Yonkers, NY (PressExposure) June 01, 2011 -- Summer arrives at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway a few days earlier than its official first day, when on Saturday, June 18, the second annual "Summer Festival," a fun-filled, family event from 5-9 p.m. trackside, is the featured attraction to accompany the excitement of live harness racing.
The event is completely free to the public, including:
**Unlimited free carousel and fun slide rides.
**Free Beach Boys Tribute Band concert featuring "Still Surfin'"
**Free Empire City Water Bottle for all
**Free cotton candy, popcorn, snow-cones or candy apple (one per customer while supplies last).
**Coupons for a variety of games to win prizes (18 and under).
The second annual "Summer Festival" is a full evening of fun for one and all, kids and parents, families and friends.
Are You Game?
Guests under the age of 18 will each receive SIX free coupons to play a wide variety of games and win a myriad of prizes. The featured games will include: Hoop Shot, Krazy Kans, Knock-A-Block, Bash-a-Bully, Froggy Finger, the Quarterback Challenge and the Baseball Challenge.
Working up an Appetite
Hungry for more? Bring your appetite to the food tent to purchase hot dogs, hamburgers, grilled chicken, and more!
About Empire City Casino
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway features: 5,300 slot machines, electronic roulette, dining in the Empire Terrace Restaurant, which overlooks the track for live harness racing, and the Lillian Russell Café, Nonno's Trattoria for Italian cuisine, as well as a quick bite at the International Food Court and its wide-ranging menu. The multi-faceted Good Time Room is available for parties, benefits, weddings, and major events for up to 500.
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (at Central Avenue) in Yonkers, New York, Westchester County, (I-87 to Exit 2). Empire City Casino is open seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM Sunday through Thursday, and until 4:00 AM on Friday and Saturday. For more information call 914.968.4200 or log onto [http://www.empirecitygaming.com]