Invoking memories of another NBA star who fancied VegasVille, Kevin Durant of the Warriors hit multiple nightclubs and toasted the arrival of 2017.
Bands on three stages rocked downtown Las Vegas for the New Year’s Eve celebration at the Fremont Street Experience.
Las Vegas rocked into 2017 with a massive fireworks display that turned a hazy sky into a kaleidoscope of color as hundreds of thousands of revelers swayed on the Strip to a medley of pop songs.
Replay live updates from the 2017 New Year’s celebrations around Las Vegas.
An estimated 330,000 visitors from all over the world descended on Las Vegas on Saturday night for the annual New Year’s Eve celebration billed as “America’s Party.”
New Year’s Eve at Caesars Palace was electrifying (with Calvin Harris) and also a dance party (with Backstreet Boys).
With some 300,000 visitors descending on Las Vegas for a new year’s weekend of revelry, overindulgence and possible mayhem, area hospitals are gearing up for a potential flood of ailments and injuries. They’ve also got blueprints in place for the worst case scenario.
“This is the biggest show in the country, so I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else but here,” said Henry Herman, a company pyrotechnician for almost 30 years. “New York is nice, but the fireworks are not even close to being what they are here.”
House-made lemonade, Champagne and white wine are mixed with fresh mint and finished with a lemon wedge and sugar cube, $9.99, or $14.99 for 24 ounces with a Twisted souvenir glass.
Authorities have received no credible or specific threats this year against New Year’s Eve celebrations in Las Vegas, but they are urging partygoers to remember the slogan: “If you see something, say something.”