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Patrick Hughes Named President & CEO of Fremont Street Experience

February 11, 2016

The Fremont Street Experience Board has named Cannery Casino & Hotel Vice President and General Manager, Patrick Hughes, as the new President and CEO of Fremont Street Experience. Hughes will begin his new gig at Fremont Street Experience on Feb. 29, 2016, succeeding former President Jeff Victor. Patrick Hughes is a native of Ireland and… Read More

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SlotZilla Partners With Spread the Word Nevada to Support Literacy

February 5, 2016

We’ll be hosting the very first SlotZilla Charity Challenge of 2016 to benefit Spread the Word Nevada, an organization devoted to increasing literacy and distributing books to at-risk kids. On Feb. 25, 2016, all revenue from SlotZilla Zipline and Zoomline sales, between 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., will be donated to Spread the Word Nevada…. Read More

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Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Kick Off Free Summer Concert Series

January 11, 2016

Are you ready to rock Memorial Day weekend? None other than Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are set to kick off our Rock of Vegas free concert series, May 28, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. Our eighth Rock of Vegas season will be full of surprises, and we’ll be announcing more bands soon. Rock of Vegas… Read More

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Baseball Stars Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant Get Keys to the City

December 18, 2015

On Dec. 17, 2015, Fremont Street Experience hosted a ceremony to honor two baseball stars from Las Vegas, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant. These were not your ordinary keys to the city, mind you! On-hand for the celebration were Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and her husband, former mayor Oscar Goodman (pictured below). Bryce Harper… Read More

Yes, he was doing it wrong, but it ended up being so right.

Irish Tourist Accidentally Films Vegas Visit Backward, Brought Back for Do-Over

November 20, 2015

Video taken by an Irish tourist, Joseph Griffin, who accidentally pointed his GoPro video camera in the wrong direction during his Las Vegas visit, recently went viral. The amusing video of Griffin’s Las Vegas adventures now has more than seven million views on YouTube. Here’s a look at the highly-entertaining, although more-than-a-little-embarrassing video.   Seeing… Read More

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Fremont Street Performers Can Register Online or In Person, New Ordinance Takes Effect Nov. 16

November 11, 2015

A new Las Vegas City ordinance takes effect on Nov. 16, 2015, and street performers—also known as “buskers”—can register online to perform in designated performance spaces along Fremont Street Experience. The new ordinance was created to ease congestion and assure public safety along the busy Fremont Street Experience pedestrian mall, and was created by the… Read More

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SlotZilla Charity Challenge Means a $9,260 Donation to Shriners Hospitals

November 11, 2015

Our SlotZilla Charity Challenge on Oct. 21, 2015 has resulted in $9,260 raised for Shriners Hospitals for Children. On SlotZilla Charity Challenge days, Fremont Street Experience donates 100% of SlotZilla ticket sales to Las Vegas nonprofits. To-date, more than $126,000 has been donated to nine charities by Fremont Street Experience and its member hotel-casinos. Find… Read More

Downtown Hoedown 2015

Saddle Up for the 29th Annual Downtown Hoedown at Fremont Street Experience

November 3, 2015

The 29th Annual Downtown Hoedown at Fremont Street Experience takes place Dec. 2, 2015, starting at 4:30 p.m. Top country talent will provide free shows to celebrate the return of the annual National Finals Rodeo to Las Vegas. This year’s line-up features Montgomery Gentry, Tracy Lawrence, Chris Janson, Chase Bryant, JT Hodges and Jackson Michelson…. Read More

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It’s Time for the 2015 Heart & Stroke Walk and Run for the American Heart Association

October 29, 2015

We’re partnering with the American Heart Association in this year’s American Heart Association Las Vegas Heart & Stroke Walk on Nov. 7, 2015. At this year’s event, featuring a 5K and one-mile walking route as well as a timed 5K Heart run, more than 5,000 health-minded Las Vegas residents will walk or run with family,… Read More

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Fremont Street Experience Hosts World’s Largest Instagram Wall

October 28, 2015

Everything’s bigger in Las Vegas, and that includes the 1,500-foot Viva Vision screen at downtown’s Fremont Street Experience. The Viva Vision screen was recently transformed into the world’s largest Instagram, featuring photos of Las Vegas visitors and some of the people who make Fremont Street Experience unforgettable. During a “social hour,” guests on the Fremont… Read More