By: Logan Henry
Ring in the Lunar New Year at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MGM Resorts International’s beachfront resort in Biloxi, MS.
To celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, the resort atrium will host a Lion Dance at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, prior to a concert by Xuân Quý Mão in Beau Rivage Theatre. Following the show, The Buffett will feature a Vietnamese-themed late-night offering of Phở, Bún Bò Huế, Bánh Mì, Chicken Curry, Beef Lo Mein, Cháo Gà, Stir Fried Vegetables and more from 10 p.m.–2 a.m.
In addition to a special night of entertainment, the Rabbit Foot Fortune $150,000 Baccarat Drawing Series is going on through March 23; the casino offers exciting promotions and events year-round.
Be sure to browse Beau Rivage’s shopping promenade, featuring 10 distinct boutiques and the swanky Black Clover Lounge and interactive Topgolf Swing Suite. The retail shops feature the latest designer trends and a variety of unique treasures from exquisite jewels to Asian-inspired home goods and specialty items to celebrate the new year.
Jia, the resort’s Wine Spectator award-winning Pan-Asian restaurant, recently unveiled Noodles by Jia, focusing on fresh, handmade vegetable, meat and seafood dishes with Vietnamese flavors and textures. Highlights include Phở, Bún Bò Huế and Bánh Mì. At the adjacent 14-seat circular sushi bar, Jia’s chefs serve the freshest rolls, nigiri and sashimi on the Gulf Coast; and in the main dining room, guests can enjoy modern-day East Asian cuisine such as Bò Tái Chanh, Bò Lúc Lắc, Thịt Heo Kho, Cá Chiên Xả, Cá Hồi Rang Muối and Tôm Rang Muối, among other selections. Jia’s drink menu offers a selection of 12 different sakes, plum wine, beer and a variety of new curated cocktails developed with a focus on seasonality and craftsmanship. In addition to Jia, the resort features 10 additional dining options ranging from a buffet, quick eats and fine dining.
Often referred to as the Bellagio of the South, Beau Rivage is considered the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast gaming scene. The resort features 1,740 elegantly-appointed guest rooms and suites that recently underwent a $55 million remodel, and offer spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico or Biloxi’s Back Bay. At 32 stories it is Mississippi’s tallest building and the largest resort in the region to earn the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating.
The 85,000-square-foot casino is home to more than 1,300 of the hottest, newest and most popular slot games including more than 800 progressives and ever-popular video poker machines. There are 75 table games available for players including craps, roulette, Midi-Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat and Pai Gow Poker.
Championship golf can also be played year-round at the Tom Fazio-designed Fallen Oak, available exclusively to guests of Beau Rivage. If rest and relaxation is on the agenda, take a dip in the tropical pool, rent a cabana or enjoy a massage at Beau Rivage’s world-class spa and salon, recently ranked No. 6 on Spas of America’s Top 100 List for 2021.
The casino also includes BetMGM Book Bar & Grill, Mississippi’s premier sports betting and entertainment destination; an expansive poker room; and a beautifully appointed, ultra-luxurious High Limit Lounge that features its own selection of slot machines and table games, exclusive lounge and full-service bar.
Whether it be the thrill of the dice or the serenity of the solarium, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino offers an unforgettable vacation experience and feeling like no other. For reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit www.beaurivage.com.