It’s last call for spring skiing with South Shore resorts closing for the season – Sierra-at-Tahoe on April 14, Kirkwood April 21, and Heavenly May 27 (Friday – Sunday skiing available April 26 – 28; May 3 – 5; May 10 – 12; May 17 – 19; May 24 – 27). That’s not slowing down Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe as the property heralds in the new season with April giveaways, promos and dining specials that will have guests ready for warmer adventures.
What better way to ready oneself for adventure than with an outdoor gear giveaway? The Summit Up Nicely Gift Giveaway, April 15 – 21, includes essential hiking accessories up for grabs, including a Camelbak backpack and a stainless steel canteen water bottle. Backstage Pass holders earn 2,000 base gaming points during this time period. Points can then be used to redeem gifts April 19 – 21 from 4 – 6 pm.
ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS
Unwind and jam out after a day of riding at nearby Heavenly Mountain Resort with Après Ski Live Music at Alpine Union every Sunday through April 23 from 3 – 6 p.m.
Celebrate the season and spring break in Tahoe with the Spring Loaded Package, offering 15 percent off the best available rate March 1 – April 21. Use code SPRINGBREAK19.
On Good Friday enjoy special menus at Alpine Union and Park Prime April 19. Park Prime hosts a three-course meal of lobster bisque or Caesar salad, followed by a choice of seared salmon or ahi tuna, both served with coconut rice and wonton salad, then a chef’s dessert. This meal is available for $60 per person starting at 5 p.m. A more casual setting awaits with a three-course meal at Alpine Union includes clam chowder or salad, lemon sole with pistachio pesto sauce and a choice of dessert, $32.99 per person starting at 5 pm.
Foodies can continue a culinary adventure through Easter Sunday with more special menus at Alpine Union and Park Prime. Park Prime’s lavish Easter menu includes an Asian pear, bleu cheese and mixed greens salad with champagne vinaigrette or carrot ginger bisque garnished with crème fraiche; a main course of 20-ounce T-bone steak, a crab stuffed baked halibut or wild boar in peach prosecco glaze; a dessert of mango bread budding accompanied by vanilla bean ice cream or a warm chocolate lava cake with ice cream for $75 per person.
For Easter, Alpine Union will offer choices of a house salad or curried carrot soup, herb roasted prime rib, baked turkey breast or pork osso Bucco all served with green bean casserole and scallop potatoes, followed by a dessert of a salted caramel cream puff or crème brûlée cheesecake, $35 per person.
The Park Prime Prix Fixe includes three courses for $60 per person and wine pairings for each course for just $20. Available 5 – 6 p.m., Sunday – Thursday in April.
Après Ski Features include a choice of Alpine Daly – Union Tai or Killebrew Press for $5 and $8 select shot and draft specials at Alpine Union, as well as $5 select ski shot features at Center Bar, Monday – Friday from 4 – 6 p.m. through April 23.
Alpine Union Breakfast offers a choice of short stack or eggs with bacon, hash browns and toast for $6.99, 7 – 11 a.m., Monday – Friday. The Choice Prime Rib Special includes $19.99 prime rib with potatoes or vegetables daily at 1 p.m., but hurry, as limited servings of the popular meal are in high demand.
Perk up with a special at Fuel, the on-site coffee shop, for 50 percent off a coffee with the purchase of a sandwich or salad all day.
Expect April showers – cash showers, to be exact – this month with the $20K April Showers of Cash Slot Tournament, April 27 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Early registration is April 26, 6 – 8 p.m. with a $50 buy-in that includes a welcome gift and food. The winner takes home $10,000 in cash and free play.
Easter Sunday Jammin’ Jukebox Kiosk Game offers a chance to win up to $500 instantly, April 21. Backstage Pass holders earn 300 base points when playing.
Hard Rock will be the first property in Northern Nevada to add the James Bond – Diamonds are Forever slot game to its casino floor. Become 007 in this action-packed stepper slot game and search for diamonds on the reels for jackpots and experience scenes from the movie of the same name. Iconic callbacks include the Q Bonus and the Shaken, Not Stirred Bonus.
Players with musical trivia acumen can win $200,000 in cash through April 27. It’s My Jam! Musical Game includes drawings every Tuesday and Saturday, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. with five winners chosen at each selection. A grand finale will be held April 27 at 5 p.m. to win $400,000.
Every Wednesday is a win with Wins-Day Slot Tournaments. Earn 100 gaming base points from 4 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. to receive a tournament entry voucher from the kiosk and earn 200 points to qualify to play twice. Registration is at 3 p.m. with the tournament beginning at 4 p.m. The winner receives $500 cash.
Things get a little brighter as the sun goes down with Sun Down Hot Seats, every Friday from 6 – 9:15 p.m. One guest will win $100 cash every 30 minutes while playing slot machines. Rated players sitting on either side of the winner will receive $20 free slot play and actively rated table players can participate in the 9:15 p.m. drawing for additional prizes.
Classic rock is timeless and so are 50+ Classic Rockers. All Backstage pass members 50 years of age and older earn $5 free slot play and $10 match play for each 200 points earned, Mondays, 7 – 11 a.m. During this time Backstage Pass holders will also receive a $1.99 Alpine Union breakfast among other benefits.
StarBar play station brings popular traditional tables games to bar tops for the first time and will be available on the casino floor of Hard Rock. The StarBar allows players to interact with multiple games simultaneously on one station without having to cash out or change machines. Gamblers can partake in four different games at once, including blackjack, roulette, craps, keno and poker.
Tahoe will be feeling a bit country with Blake Shelton Video Slots, a 40 pay-line game that offers a chance to win a guitar autographed by Blake Shelton. Players can compete with bonus offers to win a jackpot amount in addition to the signed guitar. This will be available for a limited time on the casino floor and will be the only casino in the Lake Tahoe Basin with such a game.
The Hard Rock Social Casino brings the casino to the phone with slots and table games available to play on mobile, desktop and the Hard Rock Lake Tahoe Mobile App. Players are able to win real rewards anywhere and redeem tokens for free play, swag and more. (www.hardrocksocialcasino.com)
The free Backstage Pass Rewards Club rewards guests when they shop, play, dine and entertain at Hard Rock. Members earn benefits and perks with each purchase, including room discounts and priority service.
Packages, deals and promotions are subject to change. Management reserves all rights.