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Tickets are now on sale for the Pride of the Americas Runway Fashion Show, Thursday, April 23 at 8 p.m. in the all-new Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
The Runway Fashion Show will be hosted by “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Bianca Del Rio and feature sensational new collections by Bravo’s “Project Runway” alumni Peach Carr, Joshua Christensen, Kelly Dempsey, Daniel Esquivel and Edmond Newton.
Sir Rat Leather will showcase their latest fetish wear designs, along with runway shows by South Florida designer Carlos Marrero and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Out of the Closet consignment store, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
DJ Power Infiniti will provide the soundtrack for the glitzy evening of fashion. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a reception, trunk shows by participating designers, student fashion shows and silent auction to benefit Pride Fort Lauderdale community grants and scholarships.
Tickets start at $25 at Ticketmaster.com. Guests who purchase VIP tickets ($125) will enjoy Hard Rock Live’s best seats, comfy couches with drink service, and receive a gift bag. VIP guests can also attend a pre-show meet-and-greet with Bianca Del Rio.
The Pride of the Americas Runway Fashion show would not be possible without the generous support of the event sponsor, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, and the Pride of the Americas presenting sponsor, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.
ABOUT PRIDE OF THE AMERICAS
The first Pride of the Americas festival is being planned and hosted by Pride Fort Lauderdale with support from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, the presenting sponsor. More than 350,000 visitors from Alaska to Argentina are expected to arrive in Broward County, April 21 – 26, 2020, for six days of events including seminars and educational programs, performing arts festival, health care symposium, business conference, service projects, a parade and beach parties.
Greater Fort Lauderdale Pride, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and the oldest Pride organization in the state of Florida, founded in the aftermath of Anita Bryant’s successful 1977 campaign to overturn a landmark gay rights ordinance in Miami-Dade County. A portion of the proceeds from Pride of the Americas events will be returned to the LGBT+ community in the form of grants and scholarships. Since 2007, the organization has awarded more than $60,000. Learn more at PrideFortLauderdale.org.
ABOUT SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO HOLLYWOOD
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship casino resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion on Oct. 24, 2019. New offerings include 638 upscale guestrooms in the first-ever Guitar Hotel, 168 luxury guestrooms and unique swim-up suites in the adjacent Oasis Tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, and 465 newly redesigned guestrooms in Hard Rock Hotel for a combined room count of 1,271 throughout the resort. Additional amenities include the lush, “Bora Bora” style lagoon with private cabanas and butler service; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; a 13.5-acre recreational water experience for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding; 19 dining outlets and 20 bars and lounges; an expansive gaming floor with 3,100 slots, 195 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space including a 38,000 square-foot, carpeted exhibition hall; and The Shoppes at The Guitar Hotel, a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. The highly anticipated Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, will showcase A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. The integrated resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood SeminoleReservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441), and is 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. For more information, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, call 800-937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly