Mohegan Sun Has It All This Holiday Season

2010-11-24

Guests can enjoy a holiday toy store, great entertainment and shopping for gifts at nearly 40 retail outlets at Mohegan Sun
This holiday season at Mohegan Sun, guests can find a one-stop destination for gifts and loads of entertainment and even a shot at winning a $250.00 gift card all by having the ugliest holiday sweater.  In addition, The Shops At Mohegan Sun, for the first time, will be featuring a special toy store, The Toy Basket, featuring a range of great gift items.
THE TOY BASKET
This holiday season, Mohegan Sun is making it easier than ever to get your shopping finished with our very own holiday toy store.  The Toy Basket is open now and features a variety of products for both young and old.  Guests can shop for the popular Mattel products like Hot Wheels & Barbie along with numerous Crayola and Lego gifts.  To help spark some great gift planning, we have come up with a top five toy list with all five products set to be featured in The Toy Basket.
1.)   Pillow Pets
The half stuffed animal half pillow product known as Pillow Pets is one of the top gift ideas for young children this Holiday season and the Toy Basket will be well stocked.  The fun, cuddly and inexpensive Pillow Pets can be purchased in everything from a cow, turtle, lady bug and even dolphins.
2.)   LEGO: Crawler Crane
Mohegan Sun’s holiday outlet will have various LEGO products available including the popular Crawler Crane that will keep kids busy with authentic construction vehicle details and features like moving tracks, lifting mechanism, a house section and barrier.
3.)   Fisher Price: Color Flash Laptop
The just for kids Fisher Price Color Flash Laptop features an array of game modes aimed to help kids discover letters, phonics and numbers.  The product also comes equipped with mazes, music, exciting animation and more.
4.)   Calico Critters Country Tree House
The Calico Critters Country Tree House isn’t your average play set.  This four room package comes equipped with plenty of furniture & accessories including two mango monkeys, hot tub, water slide and a lake that all make for a great deal of fun for children. 
5.)   Barbie: Glam Vacation House
One of the hot items that will be available in The Toy Basket is the Glam Vacation House by Barbie.  The dollhouse has two stories and six areas of glam-o-rama play including a living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, patio and breakfast bar.  Kids can customize the set as they see fit with clip n’ fit pieces such as TV, chandelier and titki lights.  The kit folds up also for children to play on the go.
ENTERTAINMENT
Mohegan Sun will feature some fantastic performances in all three venues for the holiday season as well.  Below is a lineup of upcoming performances.
Arena
Saturday, December 11th at 7:00pm and Sunday, December 12th at 2:00pm: A Mohegan Sun Holiday Marvels Classic – Albano’s Nutcracker.  Tickets are $33.00 & $23.00 with special discounts for seniors and children twelve & under.
Sunday, December 19th at 7:00pm:  Johnny Mathis; singing his hits & holiday favorites with special guest Gary Mule Deer.  Tickets are $30.00
Friday, December 31st at 8:00pm: Chelsea Handler rings in the New Year with special guest Sarah Colonna.  Tickets are $55.00
Cabaret
Saturday, December 25th at 8:00pm: Treehouse Comedy Productions presents Paul Bond featuring Pete Michaels with special guest Fran Capo.  Tickets are $20.00
Saturday, December 31st at 10:00pm: Treehouse Comedy Productions presents Laugh in 2011 With Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane & Joe DeVito.  Tickets are $29.75 and includes a champagne toast and a ball and balloon drop at midnight.
Wolf Den
Friday, December 10th at 8:00pm: Restless Heart XMAS Show
Friday, December 17th at 8:00pm and Saturday December 18th at 8:00pm: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party
Saturday, December 25th at 8:00pm: Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Ever
Arena & Cabaret tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  Wolf Den shows are Free!
UGLY SWEATER CONTEST
Mohegan Sun really gets into the holiday spirit with the return of the “It’s Not You, It’s The Sweater” Contest.  The contest is currently in progress and runs through December 8th at 10:00am.  To enter, participants are asked to send a photo of themselves in an ugly holiday sweater to contest@mohegansun.com and include their full name, email address and phone number. On December 9th, the collection of ugly sweater photos will be posted in an album on Mohegan Sun’s Facebook page where users can vote for their favorites by clicking the “like” option by the photo.  The photo with the most “likes” as of 10:00am on December 15th will win a $250.00 gift card to The Shops at Mohegan Sun.
GIFT CARDS & UNITED WAY WRISTBANDS
Mohegan Sun gift cards are also available and can be purchased with cash or credit card at the Mohegan Sun Box Office or any Mohegan Sun apparel outlet including all Essential stores and Everything Under The Sun which are open 24 hours a day.  Gift cards are available in denominations from $10.00 to $500.00 and can be used for everything from shopping, dining & entertainment as well as at Mohegan Sun’s hotel, Elemis Spa and Mohegan Sun’s Mobil Gas Station & Convenience store. 
Starting December 6th, all Mohegan Sun outlets and select Shops at Mohegan Sun will participate in a special cause benefiting the United Way.  Guests can purchase wristbands at any Mohegan Sun outlet with cash, credit card or Player’s Club points.  All proceeds will go towards United Way programs.
A complete list of The Shops at Mohegan Sun are as follows:  America’s Memories, Bare Escentuals, Brewster’s Trading Post, Brookstone, Caché, Cascade Electronics, Chico’s, Citizen Watch, Clay Pipe, Coach, Everything Under The Sun, Galina’s European Boutique, Godiva Chocolatier, Lalo Treasures,  Landau,  LUSH Cosmetics,  Lux Bond & Green, Margaritaville’s Smuggler’s Hold, Mohegan Sun’s Essentials (several locations throughout the property),  Oriental Fine Arts and Crafts,  PUMA®,  Scentsations, Spin Street, Sunglasses USA, Sun Shoes, Swarovski, The Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store, Tiffany & Co., Tommy Bahama, Trading Cove, Trailblazer and Yankee Candle.
For more complete information on Mohegan Sun’s restaurants, shops and spa, visit mohegansun.com or call 1.888.226.7711.  Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.

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Cody Chapman

Chapman, Cody