The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod Announces Listings **July 2019**
Located on Las Vegas Boulevard just north of Sahara Avenue, The STRAT Hotel, Casino and 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 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; and thrilling attractions and rides including: SkyJump, Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. The STRAT offers 2,427 guest rooms and suites, as well as an 80,000-square-foot casino floor.
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SkyPod Thrill Rides
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
- Two ride tickets: $30
- Three ride tickets: $35
- Unlimited Ride Pass: $39.95
- More information is available here.
- Independence Day Thrill Ride Pricing – Thursday, July 4 – Sunday, July 7:
- One-day unlimited ride passes for X-Scream, Insanity and Big Shot, all located at the top of the SkyPod, will be priced at $44.95 from Thursday, July 4 to Sunday, July 7.
- Ticket Pricing* for SkyJump:
- One jump: $119.99
- Wrist video package: $129.99
- One jump, plus one ride and photo: $130.82 + $4 handling fee
- Photo package, includes wrist video and photographs: $152.47 + $4 handling fee
- 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 is a heart-pounding, open-air leap from 829 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.
A unique fixture in the Vegas skyline, the 1,149-foot-tall resort tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States and voted “Best Place to View the City” by Las Vegas Review-Journal readers, year after year. Enjoy expansive views of the city from indoor and outdoor observation decks. Guests may also experience award-winning cuisine, bar and lounge areas and thrill rides from observation decks. More information is available here.
- Independence Day SkyPod Pricing – Thursday, July 4:
- One-day admission to the SkyPod’s Observation Deck, located 1,149 feet above ground level, will be priced at $25 on Thursday, July 4.
The Tower Shops at The STRAT offer shoppers 30 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.
Daily from 4 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Located on the 107th floor of tower, 107 SkyLounge is an ideal spot for guests to enjoy signature cocktails prepared by award-winning bartenders and appetizers from Top of the World. 107 SkyLounge features unique and 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.
DAY AND NIGHTLIFE
RADIUS° Rooftop Pool & Wet Lounge
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
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 and Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday – Sunday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Celestia, an all-new, one-of-a-kind immersive production experience, will debut at The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod. Produced by Intrigue Shows, this tour de force of acrobatics, technology, artistry and imagination will perform 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 that brings the journey of our 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 is perfect for both Las Vegas locals and those visiting from around the world. Tickets are available for purchase online. For groups of 10 or more, please call (702) 785-5394 or (866) 633-0195 toll free or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets range in price from $29 – $89. Additional service fees apply. 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:
Wednesday – Monday 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. More information is available here.
- National Comics
Nightly from 8 – 10 p.m.
L.A. Comedy Club was the first comedy club to bring breakout comics such as Aziz Ansari, Felipe Esparsa, and Loni Love to Las Vegas. Each week features a different live comedy event where national headlining comedians can stretch their comedic wings to provide the audience with a unique experience.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Groups hosting their event at The STRAT Hotel, Casino and 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 unique spaces like those in the tower with natural light; the observation deck, overlooking Las Vegas’ lights; rooftop poolside; 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.
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, 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.
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.
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 players club card will receive a buffet voucher. The voucher can be printed at any kiosk once the points have been accumulated.
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 by James Trees serves reimagined panini sandwiches and cookies created by one of Las Vegas’ top chefs. Surrounded by stunning views, 108 Eats is located on Level 108 of the SkyPod. More information is available here.
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse
Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Friday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – Midnight; Sunday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.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.
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.
About The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod:
The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full rebrand that embodies the revolution 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 fully 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 Level 106; SkyLounge, located on Level 107; the Observation Deck and 108 Eats by James Trees, located on Level 108; and thrill rides and attractions, located at the top of the SkyPod, including: SkyJump, Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The main floor has recently introduced BLVD & MAIN Taphouse, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; and the William Hill Sports Book. 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. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.StratRising.com or by calling 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937). 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 and SkyPod, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder in Las Vegas; Aquarius Casino Resort, Colorado Belle Casino Resort and Edgewater 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 more than 60 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 as a whole operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. More information is available on the company’s website: http://www.goldenent.com/.