The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Announces
February 2020 Listings and Events
Located on Las Vegas Boulevard just north of Sahara Avenue, The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod is the gateway from the North Strip to downtown Las Vegas. The 1,149-foot STRAT tower, the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, is home to the SkyPod, which includes the acclaimed Top of the World restaurant, famous for its revolving dining room and acclaimed cuisine; the highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the newly remodeled Observation Deck; thrilling attractions and rides including: SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity; a wedding chapel; and meeting rooms. The STRAT offers 2,427 guest rooms and suites, as well as an 80,000-square-foot casino floor.
CASINO & PLAYER PROMOTIONS
The STRAT recently introduced the first phase of the casino remodel, which spans 10,371 square feet and includes a new table games area with 22 tables, the new Link Slot Lounge, and a new slots area with 236 machines. Showcasing design inspired by the sky, sun, stars and moon with tones of blue and amber, along with the same sky blue that is used in the property’s new logo, the casino will be completely remodeled by the end of the year and will offer 750 machines and 44 tables. The new table games area offers craps, crapless craps, roulette, double deck blackjack, blackjack, pai gow poker, heads up hold ‘em poker, three-card poker, high card flush poker and single deck blackjack. The new Link Slot Lounge, named for Aristocrat’s popular Link series, showcases 44 games from Aristocrat’s most entertaining and successful titles.
New Member Buffet
- All new TRUE Rewards members that earn 300 points within the first 24 hours of membership will receive one buffet voucher. Members that earn 600 points within the first 24 hours of membership will receive a second buffet voucher. The promotion is valid for new members now through December 2020.
The tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States at 1,149 feet tall and voted “Best Place to View the City” by Las Vegas Review-Journal readers is the Observation Deck. Located atop the resort tower on the 108th floor in the SkyPod, the newly remodeled Observation Deck offers expansive views of the city from indoor and outdoor observation decks. The Observation Deck offers elevated drinks and bites at 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, as well as a retail shop, access to all thrill rides and SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW. More information is available here.
Sunday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
- Ticket Pricing* for Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream, includes SkyPod access:
- One ride ticket: $25 + $4 handling fee
- Two ride tickets: $30 + $4 handling fee
- Three ride tickets: $35 + $4 handling fee
- Unlimited Ride Pass: $39.95 + $4 handling fee
- More information is available here.
- Ticket Pricing* for SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW:
- One jump: $129.99
- Wrist video package: $168.99
- One jump, plus wrist cam video, digital photos and print photo: $173.99
- Reduced pricing is also available for The STRAT’s hotel guests and locals.
- More information is available here.
*Reduced pricing may be available for locals and hotel guests of The STRAT.
- Big Shot
Strap into the Big Shot and prepare to be shot 160 feet in the air at 45 miles per hour, as guests overlook the majestic Las Vegas Valley. In a matter of seconds, the Big Shot thrill ride catapults 16 riders from the 921-foot high platform up the tower’s mast to a height of 1,081 feet and down again. Riders must be at least 48 inches tall to ride Big Shot. Riders under the age of 15 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Insanity features a massive mechanical arm extending out 64 feet over the edge of The STRAT tower and stands at a height of over 900 feet. This thrill ride spins passengers in the open air at speeds of up to three ‘G’s. Riders are propelled up to an angle of 70 degrees then rewarded with a breathtaking view of historic downtown Las Vegas. Riders must be at least 48 inches tall to ride Insanity. Riders under the age of 15 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Hovering 866 feet above the ground, X-Scream’s space-age, yet simplistic, design resembles a massive teeter-totter or rollercoaster unlike anything seen before. X-Scream propels riders headfirst, 27 feet over the edge of the The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. After being shot over the edge, guests are dangled weightlessly above the Las Vegas Strip before being pulled back and propelled over again for more fun. Riders must be at least 48 inches tall to ride X-Scream. Riders under the age of 15 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
- SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW
SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW is a heart-pounding, open-air leap from 855 feet above the neon Strip, holding a Guinness World Record as the highest commercial decelerator descent facility. Day or night, guests can zoom toward the landing pad at speeds topping 40 mph. Jumpers must be 14 years of age or older and 52 inches or taller. Jumpers between 14 – 17 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must sign an authorization waiver. Maximum weight allowed is 265 pounds.
The Tower Shops at The STRAT offer shoppers unique stores including clothing, novelties, an arcade and food and beverage outlets. Retailers offer Las Vegas-themed gifts, clothing, jewelry and more. More information is available here.
