The entertainment cheap deal of the year will be on the Las Vegas Strip for New Year’s Eve as the sky lights up with a fireworks display sure to rival anyplace in the world. Strip casinos will blast fireworks from their rooftops in rapid succession at the stroke of midnight to welcome in the 2004 New Year. Thousands of locals, guests and tourists are expected to line up on the Strip to watch the free show.
Downtown’s Fremont Street Experience will transform into what’s being called "The World’s Biggest Dance Party." New Year’s Eve revelers can enjoy five city blocks rockin’ all night long with entertainment on three stages, disco dancing on six platforms throughout the mall, a "Dance Party" light and sound show, confetti falling from the canopy and party favors galore. The entertainment lineup includes Disco Era favorites, WAR and The Trammps. Headliners will perform on two stages from 10 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. Opening acts Love Shack and the Dazz Band perform from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Disco Dancers will perform from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. DJ Sugar Cube Forrest and DJ Benny will spin from midnight until 2 a.m. The 80’s Station, Star 102.7fm, will broadcast live from the Fremont Street Experience New Year’s Eve celebration from 6 p.m. until Midnight. The grand finale features a countdown to 2004 with a spectacular confetti display under the Fremont Street Experience canopy. Gates open at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31st and the party goes all night long. Tickets are $35 per person and are available at the Fremont Street Experience Executive Offices at 425 Fremont Street, 2nd Floor, or by logging on to www.vegasexperience.com. You can also call 702-678-5777 or 800-249-3559 for ticketing information. Tickets will be available New Year’s Eve at 7 convenient ticket gate locations on the Fremont Street Experience pedestrian mall.
Besides the big Strip and downtown group parties, individual casinos will be offering New Year’s Eve party-hardy good times too. Ellis Island will be serving dollar drinks on New Year’s Eve along with free party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.
Silverton Hotel Casino will be serving complimentary cake and champagne at midnight along with hats and noisemakers for those attending the casino-wide free party.
Free party favors are available from The Las Vegas Club downtown for all too”¦while supplies last!
The Stratosphere will host a unique Pool Deck Party for New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. that includes music provided by a DJ, a champagne toast, party favors and great views of the citywide fireworks. Admission to the party is $30 with additional food and beverage available for separate purchase.
Happy New Year and until next time”¦ "Eat well, play well, stay well!"