VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS AND THE D LAS VEGAS WELCOME MORE THAN 10,000 FANS FOR FIRST-EVER FAN FEST

 

 

 

 

 

 

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS
AND THE D LAS VEGAS WELCOME MORE THAN 10,000 FANS FOR FIRST-EVER FAN FEST

 

Hockey fans took over Fremont Street Experience for an
action-packed celebration of Vegas Golden Knights Inaugural Season

 

More than 10,000 hockey fans stormed the D Las Vegas in Fremont Street Experience to attend the first-ever Vegas Golden Knights Fan Fest celebration on Sunday, January 14. The electrifying event was held as part of the team’s exclusive downtown partnership with the D Las Vegas, and offered hockey buffs the chance to see get up close and personal with their favorite players.

 

Credit: Tom Donoghue Photography

 

Vegas Golden Knights players were joined by Chairman and CEO Bill Foley, Head Coach Gerard Gallant, and Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz as the group walked the red carpet, signed autographs and took photos with excited supporters. the D Las Vegas’ CEO Derek Stevens welcomed guests as the festivities commenced in front of the Third Street Stage. In a daring display, the team’s mascot, Chance, flew high above the crowd on the SlotZilla Zipline while excited spectators watched from below.

 

Addressing the crowd, Foley credited the team’s success to their loyal and growing fan base.

 

“This is so impressive,” Foley said. “The team feeds off all of you just as the town feeds off the team. I’m so proud of the team, and I’m so proud of Las Vegas for supporting this great franchise.”

 

The public party was hosted by the team’s play-by-play and color broadcasters on AT&T SportsNet, Dave Goucher and Shane Hnidy, who introduced the 2018 lineup as each player took the stage and tossed t-shirts as fans cheered. The event included appearances from the entire team, including: Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Ryan Carpenter, William Carrier, Cody Eakin, Erik Haula, William Karlsson, Brendan Leipsic, Oscar Lindberg, Jonathan Marchessault, James Neal, Tomas Nosek, David Perron, Reilly Smith, Alex Tuch, Deryk Engelland, Brad Hunt, Brayden McNabb, Jon Merrill, Colin Miller, Luca Sbisa, Nate Schmidt, Reid Duke, Shea Theodore, Oscar Dansk, Marc-Andre Fleury and Malcolm Subban.

 

Keeping the energy high through the event, the VGK promo team and ice crew passed out special league memorabilia to lucky fans in the audience. A large, inflatable team jersey stood near a truck where fans lined up to buy official gear and younger fans could play an inflatable shootout game.

 

 

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 FacebookTwitter, 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 five-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.

 

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Vegas Golden Knights to Host Fan Fest in Partnership with The D Las Vegas and Fremont Street Experience, Jan. 14

 

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS TO HOST FAN FEST
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE D LAS VEGAS
AND FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE, JAN. 14

 

The team and fans to take over Downtown Las Vegas at an
action-packed celebration for the Vegas Golden Knights inaugural season

 

As part of their exclusive downtown partnership with the D Las Vegas, the Vegas Golden Knights will transform Fremont Street Experience into a hockey extravaganza for the team’s first-ever Fan Fest on Sunday, January 14 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Open to the public, the mid-season rally will offer hockey buffs the chance to see their favorite players and celebrate the team’s great start to their inaugural season.

Fans will have the opportunity to interact with the team as they walk a red carpet under Fremont Street Experience’s Viva Vision. Additionally, they can meet the team’s mascot, Chance and try their hand at hockey with shooting cages. The red carpet will begin at Casino Center Blvd., with the main festivities taking place on 3rd Street Stage, located outside the D Las Vegas.

Other special guests will include 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. The team’s play-by-play and color broadcasters on AT&T SportsNet, Dave Goucher and Shane Hnidy, will emcee the event. Please note the list of attendees is subject to change.

the D Las Vegas is the official Downtown Las Vegas casino partner of the Vegas Golden Knights and hosts game-day viewing parties all season long at LONGBAR. Furthermore, the iconic Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and is home to the world’s largest single video screen, Viva Vision. It also boasts SlotZilla, a unique zipline attraction that launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform.

