December 16, 2015

Celebrate the Holiday Season At Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Celebrate the Holiday Season At Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (December 16, 2015) – With the holiday season in full swing, celebratory options are in abundance at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa.

On Thursday, December 17 (5 p.m. to midnight), Hard Rock Cafe will be hosting a “Tap Takeover” featuring six different Abita beers on draft (Abita Purple Haze, Christmas Ale, Wrought Iron, IPA, Turbo Dog and Andygator).Those who attend will have the opportunity to meet the brewery representatives and collect “swag,” while drinking beer and watching football. Tickets are $20 and include 12-ounce samples. They can be purchased at

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will also be THE place to be on New Year’s Eve when it ushers in 2016 with back-to-back events in Hard Rock Cafe. From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., a “Fantasia” themed party will take place for those 21 & up. Tickets (starting at $65 per person) are currently on sale via RockTampa.

Immediately following the “Fantasia” themed party (2 a.m. to 5 a.m.) will be the “West Coast Toast NYE After Party” in Hard Rock Cafe (for those 21 & up), which will be one of the few venues where people can celebrate NYE twice in one night. Tickets (starting at $25 per person) are available via RockTampa. Guests will be able to go three time zones back with the “West Coast Toast 3 a.m. Countdown” and watch the ball drop live from Los Angeles.

Guests who buy tickets to the “Fantasia” themed party gain free entry into the “West Coast Toast NYE After Party.” VIP tables are also available by calling (813) 421-2582.

Additionally, three restaurants at the property will be getting in on the holiday fun over the coming weeks.

On Christmas Day, Rise Kitchen & Bakery will provide a special menu, while Fresh Harvest (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) will offer a buffet that will be available for $45 per person.

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood will also offer special menus on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

And, of course, each Wednesday throughout the month (4 p.m. to 9 p.m.) will be “Wine Down Wednesday” in Council Oak Lounge, which features hand selected wines from various vineyards across the globe. All glasses of wine and menu items cost $10 and reservations are not required.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world and is located in Tampa, Florida off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. Featuring high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines, the rock star amenities at this AAA Four Diamond rated hotel and casino range from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® and VIP services galore. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 204 venues in 64 countries, including 157 cafes, 22 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Lagos and Gran Canaria, Spain. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Atlanta, Berlin, Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit


Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 627-7623, [email protected]
Chris Dirato, Bitner Goodman, (954) 703-7938, [email protected]