INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS TO REOPEN AUGUST 31

The Mescalero Apache Tribe is reopening Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino on Monday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.  

Enhanced safety measures are in place including physical distancing, rigorous cleaning and sanitization guidelines as well as mandatory face-covering protocols, no smoking throughout the building and temperature checks upon entry to protect the health and safety of all patrons and team members. The casino floor will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. with nightly closures from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. for deep cleaning. Inn of the Mountain Gods table games (excluding poker) will be open Sunday–Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Friday– Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m beginning Sept. 1. There will also be a designated patio area next to the casino for outdoor dining.
Hours of operation for on-property entities are as follows: 

  • Sportsbook at the Inn: Thursday–Monday, noon to 8 p.m. with kiosk sports betting available during all operating hours.
  • The Little Arbor snack bar: Sunday–Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Friday–Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. with an extended menu, carry out only. 
  • The Stronghold: Sunday–Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday–Saturday 7 a.m. to midnight. 

 Outdoor recreational activities and amenities including boating, fishing, golf and zip lining will operate by advanced reservation only with limits to parties of the same group. The Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course will be open Wednesday–Sunday and zip lining and boating will be available Friday–Sunday.  

The hotel, Spa at the Inn, Topgolf Swing Suite, Wendell’s Steak and Seafood, Broken Arrow Tap House, Apache Tee and Gathering of Nations Buffet will remain closed until further notice. Updated information on hours of availability and restrictions can be found at innofthemountaingods.com

“The health and safety of our guests and team members has always been and remains as our highest priority,” said Frizzell Frizzell Jr., Chief Operating Officer at Inn of the Mountain Gods. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Tribal nations have set an example for sound, future-oriented policy as sovereign nations. Sovereignty allows Tribes to make necessary decisions to protect their citizens as they know best what their people need. Our tribal leadership has worked tirelessly to ensure that every decision is made with the needs of the Mescalero Apache Tribe in mind, while also following the guidance of leading health and government officials and recommendations by the CDC.” 

For more information or to see the latest updates on Inn of the Mountain Gods visit www.innofthemountaingods.com or call 1-800-545-9011.

KICK OFF 2020 WITH DIVERSE ENTERTAINMENT AT INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS

MESCALERO, N.M. (December 31, 2019) – Inn of the Mountain Gods is kicking off the new decade with a lineup full of diverse and exciting entertainment. Norteño sensations Los Huracanes Del Norte will be taking the stage on Jan. 10, with country classic Neal McCoy rounding out the month on Jan. 25. For more information or to purchase tickets for an upcoming show, visit innofthemountaingods.com/entertainment/.

Los Huracanes del Norte – Saturday, Jan. 11
Start off the new year listening to authentic norteño from the legendary Los Huracanes del Norte. The band formed in San Jose, Calif., in 1969 by three brothers, Heraclio, Jesús and Francisco García and friend Asunción Rubalcava under the name Los Cuatro Del Norte. Once the fourth García brother, Guadalupe, joined and they changed their name to Los Huracanes del Norte. In 1973, they released their first hit single “Corrido de Daniel Treviño.” However, their big breakthrough came in 1978 with the release of the album “La Musiquera,” which became their first gold record. The band began touring all over the U.S., Mexico, and throughout Central America for audiences of 10,000 to 30,000. Every one of their original releases from the late ‘90s to 2006 earned a spot on the Billboard’s regional Mexican category’s Top Ten or Latin Albums charts. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the performance starting at 8 p.m. Tickets for Los Huracanes del Norte’s performance start at $29. 

Neal McCoy – Saturday, Jan. 25
Strap on your boots because country music star Neal McCoy takes the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods this January. McCoy has released fifteen studio albums and 34 singles including “No Doubt About It” and “Wink.” He has won multiple country music awards and has been on 15 USO Tours around the world. McCoy expresses his patriotism every day by singing the Pledge of Allegiance “Live” on his Facebook page every morning. In 2013, he honored his old friend and mentor Charley Pride with his album “Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride.” Don’t miss the award-winning country music star perform his top songs at Inn of the Mountain Gods this January. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the performance starting at 8 p.m. Tickets for Neal McCoy’s performance start at $25.

