14 December 2018

MGM Springfield Rings in the New Year with
Spectacular Parties and Extraordinary Restaurants

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (December 21, 2018) – MGM Springfield is rolling out the red carpet for New Year’s Eve, capping off its historic opening year in style. The luxury resort will ring in 2019 with a series of celebrations featuring lavish food offerings, exciting entertainment and one-of-a-kind happenings throughout the day and night.  

Boasting an unrivaled setting, “First Night at The Armory” will treat guests to an extravagant, black-tie affair featuring a live band and open bar. Revelers will enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres and food stations including a gourmet macaroni and cheese bar, raw bar and liquid nitrogen ice cream sundae bar, creatively prepared by the renowned chefs at The Farm Table at Kringle Candle. As the clock strikes midnight, guests will come together for a champagne toast as they watch the famed ball drop in Times Square on the 27-foot outdoor Armory marquee. Tickets are $200 per person and festivities begin at 9 p.m. Tickets for “First Night at The Armory” can be purchased at mgmspringfield.com.

Commonwealth Bar and Lounge will host a bash that partygoers won’t want to miss. Starting at 8 p.m., “Vintage New Year’s Eve” will heat up the nightlife hub that’s been fashionably designed to look and feel like an old-school haberdashery. Tickets are $150 per person and include a four-hour open bar featuring Commonwealth’s signature drinks such as “Choose Your Own Adventure” and “#FakeNews.” Exclusive New Year’s Eve table packages, including bottles of Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne and Belvedere Vodka, are available starting at $2,000. Tickets and table packages for “Vintage New Year’s Eve” can be purchased at mgmspringfield.com.

At TAP Sports Bar, guests are invited to toast 2019 with lively beats, craft brews and kitchen favorites such as Beer Cheese Nachos and The Armory Burger from 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. VIP and lane-side bowling packages will be available starting at $350 and include one complimentary bottle of Chandon Brut NV for a midnight champagne toast. Reservations are required for New Year’s Eve packages and can be booked by calling TAP Sports Bar at (413) 270-5409.

Visitors looking for an unparalleled dining experience can reserve a table at The Chandler Steakhouse or Cal Mare. Both restaurants will serve specialty menus highlighting the creative flair of their executive chefs, sommeliers and mixologists. Reservations are required for New Year’s Eve dining experiences and can be made by calling (413) 273-5000.

M life Rewards members will have the exclusive chance to win up to $2,019 in FREEPLAY® throughout the day on December 31. From noon to 4 p.m. guests will automatically be entered to win when they place their M life card in any slot machine on the casino floor. Drawings will be made every hour, on the hour.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend the events at The Armory, Commonwealth Bar and Lounge and TAP Sports Bar on December 31. For more information on New Year’s Eve at MGM Springfield please visit mgmspringfield.com or call (413) 273-5000.  

About MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. Creating 3,000 permanent jobs and igniting a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city, the resort, which combines new construction with revived historic buildings, 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 the seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent. MGM Springfield opened on August 24, 2018. For additional information, please visit mgmspringfield.com.

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