Special Events

Hot Summer Fun All Season Long at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

July 1st to August 31st

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 27, 2017) – There is nowhere else to be during the summer season than Mohegan Sun Pocono, enjoying their 2017 Hot Summer Fun events, prizes and promotions!  Hot Summer Fun begins Saturday, July 1st and will heat up all summer through Thursday, August 31st.

King Of Cash

Throughout the month of July, guests can win over $125,000 in Cash and Free Slot Play Prizes!  Receive one entry for everyStatus Point earned beginning from 6:00am on July 1st through 9:45pm on July 29th.  On July 29th, four winners every 30 minutes from noon to 7:00pm will win $500 in Free Slot Play.  From 7:00pm to 10:00pm lucky guests will get the chance to win a share of over $100,000 in cash.

Beach Ball Big Wheel

Bounce your way to Mohegan Sun Pocono as one lucky guest every 10 minutes will have the opportunity to spin the BeachBallMega Wheel.  Every Saturday in July from 2:00pm to midnight, you may win a prize.  The prizes range from $100 Free Slot Play to $10,000 cash!

Jeep Giveaway

Win a brand new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara, cash, Free Slot Play and more throughout the month of August.  Beginning August 1st to August 26th, for every Status Point earned, guests receive one entry into the drawing.  On Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, earn more points just for playing on those days!  How many entries can you accumulate before the prize drawings from 3:00pm to 10:15pm on August 26th to win a new Jeep?

Envelope Extravaganza Wednesdays

Which guest will be lucky and choose the envelope with up to $1,000 Free Slot Play out of the mystery box? Five guests every 15 minutes from 11:00am to 6:00pm every Wednesday throughout August will be selected to choose an envelope with a mystery amount between $100 to $1,000 in Free Slot Play.

Summertime Entertainment

As the summer sun sets for the night, Mohegan Sun Pocono lights up the Keystone Grand Ballroom stage when Pop – Rock artist, Richard Marx, performs live on Friday, July 7th at 8:00pm with tickets starting at $29.00.  Shawn Klush, known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis” and Elvis’ own Sweet Inspirations captivate the crowd on Saturday, August 26th at 8:00pm and Sunday, August 27th at 4:00pm, tickets to both shows start at $29.00. Tickets are available for all shows by logging on to ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets are also available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

During the summer weeks, come to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Racetrack Apron to unwind and have fun at Party on the Patio! Every Thursday at 6:00pm starting June 1st to August 31st.  Enjoy free live music with an impressive line – up of cover bands along with food and drink specials!

If you enjoy live entertainment, don’t miss all the local bands that will be coming to Breakers every Saturday!  The electrifying and energetic atmosphere will be a great place to enjoy music and drink specials with friends.

Wilkes – Barre Annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

Who does not love to see 4th of July fireworks light up the night sky? It is fun for all ages to watch and enjoy! Head on down to Kirby Park Tuesday, July 4th as Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to be a diamond level sponsor for the Wilkes – Barre Annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration!

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

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Elvis Tribute Spectacular at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Artist Shawn Klush and the Sweet Inspirations hit Mohegan Sun Pocono on August 27th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 12, 2017) – Elvis Tribute Artist Shawn Klush and Elvis’ own Sweet Inspirations, in honor of Elvis’ 40th Anniversary, will be bringing their exciting live performance to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, August 26th at 8:00pm and Sunday, August 27th at 4:00pm. Klush, known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis” voted by 6.5 million international viewers, will be backed by Elvis’s own backup singers, The Sweet Inspirations and the Ambassadors of Elvis Band.

Tickets start at $29.00 and will go on sale on Friday, June 16th through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets by logging on to ticketmaster.com or calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.  Limited cash tickets will be available for the Saturday, August 26th show.

Klush’s love for music led him to begin imitating his musical idol, Elvis Presley; making his performances recognized worldwide for his distinguished Elvis impersonation, including his sultry looks, vocal accuracy and swaying hips, and has long performed alongside Elvis’s closest friends, musicians and backup singers.  After starting his performing career, Shawn Klush has received numerous awards and honors for his performances, including “First Ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises, “Best Concert Elvis” by Gibson Guitar, a featured performer on the Late Show with David Letterman, and starred as Elvis in the Legends in Concert shows in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

Shawn has released four CDs and CD singles. Shawn recently sold out a 15 city tour of Australia and has record-breaking performances in the U.S., Australia, Switzerland, Canada, the U.K. and South America. He was named “Worldwide Ambassador of Elvis” at the Las Vegas Hilton celebrating Elvis’ historic Las Vegas performances. If one thing is fair to say, it is that Shawn Klush is “The Closest Thing to the King in Concert.” Recently, Shawn Klush appeared as Elvis on the HBO original series Vinyl and received rave reviews for his performance from publications such as Rolling Stone Magazine and the New York Times.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

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PA Oktoberfest Returns To Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Join the celebration, the German way!

