Tag Archives: Las Vegas

A Journey Through Saw Escape Room in Las Vegas

Today, we give a taste of the Saw Escape Room in Las Vegas from one of our most loyal TPU readers. Al D’Alfonso recently took a trip to Las Vegas and got to experience this one-of-a-kind escape room just off the Vegas strip. Is it an escape room? Immersive theater? Ultra-themed experience? I’ll let Al

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Kind Heaven – New Immersive Project in Las Vegas Combining Immersive Theater, Hollywood Artistry and Loads of Technology

A new form of immersive theater is headed to Las Vegas in a big way. What may be the largest budget for a new immersive-style project, “Kind Heaven” is a $100 million investment at The Linq promenade right on the Vegas strip. To my knowledge, this is the biggest immersive theater project to date and is

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World’s First Official “Saw” Movie Escape Room to Open in Las Vegas

No matter how many times I bring up escape rooms, I keep hearing the same thing. “You know what would be really cool? If they have a “Saw” Escape Room based on the movie and you have to escape Jigsaw’s traps!” Well, friends, it looks like your prayers have been answered. Opening in late January

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Twilight Zone Miniature Golf Opens at Bally’s in Las Vegas

You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas… you’ve just crossed over into… the Twilight Zone Miniature Golf course. A new miniature golf course experience opened in December 2017 at Bally’s Resort and Casino along the Las Vegas strip! Theme Park University got a first look at this one-of-a-kind Twilight Zone

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Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Opens in Las Vegas

Marvel is literally everywhere these days. In Las Vegas, a new attraction known as Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N opened in front of the Treasure Island (or TI as they call it) Hotel and Casino that recently opened where the former Sirens pirate ship show once stood. Thanks to our friends over at the Extended Queue podcast, we have

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Freakling Brothers Adds Coven of 13 to Las Vegas Haunted House Lineup

I have written about dozens of haunts over the years here at Theme Park University, but by far the one that gets the most buzz, clicks, and shares is anytime I talk about the Freakling Brothers in Las Vegas, Nevada. Even if you aren’t a horror fan, people seem to be fascinated by the fact

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Russ Mckamey Interview – Owner of Mckamey Manor – Theme Park University Radio

Last year when I talked to Russ Mckamey, his home haunt in San Diego, California was just starting to gain international press. Mckamey Manor is known as the most extreme haunted house in the world and with good reason. This haunt, which charges no money (he only asks for some dog food for a Greyhound

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Le Reve Adds Multimillion Dollar New Scene To Show At The Wynn Las Vegas

As many readers know, my favorite spectacle show in the entire world is Le Reve at the Wynn in Las Vegas. It’s absolutely breath taking from start to finish and it has to be seen to be believed. One of the reasons I love the show so much is it’s constantly evolving. Every time I

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An Inside Look At Fright Dome With Jason Egan

Halloween is a special time in Las Vegas.  The city embraces the season with a furious passion.  Haunted attractions pop up all over town including Asylum, the new Project X, and the infamous Freakling Brothers Trilogy of Terror.  Arguably, the centerpiece of Halloween in Las Vegas lies in an unlikely location: the classic Las Vegas

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Hershey’s Chocolate World Opens on The Las Vegas Strip

Today marked the opening of Hershey’s Chocolate World at the New York New York Hotel on the famous Las Vegas Strip. In true Las Vegas fashion, the opening celebration included showgirls who were joined by former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodwin. Goodwin was joined by leaders from the Hershey Company, along with characters like Hershey,

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