The Fremont Street Experience has turned 25 this week. The company is located in Las Vegas downtown. Though the institution was planning on celebrating the day with color and joy, it got postponed until the next year for the severity of the Covid-19.
In the middle of December of 1995, the pedestrian mall got initiated with a digital electronic canopy. It covered a part of Fremont Street and was familiar with the name Glitter Gulch to everyone. The street is adorned with casinos on both of its sides and many of these casinos are the oldest in Nevada.
This year, the pandemic coronavirus has irradicated all the possibility of a silver jubilee celebration in the entertainment district of Freemont Street. In a message on the Twitter page on the Freemont Street Experience, the company explained that all the activities of celebration are postponed until the upcoming year.
Las Vegas locals who remember cruising Fremont in previous years, talk about all the past celebration of the anniversary. Over many years, the entertainment district and all it holds has become an attractive tourist destination. The 90-foot-tall old canopy is still covering the street and featuring multi-colored glamorous light shows. The canopy is also used for very special occasions and for tributes and memorials. At the end of November, the canopy showed a tribute to the former CEO of Zappos Tony Hsieh. He recently passed away after a Connecticut house fire. Police are still investing to find out the source of the fire.
The late Zappo CEO who had shifted property in Utah’s Park City was honored and respected in Las Vegas downtown for spending hundreds and millions of cash to restore avoided areas near the Fremont Street Experience.
Outlaws and Gangsters
Almost all the largest casinos of Southern Nevada are on the Las Vegas Strip which is located in the south of downtown. Some of such big names are the Venetian, Wynn Las Vegas, and the MGM Grand.
Fremont Street is the center of historic properties. It was also recalled for its boisterous and colorful casinos over many years.
The Golden Gate, the ancient residence in Las Vegas is located on Fremont Street’s southeast corner.