The First Annual Kewadin Casino Community Celebration and Tree Lighting in Christmas

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They did a great job making the casino look festive for the holiday season.

They did a great job making the casino look festive for the holiday season.

Marquette, MI  –  December 8, 2016  –  Tonight we had Bill and Joe from Great Lakes Radio out in Christmas tonight for the First Annual Kewadin Casino Tree Lighting Ceremony! The guys were broadcasting live from this Christmas Casino to share what was going on this evening. The tree lighting ceremony was open to all ages and we had a great turn out with tons of families attending the event.

The local fire department came out to save the day with a ladder to put the star on the Christmas tree. The wind was so strong they had the take down the heated tent and move inside.

Everyone gathered around the tree to count down the moments until the tree would be lit. Gasps came from the crowd after seeing the lights flicker to life on the three. With this being the Casino’s first ever tree lighting ceremony, they wanted something big to reveal! The tree they picked rivals the size of the State Capitol building’s tree down in Lansing!

Everyone was impressed by the size of this tree!

Everyone was impressed by the size of this tree!

After the tree lighting ceremony everyone moved inside the Casino for refreshments and and some good holiday fun. The Kewadin staff had Free hot cocoa and cider prepared for visitors with venison chili on the menu for a nice warm meal! It was a great event to kick off the holiday season.

Don’t forget you can join Kewdain Casinos for New Year’s Eve! The Casino will be celebration the end of 2016 all day Saturday December 31st from 12 PM – 11:45 PM. Come out to Christmas for a chance to win your share of $25,000 in cash AND credits! While supplies lasts, the evening will included free champagne, cake, hors d’oeuvres, party favors and more.

Changes to the Christmas casino are part of the year-long rebranding campaign by Kewadin to revitalize its five Upper Peninsula casinos and include adding hundreds of new slots, new dining options, and special themes to make gaming even more fun. Kewadin Casinos currently offers 2,031 slot machines, 55 table games, hotels, dining, and other amenities at its properties in Michigan’s eastern and central Upper Peninsula.

Join Kewadin Christmas Casino for their End of 2016 Celebration!

Join Kewadin Christmas Casino for their End of 2016 Celebration!

Owned and operated by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Kewadin Casinos are the premier gaming destination for people who live in and visit the Upper Peninsula. For more information, or to book your trip to the Kewadin Casinos, check out their website or call 1-800-KEWADIN (1-800-539-2346).

 

Check out the live broadcasting from Joe Duckworth below!

Joe D. welcomes you to the Christmas tree lighting ceremony
Joe talks with a happy employee at the casino
There was lots of fun in Christmas, MI
Joe speaks with the casino marketing manager
Come see all the fun of the lighting ceremony at the casino in Christmas
It’s Christmastime in Christmas!
Joe D. enjoying some great specials at Frosty’s Pub and Grub
See the huge, beautiful Christmas tree
Frosty’s has great venison dishes
Joe D. having lots of fun at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony
Come warm up at the casino
Joe says goodbye from Kewadin Casino in Christmas, MI


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