While most people know Las Vegas as a source of nightlife entertainment, little do they know that the city is also rich in the arts. If you are getting tired of the noise from The Strip, go to the Las Vegas Arts District or 18b for a different Las Vegas experience!

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18b or The Las Vegas Arts District is the home of many creative businesses in Nevada. Image courtesy of the Las Vegas Arts District’s website.

“THE HEART OF ART AND CULTURE IN SOUTHERN NEVADA”

The Las Vegas Arts District is approximately an 18-block neighborhood located at the southern Downtown of Las Vegas. It comprises of creative art galleries, bars, museums, restaurants, art studios, salons, boutiques, and many other businesses! It is also where the famous First Friday Las Vegas is held.

If you are ever around the area, below are some of the popular spots to visit:

ReBAR

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ReBAR is located at 1225 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89104. Image courtesy of ReBAR’s website.

ReBAR is the vision of TV producer Derek Stonebarger. It is a combination of a bar and an antique shop, hence the only bar in Las Vegas where everything is for sale! From the ReBAR signage hung at the store to the glass you’re drinking from, everything in the bar is yours for a price!

The Arts Factory

The Arts Factory Las Vegas Arts District
The Arts Factory is located at 107 E. Charleston Las Vegas NV 89101. Image courtesy of Downtown Las Vegas Arts District’s website.

The Arts Factory features the largest city mural in Las Vegas! It houses around 20 businesses that are involved in various forms of art such as photography, graphic design, and fine art. It comprises of galleries, boutiques, art studios, and many more! For artists, the Arts Factory offers an opportunity to collaborate and network with other artists as well.

The Art Square

The Art Square Las Vegas Arts District
The Art Square is located at 1025 S 1st St, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. Image courtesy of Downtown Las Vegas Arts District’s website.

Similar to The Arts Factory, The Art Square also features several art-related businesses. Some of the businesses it houses are the Cockroach Theater, the Artifice Bar, a salon, and even a wedding chapel!

Atomic Style Lounge

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Atomic Lounge Style is located at 1237 S. Main Las Vegas NV 89104. Image courtesy of Atomic Lounge Style’s Facebook page.

Atomic Style Lounge is a salon that can give you both a look from the past and the present. It provides styling, makeup, party, and wedding services!

The salon has a collectibles store that features items from the 50s and the 60s. It also sells current items with a touch of retro.

For special events, some bands play on the stage at the front of the store to give a sweet musical treat!

LV Healing Garden 

Las Vegas Healing Garden Las Vegas Arts District
Las Vegas Healing Garden is located at 1015 S. Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101. Image courtesy of Las Vegas Healing Garden’s Facebook page.

The Las Vegas Healing Garden was built as a tribute to the victims of the tragic October 1st incident, wherein a gunman took and injured many lives. It features a remembrance wall, trees,  and flowers, as the community behind it aims to “create something beautiful out of something horrific.”

SEE ANOTHER SIDE OF LAS VEGAS

Explore a side of Las Vegas that is unlikely the Las Vegas many knows. Go to Las Vegas Arts District today!

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