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iPlay America Presents the Biggest Bar & Bat Mitzvah Showcase in Central New Jersey

For immediate release >>Thursday, January 19, 2017 Freehold, NJ – The Bar & Bat Mitzvah Super Sunday Showcase will take place at iPlay America’s Event Center on Sunday, February 5. Doors will open at noon for the biggest Bar & Bat Mitzvah Showcase in Central New Jersey. iPlay America has joined forces with the hottest vendors to showcase an amazing array of mitzvah must-haves. Guests who attend the Super Sunday Mitzvah Showcase will receive a FREE swag bag upon arrival, meet top industry event professionals, sample tastings from iPlay America’s signature menus while sipping on tasty mocktails, enjoy a LIVE performance from Xplosive Entertainment, and can enter to win $1,000’s worth of prizes and giveaways. “The Super Sunday Showcase is iPlay America’s way of showing our guests the biggest, the best, and most memorable trends in mitzvah planning,” said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing for iPlay America....

Hayes Grier Comes to iPlay America for Freakish Good Time

For immediate release >>Monday, January 16, 2017 Freehold, NJ — Sixteen-year-old internet mega-star and television personality Hayes Grier comes to iPlay America’s Warehouse 100 on Tuesday, February 21, for a fun-packed ALL AGES show. Hayes Grier has amassed a huge audience of 15 million fans, interacting both online and in-person through highly successful 2014 and 2015 tours. As his profile rose, Hayes joined the cast of the hit ABC series, Dancing with the Stars, which scored the network more than 11 million viewers. In 2016, Hayes’ star shined brighter as he landed a leading role in the Hulu series, Freakish for Awesomeness TV. Now fans get the chance to interact with Hayes LIVE at iPlay America as Hayes Grier & The Boys Present: The Detour! Guests can expect the Hayes Grier crew and some surprise guests, games, dance performances, and super hilarious hijinks. To get tickets go to iPlayAmerica.com/Special-Event/Hayes-Grier. “iPlay...

“Overnight” Sensation Jake Miller Returns to Rock iPlay America

For immediate release >>Friday, January 13, 2017 Freehold, NJ — Miami-born pop artist and YouTube star Jake Miller returns to take the stage at iPlay America's Event Center on Friday, February 17, as part of his Overnight Tour. Jake Miller's army of die-hard fans call themselves the "Millertary" and come to his concerts decked out in camouflage and wearing grease paint under their eyes. They are completely enamored of his irresistible blend of pop and hip-hop and the awesome positive messages that permeate his music. Ever since he first stepped onstage back in 2011 as an opening act for Snoop Dogg, Jake has been amassing a huge following on social media and in 2014 he was chosen to be part of MTV's Ones to Watch. Now, New Jersey will get another chance to watch this rising pop-star LIVE in concert at iPlay America. Jake Miller's Overnight Tour coincides with the...

Wrestling Legend Bully Ray Scores Double Play at iPlay America

For immediate release >>Friday, December 30, 2016 Freehold, NJ - Monday, January 9, iPlay America presents wrestling superstar Bully Ray for an action-packed Meet & Greet and RAW viewing party in iPlay America's Game Time Bar & Grill. Bully Ray is a sixteen-year veteran of the ring, formerly known as Bubba Ray Dudley of the legendary Dudley Boyz, he is the celebrated winner of two Total Nonstop Action World Heavyweight Championships. Tickets for this All Ages Meet & Greet are just $40 a piece and include a professional photo with Bully Ray that can be downloaded digitally, one personal item to be signed, a Q&A Session, and a $20 iPA Card. Then fans can join in the fun as Gotts and 95.9 the WRAT host a Monday Night RAW viewing party with Bully Ray. There will be drink specials, trivia, and tons of giveaways all night. VIP Meet & Greet:...

Double Your Fun as WWE® Superstars The Bellas™ Come to iPlay America

For immediate release >>Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Freehold, NJ - iPlay America presents WWE® Superstars The Bellas™ for a Meet & Greet event on Friday, January 20 in the iPlay America Event Center. Super-fans will not want to miss this opportunity to experience "Twin Magic" live. The dazzling Brie and Nikki Bella will be in the house and give fans a chance of a lifetime to get up close and personal. This dynamic duo has rocked the wrestling world since they joined the WWE® main roster in 2008. If you loved The Bellas™ on the hit E! reality show Total Divas, then you have to be at iPlay America for this exciting Meet & Greet event. To get tickets go to iPlayAmerica.com/Special-Event/WWE®-Superstars-Bellas™. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. and the event starts at 5:00 p.m. VIP Meet & Greet packages and Parent Passes are also available. "WWE® Divas are always in...

