Every Sunday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., June 20 – August 15, 2010
Blu Pool at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino
Every Sunday this summer, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino invites guests to chill at Blu Pool parties with a cash bar and music by DJ Che. The Buffalo Thunder Shuttle runs throughout the day from Santa Fe and can be the designated driver for all Blu Pool party-goers. Live broadcasts Sundays on Blu 102.9 FM, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
TICKETS/INFO: Tickets available free through Blu 102.9 FM and Buffalo Thunder Player’s Club. Day-of-event tickets are available for purchase at the Buffalo Thunder Resort Casino Cage for $25. All ticket stubs are redeemable at the Players Club Booth for $5 in Free Play Cash. Event is free for registered Buffalo Thunder Hilton Hotel guests. Proper swimwear is required. Must be 21 years of age or older.
Summer Spa Specials at Wo - p'in
The Wo-P'in Spa offers a wide variety of services from massages to body treatments, manicures, pedicures, and invigorating facials. Both men’s and women’s locker rooms are equipped with steam rooms, showers, lockers and all amenities.
Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 10a.m.- 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Reservations/Info: 505-455-5555, http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/amenities/index/spa
Tropical Manicure & Pedicure, 50 minutes; manicure, $55; pedicure, $75.
Treat your hands and feet to the most luxurious massage where we work your trigger points to relieve those aches and pains leaving you feeling pampered in a way you never have! Sip a chair-side Tropical Frozen Smoothie as we apply a marine sea salt scrub infused with coconut & honey to penetrate the skin leaving it soft and supple.Warm Honey Salt Glow, 30 minutes, $40.Only found at Wo-P’in Spa is our very own blend of indigenous herbs infused with warm honey and salts from the Dead Sea. This herbal remedy will be massaged into your skin removing the outer dry, damaged layer and reveal a softer, highly moisturized glow. Jojoba, honey, sage and calendula combine to heal and hydrate.
Strawberry Herbal Facial, 50 minutes, $135.Used in ancient times as a healing agent, the strawberry leaf, a natural astringent, is excellent for combination skin, awakening the pores to prepare the skin for deep hydration leaving a clean, fresh, glowing complexion. Excellent for high altitude and a sun–dried complexion. Includes a gift of a strawberry herbal sachet for next hot soak.
Walking Rain, 50 minutes, $80; 80 minutes, $135.Renew your body, mind and spirit with this signature treatment created especially for Wo-P’in Spa. Begin with an herbal body exfoliation utilizing indigenous herbs of calendula and sage, followed by a tension relieving trigger points massage focusing on the scalp, head, neck and shoulders. Finish with our vichy shower splash and lastly a skin nourishing application of our signature hydration blend of warm essential oils.
Pina Colada Poolside Cabana Massage, 50 minutes, $150; couples, $300 (smoothie included).
Newly available by reservation at the Spa for individuals or for couples, relax under the cool canopy of our poolside cabana as you sip a frozen pina colada and enjoy our tropical blend of coconut & honey infused oils to create an overall sense of balance and harmony.
Lava Shells Tahitian Massage Poolside, 50 minutes, $150; couples, $300 (smoothie included).
Warmed lava filled Tiger Striped Clam Shells from the South Pacific are used to soothe away aches and stress, leaving you feeling warmed and rejuvenated from the inside out! Enjoy a Tahitian Smoothie as you slip into total relaxation.
Million Dollar Summer
100 Winners Everyday. Daily Drawings 12 – 9 p.m.Two months. One million dollars. $500,000 per month.$111,111 per week.$14,705 per day.
As if that isn’t enough, it is a party all summer long. Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino invites everyone to grab their flip-flops and sunglasses for a summer of music and surprises. July l kicks off the Million Dollar Summer with free summer gifts and two lucky winners will be guaranteed to win $1,000.
Friday and Saturday, July 2 and 3, 2010, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
WHAT: New Mexico’s Best Music Fest
Friday, July 2
Sprints 10:45 -11:4 a.m.
Max Gomex 12 – 1 p.m.
Rhythm and 53rd 1:15 - 2:15p.m.
Harvey and the Prowlers 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Calcul8trz 3:45 - 4:45p.m.
