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MGM National Harbor Celebrates the Year of the Rooster with Vibrant Décor, Exciting Entertainment and Culinary Specialties

MGM National Harbor Celebrates the Year of the Rooster with Vibrant Décor, Exciting Entertainment and Culinary Specialties

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (January 24, 2017) MGM National Harbor, the region’s hottest new destination resort casino, is celebrating Lunar New Year with festive entertainment, a vibrant Conservatory display and authentic culinary specials.


The Conservatory at MGM National Harbor Celebrates the Year of the Rooster with Vibrant Lunar New Year Display

The Conservatory at MGM National Harbor Celebrates the Year of the Rooster with Vibrant Lunar New Year Display

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (January 23, 2017) – Guests from near and far who visit MGM National Harbor this Lunar New Year will be greeted by a rich and warm floral masterpiece celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Imagined and designed by renowned event designer Ed Libby, the Lunar New Year display at MGM National Harbor’s Conservatory delights guests with its rich palette of gold, red and orange and a multitude of flowers, now through March.


Fink’s Jewelers to Debut at MGM National Harbor  Further Elevating Distinct Retail Collection

Fink’s Jewelers to Debut at MGM National Harbor Further Elevating Distinct Retail Collection

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (December 16, 2016) – Craftsmanship, precision, intricate detailing and design continue to be celebrated at MGM National Harbor with the addition of Fink’s Jewelers, an official Rolex retailer, to the resort’s prestigious lineup of retail brands. Scheduled to open in 2017, this Fink’s Jewelers location will feature a beautiful space dedicated to Rolex, displaying an impressive selection of the world’s finest timepieces. 


Dining



Maryland Fry Bar Launches within Fish by José Andrés at MGM National Harbor

Maryland Fry Bar Launches within Fish by José Andrés at MGM National Harbor

Fish by José Andrés is proud to announce the launch of the Maryland Fry Bar where the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay meets the traditional Japanese tempura technique. The experience takes place at a five-seat bar, situated within Fish, José Andrés’ newly opened seafood-focused restaurant at MGM National Harbor. Guests have a front row seat to watch chefs prepare a variety of ingredients – from maitake mushrooms and local oysters, to unique Chesapeake blowfish and luxurious scallops with truffles and caviar. 


Fish by José Andrés Opens at MGM National Harbor

Fish by José Andrés Opens at MGM National Harbor

December 19, 2016, WASHINGTON, D.C. – José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest concept, Fish by José Andrés, at MGM National Harbor. A unique seafood-focused concept from José and his team, this signature restaurant celebrates the best of the Maryland and Chesapeake Bay Watershed, referenced by its playful name which salutes the Mid-Atlantic staple.


Farm-to-Bed: Marcus Samuelsson Launches In-Room Dining at MGM National Harbor

Farm-to-Bed: Marcus Samuelsson Launches In-Room Dining at MGM National Harbor

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (December 1, 2016) – Every guestroom and suite at MGM National Harbor will double as a dining destination as James Beard Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson debuts his first room service experience at the $1.4 billion resort opening Dec. 8. The Ethiopian-born, Sweden-raised celebrated chef revives American comfort classics with gourmet cuisine worthy of a heralded restaurant, yet specially crafted to be enjoyed in the serenity of guests’ private retreats.


Entertainment & Nightlife



Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. Battles Top Challenger Oscar Escandon Saturday, March 11 From MGM National Harbor in Maryland

Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. Battles Top Challenger Oscar Escandon Saturday, March 11 From MGM National Harbor in Maryland

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. (February 16, 2017) - WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will make the second defense of his title when he faces top challenger Oscar Escandon Saturday, March 11 in the main event of boxing’s first visit to the recently opened MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) and the WBC Interim Featherweight Champion Escandon (25-2, 17 KOs) will meet in one of boxing’s most talented divisions that continues to deliver exciting action fight after fight.


