Updated April 7, 2022 - 11:22 pm
Ahead of BTS’ four sold-out shows at Allegiant Stadium on April 8-9 and 15-16, Las Vegas has turned purple.
The K-pop superstars are hitting the town with a two-week celebration of all things BTS.
— B⁷ 브렌다 (@SeesawLoveDance) April 8, 2022
Las Vegas turned in purple and almost of the Billboard too with the phrase "Borahaegas"
— BTS Charts Daily⁷ (@BTSChartsDailyx) April 8, 2022
Some fans rushed to the Bellagio ahead of the evening’s special performance, choreographed with BTS music.
— James Schaeffer (@jamesmschaeffer) April 8, 2022
JUST BELOW THE #DISCOBALL in #AREA15, you can get to #BEHINDTHESTAGE, another special event of #BTS_THE_CITY_LasVegas This place needs an entrance ticket to enter. Keep that in mind #BTS #BTSARMY #PTD_ON_STAGE_LV #LasVegas#방탄소년단 #Korea_Odyssey pic.twitter.com/GuX7wJCC6m
— Korea Odyssey (@korea_odyssey) April 7, 2022
— MinMkn⁷ 🤍 ptd on 4/08 (@Mkn7Min) April 7, 2022
— jjksgirl (@jjksgirl_io) April 7, 2022
Even the stars of BTS made an appearance.
#BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE THE CITY – LAS VEGAS is making its big debut on our Fountains with an exclusive aquatic display created to popular hits, Butter and Dynamite. Celebrate this unforgettable weekend in Las Vegas with BTS!#BTS_THE_CITY_LasVegas pic.twitter.com/bNAP2Vrl0O
— Bellagio Las Vegas (@Bellagio) April 8, 2022
By sundown, the Strip went purple.
Casinos like Paris Las Vegas and Aria Resort and Casino embraced cool purple lights.
Even Las Vegas City Hall and Harry Reid International Airport embraced BTS’ hue for the special occasion.
— Paris Las Vegas (@ParisVegas) April 4, 2022
— 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐚⁷ 𝐁𝐎𝐑𝐀𝐇𝐀𝐄𝐆𝐀𝐒 𝐃𝟏&𝟑 (@jhopediaries) April 8, 2022
WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS! You are cleared to land AND definitely don't need permission to dance. LAS is excited to help welcome #BTSARMY! #BTS_THE_CITY_LasVegas #PTD_THE_CITY_LV #PTD_ON_STAGE_LV pic.twitter.com/mtFLslFwnp
— Harry Reid International Airport (@LASairport) April 8, 2022
Back by popular demand, tonight City Hall will turn purple again for @bts_bighit!
— City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) April 7, 2022
BTS is lighting up Vegas like it’s DYNAMITE!
— Miracle Mile Shops (@MiracleMileLV) April 8, 2022
— Limo Jim LV (@Jim_SchaefferLV) April 8, 2022
The @Vegas Twitter account also changed its name to “Borahaegas.” The word is a portmanteau of “Vegas” and “borahae,” a combination of the Korean words of “violet” and “I love you” that the band coined.
You asked, we listened. #Borahaegas is a go!
— Borahaegas⁷ (@Vegas) April 7, 2022