March 13, 2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Suspends Entertainment Until Mid-April

Postponements Include Hard Rock Event Center Shows, Pool Parties

TAMPA, Fla. (March 13, 2020) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has postponed Hard Rock Event Center shows and Pool Parties from now until mid-April.  Live entertainment will continue to be available in the bars and restaurants located throughout the resort.

Hard Rock Event Center shows that are affected include Gary Allan (originally scheduled for March 19 and rescheduled for August 27), Howie Mandel (originally scheduled for March 21 and rescheduled for November 20), Rodney Carrington (originally scheduled for April 2 with a new date to be determined) and Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth Round 2 (originally scheduled for April 3 with a new date to be determined).  No change is planned for the April 15 Hard Rock Event Center show by comedian, actor and screenwriter Colin Jost.

Pool parties postponed include Duke Dumont (originally scheduled for March 15 with a new date to be determined), DJ Snake (originally scheduled for March 22 and rescheduled for August 2), Smoke by the Water (originally scheduled for March 29 with a new date to be determined) and Hogan’s Beach Party (originally scheduled for April 6 with a new date to be determined).

Those who purchased tickets to a postponed event are encouraged to hold on to their tickets for a new date to be announced. For those unable to attend a future postponed show, refunds will be available at original point of purchase. For future updates on rescheduled dates, please visit

“Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is focused on the health and safety of our guests and team members.  As we align with recommendations from local, state and global health agencies and guidelines, we have made the decision to suspend entertainment on property until mid-April as a precautionary measure,” said Steve Bonner, president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa.

As news on the COVID-19 develops, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will continue its commitment to intensive cleaning of the resort, with special attention paid to high-touch services and use of multiple cleaning products, including a peroxide-based disinfectant that kills 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria. For the convenience of guests, hand-sanitizing stations are available on the casino floor, at the entrances and throughout the resort.

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will continue to review policies and procedures with the aim of strengthening its COVID-19 response to further align with updated public health advice and guidelines, including that of the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). This includes promoting handwashing and healthy hygiene practices among team members and guests.

For questions about COVID-19/coronavirus, visit the U.S. Center for Disease Control or the World Health Organization.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is one of the largest and most successful casinos in the world offering award-winning gaming, hospitality and entertainment. The casino features nearly 5,000 of the hottest slot machines, 179 table games and a state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables. Additionally, the property offers a smoke-free Mezzanine Level Casino. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and the property proudly offers ten restaurants, including the upscale dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and The Rez Grill, as well as the new elegant Italian restaurant, Cipresso. Recent openings include a new hotel tower, an elevated arrival experience, the Hard Rock Event Center and Rock Spa® & Salon. The resort is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.​

About Hard Rock®

With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit or