Hot Summer Fun Returns To Mohegan Sun

Cash giveaways, live entertainment, Party on the Patio, the return of BBQ Fest and more take place June 28th through September 5th

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 23, 2021) – Hot Summer Fun kicks off Monday, June 28th and Mohegan Sun is ready to turn up the heat with this year’s celebration! Guests can participate in daily Momentum member promotions, special events including a Tesla test drive, the highly-anticipated return of live entertainment in Mohegan Sun Arena and the Wolf Den and our all-new Party on the Patio location.

Momentum members can take advantage of a new promotion every day of the week! Guests can sign up for Mohegan Sun’s free rewards program at any Player’s Club booth on property.

On More Money Mondays, Momentum members can win their share of $10,000 cash! Every Monday from June 28th – August 30th, one Momentum member will be randomly selected every thirty minutes between 10:00am – 7:30pm to win $500 cash. That’s 20 winners every Monday! To enter, Momentum members can play their favorite slots, tables, stadium games or poker games in the Poker Room. All Momentum members must be present to win.

During Catchin’ Rays Tuesdays, Momentum members can go head-to-head with other members in their status level for up to 1,000 Momentum Dollars! Momentum members can play their favorite slots and table games, or wager in the Race Book and Poker Room from 6:00am – 10:00pm every Tuesday from June 29th – August 31st. Five winners per status level will be selected each week, and the Momentum members who earn the most Status Points throughout the week wins the top Momentum Dollar prize! Momentum members must be an Ignite, Leap, Ascend or Soar member to participate.

Momentum members can double up on the earnings during Wild Winning Wednesdays. Every Wednesday from June 30th – September 1st, Momentum members who play their favorite slots from 6:00am – Midnight will receive double Momentum Dollars. Momentum members can also earn double status points while playing their favorite table games, including Poker, stadium gaming and wagers placed in the Race Book. Additionally, with Bring-A-Friend Free Slot Play, any Momentum member who brings a friend to create a new Momentum account will receive $10 in Free Slot Play for themselves and $10 in Free Slot Play for the new member! Plus, if the new Momentum member provides their email address at sign-up, they will be provided with an extra $10 in Free Slot Play. The Bring-A-Friend Free Slot Play promotion is limited to one offer per Momentum member, per Wild Winning Wednesday.

With Thrills & Chills Thursdays, Momentum members can win their share of prizes all day long! To enter, Momentum members can play their favorite slots, table games, stadium games or poker games in the Poker Room from July 1st through September 2nd between the hours of 11:00am – 9:00pm. Momentum members will be randomly selected to win prizes and incredible experiences at the top of every hour during the promotion! All guests must be present to win.

Momentum members can kick off the weekend with Fun In The Sun Fridays. The first 1,000 Momentum members to visit the Play+ Event Center (located next to Hash House A Go Go in Casino of the Earth) will receive a free Hot Summer Fun t-shirt. With new colors being offered every Friday from July 2nd – September 3rd, Momentum members will have the chance to collect all 10!  All participants must present their Momentum card and a valid ID to participate. Limit one shirt per Momentum member, per Fun in the Sun Friday.

On top of these daily promotions, Momentum members will get an extra shot at their share of some cold hard cash with Mohegan Sun’s $50,000 Jackpot Celebration! Momentum members who play their favorite slot machines and win a jackpot of $1,200 or more will receive an entry form. Jackpot winners must activate their entries at the Play+ Event Center between the hours of Noon and 7:00pm on Saturday, September 4th and deposit it into the drawing drum located at the Guest Assistance Center in the Shops at Mohegan Sun. Winners will be drawn on Saturday, September 4th at 7:30pm (there will not be a live drawing). Momentum members can visit any Player’s Club booth for official rules and complete details.

