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Thanksgiving at Mohegan Sun

8 November 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Thanksgiving Day arrives Thursday, 22 November, and some of Mohegan Sun’s best dining and entertainment options, such as Michael Jordan’s 23.sportscafe, Bar Americain, & Carlo’s Bakery, are kicking off the holiday season by featuring festive menu items and deals for family, friends, and loved ones to enjoy.

Starting Thanksgiving Day at 11:30 a.m., Landsdowne Irish Pub & Music House has crafted a special that includes house brined and slow roasted turkey breast served with gravy, mashed potatoes-sage stuffing, a root vegetable blend, and cranberry sauce for $20.00. For reservations after 5 p.m., please call 860.862.7005. Guests can also enjoy karaoke starting at 9 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House will offer a ginger-brined duck breast & crispy Sous Vide duck leg served with sweet potato puree, roasted heirloom carrots, sourdough pecan stuffing, drunken kumquat marmalade, and a duck demi-glace for $45.00. For dessert, pumpkin crème brûlée and butter pecan cookies for $14.00.

Michael Jordan’s 23.sportscafe will also have a Thanksgiving Day meal for $29.00. Guests can enjoy slow roasted turkey, either white meat or dark meat, sage veloute, Yukon mashed potatoes, traditional bread stuffing and roasted green beans, and a traditional pumpkin pie dessert for an additional $7.00.

Todd’s English Tuscany is preparing a three-course meal for $40.00. First is a wood-roasted pear and gorgonzola salad topped with candied walnuts, arugula, a pomegranate reduction, and balsamic vinaigrette. The main course is sage brined natural turkey, sausage potato stuffing, roasted root vegetables, sweet potatoes topped with a pecan crumble, bacon Dijon brussel petals, Grappa cranberry sauce, and giblet gravy. For dessert, pecan bread pudding and vanilla gelato.

Pasta Vita is providing family style dinners for parties and large gatherings. All of the same great dishes that are available at Pasta Vita can be served for as many people as you need. Call in advance to place your order 860.862.8482.

From 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bar Americain is presenting a $45.00 three-course feast. First is a gala apple salad with goat cheese, walnuts and a pomegranate vinaigrette. The main course is maple-glazed roasted turkey served with cornbread, wild mushroom stuffing, cranberry-fig chutney, sage gravy and creamed kale. For dessert, spiced apple caramel crêpes.

At Seasons Buffet, lunch will feature carved slow roasted turkey, honey-mustard glazed ham, and a slow roasted steamship of beef. Dinner will feature carved slow roasted turkey, shallot crusted roast Prime rib, and honey glazed ham. Sides include bourbon maple roasted sweet potatoes, apple cranberry stuffing, and pumpkin risotto. Regular hours and prices apply.

For dessert, Carlo’s Bakery has created three holiday bundle packages:
  • The Holiday Dinner special is a $65.00 package fit to serve 10-12 people and includes the choice of two 8' pies (apple, apple crumb, pecan, or pumpkin), a six-cupcake box, and a choice of a five-pack cannoli box, assorted lobster tail box, or a signature lobster tail box.
  • The Holiday Gathering special is an $85.00 package, fit to serve 15-20 people, and includes the items from the Holiday Dinner Special and either a chocolate fudge, strawberry shortcake, vanilla confetti or vanilla fudge cake.
  • The Holiday Feast is a $105.00 special fit for 20-25 people and includes a choice of three 8' pies (apple, apple crumb, pecan, or pumpkin), a six-cupcake box, the option of either a five-pack cannoli box, assorted lobster tail box, or a signature lobster tail box, and the choice of a holiday layer fondant cake.

Enjoy family fun at Kids Quest and Cyber Quest. Operating hours have been extended for the Thanksgiving holiday week. Kids Quest is Mohegan Sun’s largest hourly childcare provider and entertainment facility, offering supervised play, games, and birthday parties. Every Kids Quest and Cyber Quest location has its own unique set of entertainment options for children, families, and adults to enjoy.

The Wolf Den is keeping the holiday weekend rolling by hosting a free show by American Idol winner and CT native Nick Fradiani on Friday, 23 November at 8 p.m. Growing up on the East Coast, Fradiani was mesmerized by the live renditions of his heroes: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, to name a few. Fradiani has shared the stage with notable acts like One Republic, DNCE, Rachel Platten, James Bay and Rob Thomas.

Mohegan Sun Arena wraps up Thanksgiving Day weekend with two shows from Trans-Siberian Orchestra. On Sunday, 25 November at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will return to Mohegan Sun Arena for their 2018 Winter Tour, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve. Commemorating 20 years of live performances, this TSO performance will feature enduring fan favorites as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King Joy,” “Christmas Canon,” “Music Box Blues,” “Promises To Keep” and “This Christmas Day.” Additionally, the tour will enjoy a new second set containing some of TSO’s greatest hits and fan-pleasers. Tickets are $72.50, $62.50 and $43.50 and are on sale through Ticketmaster or the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

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