Fort Lauderdale, FL -- November 17, 2008 -- The Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse will be making its final stop for 2008 at the 21st Annual SFPC Christmas Toys in the Sun Run, touted to be the worlds longest motorcycle parade. The ride will be held Sunday, December 14, 2008, with all proceeds going to benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation.
The ride starts at Pompano Harness Track in Pompano Beach, Florida, and ends with a party at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. The party will feature live music, vendors, food and drinks, and of course, the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse's rolling fleet of the hottest customs. The featured builders for the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse will be Christian Clayton, Dave Perewitz, Athena Ransom and Donnie Smith. Christian Clayton is the owner of Sucker Punch Sally's known for their oldschool production New customs that have been hailed for their simplicity and low price. Dave Perewitz, known as "the king of flames" for his painting prowess and has been building bikes for over 30 years that push the envelope of design and style. Athena "Chickie" Ransom has been at the head of women bike builders and has built several charity bikes including one live on The Today Show. Donnie Smith is a member of the old guard of builders who has been building bikes for over 30 years and continues to build clean functional custom bikes year after year. Other celebrities will also be on hand at the event, including Jim Belushi, Big Kenny of Big & Rich, Robbie Knievel, Kyle Petty and more.
Line up for the worlds longest motorcycle parade, begins at 7:45 a.m. at the track, and the ride will leave at 9:45 a.m. sharp. The event cost is $10 and one unwrapped toy per person. Those arriving at Markham Park without a toy will be charged an additional $10 entry fee. However, riders will be able to purchase toys at Markham Park before entering the event. No preregistration is required unless you wish to be a VIP rider.
To start the festivities a little early, plan to attend the Biker Bash, held Friday, December 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. This premier VIP motorcycle event includes dinner, live entertainment by Richie Supa, Shelly Fairchild, Brett James, Niki Taylor, Stephony Smith and Big Kenny of Big and Rich. The night will also include a charity auction to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County.
For more information on the Toys in the Sun Run, please visit www.toysinthesunrun.com. For more information on the Biker's Bash, please visit www.bikersbash.org.
About the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Title sponsor of the Roadhouse, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida's leading entertainment destination featuring 50 live action poker tables and 2,400 of the most popular gaming machines on the casino floor including a new, non-smoking gaming room. The room offers ATM and redemption machines and its own Players Club Booth. This latest enhancement makes Seminole Hard Rock the largest casino in Florida with more than 140,000 square feet of gaming space. This Four-Diamond, AAA rated, 500-room hotel offers 17 restaurants and lounges, 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting room space, a full-service, European-style spa, environmentally friendly hand car wash and auto detail salon, and 22 retail shops and 11 nightclubs in Seminole Paradise. Entertainment aficionados can enjoy national and international musical acts, comedic performances, and more in Hard Rock Live--a state-of-the art and acoustically-sound arena located on property. Lucky Street parking garage offers guests an additional 2,300 spaces for parking. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) exit Stirling and travel west (1 Seminole Way) in Hollywood, Florida. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1-800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com.