Gimme Sum 5 - 6 p.m.
Antz Have Voices 6:15 - 7:15p.m.
Saturday, July 3, 2010
Harvey and the Prowlers 10:45 -11:45 a.m
Antz Have Voices 12 – 1 p.m.
Max Gomez 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Sprints 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Calcul8trz 3:45 - 4:45p.m.
Rhythm and 53rd 5 – 6 p.m.
Cristen Grey 6:15 - 7:15p
Presented by Buffalo Thunder Resort & Coca-ColaHost: DJ AutomaticBands perform by the pool all day. Guests can kick back and relax over the July 4th weekend with great entertainment.
Saturday, July 3 All Day
What: Boulder Grand Re-Opening at Towa Golf Course
Golfers are invited to enjoy a picnic and play with free hot dogs, giveaways and prizes for the Boulder Grand Re-Opening. The Boulder features the only island green in the state. Towa Golf Course at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino features 27 holes of premier golf set amongst the picturesque landscape of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Designed by Hale Irwin and Bill Phillips, Towa is truly a golfer’s paradise complete with a full-service clubhouse, dining and pro shop. http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/amenities/index/towa-golf, 877-465-3489; 505-455-9000.
Friday, July 16, 7 p.m.
What: Thunder Magazine Launch Party at the Pool
The magazine includes articles on Native American actor Wes Studi and New Mexico's booming film industry; a guide to Indian Market; Splash - Blu Pool Parties; Feast - A Taste of Red Sage; and Live - Acts and Events. Thunder Magazine, a publication of Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, distributed throughout New Mexico, releases its third issue.
Saturday, July 17, 2010, 8 p.m. The Commodores
The Commodores, Walter “Clyde” Orange, William “WAK” King and James Dean “J.D.”Nicholas, have remained a force in the music industry for over three decades. Formed in 1968, the group was discovered by Berry Gordy, and the Commodores went on to sell over 60 million records for Motown. With hits like “Machine Gun” and “Sail On”, the Commodores became proven artists. They proved it in 1986 with “Night Shift”, and they continue to prove it to this day. The Commodores have continued to put out quality work. With the creation of their new label, the Commodores released Commodores Greatest Hits Vol. I, Commodores Greatest Hits Vol. II, Commodores Christmas, and Commodores XX-No Tricks. TICKETS: www.tickets.com , 800-905-3315. Tickets also available at the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino Box Office, located at the Casino Cage, $39 - $69.
Saturday, August 14, 2010, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Rodney Carrington
Rodney Carrington is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and country music artist. He has released six major-label studio albums and a greatest-hits package on Mercury Records and Capitol Records. His comedy act combines stand-up comedy and original songs. Carrington has also starred in the TV-sitcom "Rodney" and alongside Toby Keith in the 2008 film, “Beer for My Horses.” WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: www.tickets.com, 800-905-3315. Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Cage, $39 - $69.
Thursday, August 19 - August 22, 2010 Buffalo Thunder Resort Casino Indian Market Events
15th Annual Native Roots & Rhythms : A Native American & Indigenous Performing Arts Festival. All times 7 p.m. and followed by DJ parties at Blue Tower Lounge and Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill, Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino.
Thursday, August 19 Her Spirit Sings An enchanting, powerful and rocking night of top women performers.
Friday, August 20 Paint the Town Red. International and national top rock and blues acts.
Saturday, August 21 One World Beat A reggae and world beat party night.
Sunday, August 22 SWAIA Artist Party A celebratory entertainment event for the hard working SWAIA artists.
INFO: Emergence Productions firstname.lastname@example.org, www.emergenceproductions.com, 505-515-8053; www.buffalothunderresort.com, 505-455-5555
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino will have a booth at the corner of Marcy and Palace Avenues in Santa Fe throughout Indian Market. Buffalo Thunder staff will be on the Plaza answering questions about the property, offering free room nights, giveaways and more. Free shuttle service to Buffalo Thunder from the Plaza.
SEPTEMBER Friday – Sunday, September 3 - 5, 2010
2nd Anniversary Celebration
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino invites the public throughout the weekend for cake and fireworks displays.