Top of The World
Lunch: Daily from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Dinner: Daily from 4 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Located more than 800 feet above Las Vegas in the SkyPod, the award-winning Top of the World Restaurant offers an American menu of steaks and seafood complemented by fresh, seasonal ingredients served in an elegant atmosphere with panoramic views of the city as the restaurant revolves 360 degrees every 80 minutes. Top of the World has been awarded 2017’s Best of Las Vegas Gold Award for “Best Fine Dining,” “Best View,” “Best Power Lunch,” “Best Date Night Spot,” and “Best Romantic Spot,” as well as the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 21 consecutive years. Reservations are suggested. More information is available here or by calling 702.380.7711.
- Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14
- Top of the World will offer a four-course meal including Panzanella crostini, the choice of a baby gem wedge salad or roasted corn soup, the choice of roasted branzino or truffle crusted filet and a dark chocolate tart for dessert, priced at $120. Reservations are available now by calling 702.380.7711
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse
Sunday – Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday – Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
The 6,000+-square-foot BLVD & MAIN combines craft beer and elevated pub cuisine with a lively scene, complete with comfortable seating to settle in and catch any game or sporting event. More information is available here.
- Big Game – Sunday, Feb. 2.
- BLVD & MAIN Taphouse will celebrate the Big Game with a viewing party and an all-you-can-eat tailgate-buffet with bottomless draft beer and cocktails starting at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2. Food and beverage packages for The STRAT’s Big Game viewing party start at $70 plus taxes and fees and may be purchased here.
- Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14
- BLVD & MAIN Taphouse will offer a three-course meal including a mixed greens salad with berries, the choice of pan seared scallops or grilled flat iron steak and a chocolate pot de crème for dessert, priced at $35. Reservations are available now by calling 702.380.7711
Open Daily 24 hours
The new 24-hour STRAT Café serves elevated comfort cuisine and wok dishes, including lemon poppy seed pancakes, cornflake-crusted French toast stuffed with peanut butter and mixed berry compote; seven-layer lasagna made with Bolognese, tomato-basil, parmesan and a white wine sauce; and Hunan-style orange chicken. The contemporary atmosphere honors the nearby Las Vegas Arts District with works by local artists. Takeout is available 24/7. More information is available here.
Sunday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 1 a.m.; Friday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
108 Eats serves reimagined panini sandwiches, cookies, ice cream and popcorn. Surrounded by stunning views, 108 Eats is located on Level 108 of the SkyPod. More information is available here.
McCall’s Heartland Grill
Wednesday – Sunday from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Contemporary, yet comfortable, McCall’s features an array of steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches and specialty items, as well as a refined wine list, bourbons from the American whiskey trail, signature cocktails and several craft beers on tap. With menu offerings designed specifically for people looking to enjoy a nice, yet affordable meal, McCall’s caters to individuals looking for a taste of home. Reservations are suggested. More information is available here or by calling 702-383-4860.
- Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14
- McCall’s Heartland Grill will offer a four-course meal including a salmon crostini, kale salad, surf and turf served with an 8-ounce filet mignon and seared driver scallops and a molten chocolate cake for dessert, priced at $65. Reservations are available now by calling 702.380.7711
Brunch: Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs and Champagne Brunch: Saturday and Sunday – 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; All-You-Can-Eat NY Steak and Peal & Eat Shrimp Dinner: Daily from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Featuring American comfort food, Southwestern specialties, and Pan-Asian delicacies, Crafted Buffet includes a wide variety of dining options including a carving station, a deli display, omelets made-to-order and freshly baked desserts. Brunch is priced at $17.99 for adults and $9.99 for children; Champagne Brunch is priced at $23.99 for adults and $12.99 for children; and Dinner is priced at $23.99 for adults and $12.99 for children. More information is available here or by calling 702-380-5795.
- New Member Buffet – Extended by popular demand, the new member buffet is now open through the end of the year. This promotion is only available to new players club members. Players who earn 300 and 600 points in the first 24 hours of getting a True Rewards card will receive a buffet voucher. The voucher can be printed at any kiosk once the points have been accumulated.
Fire Café and Bar
Open daily, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Seasonal and weather permitting.
Located poolside on the 8th floor of The STRAT, Fire Café and Bar serves a menu of American, Baja and Pan-Asian choices, in addition to sandwiches, lighter fare and cocktails served alfresco with stunning views of the Las Vegas Valley.
Open Sunday – Thursday from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – midnight. Nunzio’s offers an extensive menu of pizza by the slice or as a whole, for dine-in or to-go. Pies may be made to order with a variety of meats, cheeses and veggies, as well as hot and cold deli sandwiches, fresh salads and appetizers.
Open 24 hours, daily.
