Images Courtesy of Crystal Lagoons Island Resort and Mattel, Inc.
Crystal Lagoons Island Resort recently announced an agreement with Mattel, Inc. for a new entertainment destination slated to open late 2022 in the Valley.
The first-of-its-kind Mattel Adventure Park will feature branded experiences such as a Hot Wheels roller coaster and multiple go-karting experiences, a Thomas & Friends indoor theme park with the first life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine electric-battery powered passenger train, immersive branded dining, experiential retail, and more.
“At Mattel, we are home to some of the most iconic, multi-generational franchises in the world,” says Julie Freeland, Senior Director, Global Location Based Entertainment, Mattel. “By partnering with Crystal Lagoons Island Resort, we will be offering new and immersive ways for families to experience classic brands like Hot Wheels, Thomas & Friends, and more.”
“A passion for innovation and excellence has driven the design of our venue. Mattel shares our vision and sets the platinum standard for the concept of play. We are thrilled to create the country’s first Mattel Adventure Park in Glendale,” says Mark Cornell, President of Attractions & Entertainment for Crystal Lagoons Island Resort.
“We are delighted for Glendale to be the flagship location for this resort that will bring technology and globally established partners to create a one-of-a-kind environment,” says Kevin Phelps, Glendale City Manager. “The Crystal Lagoons and the Mattel themed Adventure Park will complement our thriving sports and entertainment district and support our goal of being a premier destination for visitors from across the globe and for Valley residents.”
Crystal Lagoons Island Resort develops mixed-use, resort destination venues in top cities across the United States. The resorts feature Crystal Lagoons, world-class hotels, restaurant entertainment, specialty retail stores, and world-class, branded destination attractions. To learn more, visit crystallagoonsislandresort.com.