Fun for Everyone in Downtown Springfield on Saturday, Aug. 24

12 August 2019

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (August 12, 2019) – MGM Springfield is ready to mark a major  milestone and the community is invited to celebrate. On Saturday, Aug. 24, the resort will host its Onederful Anniversary Celebration full of fun for the whole family, day and night.

Kicking off the festivities at 2 p.m. will be the New England Patriots Cheerleaders, welcoming guests to MGM Springfield’s outdoor Plaza for a celebration featuring live music, balloons, food trucks and cupcakes. Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will join MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis and a special celebrity guest for a rousing  “Happy Birthday” sing-along before blowing out the candles on a five-tier birthday cake.

The ONEderful Anniversary Celebration will continue inside as guests are invited to indulge in a variety of special dining options. Cal Mare will mark the milestone with decadent additions to its menu including Belon Oysters, Surf and Turf and Porchetta. The Chandler Steakhouse will offer a Wagyu Flight featuring Japanese, Australian and American Wagyu served with Yakiniku, Japanese mustard and a shishito pepper sauce, alongside Lobster Mac & Cheese with brie mornay. Taking the celebration to new (and delicious) heights, TAP Sports Bar will offer the TAP Royal Burger, featuring two beef patties topped with truffle aioli, lobster, foie gras and cheddar cheese.

In true celebratory style, MGM Springfield will commemorate the occasion with a series of specialty cocktails, including “Life of Passion,” a creative concoction featuring Belvedere Vodka, ginger syrup, Tazo Passion Tea and soda water, available at The Lobby Bar, Walk Up Bar, and soon-to-open Casino Bar. Outside at the Plaza Bar, guests may enjoy frozen drinks from Kettle One Botanical Vodka including the Cucumber and Mint Margarita, Grapefruit Rose Daiquiri and Peach Orange Blossom Colada.

Anniversary festivities will continue into the evening as MGM Springfield hosts legendary rockers AEROSMITH at the MassMutual Center, along with hilarious comedians Tony V. & Jimmy Dunn at the Roar! Comedy Series inside the historic Armory. Outside on The Plaza, guests will be treated to a series of live performances by Livio Gravini, Reverend Dan & The Dirty Catechism and Tom Dobson.

MGM Springfield’s ONEderful Anniversary Celebration is open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

For more information, please visit mgmspringfield.com.

About MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. As the world’s first LEED™ Platinum-certified gaming resort, MGM Springfield ignites a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city by seamlessly blending new design with restored historic buildings. The resort offers more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 250-room boutique hotel on Main Street, superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining headlined by award-winning Chef Michael Mina’s Cal Mare. MGM Springfield also features a seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent. The property opened on August 24, 2018. For additional information, please visit mgmspringfield.com.

Media Contacts:
Saverio Mancini / Ellanje Ferguson
MGM Springfield Communications
(413) 273-5580 / (413) 273-5581
smancini@mgmspringfield.com / eferguson@mgmspringfield.com