LAS VEGAS, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Toast the New Year during the Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve 2016 Celebration taking place Thursday, Dec. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas. This year the ultimate New Year's Eve street party is themed TributePalooza and features 13 of the world's greatest tribute bands. These tribute bands include: Rio (Duran Duran), Generation Idol (Billy Idol), Fan Halen (Van Halen), No Duh (No Doubt), Red Not Chili Peppers (Red Hot Chili Peppers), The Rising (Bruce Springsteen), Police Experience (The Police), Rockin the Paradice (Styx), Wanted (Bon Jovi), The Who Generation (The Who), Pyromania (Def Leppard), Double Vision (Foreigner) and Don't Look Back (Boston).
The TributePalooza celebration kicks off on Dec. 30, featuring seven tribute bands under the FSE canopy. The headliner event is Dec. 31, with 13 bands featured. Then seven bands will continue the four-day party on Jan. 1-2. The concerts will begin at 5:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve and at 5 p.m. on the other nights.
On New Year's Eve, just before midnight, revelers will say goodbye to 2015 with a year-in-review retrospective on the Viva Vision screen and a midnight countdown led by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman. Immediately following will be Fireworks by Grucci under the Viva Vision canopy as part of the citywide celebration, "America's Party: Las Vegas New Year's 2016."
Admission to New Year's Eve Downtown Countdown is $30 per person when purchased online by Dec. 25. Beginning Dec. 26 tickets will be $40 per person and can be purchased online, at any of the Fremont Street Experience member hotel-casinos, or at the event gates on Dec. 31. New Year's Eve is the only night of the year when Fremont Street Experience has paid, ticketed admission. New Year's Eve admission is restricted to persons 21 and older, IDs will be checked at all entrances.
To purchase tickets in advance go to www.VegasExperience.com/NYE.
On Dec. 31, party-goers can enter Downtown Countdown from Fremont Street hotel-casinos and at gates located at the intersections of Fremont Street & 4th Street and Fremont Street & Main Street.
About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, North America's largest video screen - 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. SlotZilla, the world's most unique zipline attraction, features the 850-foot Zipline and the 1,750-foot Zoomline as people launch from a 12-story slot-machine- themed takeoff platform. Visit online at www.vegasexperience.com,
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