Linkin’ Bridge – Friday, Feb. 14 | Dinner at 6:15 p.m.
“America’s Got Talent” sensation Linkin’ Bridge is heading to Inn of the Mountain Gods for a special Valentine’s Day dinner performance. The award-winning singing group from Louisville, Ky. reached stardom after landing in the finals of the 11th season of the hit show. Best known for their warm harmonies and emotional performances, the a cappella powerhouse quartet has performed around the country, served as grand marshals of the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade and have appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” The three-course dinner menu starts with a crisp wedge salad with pancetta, anchovies, pine nuts and is topped with croutons, grilled lime and a bleu parmesan dressing. Next is a choice of red snapper with dill butter, capers, pickled leeks and a lemon cauliflower puree or a filet of beef with a red wine demi glaze, herb roasted red potatoes and baby carrots. Dessert is a decadent chocolate raspberry mousse. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the performance starting at 7 p.m. Tickets to see Linkin’ Bridge at Inn of the Mountain Gods start at $55.

Criss Angel RAW – The Mindfreak Unplugged – Saturday, Feb. 15
He is one of the most recognizable names in magic since Harry Houdini. Criss Angel has redefined magic and has become one of the most influential and often imitated magicians of the modern era. His credits including being the star, creator, executive producer and director of the most successful magic television series of all time. With grandiose and dangerous illusions, “Criss Angel MINDFREAK” caught the attention of the world and led to a resurgence of the public popularity of magic. Don’t miss seeing the six-time “Magician of the Year” on the Inn of the Mountain Gods stage this February. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the performance starting at 8 p.m. Tickets for Criss Angel’s performance start at $45.

Laugh Out Loud at Club 49 – Every Wednesday
Guests are invited to “Laugh Out Loud” every Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Club 49’s “LOL” comedy night. Each week professional comedians take the stage. Food and drinks are served and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are just $5 at the door. For the latest updates and more information on upcoming acts, call 1-800-545-9011.

Karaoke at Club 49 – Every Thursday
Karaoke night takes place every Thursday evening inside Club 49 at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Guests are invited to join the fun; whether that involves getting behind the mic or just dropping in to watch with a couple of cocktails. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and karaoke starts at 8 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend.

1852 Treaty RoomLive Music Every Friday
For late-night entertainment and cocktails, visit the 1852 Treaty Room every Friday night with live music from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Club 49 – Every Friday and Saturday
Located just off the casino floor, Club 49 presents some of the hottest musical acts in the Southwest every Friday and Saturday night.

Wendell’s Lounge — Live Music Every Saturday
Adjacent to the restaurant, Wendell’s Lounge offers jaw-dropping views along with delicious appetizers and signature martinis, margaritas and cocktails. Live music adds to the ambiance every Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight.

 

 

Join Inn of the Mountain Gods for Holiday Fun at the Christmas Tree Lighting

MESCALERO, N.M. (Nov. 15, 2019) ­­– Join Inn of the Mountain Gods for a very holly jolly Christmas Tree Lighting on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 1 to 6 p.m. The annual Christmas Tree Lighting is a free family-friendly holiday event.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the holiday season with our annual Christmas Tree Lighting,” said Frizzell Frizzell, Jr., COO at Inn of the Mountain Gods. “We are grateful that we have the opportunity to host an event that brings together families and friends during this special time of year.”

The free event features a number of festive activities for the entire family to enjoy together including a photo station with Santa, cookies and hot cocoa, a Barnes & Noble pop-up shop and more.

