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New Year's Eve 2011

Pyrotechnicians with Fireworks by Grucci set up the New Year's Eve fireworks and covers them with plastic on the roof of Treasure Island Thursday, December 30, 2010.
Vegas fireworks must compete with glitz of the Strip
Dec. 31, 2010
Shiny green comets, red peonies with white pistils, silver palm trees and a barrage of other fireworks will burst, boom and pop over the Las Vegas Strip tonight to ring in 2011. “Probably the part with the most excitement is after you give the fire cue,” said Felix Grucci, executive producer of pyrotechnics for the show.


A vendor shows off her holiday wares to passers by as the Strip fills with revelers to ring in the new year.
320,000 revelers expected to ring in new year in Las Vegas
Dec. 30, 2010
Bolstered by a big fight this weekend, Las Vegas is gearing up to host 320,000 New Year's Eve revelers who are expected to drop $177 million while they are here — not including gambling.


Metro announces New Year's Eve road closures
Dec. 30, 2010
Metro Police have released New Year’s Eve road closure information for downtown and Las Vegas Boulevard.
30 Seconds to Mars returns to Sin City to top off 2010 at the Pearl.
Chatting with 30 Seconds to Mars guitarist Tomo Milicevic
Dec. 29, 2010
Milicevic discusses his affection for Vegas, concert finales, and something different to look forward to for their NYE show at the Palms.
The toro sashimi is just one of many delectable dishes served up at Yellowtail at the Bellagio.
Eat your heart out on New Year's Eve
Dec. 29, 2010
Consider compromising the confetti and noisemakers to dine in style at one of the numerous eateries presenting special menus for the occasion.
Leave the mainstream and go underground this NYE at the Snowball Gala at the Beauty Bar.
Beauty Bar presents an underground NYE experience
Dec. 29, 2010
Head downtown this New Year's Eve to check out the indie/electronic lineup at Beauty Bar's Snowball.
Marquee at The Cosmopolitan.
Events Guide: New Year's Eve 2010
Dec. 28, 2010
Plan your partying accordingly.
Fireworks erupt over Planet Hollywood and the Strip on New Year's Eve 2009.
New Year's Eve fireworks shows to dazzle Las Vegas Strip for 12th consecutive year
Dec. 17, 2010
There’s still two weeks left until New Year’s Eve, but pyrotechnics are already busy atop Strip rooftops to preparing to light of the Las Vegas sky. Officials from Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority promised their most elaborate show yet during a press conference Friday.


Taxis wait at "the pit" for fares at McCarran International Airport. At any time, there are about 2,000 cabs on Las Vegas streets.
More cabs OK'd for New Year's Eve, upcoming conventions
Dec. 15, 2010
In another sign that the Las Vegas tourism economy is showing signs of life, the Nevada Taxicab Authority on Tuesday unanimously approved the temporary allocation of additional cabs on Las Vegas streets for the New Year’s Eve weekend and for conventions on the January calendar.


Fireworks ring in the new year on the Las Vegas Strip on Jan. 1, 2010. The Strip's newest casino, Aria, was one of seven casino rooftops that lit up the midnight sky with fireworks.
7 Strip casinos to host New Year's Eve fireworks displays
Oct. 7, 2010
Fireworks will be shot off from Strip casino rooftops for the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations. Officials announced the displays will be shot from seven casino rooftops.


Alicia Malone and Ryan Lee check out the first class seating in a 747-400 during a celebration of Korean Air's fourth anniversary of service in Las Vegas Wednesday, September 22, 2010.
Las Vegas lobbies for return of direct flights to Seoul
Sept. 24, 2010
It may take a lot more Southern Nevada customers for Korean Air to bring back the airline’s nonstop flights to Seoul.
Views of the Bellagio Conservatory's Chinese New Year exhibit Friday, January 29, 2010. This year is the Year of the Tiger.
Las Vegas Strip prepares to usher in Chinese New Year
Feb. 12, 2010
Revelers who celebrated New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas have long recovered from their hangovers, tossed their party hats in the trash and made their way home. Now, a month and a half later, Strip resorts will spend the weekend ushering in another new year and one of the most important periods for their business. The Chinese New Year celebration begins Sunday, bringing thousands of international and domestic travelers and millions of dollars to Las Vegas.


A: Xania Woodman with DJ Vice at Vanity B: Laura Davis and a random cross-dressing stranger on Fremont Street C: C. Moon Reed at The Joint D: Rick Lax on The Strip E: Jack Colton at Cathouse F: DJ Jordan Stevens and Deanna Rilling at Rain G: Allison Duck's boyfriend, Peter, and Allison at Lavo H: A midnight kiss at Krave
My midnight: How the Weekly spent the last few moments of 2009
Jan. 7, 2010
Is it midnight yet? Is the open bar over? And where the heck is our midnight kiss?
Sun readers share their New Year's resolutions
Jan. 6, 2010
The Sun asked readers to tell us their New Year's resolutions heading into 2010. Those resolutions are listed below.
Bunkhouse owner Charlie Fox passes out fried zucchini to the Downtown bar's patrons on New Year's Eve.
Bands, beads and fried zucchini; New Year's Eve Bunkhouse style
Jan. 1, 2010
Uncharacteristically early crowd helps benefit local festival while ringing in the new year.