August 3, 2023



 L to R: First Floor of Asylum Bar + Arcade; Second Floor of Asylum Bar + Arcade.
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LAS VEGAS (August 2023) – Asylum Bar + Arcade, the ultimate gaming destination for every taste and skill level at AREA15, announces its roster of happenings this August. From ongoing beverage specials for locals to brand-new programs such as karaoke, trivia and emo nights, Asylum offers endless entertainment in a vibrant atmosphere. The roster of August happenings follows:

Arcade Glory – An Ode To The EMO Movement
Date: Thursday, Aug. 17
Time: 7 to 10 p.m.
Cost: Admission is complimentary.
Description: It’s not a phase! Guests are invited to Asylum’s monthly Emo Night featuring EMO-inspired DJs and live bands. 25% off beverages for all guests from 7 to 11 p.m.

Cannabis Agent Appreciation Event with DJ Matt Lucio
Date: Friday, Aug. 18
Time: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Cost: Admission is complimentary.
Description: Cannabis agents are invited to an industry appreciation event on the third Friday of each month. Invited guests will receive complimentary tokens for arcade play. This month’s event includes a celebratory 1-year anniversary party with DJ Matt Lucio.

“Power Up” Happy Hour Special for Locals
Dates: Every Monday through Thursday.
Time: 11 a.m. to midnight.
Cost:  25% off all beverages with a valid Nevada ID.
Description: Nevada residents are invited to enjoy “Power Up,” a special all-day happy hour featuring 25% off all beverages every Monday through Thursday. Locals 21 and up can imbibe with Asylum’s expansive array of curated canned and draft beers, house-made boozy slushies, draft cocktails, fine spirits, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.

Live DJ Nights
Dates:  Weekly, Friday through Monday. Check Asylum’s online calendar for the latest updates.
Time:  6 to 10 p.m.
Cost:  Admission is complimentary.
Description: Asylum invites guests to its rotating roster of live performances by Las Vegas’ most talented DJs. Regular performers spinning tunes include Matt Lucio, Teen Wolf, DJ Que, DJ Stretch, DJ Gettright and DJ Chucky Chuck.

Trivia Night
Dates: August 15
Time:  7 p.m.
Cost:  Admission is complimentary.
Description:  Asylum hosts monthly themed trivia nights. Guests will receive 25% off all beverages with a valid Nevada I.D.

Karaoke Night
Dates:  August 24
Time:  8 p.m.
Cost:  Admission is complimentary.
Description:  Asylum hosts themed nights each month. August is open format-karaoke night. Guests will receive 25% off all beverages with a valid Nevada ID.

Purchase Tickets to Smokus Pocus and Receive Free Tokens at Asylum
Dates: Aug. 13, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22 and 31.
Times: Door open at 7:30 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m.
Location: The Rift
Cost: General admission tickets to Smokus Pocus 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: This August, visitors purchasing a ticket to Smokus Pocus will receive $5 of complimentary game tokens at Asylum that may be redeemed with the hostess upon entry. As 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.

Asylum Included in AREA15’s Brand-New Experience Pass
Dates: Available daily.
Times: Passes can be redeemed after 11 a.m. Guests are recommended to arrive no later than 6 p.m. to provide ample time to experience AREA15’s attractions. Please note AREA15 is strictly 21+ after 9 p.m. but most attractions are open until midnight.
Locations: Select experiences throughout AREA15.
Cost: Passes for guests 13 years or older are $89 and passes for children, seniors, Nevada residents and military are $65. To purchase tickets, click here.
Description: AREA15’s brand-new Experience Pass provides access to some of the most popular rides, attractions, games, VR/AR and walk-through experiences at the immersive entertainment complex, including $5 of tokens at Asylum. In addition, guests can experience additional entertainment located on Asylum’s first floor with the pass such as the Phoenix Racing SIM in partnership with Formula 1, Oz Ride and Van Gogh VR. Beyond Asylum, the pass also includes access to Illuminarium, Museum Fiasco, Wink World: Portals Into the Infinite, Brainstorm, LIFTOFF Ride, Birdly, Particle Quest and AR Dodgeball inside The Portal.

Asylum Bar + Arcade is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Guests 21 and up with a valid ID are welcome to both the first and second floors during all operating hours and guests under 21 are welcome to the first floor from opening until 9 p.m. For more information, visit or follow along on Facebook and Instagram.

Fusing vintage arcade nostalgia with a contemporary twist is Asylum Bar + Arcade, AREA15’s ultimate gaming destination. From arcade classics such as PAC-MAN, Frogger and Tetris to pinball, pop-up basketball, pool and Skee-Ball, Asylum offers gaming options for every taste and skill level. The destination also features a notable selection of craft beers, draft cocktails, boozy slushies, wine, liquor and more. With an unmatched ambiance, Asylum provides a distinctive venue for hanging out with friends, date night as well as private and corporate events. Asylum Bar + Arcade is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Asylum welcomes guests 21 and up with valid ID to both the first and second floors during all operating hours. Guests under 21 are welcome on the first floor daily from opening until 9 p.m. For more information, visit or follow along on Facebook and Instagram.

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, Kaia Handroll, The Beast by Todd English, Wink World: Portals Into the Infinite, Museum Fiasco, Virtualis VR 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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