Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

5100 S Las Vegas Blvd (at E Oquendo Rd), Las Vegas, NV 89119
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    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
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  • "... sign was originally designed by Betty Willis in 1959." (3 tips)
  • "It's a long hot walk from Mandalay Bay in the summer." (2 tips)
  • "... first time. Originally erected in 1959 it is now on the national registry of..." (3 tips)
  • HISTORY

    This sign, designed by neon artist Betty Willis and erected in 1959, has become a world-famous symbol of Las Vegas. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.

    HISTORY · November 6, 2012
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  • Las Vegas

    The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign was erected in 1959 and was designed by Betty Willis.

    Las Vegas · August 12, 2011
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  • 💖 Carla Jean 💖

    WELCOME To SIN CITY!! I've Been Here More Than Once & Every Trip Is NEVER The Same!! Bring Your Nice Camera, Or What Really Does Happen In Vegas Will STAY In Vegas!! ;)

    💖 Carla Jean 💖 · February 18, 2012
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  • Patrick O.

    If you take photos at night, use flash! SUPER COOL: Have someone take a photo of you jumping in front of sign.

    Patrick O. · December 11, 2009
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  • Robert R.

    ...touch this famed sign for good luck!

    Robert R. · August 29, 2010
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  • Zappos.com

    We are so happy to have you in our hometown! Vegas Baby!!! We hope you get lucky while you're here. Come take a tour of Zappos HQ and experience our fun and crazy world. Read more

    Zappos.com · May 5, 2011
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  • Las Vegas M.

    In 1993, plans to beautify the Strip included removing the sign from its place south of Mandalay Bay (0.8 miles). Those who opposed the idea won, and the sign is still in its original place.

    Las Vegas M. · September 4, 2011
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  • Las Vegas M.

    Get your photo taken here or at the other sign on the north strip.

    Las Vegas M. · July 9, 2011
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  • Las Vegas M.

    The famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign was originally designed by Betty Willis in 1959.

    Las Vegas M. · September 4, 2011
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  • Jordan Bennett S.

    A must, for anyone visiting Vegas or the first time. Originally erected in 1959 it is now on the national registry of historic places.

    Jordan Bennett S. · January 27, 2011
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  • Linde AG

    Krypton is used as a filling gas in halogen bulbs, energy-saving bulbs and gas discharge tubes in illuminated billboards. Krypton increases bulb life and produces more effective lighting.

    Linde AG · December 17, 2012
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  • Terrence W.

    Lock your car doors! A lot of tourists return to their cars to find their valuables gone!

    Terrence W. · March 3, 2012
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  • Daniel L.

    Still one of the most iconic signs in the country.

    Daniel L. · February 24, 2011
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  • 24kMedia

    Snap a pic of The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, when checking in, to share with everyone that you are in Las Vegas!

    24kMedia · July 7, 2012
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  • Hangover H.

    The sign was designed by Betty Willis while she worked for Western Neon Company and cost $4,000 to build and install. Did you take a photo with it?

    Hangover H. · June 12, 2012
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  • Las Vegas M.

    The famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign was originally designed by Betty Willis in 1959.

    Las Vegas M. · December 4, 2011
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  • AJ B.

    Been here before, I think it was exit 5 L.A. coming off Rt. 66. ( right into Hover Dam, they was building a over head bridge late 09 ) I was going to San Diego, Spring Valley.

    AJ B. · November 22, 2011
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  • Brian A.

    Free parking in the center island

    Brian A. · November 14, 2010
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  • Jake S.

    Listen to Brandon Flowers' album "Flamingo," a tribute to his hometown of Las Vegas. This is essentially the title of the opening track.

    Jake S. · January 23, 2013
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  • Chris F.

    Either walk there or take a cab. No public transportation to/from the sign. 20-25 min walk from Luxor. Difficult to get a cab back to the city. Quite crowded during evening hours.

    Chris F. · October 19, 2012
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  • Christopher R.

    Big Bird is always in the front of the sign every morning if u want to take a pic w/ em

    Christopher R. · March 4, 2012
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  • Alexandra B.

    Go in the morning, so there aren't a ton of people there. We took a picture with elvis. Totally worth the tip money

    Alexandra B. · January 15, 2012
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  • Mark W.

