Fremont Street Experience Overview
Have you ever wanted to experience vintage Las Vegas? How about checking the place where Las Vegas began? The Fremont Street Experience is both a place to do just that and is a one-of-a-kind complex filled with entertainment and gaming. The history of Fremont street is the history of Vegas—the heart of it all. It was Las Vegas's first paved road and it received Las Vegas's first traffic light. The Apache Hotel put in Las Vegas's first elevator in 1932. This history adds a complex cultural layer to the happenings at the Fremont Street Experience.
The excitement on Fremont Street can be almost palpable at times. VivaVision, a technical wonder that spans the street above tourists' heads, garners much of this excitement. Created by the animation display technology leader LG CNS Co., Ltd., VivaVision dazzles visitors with state-of-the-art, large animations, integrated video feeds and synchronized music. This LED screen towers a full 90 feet above the pedestrian mall that is the Fremont Street Experience. The street is closed to traffic, of course, allowing tourist to wander among its amusements freely. Fremont street is one of the free things to do in Vegas with anique retail kiosks in the street who sell every touristy souvenir imaginable, ten renowned casinos line the streets, and various street performers nightly please the more than 17 million yearly visitors to Fremont Street.
Among the hotels from which visitors can choose to game are Binions Hotel and Casino, California Hotel and Casino, The Fitz Hotel and Casino, Fremont Hotel and Casino, Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, Golden Nugget, Main Street Station, Vegas Club, the Horseshoe and 4 Queens Hotel and Casino. Each casino has its own personality for visitors to discover their own Las Vegas attractions, from a poker specialty at Binions to 99 cent shrimp cocktails at the Golden Gate.There are also many places to suit your palate on Fremont Street. Don B's is the Fremont Street Experience's in high demand steakhouse. All of the casinos have fantastic dining options; it's up to tourists to explore and discover the type of food that they like best.