Food & Fun Kick Off The Holiday Season At Mohegan Sun This Thanksgiving!

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 8, 2018) – Thanksgiving Day arrives Thursday, November 22nd, and some of Mohegan Sun’s best dining and entertainment options such as Michael Jordan’s 23.sportscafe, Bar Americain, & Carlo’s Bakery are kicking off the holiday season by featuring festive menu items and deals for family, friends, and loved ones to enjoy!

Starting Thanksgiving Day at 11:30am, Landsdowne Irish Pub & Music House has crafted a special that includes house brined and slow roasted turkey breast served with gravy, mashed potatoessage stuffing, a root vegetable blend, and cranberry sauce for $20.00. For reservations after 5:00pm, please call 860.862.7005. Guests can also enjoy karaoke starting at 9:00pm.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House will offer a ginger-brined duck breast & crispy Sous Vide duck leg served with sweet potato puree, roasted heirloom carrots, sourdough pecan stuffing, drunken kumquat marmalade, and a duck demi-glace for $45.00. For dessert, pumpkin crème brûlée, and butter pecan cookies for $14.00.

Michael Jordan’s 23.sportscafe will also have a Thanksgiving Day meal for $29.00. Guests can enjoy slow roasted turkey, either white meat or dark meat, sage veloute, Yukon mashed potatoes, traditional bread stuffing and roasted green beans, and a traditional pumpkin pie dessert for an additional $7.00.

Todd’s English Tuscany is preparing a 3-course meal for $40.00. First is a wood-roasted pear and gorgonzola salad topped with candied walnuts, arugula, a pomegranate reduction, and balsamic vinaigrette. The main course is sage brined natural turkey, sausage potato stuffing, roasted root vegetables, sweet potatoes topped with a pecan crumble, bacon Dijon brussel petals, Grappa cranberry sauce, and giblet gravy. For dessert, pecan bread pudding and vanilla gelato.

Pasta Vita is providing family style dinners for parties and large gatherings. All of the same great dishes that are available at Pasta Vita can be served for as many people as you need. Call in advance to place your order 860.862.8482.

From 1:00pm to 8:00pm, Bar Americain is presenting a $45.00 three-course feast. First is a gala apple salad with goat cheese, walnuts and a pomegranate vinaigrette. The main course is maple-glazed roasted turkey served with cornbread, wild mushroom stuffing, cranberry-fig chutney, sage gravy, and creamed kale. For dessert, spiced apple caramel crêpes.

At Seasons Buffet, lunch will feature carved slow roasted turkey, honey-mustard glazed ham, and a slow roasted steamship of beef. Dinner will feature carved slow roasted turkey, shallot crusted roast Prime rib, and honey glazed ham. Sides include bourbon maple roasted sweet potatoes, apple cranberry stuffing, and pumpkin risotto. Regular hours and prices apply.

For dessert, Carlo’s Bakery has created three holiday bundle packages:

  • The Holiday Dinner special is a $65.00 package fit to serve 10-12 people and includes the choice of two 8” pies (apple, apple crumb, pecan, or pumpkin), a six-cupcake box, and a choice of a five-pack cannoli box, assorted lobster tail box, or a signature lobster tail box.
  • The Holiday Gathering special is an $85.00 package, fit to serve 15-20 people, and includes the items from the Holiday Dinner Special and either a chocolate fudge, strawberry shortcake, vanilla confetti, or vanilla fudge cake.
  • The Holiday Feast is a $105.00 special fit for 20-25 people and includes a choice of three 8” pies (apple, apple crumb, pecan, or pumpkin), a six-cupcake box, the option of either a five-pack cannoli box, assorted lobster tail box, or a signature lobster tail box, and the choice of a holiday layer fondant cake.

* All holiday bundles are packed with a free reusable tote bag.

Enjoy family fun at Kids Quest and Cyber Quest! Operating hours have been extended for the Thanksgiving holiday week. Kids Quest is Mohegan Sun’s largest hourly childcare provider and entertainment facility, offering supervised play, games, and birthday parties. Every Kids Quest and Cyber Quest location has its own unique set of entertainment options for children, families, and adults to enjoy.

The Wolf Den is keeping the holiday weekend rolling by hosting a free show by American Idol winner and CT native Nick Fradiani on Friday, November 23rd at 8:00pm.  Growing up on the East Coast, Fradiani was mesmerized by the live renditions of his heroes: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, to name a few. Fradiani has shared the stage with notable acts like One Republic, DNCE, Rachel Platten, James Bay and Rob Thomas.

Mohegan Sun Arena wraps up Thanksgiving Day weekend with two shows from Trans-Siberian Orchestra! On Sunday, November 25th at 3:00pm and 8:00pm, Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will return to Mohegan Sun Arena for their 2018 Winter Tour, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve. Commemorating 20 years of live performances, this TSO performance will feature enduring fan – favorites as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King Joy,” “Christmas Canon,” “Music Box Blues,” “Promises To Keep,” and “This Christmas Day.” Additionally, the tour will enjoy a new second set containing some of TSO’s greatest hits and fan – pleasers. Tickets are $72.50, $62.50 and $43.50 and are on sale through Ticketmaster or the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by Mohegan Gaming and 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 the 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 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 Mohegan Sun.

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Todd English’s Tuscany, Birches Bar & Grill And Seasons Buffet Offer Up Great Holiday Dining

Mohegan Sun is featuring tasty dining specials on December 24th and December 25th
With the holiday closing in fast, Mohegan Sun’s buffet and restaurants are set to offer some delicious menu specials  for those looking to grab a bite out with family and friends.
On Christmas Day, Todd English’s Tuscany will offer a Chef’s Tasting Menu which begins with Porcini & Onion Zuppa accompanied by Brioche Croutons and Gruyère Cheese.  Diners can then feast on a Herb-Seared Halibut with Garlicky Spinach, Sweet Potato Hash and Lemon Vinaigrette followed by Pastrami Rubbed Duck Breast with Confit Duck Leg and Wild Mushroom Risotto.  Top off your meal with a Sweet Grappa-Laced Mini Sponge Cake with Fresh Berries and Maple Gingersnap Gelato.  The four-course will be offered at $55.00, ($90.00 with wine pairings) per person and will be served from 11:30am to 10:00pm.
Also on Christmas Day, Birches Bar & Grill will feature a special 3-course meal that starts off with a Soup du Jour or a choice of Garden Salad with Sweet-Herb Vinaigrette or a classic Caesar Salad followed by Baked Stuffed Shrimp with Asparagus spears, Rice Pilaf and Lemon Beurre Blanc.  Completing the meal is a Nutcracker Tart with Mixed Nuts, Chocolate Sauce and Candy Cane Bark.  This will be offered at $30.00 per person.
On Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, Seasons Buffet will have a variety of selections available for guests. The carving board will include such selections like Sage & Apple Glazed Turkey Breast and Roasted Turkey Thighs. Horseradish Crusted Prime Rib and Pineapple & Clove Glazed Smoked Ham will also be available.  Guests looking to enjoy delectable entrées can feast on Baked Stuffed Flounder, Roasted Orange Glazed Chicken and Spicy Thai Scallop & Vegetable Stir Fry.  Candy Cane Cheesecake, Cherry Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding, Nutcracker Tarts and a variety of pastries will be featured for dessert.  The buffet will be offered at $16.98 (gratuity not included), plus tax and will be served from 11:00am to 10:00pm.  Children can eat for $9.43 (gratuity not included).
All of Mohegan Sun’s restaurants will be open for service on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  More information and a full list of Mohegan Sun’s restaurants can be found at
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting 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