Las Vegas Landmarks Turn Red for World AIDS Day

Las Vegas Landmarks Turn Red for World AIDS Day
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN)
and the Las Vegas community showed support in the fight against HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 with a series of commemorations around town honoring those living with or affected by the disease.

“AFAN is dedicated to continuing the fight against HIV/AIDS until there are no more infections,” said Antioco Carrillo, AFAN executive director. “Our goal has been and always will be making Nevada AIDS-free, and when we do we will throw a huge celebration!”

Starting at 8 p.m., Las Vegas casinos and landmarks turned their marquees and buildings red. The full list of participating properties is below.

  • Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
  • Caesars Palace
  • Downtown Summerlin
  • Fashion Show
  • Flamingo Las Vegas
  • Harrah’s Las Vegas
  • Keep Memory Alive Event Center
  • Las Vegas City Hall
  • MEET Las Vegas
  • Miracle Mile Shops
  • Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
  • Planet Hollywood Las Vegas
  • Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino
  • Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino
  • SLS Las Vegas
  • Tivoli Village
  • The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • The Forum Shops at Caesars
  • The Linq Hotel & Casino
  • The Linq Promenade and High Roller Observation Wheel
  • The Palazzo
  • The Plaza Hotel & Casino
  • The Venetian
  • Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

AFAN is also hosting their annual holiday toy drive now through Dec. 5 to make this season special for children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Please visit to learn how to adopt a child or family from the digital angel tree.For more information on World AIDS Day and other AFAN initiatives, visit