Caesars Windsor Colosseum To Reopen In December

Tuesday October 26th, 2021

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The Colosseum performance venue inside Caesars Windsor will be reopening for concerts and shows starting this December, casino officials announced Tuesday afternoon.

The casino says as capacity restrictions are further eased for venues with vaccination requirements, Caesars Entertainment will be reopening the Colosseum at Caesars Windsor beginning Saturday, December 11th, 2021.

The reopening will take place 20 months after the venue was forced to close at the onset of the pandemic.

The first shows scheduled include REO Speedwagon, followed by The Tenors, Alice Cooper, Slash, and Shinedown.

“We are ecstatic to bring live entertainment back to Caesars Windsor for our guests, employees, and the community,” said Kevin Laforet, President, Caesars Windsor.  “There is nothing like the feeling and energy of a live music experience and we are thrilled to showcase an impressive lineup for The Colosseum.”

REO Speedwagon performs at the Colosseum in 2014 (File photo by Nicki Kereliuk)

In addition to opening The Colosseum, the province has announced the easing of capacity restrictions for all locations with vaccination certificate mandates.

Here’s the upcoming Colosseum line-up:

  • REO Speedwagon on December 11th, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. – Limited tickets available
  • The Tenors Santa’s Wish Tour on December 19th, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. – Tickets on sale November 5th
  • Alice Cooper on January 27th, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. – Tickets on sale November 12th
  • Shinedown on February 23rd, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. – Tickets on sale now
  • Slash on March 4th, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. – Tickets on sale October 29th
  • Bachman Cummings: Together Again, Live in Concert on March 11th, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. – Tickets on sale now

Caesars Windsor Director of Entertainment Tim Trombley says this lineup is just the beginning.

“We have more exciting shows to announce in the coming weeks,” he said.  “Stay tuned.”

Caesars says all Colosseum guests need to be fully vaccinated (plus 14 days) and provide proof of vaccination, along with proof of identification, under provincial guidelines.

Ticket purchases can be made through caesarswindsor.com or ticketmaster.ca. They say limited Box Office hours will be available in late November.

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