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Sun Wine & Food Fest Is Back At Mohegan Sun On Friday, January 26th

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Tickets for the 15th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest go on sale Friday, October 6th!

UNCASVILLE, CT (September 28, 2017) – Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, food enthusiast or simply looking for an exciting weekend, you’ll find it all at Sun Wine & Food Fest! Kicking off on January 26th at Mohegan Sun and ending Sunday evening, Sun Wine & Food Fest returns with its signature showcases including the Grand Tasting and Celebrity Chef Dine Around. Sip and sample your way through a jam-packed lineup including Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart and the addition of Divine Delights, a sweet pairing of decadent treats and dessert wines.

Bourbon Tasting presented by Beam, Inc. and Bear’s Smokehouse

Start your weekend early and taste a variety of fine bourbons during the Bourbon Tasting inside the Uncas Ballroom. Mix and mingle at the tasting while enjoying top-quality bourbon along with delectable food provided by Bear’s Restaurant Group and a cigar courtesy of Boutique Cigar.

Friday, January 26th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Tickets to the Bourbon Tasting are $90.00 per person.

Divine Delights presented by E & J Gallo Winery

The Sun Wine & Food Fest sweetens the deal this year with an all-new event! Divine Delights is your passport to explore a world of decadent desserts paired with the perfect wine to savor every sweet bite. Presented by E & J Gallo Winery, Divine Delights is an after-dinner treat you’ll want to save room for!

Friday, January 26th from 8:00pm to 11:00pm in the Uncas Ballroom.

Tickets for Divine Delights presented by E & J Gallo Winery are $90.00 per person.

The Grand Tasting

Sample over 1,000 varieties of wines and beer during Sun Wine & Food Fest’s main event, the Grand Tasting! Sip and sample some of the best wine and beer, as well as an array of specialty spirits inside the Convention Center. Plus, foodies can sample signature dishes from the region’s most highly rated restaurants. The Main Culinary Stage is the backdrop for two days of celebrity chef demonstrations along with fun-filled contests.

Saturday, January 27th from Noon to 5:00pm.

Tickets to the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting are $99.00 per person.

Vintage Cru Tasting

Taste the “best-of-the-best” vintages from around the world and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during the Sun Wine & Food Fest Vintage Cru Tasting. Learn the principles behind their craft and get a closer look into some of the finer wines Sun Wine & Food Fest has to offer. Sponsored by Big Rock Oyster, Vermont Creamery and Celebrity Cruise Lines, inside The Cabaret Theatre.

Saturday, January 27th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

Tickets to Vintage Cru Tasting are $150.00 per person. The ticket price includes the Vintage Cru Tasting and a $50.00 iGourmet gift card. Tickets do not include access to the Grand Tasting.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around

Guests are invited to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around to watch the masters at work in the Uncas Ballroom. Celebrity chefs such as Alex Guarnaschelli, Rocco Dispirito and Todd English will be on-hand serving up their best recipes at several live cooking stations. Enjoy the pairing of fine wine or premium beer to complement each signature dish.

Saturday, January 27th from 8:00pm to 10:30pm.

Tickets to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around are $199.00 per person.

Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart

She’s a world-renowned household name and she’s ready to put her spin on Sun Wine & Food Fest’s Sunday Brunch. Domestic diva Martha Stewart hosts the ultimate feast of savory food and drink during this exclusive brunch event.

Sunday, January 28th from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

Tickets to Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart are $90.00 per person.

Sun Wine & Food Fest Ticket Packages

Gain entry into the Friday night Bourbon Tasting and the Saturday Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting with the Grain & Grapes Package. The package is $150.00 and includes entry into both events.

Or, bundle the events on Friday including the Bourbon Tasting and Divine Delights presented by E & J Gallo Winery with the Grain & Goodies Package. The package is $150.00 and includes entry into both events.

The Saturday Food & Wine Package is a perfect choice for guests interested in the Grand Tasting and the Celebrity Chef Dine Around. The package is $250.00 and includes entry into both events.

Select the Winemakers and Chefs Package for access to fine wine and signature dishes at the Vintage Cru Tasting and the Celebrity Chef Dine Around. The package is $300.00 per person and includes entry into both events.

Guests looking to experience a little bit of everything are able to purchase the Food & Wine Weekend Package which includes entry into the Grand Tasting, the Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart. The package is $325.00 per person and includes entry into all three events.

For more information about all Sun Wine & Food Fest 2018 events, featured personalities, packages, hours and area hotel information, download the Sun Wine & Food Fest app or visit our 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.

Sixth Annual Sun BrewFest Returns

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Tickets for Sun BrewFest go on sale Friday, August 18th

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 15, 2017) – Sun BrewFest is back! One of Mohegan Sun’s best annual events returns on Saturday, October 7th with an array of craft beers to enjoy. Please your palate and pair your favorite brews with a bite or two as local restaurants feature food for purchase. This year’s event also includes the exclusive Halftime Hops from 6:00pm – 9:00pm and thrilling competition at the Sun BrewFest Cornhole Tournament!

Tickets for Sun BrewFest go on sale Friday, August 18th at 10:00am at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and Ticketmaster. A portion of all ticket prices will go to the Channel 3 Kids Camp. Tickets will be required for entry to all events. All guests in attendance must be 21+.

Grand Tasting

Tap into over 150 of the best beers around during the grand tasting on Saturday, October 7th. Expand your palate with a variety of brew masters pouring out 2 ounce samples of their favorite beers for guests to experience in souvenir, mini pilsner glasses. Try and find your favorite as you taste your way through craft beers, microbrews, imports, domestics and ciders. Live music keeps the entertainment going all day long inside Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom.

