Ring in the Year of the Tiger with vibrant Conservatory display, delectable Lunar New Year menu from Ginger and celebratory treats at Bellagio Patisserie

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (January 18, 2022) – MGM National Harbor is celebrating the Year of the Tiger with a variety of cultural experiences including a striking Conservatory display featuring a 30-foot-tall gold leaf bamboo forest, Lunar New Year celebration menu at Ginger, traditional Lion Dance and more.

The Conservatory

MGM National Harbor’s newest Conservatory display is layered with meaningful features honoring the Year of the Tiger and is designed to wish prosperity and luck to all who visit. Designers Cory Pope and Le Savarese of SolarLife Technologies worked to bring the display to life, and a Feng Shui master ensured the positive flow of energy throughout the Conservatory. Guests can experience the festive display now through March 12.

The 2022 Lunar New Year Conservatory display features:

  • A 10-foot-tall animatronic tiger adorned with colorful sequins
  • A 22-foot-tall flickering Chinese lantern
  • A 30-foot-tall gold leaf bamboo forest
  • A money tree adorned with 260 oversized gold coins
  • Eight 8-foot-wide hand-painted lanterns
  • Ten 4 to 6-foot fans with hand-painted scenery
  • Six 25-foot-long gold leaf chains
  • Two large bonsai trees, a large wooden bridge and multiple ponds

High-res images are available on the MGM National Harbor Newsroom.

Lunar New Year Activations

  • Ginger – MGM National Harbor’s signature pan-Asian restaurant invites guests to celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a special Lunar New Year menu available January 24 – February 1. Highlights include crispy fried crab claws, golden prawns, sweet glutinous rice balls and more. Click here to view the complete menu.


  • Bellagio Patisserie – Bellagio Patisserie is ready to make the Year of the Tiger sweeter than ever with spectacular treats honoring Lunar New Year including a milk chocolate bar served in a red envelope, and lychee mousse filled with a mochi and almond cookie.


  • Lion Dance – Guests can meet at the Casino Valet on Sunday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. for a special Lion Dance that traditionally brings prosperity and good luck for the upcoming year.


  • Lucky Money Kiosk Game – On February 2 from 8 a.m. – 11:59 p.m., every play is guaranteed to win at least $88 in FREEPLAY®. Guests receive one play in the Lucky Money Kiosk Game for every $7.50 Slot Dollars or 6,000 Tier Credits earned from table play 6 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Guests can play a maximum of five times, each with a chance to win the top prize of $8,888 in FREEPLAY.


  • Money Tree Celebration Kiosk Game – On February 6 from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., guests can earn $1.90 Slot Dollars or 1,500 Tier Credits from table play to participate in the Money Tree Celebration Kiosk Game at any Rewards Kiosk. Guests can win up to $88 in FREEPLAY® or a chance to pull cash from the money tree. The top prize on the money tree is $8,888 in cash.

For high-res imagery and information about MGM National Harbor, visit the MGM National Harbor Online Newsroom.


About MGM National Harbor

Located in an unrivaled setting, MGM National Harbor offers stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion LEED® Gold Certified resort sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort features premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic two-level casino with over 160,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high- end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. MGM National Harbor is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.


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