FSE’s Viva Vision video screen is displaying a 144-hour countdown leading to the moment, at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, when Vegas hotel-casinos are allowed to reopen.
“The response went through the roof,” the owner of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate said a day after giving away 2,000 flights to tourists across the country.
Vegas artist Dustin Hoots says of the new Fremont East mural, “The whole thing took 15, 20 hours of paint time to finish.”
FSE President and CEO Patrick Hughes says, “We are glad now we’ve been given direction by our leadership, and we are going to be socially responsible.”
DLVEC is host to myriad events, including is massive Super Bowl viewing party, the Vegas Golden Knights Fan Fest, and Las Rageous music festival.
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center has hosted more than 500 music shows, and nearly 100 viewing parties.
Hotel Apache itself dates to 1932, a time when Model Ts parked outside the property and guests were titillated to ride the first electric elevator ever in Las Vegas.
An 80-martini salute and street party is set for 6 p.m. July 18 at Main Street Stage at Fremont Street Experience.