    If you're here, you're near, to the fun and excitement of Las Vegas!

    Mark W. · December 28, 2011
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  • Rob J.

    Not something you ever forget. I love the Vegas.

    Rob J. · October 4, 2011
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  • Chris

    Be patient for your photo op...but there is lots of space!

    Chris · September 2, 2011
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  • Ashley d.

    I say its better to take pix during the day cuz at night either u use a flash and the sign is dark or no flash and u can only see the sign. Lines go quick anyways

    Ashley d. · August 11, 2011
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  • Nishant S.

    Make sure to tip the picture taker!

    Nishant S. · April 22, 2011
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  • Naomi A.

    Go at night if you dont like long lines and dont pay anybody to take your picture... Its free! And yes, drunken jumping pictures are fun :)

    Naomi A. · April 6, 2011
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  • Angela L.

    It's a 5minute walk from Mandalay Bay Casino and Hotel, southern tip of the Strip. :)

    Angela L. · March 16, 2011
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  • Kevin S.

    There are no "picture takers" or official employees here. Take your own photos for free. Read the signage!

    Kevin S. · September 2, 2013
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  • Lauren M.

    Surprisingly it's kind of far from the strip, so take a drive and see it.

    Lauren M. · April 21, 2013
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  • Greg T.

    The parking is ALWAYS Packed here!!! Shouldn't take THAT LONG to take a picture!!!!

    Greg T. · March 24, 2013
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  • Gerald C.

    A historical sign. You know your in the heart of Vegas when you see this sign. It is a sigh of relief because you made it!!!

    Gerald C. · March 5, 2013
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  • Nicole D.

    Although it looks close to Mandalay Bay, it isn't really! Take a cab and get it to wait for you while you take your pics. When I went, there was a girl that would take pics of you with your camera.

    Nicole D. · February 25, 2013
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  • Kenneth W.

    You have got to come here when you go to Vegas. MUST HAVE

    Kenneth W. · August 9, 2012
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  • Evieusa

    Please DON'T get fooled into thinking the man asking you if you want him to take a picture of you is doing it out of kindness... He is a THUG scamming for TIPS from vulnerable tourists

    Evieusa · July 6, 2012
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  • Franz S.

    When you need that classic photo or a nice timelapse of the sun setting over the strip.

    Franz S. · March 31, 2012
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  • Nestor A B.

    No way get out without

    Nestor A B. · February 4, 2012
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  • Paul K.

    A must do photo-opp.

    Paul K. · January 29, 2012
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  • Scenic L.

    Get married with http://www.sceniclasvegasweddings.com at the Las Vegas Sign!

    Scenic L. · January 27, 2012
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  • Scott G.

    At&t customers will get spotty/weak Internet on The Strip

    Scott G. · January 15, 2012
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  • Sarahbeth

    Cool, I guess... kind of overrated.

    Sarahbeth · October 11, 2011
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  • Las Vegas M.

    The famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign was originally designed by Betty Willis in 1959.

    Las Vegas M. · September 4, 2011
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  • Trump Hotel Collection

    Hire a limo to take you to this Las Vegas icon and then drive along the strip after you've taken pictures.

    Trump Hotel Collection · February 18
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  • Pierre B.

    Not many people here at night. t

    Pierre B. · February 13
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  • Social N.

    Don't go to Vegas without stopping by to see the historic Welcome to Las Vegas sign!

    Social N. · December 5, 2013
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  • Anthony G.

    Moe Greene invented Las Vegas. This was a great man, a man of vision and guts. And it's outrageous that there isn't even a plaque, or a signpost or a statue of him in this town!

    Anthony G. · November 20, 2013
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  • Mark W.

    For just a tip you get 10-20 professional pictures taken and emailed to you in less than 3 minutes. Ask for Mark Thursdays thru Sundays after dark. You get GREAT pictures and have a BLAST taking them!

    Mark W. · November 12, 2013
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  • Ahmad A.

    Make sure you tip who ever take your photo

    Ahmad A. · August 28, 2013
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  • Victor M.

    Parada obligatoria para el que viene a Las Vegas.

    Victor M. · February 20
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