Break out your Members Only jacket and valet the Delorean. The Stratosphere is taking Vegas back to the ’80s.
The hotel-casino announced it will host a “Totally ’80s Weekend Party” Sept. 13 and 14 in honor of the decade that brought you shoulder pads and phrases like “totally rad.”
Expect a resort-wide time warp, as employees and guests will be decked out in '80s apparel and the tunes of artists such as Cyndi Lauper and Tears for Fears will play throughout the property.
The inspiration behind the Stratosphere’s blast from the past? Nostalgia.
“Many of us have fond memories from the '80s,” said General Manager Paul Hobson. “The decade evokes great music, movies and celebrities...It’s the soundtrack from a fun and enjoyable time in our lives.”
Festivities will include free screenings of period movies such as “Ghostbusters” and “Back to the Future,” movie trivia with '80s memorabilia prizes and karaoke.
You can even recall classically cheesy drink commercials of the era with beverage specials such as Seagram’s wine coolers, Amaretto sours, fuzzy navels and Jagermeister shots — all for the '80s-friendly price of $3.
Other events include a Madonna concert ticket giveaway and gaming tournaments.
Details from the Casino site:
Join us for a Madonna Ticket Giveaway, Slot Tournaments and Blackjack. Collapse Details Put on your Parachute Pants, leg warmers and shoulder pads – The 80’s are back, baby!
Madonna Concert Ticket Giveaway. Play any time from 3am, Friday, September 14 through 9pm Saturday, September 15 when every 50 base points earns one drawing ticket. Swipe your card at the ace | PLAY Centerto exchange for drawing tickets. Drawing will be held at 10pm on September 15.
1 st Prize: Madonna Concert Ticket 2 nd through 10 th Prizes: 80’s Memorabilia
Daily Slot Tournament. It’s the “ Radical 80’s” all over. Every ace | PLAYTM member receives one FREE entry,and earns two more entries for 300 base points. Top 10 win.
1 st Place: $700 Cash 2 nd and 3 rd Place: $500 Cash 4 th and 5th Place: $300 Free Slot Play 6 th and 7th Place: $200 Free Slot Play 8 th -10 th: $100 Place Free Slot Play
Blackjack Tournament – $15 entry fee. “May The Cards Be With You” as the top 30 (plus six wild cards) advance to the semi-finals.Finals consist of the winner from each semi- final table and one wild card.
1 st Place: $1,000 2 nd and 3 rd Place: $500 4 th and 5th Place: $300 6 th and 7th Place : $200
Pity The Fool Who Misses: 80’s Movie Viewing in the Theater, 1pm to 3pm Movie Rewind Trivia with 80’s Memorabilia prizes 3pm to 4pm. Lookalike Contest in Images Lounge 6pm daily Karaoke in Images Lounge 7pm to 10pm
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