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Christmas Tree Lighting Returns to Inn of the Mountain Gods



 MESCALERO, N.M. (Nov. 16, 2018) ­­–– Join Inn of the Mountain Gods for a day of family-friendly holiday fun at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting taking place Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. The event is free to the public.

“We’re excited to usher in the holiday season with our annual Christmas Tree Lighting,” said Frizzell Frizzell, Jr., COO at Inn of the Mountain Gods. “Each year we see a great turnout as friends and families gather at Inn of the Mountain Gods to celebrate this special time of year.”

The free event features a slew of exciting activities for the entire family to enjoy together. The schedule will be as follows:

1:30-4 p.m.     Photos with Santa – Kids will be able to get a snapshot with Santa as well as their Christmas gift requests in early.

1:30-4 p.m.     Cookies & hot cocoa – Guests are invited to warm up with some delicious hot chocolate and sweet treats.

1:30-6 p.m.     Barnes & Noble store – Attendees will be able to get a head start on their Christmas shopping at the pop-up shop.

4-5:26 p.m.     FREE screening of the movie “The Star” – Inn of the Mountain Gods will be featuring the popular animated movie about a small, brave donkey and his animal friends as they become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

5:15-6 p.m.     Choir – Attendees will enjoy their favorite holiday songs with the trained vocals of the choir.

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.

For more information, visit innofthemountaingods.com.


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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