Catch New York Yankee Gary Sanchez at iPlay America

For immediate release >>Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Freehold, NJ - Saturday, January 14, catch New York Yankee, Gary Sanchez at iPlay America. Yankees fans should make plans now to be a part of this exciting Meet & Greet event. Last year, Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez batted .299, with 60 hits, had 42 runs batted in, and posted 20 home runs, while playing in just 53 games. He was the Yankees best hitter down the stretch and finished second in the voting for Rookie of the Year, behind Michael Fulmer. This talented player is becoming a Yankee superstar and iPlay America is offering a variety of great packages to see this young baseball legend in the making. There is a VIP package, a standard Meet & Greet package, and a Parent Pass available. This is an amazing opportunity to meet a member of the Yankees and would also make a great...

Saturday, December 17, Artie Lange Comes to iPlay America to Deck the Halls with Laughter!

For immediate release >>Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Freehold, NJ -Saturday night, iPlay America presents a Pop-Up Comedy Show starring the legendary Artie Lange. From stand-up to sketch comedy to movies, TV, and the biggest radio show in the world, Artie Lange has done it all in the comedy world. His decidedly non-PC material often consists largely of observational bits and storytelling. If you loved Artie's comedy specials It's the Whiskey Talkin' and Jack and Coke, then get ready for a night of comedy wonderment as Artie and his very special guests Bob Levy, Matt Bridgestone, and BUDA take to the stage and provide a hilarious holiday treat that will have the elves blushing in their pointy-toed shoes. To get your tickets to see Artie Lange go to iPlayAmerica.com/Special-Event/Artie-Lange. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. and the show starts at 10:00 p.m. This is an 18 and over show with a two...

iPlay America Celebrates New Years Eve with the Family-Friendliest Party in New Jersey

For immediate release >>Friday, December 2, 2016 Freehold, NJ - iPlay America, home of New Jersey's original indoor boardwalk, invites families, friends, couples, teens - and everyone looking to ring in this New Year - to have a blast during the Sixth Annual New Year's Eve Party from 7:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31. "It's the family event of the year! Everyone can expect a thrilling evening of over-the-top fun!" said Jessica Schwartz, director of marketing. "iPlay America has been setting the standard for New Year's Eve party FUN for five years, and this year we are pulling out all the stops to make this New Year's celebration spectacular!" iPlay America's New Year's Eve Party Pass includes unlimited rides, a $10 game card, party favors, spectacular prizes and giveaways throughout the evening, confetti cannons, light show, and great music playing in the entire park with a live D.J.,...

Jacob Whitesides Comes to iPlay America to Answer the Question Why?

For immediate release >>Monday, 21, 2016 Freehold, NJ - Singer/songwriter Jacob Whitesides says, "New Jersey, I'll see you on December 30 at iPlay America and we're gonna party real hard!" Fresh off the release of his debut album Why?, Jacob is ready to thrill iPlay America's audience with his soulful alternative pop, ballads, RNB, and playful rock/pop music. Jacob has been in the national spotlight since 2012 when he made the first cut of X-Factor on Fox, singing in front of judges Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, Demi Lavato, and L.A. Reid. Jacob has spent the past 4 years playing concerts, perfecting his craft, producing new songs and videos, and drawing in millions of viewers on YouTube. "iPlay America is the place to see the hottest up and coming artists and Jacob Whitesides is one of the most exciting new talents in the music industry," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of...

Santa Claus is Coming to iPlay America for Breakfast, December 11

For immediate release >>Friday, 11, 2016 Freehold, NJ - iPlay America presents their second annual Breakfast with Santa, Sunday, December 11. iPlay America invites families to visit Santa and enjoy a scrumptious hot BREAKFAST BUFFET with the Jolly Old Elf himself. Guests are invited to bring their cameras to take pictures with Santa as he visits their tables. Children attending Breakfast with Santa will receive a complimentary iPlay America bucket with a candy cane, raffle tickets for prizes, a special iPlay America GIFT and a downloadable, professional photo taken with Santa to share with friends and family. This year iPlay America will offer two breakfast buffet event seating times to accommodate demand. The first is at 9 a.m. and the second at 11 a.m. "Last year's Breakfast with Santa was so successful that this year we decided to double the opportunity for families to attend," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president...

