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Swing Time Newsletter — Saturday NOV 29th 2008

Hi Everyone,  Swing Time and Swing Gang are teaming up to bring you what we expect will be the biggest swing dance event in modern Florida history ...Swingin' the New Year at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum!  We're shooting for 1000+ swing dancers!  Get your tickets now for this grand celebration, and be part of history this New Year's Eve!  --Sam

Also in this newsletter:
New Year's Group Reservations       Wednesday Gulfport Casino Swing       Calendar of Events

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Swingin' the New Year!
Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

New Year's Eve -- Wednesday December 31st 2008 -- Swing Time and Swing Gang present... Swingin' the New Year, a grand New Year's Eve celebration for all ages, happening at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum!  The evening includes music, dancing and celebration 9pm-1am, plus an intro swing-dance lesson 8-9pm (no partner needed); doors open at 7:30pm.  The celebration features a midnight countdown & balloon drop, a vintage fashion contest & photo shoot, party favors & chocolates, prize giveaways, free parking, and a full cash bar with champagne bottles and toasts available.  The St. Petersburg Coliseum provides historic swing-era ambiance, a smoke-free atmosphere, and an unparalleled 15,000 square foot oak dance floor!  New Year's and vintage attire are encouraged.  The St. Petersburg Coliseum is located at 535 4th Ave. N., St. Petersburg FL 33701.

Doors Open 7:30pm
Swing Dance Lesson:  8-9pm (no partner needed)
Music,  Dancing  &  Celebration!   9pm-1am

Vintage Fashion Contest & Photo Shoot!
Midnight Countdown & BALLOON DROP
Full Cash Bar w/ Champagne Bottles & Toasts Available
Party Favors  ~  Noisemakers  ~  Chocolates  ~  Prize Giveaways
*  All Ages  *  Smoke-Free  *  New Year's Decor  *  Free Parking  *

TICKETS:  $15/in advance -or- $20/day of event  (+ $1 Coliseum surcharge);  Purchase Advance Tickets:
Securely Online at www.TampaBaySwing.com
In Person at Coliseum Box Office:  535 4th Ave N, St Petersburg (10am-4pm M-F, 727-892-5202)
Wednesdays (12/3, 12/10 & 12/17) at the Gulfport Casino Swing Nights   

Food & Drinks:  You may bring your own food to this event, or purchase a variety of snacks from the Coliseum's snack bar (everything from popcorn to ice cream to coffee).  For drinks, the Coliseum will run a full cash bar, with beer, wine, mixed drinks, soft drinks, bottled water, and champagne.  No outside beverages are allowed into the Coliseum, and no coolers are allowed.

[Tickets]     [Map & Directions]     [More Info]

for Swingin' the New Year

SPECIAL OFFER  Purchase your VIP Reserved Table for 10 by December 17th and receive a Complimentary Bottle of Champagne!

NOVEMBER SPECIAL  Purchase your VIP Reserved Alcove for just $75!  (Price goes to $99 December 1st, if any alcoves remain.)  Only 3 VIP Alcoves remain... get 'em while they last!  Plus receive 2 Complimentary Bottles of Champagne and Deluxe Chocolates with any alcove reservation.  Alcoves seat up to 24 people, and parties reserving VIP Alcoves may arrive early to custom decorate their alcove, and may contact us for custom seating arrangements, custom champagne orders, reserving multiple adjacent alcoves, etc.  Alcove reservations do NOT include event tickets; you must purchase these -- as many as you'd like -- separately.

Two Neighboring Alcoves
VIP Reserved Alcoves are a hot item! -- only 3 out of 10 remain

Have a huge private party you'd like to bring?  Want to sponsor the event?  The Coliseum balcony, with seating for up to 150, is available for a large group reservation or sponsorship.  Contact us for more information.

For group reservations, phone 727-669-7830 or 813-579-4645, or visit www.TampaBaySwing.com.

EVERY WEDNESDAY in Gulfport (St. Petersburg, FL)

Swing Music & Dancing,  8pm-Midnight
Dance Lesson,  7-8pm  (no partner needed)

Shim Sham,  Dance Jams,  Prizes,  Mixers,  & More

Beautiful & Historic Waterfront Grand Ballroom
Friendly Social Atmosphere
One of the World's Best Dance Floors!

*  All Ages  *  Smoke-Free  *  Full Bar  *  Free Parking  * 
Admission $7  (includes Free Lesson)

[Map & Directions]     [Lessons]     [More Info]

Click the links below for details on each event

   EVERY WEDNESDAY: Gulfport Casino Swing Night!
                    Celebrate Your Birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night

Dec 31, 2008 (Wed): Special Event at the St. Petersburg Coliseum
                    Swing Time & Swing Gang present...
                    SWINGIN' THE NEW YEAR !
                    Grand New Year's Eve Celebration for All Ages!
                    Tickets:  $15/advance -or- $20/day of event  (+ $1 Coliseum surcharge)
                    Click here for Ticket Info or to Purchase Tickets

Jan  2, 2009 (Fri): Swing Time! returns to the Gulfport Casino
                    featuring  The Venturas
                    Exceptional Talent w/ Hot Vocals!
                    Tickets: $11;  purchase at the door

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