Fall events at Universal: PINKTOBER featuring Bret Michaels at Hard Rock Hotel & Harbor Nights at Portofino Bay Hotel
PINKTOBER at Universal’s Hard Rock Hotel
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando adds a pop of PINK this October in honor of the brand’s 13th annual PINKTOBER breast cancer awareness campaign. On Thursday, September 27, 2012, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando launches the annual campaign with PINKTOBER Velvet Sessions, featuring a special performance by Bret Michaels. The hotel’s front entrance will be lit up in pink, plus a silent auction will benefit Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation.
Hard Rock’s commitment to breast cancer awareness and research continues throughout October with select guest rooms outfitted with PINK sheets and limited-edition merchandise benefiting a variety of charities including The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The Caron Keating Foundation (U.K.) and local breast cancer charities around the globe.
Hard Rock’s PINKTOBER gives fans the opportunity to show their promise to PINK throughout the month. Fans can visit their local Hard Rock and party for PINK, dancing the night away to the sounds of icons and rising stars to benefit local breast cancer organizations. Get noticed in stylish shades of PINK with Hard Rock’s PINKTOBER merchandise including the PINKTOBER 2012 T-shirt, bracelet, robe, PINK Sheets, pin and more. Products are sold exclusively at Hard Rock properties worldwide, including Cafes, Hotels, Casinos and on www.hardrock.com.
Proceeds from the sale of PINKTOBER products will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and The Caron Keating Foundation (U.K.) with 75 percent of the retail price of each pin and 15 percent of the retail price of other products going directly to the cause.
WHAT: Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Kicks Off PINKTOBER at Velvet Sessions.
WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2012.
START TIME: 6:30PM. Purchase tickets on-line and receive early entry at 6:00 pm! There will also be a silent auction with hotel stays and more.
WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, 5800 Universal Boulevard, Orlando.
TICKETS: $50 online or $55 at the door – includes specialty drinks and finger foods from 6:30 pm until show time, live music and cash bars from show time onward, and valet parking. After the show, guests can hang out in Velvet Bar, where our DJ plays tunes until 1:00 am.
Velvet Sessions is a 21 or older event.
For additional information on the PINKTOBER program, please visit www.hardrock.com.
Harbor Nights La Dolce Vita at Portofino Bay Hotel
Join your friends for Harbor Nights La Dolce Vita, a wine tasting and jazz event designed to capture the ambiance of the Mediterranean. Featuring select wines, sparkling wines, gourmet food samples, and complimentary hand-rolled cigars, this is the not-to-be-missed fall event at Universal’s Portofino Bay Hotel. Plus, enjoy live music performed by The Buzzcatz.
WHAT: Harbor Nights La Dolce Vita at Universal’s Portofino Bay Hotel.
WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2012.
START TIME: 6:30PM.
WHERE: Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando.
Harbor Nights is a 21 or older event.