MESCALERO, N.M. (April 5, 2016) – Spring is in full swing at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The snow is melting and it’s time to go outside and hit the Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course, enjoy live music and movies under the stars or delight in some of Mescalero’s breathtaking scenery on the hiking trails and the lake. Get an adrenaline rush over majestic Lake Mescalero on the Apache Eagle ZipRider at Inn of the Mountain Gods or for the most spectacular views in southern New Mexico check out the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour® at Ski Apache.
At Inn of the Mountain Gods enjoy fun spring-themed promotions including Hoppy Hot Seats and the May Mustang Giveaway and performances by top entertainers Chris Janson April 8 and 3 Doors Down April 9. For more information, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
Laugh Out Loud at Club 49 Guests are invited to “Laugh Out Loud” every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Club 49’s “LOL” comedy night. Each week two new professional comedians take the stage and the DJ keeps the entertainment going well into the night. 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, click here.
1852 Treaty Room
For late night entertainment and cocktails visit the 1852 Treaty Room every Friday and Saturday night for live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. For more information on the 1852 Treaty Room and entertainment visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
Chris Janson – April 8
Singer/songwriter Chris Janson has written numerous hits for artists such as Justin Moore and Tim McGraw among many others. Recently, Janson released “Power of Positive Drinking” and “Cut Me Some Slack” along with his current hit “Buy Me a Boat,” which has been nominated by the American Country Music Awards for Single Record of the Year. Don’t miss American country singer, Chris Janson, when he takes the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods Friday, April 8. Tickets start at $25. To purchase tickets, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
3 Doors Down – April 9
With more than 16 million albums sold worldwide, three Grammy Award nominations, the multi-platinum certified group 3 Doors Down is one of the most iconic American rock bands from the 1990s and 2000s. Taking the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods, Saturday, April 9, 3 Doors Down will perform top hits like “Kryptonite,” “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You.” Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at InnoftheMountainGods.com. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., and the show starts at 8:00 p.m. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Sunday Under the Stars- Every Sunday from May 15 to August 7
Inn of the Mountain Gods’ summer family tradition returns May 15 with Sunday Under the Stars. Live music begins every Sunday at 6 p.m. followed by a showing of a new family-friendly movie on the lawn after sunset. Visit Innofthemountaingods.com for artist and movie announcements.
Gabriel Iglesias- May 27 SOLD OUT
Comedian Gabriel Iglesias takes the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods May 27. Performing since 1997, Iglesias has produced five stand-up television specials, has headlined comedy festivals across the world including the second-ever Amman Stand-up Comedy Festival in Jordan and even landing hilarious cameos in Hollywood’s biggest films like “Magic Mike XXL.” Often applauded for his family-friendly brand of “nice guy” comedy covering everything from obesity to the comfort of Hawaiian shirts, Iglesias will have audience laughing when he gets behind the mic at Inn of the Mountain Gods on May 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets are currently sold out. Visit InnoftheMountainGods.com for other upcoming acts.
Memorial Day Bash at Ski Apache – May 28
Join Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ski Apache and the entire Mescalero community for the Memorial Day Bash on Saturday, May 28. This family-friendly event features live music, food, gondola rides and climbing walls as well as the re-opening of Ski Apache’s breathtaking mountain biking trails. Unlimited access to all Memorial Day Bash attractions can be purchased for $25, or $5 per attraction. Gondola rides can be purchased for the regular price of $18. Visit SkiApache.com for details.
Apache Eagle ZipRider
View Inn of the Mountain Gods and the beautiful Lake Mescalero like never before on the Apache Eagle ZipRider, now open at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Enjoy a majestic trip at 30+ mph over Lake Mescalero for an exhilarating 10-minute ride, year-round. The parallel cables allow riders to fly with company, so take the trip with someone special or race friends on the way down. Plus, enjoy a swift ride under the stars with night rides now available. For more information, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com. For ticket prices and reservations, please call (575) 464-7957.
