GOLDEN KNIGHTS ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL FAN FEST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE D LAS VEGAS
ON FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE
Official Team Mascot Presented by GEICO to be Unveiled During Event
Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, September 25, details of an inaugural Fan Fest in partnership with the D Las Vegas ahead of the team’s inaugural season.
The event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 6-8 p.m. PT on Tuesday, October 3 outside of the D Las Vegas at the 3rd Street Stage, located in Downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street Experience. In addition, the Golden Knights mascot will be unveiled to the public for the first time presented by GEICO.
Fans will have the opportunity to interact with players as they walk the red carpet under the Viva Vision canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, and be part of the official introduction of the Vegas Golden Knights to Las Vegas. The red carpet will begin at Casino Center and conclude at the 3rd Street Stage.
In addition to walking the red carpet, each member of the team including the coaching staff will be formally introduced on stage by team broadcasters Dave Goucher and Shane Hnidy, who will emcee the festivities. Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley, the D Las Vegas CEO Derek Stevens, Vegas Golden Knights Head Coach Gerard Gallant and Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz will also be in attendance to support the kickoff of the inaugural season. The Vegas Golden Knights promo team will be present to take part in the fan celebration.
the D Las Vegas is the official Downtown Las Vegas casino partner of the Vegas Golden Knights, and will host viewing parties all season long at LONGBAR. It lives on Fremont Street Experience, a true destination within a destination. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and is home to the world’s largest single video screen, Viva Vision, as well as SlotZilla, a unique urban zipline attraction which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy.
The Fan Fest is open to the media, please RSVP with Alyssa Girardi if you plan on attending (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ABOUT THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:
The Vegas Golden Knights are a National Hockey League franchise owned and operated by Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC. The Vegas Golden Knights were established by founding partners William Foley and his family and the Maloof family. For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
ABOUT THE D LAS VEGAS:
the D Las Vegas delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. The casino hotel boasts 629 remodeled rooms and suites and a unique two-level casino featuring modern and vintage floors. Cocktails, beer and frozen beverages abound inside the casino at LONGBAR and on the Fremont Street Experience at D Bar. the D offers contemporary American fare at D Grill, Detroit’s legendary Coney Dogs at American Coney Island and premium steaks and authentic Italian dishes at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. The Showroom at the D Las Vegas features outstanding entertainment ranging from award-winning dinner theater and Broadway productions to music, comedy and more. Follow the D on Facebook and Twitter.
ABOUT FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE:
Fremont Street Experience, a seven-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is home to the original Las Vegas Strip and features an open-air promenade of world-class gaming, dining, entertainment and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, the world’s most successful zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. The destination also houses the newest zombie-themed attraction in Downtown Las Vegas, “Fear the Walking Dead Survival,” a multi-sensory walk-through experience, inspired by AMC’s hit tv series “Fear the Walking Dead™.” With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street’s world-renowned casino hotels, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 23 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.