One lucky Momentum member will get the chance to take their off-roading adventures to the next level with a Polaris RZR Pro XP 4 Ultimate from Scranton Powersports of Vernon, CT, courtesy of Mohegan Sun’s Accelerate Into Summer Giveaway! Guests can swipe their Momentum card once a day at any promotional kiosk from June 28th through September 3rd to earn Free Slot Play, Momentum Dollars or entries into the grand prize drawing. Those looking to double their total entries can swipe their Momentum card at any promotional kiosk on Friday, September 3rd from 6:00am – 4:00pm. The grand prize drawing takes place on Friday, September 3rd at 7:00pm. Momentum members can visit any Player’s Club booth for official details.

Momentum members looking to enjoy Hot Summer Fun while basking in the sun can stop by the Play+ Event Center on Saturday, July 3rd for a free Hot Summer Fun beach towel. The giveaway starts at 10:00am, and beach towels are only available for the first 1,000 Momentum members to attend. Limit one beach towel per Momentum member. All guests must show their Momentum card along with valid photo ID.

Mohegan Sun Arena and the Wolf Den are back just in time for summer concert season! In Mohegan Sun Arena, fans can enjoy acts like Air Supply, Lady A, Dustin Lynch, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Straight No Chaser, Jason Mraz, Jeff Dunham, Deftones, Tom Segura, Big & Rich and Toby Keith. Over at the Wolf Den, guests can enjoy free live shows including weekend headliners like Mullett, Branded and Wicked Peach, along with full beverage service and intimate seating, all in the center of the action in Casino of the Earth. For full details on shows in Mohegan Sun Arena and the Wolf Den, visit

This year’s Hot Summer Fun welcomes the return of live outdoor entertainment with a new twist! Party on the Patio takes place every Friday from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. The Summer Entrance has transformed into a space where guests can enjoy an 80 foot bar, fire pits and food trucks, all while listening to some of the best tribute bands around. Anticipated acts include 7800 Fahrenheit (a tribute to Bon Jovi) on July 9th, Parrot Beach (a tribute to Jimmy Buffett) on July 16th, Big Eyed Phish (a tribute to Dave Matthews Band) on August 27th, B Street Band (a tribute to Bruce Springsteen) on September 3rd and more. For full details and information about the tribute band lineup, visit the Mohegan Sun website. Seating for Party on the Patio is available on a first-come, first-served basis, however, guests are also welcome to bring their own chairs. Reservations are required for fire pit seating. Call 860.862.4728 for availability and pricing.

Guests looking for a more low key live entertainment experience can enjoy novelle’s Acoustic Hideaway every Thursday from 6:00pm – 10:00pm, and every Friday & Saturday from 7:30pm – 11:30pm.

Momentum members who have a need for speed will have the chance to test drive a Tesla at the Summer Valet on Saturday, July 17th and Sunday, July 18th. Guests can experience a 15-minute test drive of a Tesla Model 3 or a Tesla Model Y from 10:00am – 6:00pm. A Tesla representative will also be on-hand to discuss each model in detail. This event is exclusively for Momentum members. Those who are interested in participating are asked to reserve a time slot in advance. All participants will be required to fill out a demonstration drive agreement form, and provide a valid driver’s license along with their Momentum card.

Basketball fans can bask in the glow of WNBA’s Connecticut Sun with home games taking place in Mohegan Sun Arena! Visit for the season schedule and ticket information.

BBQ lovers rejoice! Mohegan Sun’s annual Sun BBQ Fest returns to wrap up Hot Summer Fun on Saturday, September 4th and Sunday, September 5th. Guests can gather in the Winter Parking Lot to taste the best in barbecue, cold beer and handcrafted cocktails, all while enjoying live entertainment. Full plate vending will be provided from nationally acclaimed BBQ teams. Sample bites will also be available through the “People’s Choice Competition”, and guests are also welcome to participate in the annual Wing & Rib competition. Over $25,000 in prize money will be given out over the course of two days! Saturday’s festivities will also conclude with a special fireworks show. Ticket and vendor information are forthcoming.

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 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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