Year: 2015

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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,…

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Dynamically-Generated Halloween Light Shows Are a First for Fremont Street Experience

Guests of Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas are in for a treat during October. For the first time, the massive Viva Vision video screen will play custom, Halloween-themed shows created in real time. The ability to create custom shows on the fly took about six months of development by Fremont Street Experience’s Lead…

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“Hypnosis Unleashed,” Starring Kevin Lepine, Set to Open at Binion’s Las Vegas

Comedy-hypnotist Kevin Lepine is bringing his popular “Hypnosis Unleashed” show to downtown Las Vegas. The show debuts at Binion’s Las Vegas on Oct. 9, 2015. Kevin Lepine’s “Hypnosis Unleashed” (formerly at Hooters Casino Hotel) has been a “Best of Vegas” winner (an honor bestowed by the readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal), and now guests…

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