Friday, Sept 17, 2010 Concert TBA
Friday – Sunday, Sept. 24 – 26, 2010 Santa Fe Concorso
Santa Fe Concorso, a premier automotive gathering of exotic and rare cars, will be held at the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s legendary La Mesita property. Weekend events include a Friday night welcome reception for entrants, judges and VIPs; an optional Saturday road tour on the High Road to Taos; and the Sunday Concorso with VIP lunch poolside. The Sunday, September 26 event will include judging and awards for the field of 50 juried cars. Displays of specialty car clubs will take place in an adjacent display area, along with vendor booths within the equestrian arena. All weekend events are free to entrants of the show. General admission is $45. Car clubs are admitted by invitation with a minimum of six cars per club. www.santafeconcorso.com.
Friday-Sunday, October 1-3, 2010
Free Fall Festival
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino and Hutton Broadcasting invite the public to the Free Fall Festival, a line-up of great bands, games and more. The headliner band is Ozomotli. In their fourteen years together as a band, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomotli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. Their music— a notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and New Orleans second line, Jamaican reggae and Indian raga— has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A.
WHERE: Towa Gold Course Driving Range
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Meet and greet with Mayor Coss prior to the 2010 Mayor's Ball at the Santa Fe Convention Center. THis year's ball is benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico. Eixco. bIFbIGorciwth
WHERE: Buffalo Thunder Resort, Casino and Gallery, 130 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe.
Friday, October 29, 2010, 8 p.m. Randy Travis in Concert
Country singer Randy Travis has recorded more than a dozen studio albums to date, in addition to charting more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which sixteen have reached Number One. Considered a pivotal figure in the history of country music, Travis broke through in the mid-1980s with the release of his album "Storms of Life" on Warner Bros. Records; the album sold more than three million copies. It also established him as a neo-traditionalist country act, and was followed by a string of several more platinum and multi-platinum albums throughout his career. Travis, in addition to singing, holds several acting credits.. He has appeared in several movie and television roles, occasionally as himself.WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: www.tickets.com, 800-905-3315. Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Cage, $39 - $69.
NOVEMBER - COMEDy MONTH AT BUFFALO THUNDER
Friday, November 13, 2010, 8 p.m. Comedy Night at Buffalo Thunder with Bill Engvall
Engvall began his career on the sitcom Designing Women. He hit his first big break when he went on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and from there won the American Comedy Awards Comic of the Year. He has appeared on The Jeff Foxworthy Show alongside best friend and fellow comic Jeff Foxworthy, with whom he starred in the hit film "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" (as well as its sequels and spin-off TV show). In the films and TV shows, Engvall performs his standup alongside Foxworthy, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: www.tickets.com, 800-905-3315.
Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Cage.
Friday, November 27, 2010, 8 p.m. Comedy Night at Buffalo Thunder with Brad Garrett
Actor-comedian Brad Garrett is well known for his role as Robert Barone in the popular '90s sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," as well as for his own sitcom, " 'Til Death." But his deep voice is another claim to fame; he's done the voices for many characters on TV and in films. His big break came on TV's "Star Search" in 1984 when he became the first $100,000 grand champion winner. "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson was next. His career spans stand-up, film, television and Broadway. On Friday, November 27, the three-time Emmy winner performs at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino.
WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: www.tickets.com, 800-905-3315. Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Cage.
Sunday, December 12, 2010, 8 p.m. The Oak Ridge Boys
The Oak Ridge Boys are a country and gospel group that is based in the United States. The group was founded in 1945 as the Oak Ridge Quartet. Their name was changed to the Oak Ridge Boys in the early 1960s, and they remained a gospel-oriented group until the mid 1970s, when they changed their image and concentrated more on country and pop music. The band's current lineup consists of lead Duane Allen, baritone William Lee Golden, tenor Joe Bonsall, and bass Richard Sterban.TICKETS: www.tickets.com, 800-905-3315. Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Cage.
For shuttle service to Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, call 505-455-5555 for shuttle requests. DOWNTOWN HOTELS ON CALL: Garret's Desert Inn, Inn of The Governors, Hotel Santa Fe. http://www.citiesofgold.com/shuttle.
