Las Vegas’ Excalibur Hotel & Casino’s high-tech “Ultimate 4-D Experience” adds to its exciting family-friendly, blockbuster entertainment mix with the special showcase of “The Polar Express 4-D Experience” for the holidays, running Nov. 24-Jan. 2. Guests are invited on an extraordinary adventure to the North Pole this holiday season as the immersive nature of the 4-D Experience attraction is heightened by incorporating the latest technologies such as in-theater and in-seat effects from SimEx-Iwerks to create the optimum cinematic experience putting guests right in the middle of the action.
In addition, the Ultimate 4-D Experience will continue running the “San Andreas 4-D Experience,” starring The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, in a heart-racing, non-stop adventure that follows a rescue-chopper pilot on a dangerous journey to rescue his daughter after a massive earthquake in California; “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island–The 4-D Experience,” with an all-star cast in a one-of-a-kind adventure through an elusive island; and The LEGO Movie 4-D Experience,” an animated short for children where Emmet and his Master Builder friends find themselves entangled in an Evil Secret Plot led by scheming villain named Risky Business.
The Ultimate 4-D Experience is open daily from 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Each blockbuster 4-D Experience is approximately 15 minutes and shows run every 20 minutes in rotation. Guests can see one show for $9.99, two shows for $12.99 or three shows for $14.99. Tickets are available at the Excalibur box office and at the theater. The Ultimate 4-D Experience is located in the Excalibur’s popular Fun Dungeon and features a dynamic theme park quality queue experience complete with cinematic lighting and music to build excitement for each film.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (opening 2018). With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
At Excalibur Hotel & Casino, a myriad of entertainment, enjoyable food and comfortable accommodations make for an inviting atmosphere within the castle walls. Featuring the “Tournament of Kings” dinner show, the all-male revue “Thunder From Down Under” and the sounds of “The Australian Bee Gees,” the Excalibur also offers dozens of restaurants, shops, a pool complex, a wedding chapel and The Spa at Excalibur. Excalibur is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more info and reservations, call toll free at (800) 937-7777 or visit excalibur.com.
SimEx-Iwerks designs and builds cinematic attractions that feature blockbuster film content from the world’s best studios and producers.Now celebrating their 25th anniversary, they have built partnerships with over 200 institutions, parks and destinations to provide immersive experiences. These experiences incorporate innovative state-of-the-art technologies and special effects to complement storyline and provide the essential element of fun. SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment’s family-friendly attractions entertain more than 35 million guests annually, generating substantial additional revenue for their partners. For more info, visit simexiwerks.com.