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Address: Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV
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The Old Icon of Las Vegas

My first time in Las Vegas was 1952 with my uncle and brother. I remember Vegas Vic as we stayed downtown. Downtown were it all was. Now almost 55 years later he still stands and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chipperhigh2
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Okemos, Michigan

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Okemos, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time in Las Vegas was 1952 with my uncle and brother. I remember Vegas Vic as we stayed downtown. Downtown were it all was. Now almost 55 years later he still stands and greets folks on Fremont Street. When downtown say "howdy" to Vic.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Vic stands over Fremont street where the Freemont experience is located. He has been standing there since 1951. The sign currently is outside of a souvenir shop. If you were going for the experience, definitely see it. Otherwise, it is not worth making a separate trip for.

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Thank Norjeff2
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Iconic and a must see on Fremont Street. Get your pic with Vic. Don't forget to learn the history of this great attraction as well.

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British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Wow, just old school Vegas, not worth the trip just for this but the whole experience - awesome. When on Fremont Street, look up!

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Thank Ydnar
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Vegas Vic the cowboy greeting you at Fremont street used to mean Las Vegas to me as a kid. Of course when I first came to Vegas I saw the Vegas of the strip but going to Fremont Street and seeing Vegas Vic, I really felt that I had arrived.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is one of my favorite things to do in all of Las Vegas. The casinos and all the signs around here are so iconic of what Vegas used to be like. This is definitely a very cool place to walk around at night when the signs are all light up!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Vegas Vic cowboy neon sign will be familiar to anyone who has seen images of Vegas before The Strip started to take over in the eighties. Vic's a little sad now as his location on the exterior of the Pioneer Club has been covered by the light canopy of The Fremont Street Experience, but it's still a thrill to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This makes my think of the old Las Vegas you see in the movies before the strip really expanded. I hope they preserve him and leave him on Fremont street. I'm afraid he will end up at the Neon Museum and off Fremont Street.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

it was kind of sad to see him looming over a ratty souvenir store. A lot of his neon is out, too. He's a landmark, an icon of another era and he should be maintained as such

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My father Zack Hale now 86, was hired in 1969 by the owners of The Pioneer Club Tommy Elardi and his mother Margaret. He was the host from 1969-1975. He stood on the main floor, which I remember as being super small, in front of a band and had a microphone talking to all the people walking by telling them... More 

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