Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Fremont Street Experience with a ShamROCK Celebration

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Fremont Street Experience
with a ShamROCK Celebration

Paint Downtown Las Vegas Irish Green with five-days of free entertainment,
and the 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

 Fremont Street Experience invites the public to enjoy a ShamROCK celebration and paint downtown Las Vegas Irish Green this St. Patrick’s Day with five days of entertainment, plenty of drink specials and the 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl.  Entertainment will feature traditional and modern Irish bands including: The Johnny McCuaig Band; The Angry Brians; Finnegan’s Wake; Celtic Rockers; LA Vation (U2 tribute band); Tempest and The Bogtrotter’s Union.

St. Patrick’s Day (Thursday, March 17) Entertainment Schedule:
1st Street Stage
·     12 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Celtic Rockers
·     3 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Tempest
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Yellow Brick Road
·     10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – The Johnny McCuaig Band
3rd Street Stage
·     1 p.m. – 5 p.m. – The Bogtrotter’s Union
·     5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Hardwood Hotties
·     8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – The Angry Brians
·     11 p.m. –  2 a.m. – Zowie Bowie
Main Street Stage
·     12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Finnegan’s Wake
·     4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Celtic Rockers
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – LA Vation (U2 Tribute Band)
·     10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Luck of the Spandex (Nation)

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl – Thursday, March 17 from 2 p.m. – 12 a.m.
On Thursday, March 17, paint downtown Las Vegas green during the 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. This free event will feature 12 hours of Shamrockin’ entertainment and golden drink specials from participating downtown properties. Guests must be 21+ years of age. ID will be required upon arrival.

Parking is available at the Fremont Street Experience garage at (located on the NE corner of Carson & 4th Street).  Guests can check in to pick up wristbands at the base of SlotZilla located near the Fremont Street Experience garage elevators (Mall level – 1st Floor) between 2-8 p.m. The first 400 people to check in at the event will receive a free Pub Crawl t-shirt.

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Specials
Pub Crawlers can receive special offers from several downtown locations including: Binion’s Gambling Hall and Hotel; The D Las Vegas; Four Queens Hotel & Casino; Fremont Hotel & Casino; Golden Gate Hotel & Casino; and Golden Nugget Las Vegas.

Binion’s –
At Benny’s – 14oz draft domestic green beer and a shot of Jameson Black Irish Whiskey, $6
At outdoor bars – shot of Jameson Black Irish Whiskey, $5

The D –
Jameson Boiler Makers, $9
Dirty Girl Scout Cookies, $5
Free t-shirt with purchase of Green Beer pitcher (outside bar only)

Four Queens –
At Chicago Brew Pub – shot of Goldshlager with crème de menthe, $4
At outdoor bar – shot of Jameson Black Irish Whiskey, $5

Fremont’s –
At Filament Bar – Leprechaun Lemonade (Sweetened Irish Whiskey with Lemon and Mint), $4
Guinness Draught, $4; add a Shot of Jameson, $7

Golden Gate –
Jameson Boiler Makers, $9
Dirty Girl Scout Cookies, $5

Golden Nugget (Gold Diggers only, opens 8 p.m., $10 cover after 11 p.m.)
Guinness, $5
Heineken, $5
Jameson, $6
Scooby Snack Shots (Midori, Malibu, crem de banana, pineapple, whipped cream), $6

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Entertainment Schedule
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long as Fremont Street Experience feature free shamrockin’ entertainment from traditional and modern Irish bands beginning Wednesday, March 16 and lasting through Sunday, March 20.  The additional entertainment line-up is:

Wednesday, March 16
1st Street Stage
·     8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – The Johnny McCuaig Band
3rd Street Stage
·     5 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Hardwood Hotties
·     10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – The Angry Brians
Main Street Stage
·     6 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Alter Ego

Friday, March 18
1st Street Stage
·     6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Tempest
·     9 p.m. – 12 a.m. – The Johnny McCuaig Band
3rd Street Stage
·     5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Hardwood Hotties
·     11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Angry Brians
Main Street Stage
·     4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – LA Vation (U2 Tribute Band)
·     10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Spandex Nation

