TUNICA, Miss. (Nov. 13, 2014) – MGM Resorts International’s (NYSE: MGM) Gold Strike Casino Resort hosts The Holiday Ice Spectacular Dec. 10 to 21in the Millennium Theatre. Families and guests of all ages will be treated to an original theatrical ice production that combines the beauty, excitement and athleticism of figure skating with a warm and humorous holiday storyline narrated by Santa's elves. Guests will be captivated as the Millennium Theatre is transformed into a miniature ice skating rink utilizing a unique ice product that creates the perfect setting for the show's world-class cast.
The show is created, produced and directed by well-known international ice and theatre producer, Jeb K. Rand, President and Executive Producer of Rand Enterprises & Productions. Rand’s entertainment career spans more than 30 years – starting as a nationally-ranked professional figure skater and now serving as the creative force behind international productions worldwide.
“I am thrilled to be producing the show for a sixth season. It is truly a very fun and unique holiday family experience,” said Anthony Gibson, Gold Strike Executive Director of Entertainment. “Think of the show as a snow globe come to life, where there is a little something special for audience members of all ages. And, the fact that it’s performed on ice gives the show a special thrilling edge!”
During the show’s December 10-21 run, show times are Tuesday - Friday at 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm and 7pm. The show is dark Monday, December 15. Tickets are available at The Exchange shop located in Gold Strike’s lobby, by calling 1-888-747-7711 or by visiting www.goldstrike.com. Ticket prices are $9.95, $14.95 and $19.95, plus tax and service charge. A fun package of four tickets is available for $30, not including tax and service charge, with coupon code “SNOW.”
In addition to the Holiday Ice Spectacular, on Sundays, December 14 and 21, families will have the opportunity to have their picture taken for free with Santa from noon to 6 p.m. in the hotel lobby while enjoying complimentary eggnog and hot cocoa. Photos will be ready for pick-up in an hour. In addition, special holiday offers will be available at many of the resort’s restaurants throughout the show’s run with proof of ticket purchase.
Guests can show their ticket stubs to take advantage of food offers including:
• Food Court: 25% off – valid with cash purchases only
• Atrium: free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée – valid with cash purchases only
• Buffet Americana: children 12 and under eat free with adult buffet purchase
Guests can also take advantage of special ticket and room rates for the show. By using the coupon code SKATE10, guests receive two tickets for $10, plus taxes and service charge for all Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday shows as well as the 3 p.m. shows on Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, Gold Strike offers a special hotel and show rate which includes two tickets to the show and one night stay. These packages start at $69.
Additionally during the holidays, Gold Strike will give away a new car and thousands in FREEPLAY® during the Winning Wonderland $500,000 FREEPLAY® and Lexus Giveaway beginning in November and running until Dec. 26. The promotion includes drawings held every Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. for up to $60,000 in FREEPLAY®. On Nov. 28 at 10 p.m., eight winners will win $2,500 in FREEPLAY®, one winner will win $5,000 in FREEPLAY®, and one winner is guaranteed to win $10,000 in FREEPLAY®. On the Dec. 26 grand prize drawing day, eight winners will win $2,500 in FREEPLAY®, one winner will win $5,000 in FREEPLAY®, and one winner is guaranteed to win a 2015 Lexus ES 350. During the promotional period, guests can earn one virtual drawing entry for every 50 Slot Points accumulated on their M life card and earn double virtual drawing entries on Sundays and Thursdays.