Celebrate Lunar New Year At Mohegan Sun

Welcome the Year of the Rat with Red Envelope cash giveaways, a traditional Lion Dance and more, all starting Saturday, January 25th!

UNCASVILLE, CT (January 8, 2020) – Mohegan Sun is following tradition by celebrating Lunar New Year! Guests can ring in the Year of the Rat with a variety of events including a traditional Chinese cultural arts demonstration and Lion Dance, the Money God, Red Envelope giveaways, special menu items available at Sunrise Square located in Casino of the Earth, the Aaron Kwok de Aa Kode World Tour inside Mohegan Sun Arena and more!

Starting January 25th, Red Envelopes will be distributed to Momentum members with valid ID on Asian bus line runs. The giveaway starts Saturday, January 25th and lasts through Friday, February 7th. During this period, guests who ride the Asian buses can receive a Red Envelope with cash varying from $5 to $100 inside. The Money God will also visit The Shops concourse from Noon to 2:00pm on February 1st for another Red Envelope giveaway and a photo opportunity with the winners from the 2019 Miss Chinese Beauty Pageant! Guests can enjoy Chinese arts and crafts demonstrations such as calligraphy and paper-cutting. Plus, Hong Kong Feng Shui Master Clement Chan will make an appearance and explain the Feng Shui in Year of the Rat. For a list of participating Asian bus lines, please visit the Mohegan Sun Chinese website.

Don’t miss the traditional Lion Dance that will tour through the Mohegan Sun property on Saturday, February 1st! The Lion Dance has long symbolized the exorcising of evil spirits while summoning good luck and fortune. The performance starts at 2:00pm, heading from Sunrise Square and making its way through Casino of the Sky.

Phantasia, located in Sunrise Square, will be serving a festive menu starting Saturday, January 25th. Featured items include the Vigor Dragon, complete with two lobsters; the Rich and Glamorous, made with lettuce, seaweed, oysters and mushrooms; and the Eight Treasures made with lotus root, Taishan cauliflower, sweet beans, mushroom, asparagus and wood ear. For a full Lunar New Year menu, please visit the Mohegan Sun website.

Guests can wrap up the celebrations with Mohegan Sun Hall of Famer Aaron Kwok in Mohegan Sun Arena. The AARON KWOK de Aa Kode WORLD TOUR 2020 takes place on Sunday, February 9th at 1:00am. With amazing dance choreography and stunning audio-visual and stage effects, this concert is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience. Tickets are $288, $238, $168 and $108 and can be purchased online at iemshowplace.com or through the phone at 718.888.3133.

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 two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two 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.

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