Entertainment & Venue Listings

March 2020

March Events and Specials

20 February 2020

ROAR! Comedy Series
The historic Armory at MGM Springfield is the place to go for laughs with the Roar! Comedy Series. Developed by John Tobin Presents, the series features an exciting mix of popular comedians as well as rising industry stars.

Comedians scheduled to perform in March include:

  • Cindy Foster: March 6
  • Todd Barry: March 7
  • Sean Donnelly: March 13
  • Jade Catta-Preta: March 20 – 21
  • Steve Byrne: March 27 – 28

For more information and tickets, visit mgmspringfield.com/roar.

 

Dining

Costa
A classic Italian restaurant, Costa celebrates the spirit of time-honored craftsmanship and tradition with an epicurean adventure that derives inspiration from the culinary landscape of Italy. This is Costa’s third outpost, having debuted as Osteria Costa at The Mirage Las Vegas and MGM National Harbor in 2018. Costa at MGM Springfield is similar to its sister restaurants with first-class service standards and a relaxed ambiance yet will offer exclusive menu items inspired by the tastes and fare of the region. Menu items include housemade charcuterie, pizzas, pastas, salads, desserts and more. To make a restaurant reservation, visit OpenTable or call 413-273-5430.

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday –  Saturday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. 

 

The Chandler Steakhouse
The Chandler Steakhouse invites guests to savor the finest steak and seafood. Guests can watch their food prepared on an open mesquite charcoal broiler through a glass-walled kitchen serving signature dishes such as northwest salmon, whole steamed lobster, or a tomahawk ribeye. Before or after a meal, visitors are invited to grab a cocktail in The Chandler’s chic bar and lounge, where a curated mixology program entices revelers with creative libations. To make a restaurant reservation, visit OpenTable or call 413-273-5420.

Hours of operation:

  • Tuesday – Thursday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

South End Market
Adding a gourmet twist to the classic food hall, the bustling South End Market features a variety of quick-casual dining spots that deliver big on quality and convenience.

South End Market includes:

 

  • Wicked Noodles

Wicked Noodles delivers delicious and traditional Thai cuisine, including items such as Pad Thai, served with steamed bean sprouts, toasted peanuts, bok choy and more. Guests also can enjoy Steamed Pork Buns, Vegetable Lo Mein and Dan Dan Noodles to satisfy palates.

 

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – Midnight
  • Friday –  Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

 

  • Jack’s Lobster Shack

Bringing the authentic flavors of the Atlantic, Jack’s Lobster Shack cooks up enjoyable seaside selections. Inspired by the deep waters of the coast, the layout includes an intricate installation of used fishing buoys. Menu items range from original Lobster Rolls slathered with butter slaw and house pickles, to Clam Chowder, Lobster Grilled Cheese and Fried Clam Cakes.

 

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday –  Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

 

  • Bill’s Diner

Mirroring vintage country general stores, this classic lunch counter captures the essence of American cooking with homemade flair. All-day breakfast attracts morning food lovers with Buttermilk Pancakes, an Egg and Kielbasa Sandwich cooked with griddled onions, swiss, mustard, and the American Breakfast featuring two eggs, home fries, toast and choice of bacon, sausage, or kielbasa. Additionally, the menu offers sandwiches, soups, salads and daily blue-plate specials.

 

Hours of operation:

  • Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5 a.m.
  • Friday – Sunday, 24 hours

 

  • Hearth Grill

Hearth’s large open cooking grill acts as a “fireplace,” and guests can select items displayed on a butcher block countertop, evoking old New England kitchens. The menu selection consists of housemade soups, salads, flatbreads and a variety of specialty grinders.

 

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

 

  • Raw Bar

Raw Bar serves up delectable fresh seafood paired with favorite brews. Guests can kickstart the weekend with seasonal, locally-sourced oysters, shrimp, clams and crab legs starting at $1, along with draft beers such as Bud Light, Blue Moon, and Samuel Adams at $2.

