1998 ALCS MVP and World Champion to Meet and Greet Fans Beginning at 5:00 p.m.
(Yonkers, NY) — Empire City Casino, Manhattan’s closest casino and the largest entertainment destination in the northeast, continues its commitment to offer one-of-a-kind experiences to the over 8-million visitors the casino receives yearly. This summer, Empire City welcomes one of New York baseball’s most popular players, David Wells, for an exclusive meet & greet and photo session with casino-goers. Wells, a former New York Yankees starting pitcher who won the American League Championship Series MVP en route to the team’s 1998 world championship, will appear at the casino on Wednesday, August 15 beginning at 5:00 p.m. After meeting the baseball icon, visitors can dine in Dan Rooney’s Sports Pub to catch the Yankees play the division-rival Rays while the Mets take on the Orioles. Both games will be shown on the 40+ HDTVs located throughout the pub. Reservations for Dan Rooney’s can be made on OpenTable.com or by calling 914-457-2531.
Escape to Margaritaville on August 12 as the Landsharks return to Empire City Casino
(Yonkers, NY) – It’s last call for summer paradise and this year, there’s no need to travel far for good vibrations. Escape to Margaritaville on August 12 at Empire City Casino as the world-renowned Landsharks return for the second year-in-a-row to perform the best of The Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffett trackside at Manhattan’s closest casino. Empire City will turn into a tropical getaway with Adirondack chairs, picnic tables, umbrellas in drinks, and BBQ-style food available for purchase. The event is free to attend.
Summer Concerts Under the Stars at Historic Untermyer Park Every Saturday Through September 1st
(Yonkers, NY) — Empire City Casino, the largest entertainment destination in the northeast, returns as a sponsor of the annual Untermyer Performing Arts Council’s summer concert series. The theme for 2018, World Fest, accurately encompasses the different cultures of the more than eight-million visitors the casino welcomes every year, making it the perfect partnership. Now in its 43rd year of free and quality entertainment, the Untermyer Performing Arts Council’s passionate commitment to the arts and service to the people of Yonkers aligns with Empire City’s dedication to supporting outstanding community programs for the arts.
Public Invited to Gather Trackside at Empire City Casino Saturday, August 4th at 1:00 pm for Simultaneous Ice Bucket Challenge
All Ages Welcome. Participants can register at www.YonkersNY.gov
Yonkers, NY – July 11, 2018 – Mayor Mike Spano today, along with City of Yonkers-native Pat Quinn, announced the 2018 Yonkers ALS Ice Bucket Challenge will take place on Saturday, August 4th at Empire City Casino. The event is open and free for all ages. Festivities include music, face painting, balloon artists and more beginning at 1:00 p.m. trackside, in anticipation of hundreds of participants simultaneously dumping ice-water over their heads in support of Quinn, diagnosed with ALS and one of the co-founders of the global phenomena Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge hopes to once again be a viral social media movement throughout the month of August to benefit ALS research. The public is encouraged to pre-register online prior to the event at YonkersNY.gov.
(Yonkers, NY) — The laughs are rolling all summer long at Empire City Casino with four Wednesday Comedy Nights on the calendar featuring comedians from hit television series such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Last Comic Standing, Chelsea Lately, and Conan. Whether guests are looking to gather with friends or something new to do on a date, Empire City’s Comedy Nights are the perfect mid-week get-together to relax and cool off on hot summer nights. Tickets are sold the night of each show, beginning at just $5 for Empire Club members, and include a complimentary beverage.