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Inn of the Mountain Gods Welcomes Fall with End of Summer Bash

MESCALERO, N.M. (Aug. 27, 2018) — Between fireworks, live music, beer and barbecue, there’s plenty for eyes, ears and taste buds to enjoy at Inn of the Mountain Gods and Casino Apache this month. September kicks off with the End of Summer Bash, featuring an incredible fireworks display and plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy. Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum rock band 3 Doors Down will be dropping in with Collective Soul on Friday, Sept. 14, and Blues, Brews and BBQ returns for another epic day of delicious beer, barbecue and live music Saturday, Sept. 22. For more information, visit

End of Summer Bash – Sunday, Sept. 2

Join Inn of the Mountain Gods in saying farewell to summer with live music, fun activities, delicious food and an epic fireworks display. The event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons and concessions. Music starts at 5 p.m.  Once dusk settles in, fireworks will light the sky over Lake Mescalero as live music continues to play in the background. Entry is free, however jumping balloon tickets are $10 per person.

3 Doors Down with Special Guest Collective Soul – Friday, Sept. 14
The highly-anticipated Rock & Roll Express Tour, featuring 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul, will be making a stop at Inn of the Mountain Gods Friday, Sept. 14.

Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum rock band 3 Doors Down will be taking the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Hailing from the state of Mississippi, the quintet became household names upon the success of their massive hit “Kryptonite,” which propelled their debut album The Better Life to platinum. Their sophomore album, Away from the Sun, reached triple-platinum, seeing profound success with “When I’m Gone,’ and “Here Without You.” The band has sold 16 million albums globally, received three Grammy nominations, won two American Music Awards, and five BMI Pop Awards for songwriting.

The multi-platinum ‘90s alternative rock group Collective Soul will be captivating audience with their hits, including “Shine,” “December” and “The World as I Know,” all of which topped out music charts. They’ve sold over 20 million records worldwide and were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2009. Don’t miss these legendary groups as they rock the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Tickets start at $59. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Brews, Blues and BBQ – Saturday, Sept. 22
The finest in barbecue, craft beer and soulful music unite at Inn of the Mountain Gods for Brews, Blues and BBQ, taking place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. Guests can choose from the tastiest barbecue in the area, as well as sample over 200 varieties of beer from Ballast Point, Santa Fe Brewing, Sierra Nevada, Rio Bravo Brewing Co. and more. The cost for 10 four-ounce pours is $25 per person. There will be live blues music on the lawn set against the beautiful backdrop of Lake Mescalero. Attendees won’t want to miss out on the headliner, Iron Horse, who will be performing on the lawn. Event is free to attend, but if guests wish to partake in the libations they must purchase a wristband.

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 two new 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, visit 

Karaoke at Club 49 – Every Thursday
Karaoke night takes place every Thursday evening at its new home in 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 7:30 p.m. and karaoke starts at 8 p.m.

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. Check for the most up-to-date musicians and acts.

1852 Treaty Room ­­– Live 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. The September line-up includes Bo Rivers Sept. 7, Wait for What Sept. 14, Suzie Weber Sept. 21 and Michael Pirko Sept. 28. Visit for the most up-to-date musicians and acts.

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. The September line-up includes John Anderson Sept. 1, Michael Pirko Sept. 2 and 29, Bo Rivers Sept. 8, Wait for What Sept. 15 and Suzie Weber Sept. 22. Visit for the most up-to-date musicians and acts.

Bingo at Club 49 – Wednesday-Sunday

Bingo just got even more fun at Inn of the Mountain Gods! Now taking place inside Club 49, the new location makes getting a bite or your favorite drink (alcoholic or soft drinks) from our friendly bar staff quick and easy. Paper and electronic packages are available, as well as daubers for purchase. Join us Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Fridays through Sundays at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. (Bingo buy-in sales open 30 minutes prior). With 11 games each session, there will be plenty of chances to be the one who yells BINGO!

September to Remember Slot Tournament Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
Players have a chance to win their share of $47,000 in the September to Remember Slot Tournament. Guests who earn 25 points playing their favorite slot machine at Inn of the Mountain Gods in September will be entered into the drawing to win a share of the big cash prize. Players earn three times the points on Sundays. Drawing takes place Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m.

Dinnerware Gone Wild – Tuesdays
Players have a chance to take home a new Cabela’s dinnerware set with the Dinnerware Gone Wild Earn and Get promotion, taking place on Tuesdays through Sept. at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Guests who earn 80 points starting at 4 p.m. will be eligible to win new dinnerware until supplies last.

High 5’s for 55’s Cast Iron Earn and Get Wednesdays
Players 55 and older have a chance to take home some fancy new kitchenware with the Earn and Get Cast Iron taking place on Wednesdays through September at Inn of the Mountain Gods and Apache Travel Center.

Players also receive 5X points on Mondays when they play their favorite machines from 8 a.m. to midnight. They won’t want to forget to print out those 50-percent-off dining voucher, valid Mondays or Wednesdays at Apache Tee, Gathering of Nations Buffet, Big Game Sports Bar and Smokey B’s.

Loco for Locals Stadium Seat Giveaway Thursdays
Local players have a chance to earn their own stadium seat with September’s exciting gift giveaway at Inn of the Mountain Gods. This month, locals who earn 200 slot points on Thursdays starting at 6 p.m. will have a chance to earn and get an Inn of the Mountain Gods logoed stadium seat (while supplies last).

Friday Night Football Frenzy Sept. 14, 21, 28
Once a week at Inn of the Mountain Gods, players are invited to come in and predict the winning teams for Monday Night NFL Football and Saturday College Football games for a chance to win a share of over $19,000 cash and free play. Entries will be printed from 8 a.m. until 4:50 p.m. and drawing times are on Fridays at 5 p.m. for college football, and 5:30 p.m. for NFL.

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