Hours of operation:

  • Friday – Saturday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.  

 

  • Gelato & Espresso Counter 

Patrons can relax with a cup of coffee by LAMILL Coffee, the award-winning specialty coffee roaster based in Los Angeles and partner of MGM Resorts International. MGM Springfield offers its own custom blend, as well as pastries, sandwiches and gelato made in-house.

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 6 a.m. – Midnight

 

TAP Sports Bar
TAP Sports Bar serves as the ultimate sports hub offering delicious Springfield-inspired menu items ranging from TAP’s Hall of Fame Burger to signature wings and Reubens. With the debut of the 100-ounce “Tap Towers,” beer aficionados can discover their new favorite brew from the vast selection on tap, including local brewery partners. Offering more than 50 big-screen TVs – including one massive video wall – TAP is the ideal place for visitors to cheer on their favorite sports teams all year long. Guests enjoy a lively, open connection between the bar and dining areas with access to the adjoining arcade and bowling alley. 

 

  • Sunday Funday at TAP Sports Bar
    TAP Sports Bar hosts “Sunday Funday” every Sunday from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., where guests can indulge in menu items such as 36-inch Big Sandwiches, The Holy Sheet Platter and a Bloody Mary Bar.

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Friday –  Saturday, 11 a.m. 1:00 a.m.
  • Bowling: Monday – Thursday, 5 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 

              Friday, 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.

              Saturday, Noon – 1 a.m.

              Sunday, Noon – 11 p.m.

For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com.

Entertainment

Symphony Hall
Symphony Hall is home to a variety of speakers, concerts and performances including the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, The Springfield Public Forum and graduation ceremonies for Springfield schools and surrounding communities.

Charlie Wilson
After notching 10 No. 1 singles, 13 GRAMMY Award-nominations, a New York Times best-selling memoir and ongoing sold-out, coast-to-coast arena tours, Charlie Wilson has proven his point as an artist. Wilson underscores that declaration with his latest album, In It to Win It which includes a 2019 GRAMMY nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the track “Made For Love.” Known as “Uncle Charlie,” the lovable nickname originally given to him by Snoop Dogg, he is recognized as one of the top adult Hip-Hop and Pop artists today.

Date: Friday, March 27
Time: 8 p.m.
Price: Starting at $49

For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com.

 

Lounges/Nightlife

Commonwealth Bar and Lounge
A place to see or be seen at the center of it all. Guests can experience a new state of mind with innovative mixology, live music and the best view of the action.

Hours of operation:

  • Daily, 1 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
  • Daily, 1 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

 

Lobby Bar
The place to gather for after-work socializing, a drink before dinner or to kick-start a staycation.  To match the lobby’s library aesthetic, Lobby Bar’s innovative cocktail program offers drinks inspired by literary tales such as Fahrenheit 451, The Polar Express and more.

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Friday –  Saturday, 3 p.m. – Midnight

 

  • Library Hours at Lobby Bar

Lobby Bar at MGM Springfield transforms into “Study Hall” on Friday nights and “Detention” on Saturday evenings. The evenings feature live music along with beer, wine and literary-themed cocktails such as Peter Cottontail, Romeo and Juniper and Gone with the Gin. Visitors can also ask to try Library Hours’ “secret drink" and learn as Lobby Bar’s skilled bartenders whip up these fun and visual cocktails.

 

Hours of operation:

  • Fridays, Starting at 6 p.m.
  • Saturdays, Starting at 8 p.m.

 

Musicians scheduled to perform in March include:

  • Friday, March 6 – Johnny Sixgun
  • Friday, March 13 – Brass Attack
  • Friday, March 20 – Trailer Trash
  • Friday, March 27 – Neon 90’s
  • Friday, April 3 – Johnny Sixgun
  • Friday, April 10 – LA’s BackStage Pass
  • Friday, April 17 – Trailer Trash

For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com.

