Yonkers, NY – Empire City Casino will host the first-ever Westchester County Wingfest in partnership with Westchester Magazine. Wing fanatics from across the tristate area will flock to the casino on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. getting ‘sauced’ on all-you-can-eat chicken wings prepared by more than 25 area restaurants.
Wing lovers will enjoy live music, unlimited cold beer, food truck culinary options, fun contests to determine the fan favorite wing and more. Tickets are only $55 while supplies last and include $10 free play at the casino and free general parking. The event is expected to be ‘amazewing’ with hot wings, cold beer, and an even cooler venue. The band FDR Drive will perform as well, keeping guests ‘winging’ and dancing all day long!
Popular Tight End to Meet and Greet Fans, Sign Autographs in Entertainment Lounge
Yonkers, NY – Empire City Casino will be the place to be for fans of “Big Blue” when two-time New York Giants Super Bowl champion Mark Bavaro appears in the casino’s Entertainment Lounge Saturday, August 26th beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The popular tight-end will meet and greet football enthusiasts, pose for photos and sign autographs before heading into Dan Rooney’s Sports Pub to watch the New York bragging rights pre-season contest between the Giants and Jets. Dan Rooney’s features over 40 large screen TVs with upscale pub food & cold brews available for purchase. Fans can order up a juicy NY strip steak or an award-winning burger and cheer on the G-Men as they tackle Gang Green just across the river at MetLife Stadium.
Popular Comic & Radio Host Steps in for Joe DeVito
Yonkers, NY – Popular comedian and actor Donnell Rawlings, supporting star of Comedy Central’s hit television series “Chappelle’s Show,” will headline Empire City Casino’s Comedy Night on Wednesday, August 16th in the casino’s Good Time Room. Joining Rawlings on the 16th will be featured comedienne Abby Rosenquist and MC Phileo Shacor.
Empire City Casino to Host the Food Truck Mash-Up,
Brought to You by The Journal News Media Group
(Yonkers, NY) – A friendly competition is brewing this September in the Tristate as Empire City Casino gets set to host the annual Food Truck Mash-Up 2017, a celebration of the best food trucks from New York and New Jersey. Brought to you by The Journal News Media Group, the Mash-Up will pit the best food trucks from New York against the best ones New Jersey has to offer. Gather your foodie friends, find some elastic waist pants, and get ready to feast on Sunday, September 10th as the casino’s track turns into a smorgasbord of delicious delicacies and scrumptious snacks.
Laugh Out Loud with Joe DeVito on August 16th & Eddie Ifft on August 30th
Yonkers, NY—The hottest stand-up comedy acts in New York make for summer laughs at Empire City Casino when Joe DeVito (August 16th) and Eddie Ifft (August 30th) headline this month’s Comedy Nights in the casino’s Good Time Room.
After working as a journalist for more than a decade, Joe DeVito dived into comedy at the demands of his coworkers. He has gone on to appear on such nationally-acclaimed television shows as CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” where he made it to the semi-final round on season five of the hit show. DeVito’s dead-on timing, unexpected twists and sheer flights of lunacy have made him a hit in the top comedy clubs in NYC. With quick wit on his side, DeVito can take any subject, from relationships and current events to his Italian American family, and have the audience roaring with laughter.
Four Time World Champion to Take Photos and Watch “Subway Series” Yankees vs. Mets with Fans
Yonkers, NY — Empire City Casino continues to bring New York baseball’s most popular players to the largest entertainment destination in the northeast. Former New York Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez, a key player on four “Bronx Bombers” World Series championship teams, will appear at Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar at the casino on Wednesday, August 16th when the Yankees play their crosstown rival Mets in a “Subway Series” game at Citi Field.