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L to R: Hurricane Cocktails at The Beast by Todd English; Avenged Sevenfold Press Photo.
(Photos Courtesy of AREA15)
AREA15 ANNOUNCES IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES, PROMOTIONS FOR MAY 2023
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LAS VEGAS (May 2023) – AREA15, the immersive art and entertainment district located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, invites guests to enjoy an array of brand-new events, promotions and experiences this May.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT IN MAY:
Thursday, May 4: Darius live in The Wall at 7:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Friday, May 5: Signal Lounge: Buhoo B2B Chris Garcia in The Wall. For more information or to RSVP, click here.
Friday, May 5: Gareth Emery Presents INVASION360 Las Vegas in the Portal at 9 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Saturday, May 6: Thiccfreqness Record Label Showcase with Dyce, Fantom Freq, SHAPESHFTR, TYPE3 and Uknew in The Wall. For more information or to RSVP, click here.
Saturday, May 6: Hops & Horses Beer Festival in the A-Lot and Portal at 2 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Thursday, May 11 to Sunday, May 14: Avenged Sevenfold: Life Is But A Dream… 360º Immersive Album Experience in the Portal. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Friday, May 12: Little Miss Nasty Rock and Metal Burlesque in the Portal at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Saturday, May 13: AREA15 and Sick New World present 100 Gecs (DJ Set) and support by DJ Chaotic Ugly (Machine Girl) in the A-Lot at 9:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Thursday, May 18: AREA15 and Dreamstate Las Vegas present EDC Las Vegas preparty in the Portal and A-Lot at 10 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Friday, May 19: Golden Dawn Arkestra live in The Wall at 8 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Saturday, May 20: Martin Dupont live in The Wall at 8 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Saturday, May 27: Neon Dream Massive at select venues throughout AREA15 at 8:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
ONGOING EVENTS, RESIDENCIES AND ENTERTAINMENT:
Smokus Pocus: A 420 Magic Show
Dates: Every Wednesday through Monday
Times: Showtimes at 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Showtimes at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show.
Location: The Rift
Cost: General admission tickets are $30 and VIP tickets are $45. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Description: Smokus Pocus is the dopest show in Las Vegas. Guests can witness a higher kind of magic at AREA15 in an experience packed with tricks so trippy they’ll be asking “what the f—?!” Caricatures come to life, objects vanish and reappear in impossible places, minds are read and more.
Psychedelic Sundays: A Better Trip with Shane Mauss
Date: Sunday, May 7; Monday, May 15; Sunday, May 21; and Sunday, May 28
Time: Doors at 7 p.m.
Location: The Wall
Cost: Tickets start at $32.95. To purchase tickets, click here.
Description: Journey into the mind of a psychedelic astronaut with a consciousness-expanding comedy show exploring some of the most intriguing substances on Earth. At the intersection of science and psychedelics comes “A Better Trip,” the latest work from Shane Mauss. Grab your seats and get comfortable as Mauss takes the crowd through a kaleidoscopic, comedic journey of science on select dates in 2023.
Avenged Sevenfold: Life Is But A Dream… 360º Immersive Album Experience
Date: Thursday, May 11 to Sunday, May 14
Time: Show times vary
Location: The Portal and The Wall
Description: Embark on an existential journey with Avenged Sevenfold’s Life Is But A Dream… 360º Immersive Album Experience at AREA15 from May 11 to May 14. Dive into 11 new songs from the multi-platinum headliners and famed heavy metal rock band with grand, immersive visuals and an exclusive curated merch pop-up shop celebrating their genre-bending new album set to release on June 2, 2023. Experience Avenged Sevenfold’s first full-length album in more than seven years, three weeks before its official release, exclusively at this once-in-a-lifetime event. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE OFFERINGS:
“Beast Sized”Hurricane Cocktails
Location: The Beast by Todd English
Description: For $30 guests can now order large 26-ounce “Beast sized” cocktails served in a branded hurricane souvenir glass to take home. Cocktails can be refilled for $20.
AREA15 Block Party Weekends
Dates: Fridays and Saturdays
Location: LIFTOFF Bar & Ride
Time: 7 p.m. to closing
Description: Guests are invited to enjoy the return of AREA15’s block party weekends at LIFTOFF Bar & Ride. The Block Party includes drink specials, food trucks, local vendors, outdoor games, rides on LIFTOFF and sounds provided by live DJs. Drink special features Querido tequila flights.