The STRAT offers a remodeled Starbucks serving its signature roasts, blended drinks, grab-and-go snacks and fresh pastries. More information is available at here.
Daily from 4 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Located on the 107th floor of tower, 107 SkyLounge is an intimate retreat for signature cocktails prepared by award-winning bartenders and appetizers from Top of the World. 107 SkyLounge features spectacular 360° panoramic views of the Las Vegas skyline. All guests must be 21 years or older. More information is available here.
- Happy Hour: Daily, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
- Late Night DJs: – Thursday – Saturday from 11 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Sunday – Thursday from 11 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
By day or night, 108 Drinks offers the best views of the famed Las Vegas Strip and beyond. Sip a cocktail at 108 Drinks, where they’ll serve up your favorite libation along with amazing views of the city.
Open 24 hours, daily.
The new 3,000+-square-foot View Lounge offers craft cocktails and small bites, introducing a stylish new hotel bar offering to The STRAT. View Lounge overlooks the new William Hill Sports Book and offers convenient access for betting, as well as HDTVs throughout the bar to catch the latest game. All guests must be 21 years or older. More information is available here.
- Big Game – Sunday, Feb. 2.
- View Lounge will celebrate the Big Game with a viewing party and an all-you-can-eat tailgate-buffet with bottomless draft beer and cocktails starting at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2. Food and beverage packages for The STRAT’s Big Game viewing party start at $70 plus taxes and fees and may be purchased here.
Open 24 hours, daily.
The new REMIX Lounge, located on the main casino floor at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, serves up signature cocktails, as well as hosts live music with bands performing 80s and 90s favorites every weekend. The REMIX stage showcases high-energy bands from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Friday and Saturday night.
- February music line-up:
- Friday, Feb. 7 – Saturday, Feb. 8: Remedy from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
- Friday, Feb. 14 – Saturday Feb. 15: Empire Records from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
- Friday, Feb. 21– Saturday, Feb. 22: Front Page from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
- Friday, Feb. 28 – Saturday, Feb. 29: Envy from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
RADIUS° Rooftop Pool & Wet Lounge **CLOSED FOR THE SEASON**
Daily from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Located on the 24th floor of The STRAT, RADIUS, a European-style pool with a ‘no top’ option, provides guests panoramic views of the Las Vegas Valley and iconic skyline. Admission is $14 for non-hotel guests and complimentary for hotel guests. All guests must be 21 years or older. More information is available here.
- Sunset Happy Hour: Daily, from 6 – 11 p.m.
Elation Pool Café and Bar **CLOSED FOR THE SEASON**
Daily from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Located on the 8th floor, Elation offers three oversized spas, chaise lounges, music, elevated poolside fare, signature cocktails and stunning views. Minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $10 for non-hotel guests of all ages and complimentary for hotel guests. More information is available here.
Nightly at 7 p.m.
A tribute show highlighting the talent of the legendary Michael Jackson, this high-energy show, backed by a live band and dancers, features various No. 1 hits including: “Bad,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” “Dangerous,” “Smooth Criminal,” “Black & White,” “Thriller,” “Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough,” and more. Tickets to the show start at $57.50 plus tax and handling. A discount of 25% off a ticket is available to guests staying at The STRAT. More information is available here.
Wednesday – Sunday at 7 p.m.; Saturday from 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod recently debuted Celestia, an all-new, one-of-a-kind immersive production experience. Produced by Intrigue Shows, this tour de force of acrobatics, technology, artistry and imagination performs eight shows a week in a unique 30,000-square-foot, never-before-seen theatrical tent located along the Las Vegas Strip. Set within a celestial world, Celestia brings the journey of the protagonists to life through elite acrobatics and dance, aerial feats, live music, state-of-the-art technology and overwhelming imagination. Celestia showcases a talented troupe of more than two dozen multicultural performers to create an eye-popping, immersive experience. From mind-blowing contortion to the Wheel of Death act, Celestia’s world-class performers include favorites from NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” including Sergey and Sasha, the hand and head balancing father-daughter duo featured on seasons 10 and 13, as well as the Sandou Trio Russian Bar, who appeared on seasons 3 and 11 and were also featured in the hit film, “The Greatest Showman.” Suitable for audiences of all ages, the 70-minute show appeals to audiences from around the world. Tickets, ranging in price from $29 – $99, are available for purchase online. Additional service fees apply. Tickets for groups of 10 or more are available by calling (702) 785-5394, toll free at (866) 633-0195 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available here.
