FREE RTC rides to NYE events

2022-12-29T17:59:03-08:00| Categories: Blog|

Still looking for New Year’s Eve plans? The RTC has you covered. We’ve compiled a list of local community events on Saturday, December 31 to make sure you can ring in 2023 with great memories.

Whether you’re traveling near home or heading Downtown, free public transit rides are available for everyone from 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve to 9 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Let us be your safe ride home.

Before you travel, visit to plan for service detours beginning at 11:30 a.m. on New Year’s eve.

Family-Friendly Events

For the early birds looking to have the little ones join in on the NYE fun, we found some local events that will have your kiddos in bed well before the clock strikes midnight.

Town Square – Noon Year’s Eve

Getting there: Hop on Deuce on the Strip to the Town’s Square

Family-friendly festivities at Town Square Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lion Habitat Ranch – Noon Year’s Eve

Getting there: RTC-OnDemand or hop on Route 122 (Maryland Pkwy)

Show your RTC-OnDemand ride receipt for $2 off your entry!

Join Ozzie the Giraffe and his friends to welcome 2023 at the Lion Habitat RanchFrom 11 a.m. to to 3 p.m. Kids can participate on a scavenger hunt while learning about how they can help wildlife.

LVCCLD New Year’s at Noon

Getting there: Once you choose the library to visit, plan your trip with the RTC Trip Planner or on the rideRTC app.

Multiple Las Vegas Clark County Library District (LVCCLD) locations are hosting events filled with crafts, games and more! Visit the LVCCLD events page to learn which locations are hosting events.

Evening Events

For the night owls heading out on the town, keep in mind that all public transit will be free starting at 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve until 9 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Choose the safe route this New Year and let us be your ride home.

Downtown Summerlin – Cheers to 2023

Getting there: Hop on Route 206 (Charleston) to the Downtown Summerlin Transit Center

Calling all foodies! Select Downtown Summerlin restaurants are offering special dining options for New Year’s Eve. Say goodbye to 2022 with delicious food, live music and great company. For a list of participating restaurants, click here.

Fremont Street – NYE Time of Your Life Festival 21+

Getting there: 

A New Year’s Eve music festival? Yes, please! Fremont St. Experience is hosting the Time of Your Life Festival starting at 6 p.m. Dance away 2022 surrounded with friends and entertainment. Before you head out the door, make sure to review these tips from the City of Las Vegas to make your night as stress-free as possible.

If you are not attending any of these community events, free transit rides are still available for you across the valley regardless of your NYE plans. We can all help increase safety on our roads this New Year’s Eve by choosing the safe route home.  

Happy New Year, Southern Nevada!  

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