AREA15’S RADIANCE WELLNESS PROGRAM INSIDE THE PORTAL:
Guests are invited to explore mind, body and soul at Radiance, AREA15’s wellness program featuring a variety of ongoing programs including:
Date: Monday, May 8; Monday, May 22; and Sunday, May 28
Times: Class begins at 7 p.m. on weekdays and 6 p.m. on weekends
Location: The Portal
Cost: $35 per person. Click here to purchase tickets.
Description: Guests are invited to a guided conscious breathwork experience by Frequency Breathwork inside The Portal, AREA15’s 3D projection-mapped room. Attendees can immerse themselves in this deep psychedelic experience through the power and safety of their own oxygen supply. While practicing breathwork, guests will be surrounded by transporting visuals projected throughout the room which heighten the effect of the experience.
Yoga and Wellness with Dray
Dates: Sunday, May 7
Time:Class begins at 11 a.m.
Location: The Portal
Cost: $25 per person. Click here to purchase tickets.
Description: Tap into a higher version of yourself with an immersive yoga class taught by Dray Gardner in The Portal. Build strength, create awareness and bring your mind and body connection to a new level. Enjoy a class experience like none other, surrounded by state-of-the-art sound and 360-degree projections that will envelop participants during the session. Participants are required to bring their own mats.
The Sacred Lounge – A Conscious Community Experience
Date: Saturday, May 20
Time: Session begins at 11 a.m.
Location: The Portal and Sanctuary
Cost:General admission begins at $35. To purchase tickets, click here.
Description: Attendees are invited to open their creative pathways and dive deeper into mind, body and spiritual health with Merriliz Monzon and Krystian Eklund. The Sacred Lounge encompasses one-hour guided classes in AREA15’s projection-mapped Portal incorporating movement, meditation and sound bath healing experiences to empower and awaken the community. Guests will be guided through an experiential process of calming the mind, opening the body’s creative channels and learning techniques to elevate their consciousness for the fulfillment of their purpose. Following each session, guests can enjoy a social hour in AREA15’s Sanctuary.
Entheo Presented by Rooted Lounge and ReWyld Collective
Date: Tuesday, May 23
Time: Session begins at 7 p.m.
Location: The Portal
Cost: General admission begins at $35. To purchase tickets, click here.
Description: Guests are invited to Entheo – a soulful sensory journey into their own psychedelic space. This one-hour multi-sensory immersion, ceremony and sound bath includes themed visual projections, alchemical soundscapes, guided meditation, intention practice, moving mantras, breathwork, elemental rituals, live DJ, sound healing orchestra, spoken word, storytelling and more.
ABOUT AREA15 LAS VEGAS
AREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, represents the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment district offering live events, distinctive attractions, interactive art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries and much more. AREA15’s curated mix of dynamic destinations—including LIFTOFF Bar and Ride, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, Lost Spirits Distillery, Illuminarium, Dueling Axes, Five Iron Golf, The Beast by Todd English, Wink World: Portals Into the Infinite, Museum Fiasco, Virtualis VR, Emporium Arcade Bar and many more—represents what’s next in experiential entertainment. With a robust, ever-changing roster of concerts, events, immersive art exhibitions, out-of-this-world nightlife and boundary-pushing production shows, AREA15 attracts visitors of all ages. Expanding across 20 acres in Las Vegas, AREA15 will soon welcome even more immersive destinations, including Universal Parks & Resorts’ new, year-round horror entertainment experience inspired by its popular Halloween Horror Nights.
AREA15 has received numerous accolades, including being named “Another Unmissable Stop for Art Lovers” by The Times UK, “Most Innovative Venue in the USA” by Timeout, “Best Immersive Art Experience” by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, one of “The 10 Most Innovative Urban Development and Real Estate Companies of 2020” by Fast Company, “Best Place for Your Instagram Shot” as well as “Best Attraction” for two consecutive years by Las Vegas Weekly Readers’ Choice Best of Vegas Awards, “Best Arts Hub” by Vegas Magazine, claiming the No. 1 spot in Blooloop’s “World’s Top 11 Immersive Art Experiences” and being included in Las Vegas Magazine’s Hall of Fame.
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Desiree Vontur, Erika Pope
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