Playa downtown: Burning Man experience pertains to Las Vegas

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Steve Marcus Tourist guide HeidyNoelle Stamper, left, James Durbin of Lyft, and Victoria Pomo pose in the Dragon Art Car after a media tour in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, July 13, 2017. The complimentary tours, sponsored by Zappos and Lyft, leave from Container Park from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in July.

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Dragon Art Car Free Tours Launch slideshow” If you’ve always wished to experience Burning Man and aren’t able to make the trek to Northern

Nevada, Lyft and Zappos are bringing a popular portion of the annual cultural occasion to you. Locals and visitors can take a free ride on a 20-foot long LED-lit dragon Burning Man lorry in downtown Las Vegas through July. Burning Guy guests typically elaborately embellish their lorries, often portraying mythical animals, which is a large part of the occasion’s destination.”Like many kids, I dreamt about flying on dragons maturing,”stated Yacob Girma, Lyft Las Vegas basic manager.

“It’s remarkable to see my youth dream come to life through Lyft and Dragon Mode. “Each Friday and Saturday night, riders can hail a trip on the highly advanced snake, called the Dragon Art Vehicle

, by opening the Lyft app and finding Dragon Mode. Users then follow directions to the pickup/drop-off area at Container Park on Fremont and Seventh streets. Potential travelers should make contact with a Lyft team member at the site, sign a waiver and get a wristband to reserve a

spot in the queue. Passengers are gotten in touch with a first-come, first-served basis. The Dragon Art Cars and truck holds 8 individuals and runs about 15 minutes depending on traffic. Riders can anticipate to see more than 20 setups on the trip.

The route features different downtown art setups, beginning at the 55-foot fire-breathing Hoping Mantis in front of Container Park, and includes Eighteen-wheeler Jig, a 50-foot

winding sculpture made up of semitrucks and a mural by world-renowned street artist Shepard Fairey. “The Downtown Las Vegas art scene has actually grown significantly in the previous couple of years,” Girma stated.”Dragon Mode connects riders to these fantastic art installations in a way that has actually never been done before.

Las Vegas has truly never seen anything like this.” Dragon Mode will be available from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays through the end of the month.

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