An impressive showcase of television and movie vehicles will take over Fremont Street Experience during Las Vegas Car Stars 2017 on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20. This year’s event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, the 50th anniversary of the Beatles album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and the Fast and Furious franchise.
Featuring more than 75 iconic cars, the event will begin on Friday, May 19 with a warm welcome from Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Official Showgirls at the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign followed by a parade of cars from hit numerous shows and films. The festivities are set to continue at Fremont Street Experience where visitors can line up to see an extensive showcase of the legendary cars. The city of Las Vegas and the LVCVA will kick off the Opening Ceremony at 5 p.m. on Fremont Street Experience’s 3rd Street Stage.
Las Vegas Car Stars will pay homage to original television and movies recognized worldwide, and the event will also host a special meet and greet with various celebrities such as Spencer Wilding of Star Wars Rogue One, Back to the Future actress Tamera Carrera, actor Byron Cherry of Dukes of Hazzard, Catherine Hickland from the television series Knight Rider and many others.
Vintage, hotrod and classic car owners will be participating with Las Vegas Car Stars throughout the duration of this year’s event to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network, a nationally recognized charity that assists children and their families in need.
The schedule of events is as follows:
Las Vegas Car Stars Press Conference – Friday, May 19
5-6:30 p.m. – Press Conference (3rd Street Stage); City of Las Vegas proclamation, Las Vegas Car Stars line up along Fremont Street Experience, celebrity appearances.
Las Vegas Car Stars Day – Saturday, May 20
10 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Celebrity cars on display, celebrity appearances and autographs (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.), Q & A session (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.)
For additional information on Las Vegas Car Stars visit www.LasVegasCarStars.com.