Hey Tampa Bay... Julian here with an exciting new addition to the Tampa hotel landscape: The Comfort Suites Tampa Fairgrounds/Casino Grand Opening Event is set for September 23rd, 2010!

The Red Carpet Grand Opening Gala commemorates this occasion with an “Evening with the Stars” tribute to some of Hollywood’s Showbiz greats!

The Comfort Suites Tampa Fairgrounds/Casino, located on Highway 301 South directly across from the street from the Tampa Fairgrounds, will play host to their own Red Carpet Grand Opening Gala commemorating the formal opening of their newly open hotel property on Thursday September 23rd, 2010, beginning at 4:30 PM.

Guests will be greeted by Joan Rivers* as they make their grand entrance on the red carpet; followed by a ribbon-cutting and toast conducted by the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce to the “all suites hotel” at 5:30 PM. Exquisitely prepared hors d’oeuvres will be presented by the Chefs of the Seminole Hard Rock Casino.

Promptly at 6:00 PM, the “Show Must Go On” with a short entertainment program by some of Hollywood’s “Legendary Ladies” such as Cher*, Tina Turner*, Marilyn Monroe* and Bette Midler* by way of comedy impersonator Holly Faris* who appears in showrooms from Las Vegas and New York to Atlantic City, Europe and the Caribbean.

Attire can range for this after work-event from “Who Are You Wearing – You Look Marvelous” to “I Just Came From Work So Sue My Agent Already”. “The Gala Red Carpet Grand Opening is to enable business guests to see for themselves why nationally recognized tripadvisor.com rates the Comfort Suites Tampa Fairgrounds/Casino the #1 hotel in Tampa out of 158 hotel entries”, states Jeff Morgan, General Manager. Reservations are required by calling 813-868-7770.

Sounds exciting! Enjoy! I'll be back soon with more updates, events and things to do in Tampa Bay!