Las Vegas Welcome Sign Goes "Green" for St. Patrick's Day



Shoot Date

15 Mar 2016

Shoot Location

Las Vegas, United States

Production Company

Las Vegas News Bureau

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) turned Las Vegas’ iconic Welcome sign green in partnership with Tourism Ireland’s “Global Greening Initiative,” which coincides with St. Patrick’s Day. Other iconic landmarks participating include The Pyramids of Giza, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janiero, among others. On hand were local politicians and dignitaries, including Honorary Consul of Ireland Terry Murphy, and Irish nationals employed by Rí Rá Irish Pub at Mandalay Bay.
Honorary Consul of Ireland, Terry Murphy, talks about how Las Vegas celebrate's St. Patrick's Day and why some many people from Ireland come to Las Vegas (and vise-versa).
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