Mohegan Sun Arena to Hold 15th Annual Toys for Tots Open Skate Members News November 29, 2018 WILKES-BARRE – Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will open its doors for public ice skating on Thursday, December 13th for the 15th Annual Toys for Tots Open Skate presented by Utz in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Anyone bringing a new, unwrapped toy or making a $5.00 contribution to Toys for Tots is permitted to participate in the Open Skate. The Open Skate will run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Complimentary snacks will be available for guests’ courtesy of Utz Snack Foods and light refreshments will be available for purchase with partial proceeds donated to Toys for Tots. All guests in attendance will have the opportunity to win some great prizes while at the event including tickets to select Mohegan Sun Arena events including Club Seats for a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins game. This is the only day throughout the year that the public is allowed to skate on the ice at Mohegan Sun Arena, home to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Patrons must bring their own skates to participate in the Open Skate. Mohegan Sun Arena will not have skates on site for rent and all guests that will be going on to the ice will need to be wearing skates. Skate rentals are available at the Toyota SportsPlex (Community Ice Rink) at Coal St. in Wilkes-Barre for $3 per pair starting at 4PM on Wednesday, December 12th. There are a limited number of skate rentals available. Proper photo ID and a credit card must be presented to rent skates. All skates must be returned to the Toyota SportsPlex at Coal St. before 1pm on Friday, December 14th. For more information on the Toyota SportsPlex, please visit their website at http://toyotasportsplex.com. For more information on the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program, please visit http://www.toysfortots.org. Mohegan Sun Arena is owned by the Luzerne County Convention Center Authority and Managed by SMG. About SMG Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.