Fremont Street Experience Fall/Winter Events

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Fremont Street Experience Fall/Winter Events

September – December 2016

All Fremont Street Experience events are free and open to the public, unless specified otherwise. Visit www.vegasexperience.com or call 702-678-5600 for more information. Along with the scheduled events, Fremont Street Experience guests can enjoy weekend afternoon and nightly entertainment and flights on SlotZilla™, the world’s most unique zipline.

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September/October
BikeFest RockFest – Sept. 29 – Oct. 2
Ever year, Las Vegas hosts BikeFest, one of the biggest motorcycle events of the year. Fremont Street Experience welcomes the crowd with a festive street party, BikeFest RockFest. jam-packed with rock n’ roll entertainment, complimented with Viva Vision® shows dedicated to some of the world’s most iconic bands.

Fremont FrightFest – Oct. 5-31
Fremont Street Experience transforms itself for the ultimate Halloween street party, Fremont FrightFest, featuring a Rock of Horror Picture Show theme. The spooktacular festivities include Halloween-themed entertainment and Viva Vision® shows, a costume contest, pub crawl and more. In addition, Fremont Street Experience member property Golden Nugget Las Vegas hosts the Fall Beer Festival bringing together consumers, craft beer vendors, live music, great food and hundreds of beers.

National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) FanFest – Oct. 27
Fremont Street Experience hosts the NHRA FanFest to celebrate the NHRA Nationals, taking place in Las Vegas annually. The stars of the NHRA head to downtown Las Vegas to interact with fans and sign autographs at Fremont Street Experience. Other event highlights include: a NHRA themed light show on the Viva Vision®, ticket giveaways and music to highlight the popular NHRA Fanfest.

November
American Heart Association Heart Walk – Nov. 5
Fremont Street Experience sponsors the annual American Heart Association Heart Walk, bringing the community together in downtown Las Vegas. The event attracts thousands of walkers from all over the Las Vegas area and encourages them to step out, have fun, get inspired and support a meaningful cause. Complimentary blood pressure screenings, BMI checks, an ask the expert table, and nutritional information are offered for participants; as well as a “Survivors Pavilion” for Heart & Stroke survivors to hang out, socialize, and learn about support groups and community outreach. Registration is required.

Las Vegas Rock & Roll Marathon – Nov. 12-13
With the mission “to be the most entertaining marathon & half marathon in the world!,” the Las Vegas Rock & Roll Marathon has become one of the city’s most entertaining races. Patrons have the opportunity to run against the backdrops of the famed Las Vegas Strip and underneath the Viva Vision® canopy at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas. The rockin’ race consists of a marathon and half-marathon to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. Registration is required.

Downtown Hoedown – Nov. 30
Fremont Street Experience wrangles in the top country music talents for all cowboys, cowgirls and country music fans alike to celebrate the return of the annual National Finals Rodeo to Las Vegas with free concerts under the neon lights. The Downtown Hoedown features a star-studded line up of some of yesterday and today’s top country artists on all three stages. This event kicks off 12 Days of Country featuring free nightly entertainment from a rowdy line-up of top local artists/acts and exclusive custom holiday-inspired country show taking place during National Finals Rodeo.

December
Las Vegas Great Santa Run – Dec. 3
The annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run at Fremont Street Experience brings more than 10,000 “Santas” to downtown Las Vegas, gathering around the starting line to complete this race benefitting local the nonprofit organization, Opportunity Village. The Las Vegas Great Santa Run is a ‘must’ for visitors and locals alike, as well as a community involvement activity for local businesses and a holiday tradition for families. This event features live entertainment and is fun for the whole family. Registration is required.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Dec. 6
Fremont Street Experience’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony brightens up the holiday season in Downtown Las Vegas as Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and Santa Claus light Downtown Las Vegas’ official Christmas Tree. The 50-foot tree is decked with festive decorations shining brightly below the 12.5 million lights of the Viva Vision® canopy. The Christmas Tree is displayed at Fremont Street Experience throughout the Christmas holiday.

Downtown Throwdown Barbeque Championships – Dec. 9-10
In conjunction with the Nevada Barbecue Association, each year during National Finals Rodeo, Fremont Street Experience brings the Downtown Throwdown Barbecue Championships to downtown Las Vegas for a fierce competition as cooks fire up the grills. The event features a Chili Cook-Off and Barbecue Cook-Off, in which the public is invited to enjoy delicious samples of chili, ribs, chicken, brisket and pork from some of the best cowboy cooks around. The two-day event is topped off by an awards ceremony in which patrons and judges will decide who is the cream of the crop.

Las Vegas Bowl Official Pep Rally – Dec. 16
Fremont Street Experience is the official host for the Las Vegas Bowl Pep Rally, which brings collegiate teams, cheerleaders, mascots, bands and fans to downtown Las Vegas to get in the spirit of bowl season.  The public is invited to head down to Fremont Street Experience for interactive contests, a battle of the college bands and performances from the cheerleaders before the big game.

Grand Menorah Lighting Ceremony – Dec. 24
The famous neon lights of the Viva Vision® canopy will be complemented with a touch of holiday spirit as Fremont Street Experience kicks-off the holiday season with the annual Grand Menorah Lighting Ceremony. Each year Rabbi Shea Harlig and Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman participate in a ceremony, including festive themed entertainment, to light the Grand Menorah.

