Harrah's Cherokee Resort & Casino
Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort, Gatlinburg, TN
A three-time Grammy winner and one of the most accomplished song writers of all time, legendary Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers are set to play the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, Nov. 9. The ageless Kristofferson’s lengthy song list includes “Me and Bobby McGe,e” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” “Sunday Morning Coming Down” and “For the Good Times,” all chart-topping hits. In addition, it’s been estimated that more than 450 artists have recorded Kristofferson’s compositions.
In all, Kristofferson has recorded 30 albums, including three with his friends Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings as part of The Highwaymen. Now Kristofferson performs mostly in an acoustic setting and here’s your chance to catch the excitement as part of a three-night getaway at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa. You’ll enjoy amazing studio suite accommodations in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, TN.
You’ll also enjoy VIP check-in, a welcome party with dinner, open bar, a DJ and prizes, personal concierge service, complimentary transportation to and from the event and even a late checkout on your final day.
Located adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort offers a scenic mountain views and easy access to the nation’s most visited national park. The spacious accommodations feature all the comforts of home, plus a wide variety of exquisite resort amenities ranging from hiking trails and recreational options to an award-winning on-site restaurant, a world class spa and the year-round, Wild Bear Falls indoor water park!
In addition to luxurious studio suite accommodations and special amenities at Westgate Resorts, you’ll enjoy VIP treatment throughout the length of your event vacation, including:
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Events Center is located near the North Carolina border just a mile from the entrance to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway and just a short, scenic mountain drive from Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa in Gatlinburg, TN.
Situated amidst the wildflowers and waterfalls of the Cherokee Indian homeland and nestled at the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you’ll find the welcoming grand lobby of Harrah’s 21-story luxury hotel. An elevated walkway over Soco Creek leads to the only casino gaming venue in North Carolina – offering slots, video gaming, digital blackjack, baccarito, a poker room and more.
In 2010, the casino added the 3,000-seat Events Center as part of a $633 million expansion that included a full kitchen, four VIP suites, box seating and more than 1,100 balcony seats. Concession areas are located on all floors of the center and LCD screens are strategically placed throughout. In addition, the 60’ x 40’ stage is framed by large 32-foot screens with HD resolution.
Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa offers cabin-style luxury in the heart of Tennessee’s spectacular Great Smoky Mountains. You’ll enjoy spacious accommodations featuring all the comforts of home, plus a wide variety of exquisite resort amenities ranging from hiking trails, two heated outdoor swimming pools and recreational options to an award-winning on-site restaurant, a world class spa and the year-round, indoor/outdoor Wild Bear Falls water park!
The resort sits adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park – the most visited national park in the U.S. Enjoy spectacular views and cabin-styled architecture at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort where you’ll appreciate a fully-equipped kitchen, private balcony or patio and many more luxuries and amenities.
• Wild Bear Falls Indoor Water Park
• Westgate Smokehouse Grill
• Mason Jar Lounge
• Roaring Fork Snack Bar
• Smoky Mountains Ice Cream Shop
• Room Service
• Serenity Spa by Westgate
• Two Heated Outdoor Pools (seasonal)
• Two Hot Tubs
• Fitness Center
• Game Room
• BBQ Grills
• Trolley Service to Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
• 24-Hour Smoky Mountain Marketplace
• Concierge Service
• Attraction Tickets Desk
• DVD Rentals
• High-Speed Wireless Internet Access – Fee will apply
• 24-Hour Front Desk & Security
Westgate Smokehouse Grill
Enjoy a delicious dinner on-site by visiting the Smokehouse Grill where you’ll find award-winning barbecue such as St. Louis BBQ ribs, smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, and chicken. The Smokehouse Grill offers breakfast and dinner daily and also features steaks, pasta, seafood, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, salads and a flavorful kid’s menu.
The Smokehouse Grill is open from 8 am to 12 pm and from 5-10 pm daily.
Conveniently located on the second floor of the onsite Wild Bear Falls indoor water park complex, Roaring Fork Snack Bar is the perfect spot to grab a quick burger, hot dog, pizza or sandwich. This classic fast-food All-American grill also offers fresh salads and other snacks.
Roaring Fork is open Monday – Friday, 12-5 pm and weekends 12-7 pm
It’s always a great time to get ice cream! The new Smoky Mountain Ice Cream Shop offers all your favorite flavors so indulge with a scoop or two in a cup or a cone and be sure to add your favorite toppings. You’ll also find a variety of shakes, ice cream bars and
sundaes as well as soda, chips, cotton candy, cookies, caramel apples and other snacks.
Located in the Activities Area just north of the Lodge, the Ice Cream Shop is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 3-10 pm.
Enjoy snacks, appetizers and full bar service at the Mason Jar Lounge, located at the Smokehouse Grill. Grab your favorite refreshment and enjoy flat-screen TVs broadcasting all the major sporting events.
The Mason Jar Lounge is open Friday – Sunday from 5-11 pm and Monday – Thursday from 5-10 pm. Happy Hour takes place daily from 5-7 pm with 2-for-1 on domestic beer and house cocktails.
New Westgate Events are added frequently and many sell out quickly.
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