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Cherokee, NC (June 19, 2023) – Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, located in Cherokee, North Carolina, will welcome The Comedy Zone to its roster of highly acclaimed entertainment venues.

Slated to open this summer, The Comedy Zone will host top-notch comedians and some of the hottest stand-up performers on the stage.

Known as the world leader in comedy for over three decades, The Comedy Zone is recognized for securing the most sought-after acts in comedy across 40 locations around the United States. This is the group’s third location in North Carolina.

“We are thrilled to be collaborating with The Comedy Zone to offer our hotel guests, visitors, and locals the opportunity to laugh and have fun with some of the most recognized names in comedy,” said Brooks Robinson, Regional Senior Vice President & General Manager of Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. “Between world-renowned music acts from around the country at our Event Center to lively bands at Myst Bar and Wicked Weed Brewpub – the addition of The Comedy Zone further establishes Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort as a premier entertainment destination in the Carolinas.”

Located in Selu Garden Café, the 3,200 square-foot comedy club will offer over 170 seats, a full-service bar, and food offerings to guests ages 21 and over.  90-minute shows will be offered Wednesday through Sunday each week starting at 7 p.m.

“It is an honor to join forces with Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, a leading destination for entertainment in the Carolinas,” said Brian Heffron, Founding Partner at Comedy Zone Worldwide and Managing Partner at The Comedy Zone. “We’re excited to bring some of the most hilarious names in the comedy industry to the resort’s guests as we continue expanding our footprint.”

The Comedy Zone is scheduled to open on Thursday, July 6 with headliner Andy Forrester and special guest Jason Allen King.  For more information on The Comedy Zone, or to purchase tickets, visit cherokeecomedyzone.com.

About Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort - An Enterprise of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina. The casino has over 3,000 games. The property also features over 1,800 hotel rooms, the Le Fu Men gaming area, 12 dining options, the luxurious 18,000 square foot Mandara Spa, 11 retail shops, the 3,000 plus seat Event Center, Caesars Sportsbook, North Carolina’s first and premiere sports betting venue, and The Cherokee Convention Center. In addition to the 56-acre property, guests have privileged access to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian-owned Sequoyah National Golf Club. Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is also home to the UltraStar Multi-tainment center which features 24 bowling lanes, an arcade, and three bars.