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US: VidCon and TikTok Team Up, a Unique Festival Camping Experience, Johnnie Walker’s Holiday Whisky Workshop and More

ANAHEIM, CALIF: VidCon has announced that TikTok will be serving as the main sponsor for its 2022 convention, which is slated to take place at the Anaheim Convention Center from June 22-25. TikTok creators and executives will participate in VidCon's signature tracks, including the keynote address and sponsoring expo halls. Building on the success of VidCon's virtual programming over the last two years, this will be the first time the show offers tickets for both in-person and virtual experiences.

CHICAGO: Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, has debuted its new winter experience, Fairmont Lodge, which debuted in November and runs through February. The hotel’s lounge has been transformed with special decor, festive programming, overnight opportunities and more. There are various activities over the few months including happy hours, movie nights and firepit dining tables. The lodge is open Wednesday to Saturday. 

LAS VEGAS: The 11th annual EDC Las Vegas will once again host Camp EDC, a community camping experience located on festival grounds that offers lodging, activities, daily pool parties, after-parties and more. The experience is being expanded to accommodate additional RV and Shiftpod camping; there will also be art and crafts, dance classes, carnival rides, karaoke, interactive art installations, salon and spa services and much more. EDC takes place May 19-23. 

NEW YORK: Johnnie Walker's annual gift activation will be held at the Shops at Columbus Circle from Dec. 17-19. The Johnnie Walker Whisky Workshop will feature limited-edition, custom-engraved whisky collectibles in collaboration with NYC-based and Emmy Award-winning artist Mike Perry. Shoppers will have the opportunity to give a special, personalized gift box containing a Mike Perry-designed limited-edition accessory, which includes whisky stones, rocks glasses, cocktail shakers and a complimentary postcard.

Park Lane New York is officially open, and the hotel offers the only rooftop on Central Park South. The 47-story building features 610 guest rooms, with more than half providing views of the park, as well as 11,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. There are also three new food and drink venues: Rose Lane, Harry's New York Bar and Darling.

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