In the News

Mayor Sarno and Councilor Fenton joined with MGM Springfield for Announcement of Additional Expansion and Reopening of Operations and Amenities

|   City News

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Councilor Attorney Michael Fenton, Chair of the Councils Casino Oversight Committee, joined with MGM Springfield President and COO Chris Kelley to announce the expansion of hours and the reopening of additional operations and amenities at MGM Springfield.

Chandler Steakhouse will now be open on Thursdays and will include new items to its menu.  Costa will now be open on Sundays and will also include new items to their menu.  Below are the details.   

Chandler Steakhouse (Effective Friday, April 20):

New menu to include:

  • Prime Truffle Meatballs with truffle bechamel, mushrooms & scallions
  • Spring Salad with asparagus, radish, kalamata olives, feta, heirloom cherry tomatoes, scallion, micro greens and lemon vinaigrette
  • Crispy Pork Belly with caviar & spicy soy honey reduction

New hours:

•           Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (new)

•           Friday, Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

•           Sunday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


New menu to include:

•           Chicken Saltimbocca with smoked mozzarella & sage pesto, wrapped in prosciutto

•           Bruschetta with heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, grilled crostini and aged balsamic

•           Fettuccine Bolognese with mascarpone & parmigiano

Costa hours:  

•           Friday, Saturday and (recently added) Sundays 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Mayor Sarno states, “I want to thank and commend MGM Springfield President and COO Chris Kelley and his team for their continued investment, belief and commitment to our Springfield.  The continued expansion of hours and reopening aspects of their operations and amenities is yet another step forward for MGM Springfield as they continue to reopen all aspects at their facility post-pandemic.  I want to also thank MGM Resorts International CEO Bill Hornbuckle for keeping their promise and helping to make Springfield an entertainment destination with key and world-renowned names and performers scheduled to showcase their talents at the various venues from Bruno Mars, Kevin Hart, Bill Burr, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Santana, The Commodores, Chicago, The Temptations, Chelsea Handler and more.  I also want to thank MGM Springfield for their continued partnership with our beloved Springfield Thunderbirds as they make another run in the Calder Cup playoffs – Let’s go T-Birds!” 

In addition to these new hours, MGM Springfield also offers Regal Cinema, with seven movie theaters.  The casino also has bowling lanes, Top Golf Swing Suite, and an outdoor plaza for local art displays, events, and performances.  Additionally, there are two nightlife areas in the casino, Commonwealth Bar and Lounge, and The Knox Bar.

Other Entertainment that is scheduled at MGM Springfield or one of the nearby venues are:

Springfield Symphony Hall:

  • The Temptations & The Four Tops – Sunday, May 21st at 7:30 p.m.
  • Chicago – Friday, June 30th at 8:00 p.m.
  • BOYZ II MEN – Friday, July 7th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Gladys Knight – Saturday, July 15th – 8:00 p.m.
  • Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour – Friday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Chelsea Handler: The LBB Tour – Saturday, November 18th at 8:00 p.m.

Roar! Comedy Club:

  • Frank Santos Jr. – Friday, April 21st at 8:00 p.m.
  • Joselito DaPuppet – Saturday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m.
  • Natalie Cuomo and Dan LaMorte – Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Raanan Hershberg – Friday, May 5th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Louis Katz – Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Greg Warren – Friday, May 19th and Saturday, May 20th at 8:00 PM
  • Adrienne Iapalucci – Saturday, June 3rd at 8:00 p.m.
  • Brian Glowacki – Saturday, June 10th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Jim Colliton – Saturday, June 17th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Jon “Polar Bear” Gonzalez – Saturday, June 24th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Gerald Kelly – Saturday, July 8th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Jimmy Dunn – Saturday, July 15th at 8:00 p.m.
  • The Magic Of Eric Eaton – Saturday, July 22nd at 8:00 p.m.
  • David Nihill – Saturday, August 5th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Brittany Schmitt – Saturday, September 9th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Ian Lara – Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Steve Hytner – Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd at 8:00 p.m.
  • Andrea Jin – Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th at 8:00 p.m.

ARIA Ballroom:

  • April 21: Tape Face
  • May 5: The Commodores
  • May 20: Legends in Concert Direct From London
  • June 9: Matt Fraser America’s Top Psychic Medium
  • September 24: Killer Queen – A Tribute To Queen Ft Patrick Myers as Freddie Mercury
  • October 14: A Bronx Tale Starring Chazz Palminteri
  • October 27: Crose Plays Croce 50th Anniversary

MassMutual Center:

  • April 20: Kevin Hart
  • June 8: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler
  • June 10 & 11: Bruno Mars
  • August 6: Santana – 1001 Rainbows Tour
  • August 12: Bill Burr

Additionally, the MGM Springfield Hotel has a total of 240 rooms including suites and dog-friendly rooms.

For more information, please visit their website at:

Page last updated:  Tuesday, March 1, 2022 01:32 pm