1:30–4 p.m.: Photos with Santa – Kids can take a holiday picture with Santa and tell him their gift requests.
4–5 p.m.: Cookies & hot cocoa – Guests are invited to warm up with some delicious hot chocolate and sweet treats.
1–6 p.m.: Barnes & Noble store – Attendees will be able to get a head start on their Christmas shopping at the pop-up shop.
4:15–4:45 p.m.: FREE screening of the movie “A Charlie Brown Christmas” – Inn of the Mountain Gods will be featuring the classic animated movie about Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and his friends as they explore the many meanings of Christmas.
5:15–6 p.m.: Choir – Attendees can sing along to their favorite holiday classics with Christmas carolers.
6 p.m.: Christmas tree lighting – Join Inn of the Mountain Gods as they welcome the holiday season by setting their stunning Christmas tree aglow.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit innofthemountaingods.com.

Entertainment and Adventure Await at Inn of the Mountain Gods

MESCALERO, N.M. (October 15, 2019) – The temperatures may be cooling down, but things are only heating up at Inn of the Mountain Gods, with entertainment and adventure galore. Guests can relax while taking in breathtaking views of the Mescalero landscape, enjoy a colorful hike in the crisp fall air or try their luck at one of the slots, craps or table games in the action-packed casino. With world-class performances and events wrapping up the year, there is no better time to escape to Inn of the Mountain Gods.

John Michael Montgomery – Friday, Nov. 8
Part of the ‘90s wave of honky-tonk hitmakers that ushered country music to new commercial heights, John Michael Montgomery made his name primarily as a romantic balladeer. Yet, despite his contemporary leanings, his vocal style remained cemented in country tradition. He started performing with his father’s band when he was just five years-old, and spent his youth performing in the local honky-tonk circuit until he was discovered at his favorite venue in Lexington, Ky. Montgomery released his debut album in 1992, and has since had more than 30 singles on the Billboard country charts and seven No. 1 hits including “I Love the Way You Love Me,” “I Swear,” “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” and “The Little Girl.” Tickets for Montgomery’s performance start at $25.

Ramón Ayala – Saturday, Nov. 30
“King of the Accordion” Ramón Ayala is headed for the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods Saturday, Nov. 30. The Mexican musician, composer and songwriter of Norteño and Conjunto music is a master accordionist, having played for more than 40 years, recorded over 113 albums and taken home four Grammy awards. Ayala played a major role in the modernization of Conjunto music, forging a distinct sound and compiling a roster of songs that have been covered by countless Latin artists over the years. He’s behind such hits as “Un Rinconcito en el Cielo,” “Chaparra de mi Amor,” “Tragos Amargos” and the Latin Grammy winning songs “Quemame Los Ojos” and “El Numero Cien.” Ayala continues to be one of the best-selling Noreñto musicians of his generation, with music featured in 13 films. Do not miss the King of the Accordion take center stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods.

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei – Saturday, Dec. 7
The Chinese Acrobats of Hebei are a must-see production that combines Chinese traditions, incredible acrobatics, stunning costumes, innovative props and traditional music all in one astonishing show. These amazing performers have been trained in acrobatics since childhood and are marvels of what the human mind and body can accomplish. The highly skilled acrobatic troupe has traveled around the globe, entertaining audiences from South Africa to the South Pacific, from Korea to the United Kingdom, and now in the United States. As masters of agility and grace, the Chinese Acrobats of Hebei will amaze and delight. See their awe-inspiring performance at Inn of the Mountain Gods on Saturday, Dec. 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $20.

Denim and Diamonds New Year’s Eve Party – Tuesday, Dec. 31
Ring in 2020 with some bling at Inn of the Mountain Gods Denim and Diamonds New Year’s Eve Party. Come dressed in your best denim and diamonds attire and get ready for an unforgettable night. Enjoy live entertainment from some of the best professional country western impersonators including Derek Spence as George Strait, John Lilly as Hank Williams Sr., and Kelly Vohn as Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain or Faith Hill. Feast on a spectacular gourmet dinner featuring dishes like smoked salmon and oysters, chicken piccata, prime rib and more and then welcome in 2020 with a champagne toast at midnight. Seating is limited and tickets start at $125. Visit InnoftheMountainGods.com for details.

