Fremont Street Experience Celebrates College Basketball with 8th Annual Downtown Hoopstown

Festivities to include basketball-themed events, special entertainment and attractions including the World’s Largest NCAA Bracket

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Dribble down to Fremont Street Experience for the 8th Annual Downtown Hoopstown taking place March 9 through April 3, where Fremont Street Experience transforms into the ultimate college basketball destination. The four blocks underneath the Viva Vision canopy will be lined with college banners and flags, while the downtown destination offers special activities and nightly performances including the stage production show Hardwood Hotties featuring American Idol Season 6 Finalist Haley Scarnato (dark on Thursdays), the world’s largest NCAA bracket and a special basketball-themed show displayed on the 1,500 ft. Viva Vision canopy. Guests will also be able to test their shooting skills at the interactive High Hoops Zone.

8th Annual Downtown Hoopstown Events/Attractions:

  • Hardwood Hotties – The sexy, crowd pleasing, Hardwood Hotties are back, featuring American Idol Season 6 Finalist Haley Scarnato. The Hardwood Hotties will get the crowd moving with an array of energetic and upbeat songs. Hardwood Hotties is a custom stage production show created exclusively for Fremont Street Experience by Face Productions. Hardwood Hotties will perform nightly on the 3rd Street Stage March 3-April 3 from 7-10 p.m. The show will be dark on Thursdays: March 9, 16, 23 and 30 and they will not perform on March 10 or March 11. They will perform at special times for St. Patrick’s Day weekend: March 17 from 5-8 p.m. and March 18 from 4-7 p.m.
  • High Hoops Zone – The High Hoops Zone returns, giving fans a chance to test their skills and challenge their friends to basketball shoot-outs featuring 20-, 25-, and 30-foot basketball hoops for only $1 dollar per shot.
  • Worlds Largest NCAA Bracket – Bracketology soars to new heights with the world’s largest NCAA bracket displayed on the 1,500-foot long Viva Vision canopy, which will be updated daily beginning with the start of the NCAA Tournament on March 14 through the NCAA championship game on April 3.
  • Viva Vision Show – Each night beginning at dusk the Viva Vision canopy will feature a special basketball-themed Viva Vision show custom synced with bouncing basketballs, slam dunks and more.

Photo Caption: The High Hoops Zone will be on display through April 3 at Fremont Street Experience for the 8th Annual Downtown Hoopstown – the ultimate college basketball celebration. Photo by Scott Roeben.

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, North America’s largest video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.  Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. SlotZilla, the world’s most unique zipline attraction, features the 850-foot Zipline and the 1,750-foot Zoomline as people launch from a 12-story slot-machine themed takeoff platform to fly under the Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at

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