Downtown Attractions

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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

Envisioned as a world-class performing arts center that would develop and present the best and brightest in a broad range of first-rate programming and unite the residents of our community.
This cultural complex enables Southern Nevada to take its place on an international stage, celebrating artistic excellence, education and culture from around the world. For a complete list of upcoming performances and events visit http://www.thesmithcenter.com/.

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The MOB Museum

A world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. It presents an exciting and authentic view of the Mob’s impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in a bold and contemporary style via engaging exhibits, high-tech theater presentations and more than 600 artifacts, the largest collection of Mob and related law enforcement memorabilia under one roof. For more information visit http://themobmuseum.org/.

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The Neon Museum

Founded in 1996, the museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic and cultural enrichment. The Neon Museum campus includes the outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard, a visitors’ center housed inside the former La Concha Motel lobby and the Neon Boneyard North Gallery which houses additional rescued signs. Tours are only available to the public through an hour long guided tour. Tours are available seven days a week and tour times vary based on the season. For more information visit http://www.neonmuseum.org/.

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First Friday

First Friday Las Vegas is a community gathering where all are welcomed and encouraged to appreciate the arts in Las Vegas.

You’ll find a plethora of visual and performing arts, live music, food, and people. The event provides local artists with a platform to share their work, to sell their products, make a living, and to connect with other like-minded people in a common space. For more information visit http://fflv.net/menu/.

How do you get there? First Friday activities take place all over Downtown. The main ART WALK event is centered in the 18b Arts District, with galleries and art showings taking place from the north side of the Charleston / Casino Center intersection and stretching 3 blocks south to Imperial. The FREMONT activities take place in venues and locations in the Fremont East district, from Las Vegas Blvd to 8th St.

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Premium Outlet North

150 outlet stores. Find impressive savings at A|X Armani Exchange, Ann Taylor, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Coach, Cole Haan, Dolce & Gabbana, Elie Tahari, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Nautica, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, St. John, TAG Heuer, Theory, Tory Burch, True Religion. Regular Hours Mon – Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun: 9am-8pm. Hours subject to change.

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Fremont Street Experience

A five-block entertainment district in historic downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. The centerpiece of Fremont Street Experience is Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen. The Viva Vision screen is 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and is suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian mall below. The screen has 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.

Viva Vision features free light shows, free, every night of the week. Fremont Street Experience also has an extensive schedule of live concerts and entertainment on three stages. See our calendar of events.

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Fremont Street East

The city of Las Vegas created an entertainment district in the heart of downtown Las Vegas: Fremont East. The Fremont East Entertainment District (FEED) sits adjacent to the popular tourist attraction, the Fremont Street Experience.

Fremont East is a pedestrian friendly community that combines diverse street-life, local businesses, eateries, side-walk cafes, bars and cocktail lounges, lively entertainment, retail, and residential living while preserving a historic gambling house. For more information visit http://www.fremonteast.com/.

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Downtown Container Park

Downtown Container Park is an exciting sustainable shopping attraction in downtown Las Vegas — the hub for an assortment of small boutiques, galleries, bars, eateries and outdoor spaces as well as entertainment and education programming.

Situated on the southeast corner of Fremont and Seventh streets, Downtown Container Park spans approximately 19,000 square feet with a mix of 30 shipping containers and 41 multifunctional modular cubes forming its perimeter. For more information visit http://downtowncontainerpark.com/.

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Dining Downtown

Plaza guests are within walking distance or a short ride from a variety of dining options ranging from on-the-go, comfort or fine dining. To discover the options visit http://www.lasvegas.com/restaurants/downtown/.

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Lied Discovery Children’s Museum

Three-stories tall in stature, the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum 58,000-square-foot building is home to nine-themed exhibition halls totaling 26,000 square feet of interactive hands-on core exhibits. Located adjacent to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. For more information visit http://www.discoverykidslv.org/.

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Clark County Government Center Amphitheater

Under the gaze of canyon rock and the prickly pear facade, the outdoor amphitheater is operated by the Clark County Department of Parks and Recreation. It is home to some of the Valley’s best live performances, including the annual free Jazz in the Park series, fall Moonlight Concerts, the Reggae in the Desert Music and Cultural Festival. For more information visit http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/Depts/parks/Pages/amphitheater.aspx.