Live life in 2023 #withAmex means Card Members can tap into their greatest passions and use their American Express Cards to get special access to world-class experiences across sports and entertainment, fashion, and dining. From exclusive ticket access and premium on-site benefits like lounges and spend offers, here’s a sneak peek at some of the memorable experiences Amex is planning for 2023.
California: The American Express™ Golf Tournament
The American Express™ golf tournament brings together fans for an exciting week of golf and more in La Quinta, California. From January 19-22, fans can watch top-ranked PGA TOUR golfers play from premium hospitality venues and enjoy unique onsite experiences including The American Express Concert Series with performances by musical artists Gwen Stefani and Darius Rucker. Card Members can purchase discounted tickets as well as receive exclusive savings offers for onsite concessions and merchandise. The event has donated over $64 million in charitable funds to help support the local Coachella Valley community. The American Express™ continues to be one of the desert region’s most charitable sporting events since its inception in 1960 as the Palm Springs Golf Classic.
Utah: NBA All-Star Weekend 2023
NBA All-Star Weekend is perhaps one of the most anticipated NBA events among basketball fans. Taking place from February 17-19, in Salt Lake City, Utah, American Express Card Members can receive access to exclusive onsite experiences at the Vivint Arena including the ability to use Amex fast lane for entry, access to in-arena discounts, and the opportunity to stop by The Amex Shop and more. Additionally, invited Platinum Card® Members and Centurion® Members will have special access to premium seating and private meet-and-greet opportunities.
Australia: Sydney WorldPride 2023
The global LGBTQIA+ community will come together in Sydney from February 17-March 5, for two weeks of celebration marked by notable events including the Live and Proud: Sydney WorldPride Opening Concert presented by American Express and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ 45th anniversary parade. As a principal partner of Sydney WorldPride 2023, American Express Card Members can buy tickets and will receive early access to special events and elevated experiences.
Japan: Daigoji Temple Private Night Cherry Blossom Viewing
Known to be one of the most popular cities to view cherry blossoms in Japan, Kyoto offers a spectacular sight during the blooming season from March to April. To help make this special tradition an unforgettable experience, select American Express Japan Platinum Card® Members and Centurion® Members can participate in a private night viewing on March 30, at the Daigoji Temple – which is a part of the Historic Monument of Ancient Kyoto of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In addition to the private viewing, Card Members will have the opportunity to participate in a sermon by Daigoji’s monk and can find more information on the event here, beginning January 18.
Japan: noma Kyoto Pop-Up
Considered to be one of the world’s best restaurants with three Michelin stars, Copenhagen-based restaurant, noma, is traveling to Japan for a 10-week pop-up at Ace Hotel Kyoto. From March 15-May 20, American Express Japan Card Members enrolled in Global Dining Access by Resy will get exclusive nightly reservation access to the in-demand experience by booking on the Resy app. Noma’s Kyoto menu will be inspired by the Sakura season and spotlight the most beautiful locally sourced ingredients, following their ingredient-obsessed ethos followed for 20+ years in Copenhagen.
California: The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
As one of the most talked about music festivals, Coachella will return for two weekends in 2023, April 14-16 and 21-23. American Express Card Members can make the most out of Coachella with exclusive early access to purchase passes, as well as epic on-site benefits.
France: Exclusive Card Member Concert by Rock Band Franz Ferdinand
American Express Card Members in France can experience a private concert by Scottish rock band, Franz Ferdinand, on April 15 at La Salle Pleyel theater in the city center of Paris – one of Amex’s top Trending Destinations for the new year.
New York: “Sweeney Todd” on Broadway
Fans of Broadway can experience the return of the 1980 epic musical thriller, “Sweeney Todd,” in a production directed by Tony Award winner Thomas Kail starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford. Amex Card Members can purchase tickets to shows which begin February 26 and those with a Platinum Card® and Centurion® Card can now call the Concierge team to purchase tickets to an exclusive performance on April 27, that includes a moderated talk with Groban and Ashford following the show.
London: American Express presents BST Hyde Park Festival
With a lineup of some of the biggest names in music including Blackpink, American Express presents BST Hyde Park will arrive in London for its 11th year beginning on June 24. Festival goers can enjoy eight incredible live concert performances over three weeks in June and July, with the ability to get tickets now including specially reserved tickets for American Express® Card Members.
London: The Championships, Wimbledon
Bringing together tennis fans from all around the world, The Championships, Wimbledon, is a can’t-miss sporting event. American Express will again be creating unmatched on-site moments at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in London from July 3-16 and fans can purchase packages to hospitality experiences.
Canada: Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
A multi-day indie music festival with performances by renowned and emerging artists across several stages, the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival will return for its 16th anniversary at Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau from August 4-6, with headline performances by Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, and RÜFÜS DU SOL. While onsite, Card Members can expect to receive all the great benefits Amex has to offer including access to a fast-track entry lane.
Australia: Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out
Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out is a free event in October that celebrates the world of fashion and the passion of its community. Taking place in Melbourne and Sydney, fashion enthusiasts can watch live runway shows brought to life by performances from top entertainment. American Express Card Members will be able to enjoy access to unique in-store experiences and exclusive shopping offers and giveaways.
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