MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (Thursday 18 November 2021) – Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and TEG Life Like Touring are pumped to announce the launch of SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience, a fun and interactive basketball play, video gaming and skills testing event experience for all ages premiering at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne this December, just in time for the school holidays.
Inspired by the hit Warner Bros. Pictures animated/live-action film, “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” this world-premiere event features fun-filled zones including Looney Tunes photo opportunities, hoops for practicing trick shots, a hub filled with video arcade games, plus loads of interactive basketball tests and challenges. SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience will provide the perfect action-packed day for fans of all ages.
Inside this all-new experience, new ‘recruits’ will be able to put their skills to the test in different areas including the basketball masterclass, skills testing and training zones, teamwork tests, and more. The central mainframe also includes arcade video games, a one-of-a-kind ‘power-up tower’ climbing structure and an inflatable mega-slide featuring basketball hoops for kids of all ages to aim for as they slide down. Exclusive merchandise will also be available for purchase.
“’Space Jam: A New Legacy’ marked the return of our beloved Looney Tunes and generated a lot of buzz,” said Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to be extending that excitement into the themed entertainment space with this all-new SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience launching in Melbourne, offering plenty of interactive play and basketful fun for the whole family to enjoy.”
“We are thrilled to be launching SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre this December,” says Tim McGregor, Managing Director TEG Live. “The experience will be operating under a full COVID Safe plan in consultation with the venue and the Victorian State Government. With only 35 patrons per session, every 15 minutes over a 1200 square metre event, there is plenty of space for patrons to stay safe, have fun and pump up the Jam in this basketball world of fun!”
“The Space Jam Experience is such an exciting event! After the success of the ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ release this year, this event offers new and existing fans a wonderful experience for families and young adults to enjoy together,” says Peter King, Chief Executive of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. “After a difficult couple of years for everyone, this is a wonderful way to welcome visitors of all ages back to MCEC and to celebrate playfulness, basketball fun and all things Space Jam.”
To comply with COVID Safe protocols, booking online and in advance is strongly recommended for patrons of SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience to secure a preferred session entry time. Door sales will be possible, but subject only to session availability.
SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience patrons will also be able to take advantage of Ticketek’s world-leading partnership with Afterpay. Available via the Ticketek app or website, Afterpay is the world’s largest buy-now-pay-later service, offering fans greater flexibility to pay for tickets in four equal instalments and secure their tee-off with the first payment.
The safety of patrons and staff is TEG Life Like Touring’s top priority and SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience will operate with a commitment to a COVID Safe environment under a full COVID Safe Plan. The event’s COVID Safe measures include capped numbers inside the experience at all times, sanitiser stations located throughout the zones, physical distancing measures in queues and on site; plus, regular sanitising of customer touchpoints and equipment throughout the hours of operation.
WHAT: SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY – The Tunes vs Goons Experience
WHEN: Saturday 18 December 2021 – Sunday 30 January 2022
WHERE: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
HOURS: Monday to Sunday: 9:00am – 8:00pm (last entry 6.45pm)
NB: Space Jam: A New Legacy – The Tunes Vs Goons Experience will be closed 25 December to 1 January, re-opening Sunday 2 January.
TICKETS: $34.90 Adult, $24.90 Child, $99.90 Group of 4
ON SALE: Public On-Sale: Thursday 18 November, 9:00am
“Space Jam: A New Legacy” is available to watch on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K