BUFFALO THUNDER RESORT & CASINO FAST FACTS
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, located just 15 minutes north of historic Santa Fe, NM, is one of the premier destination resorts in the Southwest. This property is the Hilton's first Native American partnership and is owned and operated by the Pueblo of Pojoaque. The resort appeals to golfers and spa fanatics, meeting planners and conventioneers, families and entertainment enthusiasts. Gaming enthusiasts are in their element in the expansive Las Vegas-style casino featuring 1,200 slot machines, various table games, a 10-table poker room, and racehorse and dog track simulcast off-track wagering. www.buffalothunderresort.com, 505-455-5555.
Red Sage Restaurant
The Red Sage draws on Native American, European, and Latin American influences and ingredients to create a modern cuisine that is a symphonic homage to the West’s many cultural traditions. Buffalo Thunder has captured the essence, flavors, and ingenuity of the original while creating a new Red Sage; one that celebrates the culinary eccentricities, regional delicacies, and spirit of Northern New Mexico. The Red Sage is located on the lobby level.
Also located on the lobby level, Mica Restaurant features breakfast and lunch in an intimate 80-seat venue. The name “Mica” pays homage to micaceous pottery that was traditionally used to make cooking vessels in Northern New Mexico. Sparkling flecks of mica appear naturally in some clay deposits in this region and mica pottery is known for its strength, durability and wonderful sheen that was often mistaken for gold in ancient times.
Painted Parrot Buffet
A staple in casino resort dining, the buffet restaurant at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is the amazing 350-seat Painted Parrot Buffet, easily accessible on the lobby level. The Painted Parrot Buffet serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and a delectable selection of tastes and textures await every eager palate.
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino’s Pool Grill is set amongst a recreational oasis that includes a beautiful outdoor pool, private cabanas and lush garden landscapes. Seasonal fare and refreshments provide the perfect complement to the resort’s outdoor retreat.
Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill
Located on the casino level, Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill serves classic favorites infused with the cuisine of New Mexico and offers a variety of entertainment. With flat screen TVs and a vibrant, Route 66 décor, Turquoise Trail is an ideal spot to catch a game or unwind to live music.
The Deli features a variety of delicious salads, sandwiches and desserts for those who need to grab a meal on the run or for those who want to stay close to their winning slot machine on the casino floor.
The 61,000 square foot Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is fully themed in Pueblo architecture and décor and offers a modern gaming floor with new machines and various table games. Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is a project of the Pueblo of Pojoaque, owners and operators of the existing Cities of Gold Casino. Gaming enthusiasts are in their element in the expansive Las Vegas-style casino featuring 1,200 slot machines, various table games, a 10-table poker room, and racehorse and dog track simulcast off-track wagering. www.buffalothunderresort.com, 505-455-5555.
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is one of the premier destination resorts in New Mexico. Buffalo Thunder Resort brings the very best entertainment to New Mexico with concerts, live mu sic, DJs, golf tournaments, pool parties, spa specials and more throughout the year. Blue Tower Lounge is a 100-seat entertainment venue located on the casino level. The Blue Tower Lounge is a sleek and sensual venue with upscale services including bottle service and VIP packages. www.buffalothunderresort.com, 505-455-5555.
Towa Golf Course at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino features 27 holes of premier golf set amongst the picturesque landscape of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Designed by Hale Irwin and Bill Phillips, Towa is truly a golfer’s paradise complete with a full-service clubhouse, dining and pro shop. http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/amenities/index/towa-golf, 877-465-3489; 505-455-9000.
The spa at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino is Wo-P’in (wo-Peen) or “Medicine Mountain Spa” in the Tewa language. Wo-P’in provides the ideal spot for relaxation and revival with 12 treatment rooms, salons, private lounges, an indoor pool, and an extensive fitness facility. 505-455-5555, www.buffalothunderresort.com.
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino showcases more than 200 pieces of authentic Native American art. Each piece of this collection was made especially for the resort transforming it into a museum; offering guests a culturally significant experience in the artistic spirit of Santa Fe. Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino’s stunning artwork is dispersed throughout the resort. Many of Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino’s contributing artists are known throughout the world of Native American art, including Pueblo of Pojoaque’s Governor George Rivera. www.buffalothunderresort.com, 505-455-5555.