April 12, 2024



(Photo Courtesy of Bright Light Digital Art/AREA15/Planet 13) 


Free Shuttle Launches Thursday, April 18

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LAS VEGAS (April 2024) – AREA15, the pulse-pounding hub of experiential entertainment, and the Planet 13 Entertainment Complex, home to the world’s largest dispensary, are joining forces to unveil Shuttle-14 – the most vibey way for visitors to zip between the two iconic Vegas hotspots. Just in time for this month’s 4/20 festivities, including Planet 13’s newest attraction DAZED! Consumption Lounge, Phish’s Las Vegas residency and AREA15’s AREA420 Party with Ganja White Night, riders can hop on Shuttle-14 for a chill and relaxing open-air, double-decker ride between both immersive entertainment destinations.

Launching on Thursday, April 18, 2024, Shuttle-14 will loop between AREA15 and the Planet 13 Entertainment Complex every Thursday to Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. Riders will have the chance to access exclusive promotions and discounts to attractions, experiences and product offers at both locations. Unlimited rides will also be absolutely free and the journey will be approximately a half-mile from destination to destination.

But wait, the party doesn’t stop there! Passengers are invited to breathe in the madness of Red Eye Week inside AREA15. From Sunday, April 14, through Saturday, April 20, visitors can take in an array of performances and activations transporting them to new dimensions and elevating their senses.

Live performances include Hardrock on Sunday, April 14, bar italia on Tuesday, April 16, and a double feature of Dopapod and Circles Around The Sun on Thursday, April 18. Guests can also immerse themselves with beats from the Belgian bass duo Ganja White Night at AREA420’s two-day event, taking place on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20.

AREA15’s pot-inspired programs include Cinema Sundays featuring “Dazed and Confused” on Sunday, April 14, The Sacred Lounge’s Spring Revival on Monday, April 15 and the “Hippy Hideout” takeover in the Sanctuary with a silent disco and sounds from the American rock band Phish on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20. When hunger kicks in, AREA15’s “Munchies Menu” offers wings, fries, sliders and 10-inch pizzas available at Sanctuary and The Beast. Also, on Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, guests can “get high” as they soar 130 feet in the air on LIFTOFF Bar and Ride; free rides are also available with the purchase of the Purple Plane secret menu item. For the entire month of April, Museum Fiasco will also feature a special “hazy playlist. Plus, festival goers can discover a 420 fashion pop-up area inside AREA15’s boutique apparel store Wild Muse throughout the month.

Take Shuttle-14 to Planet 13 SuperStore and Entertainment Complex and step into a world of wonder at the ultimate 420 celebration: “DAZED! & Amazed.” Guests can immerse themselves in unbeatable deals and product selections from over 40 iconic cannabis vendors, while being captivated by the electrifying performances of DJ BAMBU and Miss V. From Thursday, April 18, to Saturday, April 20, the Planet 13 4/20 bash guarantees an unforgettable experience. Be part of the cannabis revolution at “DAZED!”—a cutting-edge high-end consumption lounge featuring VIP booths, artisanal canna-cocktails and one-of-a-kind bong chandeliers. Don’t just attend—experience the future of cannabis consumption in style!

“As we gear up for this month’s 4/20 celebrations, we’re not just offering a journey from point A to point B but also providing an invitation to explore the distinctive, vibrant atmospheres of both AREA15 and Planet 13,” said Winston Fisher, CEO, AREA15. “Shuttle-14 is our way of enhancing the adventure, ensuring every rider experiences a taste of the extraordinary.”

“Teaming up with AREA15 will elevate the customer experience between two premier destinations,” remarked Robert Groesbeck, co-CEO of Planet 13. “Our Entertainment Complex boasts immersive attractions, featuring interactive photo moments, experiential retail, a restaurant and bar. Taking the experience to the next level, our DAZED! Consumption Lounge offers a curated selection of premium cannabis products, spanning edibles, flowers, concentrates and vapes. Enhanced by top-tier smoking devices, our lounge is dedicated to elevating the cannabis experience to unprecedented levels.”

Remember, while the good times roll on Shuttle-14, consumption of any kind is strictly prohibited on board the bus. Safety first, party second.

Planet 13 is a vertically integrated cannabis company, with award-winning cultivation, production and dispensary operations across its locations in California, Nevada, Illinois, and upcoming sites in Florida. Home to the nation’s largest dispensary located just off The Strip in Las Vegas, Planet 13 recently opened its first Illinois dispensary in Waukegan, bringing unparalleled cannabis experiences to the Chicago metro area. Planet 13 holds a medical marijuana treatment center license in Florida allowing for state-wide expansion throughout the Sunshine State. Planet 13’s mission is to build a recognizable global brand known for world-class dispensary operations and innovative cannabis products. Licensed cannabis activity is legal in the states Planet 13 operates in but remains illegal under U.S. federal law. Planet 13’s shares trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the symbol PLTH and are quoted on the OTCQX under the symbol PLNH.

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, 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 Destinations & Experiences’ new, year-round horror entertainment experience Horror Unleashed.

AREA15 has received numerous accolades, including being named “Another Unmissable Stop for Art Lovers” by The Times UK, “Most Innovative Venue in the USA” and No. 2 on the list of “10 Best Immersive Experiences in the U.S.” 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 Attraction” for three consecutive years as well as “Best Place for Your Instagram Shot” and “Best Rave Resurgence” 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
The Vox Agency,
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