Apache Wind Rider ZipTour®
Ski Apache’s adrenaline-charged, heart pounding three-span zip line adventure, the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour®, is now open. Featuring spanning views of Ski Apache at 11,500 feet in elevation above the “Apache Bowl” and more than 8,900 feet in length, the ZipTour is a unique way to experience Ski Apache. For more information, visit SkiApache.com. For ticket prices and reservations, please call (575) 464-3633.
TGIF Slot Tournaments – April 1-29
Fridays in April all players are invited to enter in the weekly slot tournament at Inn of the Mountain Gods or Casino Apache Travel Center. Apache Spirit Club players gain one free entry into the tournament just by swiping their club card at any kiosk and printing their free entry voucher between 10 a.m. and noon at Inn of the Mountain Gods and from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Casino Apache Travel Center, tournaments begin at noon and 4 p.m. Tournament sessions will be two minutes and at the end of the tournament the top 10 players will receive $25-$250 in Free Spirit Play. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Happy Camper RV Giveaway – April 2-30
Visit Casino Apache Travel Center in April for a chance to win a brand new Micro Mini Winnebago RV during the Happy Camper Giveaway. Every 20 points earned from slot games on Saturdays and Sundays earns one entry into the final drawing. Bonus entries can be earned every Thursday at Casino Apache, 20 slot points will earn five entries. Table game players can participate as well, every five points gained on Saturdays and Sundays secures one entry, on Thursday’s five points will earn five entries. On April 30 at 7 p.m. the final drawing will take place, five participants will be chosen to select one of five tiles. The tiles will reveal the winner of the RV and other cash prizes. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Hoppy Hot Seats – April 3-26
Visit Inn of the Mountain Gods or Casino Apache on Sundays and Tuesdays in April for Hot Seat Cash Drawings. From 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Inn of the Mountain Gods and 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Casino Apache slot players who earn 20 slot points will be entered to win their share of an $8,000 prize pool. Winners will be drawn every half hour to receive $50, $75, or $100. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
High 5’s for 55’s – April 4-27
Seniors 55 years and older have exclusive access to 50 percent off dining vouchers to Smokey B’s, Gathering of Nations Buffet, Apache Tee and the Big Game Sports Bar every Monday and Wednesday in March. In addition to dining deals, High 5’s for 55’s members earn five times the points multipliers for all casino play every Monday from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Point Frenzy – April 4-29
It’s a Points Frenzy at Inn of the Mountain Gods every Wednesday and Casino Apache every Monday this April. From 12 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Mondays at Casino Apache and Wednesday at Inn of the Mountain Gods 250 slot players actively playing will be selected randomly to win five thousand bonus points. Additionally, at 6 p.m. during Point Frenzy days, eight slot players will be randomly selected to win 25,000, 50,000, 100,000, or 250,000 bonus points. Finally, on April 29th at 6 p.m., one lucky slot player will be randomly chosen to win one million bonus points. Must be an Apache Spirit Club member to participate. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Pick a Chip – April 4-28
Monday through Thursday at Casino Apache Travel Center throughout the month of April, Blackjack Players can earn entries into a drawing for a chance to win up to $1,000 cash. Apache Spirit players who get a blackjack on promotional days earn one entry into the drawing Saturday, April 29. Nine players will receive cash prizes. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
High 5’s Fools Gold – April 6-27
Wednesdays in April all players 55 years of age and older who earn 10 player points on promotional days and swipe their Apache Spirit Club Card at any kiosk between 2 to 6 p.m. will be eligible to participate in the swipe and win promotion where they could win up to 50,000 bonus points. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Loco for Locals: Spring Fever Spins – April 7-28
Locals who visit Casino Apache every Thursday in April and earn 20 slot play points can enter the Loco for Locals Spring Fever Spins. To participate, Apache Spirit Club members must print their entry voucher from any club kiosk and have it verified by a club supervisor who will redeem the voucher before placing it into the drawing drum. At 8 p.m. every Thursday, three people will be selected to pick one spring flower from a display of six, each denoting one, two, three, six, and nine spins. Once a flower has been selected, the player will spin the wheel of money where four $25, four $50, two $75, and one $100 prizes can be won. Players will get as many spins as is denoted on their flower. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Road to the Main Event – April 23-34, May 21-22
Come one come all to the $60,000 Texas Hold’em poker tournament, Road to the Main Event, at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The tournament spanning over four months has a $330 buy-in with the grand prize winner taking home $16,000, second place $8,000 and third $5,500 based on participation. Register in the poker room or call 575-464-7799.
