While the zip line in Boulder City is awesome—you get to fly over long stretches of wild desert canyons—it’s hard to beat the stupid-fun, only-in-Vegas, $15 factor of the Fremont Street zip line. There’s no Costa Rican jungle or helmet involved; there’s just you and the alluring prospect of speeding through a blur of neon lights while hanging from a cable. And let’s face it, the beauty of drunk tourists sailing over drunk tourists is not only in the splendid redundancy, but in the comi-tragic possibility that someone will puke up their yard-long margarita.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.