Fremont Street Experience

The Who joins the downtown Vegas experience

Can you guess who’s coming to the Viva Vision canopy in downtown Las Vegas? No, silly, not The Guess Who. The Who! The iconic rock band’s lead singer Roger Daltrey and Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor announced this week that The Who will be getting its own light and…

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…

Head to downtown Vegas for one last fling before the ring

Downtown Las Vegas takes the planning out of your bachelorette party as the D and Golden Gate hotels team up to bring you Downtown Fling Before The Ring. The non-traditional, affordable bachelorette party experience sends party goers on a scavenger hunt spanning the bright lights and colorful canopy of the Fremont Street Experience.…

Free rock concerts to fire up Fremont all summer long

The 3rd Street Stage at the Fremont Street Experience will be lit up all summer, with big-name bands playing free shows all season. This weekend, Memorial Day celebrations will hit a high with a joint concert by Fuel and Lit on Saturday beginning at 9 p.m. Fuel rocked the early…

Zip it on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas

Those who want to zip down the Fremont Street Experience on Flightlinez zip line should zip on down to the Fremont Street Experience before it’s gone. The current zip line will soon be no more. But don’t distress my thrill-seeking friends. A  new two-level “zoom” line called SlotZilla will soon be taking its…

Vegas goes country crazy during ACM week

The Academy of Country Music bills the days leading up to its annual awards ceremony as “the week Vegas goes country.” It’s a fitting description considering the numerous star-studded special events and concerts being held around town leading up to the big night on April 7. Country music fans will want…

Kiss the Blarney Stone and get lucky at the D

In Vegas, once a hotel/casino is gone, it’s typically forgotten. So if I were to tell you that you can experience a piece of Fitzgeralds this St. Patrick’s Day, you’d probably say, “Fitzgeralds? What’s that?” So here’s a wee history lesson: Fitzgeralds, or the Fitz as abbreviation-enthusiasts like to call…

NFR 2012 brings big names in country music to Vegas

Shine up your boots and pull out your prized belt buckles. It’s rodeo time in Vegas! The National Finals Rodeo is coming to town December 6 – 15 for another stellar event at the Thomas & Mack Center. The NFR made its Vegas debut in 1985 and has continued to…

Vegas Weekender: Time for some holiday cheer!

Of course, Vegas is home to the world’s greatest entertainers – including the leading voice in ventriloquism, Terry Fator. And with the holidays fast approaching, he and several of the Strip’s mainstay productions, like “Legends in Concert,” will be adding a seasonal twist to their shows. If you’re looking for a…

Spooktacular shows for Halloween in Vegas

Halloween is right around the corner, and Vegas has plenty of sinsational ways to celebrate from costume parties to haunted attractions and even Halloween-themed shows. If you want to be entertained by sexy, topless vampires or singing zombies, Vegas is the place to be. Here’s a listing of spooktacular shows…

Vegas Weekender: New beginnings for Blue Man Group and The D

This weekend in Vegas the Blue Man Group break in their new stomping grounds at the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. It’s also the official grand opening of The D Las Vegas, formerly Fitzgerald’s, located on Fremont Street. To celebrate the newly renovated and revamped hotel and casino, Poison frontmand…

The 10 best places to snap photos in Vegas

Do you want to impress your family and friends with unforgettable pictures from your trip to Las Vegas? You know they’re going to ask to see them! So here’s a list of 10 of the most iconic spots in and around the city. These are must-visit places that should be…

Turning around downtown Las Vegas

The resorts in downtown Las Vegas are all racing to break ground on or put the finishing touches to various renovation projects. Once struggling and recession-battered, the area has become something of a boomtown, with everyone rallying to revitalize it. The benefits have been innumerable: New construction. New jobs. New…

The D Las Vegas is being positioned for success

Redesign. Renovate. Rebrand. All of these things are currently underway at the former Fitzgeralds hotel/casino, situated in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. A major $15 million overhaul of the Irish-themed property is scheduled for completion this fall and will elevate it to a new level. The Fitzgeralds was bought…

Las Vegas goes country for ACM Awards

Country music fans will be in heaven this week in Las Vegas. The 47thAnnual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand on Sunday, April 1 at 8 p.m. The show, hosted by Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire, will feature performances by the hottest country…

Lucy in the Sky with Fire: First Friday Flames of Change

On the First Friday of every month downtown Las Vegas transforms into a vibrant hotspot where local artists, performers and vendors showcase their talents and wares. This month, First Friday Las Vegas, in combination with the Lucky Lady Lucy team and the city of Las Vegas, are hosting the city’s…

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…