LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City is welcoming hundreds of thousands of partiers to the Las Vegas Strip to welcome 2012 with fireworks, expensive celebrity-studded parties at nightclubs and an urge to bid adieu to 2011.

Tourism officials expect a record 314,000 visitors to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas on Saturday as police shut down the Strip to vehicle traffic, letting revelers to party in the street.

Celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars, Fergie, Holly Madison, Tyga, LMFAO, Chris Brown and others plan to host bashes parties at some of Sin City’s biggest nightclubs.

Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Guns N’ Roses and NOFX are also expected to perform concerts, with Wonder’s show at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas broadcast live on the casino’s marquee to the Strip.

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  1. Brett says:

    Will the fireworks music be on the radio in Las Vegas?

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