Return to Romance

Jon  Secada under the stars overlooking Sarasota Bay on Valentine’s Day on the grounds of Crosley Estate? It doesn’t get more romantic that this!

**********CHANGE OF VENUE: As of February 12, 2013 Please be advised due to weather the venue has changed for this event. It will now be held across the way at Flight Source International Airport Hangar next to the SRQ Airport, located at 1244 Clyde Jones Rd, Sarasota. Please see their website for update information.  ************

A star falls from the sky, lands upon a stage at Powel Crosley Mansion on Valentine’s Day. Your ‘Angel’ sitting next to you, Jon Secada serenades you while the moon’s shadow dances in the distance on Sarasota Bay. A magical, romantic evening is waiting for you on February 14, 2013. Your driver opens the door, beyond the iron gates; a secret garden awaits and you hold the key. Ambient music, angelic voices, sophisticated elegance, experience chic outdoor furniture, soft lighting hanging from the large oak trees, food and drink await your indulgence.

Eager to do special events, the founder of Chilllounge Night; Rainer Scheer set the bar high this Valentine’s Day. ‘Return to Romance’ is a whimsical fairytale like setting old Florida style. Built in 1929 this Mediterranean-Revival style mansion; Powel Crosley Estate will make use of all aspects of the 16 acre property, including the front lawn where the evening begins and eventually ends with romantic sounds by The Lotus Fire ( Playing Flamenco, Tango, Gypsy Swing and Blues, their beats will warm you up for the main concert held on the back lawn over looking the bay.

Powel Crosley Estate

Concert style seating with will surround the stage, where 3x Grammy Award Singer/Songwriter; Jon Secada ( will seduce you with his soulful melodic voice and songs you’ve more than likely heard and can sing along to. ‘Angel,’ a song Secada will perform is a favorite of Scheer’s. A few months back he sat down with Secada’s agent in Del Ray Beach securing this international superstar. Aside from singing he is well-known for writing songs for musicians like Gloria Estfan, Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin. Come alone, with a group of friends or your partner, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.

“An event like this will cost in the range of $50-$100K, with all the vendors and behind the scenes,” Scheer tells me. “We have 25 valet, 12 tents and a stage from US Tent Rental, 10 catering stations from Milan Catering, 15 people to run the bars and the list goes on.” They also rely on sponsors like Hyatt Hotel, BMW Sarasota, Venetian Dental, Peroni, Gold & Diamond Source and so many more. Their labor of love is to provide you with the most elegant evening you can have without having to worry about anything other than the one your with.

Helping to keep your worry free Harold Ratzenboeck, Owner/Operator of Skyway Transport has mapped out two convenient locations to pick you up. Marina Jack on US 41 in downtown Sarasota and Bonefish Grille on University Parkway for those in the University Corridor. Transportation to and from the event is an additional $10. per-person round trip  includes a glass of champagne for each of the 24 passengers as they settle in.

Reserve in advance online when you buy your ticket to the event, seating’s  limited. The schedule:

Marina Jack –Depart: 6:30pm, Arrive: 6:45pm / Return: 11:00pm, Arrive: 11:15pm

Bonefish Grille – Depart: 7:00pm, Arrive 7:15pm / Return: 10:45pm Arrive: 11:00pm

There are only 980 tickets available for this event. The first three rows already sold out.

Each ticket includes food, drink, Proseco bar, entertainment by Jon Secada and The Lotus Fire, ambiance, a rose for the ladies upon arrival, valet parking, red carpet photograph a general admission ticket to Chill Lounge Tampa/St. Pete and an unforgettable evening on the bay. Tickets for rows 1-11 $160.00; rows 12-22 $140.00. Book Online now and reserve your key to this special magical evening. Dress in what makes you feel elegant, sexy and comfortable. There isn’t a better way to spend the most romantic night of the year!

You’re key to unlock the iron gates and your chariot waits at or call 1-888-695-0888 to buy tickets by phone. Sarasota Chill Lounge will take place on March 9th, 2013 along Palm Avenue. Be sure to check the website for information and mark your calendars now.



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