Gene Simmons scheduled for public meet-and-greet at View Royal casino

Kiss frontman and reality TV star Gene Simmons will be appearing outside of the View Royal casino for a public meet and greet on July 23 from noon to 4 p.m.

Kiss frontman and reality TV star Gene Simmons will be appearing outside of the View Royal casino for a public meet and greet on July 23 from noon to 4 p.m.

Great Canadian Casino Corp. has confirmed the legendary rock star and his family — model Shannon Tweed and kids Nick and Sophie, all who star on Simmons’s reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels — will be a the casino.

“(Simmons) will come and do a public meet and greet,” said Sonja Mandic with Great Canadian Casinos. “It’s an opportunity to get a professional photo done for free with him and his family.

“We just want everyone to have a chance to meet Gene. It will be exciting.”

The View Royal event will take place outside, and minors are allowed to the outdoor portion of the event, but are not allowed to enter the casino.

Simmons and family are also scheduled to appear at other Great Canadian Casinos in the Lower Mainland.