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Top Pit Masters Serve Up Their Barbecue Specialties At Sun BBQ Fest Presented By King’s Hawaiian

Friday, April 6th, 2018

The 6th Annual Sun BBQ Fest Returns on June 2nd & 3rd,
Rain or Shine

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 6, 2018) – It’s time to get messy at Sun BBQ Fest presented by King’s Hawaiian, Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd at Mohegan Sun. Festival goers will be able to sink their teeth into barbecue-smothered favorites, full plate meals, ribs, wings and more! Live music and cooking challenges will also take place throughout the weekend for the whole family to enjoy.

Admission is $5.00 per day and now on sale through the Mohegan Sun Box Office or available at the festival door. Kids 6 and under get in free. The weekend of the event, $1.00 tickets for food and beverage will be available inside the festival.

Grills Heated Up – Wings, Ribs & More

The Winter Parking Lot will be smokin’ with the best BBQ for guests to sink their teeth into. Experience the BBQ action and decide who reigns supreme during the People’s Choice Contest all weekend long. $2.00 samples will be available from 20 participating Kansas City BBQ Society teams, and guests can cast their vote for the ultimate best at Sun BBQ Fest. On Saturday, the competition continues with a rib contest from Noon to 2:30pm, followed by a wing challenge from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. For $5.00, each contest offers a sampling of 5 wings or 5 ribs for fans to indulge and then judge. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Sun BBQ Fest official charity, Operation BBQ Relief.

BBQ Fest goers can taste their way through an endless supply of delicious meats and other flavorful options, all from some of the best restaurants and food vendors that can be found in the region. Wash it all down with a refreshing selection of beers that include Bud, Bud Light and Samuel Adams. Tito’s cocktails will also be offered for $7.00 – the perfect pairings for BBQ on a hot summer day!

Electrifying Entertainment

Ever wonder how the pros make it look so easy? Here is your chance to learn the tricks of the trade right from celebrity chef Myron Mixon, “the winningest man in barbecue” and four – time Barbecue World Champion.  On Saturday, June 2nd at 1:00pm and 3:00pm he will perform cooking demonstrations.

Be entertained all weekend long with live music on the main stage that will be providing the beats for this can’t-miss parking lot party. End Saturday night with a bang! – The spectacular fireworks display will be set to kick off at 9:15pm and guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.

NOTE: Mohegan Sun requires persons under the age of 18 to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during Sun BBQ Fest. Unescorted minors will have their parent/legal guardian contacted to pick them up immediately.

To learn more about Sun BBQ Fest, please visit the event website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, 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.

SunBBQ Fest Returns To Mohegan Sun This June

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Rain or shine, Sun BBQFest takes over the Winter Parking Lot

Uncasville, CT (April 21, 2015) – Get fired up for some finger-lickin’ fun during Sun BBQFest. On June 13th & 14th, savor the flavors of the best barbeque around with festivities featuring live music, a beer trailer, barbeque battles, local vendors, food trucks and so much more you can sink your teeth into!

Tickets for the event are $5.00 per day and go on sale Friday, April 24th through the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Kids 6 and under get in free.

Wings, Ribs & More!
Get in on all the BBQ action and decide who reigns supreme during the People’s Choice Contest all weekend long. Purchase samples from each vendor and cast your vote for the ultimate best at Sun BBQFest. Competition remains fierce on Saturday with a Wing Contest from Noon to 3:00pm followed by a Rib Challenege from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. For $5.00, each contest offers a sampling of wings or ribs for you to judge! A portion of the proceeds benefits the Sun BBQFest official charity, Operation BBQ Relief.

If relaxed, non-competetive snacking is more your style, peruse the impressive lineup of food trucks and vendors! The Wethersfield Famer’s Market will be on-site offering some of the best fare alongside the endless supply of Kansas City BBQ Society meats and over 30 vendor options to choose from! Wash it all down with a selection of beers including Bud, Bud Light, Yuengling and Sam Adams. Select cocktails will also be offered for $7.00, perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day!

Entertainment Galore
No festival would be complete without some live entertainment. The Winter Parking Lot spices things up with music, demos and a fireworks show to celebrate summertime and all things BBQ.

Be entertained all weekend long with live music on the main stage. Green Tea Band, Whiskey & Rye, Jay Dempsey Band, The Attiks and the Stephanie Hansen Band will be providing the beats for this epic parking lot party. Throughout the weekend, learn the tricks of the BBQ trade during demos and Q&A sessions on the main stage.

Saturday night goes out with a bang! Don’t miss a spectacular fireworks display. The fireworks kick off at 9:30pm and are guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.

NOTE: Mohegan Sun requires persons under the age of 18 to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during the Sun BBQFest.  Unescorted minors will have their parent/legal guardian contacted to pick them up immediately.

To learn more about Sun BBQFest, please visit the event website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, 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, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 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 view us on YouTube.

Tonight’s (July 25th) Fireworks And Rooftop Party Cancelled

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Tonight’s (Thursday, July 25th) event cancelled due to rain

Mohegan Sun regrets to announce that due to inclement weather, tonight’s rooftop party on the Riverview Garage and fireworks extravaganza have been cancelled.

GLO at the Pool, which includes a performance by Chainsmokers, has also been moved to Vista Lounge at Wombi Rock. There will be no cover charge for this event.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, 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, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 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 our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, find us on Pinterest and view us on YouTube.