One of the most long-awaited
developments in downtown Las Vegas will debut the first week in May.
Neonopolis, a $100 million
entertainment and retail destination that adjoins Las Vegas’ famous Fremont
Street Experience, will open May 2 with many tenants already in place.
Neonopolis represents the ÂÃ‚Âsingle largest private ÂÃ‚Âinvestment ever in downtown
Las Vegas, and will serve as a natural extension to Fremont Street’s Casino
“This is a very positive addition to
the whole downtown area,” Mark Paris, executive director of the Fremont Street
Experience, told GamingToday. “It gives people a place to go for
lunch, after work and in the evening.”
Paris applauded the return of movie
theaters, calling them a vital entertainment component. Likening it to “Back
to the Future,” he noted that movie houses once stood near the site of
The Fremont Street Experience, a
canopied, street spanning, light and sound attraction, draws over 21 million
visitors per year. Neonopolis will further enhance visitors’ options to come
downtown for a night featuring over a quarter million square feet of new stores
loaded with entertainment options.
Neonopolis is expected to give office
workers and suburbanites alike a reason to come downtown to see, in one complex,
with one easy parking stop, state of the art movies, dinner and shopping ”” a
new town center.
Neonopolis’ dynamic curving outdoor plaza is three miles of modern neon woven
together with a vintage collection of antique neon signs on a gallery tower
almost 100 ft. tall.
Stillwell, spokesman for Boyd Gaming, called Neonopolis a complement to downtown
another positive step in the redevelopment of downtown,” Stillwell said. “It
will bring more foot traffic ”” from
visitors and locals alike. And it will spur additional investment.”
The state-of-the-art Crown 14 Theatres
will provide the only movie-going experience within several miles of the
downtown area. Another exciting venue will be Jillian’s, which promises 42,000
square feet of action packed options including dining, bowling, billiards, and a
A partnership between the City of Las
Vegas and World Entertainment Centers provides the 600 space garage located
underneath Neonopolis. There is also a 1,300 space municipal parking garage.
Neonopolis tenants who have signed
Crown 14 Theatres
A Bear Creation
Frederick’s of Hollywood
Mugatz & Friends
Muscle Beach Lemonade
Nutz About Chocolate
Rugs by Alexander
Three Boys Pizza
Viva Vegas Gifts