Vasyl Lomachenko and Jason Sosa Ready To Make A Federal Case In D.C. In Their Battle For The WBO Jr. Lightweight World Title

Vasyl Lomachenko and Jason Sosa Ready To Make A Federal Case In D.C. In Their Battle For The WBO Jr. Lightweight World Title

OXON HILL, MD (February 15, 2017) - Two-division world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist VASYL LOMACHENKO and World Boxing Association (WBA) super featherweight world champion JASON "El Canito" SOSA will battle for Lomachenko's World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world title, Saturday, April 8, at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD.  The fight between the two world champions will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. 


Terry Fator to Perform at The Theater at MGM National Harbor Friday, June 16

Terry Fator to Perform at The Theater at MGM National Harbor Friday, June 16

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (February 14, 2017) – Terry Fator, known for his signature mix of comedy, singing, celebrity impersonations and ventriloquism, will bring his talents to the stage at The Theater at MGM National Harbor for a scheduled performance  Friday, June 16 at 8 p.m.


Casino



MGM National Harbor Welcomes Guests to New Gaming Experiences

MGM National Harbor Welcomes Guests to New Gaming Experiences

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (December 8, 2016) – MGM National Harbor has set the new standard for gaming as the highly anticipated property opened Thursday, Dec. 8. With more than 125,000 square feet of vibrant gaming space, MGM National Harbor will quickly become the region’s most advanced, high-tech industry leader.


Community



MGM National Harbor Champions Diversity and Community Commitment as a Leading New Employer in the Capital Region

MGM National Harbor Champions Diversity and Community Commitment as a Leading New Employer in the Capital Region

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (December 7, 2016) – MGM National Harbor announces that it has met and exceeded all of its commitments to Prince George’s County, Md. under the Community Benefits Agreement. The luxury casino resort, which opened on December 8, has hired 48 percent of its 4,000 employees from the County and donated more than $1 million to local organizations. Ahead of its Grand Opening, MGM National Harbor has achieved results that set a new precedent for diversity and inclusion by a large employer, and are historic for any project of this scale in the State of Maryland.


MGM National Harbor to be Presidential Sponsor of 2016 Taste of DC

MGM National Harbor to be Presidential Sponsor of 2016 Taste of DC

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (October 5, 2016) – MGM National Harbor, the luxury casino resort opening December 8 in Prince George’s County, will be the Presidential Sponsor of Washington, D.C.’s  Taste of DC, the region’s largest food, beer and wine festival. This annual, two-day culinary adventure, which attracts more than 50,000 attendees, takes place Saturday, October 8 from 1 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. along four city blocks on “America’s Main Street”, historic Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd  and 7th Streets, NW.
 


MGM National Harbor to Sponsor 2016 King Street Art Festival

MGM National Harbor to Sponsor 2016 King Street Art Festival

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (September 13, 2016)MGM National Harbor, the luxury casino resort opening later this year in Prince George’s County, will be the Premier Sponsor of King Street Art Festival, presented by Howard Alan Events. This annual arts and cultural event, which attracts more than 50,000 residents and visitors, will take place Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Festival booths will line King Street between Washington and Union streets, and feature more than six blocks of artwork by more than 250 artists from the U.S. and abroad. Admission is free.


Development



MGM National Harbor Names Kerry R. Watson, Jr. Vice President of Government Affairs

MGM National Harbor Names Kerry R. Watson, Jr. Vice President of Government Affairs

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (JANUARY 11, 2017) – MGM National Harbor, the new luxury destination resort casino, has named Kerry Russell Watson, Jr. as Vice President of Government Affairs. Mr. Watson joined the company on January 2 to oversee government relations with state and local elected officials in Maryland, and to manage the legislative agenda in the state for parent company MGM Resorts International [NYSE: MGM]. 


JLL Partners with Maryland’s Newest Resort Experience MGM National Harbor

WASHINGTON D.C. (February 12, 2016)  JLL today announced that it has been retained by MGM Resorts International to lease the luxury retail promenade in its newest development, MGM National Harbor. The property is located at the intersection of I-95 and I-295 in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2016.


MGM National Harbor Celebrates 100th Minority Business Enterprise Milestone

MGM National Harbor Celebrates 100th Minority Business Enterprise Milestone

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (October 15, 2015)  MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), announced today a contract has been awarded to its 100th Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Parkinson Construction Company, who will provide concrete masonry services as part of the development of the $1.4 billion integrated resort project.



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