Laugh Out Loud at Club 49 – Every Wednesday
Guests are invited to “Laugh Out Loud” every Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Club 49’s “LOL” comedy night. Each week professional comedians take the stage. Food and drinks are served and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are just $5 at the door. For the latest updates and more information on upcoming acts, call 1-800-545-9011.

Karaoke at Club 49 – Every Thursday
Karaoke night takes place every Thursday evening inside Club 49 at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Guests are invited to join the fun; whether that involves getting behind the mic or just dropping in to watch with a couple of cocktails. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and karaoke starts at 8 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend.

1852 Treaty RoomLive Music Every Friday
For late night entertainment and cocktails, visit the 1852 Treaty Room every Friday night with live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. For more information on this month’s line-up, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.

Club 49 – Every Friday and Saturday
Located just off the casino floor, Club 49 presents some of the hottest musical acts in the Southwest every Friday and Saturday night. For more information on this month’s line-up, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.

Wendell’s Lounge — Live Music Every Saturday
Adjacent to the restaurant, Wendell’s Lounge offers jaw-dropping views along with delicious appetizers and signature martinis, margaritas and cocktails. Live music adds to the ambiance every Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight. For more information on this month’s line-up, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.

Inn of the Mountain Gods Hosts 8th Annual Stepping into a Better You Health & Wellness Fair

MESCALERO, N.M. (October 2, 2019) — Inn of the Mountain Gods will host the 8th Annual Stepping into a Better You Health & Wellness Fair Saturday, Oct. 19 with free family events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual health and wellness event includes a variety of informational booths, free fitness classes and the opportunity for attendees to participate in their own health with a 5K walk/run.

“Our goal is to help educate our community about the ample health care resources and options that are available in our area,” said Frizzell Frizzell Jr., Chief Operating Officer at Inn of the Mountain Gods. “Residents should know that they don’t have to drive all the way to Albuquerque or El Paso to find top-tier health care services. We have some of the best right here.”

Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. for a fun “5K Color Burst” walk/run, which kicks off at 2 p.m. Zumba and Mixxedfit® classes will be open to the public between noon and 2 p.m.

The health fair offers attendees an opportunity to gather important information on health and wellness, including alternative treatments and medicines and men’s and women’s health. Attendees can also donate blood, get a mammogram, have their vision checked, and get their flu shot. Entry to the event is free.

Inn of the Mountain Gods Awarded AAA Four Diamond Award Third Year in a Row

MESCALERO, N.M. (July 12, 2019) — Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero, New Mexico, has earned the AAA Four Diamond Rating for the third consecutive year, securing its standing as the only resort in southern New Mexico to receive this designation.

The Four Diamond Rating places the property in extraordinary company, as only six percent of the more than 78,000 inspected and approved hotels are awarded that ranking. Including Inn of the Mountain Gods, there are presently just 15 AA Four Diamond destinations in the state of New Mexico.

“We’re thrilled to have been acknowledged once again as one of North America’s select accommodations,” said Frizzell Frizzell Jr., COO of Inn of the Mountain Gods. “This esteemed award directly correlates to the hard work and attention to detail that our extraordinary team puts forth day in and day out.”

Set in an astounding mountain oasis in the Sierra Blanca range, Inn of the Mountain Gods is highly sought after by southwestern travelers for its lush wilderness, thriving traditions, endless activities and luxurious accommodations.

In the past several years, the resort casino has invested in the property, adding exciting amenities like the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour at its sister resort Ski Apache and Apache Eagle ZipRider over Lake Mescalero at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The resort casino also invested $2.4 million in room renovations, added the Broken Arrow Tap House and recently opened The Spa at Inn to enhance the guest experience even more.

For more information on Inn of the Mountain Gods or to book a reservation, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com or call 1-800-545-9011.

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About Inn of the Mountain Gods
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico just outside of Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

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