May 12, 2021



Guests enjoying Draganza inside The PORTAL at AREA15.
(Photo Credit: Bright Light Digital Art for AREA15)


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LAS VEGAS (May 2021) AREA15, the immersive events and entertainment district located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, announces new and ongoing events and entertainment taking place this month.

Newly expanded hours continue in May for AREA15. AREA15 will be open to the public at 12 p.m. to midnight on Monday through Thursday, 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to midnight on Sundays. Admission to AREA15 will be limited to guests ages 21 and older after 10 p.m. every day. 

Date: Every Friday night
Time: Doors open at 8 p.m.; show begins at 9 p.m.
Cost: General admission tickets are $20; VIP table packages are available and require $300 beverage minimum. Click here to purchase tickets.
Description: Draganza is Las Vegas’ newest and fiercest drag variety show featuring the city’s most fabulous queens: Alexis Mateo, Coco Montrese, Kahanna Montrese and special guest Elliott with Two Ts. Guests can join the queens every Friday in The PORTAL, AREA15’s 360-degree projection-mapped entertainment space, for a night of epic lip syncs, celebrity impersonations, surprise performances, friendly audience competition, drink specials and more. Must be 21 years of age or older. Valid ID required upon check-in.

Concert: Soul In The Machine
Date: Saturday, May 22
Time: 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
Cost: $20
Description: Experience Soul in the Machine live inside The PORTAL. The artful performance combines the powerful sound of electronica while weaving in rock, jazz, and classical music genres. Performed on hand-crafted kinetic instruments designed by local artist and musician Henry Chang, the experience will transport guests into a visual sound explosion where they will not only hear but also see and feel the music.

AREA15 Industry Night
Dates: Every Monday beginning May 31
Time: 10 p.m. to closing
Description: Feel the beats from Steve Lawler on the decks and underneath the glow of Oddwood. Industry locals will enjoy a 25 percent discount off activations, experiences and libations inside AREA15 with a local I.D. every Monday night. More information at

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Date: Throughout the month of May (dark on Fridays and after 6 p.m. on Saturdays)
Time: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.; ticket times are every half hour.
Cost: Click here to purchase tickets.

  • General admission adult tickets are $35; seniors 65 years and older and military are $28; children 12 years and under are $19.
  • VIP adult tickets are $45; seniors 65 years and older and military are $38; children 12 years and under are $29.
  • Discounts are available for Nevada residents with valid I.D.

Description: On view through July 5, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a timed experience encompassing 35 minutes and mapped specifically to fit the nearly 7,000-square-foot PORTAL. Guests take an awe-inspiring journey into the incomparable universe of Van Gogh, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the 19th century. Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360-degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind VR experience, and a uniquely atmospheric light and sound show. The exhibition is brought to you by the organizers of a collection of widely successful exhibitions present in cities across Europe, Asia and the Americas. General admission tickets include lounge seating where guests are enveloped in sensational artistry, while VIP tickets will include VR goggles to experience “A Day in the Life of the Artist in Arles, France,” a virtual stroll alongside Van Gogh himself to explore the countryside settings that inspired his artwork.

Starry Light Package: An Immersive Art Ticket Package
Date: Monday through Wednesday in May
Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Link: To book this package, click here.
Description: Enjoy all the art AREA15 has to offer with a bundled ticket package. Guests can experience Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, Wink World: Portals Into The Infinite and Museum Fiasco for one price of $50 (equaling $20 off the full retail price).

Van Gogh Family Ticket Package:
Cost: $21.25 per person
Description: Includes tickets for two adults and two children ages 12 and under. Family Ticket Packs will be validated upon entry. No substitutions may be made.

Van Gogh Nevada Resident Family Ticket Package:
Cost: $15 per person
Description: Includes tickets for two adults and two children ages 12 and under. Must present a valid Nevada I.D. to receive entry. Family Ticket Packs will be validated upon entry. No substitutions may be made.

AREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, is the world’s first purpose-built experiential entertainment district offering live events, immersive activations, monumental art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries and much more. With a growing collection of dynamic destinations including Dueling Axes, Emporium Arcade Bar, Lost Spirits Distillery, Oddwood Bar, “Wink World: Portals Into The Infinite,” Museum Fiasco, Rocket Fizz, Five Iron Golf, The Beast by Todd English, OZ Experience and anchor experience, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, AREA15 is an ever-changing art, retail and entertainment attracting locals and tourists of all ages.

AREA15 represents a collaborative venture between real estate development firm Fisher Brothers and creative agency Beneville Studios, both of New York.

AREA15 and all its experiences follow the latest recommendations of leading health experts and government authorities, including the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And true to the insatiable hunger for all things inventive and groundbreaking, AREA15 uses cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to help implement these recommendations, including an AI-driven thermal scanning platform that screens temperature accurately and non-invasively, detects the absence of a mask, and alerts staff when social distancing thresholds are not being met.

Facebook: @AREA15LasVegas
Instagram: @AREA15Official
Twitter: @AREA15Official
YouTube: AREA15


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