Fremont Street
Fremont Street
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Key Info

Fremont Street

Price & Hours

Free
24/7 daily

Details

Entertainment and Nightlife, Sightseeing, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.2scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 4.5Facilities
  • 3.5Atmosphere

Fremont Street used to be dominated by classic but less-frequented casinos that seemed past their prime. But now, this section of downtown Las Vegas is once again ready to compete with the Strip for visitors' attention.

Occupying several blocks of Fremont Street near the Mob Museum, the Fremont Street Experience includes the immense Viva Vision light show with 12.5 million LED lamps and a 550,000-watt sound system. The area also has several other distractions, such as food stands, souvenir shops and the SlotZilla zip line that sits 10 stories above the pedestrian walkway.

Most travelers were very impressed by the overhead light show, though some say the overall atmosphere here can be a bit unnerving, especially at night. 

The six-minute light show occurs every hour between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m. while the zip line operates from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday (open until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday). You can visit the Fremont Street experience at any time of day or night, although be sure to keep your wits about you after dark. Admission to the area is free, though some of the attractions located under the Viva Vision canopy will cost extra. To learn more, visit the Fremont Street Experience's website.

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