 

 

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 FacebookTwitter, 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.

Hank’s Fine Steaks and Martinis at Green Valley Ranch Resort to Host Wine Dinner Featuring Foley Family Wines on Oct. 29

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HANK’S FINE STEAKS AND MARTINIS AT GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT TO
HOST WINE DINNER FEATURING FOLEY FAMILY WINES ON OCT. 29

WHAT: Savor an unforgettable evening of food and wine as Hank’s Fine Steaks and Martinis at Green Valley Ranch Resort hosts a special wine dinner featuring Foley Family Wines, a vineyard located in the prestigious Santa Rita Hill’s appellation.  On Thursday, Oct. 29, guests will be treated to a five-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Luigi Iannuario, all expertly paired with crisp wines from the Foley Family winery.  This fall wine affair is priced at $125 (excluding tax and gratuity) per person and will feature the following pairings:

Appetizer
au crudo, preserved lemon, serrano infused oil
Chalk Hill 2013 Viognier

Salad
endive, apples, feta, candied walnuts, dijonette
Chalk Hill 2013 Chardonnay

Middle Course
Hudson Valley foie gras torchon, apricot puree, toasted points
Roth 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Entrée
bison filet,
vanilla scented yam puree, bing cherry-madeira
gastrique, romanesco & chanterelle
Lancaster Estate 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert
dark chocolate mousse, chocolate almond financier,
praline cremeux, crunchy feuillitine
Chalk Hill Estate Vineyard Selection Botrytised Semillon 2006

WHO:  Foley Family Wines was established by Bill Foley in 1996 with the acquisition Lincourt Vineyards in California’s Santa Ynez Valley. Since then, Foley Family Wines has grown to become a major producer, marketer and distributor of highly-acclaimed, handmade wines from some of the world’s greatest vineyards. Every brand in the company’s portfolio is distinct and autonomous with its own identity, style, techniques and personnel. Foley Family Wines owns the following properties: Foley Estates (Santa Rita Hills, CA), Lincourt Vineyards (Solvang, CA), Merus (Napa Valley, CA), Foley Johnson (Napa Valley, CA), Kuleto (Napa Valley, CA), Chalk Hill (Sonoma County, CA), Sebastiani (Sonoma County, CA), Lancaster Estate (Sonoma County, CA), Roth Estate (Sonoma County,  CA), The Four Graces (Dundee, OR), Three Rivers Winery (Walla Walla, WA), Firestone Vineyard (Santa Ynez Valley, CA), Eos (Paso Robles, CA), Vavasour (Marlborough, New Zealand), Clifford Bay (Marlborough, New Zealand), and Te Kairanga (Martinborough, NZ).

WHEN: 
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at 6 p.m.

WHERE:
Hank’s Fine Steaks and Martinis
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89052

RSVP: For reservations please call (702) 617-6800 or email Jennifer Mangahas at Jennifer.Mangahas@stationcasinos.com. For more information about Hank’s Fine Steaks and Martinis, please visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com.

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About Green Valley Ranch
The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Green Valley Ranch Resort offers an array of luxury amenities and an elevated level of service for locals and tourists alike. Green Valley Ranch Resort boasts nearly 500 guest rooms and suites; an award-winning 30,000-square-foot spa; an eight-acre backyard pool area; a Regal Cinemas movie theater; a variety of restaurants and Food Court as well as a full array of gaming offerings including a race and sports book, poker room, slot and video poker machines, table games and a bingo room. The resort is located at 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Henderson, Nev. 89052. To learn more about Green Valley Ranch Resort, please call 702.617.7777<tel:702.617.7777> or visit www.greenvalleyranch.sclv.com<http://www.greenvalleyranch.sclv.com>, facebook.com/greenvalleyranch<http://facebook.com/greenvalleyranch> or twitter.com/gvrcasino<http://twitter.com/gvrcasino>.