Mohegan Sun Launches All-New Hot Summer Fun Lineup


$500,000 cash is up for grabs along with weekly car giveaways, celebrity sightings, pool parties and the hottest tour stops

UNCASVILLE, CT  – Bigger. Better. Hotter. Just some of the words people will be saying about Mohegan Sun’s new Hot Summer Fun lineup. Now entering its 16th year, Mohegan Sun decided it was time to spice things up a bit. As part of this year’s revamped Hot Summer Fun celebrations, which kicks off June 23rd and runs through September 1st, there will be bigger fireworks displays, better giveaways and hotter entertainment.

Fireworks Extravaganzas

Mohegan Sun is making a bang this summer, and a big one, as they host three large Hot Summer Fun parties on the rooftop of the Riverview Garage. Open to all ages, the fun kicks off at 5:00pm and includes games for kids of all ages, carnival food favorites and samples of summer treats from CT based Farmers Cow, as well as Mohegan Sun’s Tiki Bar for guests 21+. These special celebrations will be held on Sunday, June 23rd to kick off Hot Summer Fun, on Thursday, July 25th and on Sunday, September 1st to wrap up summer. NOTE: Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Other various events will be taking place throughout the summer including Mohegan Sun’s Signature Events series. Confirmed events to date include Reality Checks with Andy Cohen the host and executive producer of Watch What Happens: Live on Thursday, June 20th and Caroline Manzo of The Real Housewives of New Jersey on Friday, July 12th. Be sure to visit for all the latest updates.

Mad-Dash Mondays

Over $500,000 cash is up for grabs this summer at Mohegan Sun with Mad-Dash Mondays. Starting June 24th, each Monday throughout the summer, 10 lucky Player’s Club members have the chance to walk away with their share of $50,000. Every half hour from Noon to 2:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm, one lucky Player’s Club member playing at their favorite slot machines will have a chance to enter the Cash Cube containing $5,000.

Take Two Tuesdays

Mohegan Sun will have you seeing double every Tuesday throughout the summer. Beginning Tuesday, June 25th, Player’s Club members playing their favorite slot machines will earn double points from 6:00am to Midnight. Not a gamer? Not a problem. Seasons Buffet will be having specials throughout the day. Other restaurants and retailers offering Take Two Tuesdays specials include Todd English’s Tuscany, Ballo Italian Restaurant, Hash House a Go Go, Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe, Sephora, Citizen Watch and Kids Quest among many others. A complete list is available here.

Spin to Win Wednesdays

Cure the midweek blues with Spin to Win Wednesdays at Mohegan Sun. Each Wednesday beginning on June 26th from Noon to 8:00pm, Player’s Club members will have the opportunity to win at least $10.00 and up to $1,000 in Free Slot Play with PowerSpin, one of Mohegan Sun’s PowerPlay Bonusing features.
Guests can also enjoy the popular Wine Wednesdays. Held on the terrace of Todd English’s Tuscany each Wednesday at 6:00pm, enjoy food, wine, tapas and more with special wine-themed events including Tastings & Tapas. Plus, every Wednesday features special wine pairing dinners at Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain and Todd English’s Tuscany and at VISTA Lounge, enjoy an evening of champagne & Jazz from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.

Free Ride Thursdays

What’s better than a car giveaway? How about 10! Throughout Hot Summer Fun, Mohegan Sun is giving away a car each Thursday beginning June 27th. To qualify, Player’s Club members just need to be playing their favorite slot machine or table game between Noon and 8:00pm. Each week, one lucky guest will walk away with a car, but they aren’t the only winner. Guests playing around the winner could also receive a $50.00 gas credit good at Mohegan Sun Mobil Gas Station & Convenience Store.
On Thursday nights, things heat up with the return of GLO At The Pool, New England’s only night-time pool party. GLO At The Pool’s unique outdoor location provides a nightlife experience unlike any other. Cover charge for Thursdays is $10.00 and Saturdays is $20.00; ladies enter free until 11:00pm. For more information, visit

Festive Fridays

Each Friday morning throughout Hot Summer Fun, Mohegan Sun will also be giving away free t-shirts for the first 4,000 Player’s Club members. Shirts will be distributed at the Summer and Riverview Coat Checks starting at 9:00am. A different color shirt will be given each week.  Collect all 10 during Hot Summer Fun!  Then start the weekend early with the free and all-new Summer SunFest Concert Series each Friday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm on the rooftop of the Riverview Garage. This 21 and over event allows guests to enjoy food and drink specials, like $2.00 drafts from Bud Light and Goose Island and Bacardi cocktails starting at $5.00, while listening to their favorite cover bands. Bands such as Flowers & Kain and Wicked Peach are among the groups that will take the stage. Click here for a complete schedule.

Sultry Saturdays

Add a little spice to your life with Sultry Saturdays at Mohegan Sun, where the premier party spots in the region are all under one roof. Dance under the stars at GLO At The Pool – the only nighttime pool party in New England, enjoy a drink under the world’s largest indoor planetarium dome at VISTA Lounge at Wombi Rock or party the night away at MIST, a steamy, contemporary (venue) that sits beneath the 3-story water wall in Casino of the Wind.
Guests can also grab a pint or some amazing pub fare at The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House or dance into the early morning at Ballo Italian Restaurant & Social Club. Each venue offers unique entertainment and special events throughout the summer. Be sure to check Mohegan Sun’s nightlife page for all the latest updates.

Livin’ Large Sundays

Starting Sunday, June 30th, you could Win For Life® at Mohegan Sun!  Each Sunday at 9:00am Mohegan Sun will be giving away CT Lottery $3.00 Win for Life® scratch tickets for the first 2,000 Player’s Club members who stop by the Summer Coat Check.  Take a chance at winning $5,000 a month for life!
Additionally guests can enjoy various retail and dining specials including a Surf & Turf Entrée at Todd English’s Tuscany, as well as discounts at a number of other venues including Ben & Jerry’s, Frank Pepe Pizzeria Nepoletana, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House, Cascade Electronics, Galina’s and Yankee Candle among others.

Let the Music Play

This summer, Mohegan Sun has your concert hookup with over 100 events taking place over 10 weeks. The top-ranked Mohegan Sun Arena will be home to hot tours like Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, The Eagles, Barenaked Ladies, Black Sabbath and more. The Wolf Den, which is open seven days a week, free and for guests 21 and over, will see such acts 10,000 Maniacs, Bel Biv DeVoe and Everclear, among others. And inside The Cabaret Theatre, comics such as Rich Vos and Billy Gardell (star of Mike & Molly) will take the stage.
About Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, Most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 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
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