The 17th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest is back at Mohegan Sun! Starting Friday, January 24th, wine connoisseurs and foodies alike can sip and sample their way through endless vintages and signature dishes, all while welcoming the return of notable showcases like the Bourbon Tasting, the Grand Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around and more.

Guests can top off the weekend with an indulgent Sunday Brunch, hosted by top names in the industry. Attendees will also get a “taste” of MSC Cruises’ refined, international dining and immersive style of cruising with activations and displays at many events throughout the weekend.

A portion of all proceeds will go to the Channel 3 Kids Camp, who provides fun year-round opportunities to children of all abilities, families and communities through educational and recreational programs.

Tickets to all events are on sale now via Ticketmaster at and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  Check out some of the VIP appearances throughout the weekend.

Friday, Jan. 24

Bourbon Tasting presented by Beam Suntory, Inc.

Guests can mix and mingle with former professional basketball player, Charles Oakley, while warming their palates during the Bourbon Tasting and getting a taste of the finest bourbon from Jim Beam.

American country music singer, Maggie Rose will be performing during the Grand Tasting preview, with a second performance scheduled at novelle. Grand Tasting Preview guests can get a sneak peek into one of Sun Wine & Food Fest’s signature showcases, the Grand Tasting. This preview takes place in the Earth Expo Center, and guests can taste a variety of wine, beer and spirits while pairing their favorites with delicious dishes from some of the region’s highly rated restaurants. With a glimpse at how celebrity chefs show off their culinary skills, the Grand Tasting Preview is your chance to experience an exclusive preview of the main event.

The Grand Tasting Preview is from 7:00pm to 10:00pm on Friday, January 24th. Tickets are $45.00 for regular admission and $20.00 for designated drivers.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Model Cynthia Bailey and FOX sportscaster, Mike Hill are appearing at the Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Champagne Brunch on Sunday. Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier of Virginia will also be appearing at the Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Champagne Brunch.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around

Join Mohegan Sun at the signature walk-around event in the Uncas Ballroom and watch the masters at work when over 20 celebrity chefs personally dish out a signature food item paired with a wine, beer or spirit. One of MSC Cruises’ very own chefs will also prepare a signature dish paired with an MSC Cruises’ cocktail, showcasing the leading cruise line’s passion for fresh, authentic cuisine and gourmet international dining experiences found on board its cruise ships. Celebrity Chef Dine Around is from 8:00pm to 10:30pm on Saturday, January 25th. Tickets are $190.00.

Attend the Celebrity Chef After-Party with music by DJ Irie in novelle on Saturday night – join your favorite celebrity chefs for a night out!

Sunday, Jan. 26

Tom and Tom from Vanderpump Rules will host the Champagne Brunch at novelle. While Brandi Cyrus will be celebrity DJ at Champagne Brunch.

Sunday Brunch

Guests can wrap up the extravagant weekend with a decadent spread of food and beverages at Mohegan Sun’s exclusive Sunday Brunch in Uncas Ballroom, hosted by some of the top names in the industry.

Sun day Brunch is from 10:00am to 1:00pm on Sunday, January 26th. Tickets are $90.00