World Massage Festival &
Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

May 6-9, 2019
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Cherokee, North Carolina

Our Mission Statement: To honor those who built the bridges for our profession,
to educate the general public about massage, to educate therapists
about different types of massage and to have fun.



The luxurious 21-story Harrah's Cherokee Hotel is set amid the beautiful mountain setting of western North Carolina and provides luxury lodging that creates an upscale experience with 1,108 spacious rooms that include breathtaking views.

Our group rates are only $99 per night, plus taxes, for Sunday through Thursday nights. Reservations information COMING SOON!!

Rooms have sold out at Harrahs for SATURDAY night only. Here are the closest hotels to the casino:

Cherokee Grand Hotel - 828-497-0050
Fairfield Inn & Suites - 828-497-0400
Holiday Inn Express - 828-497-3113
Stonebrook Lodge - 828-497-2222

Harrah's Cherokee will provide the following for us:
  • Free Valet or Self-Parking
  • Free WiFi in your hotel room
  • Free WiFi in the Vending Hall
  • $2.00 off EACH time you dine at the Chef's Stage Buffet
Check-in/Checkout Kiosks are available in the hotel for fast service and are located on the 2nd floor of the hotel, near the Callaway golf shop.

Enjoy many amenities like the fitness room that is open 24/7, the indoor pool and our new outdoor pool featuring a zero entry pool, cabanas and bar area.


Chefs Stage Buffet is sure to please even the pickiest eaters! Interaction stations offer tastes from around the world with Italian, Asian, Comfort Food, Barbeque, etc and "The Chefs Stage" station which offers a variety throughout the week and our Chef of the Month on Friday and Saturday!

Pizzeria UNO Express at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort offers hand-crafted thin crust pizzas and calzones and fresh pasta dishes! Come in for a hot bite of Italian favorites, located off the casino floor, in the food court.

Want a sure bet? Order a sandwich at Winning Streaks Deli, featuring Boar's Head meat. This restaurant and deli offers a selection of hot and cold sandwiches in addition to delicious paninis. Winning Streaks is located in the new food court at Harrah's Cherokee. Stop by any time, day or night, for grab-and-go sandwiches.

Specializing in Asian fare, the Noodle Bar at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort brings a fun taste of the Far East to the Great Smoky Mountains. This Asian restaurant serves dim sum & small plates, noodle soups and house specialties!

Looking for a comfortable place to enjoy a great cup of coffee, a delicious sandwich or just a glass of wine or beer? Overlooking Soco Creek, Lobby Cafe is conveniently located on the first floor of the hotel and is a perfect place to meet friends or just relax and refresh. This casual dining spot features Starbucks, espresso and latte; handcrafted salads and sandwiches made with European-style cold-cuts and artisan breads and a selection of fine wine and imported beer.

Looking for a place to grab a quick bite and get back to the hot action of the casino floor? Johnny Rockets brings a great American taste to Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort with breakfast sandwiches, classic burgers and fries and famous milkshakes! Located off the casino floor, in the food court.

America's favorite every day, all-day stop for coffee and baked goods is Dunkin' Donuts. Located just off the casino floor, in the food court.

BRIO Tuscan Grille at Harrah's Cherokee invites you to gather with friends, family and co-workers and experience the flavors of Tuscany without a passport! Bringing the pleasures of the Tuscan country villa to Cherokee, our chef-inspired recipes are sure to tempt your palate. At this Italian restaurant, we believe that to eat well is to live well. Known for its authentic Northern Italian specialties, BRIO features a hard wood infused pizza oven and oven-roasted steaks, chops, fresh fish and made-to-order pastas. Tuscan small bites are offered, along with an extensive wine list with a large Italian contingent served by the glass. Lunch, brunch and dinner menus are available in a casual, yet elegant environment and an atmosphere reminiscent of an old world Taverna. Designed to seat approximately 400 people, the 12,000 sq. ft. Italian restaurant offers a patio-like environment, main dining room, chef's table, large bar area and two private dining rooms.

Ruth Chris Steak House's world-class wine list features over 225 selections, and this steakhouse's vibrant list of premium wines by the glass will delight any wine enthusiast. Located just off the Rotunda at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, Ruth's Chris is your spot to enjoy the perfect night out. This classic steakhouse brings a restaurant experience characterized by the restaurant's renowned quality steaks and signature menu items like USDA Prime steaks served in Ruth's Chris's signature style. Complementing the restaurant's popular steak offerings are New Orleans inspired menu items and signature Ruth's Chris seafood selections.

Selu Garden Cafe offers some favorite dishes along with an all-you-can-eat salad and soup bar Monday-Friday and we offer brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Selu Garden Cafe is located in the hotel and just a short walk away from the action of the casino floor! Total Rewards members receive a discounted price off the menu items. See prices in orange on the menu for the Total Rewards discount.

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