Downtown Countdown – Dec. 31
Rock in the New Year with the ultimate New Year’s Eve street party during the Downtown Countdown celebration at Fremont Street Experience – downtown Las Vegas’ official New Year’s Eve party.  Just before midnight, revelers say goodbye to the previous year with a year-in-review retrospective on the Viva Vision® canopy, a midnight countdown led by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and an epic Fireworks by Grucci produced show synchronized with virtual fireworks on Viva Vision® as part of the citywide celebration. Attendees are invited to celebrate the New Year under the canopy with room and drink specials all within walking distance underneath the lights of the Viva Vision® canopy. Event is limited to patrons 21+ and ID will be required upon arrival. In addition, New Year’s Eve marks the only night of the year Fremont Street Experience has paid, ticketed admission.

*Dates subject to change.

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, North America’s largest video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.  Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. SlotZilla, the world’s most unique zipline attraction, features the 850-foot Zipline and the 1,750-foot Zoomline as people launch from a 12-story slot-machine themed takeoff platform to fly under the Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at http://www.vegasexperience.com.

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Fremont Street Experience to Host BIKEFEST ROCKFEST to Complement the 12th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest®










Fremont Street Experience to Host BIKEFEST ROCKFEST
to Complement the 12th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest®

Get revved up with Free Entertainment Sept. 27 – 30

Fremont Street Experience gets revved up with BIKEFEST ROCKFEST, a series of free concerts that will complement the 12th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 27 and extending through Sunday, Sept. 30 the four days will be jam-packed with entertainment by some of the world’s best tribute bands of rock superstars.

Everyone is invited downtown to enjoy the feel-good sounds of great music while surrounded by the iconic neon lights of the Fremont Street Experience. All concerts are free and open to the public.

Performance schedule for BIKEFEST ROCKFEST at Fremont Street Experience:

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27

 1st Street Stage:

  • 8 – 11 p.m. – Bonfire (AC/DC Tribute)

3rd Street Stage:

  • 7 – 10 p.m. – Yellow Brick Road
  • 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Unauthorized Ozzy (Ozzy Osbourne Tribute)

Main Street Stage:

  • 6 – 9 p.m. – Kaos X
  • 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Arena

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

1st Street Stage:

  • 6 – 9 p.m. – Rok of Ages
  • 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Ultimate Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute)

3rd Street Stage:

  • 7 – 10 p.m. – Pyromania (Def Leppard Tribute)
  • 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Bonfire (AC/DC Tribute)

Main Street Stage:

  • 6 – 9 p.m. – Kaos X
  • 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Arena

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

 1st Street Stage:

  • 6 – 9 p.m. – Rok of Ages
  • 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Ultimate Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute)

3rd Street Stage:

  • 7 – 10 p.m. – Pyromania (Def Leppard Tribute)
  • 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Bonfire (AC/DC Tribute)

Main Street Stage:

  • 6 – 9 p.m. – Kaos X
  • 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Arena

SUNDAY, SEPT. 30

1st Street Stage:

  • 6 – 11 p.m. – Pyromania (Def Leppard Tribute)

3rd Street Stage

  • 7 – 10 p.m. – Heart Alive (Heart Tribute)
  • 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Unauthorized Ozzy (Ozzy Osbourne Tribute)

Main Street Stage:

  • 6 – 9 p.m. – Kaos X
  • 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Arena

Additionally, three Fremont Street Experience properties will be giving away motorcycles as part of their BikeFest promotions:

Golden Nugget Harley-Davidson Giveaway
One lucky Las Vegas BikeFest attendee will walk away from the Golden Nugget on Saturday with a brand new 2012 Harley-Davidson, sponsored by the Red Rock Harley-Davidson Dealership. The winner will have a choice between three great Harley-Davidson models -a 2013 Road King Classic®, Softail Slim® or a Street Glide®, all of which will be on display at the Golden Nugget during the rally.

All Las Vegas BikeFest registrants as well as BikeFest Poker Walk registrants will receive an entry andeveryone can earn more entries gambling in the Golden Nugget casino. You must be present to win. The Harley-Davidson will be given away on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 9:15 p.m. on the 1st Street Stage on Fremont Street Experience. Golden Gate Hotel Grand Prize Harley-Davidson Giveaway

The Golden Gate Hotel will host a 2012 Harley-Davidson Giveaway promotion including $10,000 in prizes and a Grand Prize of a 2012 Harley-Davidson Fatboy Lo®. The Grand Prize will be drawn at midnight on Saturday, Sept. 29 at midnight at the Golden Gate Hotel Casino’s Valet Special Event Area located on Fremont Street Experience.

In addition to the Fatboy Lo®, at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 the Golden Gate will be giving away $10,000 in prizes.  Enter for a chance to win  $1,000 Harley Gift Card; $1,000 Gas Gift Card; $1,000 non-taxable play-till-you-lose Promo Chips; $1,000 Free Slot Play; $500 Free Slot Play, $500 non-taxable play-till-you-lose Promo Chips; $500 Free Slot Play; and a Sammy Hagar guitar.

You do not need to be present to win the Fatboy Lo®. Winners of all other prizes must claim their prize by Saturday, Sept. 29 at midnight. All Las Vegas BikeFest registrants will receive a coupon to pick up a Grand Prize Giveaway entry at the Golden Gate. Additional tickets can be earned at the Golden Gate.

The D Las Vegas Harley-Davidson Giveaway The D Las Vegas will be giving away a 2013 Harley-Davidson. You do not need to present to win. The Harley-Davidson will be given away on Sunday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. inside The D showroom. Parking is available at the Fremont Street Experience parking garage located at Carson and 4th Streets.

About Fremont Street Experience Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historic downtown Las Vegas.  Fremont Street Experience features Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen which is 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.  Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue which includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. With direct pedestrian access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at www.vegasexperience.com.