ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- During his career, Donovan McNabb played on the world's biggest stage.
During his retirement, he will play on the world's biggest gaming stage. Caesars Atlantic City is proud to host an all-star celebrity celebration weekend honoring one of Philadelphia's favorite sons. This lavish and star-studded two-day event, that will celebrate the retirement of Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey, is set to take place on Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21.
"Throughout my football career I have always tried to carry myself in a manner befitting a true professional, a manner that exemplifies the proud and prestigious legacy of not only the team but the city of Philadelphia, that is why it was imperative for me to align with an organization that shares these same ideals, for this I chose Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City," McNabb said. "I feel honored to have this opportunity to celebrate at Harrah's Resorts' The Pool After Dark beside my closest friends and family, as well as the other thousands of fans in attendance. This will be a night to remember, and I can think of no better culmination of my 11 years in Philadelphia than to throw a party in a destination known for parties –- Atlantic City."
Starting Friday from 7-8 p.m., Caesars Atlantic City's Palladium Ballroom Foyer will serve as the primary location for the special "5" retirement private cocktail reception. Athletes, celebrities, and VIPs will attend the event and be available for photos as they make their way inside. Additionally, the food passed will be created by reality TV Chef and star of Bravo's hit show Chef Roblé & Co. Roblé Ali. After the dinner the party shifts to Caesars DUSK nightclub, where McNabb and his friends will celebrate in style.
On Saturday from 11 p.m.-3 a.m., Harrah's Resort Atlantic City's premier nightlife experience, The Pool After Dark transforms into the ideal send off for this Philadelphia great. DJ Banner and Eddie Edge will work the "green carpet" and welcome Donovan and his celebrity friends for a party that doesn’t end till Sunday football begins. Tickets are priced to start at $20.
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