With the grand opening scheduled for December 8, the stunning MGM National Harbor, located minutes away from Washington D.C., on the eastern shore of the Potomac River, combines the excitement and energy of Las Vegas set in the rich historical context of our nation’s capitol.
MGM National Harbor will elevate all perceptions of what a gaming experience can be when it debuts as the first integrated luxury resort in the Capitol Region. Under one roof, along with gaming, guests will be able to enjoy incredible dining in unique restaurants from celebrated chefs José Andrés, Marcus Samuelsson and the Voltaggio Brothers, a premier spa experience, and A-list entertainment by the likes of Bruno Mars, Lionel Richie, Boys II Men and Cher, outdoor spaces with spectacular views of the Potomac and the nation’s capitol.
Offering a unique blend of Las Vegas excitement and an authentic Capitol Region feel, the resort will feature a permanent collection of high-quality art integrated into its public spaces. The MGM National Harbor Heritage Collection includes works from local visionaries such as Margaret Boozer, John Safer and Sam Gilliam as well as the first permanent public work of art from Bob Dylan.
In addition, The Conservatory at MGM National Harbor is an incredible, 15,000-square-foot floral attraction that will feature the sights and colors of winter, spring, summer, and fall – along with a special display in celebration of Lunar New Year.
MGM National Harbor Details:
– Project cost: $1.4 billion
– Location: Eastern shore of the Potomac River in Prince George’s County, Maryland; short distance south of Washington D.C. and across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge from Alexandria, VA
– Design vision: Contemporary, bold and progressive design; inspired by the historic area, national icons and surrounding natural beauty
– 24 stories
– 234 guest rooms and 74 suites including a Presidential and Chairman Suite
– 3,000-seat theater
– 15 dining options from fast-casual to fine featuring 3 chef-driven restaurants (José Andrés, Marcus Samuelsson and the Voltaggio Brothers)
– High-end branded retail
– Lively bar & lounge experiences, reminiscent of the Las Vegas nightlife scene
– More than 125,000 square feet of gaming featuring table games (including poker) and a selection of slot machines
– Destination spa and salon
– 50,000 square feet of meeting and convention facilities
Chef Marcus Samuelsson is an internationally acclaimed chef who has thrilled the food scene with a blend of culture and artistic excellence. Marcus caught the attention of the culinary world at Aquavit. Marcus is the author of several cookbooks including the James Beard Award-winning The Soul of a New Cuisine and Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home. In addition to being a successful cookbook author, Marcus released his New York Times Bestseller and James Beard-winning memoir Yes, Chef in 2012 to rave reviews and his young adult book, Make It Messy. Marcus was the winner on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters Season Two as well as the second season of Chopped All-Stars. Marcus served as a recurring judge for Chopped, one of Food Network’s highest-rated series with a following of over 20 million viewers a month, and as a mentor on ABC’s The Taste, guiding a team of new culinary talent through a series of challenges. His iconic restaurant Red Rooster Harlem celebrates the roots of American cuisine in one of New York City’s liveliest and culturally rich neighborhoods. Most recently, Samuelsson partnered with Mayor De Blasio, former President Bill Clinton, and Tren’ness Wood-Black to co-Produce Harlem EatUp!, a food and culture festival in Harlem.
Visit www.mgmnationalharbor.com for More Information
Sponsored by: MGM Resorts International