WHAT:

Pennsylvania’s largest Oktoberfest returns for another weekend full of fun at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The PA Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday, September 16th and continues through Sunday, September 18th for three days of beer, food, music, wiener dog racing and more! Sponsored by Times-Shamrock Communications, the event will be held on the race track apron at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Admission is $5.00 and advanced tickets will go on sale Friday, August 19th at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and any Shur Save location, with buy one, get one free admission!

WHEN:

Friday, September 16th: 4:30pm to 11:00pm.

Saturday, September 17th: 11:00am to 11:00pm.

Sunday, September 18th: 11:00am to 5:00pm.

IN DETAIL:

One of the top 10 Oktoberfest celebrations in the nation, the widely popular PA Oktoberfest returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono with more than 50 beer selections, award-winning traditional entertainers, local bands, authentic German-American cuisine, wiener dog racing, strong arm contests and more. This year’s festival is back with new activities and entertainment, making it the best celebration yet! Live entertainment at this year’s PA Oktoberfest will include John Stevens’ Doubleshot Polka and a crowd favorite, Romy – from Munich Germany. Known for playing the traditional Alphorn, the Alpine Horns will also be performing at this year’s festival.

Other highlights this year include Special Keg Tapping Ceremonies on Friday, September 16th at 4:30pm, 5:00pm and 5:30pm. Then on Sunday, September 18th, the 2nd Annual Lederhosen 5k will begin at 12:00pm. Guests can register for this event in advance or at the event, starting at 11:00am through 11:45am. The Lederhosen 5k will take participants around the Pocono race track and through the surrounding trails. $10.00 registration fee includes race entry and all-day admission to PA Oktoberfest. Okto-mugs will also be handed out at the finish line to all who participate in the Lederhosen 5K.

Guests Must Be 21 Years Old To Enter This Event.

*With admission, each guest will receive one $10.00 Free Slot Play voucher at the event. Please see Player’s Club for details. Valid for redemption Monday, September 19th through Tuesday, October 18th and only one voucher may be used per momentum account.

For more information, including a schedule of activities and information on purchasing tickets for Oktoberfest, please visit paoktoberfest.com.

About Mohegan Sun Pocono

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our Website. Connect with us onFacebook, follow us on Twitter, download our App and view us on YouTube.

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CBS’s Big Brother Casting Call Comes To Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

WHAT:            
Join Mohegan Sun Pocono and dentist John McGuire from Season 17 at the casting call for the CBS hit reality show, Big Brother, on Thursday, March 31st

WHEN:
Thursday, March 31st
Keystone Grand Ballroom
10:00am to 2:00pm

IN DETAIL:
Do you have what it takes to be the last remaining Houseguest? You’ll have the chance to prove it when WYOU holds a Big Brother casting call at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Big Brother alum, Johnny Mac, stops by to mix and with fans in line. Don’t miss your chance to be in the running for the grand prize of $500,000!

Guests must be 21 and over to attend and audition at the event.

Participants may not line up until 8:00am on the morning of the event. Registration begins at 10:00am.

Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the application. Full eligibility requirements and applications are available here.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO:
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Meet The World Famous Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Event benefits the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

WHAT:
See the world famous Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s free, family-friendly event and enjoy live entertainment, great raffle prizes and more!

WHEN:
Friday March 11th
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Mohegan Sun Pocono Track Apron & Racing Lobby
Wristbands distributed starting at 3:00pm on the Sky Bridge

IN DETAIL:
On Friday, March 11th, don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal with the rare black and white Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales in advance of their appearance in the Scranton St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 12th. Enjoy free photos with the Clydesdales, live bagpipe music and traditional Irish step dancing, meet the Express Clydesdale Queen crowned at the event, have the chance to win great raffle prizes and purchase chances to ride in a wagon pulled by the world-famous Clydesdales around the racetrack, with proceeds benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

This event is free to the public and all ages are welcome. This is a wristband-only event for photos. The first 200 people to line up on the Sky Bridge beginning at 3:00pm will receive a wristband; wristbands must be worn in order to gain entrance into the photo area of this event.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO:
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.