Dining Specials and Free Photos With Santa Make Holidays Affordable For Families 
TUNICA, Miss. (Oct. 9, 2015) - MGM’s Gold Strike in Tunica, MS will host Celebration on Ice! December 8th – 20th, 2015. Families and guests of all ages will be treated to an original theatrical ice production that combines the beauty and athleticism of figure skating with the excitement of live singers with a little soul for the holidays. Santa will also send one of his special elves to host this exclusive holiday celebration. Gold Strike’s Millennium Theatre stage will be transformed into a miniature ice skating rink utilizing a state-of-the-art synthetic ice product that will create the perfect setting for the show’s world-class cast.
“We wanted to bring a family show that all ages can enjoy. Celebration On Ice! is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit,” said Anthony Gibson, Executive Director of Entertainment. “We’ve added some modern elements to the production that we know crowds will enjoy.” The show is created, produced and directed by Jeb K. Rand, President and Executive Producer of Rand Enterprises & Productions.  Rand’s entertainment career spans more than 30 years - first as a nationally-ranked professional figure skater, and now as the creative force behind international productions worldwide. Mr. Rand’s shows feature top-tier talent from the elite worlds of both skating and entertainment. “Think of the show as cross between a Christmas card come to life and an interactive Holiday Celebration. It’s performed on ice, which gives it a special thrilling edge.”  
 During the show’s December 8-20 run, show times are Tuesday - Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The show is dark Monday, December 14. Tickets for Celebration on Ice! are $7.95, $14.95 & $19.95. A family four pack of tickets can also be purchased for $25 using the code ICE. Prices do not include tax and service charge. Tickets are available by calling 1-888-747-771, by visiting www.goldstrike.com or at The Exchange shop located in Gold Strike’s lobby. Hotel packages including one night and two show tickets are also available. Mid-week starts at $69 and weekends start at $129 plus tax.
In addition to Celebration On Ice!, families will have the opportunity to have their picture taken for free with Santa on Sundays, December 13 and 20 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 two 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 the following food offers:
  • Buffet Americana: children 12 and under eat free with adult buffet purchase
  • Atrium: free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée - valid with cash purchases only

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Gold Strike Casino Resort, MGM Resorts International's 1,200-room resort located 20 minutes south of Memphis in Tunica, Miss., recently completed the largest renovation and remodeling project in its history. The multi-million dollar transformation included all of Gold Strike's deluxe rooms and suites, hotel lobby, 30,000-square-foot conference and convention center, casino, high-limit gaming area, Chicago Steakhouse and the new Buffet Americana. The resort also features a refreshing spa and salon, the 800-seat Millennium Theatre, Atrium Café and 50,000 square feet of gaming space with 53 table games and more than 1,200 slot machines. For reservations or information, call 888-245-7529 or visit www.goldstrike.com.