Olivia Holt to Fire Up the Crowd at iPlay America

For immediate release >> Flying high from the success of her hit debut single Phoenix, Disney artist Olivia Holt is fired up and ready to rock the house at iPlay America's Event Center with a blazing night of musical magic. She's been a teen star for years appearing on Disney's I Didn't Do It and Kickin' It, and now she is ready to make a serious break into the music biz. Friday, November 18, at 7 p.m., Olivia will take to the iPlay America stage for her Rise of a Phoenix Tour with exciting opening acts Ryland and Isac Elliot. "Olivia Holt was a huge hit last year at iPlay America! The crowds went wild! And when the crowd speaks, we listen," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "iPlay America makes the concert experience FUN! We have a great star on an exciting new tour, amazing guest...

YouTube Sensation and “Girls Night Out” Alum Andie Case Plays FREE Concert at iPlay America

For immediate release >> Thursday, November 10, 2016 Freehold, NJ - iPlay America presents a FREE concert with YouTube artist Andie Case on Friday, December 2 in iPlay America's City Square. This talented singer/songwriter has gained millions of followers and a huge critical success for her amazing covers, mash-ups, and original songs. Andie Case has thrilled fans with her inspiring take on songs by everyone from One Direction to Shakira. Her video mash-up of Wildest Dreams by Taylor Swift and Knockin' on Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan earned her huge accolades and Andie's original single Coming Around was described as ruthlessly catchy. To get your FREE tickets to see Andie Case, go to iPlayAmerica.com/Special-Event/Andie-Case. Meet & Greet packages are also available. "iPlay America is at the forefront of bringing the best that social media has to offer to New Jersey," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "And...

Shaggy Comes to iPlay America for a “Boombastic” Fantastic Concert Event

For immediate release >>Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Freehold, NJ - iPlay America, Fun 107.1, and B98.5 welcome world renowned, Grammy award winning, reggae/dancehall artist Shaggy on November 11 to iPlay America's Event Center. Shaggy first exploded onto the music scene with his cover of Oh Carolina and went on to score massive No. 1 hits with Boombastic, It Wasn't Me with Rikrok, and Angel with Rayvon. Shaggy has made several gold and multi-platinum selling albums, winning him a Grammy Award in 1996 for Best Reggae Album, five Grammy nominations, and allowing him to top an impressive chart list that includes the Top 40 Rhythmic charts, Hot 100, and Billboard 200. "November 11 is a huge day at iPlay America, it's our 5th Birthday!," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing for iPlay America. "We have an awesome day of special events and FUN planned for our guests and...

iPlay America Celebrates 5th Birthday with Five Days of Fun

For immediate release >>Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Freehold, NJ - In the last five years iPlay America has welcomed over two million guests, presented over 500 concerts, special events, trade shows, and conventions, hosted over 10,000 parties, and become the premier indoor theme park in New Jersey. iPlay America celebrates its fifth birthday on Friday, November 11. To celebrate they are offering guests FIVE fantastic days of FUN and special surprises. "iPlay America has spent the past five years dedicated to improving, expanding, and giving guests the most spectacularly FUN experience indoors! We've featured name brand talent like Disney Stars, WWE® Superstars, social media giants, comedians, magicians, family events, and so much more," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "iPlay America is the place to come for birthday parties, so it makes sense that we are going all out for our 5th Birthday with specials, concerts, great...

Kadan Bart Rockett and Brooklyn to Make Magical Appearance at iPlay America, December 3

For immediate release >> Friday, October 14, 2016 Freehold, NJ - Fresh from this season of America's Got Talent, Kadan Bart Rockett and his sister Brooklyn Nicole Rockett bring their dazzling magic act to iPlay America. Saturday, December 3, Kadan and Brooklyn will be LIVE at iPlay America's Event Center performing their awe-inspiring illusions and magic tricks. These youthful artists have delighted audiences on stage, television, and film. Now their fans can see them up close and personal as they appear at iPlay America. This a great show for the whole family. To get tickets go to iPlayAmerica.com/Kadan-and-Brooklyn. "It's a family act that the whole family will love," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "If you didn't see Kadan do his handcuff escape act on America's Got Talent, all I can tell you is WOW! Kadan and Brooklyn are brilliant! Better get your tickets now before they...