L.A. Comedy Club
The L.A. Comedy Club of Las Vegas has been serving Vegas locals and tourists alike since 2007. Housed in The STRAT’s 160-seat Dragon Room, L.A. Comedy Club has won several awards and earned the reputation of being “the younger rebel brother of Improv,” by Casino Player Magazine. Casino Player Magazine named L.A. Comedy Club as Best of Las Vegas 2016. General admission is priced at $39.95 plus tax and a service fee; VIP admission is priced at $59.95 plus tax and a service fee; and VIP plus admission is priced at $79.95 plus tax and a service fee. More information is available here.
- Redneck Comedy Magic of James Michael:
Monday – Sunday at 6 p.m.
Magician and comedian, James Michael, is known for his mastery of the unknown and sleight of hand, performing on TV, cruise ships, corporate birthday parties, restaurants and more.
- Butch Bradley
Friday – Tuesday at 10 p.m.
Butch Bradley is an energetic young comedian who hails from Atlantic City. With his constant manic energy, Butch Bradley doesn’t just warm-up an audience he sets them on fire. Butch started his comedy career as a founding member of the Boston Improv troupe The ID, headlining at the national improv festival in Minneapolis. Bradley’s dynamic upbeat humor and fast witted improv make him popular and keep his audience howling for more. Additionally, Butch has appeared on numerous television programs including “The Martin Short Show,” “VH1’s The List,” “The Jamie Kennedy Experiment,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “HBO,” and “Comedy Central.” Butch can be seen in the documentary film “Open Mic” starring Richard Jeni, Dave Chappelle, Tony Rock, and Shawn Wayans. Most recently, Butch performed on the USO Tour in Afghanistan and Iraq supporting our troops.
- The Marsha Warfield Experience
Wednesday – Thursday at 10 p.m.
Marsha Warfield is best known for her 1986–92 role of the tough, no-nonsense bailiff Roz Russell on the NBC sitcom, “Night Court.” She also starred in the sitcom “Empty Nest” as Dr. Maxine Douglas and as a performer on “The Richard Pryor Show.” She has appeared on shows like “Soul Train,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” “The Tonight Show,” and even had a talk show of her own, “The Marsha Warfield Show.” She has opened for acts like Esther Phillips, George Duke, Teddy Pendergrass, The O’Jays and George Carlin; has been nominated for NAACP Image and Soul Train Awards; and was featured in the Gladys Knight video, “Men.” Her guest appearances include “Cybill,” “The John Larroquette Show,” “Veronica’s Closet,” “Moesha,” “Living Single, “In Living Color,” “Smart Guy,” “Clueless,” “Cheers,” “Saved By The Bell,” and more.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Groups hosting their event at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod will benefit from 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, complimentary parking for all attendees, and a designated convention service/catering manager. Whether looking for a space for a luncheon and meetings, or dinner and dancing, the variety of meeting options can accommodate groups up to 20,000 in distinctive spaces, including the SkyPod’s private rooms or newly remodeled Observation Deck with views of the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding mountains, on the rooftop pool; and the Theater with state-of-the-art AV, lighting and staging.
Chapel in the Clouds
Named “Best Place to Tie the Knot Like a Tourist,” the Chapel in the Clouds is the only venue in Las Vegas located 800 feet high above the Las Vegas Valley. Two chapels are located on the 103rd floor of the tower offering traditional ceremonies with a view. Wedding options include both indoor and outdoor weddings on levels 108 and 109, private balcony weddings with a view on level 112, and thrill ride weddings. Vow renewals, commitment and LGBTQ ceremonies are also available. More information is available here.
ABOUT The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod:
Voted #2 in USA Today’s “Best Las Vegas Casino 2019” category of the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360 degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; 107 SkyLounge, located on the 107th floor, the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including: Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has recently introduced BLVD & MAIN Taphouse, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, the 21-and-over Radius Pool, located on the rooftop of the 25th floor, open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café, open daily for all ages from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. A variety of shops and entertainment include MJ LIVE, a Michael Jackson tribute show; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 130+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates Golden Gaming, PT’s Entertainment Group and Golden Route Operations. Golden Gaming’s assets include 10 resort-casinos, including The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder in Las Vegas; Aquarius Casino Resort, Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort and Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada.; Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Maryland; Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino & RV Park in Pahrump, Nevada. PT’s Entertainment Group is Nevada’s largest tavern operator with 66 taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. Golden Route Operations, one of the largest distributed gaming operations in the nation, operates more than 10,500 gaming devices in more than 1,000 locations across Nevada and Montana. The company operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. Golden Entertainment’s signature guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, offers players the opportunity to earn and spend rewards at 130+ locations. More information is available on the company’s website: http://www.goldenent.com/