Saturday, March 19
1st Street Stage
·     4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Tempest
·     9 p.m. – 12 a.m. – The Johnny McCuaig Band
3rd Street Stage
·     12 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Hardwood Hotties
·     8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – The Angry Brians
·     11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – ’80s Station
Main Street Stage
·     12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Celtic Rockers
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Police Experience (Police Tribute Band)
·     10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Spandex Nation

Sunday, March 20
1st Street Stage
·     5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Tyler James – Elvis
3rd Street Stage
·     5 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Hardwood Hotties
·     10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – The Angry Brian’s
Main Street Stage
·     4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Police Experience (Police Tribute Band)
·     7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Dancing DJ
·     10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Spandex Nation

*All offers and entertainment are subject to availability and change without notice.

About The Johnny McCuaig Band
The Johnny McCuaig Band is a band with bagpipes but their rock and roll sound sets them apart from other Irish bands – a Celtic band they are not. This five piece rock band is led by Johnny McCuaig on guitar, bagpipes and vocals, Kevin Kyle on bass, Martin Zinger on drums and James Picton and Allan Morrison on guitar. They have shared the stage with such acts as Foreigner, Buckcherry and The Trews throughout the years.  Their unique sound seamlessly blends almost every style of popular music together – the blues mixed with a 70s groove or a chugging rock guitar interlaced with bagpipes. Johnny McCuaig brings bagpipes to a whole new level by playing them as a lead instrument all while wearing a kilt.

The Johnny McCuaig Band

The Johnny McCuaig Band will perform nightly at Fremont Street Experience’s St. Patrick’s ShamROCK celebration on the 1st Street Stage March 16 – March 19.

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, 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, includes 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 www.vegasexperience.com.

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The D Las Vegas & Golden Gate Host St. Paddy’s Day Festivities

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THE D LAS VEGAS AND GOLDEN GATE HOTEL & CASINO HOST ST. PADDY’S DAY FESTIVITIES

 

Downtown Properties Raise A Pint To America’s Favorite Irish Holiday With

Parties, Specialty Drinks And T-Shirt Giveaways

Cheers! Downtown Las Vegas’ annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration is back! Known as Sin City’s wildest St. Paddy’s Day bash, 2014’s festivities feature four straight days and nights of Gaelic madness Friday, March 14 through Monday, March 17 on the Fremont Street Experience.

Downtown party spots, the D and Golden Gate, invite guests to earn a little luck o’ the Irish with T-shirt giveaways, drinks specials and fun for all. Just outside each casino’s doors, celebrants can enjoy free live performances all weekend by bands including Tempest, L.A. Vation, Darby O’Gill and the Little People and more.

The celebration reaches its pinnacle on Monday, March 17 when thousands of partygoers donning their best green attire flood Fremont Street for the Sixth Annual Downtown St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. The Pub Crawl will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight, with stops at the neighborhood’s hottest bars including D Bar, LONGBAR and Vue Bar (the D) and One Bar, Flair Bar and Bar Prohibition! (Golden Gate).

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  • the D’s Annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Monday, Mar. 17. the D hosts the “Pot o’ Gold” of St. Patrick’s Day parties in Las Vegas – an annual bash that soaks the downtown casino in green and invites lads and lasses to let loose as they party alongside leprechauns till the top o’ the mornin’. Partygoers will enjoy festive drink specials including $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie shots and Irish Car Bombs, $4 green beers and $3 shots of Jameson® Irish Whiskey. For $21, those looking to celebrate into the wee hours can opt for a Smoking Irish Fog – a secret recipe served in a 44-ounce goblet. Celebrants can also partake in the age-old Irish tradition of kissing the Blarney Stone – a relic from the legendary Blarney Castle in Ireland that has taken residence at the D’s second-floor Vue Bar. Planting a kiss on this piece of history is sure to bring more luck to the bestower than simply finding a four-leaf clover.

