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L to R: First Floor of Asylum Bar + Arcade; Second Floor of Asylum Bar + Arcade.
(Photos Courtesy of AREA15)
ASYLUM BAR + ARCADE NOW OPEN INSIDE AREA15
LAS VEGAS (June 15, 2023) – Asylum Bar + Arcade, the unparalleled destination combining vintage arcade nostalgia with a contemporary twist, is now open inside AREA15. Formerly Emporium Arcade Bar, Asylum Bar + Arcade offers an array of gaming options and tempting beverages and welcomes guests 21 and up with valid ID to both the first and second floors during all operating hours. For the first time, guests under 21 are now also welcome on the first floor daily from opening until 9 p.m.
Encompassed by colorful murals and an electrifying ambiance, Asylum cultivates a sense of both camaraderie as well as friendly competition for its visitors. Featuring 32 classic and new arcade games, 12 pinball machines and four pool tables, Asylum offers gaming options for every taste and skill level. The venue provides the ultimate destination not only for an evening out with friends but also a unique date spot.
The venue’s beverage program spans an array of curated canned and draft beers, including local favorites. House-made boozy slushies and draft cocktails combining fresh ingredients and fine spirits are also available. Asylum also features an expansive liquor list, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
In addition to welcoming private and corporate event bookings, Asylum’s calendar will feature a variety of diverse and vibrant entertainment events throughout the week. The venue will play host to a lineup of talented local DJs, including iNBiTuiN, SpydaT.E.K. and DJ Matt Lucio, who will spin upstairs amid the games and pool tables. Additionally, Asylum will bring together gaming enthusiasts for thrilling video gaming meet-ups and other community-based events geared towards locals and tourists alike.
“We look forward to providing guests with an unforgettable immersive arcade experience at Asylum,” said Winston Fisher, chief executive officer, AREA15. “The destination features familiar elements, including vintage arcade games, weekly entertainment and specialty cocktails, as well as new offerings such as all-ages admission to our first level before 9 p.m. and an increased emphasis on video gaming events.”
For corporate events and private parties, guests may click the following link https://area15.com/plan-event/corporate-private/.
Asylum Bar + Arcade is open Sunday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Asylum’s roster of entertainment and events will be announced soon. For more information, visit asylumarcade.com or follow along on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT ASYLUM BAR + ARCADE
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 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 12 p.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 asylumarcade.com or follow along on Facebook and Instagram.
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 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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