Magic City Casino, Miamiâ€™s first casino to offer Las Vegas style slot machines, will celebrate its second birthday on Saturday, October 15, 2011 since it opened its doors two years ago. The Flagler Greyhound Track will be also be celebrating its 80th year in operation. The occasion will be marked with a full day of activities including giveaways, a Key to the City ceremony, the Wheelinâ€™ Dealinâ€™ Street Food Festival and live entertainment.
Magic City Casino will commemorate its upcoming anniversary with an all-day celebration that includes giveaways, Free Play promotions and live music, among other activities. Live racing will be featured, with a post time of 1pm. The Wheelinâ€™ Dealinâ€™ Street Food Festival will host 20 trucks featuring their varied specialties from
5pm to 10pm. A Key to the City presentation will take place at approximately 6pm with city officials on-hand.
A special musical performance by the Chirino Sisters at Secadaâ€™s will start at 9:30pm. Admission is free, and
limited VIP tables are available. Table reservations can be made by calling 305-649-3000 ext. 3429. Adding to the Â festivities, special fire show presentations will take place at 9pm and 10:15pm. Magic City Casino welcomes the community to this memorable event as it celebrates two years of progress and toasts to an even brighter future.
The dayâ€™s highlights include:
â€¢ 11am $250 Free Play giveaways begin and continue every hour through 2pm
â€¢ 12pm First 100 seated Poker players will receive a free gift
â€¢ 1pm Live racing performance
â€¢ 5pm-10pm Wheelinâ€™ Dealinâ€™ Food Truck Festival
â€¢ 6pm Key to the City ceremony
â€¢ 9pm & 10:15pm Fire show presentations
â€¢ 9:30pm & 11pm Special musical performance by the Chirino Sisters
In addition to offering a world-class casino, the facility has built its reputation over the last two years for hosting
quality entertainment. Magic City Casinoâ€™s larger outdoor venue, Magic City Amphitheatre, has been graced with
award-winning artists spanning from the Gin Blossoms to Air Supply. The 2011-2012 concert season lineup was
recently unveiled and kicks off next month on Saturday, November 26 with a concert by George Thorogood and
the Destroyers. Magic City Casinoâ€™s more intimate stage, Secadaâ€™s, will host Jon Secada on Saturday, November 5. The Magic City Casino has become a regular host to the monthly Wheelinâ€™ Dealinâ€™ Street Food Festival. The Casino has also hosted boxing and poker tournaments, including the first Latino Poker Tournament and Summer Crush, the first local CrossFit event of its kind in South Florida.