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Lonely Planet Experiences – Vintage Las Vegas Arts Tour

Adult 21+ Only
$45
Private Tour Starting Price Per Person
$32

Looking to experience a little culture in Las Vegas? Get off the Strip for the afternoon and tap into the artistic and home-grown side of the city with a local guide by your side. We’ll show you the original (and now vintage) elements of Las Vegas and we’ll uncover the incredible arts district that’s often totally overlooked by travelers. Here you’ll see beautiful public murals and graffiti and discover some of the best vintage shopping in the state. Alongside your guide, you’ll meet and make real connections with local artists and discover a hidden side to Las Vegas that’s often overshadowed by its more famous neon-lit casinos.

Art & Food Tour of Vegas Highlights

  • Explore the heart of the Las Vegas arts scene
  • Meet and engage with local artists in their studios and local shopkeepers in their stores
  • Enjoy a snack at one of the many delicious restaurants in the neighborhood
  • Hear the history of the Nevada art scene and discover the heart of vintage Vegas with the help of your local guide
  • Discover some of the coolest vintage pop culture shops, furniture stores, antiques and clothing in this hidden, yet dynamic pocket of Las Vegas
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks

 

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Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, a small snack.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour:

  • The Vintage Vegas Arts Tour focuses heavily on repurposed spaces. Your guide will discuss the development of Las Vegas, in particular “First Fridays,” an art festival held monthly with tons of local artists selling homemade crafts.
  • The Arts Factory is another stop that gives you the chance to connect with local artists, as well as a chance to either purchase their art or donate to support them.
  • Perhaps most touchingly, you visit the Oct 1 Healing Garden, created in the wake of the Mandalay Bay shootings. This previously empty lot has become a community hub and safe space in which both locals and tourists can gather to recall the memories and stories of those lost in the shooting.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Arts District Sign in Boulder Plaza, Next to 1029 South Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Starting time: 3.00 PM
  • Ending point: A location of your guide’s choice on Main Street.