Pokémon Go Players Invited to Catch ‘Em All at Grand Bazaar Shops’ “Poké-Palooza” Wednesday July 27 6-8 p.m.

 WHAT: Grand Bazaar Shops will host a Poké-Palooza this Wednesday where Pokémon-Go trainers will be invited to meet up with other Pokémon players for a night of fun on the Las Vegas Strip. The outdoor retail shopping attraction will activate LURES during the entire event, where enthusiasts will explore many Pokéstops and gyms within walking distance.

Players will have an opportunity to take a photo with a real-life Pikachu, receive a complimentary Pokémon temporary tattoo and Pokémon-themed caricature and participate in gift card giveaways. Trainers who present their Pokédex at the following stores will receive food and drink discounts and specials during the event:

  • Starbucks – Buy one drink, get one drink free (same size and drink)
  • Waffle Bar – 50 percent off your purchase
  • JoJo’s Jerky – One lucky Pokémon trainer will receive a BlackWeb Portable Charger. Three bags of jerky will also be offered for $24
  • Alex and Ani – $5 off Bangle of the Month and $3 off Charm of the Month (while supplies last)
  • I Got Married in Vegas… Just Kidding! – $5 off any experience with proof of Pokémon. $25 Pokémon and Team pictures offered day of the event. $5 off can be applied to Pokémon and Team pictures
  • Tix4Tonight – Receive two free service fees (up to $16 off; may not be combined with other offers)
  • Bauer’s Sunglass – 20 percent off your total purchase
  • Fancy Feet – 10 percent of all purchases $20 or more
  • Tokyo Nail Art Bar – 20 percent off Pokémon pre-design nails
  • RED Convenience Store – 10 percent off all merchandise excluding tobacco products
  • Las Vegas Magic Shops – Photograph a Pokémon in Las Vegas Magic Shops’ petite allee and show the photo at the store to receive a free magic trick. While supplies last.
  • Rock Cinema – 20 percent off
  • Vegas Shades – 50 percent off
  • Eye-Tech – 15 percent off
  • I Love Popcorn – 50 percent off
  • I Love Hot Dogs – 50 percent off
  • I Love Candy – 50 percent off

*Additional participating retailers will be announced

WHEN: Wednesday, July 27 from 6-8 p.m.

 WHERE: Grand Bazaar Shops
3635 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Located directly adjacent to Bally’s Las Vegas

HOW:  Guests can attend the complimentary event and access Grand Bazaar Shops from the Las Vegas Strip near the intersection of Flamingo and Las Vegas Boulevard, or park at Bally’s Las Vegas and access the center near the hotel’s entrance. For more information about the event, please visit the Facebook Poké-Palooza event. Follow Grand Bazaar Shops on Facebook and Twitter.

Michelle Monson