Hours: 7:00 pm - 8:00 am
Price: $145 per person
Address: 234 W. 42nd Street - 212-398-3133
Description: As Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace returns to theatres in 3D this February, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square is offering fans the ultimate “galactic” overnight experience with Ripley’s Times Square’s Star Wars Extreme Sleepover. Taking place on February 10, 2012, the epic space series themed sleepover will include a character meet and greet, Ripley’s Impossible LaseRace™, Yoda mask making, Wookie cookie decorating and more.
Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by Star Wars costumed characters such as Jedi Warriors and Stormtroopers before exploring 18,000 square feet of astonishing artifacts, exclusive oddities and exciting interactive exhibits. Curiosities from around the globe include the world’s largest display of shrunken heads, an eight-foot tall Transformer statue made completely of used car parts and Ripley’s infamous “Black Hole” experience. During the evening guests will participate in a variety of Star Wars themed activities, games and movie next door.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Star Wars Sleepover includes admission to Ripley’s Odditorium; movie tickets to Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace in 3D; access to Ripley’s Impossible LaseRace™; Yoda mask making, Wookie cookie decorating and puppet making with Puppetry Arts; meet and greet with Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion’s Empire City Garrison and the Rebel Legion’s Echo Base; pizza dinner, snacks and breakfast at Applebee’s; Ripley’s scavenger hunt; gift bag; and games and prizes awarded throughout the night. All guests need to bring is a sleeping bag, pillow, pajamas, flashlight, and their curiosity.
Venue Description: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is the oddest place in NYC! Ripley's features an extensive collection of more than 500 unusual, bizarre and astonishing oddities, ranging from the 24 shrunken heads, to a six-legged cow, and a 3,197 lb. meteorite. Ripley's is the embodiment of one man's endless fascination with our world, illustrating his belief that fact is stranger than fiction. Be in awe of these weird and unusual artifacts in over twenty themed galleries, compassing two floors. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium appeals to basic human curiosity and desire to know more about the strange and unusual that exists in this world. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is located at 234 W. 42nd St. between Seventh & Eighth Avenues. It is open 365 days a year, from 9am-1am, with the last ticket being sold at 12:00 midnight. Ripley's Times Square is handicapped accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the admission desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Since a number of the exhibits are priceless and simply cannot be replaced if damaged, there is no outside food, bubble gum or beverages allowed inside. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is available to host private & corporate events, as well as groups including schools and camps. Competitive group pricing is available for parties of 15 or more and only available to those who book in advance. Guided tours are available. To schedule a guided tour or for more information please call 212-398-3133, or visit www.ripleysnewyork.com.