Celebrating Fifty Years

The Day of the Event

We invite you to spend a few hours on the UNLV campus as part of this fun-filled event. A variety of pre-event activities are planned, and many of the campus's popular attractions will be open for your enjoyment.

Pre-event Activities — open at 6 p.m.:

  • Student & Faculty Performances — Student and faculty talent will perform prior to the concert.
  • Activity Zone — Booths and activities for all ages, including giveaways.
  • The Student Union food service vendors will be open. Alcohol will also available at special booth (must be 21 years of age).
  • Museum, Art Galleries, & Arboretum — Many campus attractions will be open special hours for the concert crowd: Marjorie Barrick Museum of Natural History, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Tam Alumni Center Gallery, and the Arboretum and Xeric Garden
  • UNLV Bookstore — 50th anniversary merchandise will be on sale including "UNLV: A History," written for the 50th Anniversary by UNLV history professor Eugene Moehring Ph. D.

Program — begins at 8 p.m.:

  • The Las Vegas Philharmonic will perform selections popular during UNLV's history and in keeping with Las Vegas' exciting culture.
  • Broadway star Linda Eder will perform some of her most popular pieces.
  • The Las Vegas Philharmonic will provide the grand finale to the evening with a special tribute to UNLV.