Las Vegas Dims Lights to Honor Victims and Heroes

LAS VEGAS — The lights of Las Vegas were dimmed for 11 minutes on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, to honor the victims and heroes of last week’s tragic event. The digital marquees along the iconic Las Vegas Strip and throughout the Las Vegas Valley darkened from 10:05 p.m. – 10:16 p.m. PST exactly one week after the event. Following the tribute, digital marquees throughout the valley displayed a message of resilience: “When Things Get Dark, Las Vegas Shines.” This message will remain in rotation until Monday morning.

The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign and the following Las Vegas resorts and businesses participated in the tribute: Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa, ARIA Resort & Casino, Bally’s Las Vegas, Bellagio, Caesars Palace, California Hotel Casino, Circus Circus, Delano Las Vegas, Encore Las Vegas, Excalibur, Fashion Show Mall, Flamingo Hotel & Casino, Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Fremont Hotel & Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino, Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Harrah’s Hotel & Casino, Hooters Casino Hotel Las Vegas, Luxor Las Vegas, Main Street Station Casino Brewery Hotel , Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Miracle Mile Shops, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, New York-New York, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Palms Casino Resort, Paris Hotel & Casino, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Red Rock Casino Resort& Spa, Sam’s Town Las Vegas, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, South Point Hotel Casino and Spa, Stratosphere Hotel &Casino, Suncoast Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, The Cromwell, The LINQ Hotel & Casino, The Orleans Hotel & Casino, The Palazzo Las Vegas, The Venetian Las Vegas, Treasure Island, W Las Vegas, Walgreens, Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Wynn Las Vegas, Vdara Hotel & Spa

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