Downtown Vegas was packed for the countdown to the long-awaited reopening of the world-famous Vegas strip, with businesses allowed to operate at full capacity from 1st June.
Downtown Vegas resembled pre-pandemic normalcy as people gathered to celebrate the reopening of the strip, which is the first time the city has returned to full capacity since the start of the pandemic in early 2020.
A live music event by the band Zowie Bowie kicked off proceedings — part of the reopening festivities and a first such live performance in over a year with fans and visitors relishing in the lively atmosphere.
The Gaming Board has confirmed that most casinos can now operate at full capacity. This means there is no longer a need for plexiglass at venues, which have since been taken down and social distancing rules no longer apply.
As well as fully reopening the entertainment district, all other businesses in Las Vegas can now operate at 100% capacity and without any Covid-19 restrictions.
It’s an exciting time for businesses and patrons as concerts, casinos, restaurants, bars and other venues welcome back guests.
The city attracts some of the biggest headliners to the strip, and with the city now fully reopen, many acts have confirmed their dates for tours.
Bruno Mars will be the first headliner to return to Vegas since the start of the pandemic with six confirmed dates for July 2021. Expect some of his biggest hits such as ‘Uptown Funk’ and ‘Treasure’.