What to Expect for New Year’s Eve at Fremont Street Experience

You won’t find another New Year’s Eve bash in Las Vegas quite like America’s Party Downtown. Our annual New Year’s Eve celebration ushers in the new year with live music performances on three stages (plus an EDM stage constructed just for the occasion), dazzling Viva Vision light shows and a special appearance by Mayor Carolyn Goodman and her husband, former Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman.

Here’s a look at our New Year’s Eve festivities. Get tickets now.

Here’s what you can expect at our 2019 New Year’s Eve party, the official City of Las Vegas New Year’s Eve party!

Live Entertainment

Our NYE party features four stages along Fremont Street, 12 bands and flashy onstage pyrotechnic displays. America’s Party Downtown will keep you dancing the night away even after the countdown to 2019! The Casino Center stage is sure to captivate the crowds with aerial acts, high-energy dancers and the hottest EDM music to close out the year with a bang.

There will be a midnight countdown at each stage followed by a two-minute pyrotechnic display.

Check out the full performance schedule below.

Main Street Stage (Near Golden Gate)

2:00 p.m. – Dancing DJ
6:00 p.m. – Empire Records, performing top dance hits of the ’90s
8:00 pm – Crush, playing a variety of rock favorites
11:00 pm – Spandex Nation, bringing the best in ’80s hair metal

Spandex Nation
Spandex Nation is the ultimate ’80s hair and metal tribute band.

1st Street Stage (Near Binion’s and Golden Nugget)

2:00 p.m. – Roxy Gunn, with their signature variety of high-energy rock
6:00 p.m. – Voodoo Cowboys, delivering the best in modern country hits
8:00 p.m. – ’80s Station, taking on ’80s alternative rock
11:00 p.m. – Alter Ego, sharing all your favorite number one rock hits

'80s Station
We love ’80s Station ALMOST AS MUCH AS THE ACTUAL ’80s.

3rd Street Stage (Near The D, Four Queens and Fremont)

2:00 p.m. – Blue String Theory, covering all the stand-out rock and roll from the ’70s and ’80s
6:00 p.m. – Rock Steady, with a slew of classic rock
8:00 p.m. – Tony Marques Band, the modern country and rock favorites you know and love
11:00 p.m. – Zowie Bowie, high energy dance music late into the night

Zowie Bowie rings in the new year on our 3rd Street stage.

Casino Center Stage (Intersection of Golden Nugget, Binion’s, Fremont and Four Queens)

6:00 p.m. – Dancing DJ, hits you love with some sexy in the mix
9:00 p.m. – EDM Show, unforgettable aerial and dance routines

Our NYE party is the best value in town.

Special Viva Vision Light Shows

If you haven’t experienced the spectacle that is the Viva Vision light show, you’re definitely missing out.

Our Viva Vision screen is the largest video display in the world made up of 12.5 million LED bulbs delivering high-resolution images, a breathtaking sensory experience over the Fremont Street promenade.

Viva Vision NYE
Downtown Las Vegas is the only place to be for New Year’s Eve.

To celebrate this New Year’s Eve, we’re premiering a new Viva Vision show featuring Grammy Award-nominated and Vegas-born rock band, The Killers.

Experience Viva Vision

New Year’s Eve will feature our popular light shows by Imagine Dragons, Tiesto, Green Day and Linkin Park.

Be sure to look up at the Viva Vision screen for our exclusive “Year in Review” show and live ball drop from Times Square.

Fly Into 2019 On the Slotzilla Zip Line

What better way to ring in the new year than flying superhero-style over the glittering Fremont Street crowd?

Slotzilla is the ultimate zip line experience with epic views of Fremont Street and the downtown Las Vegas casinos.

Take off from the world’s largest slot machine either sitting or prone, like a superhero.

Flight times are limited and SlotZilla tickets are sure to sell out, so grab them while you can.

Slotzilla Zipline Riders on NYE

Make sure you purchase your tickets to America’s Party Downtown at Fremont Street Experience to get your chance to fly on Slotzilla zip line this NYE!

Exclusive Countdown with Mayor Carolyn Goodman

You’re invited to the official City of Las Vegas New Year’s Eve celebration!

There’s nothing more Las Vegas than the Goodmans. Mayor Carolyn Goodman is currently serving her second term, following her husband’s three terms as mayor of Las Vegas. Their love for the city is deep-rooted, and they certainly never miss an opportunity to show it off in style.

Both Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Oscar Goodman will be joining our New Year’s Eve festivities as they do every year. It’s not a real Sin City party until Oscar Goodman has a martini in hand, so get those cameras ready to capture these Las Vegas icons in action!

Mayor Carolyn Goodman, FSE President Patrick Hughes, Oscar Goodman and a showgirl cheer the new year.

Bar Hopping at Its Best

With the streets closed to pedestrian traffic and only New Year’s Eve party-goers filling downtown Las Vegas for America’s Party, this is the perfect time to check out the awesome bars and casinos lining Fremont Street. With so many of the bars and restaurants offering NYE drink specials and deals, you won’t have to empty your pockets to have a great time.

Some spots you don’t want to miss include:

D Bar at The D. Yard-sized slushy drinks and flair bartenders.

Chicago Brewing Co. at Four Queens. Award-winning handcrafted microbrews.

The Filament Bar at The Fremont. “Where drinking is always a bright idea.”

Troy Liquor Bar at the Golden Nugget. The only nightclub at Fremont Street Experience.

Cowgirl Up Cantina at Binion’s. Saddle up with your favorite cocktail as you watch people fly on SlotZilla.

Holo Holo Hawaiian Bar at The Cal. Serving up the spirit of Aloha with Hawaiian-themed cocktails.

OneBar at Golden Gate. Enjoy a variety of frozen drinks, beautiful dancing bartenders and a world-famous flair bartending team.

Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery at Main Street Station. Award-winning microbrews on tap.

Parking in Downtown Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve

Downtown Las Vegas will be crowded on New Year’s Eve, so plan on arriving early.

One of the most convenient parking options downtown on New Year’s Eve is the Fremont Street Experience parking garage. The entrance is on 4th Street, off Carson. On New Year’s Eve, there will be a flat fee of $20 starting at noon. Learn more.

Another option is to consider using a ride-sharing service. Fremont Street Experience has partnered with Lyft to help you get to and from the New Year’s Eve celebration quickly and safely.

Make sure to use our exclusive discount code “FSE” to get up to $20 in ride credits.

What You Need to Know

With so much action happening on New Year’s Eve, you’ll want to be prepared before you head to America’s Party Downtown this year. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • The New Year’s Eve bash is an adults-only event. You must be 21 or older to attend.
  • You must purchase a ticket to access America’s Party Downtown. Click here to get tickets.
  • Fremont Street Experience will close at 5:00 p.m. on December 31 for a security sweep. Gates to the party open at 6:00 p.m.
  • Live performances on the four concert stages will go until 3:30 a.m.

Read more frequently asked questions about NYE at Fremont Street Experience.

If you’re heading to Las Vegas this New Year’s Eve, join us for the ultimate celebration to ring in 2019, America’s Party Downtown at Fremont Street Experience. Don’t forget to get your tickets early and save!

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