Only a ferry ride away, Mohegan Sun is an ideal escape for Long Islanders all year-round, but come summertime, the 34-story casino, hotel and entertainment complex takes it up a notch. Situated along the Thames River in Connecticut, Mohegan Sun has a summer agenda loaded with activities, promotions and giveaways. The amenities add to the appeal—think a 17,500-square-foot outdoor sun terrace with newly renovated VIP cabanas, two pools, a nightly fire pit, the new Mandara Spa offering massages and facial therapies, shopping options galore, a scenic golf course and 40 restaurants to choose from. Now through Sept. 2, get ready to enjoy hot summer fun at Mohegan Sun!
Snag a deal every day of the week
Rock The Region Mondays (June 25-Aug. 27)
Rock out in the Wolf Den with local favorite acts, drink specials ($2 domestic drafts and $5 Jameson any way) and delicious food. Dig in at the Seasons Buffet (two lunches for $30, 11am-5pm, two dinners for $40, 5pm-close) or enjoy Celebrity Chef Todd English’s food with the Todd English’s Tuscany (two Tuscan tables for $40, 11:30am-3pm).
Cash Dash Tuesday (June 26-Aug. 28)
Win big every Tuesday! Mohegan Sun is giving away up to $120,000 every Tuesday—yup, you read that correctly—from noon-2pm and 5-7pm. Every hour, a Momentum member will be chosen to enter the cash cube and win up to $10,000. Winnings can be doubled by catching a $2 inside the cash cube. Make sure to bring a friend—they’ll be able to win along with you if they are also a Momentum member.
More Momentum Wednesday (June 27-Aug. 29)
Hump Day has never been more exciting. From 6am-midnight, play your favorite slots to receive double Momentum dollars; earn 50 more Status Points while playing your favorite table games; bring a friend who joins Momentum and get $10 in Free Slot Play; or visit any Player’s Club booth to discover how to earn cash by using your Play account while playing your favorite games. There’s buy one, get one bus vouchers to boot.
Hot Seat Thursdays (July 28-Aug. 30)
More prizes are coming on Thursdays, too. From 10am-7pm, play your favorite slots, table and stadium games for a chance to be one of four people to win
$2,500. If that’s not enough, there will also be Thursday night pool parties at the Sun Terrace Pool!
Free and Fun Fridays (June 29-Aug. 31)
TGIF! Head over for free T-shirts and rooftop parties you won’t want to miss. From 7-11pm expect live music, $3 Bud Light, specialty cocktails, wine, fire pits, table games, slot machines, food trucks, cornhole and much more.
Worth the Wait Weekends (June 30-Sept. 2)
Of course weekends are when the magic really happens. Don’t miss the best nightlife on the East Coast with the hottest DJs, celebrity appearances, stand-up comedy and live music. Choose from a slew of options, including the VISTA Lounge with plush covers, VIP sections and intimate dance floor, and Mist, a cool lounge with dancing and drinks set against a three-story water wall.
Sip and Swirl at 3 Events
The 2nd Annual Sun Tequila Tasting, returns July 20
Take your taste buds on a ride. Sip over 50 different world-class tequilas and sample craft cocktails featuring tequila and other liquors. It’s $50 a person from 8-11pm. Must be 21.
Mohegan Sun’s Cigar Social, Aug. 11
Spend an evening under the stars while enjoying the complexity and richness of premium cigars. Also, sip full-flavored bourbons and cognacs to the sounds of live music. This event is $125 a person from 7-10pm. Must be 21.
New England Food Truck Festival, Sept. 1-Sept. 2
Dig in at another delicious food event with live music! The New England Food Truck Festival features dozens of food trucks serving a ton of savory and sweet options including BBQ, pizza, cupcakes and cannolis. Bring the whole family to this one as there will be entertainment for kids, face painting, field games and so much more. Saturday it takes place from noon-10pm with fireworks at 9:15pm and Sunday from noon-6pm. Tickets are $5 online, $8 at the door or $8 online for a two-day admission. Children 6 years old and younger are free. Or head over for the VIP Hour for $35 from 11am-noon.