Updated: The Park and T-Mobile Arena Grand Opening Events in Las Vegas April 4 & April 6, 2016

March 24, 2016

LAS VEGAS, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 

WHAT:     

The Park and T-Mobile Arena will transform the world-renowned Las Vegas Strip when they open Monday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 6, respectively. Roughly two years have been invested into bringing a 20,000-seat world-class arena and immersive outdoor park district to the Entertainment Capital of the World. 




These incredible experiential entertainment developments underscore Las Vegas' evolution as a destination for a new set of travelers. The Park embodies the stunning natural desert-scape of the Mojave at the epicenter of Las Vegas Boulevard, creating an open-air patio environment and community gathering place that leads to T-Mobile Arena. Offering unmatched venue capacity and technical capabilities, T-Mobile Arena will play host to the world's finest performers and athletes, hosting more than 100 major events each year.




Join us for photo, video and interview opportunities with key executives and industry experts as we introduce the next generation of entertainment in Las Vegas.



WHEN:    

The Park 






Monday, April 4  


9:15 a.m.      

Media check-in begins at the outdoor patio of Shake Shack at New York-New York for The Park Grand Opening Press Conference





10 a.m.      

The Park Grand Opening Press Conference with Jim Murren, invited guests Governor Brian Sandoval and Clark County Commissioner Mary Beth Scow and Southern Nevada Water Authority General Manager John J. Entsminger  





10:45 a.m.     

Tours of The Park and F&B samplings from Shake Shack, Beerhaus, Sake Rok, Bruxie and California Pizza Kitchen. Interview opportunities with press conference participants and the various companies from around the world who helped bring The Park to fruition  





7:40 p.m.  

Suggested arrival for the first lighting of Bliss Dance – the breathtaking, 40-foot-tall sculpture of a dancing woman created by artist Marco Cochrane which will quickly become a must-see attraction at The Park  





8 p.m.    

Bliss Dance Lighting – Photo and video opportunity  





T-Mobile Arena   





Wednesday, April 6  


11:15 a.m.     

Media check-in begins at Toshiba Plaza for T-Mobile Arena Grand Opening Press Conference  





11:30 a.m.   

Media tours of T-Mobile Arena  





2 p.m.              

Press conference at Toshiba Plaza:  



Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International 



Dan Beckerman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AEG 



Andrew Sherrard, Chief Marketing Officer of T-Mobile



Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission Chairman 



Mary Beth Scow, Clark County Commissioner 





3 p.m.       

One-on-one interviews 





6 p.m.       

B-roll and video opportunities for Grand Opening night activities  





Thursday, April 7

T-Mobile Arena will unleash the"T-Mobile Arena Opening Celebration Concert" featuring multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated artist Nicki Minaj with special guest Ariana Grande.






For media opportunities related to this event, please contact T-Mobile US Media Relations at MediaRelations@T-Mobile.com.




WHERE:    

The Park and T-Mobile Arena


3780 Las Vegas Blvd. South


Las Vegas, NV 89158



PARKING:   

For The Park press conference, parking will be available at New York-New York valet and guest parking garage.




For T-Mobile Arena press conference, parking will be available at Monte Carlo Valet and the New York-New York guest parking garage.



FOLLOW:    

@theparkvegas


@TMobileArena


#ThePark



ABOUT:     

The Park, an eclectic blend of restaurants, bars and entertainment tucked into rich desert landscaping, will become a central gathering place on The Strip's west side connecting New York-New York and Monte Carlo resorts as well as the new 20,000-seat world-class T-Mobile Arena. An interactive and social environment, The Park aims to build a sense of community through innovative programming and events.




T-Mobile Arena will be the destination in Las Vegas for live events – from amazing music acts to thrilling sporting events – it will set a new standard for what entertainment means in the city that does it best. The 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena will host exciting, world-class events with something for everyone – from UFC, boxing, hockey, basketball and bull riding to high-profile awards shows and top-name concerts.

 

SOURCE MGM Resorts International

For further information: Natalie Mounier, Kirvin Doak Communications, tmamedia@kirvindoak.com, 702-737-3100. Interested media must RSVP to Tom McMahon at tmcmahon@kirvindoak.com no later than Friday, April 1. For general media inquiries regarding The Park and T-Mobile Arena, contact tmamedia@kirvindoak.com or call 702-737-3100.