Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, FL
Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa, Orlando, FL
For the first time in 25 years, the University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium will host a concert when the number one selling solo artist in United States history, Garth Brooks, visits “The Swamp.”
Brooks is coming to Gainesville as part of his Stadium Tour that will include 30 stops over the course of three years. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium last hosted a concert on Nov. 27, 1994 when the Rolling Stones landed in Gainesville with their Voodoo Lounge Tour. Brooks is the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, having been awarded this honor six times, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and he has sold more than 148 million albums. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist, including induction into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame. Brooks has also won two Grammy Awards among 14 nominations.
Now here’s your chance to catch wildly popular entertainer, famous for Billboard-topping songs like “Friends in Low Places,” “Two Pina Coladas” and “If Tomorrow Never Comes.” Each of the stadium shows will be staged “in the round.” It’s all part of an amazing 3-night springtime getaway at the beautiful Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa.
You’ll unwind in a spacious one-bedroom villa at Westgate Lakes, located in the heart of Orlando’s attractions area near Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios and SeaWorld Orlando. This exceptional resort property features all the comforts of home plus amenities like 7 heated swimming pools and hot tubs, miniature golf, onsite dining, a world class spa, paddle boats and much more.
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
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, popularly known as “The Swamp,” is the football stadium for the University of Florida’s football team. Located on the UF campus, the stadium has a seating capacity of 90,916 and is the largest football stadium in Florida.
Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is a scenic lakefront property in the heart of Orlando’s famed attractions area, just minutes from Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld Orlando, plus other area shopping, dining and entertainment complexes. You’ll enjoy spacious accommodations, a fully equipped kitchen, private balcony or patio, all the comforts of home and a wealth of special resort amenities. You’ll also find seven outdoor heated swimming pools and hot tubs, on site dining including Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, a fitness center and the world class Serenity Spa by Westgate.
• Serenity Spa by Westgate
• Drafts Sports Bar & Grill
Lakeside with a Full Bar
• Sid’s Deli – Gourmet Café &
• The Marketplace – Groceries,
Sundries & Gifts
• Catering Services
• 7 Heated Outdoor Pools
• 7 Hot Tubs
• 7 Children’s Wading Pools
• Lakeside Marina & Dock –
Fishing, Paddle Boat, Pontoon &
• Fitness Center with Training
• SeaWorld® Preferred Partner
• Universal® Partner Hotel
• Tennis Court
• Basketball Court
• Volleyball Court
• 18-Hole Miniature Golf Course
• Bicycle Rentals
• Fishing Poles
• Game Room
• 24-Hour Business Center
• Meeting/Event Space
• Attraction Tickets Desk
• DVD/Video Library
• VIP Services Concierge
• 24-Hour Front Desk & Security
• Laundry Facilities
• Free Scheduled Transportation
to Theme Parks & Shopping
Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa offers a wide variety of dining options without ever having to leave the resort property. From a quick snack to a full service steak dinner, you’ll find it at Westgate Lakes.
Drafts Sports Bar & Grill offers great meals at a great price. Enjoy gourmet burgers and sandwiches made to order or a variety of other menu items such as delicious jumbo wings, Chicago-style hot dogs, a choice of fresh soups, salads and more. You can also catch your favorite team’s game on multiple flat-screen TVs while relaxing with a frosty beer or specialty cocktail at the breezy poolside bar. Drafts Sports Bar & Grill Express offers a unique dining experience for the whole family. The breakfast buffet at Drafts includes eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, cheesy grits, hash brown potatoes, fresh fruit and pastries. Check out the new state-of-the-art Game Room or challenge friends and family to a round of mini bowling!
Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa has three pool bars located throughout the resort. The Citrus Breeze pool bar offers signature coconut drinks and a variety of draft beers. The Flamingo Bay pool bar serves up 32 oz. Margaritas, frozen or on the rocks, as well as 15 oz. Hurricanes and other cocktails. The Coral Reef pool bar offers creative drink recipes such as the Hand-Dipped Coconut Ice Cream Pina Colada and the Frozen Frog.
Located within the Pavilion Building, Sid’s Bistro is reminiscent of a European sidewalk cafe and features freshly baked pastries and a wide selection of Hershey’s premium hand-dipped ice cream and frozen yogurts. Enjoy ice cream cones, shakes, smoothies, custom-made ice cream sundaes, banana splits and homemade cookies, plus Starbucks coffee, cappuccino and espresso along with Tazo teas
Located between the 1500 and 1600 buildings, Joe’s offers a variety of groceries, dairy items, snack items, pasta, pre-packaged and sliced to order deli meats as well as freshly made to order deli sandwiches and subs, Krispy Kreme donuts, baked goods, and more.
New Westgate Events are added frequently and many sell out quickly.
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