Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL
Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa Orlando, FL
Formed in 1978 by Bobby Brown, New Edition started with 6 members which have departed and returned since their peak popularity in the 1980s. Their top album, “Home Again”, debuted as number one on the Billboard 200 and the R&B Albums chart, reaching double platinum in the United States. In 1996, Brown, Gill and Tresvant worked with Whitney Houston on Something Bigger Than You and I, which was on the soundtrack to the movie The Preacher’s Wife. Their appearances then continued on the popular television series Family Matters.
Bobby Brown and Johnny Gill rotated as lead singers the 1990s and early 2000s, and eventually often performed together. The band was the focus of the mini series “The New Edition Story” in 2015, BET’s first music-focused mini series, bringing 28.4 million viewers to the channel. In 2021, New Edition was signed with Creative Artists Agency, planned a Las Vegas Residency, along side their arena tour. Their first performance since 1997 took place at the 2021 American Music Awards.
Now is your chance to see New Edition, along side Keith Sweat and the original members of GUY (Teddy Riley, Damion Hall and Aaron Hall), live on a two-night Orlando getaway at Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa where you’ll enjoy luxury accommodations. Seating for this event is in the loft, with complimentary food and beverages. This concert event also includes personal concierge services, a welcome party complete with dinner, open bar, an entertaining DJ, and prizes, and transportation to and from the event. Plus, enjoy a late checkout on your final day.
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 multiple heated swimming pools and hot tubs, on-site eateries, paddle boats and a lakefront dock and marina, a fitness center, scheduled activities and more.
In addition to luxurious 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
One of Florida’s premiere entertainment venues, Amalie Arena is home to the 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-time Arena Football Champion Tampa Bay Storm and a wide range of concerts and other special events.
Pollstar, a trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry, recently ranked the arena No. 2 in the United States. Venues Today, a publication focused on the business side of entertainment and sports, ranked the venue No. 9 in the U.S. Both rankings are based on worldwide ticket sales for concerts, events and family shows in venues seating 15,001 or more people.
Boasting unique features such as lightning-throwing Tesla coils, an 11,000 square-foot Bud Light party deck with incredible views of the city and a massive five-manual, 105-rank digital pipe organ, the Amalie Arena consistently provides fans with a world-class experience.
Each of the building’s 69 private suites has been completely reconstructed and finished with the most modern materials and technologies. In 2011, the publicly-owned facility underwent a $40 million transformation and now encompasses 670,000 square feet with three decks and seven separate levels. LED display boards that circle the entire area.
Events with a welcome party and transportation will be replaced with $75 in resort dining credit and $40 transportation credit if fewer than 15 packages are sold.
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.