Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

5100 S Las Vegas Blvd (at E Oquendo Rd), Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States
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    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
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    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
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    • Noon–7:00 PM
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    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
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  • "... first time. Originally erected in 1959 it is now on the national registry of..." (3 tips)
  • "... in 1959 and was designed by Betty Willis." (2 tips)
  • "It's a 5minute walk from Mandalay Bay Casino and Hotel, southern tip of the..." (2 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

    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 · 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 OBrien · December 11, 2009
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  • Robert R.

    ...touch this famed sign for good luck!

    Robert Rowe · 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 Mannequins · 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 Mannequins · 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 Mannequins · 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 Williams · 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 Heaven · June 12, 2012
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  • Mark W.

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

    Mark Williams · December 28, 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 Mannequins · 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 Battles · November 22, 2011
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  • Brian A.

    Free parking in the center island

    Brian Alston · 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 Smith · 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 Robin · 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 Bennett · January 15, 2012
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  • Rob J.

    Not something you ever forget. I love the Vegas.

    Rob Jones · 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 dM · August 11, 2011
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  • Nishant S.

    Make sure to tip the picture taker!

    Nishant Sahoo · 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 Alipio · 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 Lee · 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 Stohlmeyer · September 2, 2013
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  • Mauricio M.

    Nice spot, not much but "must do" for first timers.

    Mauricio Miyabe · June 14, 2013
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  • Lauren M.

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

    Lauren Millard · 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 Terrell · 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 Casanada · 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 Dawson · February 25, 2013
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  • Kenneth W.

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

    Kenneth Ward · 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 Strasser · March 31, 2012
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  • Amanda S.

    Tip the photographers - they're awesome!

    Amanda S · February 27, 2012
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  • Nestor A B.

    No way get out without

    Nestor A Bresolin Jr · February 4, 2012
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  • Paul K.

    A must do photo-opp.

    Paul Kuzina · January 29, 2012
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  • Scenic L.

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

    Scenic Las Vegas Weddings · 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 Mannequins · September 4, 2011
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  • Wendy S.

    Get there early! Went at 8:45am, 5 minute wait, no trouble parking.

    Wendy S · 12 hours ago
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  • Dana F.

    Take a picture at an angle from the side and avoid the lines. There is free parking for the sign.

    Dana Fritz · May 20
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  • Vanessa G.

    Watch out for a scary man at night who tries to harass you and take your pictures. Calls girls "baby" and won't leave you alone. Go in a big group if late at night.

    Vanessa Goh · April 28
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  • HL

    It's quite sad that authorities haven't built a crosswalk to the center of the street. You have to cross three lanes in front of cars in order to get to the sign.

    HL · April 25
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  • Victor M.

    Parada obligatoria para el que viene a Las Vegas.

    Victor Mena · February 20
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