Weekend Warm Up Friday Hot Seats – Fridays in April, May & June
Apache Spirit players at Casino Apache can look forward to Fridays in April, May and June with Hot Seat Fridays. From 2-7 p.m. players who earn 20 base points playing their favorite slot machines or table games will be entered into the hot seat drawings for a chance to win a share of the $15,000 cash prize. See Apache Spirit Club for details.
Prize Patrol – May 1-29
Sundays and Wednesdays in May at Inn of the Mountain Gods and Casino Apache Travel Center, 16 players who earn 20 points and actively play during promotional times will win $100 cash! Play at Inn of the Mountain Gods from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and at Casino Apache Travel Center from 8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Visit the Apache Spirit Club for details.
Money Mondays Cash Cube – May 2-30
Mondays in May at Casino Apache Travel Center players have the chance to win up to $1,250 in cash and a chance to double those winnings on May 30! Mondays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. players who earn 10 points receive one entry into the drawing and all Honor Our Soldiers members receive one free entry. Drawings are at 5 & 6 p.m. See the Apache Spirit Club for details.
High 5’s for 55’s Bingo Cash Drawing – May 4-25
Players can look forward to bingo cash drawings every Wednesday in May. Guests 55 years of age and older who earn points from 1-5:50 p.m. at Inn of the Mountain Gods on Wednesdays, earn one entry into the drawing that day at 6 p.m. Three players each will win up to $150 cash! Visit the Apache Spirit club for details.
May Mustang Giveaway – May 5-28
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in May, Apache Spirit players who earn 20 points playing table games at Inn of the Mountain Gods or Casino Apache Travel Center earn one entry into a drawing to win a brand new 2016 Ford Mustang! Players can earn 5x the points on Thursdays. Final drawing is May 28 at 7 p.m. and one lucky winner will drive away in style. For details visit the Apache Spirit club.
Fuel Your Play Hot Seats – May 5-26
Thursdays in May, it pays to play at the Casino Apache Travel Center. Apache Spirit club members playing with their club card during drawing times will be randomly selected to win gas gift cards valued up to $200. Every half hour from 5-8 p.m. one winner will be selected. That’s 35 winners each week! For details visit the Apache Spirit club.
Friday Fury Slot Tournament – May 6-27
Fridays in May at Casino Apache Travel Center all Apache Spirit players receive one free entry into the weekly drawing. Players who earn 10 more points from 5-7:50 p.m. will earn one more entry and a buy one entrée, get the second half off voucher for Smokey B’s. Drawings are at 8 p.m. and players can win up to $250 in Spirit Play. See the Apache Spirit club for details.
Spring Serenity Package – March 21- May 26
Welcome spring with the Spring Serenity Package! Sunday through Thursday at Inn of the Mountain Gods guests can enjoy a one-night stay in a standard room, breakfast at the buffet for two and two margaritas at Wendell’s lounge for just $109. To make a reservation call 1-800-545-9011.
Players’ Paradise Package – April 3-May 26
Golf season is in full swing at Inn of the Mountain Gods with the Players’ Paradise Package. For just $189 guests receive a round of golf for two, a one-night stay in a Standard Room, breakfast for two at Apache Tee, two house margaritas and one golf gift. To make a reservation call 1-800-545-9011.
5/27 Gabriel Iglesias
6/4 The Oak Ridge Boys
6/19 Bill Engvall
About Inn of the Mountain Gods Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino destination situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico. Located on the Mescalero Apache Reservation near 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.