First Friday Las Vegas Presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

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First Friday Las Vegas Presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
The First Friday Las Vegas took place last night and was very special and symbolic for the city. First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change featured a burn signifying a transition from the old to new way of doing things, bringing a new energy and spirit to the growing Downtown Las Vegas district (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com)

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas, the celebrated arts festival in downtown Las Vegas, paired up with the Lucky Lady Lucy team and the city of Las Vegas to hold the city’s first public burn, inspired by the annual Burning Man Festival. Burn Vegas Burn featured “Lucky Lady Lucy,” a 20-foot tall wooden showgirl sculpture, which was ceremoniously blazed in the first public burn in Las Vegas history.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

Mirroring the spectacle featured at the Burning Man Festival, First Friday wowed the downtown crowd and gave a taste of the energy and community-building that Burning Man is known for. The festivities will extend over the weekend with Art Car parades, after parties and programmed events throughout Downtown.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and Chief Tim R. Szymanski, Public Education, Information Officer
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and Chief Tim R. Szymanski, Public Education, Information Officer

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

 Chief Tim R. Szymanski, Public Education, Information Officer
Chief Tim R. Szymanski, Public Education, Information Officer

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.

First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change
First Friday Las Vegas presents: First Vegas Burn! The Flames of Change

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.