 

  • T-shirt giveaway. Don’t get pinched! the D is protecting players from bruised arms by outfitting them in green apparel with a St. Paddy’s Day T-shirt giveaway. Starting Sunday, March 16 at 6 p.m. players can earn an “I Got Lucky at the D” T-shirt by placing a $100 buy-in on table games, wagering $100 on live Keno or earning 100 points on slots.

 

Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

  • Drink specials. Revelers can also fill their cups full o’ grog with drink specials at Golden Gate. $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie shots and Irish Car Bombs, $4 green beers, $3 shots of Jameson® Irish Whiskey can turn the luck of even the most unlucky partygoer. $21 Smoking Irish Fogs served in their signature 44-ounce goblets will also be served.

 

  • T-shirt giveaway. Club 1906 members will also get their free green with Golden Gate’s St. Paddy’s Day T-shirt giveaway. Starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, players will earn a free “I Got Lucky at the Golden Gate” T-shirt with a $100 buy-in on table games or by earning 200 points playing slots.

 

About the D Las Vegas
the D Las Vegas delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. The new casino hotel boasts 629 remodeled rooms and suites and a unique two-level casino feature modern and vintage floors. Cocktails, beer and frozen beverages abound inside the casino at LONGBAR and on the Fremont Street Experience at D Bar. the D offers contemporary American fare at D Grill, Detroit’s legendary Coney Dogs at American Coney Island and premium steaks and authentic Italian dishes and Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse.

 

About Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
The Golden Gate is Las Vegas’ most historic hotel and casino, opening in 1906 at One Fremont Street.  Its legacy spans the birth of Las Vegas, the Roaring 20s and the Rat Pack era. The Golden Gate recently completed its first major expansion in 50 years, adding a 35,000-square-foot luxury tower with 16 suites, an expanded gaming floor and a new lobby. The result is an intimate, boutique hotel/casino that is energetic and contemporary, yet preserves its historic character.

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Fremont Street Experience

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Fremont Street Experience

Enjoy live music throughout the weekend
and the 5th Annual Pub Crawl on Sunday March 17

Fremont Street Experience will paint the town green this St. Patrick’s Day weekend with countless hours of entertainment, plenty of drink specials and the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. Free concerts by bands that will bring out the Irish in everyone will be featured throughout the weekend and include Finnegan’s Wake, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Tempest, Whiskey Galore, 1916 and The Wild Celts.

St. Patrick’s Day (Sunday, March 17) Entertainment Schedule:
1st Street Stage
· 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Tempest
3rd Street Stage
· 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – The Wild Celts
· 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Whiskey Galore
· 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – 1916
Main Street Stage
· 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Finnegan’s Wake

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
Join Fremont Street Experience and Vegas4Locals.com for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. There will be special offers to all of those who RSVP for the event. This event is free and will have over 14 hours of bands and shows. This event is 21+ and ID will be required upon arrival.

Free parking available at the Fremont Street Experience garage at 425 Fremont Street (located on the NE corner of Carson & 5th Street) to those who RSVP and check in. Guests who RSVP can check in to pick up wristbands and validate parking near the Fremont Street Experience garage elevators (Mall level – 1st Floor) between 1-6 p.m. The first 400 people to check in at this location will receive a free Pub Crawl t-shirt (each person must have RSVPed through TicketCake to be eligible for FREE t-shirt).

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Specials
Special offers will be available at various downtown locations for those participating in the Pub Crawl. Properties included in the Pub Crawl are Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, The D Las Vegas, Fremont Casino, Binion’s Gambling Hall, Four Queens Hotel & Casino. Fremont Street Experience High Hoops, Flightlinez Las Vegas, Booze Cruise Kiosk, and Raack N Roll Show will also feature specials.

· Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

o $4 Green Beer
o $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie Shots
o $5 Irish Car Bombs
o $21 Smoking Irish Fog served in a 44 oz Goblet
o $3 Jameson Irish Whiskey Shots

· The D Las Vegas

o $4 Green Beer
o $5 Dirty Girl Scout Cookie Shots
o $5 Irish Car Bombs
o $21 Smoking Irish Fog served in a 44 oz Goblet
o $3 Jameson Irish Whiskey Shots

· Fremont Casino (available at all casino bars)

o $4 Irish Car Bombs

· Binion’s Gambling Hall

o $5.50 Green Beer and a shot of Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey ($6.50 without wristbands)

· Four Queens Hotel & Casino

o $3 Pot of Gold shot (Goldschlager and Crème De Menthe) with wristband at Chicago Brew Pub in the Four Queens ($4 without wristband)

· Golden Nugget

o Free admission to Gold Diggers
o 25% off bottle service at Gold Diggers

· Hennessey’s Las Vegas

o Free admission
o $5.00 24 oz Guinness

· Fremont Street Experience High Hoops

o One free shot (basketball not liquor) at the 20, 25 or 30 foot basketball hoops located in 3rd Street North (near Fremont Casino)

· Flightlinez Las Vegas

o $5 off the purchase of a Flightlinez Combo Package that includes a flight and t-shirt.

· Booze Cruise Kiosk

o $2 discount on Fremont Street Experience St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl t-shirts

· Raack N Roll Show

o $15 off $39.99 and free VIP upgrade

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Entertainment Schedule
To help everyone start celebrating, Fremont Street Experience will feature free Celtic music starting on Friday, March 15 that will go throughout the weekend. St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is sponsored in part by Bushmills Irish Whiskey and Baileys Irish Cream. The weekend entertainment line-up is as follows:

Friday, March 15
· 8 – 11 p.m. – Tempest – 1st Street Stage
· 2 – 5 p.m. – Whiskey Galore – 3rd Street Stage
· 6 – 9 p.m. – 1916 – 3rd Street Stage
· 2 – 5 p.m. – Finnegan’s Wake – Main Street Stage
· 6 – 9 p.m. – Darby O’Gill and the Little People – Main Street Stage

Saturday, March 16
· 8 – 11 p.m. – Tempest – 1st Street Stage
· 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Whiskey Galore – 3rd Street Stage
· 3 – 6 p.m. – The Wild Celts – 3rd Street Stage
· 2 – 5 p.m. – Finnegan’s Wake – Main Street Stage
· 6 – 9 p.m. – Darby O’Gill and the Little People – Main Street Stage

*All offers and entertainment are subject to availability and change without notice.

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 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. 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.

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Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival announces performers and additional event details

Age of Chivalry’ Brings Festival to New Location, Announces Performers 

18th Annual Renaissance Fair Entertains Oct. 7-9

 

Due to the renovation of Sunset Park, the Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival will move to Silver Bowl Park, located at 6800 E. Russell Road, to celebrate its 18th year. The location may be different, but the favorite costumed knights, knaves, fine ladies and wenches will be the same when Clark County Parks and Recreation presents the festival Friday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9.

The festival is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. Admission is $10 per day for adults and $5 per day for seniors and children ages 5 to 12, ages 4 and younger are free. Three-day passes are $25 for adults and $10 for children, ages 5 to 12, and seniors, ages 55 and older. VIP Passes are available for $50 per person, which includes a three-day pass, an event T-shirt, event poster, access to a private VIP parking lot close to the entrance, plus discounted beverages at the Miller VIP booth (must be 21+). All tickets are available through Ticketmaster. Three-day or VIP passes are only available through Ticketmaster in advance and can be redeemed at the event box office for a wristband Oct. 7, the first day of the fair.

Tempest, Wicked Tinkers, Lexington Field and Mullaney will headline the main Royale Miller stage at the festival this year.

