Golden Knights fan fest set for The D Las Vegas on October 3rd

Sep 26, 2017 3:00 AM

Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced Monday details of an inaugural Fan Fest in partnership with the D Las Vegas ahead of the team’s inaugural season.

The event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, outside of the D Las Vegas at the 3rd Street Stage, located in downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street Experience. In addition, the Golden Knights mascot will be unveiled to the public for the first time.

Fans will have the opportunity to interact with players as they walk the red carpet and be part of the official introduction of the Vegas Golden Knights to Las Vegas. The red carpet will begin at Casino Center and conclude at the 3rd Street Stage.

In addition to walking the red carpet, each member of the team including the coaching staff will be formally introduced on stage by team broadcasters Dave Goucher and Shane Hnidy, who will emcee the festivities. Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley, D Las Vegas CEO Derek Stevens, Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant and Bubolz will also be in attendance to support the kickoff of the inaugural season.

The Vegas Golden Knights promo team will be present to take part in the fan celebration.

The D Las Vegas is the official downtown Las Vegas casino partner of the Vegas Golden Knights, and will host viewing parties all season long at Longbar.

Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and is home to the world’s largest single video screen, Viva Vision, as well as SlotZilla, a unique urban zipline attraction that launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic canopy.