Hot Summer Fun

The New England Food Truck Festival Is Coming To Mohegan Sun!

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Saturday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 3rd

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 19, 2017) – We have some exciting news coming your way today! The New England Food Truck Festival is returning to Mohegan Sun on September 2nd and 3rd, 2017. We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a festival with 30 of New England’s premier food trucks at Mohegan Sun.

When: September 2nd and 3rd, 2017 (Rain or shine)

Where: Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot

Gate Hours: Saturday: Noon – 10:00pm

Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm

Early Access: Will be available on Saturday from 11:00am – Noon only (Limited amount of passes will be available and includes sampling opportunities for guests from a select number of food trucks)

Admission (6 and older): $5.00 at the gate

Youth Admission (Under 6): Free

Other than hosting 30 of New England’s premier food trucks, this festival will also feature live music, entertainment for kids, a fireworks show on Saturday starting at 9:15pm, field games and more.

“We want to make sure that this event offers fun for the entire family! Other than being able to eat amazing food from premier food trucks and chefs, guests will be able to enjoy good music, fun games, and even a fireworks show.” – Mike Lukaszewicz

Wondering who is heading to Mohegan Sun in September with us? Check out this sampling of our list below and get ready to eat! (List is subject to change)

Shuckin’ Truck, Trolley Dog, Makin’ Jamaican, Spuds your way, The Whoopie Wagon, Zinnekens, Big Daddy’s Fried Chicken, Ted’s Steamed Cheeseburgers, Friskie Fries, Teri Yummy, Macarollin Food Truck, The Roving Lunchbox, Meriano’s Cannoli Truck, Bears Smokehouse BBQ.

About The New England Food Truck Festival:

The New England Food Truck Festival is a family owned event coordination company that specializes in Food Truck Festivals. Our first festival hit the food truck world with a splash in 2015 offering over 19,000 guests amazing food from over 40 food trucks at the Eastern States Exposition Center. In 2016 we expanded to offering food lovers 2 food truck festivals with the festival at Mohegan Sun on Labor Day weekend being our second. Please visit our webpage for more information on our exciting new festival at Mohegan Sun: Www.NEFoodTruckFestMoheganSun.com.

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ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Mohegan Sun Introduces Private Pool Cabanas And Al Fresco Dining For The Summer Season

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Connecticut’s Premier Resort Invites Guests to Experience the Revamped Sun Terrace Pool with Private Cabanas and Outdoor Seating at Bean and Vine Terrace

UNCASVILLE, CT - Mohegan Sun announced today the opening of its renovated Sun Terrace Pool and introduced the resort’s first outdoor food and drink experience at the Bean and Vine Terrace. Resort guests and visitors are invited to embrace summertime at one of the East Coast’s premiere destinations with the Sun Terrace Pool’s enhanced amenities and contemporary updates, including brand new cabanas and pool furniture. Capturing the essence of summer, Mohegan Sun unveiled the new Bean and Vine Terrace, its first al fresco casual dining spot, featuring all day menu options ranging from hand-crafted coffee and breakfast specialties to sommelier-selected wines and seasonal small bites for sharing. The new cabanas are available startingSaturday, May 27, and the Bean and Vine Terrace opens to the public on Thursday, May 25.

“The guest experience is our priority at Mohegan Sun and we take special care and pride in continuously adding new amenities for our guests to enjoy,” said Ray Pineault, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun. “Whether hungry for the finest in dining, catching major headliners and live concerts or wanting to discover the best in gaming, we at Mohegan Sun are proud to offer guests premier entertainment, gambling, shopping and relaxing experiences this summer!”

Mohegan Sun’s Sky Tower and Earth Tower in Uncasville, CT

Sun Terrace Pool Cabanas

Guests can experience the ultimate in comfort and relaxation in the new cabanas at the Sun Terrace Pool, which offers the ideal warm-weather escape amidst Mohegan Sun’s beautiful resort setting, located on the third floor of the Sky Tower. The new pool cabanas feature a cool outdoor space for hot summer days amidst plush pillows and soothing colors – perfect to relax with a summer book or create an outdoor entertainment lounge for friends and family.

Each cabana comfortably seats ten people, comes with a television, mini-refrigerator and towels, and features sturdy shutters around the perimeter providing both sun protection and privacy for guests. Beginning this summer, daily cabana reservations are available for $400 Monday through Friday, $600 on Saturday and $500 on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and guests receive a complimentary $100 food and beverage credit when they book. In the evenings, cabanas can be reserved between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. for a lower rate of $250 Monday through Thursday, $350 Friday and Saturday, and $250 on Sunday, with a $50 food and beverage credit. Guests are encouraged to place their cabana reservation through Mohegan Sun’s concierge (Ext. 2-1230) for both future and day of bookings, with a 24-hour cancellation policy. The outside Sun Terrace Pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting.

Bean and Vine Terrace

The Bean and Vine Café & Wine Bar, located in Mohegan Sun’s recently opened Earth Tower, will launch outdoor food and drink service on the new Bean and Vine Terrace, beginning Thursday, May 25. The first al fresco casual grill spot at the resort will seat up to 120 guests on a contemporary designed patio matching the indoor restaurant’s modern style, where guests are invited to enjoy small bites at the Bean and Vine Terrace Thursdays through Saturdays. The Bean and Vine Terrace menu features shared plates such as chips and guacamole with salsa, a Mediterranean hummus platter, hot poke bowls with guests’ choice of beef tenderloin, chicken or shrimp, and grilled chicken, beef or shrimp skewers served with a summer salad and naan triangles. The restaurant will also offer $7cocktails and Moet champagne by the glass, as well as outdoor entertainment on Thursday nights as part of Mohegan Sun’s annual Hot Summer Fun celebration, which kicks off in June.

These new features are part of Mohegan Sun’s multi-million dollar revamp initiated last year. The project includes several stages of renovations for the property’s original 1,200-room Sky Tower, and opening of the brand new Earth Tower last fall. The Earth Tower brought 400 hotel rooms to Mohegan Sun’s riverfront property, featuring the full-service Mandara Spa along with a fitness center, pool, a fire pit lounge outside on the Earth Tower Terrace and now the newly introduced Bean and Vine Terrace.

To learn more about the all-encompassing resort property in Uncasville, Connecticut and experience the Sun Terrace Pool and Earth Tower Terrace this summer, visit Mohegan Sun!

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access ofNew York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Spice Up Your Night At The First-Ever Sun Tequila Tasting

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Friday, July 28th in the Uncas Ballroom

WHAT: It’s tequila time at Mohegan Sun’s Tequila Tasting on Friday, July 28th. Sample an array of premium tequilas and specialty food items to complement.

WHEN/ WHERE: Friday, July 28th

8:00pm to 11:00pm

Uncas Ballroom

IN DETAIL: It’s not a party without tequila and the festivities get underway on July 28th at Sun Tequila Tasting! DJ Tom Macari mixes the beats while you hit the mixology and margarita bars, sample an array of tequilas and savor the memories with our fun photo booth. The fiesta wouldn’t be complete without Mexican-themed favorites like tacos, guacamole and more to complement your cocktails!

Tickets for this 21+ event are $85.00 per person and go on sale Friday, May 19th at 10:00m through the Mohegan Sun Box Office and Ticketmaster. A portion of all ticket sales will go towards the Southeastern CT United Way.

To learn more about Sun Tequila Tasting, please visit our website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.