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MGM Resorts Village 2014 Events By The Numbers

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LAS VEGAS (November 7, 2014) – This fall the MGM Resorts Village became the most versatile new entertainment space on The Strip. In only five weeks, this unique outdoor venue was home to 5 special and diverse events appealing to fans from around the world:  iHeartRadio Music Festival Village, Blvd Brew Fest, the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival, the two-day Rock ‘n Roll Wine Amplified Festival and SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road presented by Traxxas.
 
Music acts – ranging from Iggy Azalea to Blake Shelton and Blink-182 to Kings of Leon found their way to the Village and performed in front of energized crowds. Interactive experiences were created for each event and ranged from a foam pit at Route 91 Harvest Festival to caricature stations at iHeartRadio Music Festival Village. A water slide and sand pit area were a nice way for guests to cool off.
 
After the music died down, the dust didn’t have a chance to settle as the venue was transformed into a race track. Versatile off-road trucks, made to race on virtually any surface, flew through the air nearly 20 feet off the ground landing on man-made ramps throughout the Village.
 
See the Village from construction to production through an aerial time-lapse video here.
 
Five weeks. 1 unforgettable new venue.  How does it all break down?
  • 1 Main Stage
  • 5 weekends of festival and event frenzy
  • 5 Entrance Gates
  • 7 days of festival fun
  • 8 VIP Suites
  • 12 trucks raced in the 2 Traxxas events
  • 15 acres of festival space
  • 24 days to set up the MGM Resorts Village
  • 58 performances on the MGM Resorts Village Main Stage
  • 118 speakers on the Main Stage
  • 125 tons of sand in the sand pit
  • 150+ miles per hour – the trucks’ maximum speed during event competition
  • 3,161 gallons of beer consumed during Blvd Brew Fest
  • 5,704 corks collected during Rock and Roll Wine Festival
  • 8,058 delicious food truck items enjoyed during Rock and Roll Wine Festival
  • More than 65,000 festivalgoers in attendance.
 
For high-res images, visit the MGM Resorts online newsroom.
 
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Media Contact:
Lisa Campos
MGM Resorts International Public Relations
(702) 891-1818
lcampos@mgmresorts.com
@lisacampos29
 
 

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