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CANCELED: 'Light Up Las Vegas' on the Strip not happening following 'Stay at Home' order

300 cars were planning to drive on April 1
Posted at 8:28 PM, Mar 28, 2020

UPDATE APRIL1: The “Light Up Las Vegas” car parade scheduled for today has been canceled following a "stay at home" order from Gov. Sisolak moments ago.

In a press release to the media, representatives for the event said:

In consideration of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s most recent stay-at-home order, organizers have CANCELED the Light Up Las Vegas drive scheduled for this afternoon.

PLEASE STAY HOME.

The safety and health of our community remain paramount. Let’s all support the return of our beloved city’s tourism and hospitality community by following the governor’s guidance during this critical time. Thank you to the entire Las Vegas community for all the support shown and be well.

ORIGINAL STORY
On April 1, hundreds of tourism and hospitality workers will drive in unison along the length of Las Vegas Boulevard, beginning at Town Square Las Vegas and concluding at Fremont Street.

The goal? To show the world Las Vegas’ tourism industry will recover.

The “Light Up Las Vegas” car parade will take place in compliance with recommended social distancing guidelines; participants will not exit their vehicles when they arrive at the parade’s starting point.

Organizers are expecting as many as 300 cars to participate.

They will begin gathering at Town Square at 5 p.m. and are expected to depart around 5:15 p.m.