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Finger-Lickin’ Fun At Sun BBQFest

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Rain or shine, Sun BBQFest comes back on June 3rd & 4th

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 7, 2017) – Get ready for all-day finger-lickin’ fun at Sun BBQFest! On June 3rd and 4th, taste the flavors of the best barbeque around with festivities featuring live music, a beer garden and Tito’s RV, barbeque battles, local vendors, food trucks, fireworks and so much more.

Tickets are $5.00 per day and go on sale Friday, April 7th at 10:00am through the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Kids 6 and under get in free. The weekend of the event, tickets for entry are available at the gate along with food and drink tickets.

Wings, Ribs & More

Join 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 BBQFest. 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 BBQFest official charity, Operation BBQ Relief.

BBQFest 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 Sam Adams. Select cocktails will also be offered for $7.00 – just what might be needed on a hot summer day!

Incredible Entertainment

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

Dance all weekend long with live music on the main stage. Jay Dempsey Band, Will Evans Band, Green Tea Band and Southern City Band will be providing the beats for this can’t-miss parking lot party.

End Saturday night with a bang! 20Ride, a Zac Brown Band tribute band, will take the stage leading up the spectacular fireworks display – 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 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:

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 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.