iPlay America Welcomes Audiences to the Wonderful World of Sabrina Carpenter

For immediate release >>Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Freehold, NJ - iPlay America welcomes Sabrina Carpenter, the talented actress, singer, and songwriter who starred as Maya Hart on the award-winning Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. Friday, November 25, audiences can prepare for a red hot evening of song. When Sabrina Carpenter sings, "Oh, oh, our love is running into a burning building," it guarantees there will be Smoke and Fire and so much more. General admission tickets are on sale now, go to iPlayAmerica.com/Special-Event/Sabrina-Carpenter. "iPlay America is famous for giving our audiences the best and brightest stars Disney has to offer," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "Sabrina Carpenter is a huge television star, aRadio Disney Music Awardwinner, and an amazing singer! There is so much excitement for this concert that the event is starting to feel more like a huge party! Which is perfect, because there...

iPlay America Presents WWE Superstars® The Usos™

For immediate release >> Monday, October 10, 2016 Freehold, NJ - WWE® Superstars The Usos™ are coming to iPlay America's Event Center for a Meet & Greet of enormous magnitude on Sunday, October 30. Two-time WWE® Tag Team Champions, Jey and Jimmy Uso are a Samoan American professional tag team that has been lighting up the WWE® and thrilling wrestling audiences everywhere. Fans of this dynamic duo of WWE Superstars® will each get one pre-signed 8x10, professional photo with Jey and Jimmy and a $10 iPlay America Game Card when they purchase a $45 Meet & Greet ticket. VIP packages and parent passes are also available. "The twins are awesome! The 12-man tag team match the Usos™ won with American Alpha™ and The Ascension™ during Summer Slam this August was exciting and intense," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "When the WWE Superstars® come to iPl0ay America,...

The Magic of Steven Brundage to “Wow” Audiences at iPlay America

For immediate release >>Friday, October 7, 2016 Freehold, NJ - Magician and media sensation Steven Brundage was one of the Top 12 finalists on Season 11 ofAmerica's Got Talent!Steven is legendary for his nearly impossible and totally amazing Rubik's Cube routine. He has baffled audiences around the world and now Steven Brundage brings his mind-bending magic to iPlay America's Event Center on Saturday, October 22, for a show that will mystify and astonish audiences of all ages. "If Stephen Brundage can fool Penn and Teller, then imagine the kind of amazing experience our audience at iPlay America is going to have," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing. "He got a standing ovation from all four judges onAmerica's Got Talentand even got a handshake from Simon Cowell! This is a spectacular night of entertainment that is perfect for the whole family!" Steven stepped into the global spotlight with...

Video: Scotty McCreery answers fans questions backstage at iPlay America

By: Allen Foster If you tried to imagine the perfect guy, there's a good chanceScotty McCreerywould come to mind. He's kind-hearted, talented, charismatic, and genuine. The type of person you want in your life. Luckily, he's also a famous artist, so we all get to know him a little bit through his music. When AXS was in the initial stages of setting up a backstage interview with Scotty atiPlay Americain Freehold, New Jersey, he asked if we could involve his fans. So that's what we did. A week before the event, we reached out... and we were flooded with questions from the artist's devoted followers. So many, that we only had time to get a fraction of them on video. However, being the kind of guy that he is, Scotty went above and beyond. Before checking out the video of him answering your questions [see below], make sure you read...

iPlay America Hosts Hackensack Meridian Health Dance-A-Thon to Benefit K. Hovnanian Childrens Hospital

Dance for the heart, dance for strength, dance for spirit, and dance for the kids! Contacts: Rachel Kaelblein for iPlay America 732-577-8200, ext. 217 RachelK@iPlayAmerica.com April Guillerme for Hackensack Meridian Health 732-739-5918 April.Guillerme@HackensackMeridian.org Freehold, NJ - As part of its Lyrics for Life event series designed to help the community tune in to their health, Hackensack Meridian Health will host Dance4Life, a dance-a-thon to raise funds for K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, N.J. "The work done by the K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital is so important and iPlay America is dedicated to their cause," said Jessica Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing for iPlay America. "We are excited that Hackensack Meridian Health selected iPlay America to host the event and we want the community to come out and give... their support, their enthusiasm... Donations would be wonderful! This is going to be an amazing event! If you love kids,...
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