Friday, January 11, 2013
iPlay America will host the music festival in May.
After an eight-year hiatus, the Skate and Surf Festival has decided to make its comeback in Freehold. The Skate and Surf Festival originated in Asbury Park, and was an annual event that promoted new music and showcased some of the more popular ‘punk-rock’ bands. Once the popularity of the festival caught on, it changed its name to Bamboozle, and became a traveling festival. According to a press release, the two-day concert will be held at The Plaza Green of iPlay America on May 18 and 19. GameChanger World, an artist-powered mobile gaming platform company, backs the festival. “I felt the timing was right to revive the Skate And Surf Festival,” said John D’Esposito, of GameChanger World in a press release. “It’s where it all began for me …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Freehold High School received a free concert from Cher Lloyd after winning 92.3 NOW FM's 'Last School Standing' Contest.
Freehold High School (FHS) students took a break from their typical Wednesday night activities to experience a once in a lifetime opportunity. As winners of 92.3 NOW FM’s ‘Last School Standing’ contest, students saw a private performance with Cher Lloyd, a 2010 X-Factor UK finalist. Singer of chart topping songs “Want U Back” and “Oath”, FHS students cancelled their usual after school activities to see Lloyd perform a private concert for them. “I quit drama so that I could come to this show,” said FHS junior Jordan Hanley. “I cancelled swimming too,” said Lexi McGrath, also a junior at FHS. While the road to get to Wednesday night’s performance had its bumps, FHS students lined up as early at 4 p.m. outside the ballroom of iPlay America …
Friday, November 16, 2012
CentraState and iPlay America have organized a concert with ticket sales going to the United Way of Monmouth County.
Help those in need while enjoying a night of classic rock music right in the heart of Freehold. CentraState Healthcare Foundation has joined forces with nearby iPlay America to present The B Street Band in a disaster relief concert. The concert, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 is a collaborative effort between CentraState and iPlay. According to Special Events Manager at CentraState Healthcare Foundation Jamie Weiskopf, the idea of the relief concert came only a week after Hurricane Sandy hit. “My staff and I wanted to do something to help the victims of the storm,” explained Weiskopf. “I had contacted them [iPlay America] originally to see if we could have a concert there and they said they were having The B Street Band on Nov. 17…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Freehold Regional High School District has released a formal statement with details about Freehold High School winning a free contest from 92.3 NOW.
One week after winning a free concert from 92.3 NOW Freehold High School students have officially learned that Cher Lloyd will be coming to Freehold. Earlier this week, an online petition created by Freehold High School students stated that due to a FRHSD policy the students did not believe they would be able to have the concert they had won. The statement issued by the FRHSD dispelled rumors that the contest was forfeited due to a Board of Education policy. The district’s statement explained that the Freehold High School administration worked with the Office of Freehold Township Mayor Anthony Ammaino and other local businesses regarding the logistical requirements of having a concert. “I am extremely proud of the students for …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Head to iPlay on the 4th of July and kids 15-year-old or younger enjoy unlimited FREE rides.
This year, the 4th of July lands right in the middle of the week, pushing family barbeques and fireworks to the surrounding weekends, condensing traffic to the shore on the holiday and a work the day after. Trying to think of something fun to do with the kids on the actual 4th of July with all that gloom? How about five free hours of rides and attractions in a safe, modern, clean and air-conditioned indoor theme park. iPlay America is celebrating Independence Day with FREE unlimited ride bands for all kids 15-year-old or younger. Ride bands will be given out only at iPlay America admissions counters on July 4th from noon until 5:00 p.m. These free bands are not available through the online system. “We wanted to do something special to …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The indoor amusement park added a variety of affordable options for customers based on their families needs.
After listening to customers wants and concerns, iPlay America, the indoor amusement park in Freehold, decided to get rid of the admission fee and add variety of ways to pay and play. “We listened to our many customers during the first six months of our opening,” said Gary Foley, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of iPlay America. "People want to have the ease of entering the park to explore which rides and attractions are best suited for their family, offer more value for their dollar and make it more affordable to return frequently.” The park will offer two unlimited ride packages as well as individual pricing for rides, attractions and amusements based on credits. Credits purchased will not expire and can be saved for future …
Monday, April 16, 2012
iPlay America will host Fur Ball on April 21
The Monmouth County SPCA will be the beneficiary of a fundraiser hosted by a local indoor amusement park this upcoming weekend. iPlay America, an indoor theme park located at 110 Schanck Rd. in Freehold, will host the annual "Monmouth County SPCA Fur Ball" at its Encore Event Center on Saturday, April 21 at 6 p.m. For $150, guests can enjoy fine dining, an open bar, an auction, and live music by Brian Kirk and the Jirks. Tamsen Fudel of the PIX11 Morning News will serve as host and all of the event's proceeds will go directly to the Monmouth County SPCA in Eatontown. The auction will give guests a chance to win four tickets and E Street Lounge passes to a sold out performance of Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball Tour at the Prudential …
Monday, November 14, 2011
The indoor amusement park opened to the public on Friday.
iPlay America opened its doors to the public on Friday, Nov. 11. A large crowd lined up outside the facility to be among the first to try the rides and activities available at the indoor amusement park. Opening day festivities included a performance by popular local dance troupe, the ICONic Boyz.