America's Party

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Coordinates: 36°7′15″N 115°10′20″W / 36.12083°N 115.17222°W / 36.12083; -115.17222

America's Party is the blanket branding for official New Year's Eve events held on the Las Vegas Strip, organized by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events.[1]

The event encompasses the ticketed "America's Party Downtown" concert held at the Fremont Street Experience, and a major public fireworks display—produced by Fireworks by Grucci—which is traditionally launched across the rooftops of various resort buildings on the Strip.[2][3][4]


America's Party 2002, titled A Star-Spangled New Year, had Ryan Seacrest hosting the event on the TV broadcast America's Party: Live from Las Vegas.[5][6]

2005 celebrated the 100th anniversary of Las Vegas and began with a B-1 bomber flyover of the Strip. Fireworks were launched from the Excalibur, MGM Grand, Monte Carlo, Bally's, Flamingo, Venetian, Treasure Island, Stardust, Circus-Circus and Stratosphere.[1]

America's Party 2007 was launched from 10 rooftops with coverage from CD USA and DirecTV.[7]

America's Party 2008. The Best is Yet to Come, was launched from the MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood, Flamingo Las Vegas, Venetian, Treasure Island (TI), Circus-Circus and Stratosphere.[8]

For America's Party 2009, the traditional rooftop fireworks display was replaced by a ground-based show due to additional fire department requirements that were put in place following the Monte Carlo Hotel fire. The firework for the Takin' it to the Streets show, were launched from: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Luxor Hotel, MGM Grand, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, Las Vegas Convention Center and the Stratosphere Casino.[9]

The fireworks return to the rooftops for the 2010 party, A Vegas Celebration", using the MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood Resort, Caesar's Palace, Venetian Resort, Treasure Island and the Stratosphere Tower.[10]

The 2011 version launches an 8-minute 6 second show by Fireworks by Grucci from MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesar's Palace, The Venetian, Treasure Island and the Stratosphere Tower.[11][12] Grucci also provides a separate fireworks show for the Fremont street experience.[13]

For 2012 the show was launched from the Tropicana, MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, The Venetian and the Stratosphere.[14] The show is being produced by Fireworks by Grucci.[15]


  1. ^ a b "VEGAS SIZZLES WITH PARTY OF THE CENTURY". Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  2. ^ "Las Vegas New Year's celebration will be 'America's Party'". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2017-12-21. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  3. ^ "'America's Party Downtown' featuring non-stop entertainment on NYE". Sinclair Broadcast Group. 2017-12-26. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  4. ^ "Cleaning up after America's Party on the Las Vegas Strip". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2018-01-01. Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  5. ^ "America's Party: Live from Las Vegas (2002) (TV)". Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  6. ^ "Las Vegas Hosted "America's Party:Las Vegas New Year 2002"". Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  8. ^ "Las Vegas New Years Eve Celebration: "America's Party"". 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  9. ^ "Americas Party Las Vegas New Year 2009 Is "Takin; It To The Streets"". Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  10. ^ "untitled" (PDF). Las Vegas Events. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 10, 2011. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  11. ^ "America's Party: Las Vegas New Year 2011". PRVegas News and Information Blog. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2010.
  12. ^ "America's Party Fireworks to remain on rooftops". KTNV. December 31, 2010. Retrieved December 31, 2010.[dead link]
  13. ^ "National Events Schedule". Fireworks by Grucci. Archived from the original on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2010.
  14. ^ "Celebrate New Year's Eve in Vegas in 2011 - 2012!". Retrieved December 14, 2011.
  15. ^ "National Events Schedule". Fireworks by Grucci. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved December 14, 2011.