Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
Westgate Town Center Resort: 4000 Westgate Blvd. Kissimmee, FL
Experience the excitement and pageantry of the college bowl season in the heart of sunny central Florida. Enjoy major college football at its best at the annual Citrus Bowl at beautiful Camping World Stadium located near downtown Orlando. This year’s game features Louisiana State University vs. Notre Dame. It’s all part of an amazing 3-night springtime getaway at the beautiful Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa.
The seventh-oldest collegiate bowl game in the country, the Citrus Bowl began as the Tangerine Bowl in 1947. The initial game sponsors, members of Elks Lodge #1079 of Orlando, each put up $100 to fund initial expenses. Since 1993 the bowl has hosted top teams from the Midwest and the SEC.
LSU enters the bowl game with a 9-3 record and ranked # 16 in the nation. The Tigers return to Orlando for the second consecutive year after defeating Louisville in last year’s Citrus Bowl . Meanwhile, the 14th ranked Fighting Irish are also 9-3 and will be playing in the Citrus Bowl for the first time in the school’s illustrious history. Notre Dame is 6-5 all-time against the Tigers. The Irish won the last meeting, 31-28, in the 2014 Music City Bowl.
You’ll unwind in a spacious one-bedroom villa at Town Center, located just one mile from Walt Disney World Resort. This exceptional resort property features all the comforts of home plus amenities like an onsite water park, 14 heated swimming pools and hot tubs, miniature golf, onsite dining, a Disney movie theater, paddle boats and proximity to Orlando’s famed attractions and theme parks.
This exceptional getaway also includes a special welcome party, complete with dinner, open bar and prizes, and it’s all hosted by an entertaining DJ, plus personal concierge service, convenient transportation to and from the concert and a late check-out on your final day.
In addition to luxurious one-bedroom villa accommodations and special amenities at Westgate Resorts, you’ll enjoy VIP treatment throughout the length of your event vacation, including:
– A fun-filled VIP Welcome Party complete with DJ, open bar, dinner and prizes
– Personal Concierge Services
– Complimentary transportation to and from your event
– Late check-out on final day
Formerly known as the Citrus Bowl, this iconic stadium near downtown Orlando was recently rebuilt from the ground and is now a state-of-the-art venue capable of hosting football, concerts, soccer and other world-class events. About 90% of the stadium was torn down and replaced, including portions that have stood since its original construction in 1937. Only the upper decks, which were added in 1990 and remain viable as part of a modern facility, remained.
The new Camping World Stadium offers an enhanced fan experience at every level, with wider, chair-back seating, new concessions areas and restrooms, and new club and premium spaces throughout the building. Fully completed in April 2015, the stadium is capable of hosting its traditional events including the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Russell Athletic Bowl, Florida Blue Florida Classic, international soccer matches,, big name concerts, Monster Jam and more.
Westgate Town Center Resort provides guests all the comforts of a fully furnished home just 1 mile from Walt Disney World® Resort and minutes from other Orlando area attractions. In addition, numerous family-friendly restaurants lie within walking distance of Westgate Town Center. A nonsmoking resort, Westgate Town Center offers access to a variety of recreational amenities including ShipWreck Island water park, 14 heated outdoor swimming pools and hot tubs, lakeside marina with paddle boats, on-site dining, fitness center, mini golf and much more.
ShipWreck Island Water Park
Fourteen Outdoor Heated Pools
Fourteen Hot Tubs
Children’s Wading Pool
Cordovano Joe’s Authentic New York Style Pizza
Mini Market with Deli
Hershey’s Ice Cream Shop
Drafts Sports Bar & Grill
Jurassic Miniature Golf Course
Disney Movie Theater
Barbecue Facilities & Picnic Areas
Lakeside Marina & Dock
Attraction Tickets Desk
Disney Planning Center
VIP Services Concierge
Dry Cleaning/Laundry Service
24-Hour Front Desk & Security
High-Speed Wireless Internet Access
Free Shuttle Service from the adjacent Westgate Vacation Villas Clubhouse to the Towers Lobby or the Sizzler Restaurant.
Free Scheduled Transportation to Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort (Restrictions apply. Limited seats available. Guests must pre-register at VIP services/Concierge desk to reserve seating prior to boarding.).
Drafts Sports Bar & Grill (“Drafts”) brings together the popular concepts of brew pubs and gourmet burger bars. Drafts features a variety of creatively designed burger, pizza and appetizer selections that are complemented by an extensive selection of draft and bottled beers, specialty microbrews, worldly wines and a wide array of alcohol drinks. Drafts is themed and designed to create a casual but elegant sports bar environment complete with high-definition flat screen televisions for broadcasting local, national and worldwide sporting events. However, the true emphasis on Drafts is pairing great comfort food with outstanding brews and wines. The breakfast buffet at Drafts includes eggs, potatoes, turkey sausage, biscuits and gravy, French toast and fresh seasonal fruit. Draft Sports Bar & Grill is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (may vary seasonally). Hours vary by season.
Enjoy fresh, hot and delicious pizza from Cordovano Joe’s, which is available for pick-up or delivered directly to your suite or even poolside! Hours of operation vary.
Open daily, the Mini Market offers guests the convenience of purchasing groceries and sundries. The adjacent Deli features subs, grilled sandwiches, salads and snacks.
New Westgate Events are added frequently and many sell out quickly.
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