounges provided the majority of entertainment at hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. While there were some recurring production shows in operation including “The Lido” at the Stardust and “Minsky’s Follies,” which opened as the first topless show on the Strip at the Dunes in 1957,  lounges […]

Vegas celebrates Halloween with haunted attractions and freakish festivities

Vegas celebrates Halloween with haunted attractions and freakish festivities

  When it comes to Halloween there are more things in Vegas to scare you apart from checking your bank account after a night of partying (Yikes! I went to a strip club last night?). When October rolls around, Vegas is also home to various haunted attractions and frighteningly fun ways to celebrate the spookiest holiday […]

Downtown rocks the stage this New Year’s Eve

Downtown rocks the stage this New Year’s Eve

With 2010 only a few days away, do you have plans for New Year’s Eve yet? Live rock music. A mesmerizing show with millions of lights. Thousands of people. If you still need plans to welcome 2010 in style, why not celebrate at Fremont Street Experience? During Fremont Street’s 2nd Annual TributePalooza you’ll see concerts by […]

Mob Zombie

Mob Zombie

On Saturday, Oct. 24 downtown Las Vegas was invaded by plastic-brain-eating zombies who gathered on Fremont Street for the First Annual Zombie Walk. People of all ages participated in the event, each portaying their own version of a blood-thirsty zombie. Wearing white facepaint and blood-spattered clothes they lurched their way downtown from the Plaza to […]

The Other Side of Fremont Street

The Other Side of Fremont Street

Fremont Street is a covered promenade in downtown Vegas that is popular with tourists who gather for free concerts, the free light show on its canopy and the venerable casinos along it. Less well known to tourists is the row of interesting bars on the street’s eastern end, where locals gather. At The Griffin you can hear […]

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