Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa, Kissimmee, FL
You won’t have to take the midnight train to Georgia to see the seven-time Grammy Award-winning Empress of Soul live in concert. Now you can catch the iconic singer and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame live at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL.
The concert event is part of an exciting three-night getaway that features luxurious one-bedroom villa accommodations at Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa. In addition to the concert, you’ll enjoy a VIP check-in. a welcome party with dinner, open bar, an entertaining DJ and prizes, convenient transportation to the concert, and even a late check-out on your final day.
Knight began performing professionally at the age of four. In 1959, she and her brother Bubba formed the group, The Pips and in 1960, the group debuted their first album. The group was renamed Gladys Knight & The Pips in 1962 and with quickly went on to achieve icon status through the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s thanks to hits like “Every Beat of My Heart,” “Letter Full of Tears” and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine.”
Beautiful Westgate Town Center Resort puts you right in the heart of Orlando’s world-class attractions area, just one mile from the entrance to Walt Disney World. Enjoy an extensive array of resort frills including 14 heated swimming pools and hot tubs, an on-site water park, on-site dining including Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, swan paddle boats, a fitness center, Disney movie theater. scheduled activities and more.
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
With a seating capacity of 2,180, Ruth Eckerd Hall is an intimate 73,000-square-foot performing arts venue, located in Clearwater, Florida and part of the Richard B. Baumgardner Center for the Performing Arts.
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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