The Wicked Tinkers have been entertaining with heart-pounding bagpipes, irresistible drumbeats and haunting melodies since 1995. Adding to the band’s unique sound is the Australian didgeridoo and Bronze Age Irish horn mixed with a pairing of bass drum and bagpipes. Although the band is steeped in Irish and Scottish tradition, its rock n’ roll mentality brings the traditional music into the modern age. The band consists of Aaron Shaw, bagpipes, trumps and vocals; Warren Patrick Casey, tapan/bass drum and bodhran; Keith Jones, snares and percussion and CJ Henderson, didgeridoo, Bronze Age horn.

Tempest has been bringing Celtic rock to the stage for 23 years, and there is no sign of slowing down. Since its start in the San Francisco Bay area in 1988, the band has released 15 CDs and played more than 2,000 gigs. Founding member and lead singer Lief Sorbye of Norway joins California fiddler Michael Mullen, Irish-American bassist Brian Fox, American guitarist Gregory Jones and Cuban-born percussionist Adolfo Lazo for a sound Tempest has made its own. The band is a mainstay at American Celtic festivals and continues to be a favorite around the world. It has been featured at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Denmark’s Skagen Festival, Britain’s Cropredy Festival and The Winnepeg Folk Festival in Cananda.

Lexington Field hails from the birthplace of Irish American Folk Punk – San Diego. The band has played hundreds of shows since it was formed in 2007, sharing the stage with fellow Celtic rockers Young Dubliners, The Tossers, The Mahones and Seven Nations to name a few. In 2010, the band released the five-song EP The Streets of Dover and recently put out a new, all-original, full-length album, Old Dirt Road. The band consists of Beau Gray, vocals and guitar; Cami Smith, violin; Bryan Hane, lead guitar; Casey Jones, bass; and Vincent West, drums.

Local group Mullaney rounds out the main stage lineup with a high-energy, multi-layered music featuring a stage full of instruments including vocals, violin, mandolin, tin whistle, guitar, bodhran, percussion, Irish tenor banjo and more. With an acoustic feel and an “organic” neo-traditional style, the music of Mullaney varies from freshly arranged traditional tunes to original songs and Celtic favorites spanning centuries. The band features Beth Mullaney, vocals, mandolin, guitar, Irish tenor banjo, harmonic, bodhran and spoons; Willy Wainwright, violin and vocals; Nannette Fortier, percussion, tin whistle, guitar and melodica; and Anne Donohue, vocals and guitar.

Along with main stage performances, several smaller stages will feature entertainment with costumed performers presenting more than 50 shows per day along with historical re-enactments, jousting tournaments, medieval pageantry and more than 100 artisans – including blacksmiths, stained glass designers, jewelers, wood workers, toy makers, perfume blenders, stone carvers and sword, dagger and armor craftsman – to demonstrate and sell their wares. Authentic food, from fish and chips to an English feast, also will be available as well as beer and ales for adults with proper identification.

Along with concerts all weekend, the fair will host a royal parade with kings, queens, warriors and peasants on Saturday and Sunday. The festival also offers camel rides, horse rides, plus intense full-contact jousting tournaments; no-holds-barred gladiator battles; black powder demonstrations, strolling minstrels, contortionists, magicians, storytellers, jokers, jugglers, flame eaters, belly dancers, trained parrots and pirates. Additional attractions include bow and arrow and axe target games, medieval barber and surgeon demonstrations and Renaissance guilds. In the 16th Century Village, German, Italian, Ottoman Turk, French, Celtic, Polish and British military encampments meet on the Field of Honor for battle.

No carry-in food or beverages, pets, lawn chairs or weapons are allowed inside the festival area. Patrons may bring one sealed bottle of water. No unauthorized vending, concessions, merchandise, literature or promotions allowed. Any participants in costume must have all related props or weapons peace tied, or those items will be denied at time of entry. No re-entry is allowed.

Event sponsors include Clark County Parks and Recreation, Miller Lite, City Life, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, My LVTV and The CW Las Vegas. Those interested in the Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival can call (702) 455-8200 or visit the website at lvrenfair.com. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook by visiting http://tinyurl.com/4dfw8ea.      

Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 40 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.