 

The Knox Bar
Setting the new gold standard for gaming lounges, the mixology destination’s elevated cocktail list is on par with its high-roller gaming offerings. From libations served with real gold coins to modern twists on the classics, The Knox Bar brings a cocktail experience never before seen to downtown Springfield.

Hours of operation:

  • Daily, 8 a.m. – 3 a.m.

 

Casino Bar
Located in the heart of the resort’s gaming floor across from the  Main Street entrance, the new 1,450-square-foot Casino Bar features refreshing brews and craft cocktails, six large television screens and 22 video poker machines. The venue’s exciting atmosphere entertains guests during the biggest sporting events, before and after dining throughout the property.

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Friday –  Saturday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Topgolf® Swing Suite
The first of its kind in the region available to the general public, MGM Springfield’s Topgolf ® Swing Suite features three high-tech golf simulators offering a selection of interactive games, including zombie dodgeball, baseball pitching and a virtual version of the popular Topgolf experience. Up to eight guests can play on a theater-style screen in each luxurious bay while enjoying gourmet bites and inventive cocktails. Topgolf Swing Suite games are fun for all ages and skill levels, including non-golfers. Reservations can be made on OpenTable

Hours of operation:

  • Monday – Thursday, 4 p.m. – Midnight
  • Friday – Sunday, Noon – Midnight 

Public Art

The public art program at MGM Springfield demonstrates MGM Resort International’s ongoing commitment to local and regional artists and artisans in the Springfield, greater Berkshires and New England areas, while also reflecting the national and international breadth of the company’s fine art catalog. MGM Springfield showcases commissioned and procured works, all on public display, by visionary local and international sculptors, photographers and mixed-media artists, including Mia Pearlman, Jeppe Hein, Springfield native Marlon Seymour and more.

Spa and Salon

The Spa at MGM Springfield
The Spa at MGM Springfield offers seven treatment rooms, including one couples room as well as men’s and women’s locker rooms equipped with steam rooms and relaxation areas. Treatments include signature massages, facials and waxing provided in a tranquil space designed to feel like a windswept coastal retreat. The spa is located ] on the second floor of the resort.

Hours of operation:

  • Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com or call (413) 273-5232.

 

The Salon at MGM Springfield
The full-service salon offers haircuts, blowouts, updos, manicures and pedicures using products from the global haircare line Goldwell. The Salon is equipped with a barber chair dedicated to Springfield Mayor Sarno’s father, Alfonso, who was a lifelong barber. The Salon is located on the first level and opens onto Main Street. For reservations, please call (413) 273-5233.

Hours of operation:

  • Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Retail

MGM Springfield’s exciting retail line-up creates a vibrant interface with Springfield’s revitalized downtown experience and reflects the company’s commitment to working with regional brands.

Indian Motorcycle
MGM Springfield is home to Indian Motorcycle’s first-ever apparel boutique, just steps from the original Worthington Street factory. The new boutique offers items from Indian’s casual apparel line, the Indian Motorcycle 1901 Fashion Collection. Located on The Plaza.

Hours of operation:

  • Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Kringle Candle Emporium
This unique boutique is housed in the former French Congregational Church on The Plaza and offers the signature all-white, ultra-fragrant, pure-burning candles for which the Kringle brand is known, as well as gifts, keepsakes and a gourmet cafe.

Hours of operation:

  • Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Hannoush Jewelers
Founded in Springfield in 1980, Hannoush Jewelers is a family-owned and operated business. The MGM Springfield location is a flagship for the expanding brand that has more than 50 locations throughout Massachusetts. Guests can expect to find pieces from sought-after designers such as Tacori, Breitling, Alex and Ani, Pandora and more. Located next to the hotel lobby.

Hours of operation:

  • Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Essentials
Carrying everyday needs, including resort logo and fashion apparel for men and women, logo souvenirs, sundries, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, Essentials has all the necessary items a guest may need. Located adjacent to the hotel lobby.

Hours of operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday –  Saturday, 9 a.m. – Midnight

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