Meetings Frequently Asked Questions
How far is Tunica from the nearest commercial airport?
The Memphis International Airport is about a half-hour away from the Tunica Resort area.
Is there airport shuttle service to and from the Memphis International Airport?
Tunica hotels do not offer a shuttle to and from the airport but groups may arrange to have a shuttle service hired for airport pick-ups. The Tunica Convention and Visitor’s Bureau staff would be happy to assist you with receiving additional information for your group. There is also Blues City Tours, which offers area shuttle services, airport shuttle service and sightseeing tour services. They can be reached at 662-357-9609. Please call ahead as there may not be a car on stand-by in the area.
How do our attendees find out what the local weather is during their conference?The weather in Tunica is Southern – hot in the summer, cool and breezy in the winter. Fall and spring are magnificent. On average, we get 54 inches of rain. So when it comes to what to wear, put on whatever is most comfortable and casual. Visitors can also find the latest weather conditions at Weather.com.
Does Tunica have public transportation/shuttles/taxi service?
Tunica does not currently offer public transportation or shuttle service. If you are not driving to Tunica with your own vehicle, Tunica offers Avis/Budget car rental service at the Tunica Airport. There is also Blues City Tours, which offers area shuttle services, airport shuttle service and sightseeing tour services. They can be contacted at (662) 357-9609. You can call a taxi via Checker/Yellow Cab at (901) 949-5881. Please call ahead, as there may not be a car on stand-by in the area.
What Convention Services do you offer?
The staff at the Tunica Convention and Visitor’s Bureau want to assist you and your group in every way possible. To see a list from site visits to planning assistance, please visit our Meetings Locations & Services page (insert link to page) or call 888-488-6422 for additional information.
What is there to do around the Tunica Resorts area?
After your meeting sessions, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy in Tunica Resorts! In the resort area, we offer gaming, golf, as well as shopping. In addition, be sure to check out the area museums including the all new Gateway to the Blues museum and the Tunica RiverPark located right on the banks of the Mississippi River. In the town of Tunica, find out about the history of the area at the Tunica Museum or check out some of our local shopping. The Bureau staff would be happy to assist you with the planning of social events and activities while you are in the area.
What is the total number of sleeping rooms in Tunica hotels?
Tunica has more than 4,500 sleeping rooms resort wide.
What is the total square footage of meeting space in Tunica?
Tunica offers a combined total of approximately 150,000 square feet in meeting space throughout the resort area.
Is Tunica a Union town?
No. Mississippi is a "Right to Work" state.