The Tropicana Closes On April 2nd

The Tropicana, a Las Vegas Strip icon since 1957, is set to be demolished for a new baseball stadium, closing its long chapter filled with historic charm.


The Tropicana is closing its doors on April 2nd. The resort opened in 1957, six decades later it will be demolished to make way for a $1.5 billion Major League Baseball stadium for the Oakland Athletics. This iconic resort was a staple for the Las Vegas Strip and has been featured in many movies, TV shows and books. The Tropicana is known for its signature tower with its famous palm tree logo. Its past guests include celebrities, politicians and even members of the royal family. The resort boasts over 1,400 rooms, multiple pools, and a casino. Located on the bustling Las Vegas Boulevard, the Tropicana was one of the last remaining original resorts on the Strip. It has gone through many renovations and expansions over the years, but still maintained its classic charm and allure.

Article written by Jeremy Koering and updated on March 22, 2024.