Downtown’s Fremont Hotel & Casino Celebrates 60th Anniversary

May 16, 2016

Downtown Las Vegas has a colorful history, and one of its most recognizable and beloved casinos is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Fremont Hotel & Casino opened May 18, 1956.

Fremont casino will celebrate its diamond anniversary every Thursday throughout the summer with kiosk games, dining specials, Slot Dollar drawings and a special commemorative gaming chip.

When it opened, the Fremont hotel-casino was the tallest building in Nevada.

When it opened, the Fremont hotel-casino was the tallest building in Nevada.

Fremont opened as one of the first high-rise hotels in Las Vegas. Boyd Gaming purchased the hotel-casino in 1985, along with its sister property, the classic Stardust.

Fremont casino has a number of specials and promotions set for its anniversary date, May 18, 2016, and beyond. Here are some of note:

• With its 60th Anniversary drawings, 60 guests will be awarded $60 in Slot Dollars. Ten winners will be selected each hour from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Drawings will be held at the end of the blackjack pit.

• A 60th Anniversary Kiosk Game will feature slot point multipliers, plus provide bonus entry opportunities into the anniversary drawings. This game will be available  May 18 and last throughout the summer.

• B Connected (the loyalty club of Boyd Gaming) members can earn points to redeem for dining offers at Paradise Buffet. Earn 100 points on Wednesday and redeem for a breakfast or lunch buffet voucher. The voucher will be valid on Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19 until 2:00 p.m. Guests can also earn 200 points and receive a dinner voucher, which is valid for a dinner buffet on May 18 until closing.

• Fremont’s 60th Anniversary four-course prix fixe meal will be offered at Second Street Grill. Two people can dine for $100, or one for $65. Enjoy escargot bourguignonne or a jumbo shrimp cocktail to start, then select soup or salad. Entrée selections include beef Wellington or chicken francaise; dessert selections include Black Forest cake or crème brulee. This limited-availability menu will be served on Wednesday, May 18 only.

• The Filament bar will introduce its anniversary drink special, the Fremont’s 60th Kiss. Enjoy Southern Comfort, amaretto and sweet & sour topped with a cherry and lime garnish for only $5.

 

Fremont casino Las Vegas

The Fremont has some of our favorite Las Vegas neon, ever.

B Connected loyalty club members can keep the anniversary celebration going with additional promotions, all held on Thursdays each week throughout the summer, beginning May 19. 2016:

• The anniversary drawings will continue, with six winners selected to win $100 Slot Dollars every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Drawings will be held at the B Connected club desk.

• The Paradise Buffet dining offers will be offered each Thursday. Earn 100 points on Thursday and redeem for a breakfast or lunch buffet voucher. The breakfast or lunch voucher will be valid on Thursdays and Fridays until 2:00 p.m. Earn 200 points and receive a dinner voucher, which is valid on Thursdays only until closing.

• Cupcakes will be served every Thursday at 2 p.m. at The Filament bar.

Happy birthday to the Fremont Hotel & Casino, one of our downtown favorites, and part of the Fremont Street Experience family of casinos.

Find out more about how Fremont Hotel & Casino is celebrating its 60th birthday.

  • love staying there

  • Debra

    We will be there on Thursday!! Can’t wait!