Officers at OdySea within the Desert introduced at present they’re altering the title of the leisure advanced to Arizona Boardwalk. The title change doesn’t have an effect on the aquarium’s title, OdySea Aquarium, however was chosen to raised replicate the various choices of the 35-acre, multi-level leisure vacation spot, dwelling to eight marquee points of interest, quite a few restaurant and purchasing choices, and thrilling out of doors particular occasions – located in one location. The announcement additionally revealed thrilling new plans for Arizona Boardwalk together with extra modern points of interest, new theming, and alternatives for company to increase their stick with the addition of a Hyatt Place lodge to be constructed on the property.
“The title ‘Arizona Boardwalk’ is paying homage to family-fun, journey and pleasure – and helps set the stage of what to anticipate in this sort of vacation spot,” defined Ran Knishinsky, Chief Advertising Officer of Arizona Boardwalk. “The brand new title permits us to showcase our wide-ranging leisure choices and particular occasions, whereas the title ‘Arizona Boardwalk’ additionally eliminates the confusion that OdySea Aquarium is the property’s sole attraction. We would have liked a reputation that places the emphasis on ‘enjoyable’ – and ‘Arizona Boardwalk’ delivers.”
The vacation spot is the imaginative and prescient of founder and CEO Amram Knishinsky, who needed to construct a spot for each households within the Valley and vacationers to return collectively and have enjoyable whereas creating lasting reminiscences. The primary attraction to open was the whimsical Butterfly Wonderland in 2013, impressed by the butterfly fields Knishinsky loved as a baby in Israel. Shortly after got here Laser + Mirror Maze and in 2016 the crown jewel, OdySea Aquarium, opened to a lot fanfare throughout the two-level leisure advanced then known as OdySea within the Desert. Extra points of interest opened shortly after together with Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs (2017), Polar Play Ice Bar (2018), Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and Shock Your Eyes (2019). The middle courtyard was quickly bustling with particular (largely free) occasions each weekend starting from out of doors motion pictures to festivals, carnivals, cultural occasions and expos. And to fulfill hungry guests, the realm opened quite a lot of eating places and candy treats alongside a number of retailers providing a wide array of merchandise from jewellery to distinctive Arizona treasures and souvenirs.
Tens of millions of holiday makers come by way of the advanced 12 months after 12 months, having fun with countless memorable experiences at ALL the exceptional venues located in a single location. Increasing upon the success of those experiences, at present’s announcement additionally unveiled new points of interest and extra enhancements slated for Arizona Boardwalk.
What’s NEW at Arizona Boardwalk?
Arizona Boardwalk is happy to welcome The Science of Ripley’s Consider It or Not to the vacation spot in late 2020. What’s extra wonderful than Ripley’s legendary compendium of oddities, anomalies and incredible feats? The science that underlies them! This extremely interactive exhibit is an journey by way of the exceptional realms of scientific discoveries and actual artifacts. Visitors will go locations they’ve by no means imagined, exploring the frontiers of data and their understanding of the world, by the use of a rare assortment of intriguing objects, astonishing artifacts, and first-class experiences. The exhibit is ideal for households or the best venue for native faculty kids for the BEST. FIELD. TRIP. EVER!!
Households trying to find extra motion and exercise can play collectively on the world’s largest inflatable! Arizona Boardwalk will quickly be dwelling to an infinite inflatable that spans greater than 10,000 sq. ft — stuffed with big impediment programs, pop-ups and mazes that may elicit laughter and pleasure from company of all ages! Household-friendly and kid-approved – out of doors enjoyable doesn’t get a lot better than this!
All players, sports activities fanatics, adrenaline junkies and followers of digital actuality are positive to be first in line when VR Xtreme opens in early March at Arizona Boardwalk! This unimaginable hub of continuous digital actuality and gaming pleasure will showcase 24 digital actuality immersive experiences that provide every thing from aggressive socializing, fine-tuning driving abilities, marksmanship, and even a thrill-seeking roller-coaster journey off the highest of a skyscraper! VR Xtreme may also function in style video games and experiences akin to Mission Vehicles 2 (the world’s most lovely, genuine, and technically superior racing sport) and Uncooked Knowledge (the world’s No. 1 VR capturing sport with viewing screens for spectators). VR Xtreme can be a incredible place to host company team-building occasions or birthday events.
Can’t match all of it into one go to? Prolong the play with an prolonged keep! Slated to interrupt floor in Might 2020, Arizona Boardwalk begins development on a model new, 155-room Hyatt Place lodge. The addition of in a single day lodge lodging proper on the property will assist each locals and out-of-town guests make the most of all of the leisure choices over a number of days, permitting households to get pleasure from extra time collectively whereas by no means having to go away the property.
As well as, the event workforce is working to re-imagine the appear and feel of the vacation spot, together with making a grand entranceway in addition to including actions to the courtyard that would entail mountaineering partitions, play constructions, zip strains, and extra seating and shade.
“I’m keen about what we’re creating right here at Arizona Boardwalk,” mentioned Adi Knishinsky, Chief Technique Officer with the vacation spot. “We all know households are searching for particular locations to spend treasured time collectively; a spot to carry out-of-town company or someplace to make a whole day of it! We determined to construct simply the best place for that. We provide the points of interest and immersive experiences that may construct lasting reminiscences. That place is Arizona Boardwalk.”
Because of the title change, Knishinsky mentioned he’s excited individuals will notice Arizona Boardwalk is way bigger than OdySea Aquarium with many points of interest, eating places and purchasing. “It’s about coming right here with family and friends members and by the point you allow, you’ve discovered one thing new, skilled one thing completely different and also you’re going to stroll away with reminiscences you’ll have for a lifetime.”
To have a good time the debut of Arizona Boardwalk, the leisure vacation spot is internet hosting Slide n’ Experience, a weekend-long family-friendly occasion within the Arizona Boardwalk courtyard February 15 – 17 from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Visitors can enjoy three full days of UNLIMITED carnival rides and inflatable enjoyable! Expertise rides just like the “Ballistic Swing” and “Tubs of Enjoyable” together with 10 completely different inflatable slides. Entry is $5 per particular person for all-day entry. Tickets can be found on-line or on the OdySea Aquarium field workplace on-site.
The title Arizona Boardwalk is efficient instantly on the property. At present, employees are busy swapping out all previous signage, altering electronic mail addresses, updating brochures, and many others. to replicate the vacation spot’s new title and brand. The vacation spot’s new web site is ArizonaBoardwalk.com, and social media pages have modified on Fb (Arizona Boardwalk) and Instagram (@ArizonaBoardwalk).
The aquarium’s title, OdySea Aquarium, is not affected by this title change for the vacation spot and can stay OdySea Aquarium.
Sights at Arizona Boardwalk:
Laser + Mirror Maze
Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit
Polar Play Ice Bar
Shock Your Eyes
VR Xtreme (opening March 2020)
The Science of Ripley’s Consider It or Not! (opening late 2020)
Buying and Actions:
Butterfly Treasures Present Store
OdySea Treasures Present Store
4 Peaks Mining Co.
Arizona Territory Buying and selling Publish
Vitality Oxygen Bar and Aqua Therapeutic massage
OdySea Categorical Prepare
The Nation’s Largest Inflatable (opening late 2020)
Pangaea Dinosaur Grill
Nekter Juice Bar
Sugar Drop Sweet Store
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Manufacturing unit
Frozen Penguin Ice Cream
Hyatt Place Lodge (groundbreaking Spring 2020)