Signs of the City: Las Vegas

From the famous welcome sign to the marquee clown of Circus Circus, check out the best signs from the city that never sleeps.

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Erected in 1959, the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign is a landmark of the Vegas Strip. There are many replicas throughout town, but the original is located in the median at 5100 Las Vegas Boulevard South.

The Hacienda Horse and Rider was the first sign to be put on display on Fremont Street. Originally installed in 1967 at the Hacienda Hotel, it was formerly located at 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South. It can now be found at the intersection of Fremont Street Experience and Las Vegas Boulevard.

There are many neon signs advertising casinos and clubs along Fremont Street, but the Pioneer Club's waving cowboy may be the most famous.

Traffic passes by the neon sign of the Holiday Motel on Las Vegas Boulevard South. The Holiday Motel opened in 1958 and is home to one of the oldest neon signs in Las Vegas.

Constructed in 1976, the clown marquee at the entrance of the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino is one of the more memorable signs in Vegas.

The Chief Hotel Court sign was originally installed around 1940 at the hotel formerly located at 1201 E. Fremont Street. It was installed as part of the Neon Museum in 1997 and can now be found on the northeast corner of Fremont Street Experience and 4th Street.

The Fremont Street Experience presents a dazzling array of lights for visitors to Las Vegas.

This sign depicting "Andy Anderson," the Anderson Dairy mascot, was originally installed in 1956 at the dairy located at 1440 Las Vegas Boulevard North. It moved to the Neon Museum in 1997. The sign can now be found on the southeast corner of Fremont Street Experience and 4th Street.

Las Vegas Boulevard is home to hundreds of hotels and motels as well as their flashy neon signs.

Aladdin's Lamp was originally installed in 1966 at the Aladdin Hotel, located on Las Vegas Boulevard South. It moved to the Neon Museum in 1997 and can now be found on the northwest corner of Fremont Street Experience and Las Vegas Boulevard.

This famous Vegas sign leads visitors to the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.

The sign at the entrance of the Flamingo hotel and casino is reminiscent of the styles seen in Miami and South Beach.

Cupid's Wedding Chapel is one of 11 freestanding wedding chapels in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Its sign is on display on Las Vegas Boulevard South.

This neon sign stood outside the Splash Theater at the Riviera Hotel and Casino. The Riviera closed in 2015 and was demolished in 2016.

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