Review-Journal reporter Cassie Soto and Las Vegas police provide a preview to New Year’s Eve events on Fremont Street, including what to know about traffic and security for America’s Party.
Fireworks by Grucci will launch more than 80,000 fireworks from seven hotel rooftops. The eight-minute pyrotechnics show will be synced with snippets of ten songs, including Mariah Carey’s rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” and the Vegas Golden Knights entrance song.
Preparations are under way for America’s Party Downtown at the Fremont Street Experience, where officials anticipate a crowd of about 40,000 people on New Years Eve.
More than 1,500 Las Vegas police officers, some in plain clothes, will patrol the Strip on Monday night, joined by members of the FBI and the Nevada National Guard, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said at a news conference Thursday morning.
When it comes to big-ticket New Year’s Eve concerts, Las Vegas is the silver-backed, alpha male gorilla of destination cities.
More than 80,000 fireworks will illuminate the Strip skyline as revelers enjoy Las Vegas’ recurring New Year’s Eve bash.
Fireworks lit the New Year’s sky early Monday morning as Las Vegas welcomed 2018.