New property includes expanded main casino and entertainment venue, new Food Hall with enhanced dining experiences and multi-story parking garage.
TULALIP, WA (January 20, 2021) -- The all new Quil Ceda Creek Casino will hold its grand opening on Wednesday, February 3, introducing the public to the next major gaming, dining and entertainment destination in the Northwest.
The highly anticipated new casino spans 126,000 square feet - more than twice the size of the current property across the street. It will spotlight a beautifully designed and greatly expanded main casino, a new Food Hall and additional dining options, an innovative entertainment venue and a six-story parking garage. The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is situated on 15 acres of Tulalip Tribal land located directly off I-5 at exit 199.
Following a Tulalip Tribes’ ceremony blessing the new “Q” the doors will open to patrons at 10 AM Initial capacity will be limited, and a text message system will inform guests when they can enter the casino.
The current Quil Ceda Creek Casino will remain fully operational until 2 AM February 3, when it will close permanently.
The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino will feature:
The casino’s kitchens will be the first in the region to fully incorporate energy-saving windspeed and induction cooking technologies. Menu items will spotlight fresh, local ingredients from Northwest suppliers prepared with the latest “green cooking” techniques.
The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino will be open 24/7. It will be a no smoking and vaping property, providing designated smoking areas for guests’ convenience.
“We can’t wait to show guests what we mean when we say there will be 'More to Love' in their gaming, dining and entertainment experience," said Belinda Hegnes, Interim Executive VP of Quil Ceda Creek Casino. “We’ll continue to provide the friendly, casual guest experience we’re known for, but now in a larger facility with more room to enjoy all that we offer.”
The new casino will continue to safeguard the health and safety of guests and team members with multiple programs: limited capacity, guests and team members are required to wear properly fitting masks, no-touch temperature checks performed upon entry, social distancing, aggressive deep cleaning procedures, and entertainment areas closed based on COVID-19 guidelines. For more information on sanitation, health and safety measures visit the casino’s website.
Tulalip Tribes have completed new street improvements to enhance ease of access to the new facility.
About Quil Ceda Creek Casino
For 17 years, Quil Ceda Creek Casino has been the local’s favorite for gaming and entertainment. With more than 1,000 slot machines, a variety of table games, exciting entertainment in the Qzone, great food and beverage options plus a convenient location, Quil Ceda Creek Casino (called ‘The Q’ by locals) has been the place to meet for fun and excitement. The Q is excited to announce an all new and expanded gaming, entertainment and dining complex opening February 2021 that will elevate ‘The Q’ experience while maintaining the same, friendly, fun and casual vibe. Connect with us on Facebook @QCCcasino, Twitter @QCCcasino or visit us online at quilcedacreekcasino.com/NewQCCCasino.
5601 6th Ave. S., Suite 550
Seattle, WA 98108
Seattle-based Andersen Construction is the Design/Builder for the project based on a design by Thalden Boyd Emery (TBE) Architects of St. Louis, MO. TBE has designed more than 200 casinos in its 45-year history. Eric Guion & Associates, LLC, Seattle, is the Owner's Representative, and has been heavily involved in the Washington state and Pacific Northwest region's tribal community for more than 25 years. Eric is providing leadership in all phases of the project's design and construction.
Andersen has offices in Seattle, Portland, Boise and Eugene. Founded in Portland in 1950, they have opened full-service offices in Boise, ID, Seattle, WA and Eugene, OR. Each office is led by a Regional Manager and professional staff with roots and vast experience in their region.
1133 Olivette Executive Parkway
St. Louis, MO 63132
TBE Architects (Thalden Boyd Emery) has been providing design and architectural services for more than 45 years. They specialize in the design and architecture of hotels, casinos and related hospitality projects. Their extensive background includes work on more than 400 hotels and 200 casinos.
During the past seven years, the firm has been the architects for more than $2 billion in casino projects in the United States and Canada, and has been ranked as the one of the largest hospitality design firms in the country.
Their services include architecture, master planning, engineering and interior design. The staff is comprised of inventive designers/architects, accomplished planners, and imaginative interior designers who are extremely knowledgeable in the development of hospitality properties. TBE Architect’s entire approach is based on creating unique and exciting visions, and bringing those visions to life.
Eric Guion & Associates, LLC
1455 NW Leary Way, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98107
Much of Eric Guion’s career has involved working on Native American projects with a considerable focus on gaming, entertainment and hotels. The services his company provides include Owner’s Representation, Architectural Design and Master Planning.
While his work extends nationally, he has been heavily involved in Washington state and the Pacific Northwest region’s tribal community for more than 25 years.
As the Owner’s Representative, Guion focuses on creating a successful project and is the advocate throughout the development process. He uses his experience and expertise in both design and construction to provide leadership in all phases of the project.
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