FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rock ’n Roll all night and party every day, seven days a week (sometimes eight)
at Las Vegas’ newest attraction
Las Vegas, Nev. – Las Vegas it’s time to shout it out loud – KISS® By Monster Mini Golf®, a unique rock ‘n roll themed amusement attraction based around the world-renowned band KISS, is now open at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Guests can now rock n’ roll all night and party every day at Las Vegas’ newest attraction seven days a week (sometimes eight) from 10 a.m. – midnight.
“Our new KISS By Monster Mini Golf location has allowed us to truly turn the volume up to 11 as we have created the most unique rock ‘n roll themed attraction right in the heart of Vegas Rock City,” Christina Vitagliano, CEO/Founder of Monster Mini Golf® and KISS By Monster Mini Golf. “We’re excited to showcase to the world a venue that let’s people celebrate their love for rock ‘n roll with an expanded and newly designed state-of-the-art rockin’ 18-hole mini golf course, new LOVE IT LOUD Wedding Chapel, plus the largest public display of KISS memorabilia in the world.”
The new KISS By Monster Mini Golf location replaces the original location, which closed in February 2016 to make way for the expanded space and rock ‘n roll environment located inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. KISS By Monster Mini Golf is now a 14,000 square-foot “KISS themed” attraction that showcases an indoor glow-in-the-dark custom-designed, rockin’ 18-hole miniature golf course filled with artistic KISStory, state-of-the-art video &, and never-seen-before KISS props. The venue also features arcade games; a special event room for birthdays, corporate bookings, etc.; a colossal sized KISS and rock ‘n roll gift shop; KISS memorabilia on display; and a rock ‘n roll wedding chapel with themed wedding packages. In addition, a live DJ will rock the house, throughout the days and many “Crazy, Crazy Nights” with continuous KISS music, trivia, contests and prizes creating a place embraced by locals, tourists, and rockers of all ages.
A highlight of this KISS themed attraction will be the KISS Museum, the largest public display of museum-quality KISS memorabilia located throughout the attraction, available to tour for free. Hundreds of pieces will be on display including: Paul Stanley & Gene Simmons stage used gear, Drummer, Eric Carr’s Porsche that was gifted to him by Paul Stanley & Gene Simmons upon signing on with KISS; Original KISS Drummer Peter Criss’ Spirit of ’76 Tour stage used drum stool; every KISS Album since inception signed by all band members; original ‘70s KISS Pinball Machine and actual band member guitars, personal belongings of Bill Aucoin’s, Bruce Kulick’s and more.
LOVE IT LOUD Rock & Roll Wedding Chapel
Couples seeking to kick-start their happily ever after can now celebrate a crazy little thing called love at the LOVE IT LOUD Rock & Roll Wedding Chapel. The rock & roll concert wedding venue sets the stage for weddings, vow renewals and commitment ceremonies complete with a heart shaped truss and Marshall amps. Themed packages are available beginning at less than $500 and will include options such as: the chapel ceremony, minister, professional photographer & photo prints of the wedding, live webcast, DVD of ceremony, lanyards & laminates for the couple, and a wedding chapel certificate. Additionally, wedding dress/tux rentals with special costumes, cakes, flowers and commemorative items are also available.
KISS By Monster Mini Golf is located in the Masquerade Village with convenient self-parking in the Masquerade Parking Garage. There is no fee to enter the venue. Cost to play 18 holes of mini-golf is $11.95 per person. Locals with Nevada ID can play for $9.95. Birthday, corporate and wedding packages are available. For more information visit www.monsterminigolf.com/kiss <http://www.monsterminigolf.com/kiss> .
About Monster Mini Golf®
Monster Mini Golf is the leader in cutting-edge indoor glow-in-the-dark Monster themed entertainment centers. Founded in 2004, the company boasts 30 (and counting) 18-hole miniature golf courses across the USA and Canada. Each custom-designed course also features an arcade game area, private event rooms, an in-house DJ, and fantastic entertainment for the whole family. www.monsterminigolf.com <http://www.monsterminigolf.com>
As America’s #1 Gold Record Award winning group of all time, and that’s in every category, KISS can easily be named one of rock’s most influential bands. The Rock N Roll Hall of Famers have released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Honored by their peers, KISS received the illustrious ASCAP Founders Award in 2015.
Over 40 years of record-breaking global tours have brought KISS to their fans. They kicked off their recent world tour with 5 headlining shows in Japan and a #1 single in 2014 “Samurai Son” with pop group, Momoiro Clover Z. Their 40th Anniversary World tour also rocked North America, South America and Australia. Additionally, once a year the “KISS Army” becomes the “KISS Navy” as fans from across the globe board the KISS Kruise (2016 year will mark their 6th voyage).
KISS teamed up with Warner Brothers in 2014 to create the well-received original movie ScoobyDoo and KISS: Rock And Roll Mystery. Other high-profile appearances have included the Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics, Rockin’ The Corps concert, a FOX alliance with KISS appearing in multiple episodes of Family Guy, plus two special guest performances on American Idol finales.
KISS has been featured in major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos, Google Play, Hello Kitty— even appearing in a Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. This year represents the 3rd season of the LA KISS Arena Football League team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles. KISS founding band members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have also entered the culinary world by opening a string of successful restaurants aptly named Rock & Brews.
KISS is dedicated to numerous Veterans Organizations including: The Wounded Warriors Project, The USO, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Hire A Hero” program, The Legacy Organization in Australia, Help For Heroes United Kingdom and The Dr. Pepper Snapple Groups Wounded Warriors Support Foundations. For more information, visit www.KissOnline.com <http://www.KissOnline.com>
About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms – including the Samba suites <http://www.riolasvegas.com/hotel.html> and the luxurious Palazzo Villas <https://www.caesars.com/anthology-suites/rio> with a private entrance – the property overlooks the Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. A variety of entertainment options at the resort include headliners Penn & Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the award-winning musical ROCK OF AGES. Additionally, Rio Las Vegas is home to family-friendly attractions such as the VooDoo Zip Line <http://voodoozipline.com/> , an adrenaline-rushing thrill ride that offers a 360-degree panorama of the famous Strip from 490 feet above the ground, as well as KISS by Monster Mini Golf (opening May 2016). The off-Strip resort features a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including the new Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho, VooDoo Steak, Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, Hash House A Go Go, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar, VooDoo Beach and VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub, which offers panoramic views of The Strip. Just a short drive from Rio Las Vegas, Rio Secco Golf Club – recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World” – is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit riolasvegas.com <http://www.riolasvegas.com/> . Find Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/riovegas> and follow on Twitter <http://www.twitter.com/riovegas> and Instagram <https://www.instagram.com/riovegas/?hl=en> .