LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Fremont Street Experience has decided that it will only allow guests of hotels on Fremont Street access on New Year's Eve.
The following statement was sent to 13 Action News.
There has been some confusion on what New Year’s Eve will be like at Fremont Street Experience this year. After consultation with health officials, Fremont Street Experience has made the decision that for one night only to restrict access to the Fremont Street Experience Mall (from 6 pm PST on December 31 to 4 am PST) to hotel guests of Binion’s, California Hotel & Casino, Circa Resort & Casino, the D Las Vegas, Four Queens Hotel & Casino, Fremont Hotel & Casino, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino and Golden Nugget Las Vegas. Only hotel guests that have been provided a wristband by one of the aforementioned properties will be permitted on the mall for the evening to walk between the casinos.
Guests who previously purchased a $25 Security Fee for the evening will receive a full refund. In addition, Fremont Street Experience will offer these guests a complimentary ride on the SlotZilla Zipline for their inconvenience. Patrons can go to vegasexperience.com/nye for additional details and they will receive an email with information on their refund (including complimentary ride).
The restricted access decision was made out of an abundance of caution to protect the health and safety of our guests, employees and community. To be clear, Fremont Street Experience will be restricted to hotel guests only with a wristband beginning at 6 pm on Dec. 31. There will be no event or entertainment on the mall for the evening.”
NYE on Fremont Street Experience will be exclusively restricted to hotel guests of its member properties. The restricted access decision was made out of an abundance of caution to protect the health and safety of our guests, employees and community. https://t.co/j0pJYHvBkR pic.twitter.com/5zRN52aLTG— Fremont Street Exp (@FSELV) December 31, 2020
The decision was made after health officials and others questioned the wisdom of several thousand people gathering underneath the canopy on Fremont Street for New Year's Eve.