BILOXI, Miss. (Nov. 8, 2017) – Bells will be ringing this holiday season as Beau Rivage Resort & Casino invites visitors to experience the Mississippi Gulf Coast destination resort’s unique brand of holiday magic. MGM Resorts International’s beachfront resort will be making spirits bright with its annual month-long celebration of heartwarming holiday entertainment, décor, activities and special events the entire family can enjoy.
Now through Jan. 2, Beau Rivage will be dressed in holiday-style with thousands of twinkling lights, larger-than-life nutcrackers and ornaments, gingerbread houses and enchanting winter displays. More than 2,000 poinsettias and 150 brilliantly decorated trees will enhance the resort’s public areas and offer outstanding opportunities to capture photos with family and friends.
From Dec. 15-25, the Beau Rivage Theatre will be transformed into an ice rink for Rand Productions’ critically-acclaimed ice and theatrical production Christmas on Ice. World-class skaters perform alongside talented singers, dancers and loveable Christmas characters including an elf from the North Pole. A magical snow globe comes to life with Christmas on Ice’s festive sets and costumes, Santa sleigh rides for lucky members of the audience and snowfall at every performance. Showtimes are at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Tickets start at $12.95 plus tax and service fees. The Buffet will offer children ages 12 and under a free meal with show ticket, and the Arcade will offer double redemption vouchers with each ticket purchased. Christmas on Ice room packages start at $99 and include deluxe accomodations and two tickets to the show.
Award-winning country superstar Martina McBride will launch her first holiday themed tour The Joy of Christmas in Biloxi with a one-night engagement in the Beau Rivage Theatre, Nov. 24. Tickets start at $64.95 plus and service fees.
Three-time Grammy Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra will perform two holiday shows at Beau Rivage, Dec. 8 and 9 as part of the Sirius XM Presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra 14th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour. Tickets start at $34.95 plus and service fees.
Enjoy a holiday meal and capture the memories at Beau Rivage with See Santa in The Buffet. The Buffet will offer an expanded menu to include festive selections for the holiday season. A special children’s menu will be featured Dec. 10-14 and 17-21 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and include a complimentary photo with Santa with buffet purchase.
Stroll along Beau Rivage’s 20,000-square-foot shopping promenade for the perfect holiday gift.
Visitors can savor the delights of the season during Beau Rivage’s Holiday Shopping Spectacular, Dec. 12-16. Indulge in a cup of hot cocoa, sample gourmet treats, browse the
impressive window displays and receive a gift with purchase at select stores. Get unique gift ideas and meet more than a dozen artisans and their representatives during their annual holiday trunk shows. Participating vendors include Lagos, David Yurman, John Hardy, Roberto Coin, Erin London, Pewter Graphics, Moments, Mignon Faget, JoAnn Wheeler and many more.
Beau Rivage has partnered with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Ballet to present its eighth annual performance of the Nutcracker Ballet. E.T.A. Hoffmann’s timeless fairytale will feature stunning sets, vibrant costumes and world-renowned dancers Joseph Gatti and Sarah Lane. The Nutcracker will perform in the Beau Rivage Theatre on Dec 2 at 7:00 p.m. and Dec 3 at 3:00 p.m. Ticket prices start at $10.95 plus tax and service fees.
The Christmas season officially kicks off the Saturday after Thanksgiving with Family Movie Night, a Beau Rivage holiday tradition. A family screening of a holiday movie classic is set for Saturday, Nov. 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the Beau Rivage Theatre. Admission is free, but participants must have a ticket. BR Kids will extend a 25 percent discount and the Arcade will feature double redemption for ticket holders.
Guests can win their share of up to $500,000 in FREEPLAY and prizes including a Tesla Model S during the Winning Wonderland Giveaway, now through Dec. 29. Hourly drawings take place every Thursday and Saturday and the grand prize drawing will take place on Dec. 28.
Beau Rivage’s popular Mistletoe Money spreads holiday cheer, year after year. M life Rewards members earn $5 per 1,000 slot points earned on their card from Dec. 17-25. Mistletoe Money can be redeemed at Beau Rivage retail shops through Dec. 25.
Partygoers can ring in 2018 with New Year’s Eve celebrations across Beau Rivage. Special dining options will be offered in many of the resort’s restaurants. Guests can bid farewell to 2017 at Coast, EIGHT75 or Breeze Bar. Inside the Beau Rivage Theatre, 80s tribute band The Molly Ringwalds will perform and hold a complimentary champagne toast with the crowd at midnight. New Year’s Day brunch will be offered in the Beau Rivage Buffet and Stalla Italian Kitchen.
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ABOUT BEAU RIVAGE
Located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, MGM Resorts International’s Beau Rivage was named one of 2017’s top 10 “South’s Best Resorts” by Southern Living. The AAA Four Diamond resort features 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, 10 restaurants, four nightclubs and bars, a 85,000-square-foot gaming area, a 1,550-seat theatre, an upscale shopping promenade, a world-class spa & salon and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. For more information and reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit www.beaurivage.com.
CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, MGM Resorts International, 228-386-7134, firstname.lastname@example.org