The Strip’s Celebrated St. Baldrick’s Event Welcomes Las Vegas Community, Local Celebrities to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research Efforts

15 February 2022





The Strip’s Celebrated St. Baldrick’s Event Welcomes Las Vegas Community, Local Celebrities to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research Efforts


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LAS VEGAS – Make a bold move in the fight against childhood cancer and go bald with New York-New York Hotel & Casino during its 13th annual St. Baldrick’s Day head-shaving event Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

For more than a decade, New York-New York has rallied the local community raising millions of dollars for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Guests of all ages are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day on the hotel’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge with live music, celebrity guest head-shavers and more, as participants shed their locks to support St. Baldrick’s. The event is free and open to the public.

“With childhood cancer impacting a child every two minutes, we are incredibly proud to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and participants. We encourage everyone to join us in what will be a memorable day, most importantly raising funds for lifesaving children’s cancer research,” said Mike Neubecker, President & COO of New York-New York & MGM Grand. “Our team takes great pride in supporting the Las Vegas community and we encourage all to stop by to participate and enjoy the festivities.”

Participants interested in shaving their heads for the cause can register online here or on-site the day of the event. Group registration is also available for teams and organizations.

Throughout the day, friends, family and spectators can enjoy entertainment on the Brooklyn Bridge and commemorate the day with photos with the city’s most celebrated names in sports and entertainment who will be lending a hand as celebrity head shavers and emcees.


For more information, including how to sign up to brave the shave, visit



Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of the iconic original, New York-New York offers all the excitement of the hotel’s namesake, from the thrilling Roller Coaster to tantalizing restaurants including Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music. Located adjacent to The Park, New York-New York is home to a selection of Strip-front dining and retail destinations including a two-story flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World, Shake Shack and Tom’s Urban. New York-New York is operated by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (866) 815-4365, or find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


About St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. St. Baldrick’s coordinates its signature head-shaving events worldwide where participants collect pledges to shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer, raising money to fund research. Since 2005, St. Baldrick’s has awarded more than $127 million to support lifesaving research, making the Foundation the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. St. Baldrick’s funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow. Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials, and the new International Scholar grants train researchers to work in developing countries. For more information about the St. Baldrick’s Foundation please call 1.888.899.BALD or visit


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