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News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 12.09.19

Celebrate the end of the decade at Philly’s casino with fireworks, festivities and more

PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 9, 2019 — Rivers Casino Philadelphia welcomes a new year for the first time and is proud to serve as the presenting sponsor of the Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront. On Tuesday, Dec. 31, as the fireworks brighten up the night, celebrate the end of the year with not one, but two incredible casino parties, both open to the public. Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House is also offering a savory New Year’s Eve Dinner for Two special to close out the decade.

“Rivers is the place to be in Philadelphia this New Year’s Eve,” said Rob Long, general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia. “We’re excited to offer guests many ways to celebrate the new year with friends and family — it will be an unforgettable night.”

Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront
Ring in 2020 with one of the city’s long-standing traditions — Rivers Casino Philadelphia is honored to present two New Year’s Eve fireworks displays, at 6 p.m. and midnight. The incredible shows that light up the Waterfront will last approximately 15 minutes each in length, and can be viewed along the Delaware River, with outstanding views from the casino and the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest.

A Night in Wonderland
Enjoy a magical evening at “A Night in Wonderland,” the casino’s Alice in Wonderland-themed party, from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. Rivers is offering a pre-party in the casino’s all-new restaurant, Jack’s Bar + Grill, that will feature an open bar and a DJ. Following that will be an ultimate celebration in The Event Center with a premium open bar, fantastic food stations, a DJ and much more. Party tickets are $175 and available for purchase at

New Year’s Eve 2020 Dance Party
Dance the night away at the casino’s New Year’s Eve 2020 Dance Party from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. Guests can enjoy an open bar sponsored by Bacardi and Grey Goose and live music from DJ Naj. Party tickets are $75, with access to the patio to view the New Year’s Eve fireworks on the waterfront. Please visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House
The casino’s high-end steakhouse, Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, is serving up a New Year’s Eve Dinner for Two special. The dinner will include three delicious courses, a champagne toast and dessert, all for $175. Tax and gratuity are not included.

For details about all New Year’s Eve events, please visit


Located along the Delaware Riverfront in Philadelphia, Rivers Casino Philadelphia, formerly SugarHouse Casino, features 1,755 slots, 106 table games, 65 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers seven distinctive restaurants and bars — among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Mian and Geno’s Steaks — riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking, and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened as SugarHouse Casino in 2010, employs approximately 1,600 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Philadelphia. Rivers Casino Philadelphia is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit

Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia
267-932-8760, ext. 304