Jun 22, 2013 to Jun 23, 2013
Seminole Casino Immokalee invites Elvis Presley enthusiasts to its Elvis Fest 6 on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23. The best Elvis tribute artists from all over the United States will celebrate and compete to become King. Plus, fans will also enjoy a special appearance by DJ Fontana, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and former drummer for Elvis Presley. They can also join the tribute artists in belting out their favorite Elvis tunes during karaoke at the casino’s Zig Zag Lounge at 6 p.m. on both days. Additionally, all attendees will receive a complimentary Blue Hawaiian drink. Admission to all Elvis Fest 6 events is free for Seminole Player’s Club members. Anyone who’s 21 or older can join; it’s fast, free and easy.
On Saturday, June 22, the Elvis Tribute Artists’ Contest qualifying round will begin at 11 a.m. (doors open at 10:45 a.m.) in the casino’s Event Pavilion and run through 1 p.m. During the breaks, DJ Fontana, Elvis’ drummer, will sign autographs. The contest will continue from 2:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Among the qualities the judges look for are musical talent, performance and overall stage presence evoking the late, great Elvis Presley. First place will receive $1,000, second place $500 and third place $300. Saturday features “Cash is King” with $1000 cash drawings every two hours from 1:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m.
On Sunday, June 23 at 2 p.m. the Event Pavilion doors will open again, and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Elvis Tribute Artists’ second round will begin. From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., DJ Fontana will sign autographs. The Tribute second round will continue from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., the People’s Choice Award and contest winners will be announced. The winning continues with “Cash is King” drawings on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
|Cost||Free to Seminole Player's Club members|
Seminole Casino Immokalee
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