Tickets to the grand tasting are $30.00 per person and event runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Halftime Hops presented by Arooga’s

Sporting the best brews, grab another cold one and hangout at Halftime Hops presented by Arooga’s. Mingle from room to room – and game to game – to get your full fix of sports, including baseball and college football broadcasts, while enjoying craft beer and some of the best bites from the Arooga’s kitchen. With unlimited beer and food samples, it’s your chance to have one last toast! Halftime Hops takes place in the Uncas Ballroom’s upper lobby and runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Tickets to Halftime Hops presented by Arooga’s are $50.00 per person.

Cornhole Tournament

Enjoy a beer and toss some bags at the Sun BrewFest Cornhole Tournament! Choose your partner wisely and head to the Sun BrewFest site to register. Buy-in to the Cornhole Tournament is $100.00 and includes entry to the BrewFest grand tasting plus an exclusive VIP tasting preview.

For the most up-to-date information and a list of brewers participating in Sun BrewFest, please visit sunbrewfest.com.

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.

Terrific Comic Con Fun Returns to Mohegan Sun

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

The largest gathering of comic book artists and writers, featuring stars from the hottest comic books, sci-fi TV and movies, with a very special tribute to TV’s Batman, the late and great Adam West!

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 20, 2017) – Holy Terrific Comic Con! TERRIFICON, Connecticut’s largest comic and sci-fi convention, returns to Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center and Uncas Ballroom on August 18th – 20th with more stars, artists and events to satisfy the cravings of fans from around the Northeast. Don’t miss all the exclusive and unique features of this year’s TERRIFICON – three full days of fun for the whole family featuring more than 60 artists and 300 dealers of comic books, costume contests, cosplay, artwork and collectibles, video games, interactive workshops, after parties and so much more.

Dates & Admission:

Friday, August 18th: 1:00pm to 8:00pm – $27.00 per person

Saturday, August 19th: 10:00am to 7:00pm – $30.00 per person

Sunday, August 20th: 10:00am to 5:00pm – $27.00 person

*Kids ages 10 and younger will be admitted for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Military personnel, active or retired and first responders can get special Friday tickets for only $20.00 on-site at Mohegan Sun.

Tickets are available to purchase now by logging on to Ticketmaster.com or calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets are also available to purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.

In Detail:

TERRIFICON, once again produced by Connecticut-based firm, Big Fedora Marketing, which has been bringing Pop culture to the Nutmeg State since 2012 (TERRIFICON, CT GamerCon), promises this will be their most thrill-packed event ever. The three-day event will feature guests such as Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick from HBO’s Game of Thrones, Marvel Comics Iron First and Marvel’s soon-to-be-released The Defenders, which debuts on Netflix on August 18th.

TERRIFICON is also a celebration of the people who bring fans’ favorite superheroes like Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Batman, Captain America and hundreds of others to life in the pages of comic books. Fans can meet legendary artists and writers like former Marvel Editor-in-Chief, creator of Iron First, Ms. Marvel and Ultron, Roy Thomas. Thomas will be joined by artist Howard Chaykin who worked with Thomas on the Star Wars comic book in 1977. The two creators will be together for the first time on stage to discuss the Star Wars comic book, which is said to be the book that saved Marvel comics.

“TERRIFICON is just that: the ‘terrific’ comic con. I grew up dreaming of an event like this, and as a lifelong fan, I am making the dream a reality year after year” said Mitch Hallock, Producer and Organizer. Hallock is also a Pop culture expert and has been a podcaster for over a decade. He appears regularly as “King of the Nerds” on CT’s number one radio morning show WPLR’s Chaz & AJ.

This year’s TERRIFICON will be the largest gathering of comic book creators in Connecticut history, including a first-ever CT appearance by today’s hottest Batman team, including writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo – rock stars in the comic book industry! Other celebrity guests include: Sean Gunn from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and Gilmore Girls, Benedict Samuel from The Walking Dead and Gotham, Chris Sullivan from Guardian of the Galaxy Vol.2 and This Is Us, Violet Beane from The Flash, Shannon Purser from Stranger Things, Echo Kellum from Arrow and Dean Cain, TV’s Superman from Lois and Clark, who is now a recurring character on Supergirl.

TERRIFICON at Mohegan Sun will also feature Batman TV-series actor Burt Ward (Robin) and former Miss America, actress Lee Meriwether, who portrayed the Catwoman in the 1966 Batman theatrical movie. Ward and Meriwether will take part in a special tribute on Saturday night to honor their costar, cherished actor Adam West, who was scheduled to be TERRIFICON’s guest of honor, but who sadly passed away from leukemia on June 9th at the age of 88. This year’s comic convention will be dedicated to Mr. West’s memory and fans can pay their respects, share memories and see classic Batman vehicles on display, such as the 1966 Batmobile, Batcycle and Batboat, and for the first time ever in Connecticut the actual Batcopter.

Please visit TERRIFICON’s website for more details: www.terrificon.com.

ABOUT BIG FEDORA MARKETING:

This event and advertising firm is the brainchild of lifelong comic book fan and pop-culture expert, Mitch Hallock. The firm has been producing and organizing comic book conventions in Connecticut since 2012, including events held at Mohegan Sun starting in 2015. More recently, the firm launched CT GamerCon, which focuses on video and tabletop gaming, also held at Mohegan Sun in April 2017.

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.