MESCALERO, N.M. (April 20, 2017) — Inn of the Mountain Gods welcomes May with an exciting spectrum of entertainment throughout the month. REO Speedwagon will be rocking the stage on May 6, Bobby Flay will be demonstrating his culinary prowess May 13, and the highly anticipated Wind Rider Mountain Festival will be taking over Ski Apache for Memorial Day Weekend May 26-28. Sunday Under the Stars will be kicking off on May 28, giving families a memorable way to top off the weekend.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
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.
Located in the casino, Club 49 presents some of the hottest musical acts in the Southwest every Friday and Saturday night including Xplosion May 5; 32-20 Band May 6; Digumsmak May 12-13, 26 and 28; Wesley Michael Hayes & Outlaw Territory May 19-20 and Abe Mac Band May 27.
1852 Treaty Room
For late night entertainment and cocktails visit the 1852 Treaty Room every Friday night for live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. The May line-up includes Bo Rivers May 5, Wait For What?! May 12, Derrick Harris May 19, and Rudy Wood May 26.
Adjacent to the restaurant, Wendell’s Lounge offers up epic 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 May line-up includes Bo Rivers May 6, Wait For What?! May 13, Derrick Harris May 20, and Rudy Wood May 27.
REO Speedwagon — May 6
REO Speedwagon will be rocking out the stage at Inn of the Mountain Gods on Saturday, May 6, at 8 p.m. The American rock group is best known for their popular hits “Keep on Loving You,” “Take It on the Run” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling.” Over the course of their career, they have sold more than 40 million records, with a string of gold and platinum records and international hit singles. REO Speedwagon’s high-energy performances continue to draw a strong crowd, contributing to their ongoing success as a tour group.
Bobby Flay — May 13
Renowned chef, restaurateur, and TV personality Bobby Flay is bringing his culinary prowess to Inn of the Mountain Gods on Saturday, May 13 at 4 p.m. for a live southwestern cuisine cooking demonstration. Over his impressive career, Flay has been the owner and executive chef of several restaurants, host of thirteen cooking shows and specials on Food Network and Cooking Channel, and author of twelve bestselling cookbooks.
Sunday Under the Stars — Every Sunday from May 21 through August 27
Families are invited to take in the gorgeous New Mexico summer sunsets with Sunday Under the Stars, a family-friendly movie screening held every Sunday evening on the lawn at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The event is free and attendees should remember to bring chairs and blankets. For a listing movie, please call the Concierge desk 1-800-545-9011 or visit us at the Inn.
Wind Rider Mountain Festival — May 26-28
The Wind Rider Mountain Festival returns for its third year at Ski Apache resort in Alto, New Mexico. The popular festival invites guests to partake in a weekend of live music performances, delicious food and a variety of outdoor activities like camping, mountain biking, and zip-line tours. There will also be a barbeque competition and a beer gelande quaffing competition, which are sure to make the weekend unforgettable. The three-day event features more than thirty bands on two stages including headliners The Werks, Fruition, Stafford, Poor Man’s Whiskey and Ray Wylie Hubbard, filling the air with the best of jam, funk, bluegrass, rock, folk and more. General admission tickets are $85, campsites are $25, and parking is free for all ticket-holders.
Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course is open for the golf season. Hit the links on the 18-hole, Ted Robinson designed course featuring an island fairway, fast-breaking greens, and spectacular views. To book a tee time or for more information, call (575) 464-7941 or visit InnoftheMountainGods.com
Apache Eagle ZipRider
View Inn of the Mountain Gods and the beautiful Lake Mescalero like never before on the Apache Eagle ZipRider. Enjoy a majestic trip at 30+ mph over Lake Mescalero for an exhilarating 2-minute ride, year-round. The parallel cables allow riders to fly with a friend, so take the trip with someone special or race friends on the way down. 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 zipline adventure, the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour®, is now open Thursday-Sunday from 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 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. Summer hours start May 26 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, visit SkiApache.com. For ticket prices and reservations, please call (575) 464-3633.
Happy Camper RV Giveaway – Through May 29
Players who earn 50 slot base points every Saturday and Sunday in May will be eligible to enter into a drawing to win a Dutchmen Aerolite RV or $30,000. Additionally, players can earn 10X entries every Thursdays on their favorite machines. Drawings continue throughout the month of May with the final drawing at 7 p.m. May 29 at Casino Apache.
Fast Cash & Free Play Hot Seats – Through June
Slot Players have the chance to win a share of over $20,000 cash and Free Play with weekly hot seat drawings every Friday in May and June. Players must earn 20 slot base points between 1 p.m. and 10:55 p.m. to be entered into the hot seat drawing. Three winners will be drawn every 30 minutes from 2-11 p.m.
High 5’s Lucky Lotto – May 3-31
Players 55 and older who earn 10 slot base points every Wednesday between 1 p.m. and 4:50 p.m. can swipe their Apache Spirit Club cards at any kiosk for entry into the High 5’s Lucky Lotto drawings. Printed entry vouchers will be placed into the drawing drum with five players drawn at 5 p.m. Players who match all five numbers will win $5,000 cash; any four numbers will win $200 in Free Play; any three numbers will win $150 in Free Play; any two numbers will win $100 in Free Play; any one number will win $50 in Free Play; and zero numbers matched will still earn $25 in Free Play. Additionally, High 5’s for 55’s members earn 5X points every Monday and half-off dining every Monday or Wednesday.
Loco 4 Locals Bucket List Swipe & Win – May 4-25
It pays to be a local this May with the Loco 4 Locals Bucket List Swipe & Win where every swipe is a winner, guaranteed. Locals who earn 10 points and swipe their Apache Spirit Club Card at Inn of the Mountain Gods or Casino Apache every Thursday in May receive discounts like $5 off boating and kayaking, $10 off golf, $10 off Apache Eagle ZipRider or $10 in Free Spirit Play.
Kentucky Derby Hat Seats – May 5 and 6
Slot players have a chance to win cash or Free Play during the Kentucky Derby Hat Seat drawings May 5 and 6. Players who earn 20 slot base points between 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. each day are automatically entered into the drawing once the required points are earned. Players drawn have the chance to win either $25 in Free Spirit Play or $100 cash; those wearing a hat will win $100 cash and those not sporting a hat will win $25 in Free Spirit Play.
Honor Our Soldiers Gift Giveaway – May 18
Honor our Soldiers members using their Apache Spirit Club card have a chance to win a flag-etched whiskey glass. Players with an Honor Our Soldiers card must earn 5 slot base points at any slot machine from 1-6 p.m. on May 18.
Bingo – Now playing 7 days a week
Bingo is back at Inn of the Mountain Gods every day. Three hour-long bingo sessions will be available seven days a week from 2-3 p.m., 4-5 p.m., and 6-7 p.m. Visit InnoftheMountainGods.com for details.