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What New Year’s Eve looked like in Las Vegas in the ’80s — PHOTOS

To ring in 2016, more than 300,000 people will travel from all over the world to see a fireworks display on the Las Vegas Strip or party past midnight downtown, and in the 1980s, that wasn’t very different.

For multiple years, fireworks were shot from the top of The Plaza hotel-casino, while crowds packed (pre-canopy) Fremont Street.

To ring in the new year on Thursday, the Fremont Street Experience will feature 13 cover bands in “TributePalooza,” with many more in the following days. 

Check out the photos above. 

Contact Kristen DeSilva at kdesilva@reviewjournal.com. Find her on Twitter: @kristendesilva

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