There is no attraction like AREA15 anywhere else in the world which is why so many people are flocking to this site, where they are transported into an alternate universe right here on earth.
If you are going to be in Las Vegas, make sure to put AREA15 on your bucket list of places to see and things to do in Vegas.
What is Area15 in Las Vegas
AREA15 is an entertainment center that fully immerses visitors in a visually stimulating environment that brings the out-of-this-world psychedelic feel of music festivals and nightclubs into one place.
Described as a mash-up, AREA15 is a playground for grownups and kids alike where guests can wander through a volcano made of bamboo while adventuring through fantasy realms for thrill-seeking experiences.
Visitors enter the center through a lobby full of art installations, including a metal dragon that breathes fire, archways made of glass diamonds, and a giant robot that mixes the future with ancient Egypt. Inside the center are amazing restaurants with fine dining options, thrill rides, and amusement adventures for all ages.
AREA15 is FREE to enter however, guests must obtain a free entry pass to be allowed in unless they have tickets to special events, and activation, or tenant experience. Entry passes do not include admission to ticketed events such as experiences, rides, or events.
Guests will need one entry pass per group with all ages allowed until 10 pm and 21+ allowed only from 10 pm-1 am.
After 10 pm, when AREA15 becomes adults 21+ only each guest will need their own entry pass unless they also have tickets to an experience, event, or a reservation.
There is also a door fee after 10 pm of $15 paid at the door or $10 purchased online in advance.
If you are looking for discounted AREA15 tickets, the best way to save is by bundling.
When you mix or match two or more of the experiences at AREA15 guests can enjoy 20% off the purchase price on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. There are also special bundles available when temporary installations are making AREA15 their home.
Getting Area 15 Tickets
AREA15 ticket passes are called entry passes which are obtainable through the AREA15 website. Tickets to special events can be obtained the same way.
Visitors can also download the AREA15 app and reserve their entry passes, purchase tickets, and more.
Entry Passes and tickets are also available onsite; however, there is a limited capacity for the best experience, and tickets may not be available at the counter the day and time you arrive.
Things to Do at Area 15
AREA15 has plenty to do for the entire family, including:
- Interactive art exhibits
- Retail shopping
- Festival clothing shops
- AREA15 Souvenirs
- Flight simulators
- Haleys Comet Zipline
- MeowWolf Immersive Museum
- Dueling Axes
- A Virtual Reality Experience
- WinkWorld Funhouse
- Museum Fiasco
- Van Gogh the Immersive Experience
There are also amazing dining options at AREA15:
- The Beast Pop-Up Eatery
- Emack & Bolios Ice Creamery
- Oddwood Bar
- Rocket Fizz Candy
- Lost Spirits Distillery
- Emporium Arcade & Bar
AREA15 often hosts special exhibits and events that may change throughout the year, including guided painting experiences, Industry Mondays, music festivals, and special holiday events. AREA15 is especially known for its Halloween events, including the self-proclaimed world’s wildest Halloween party, Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball.
Special events and exhibits are not included in the entry pass to the AREA15, and tickets must be purchased separately online or at the venue.
There are also special after-hours on Saturday nights in The Portal, which lasts until 6 am the next morning.
Where is AREA15?
AREA15 is located just 2.5 miles outside of Las Vegas at 3215 S. Rancho Drive.
Visitors can take I-15 West from the strip to find it.
There are also taxi and rideshare services available from the Strip’s many resorts, casinos, and hotels.
AREA15 is less than three miles from the airport and approximately 5 miles from Fremont Street.
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- Monday: 12:00PM to 1:00AM
- Tuesday: 12:00PM to 12:00AM
- Wednesday: 12:00PM to 12:00AM
- Thursday: 12:00PM to 12:00AM
- Friday: 12:00PM to 2:00AM
- Saturday: 10:00AM to 2:00AM
- Sunday: 10:00AM to 12:00AM
Area 15 FAQ
Q: Is Area 15 the same as Meow Wolf?
A: MeowWolf is an interactive, immersive museum that is part of the AREA15 entertainment center. Their mission is to inspire visitors through art, exploration, and play to expand their imagination and transform the world.
Q: What is the age limit at Area 15?
A: AREA15 is open to all ages; however, after 10 pm, the venue becomes adults age 21+ only.
Q: What is Omega Mart?
A: Omega Mart is a permanent installation of MeowWolf Museum at AREA15. This exhibit is interactive and allows visitors to explore a surreal landscape of unexpected supermarket experiences.
The installation includes works from both local and international artists and guarantees to be something you have never experienced ever before. The exhibit is appropriate for all ages.
Q: Is There Parking at AREA15?
A: Yes. AREA15 offers free parking for all guests.
Q: Can I Bring My Luggage?
A: Personal-sized bags such as purses or backpacks are allowed inside AREA15; however, there are no lockers or storage facilities available to guests. Luggage such as rolling suitcases or duffle bags is not permitted inside the venue.
Q: Can I Take Pictures of AREA15?
A: Guests are encouraged to capture memories inside AREA15 by taking still shots and selfies that are not disruptive to other guests. Professional camera equipment, video making, or using photographs for commercial purposes are not permitted. Professional photographers wanting to use AREA15 for their projects much obtain permission from AREA15 and set a special reservation.
Q: Are Service Animals Allowed to Visit AREA15?
A: Yes, all registered service animals are welcome to visit AREA15 alongside their humans. Non-service animals such as pets are not allowed inside AREA15.
Q: Is AREA15 ADA Accessible?
A: AREA15 is ADA accessible however, some of the installations and experiences may require visitors to stand up and, therefore may not be accessible to some patrons. There are also exhibits that use smoke, fog, lasers, and strobe lights. There are disability ambassadors available to help tailor your experience to meet your needs before beginning the adventure.