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Hard Rock Lake Tahoe debuts December entertainment promotions

27 November 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Lake Tahoe is saying goodbye to 2017 with resort-wide gaming specials, dining deals, and a month full of entertainment, all counting down to the resort's biggest New Year's Eve bash ever. Take a look behind the curtain at what's in store for December.

Football Central
Catch favorite football teams throughout the month in the Hard Rock's Sports Bar, Center Bar, Alpine Union and Vinyl Showroom, with special food and beverage offerings at each location (all days except Saturday in Vinyl). Daily specials include: $3 domestic beers, $2 specialty shots and hot dogs during games. Reserve a seat by calling 1-775-443-7008.

Guitar Plaza
The New Year's Eve celebration is going outside with a 31 December concert by DJ Rizzo on the Hard Rock's Guitar Plaza. The free show begins at 9 p.m.

Revolution Ballroom
Ring in 2018 at Revolution Ballroom as the venue hosts A Night of Roaring Glamour Dinner Show on Sunday, 31 December, featuring a gourmet buffet dinner, complimentary champagne bar, a live jazz dance band, and performances by the stars of Electrify: Rock N' Roll Burlesque. The party stars at 9 p.m. Tickets are $189 ($249 after 1 December) and can be purchased online.

Graceland Ballroom
On 30 December, join fellow fight fans for a UFC 219 Viewing Party in Graceland Ballroom, broadcasting the Pay-Per-View action live from Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena. Featuring the much-anticipated match between Holly Holm and Cris Cyborg, this is one fight night you'll want to remember. Tickets to the viewing party are $25.

Vinyl Showroom
The Hard Rock's intimate indoor showroom, Vinyl, is where guests will find award-winning musicians, tribute bands, popular regional acts and hosted sporting events. December's lineup combines them all.

American Idol Season 9 winner Lee Dewyze plays Vinyl on Friday, 15 December at 8 p.m. The 31-year-old singer released his latest track, "The Breakdown," in July. Please visit the website for more information and ticket sales.

Vinyl welcomes hip-hop star Zion I on Saturday, 16 December at 9 p.m. Z-Man with DJ True Justice, Feeki and Dreda Dre Galactik Vibes & Connected are the night's opening acts. Tickets are $20 presale and $25 day of show, and can be purchased online.

On Saturday, 23 December, Vinyl hosts Triple Threat, featuring Gilby Clarke of Guns N' Roses alongside Jared James Nichols and Mark Mackay. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and tickets to the 21 and over show are $25. VIP Meet and Greet tickets are available for $75, and can be purchased online.

Enjoy an evening of Vietnamese Dance Party on Sunday, 24 December at 8 p.m. with Trinh Lam, Diem Suong, Dan Kim, Linda Trang Dai, Tommy Ngo, Kevin Le and the Lang Du Band. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online.

Vinyl is heating up as 2017 winds down with the debut of Electrify: Rock N' Roll Burlesque. Preview performances are scheduled for Thursday, 28 December, Friday, 29 December and Saturday, 30 December at 9 p.m. Tickets to this 21 and over show are $20 and can be purchased at the Rock Shop or online.

And 2017 goes out with a bang when '80s tribute act Glam Cobra plays a special New Year's Eve show inside Vinyl on Sunday, 31 December. Taking the stage at 9 p.m., the band will rock you into 2018 with the greatest hits of Bon Jovi, Guns N' Roses, Twisted Sister, Van Halen and more. Tickets are $89 and include a champagne toast, plus an exclusive Hard Rock New Year's Eve LED bracelet that will light and flash to music anywhere in the resort. After the countdown, Vinyl stays open until 4 a.m. with free entry for guests 21 and over. Purchase tickets online.

Alpine Union
Alpine Union is inspired by the history that made South Lake Tahoe a destination for lodging and a paradise for outdoor sports, activities and adventures. More than 20 beers on tap. Serves all-day breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekends.

Après Ski Specials
All ski season long, Alpine Union offers $5 food and beverage specials from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Beverage specials include: Alpine Cold Remedy Toddy, Chocolate Schnapps, Hard Core Cider, Rosie's Irish Coffee and Warm & Cozy Mull Wine. Food specials include beignets, calamari, chicken tenders, chips and salsa and onion rings. (Not available 28 December 2017 through 8 January 2018.)

New Year's Eve
On 31 December, ring in the New Year from the Alpine Union patio, where guests can snuggle up at a fire pit and watch TV screens showing New Year's Eve celebrations happening around the world. A $60 ticket to the patio reserves a free drink, bracelet and an intimate setting for the evening.

Bottomless Pasta Bowl
Enjoy bottomless pasta served with sauce and bread sticks all month long for $9.99. Available 11:30 a.m. through 7 p.m.

Breakfast Short Stack or Eggs
Guests choose short stack or two eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast for $5.99. Available 7 a.m. through 11 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Burger & Domestic Brew
Available Thursdays, Sundays and Mondays during football games for $12.99.

Prime Rib Special
Guests can enjoy a slow-roasted rosemary au jus-infused Prime Rib served with choice of potato or vegetables for $19.99. Available from 4 p.m. until gone on Fridays and Saturdays.

Taco Special
Back by popular demand, guests can enjoy their choice of $3 chicken or beef tacos and house margaritas and cerveza features. Available from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Center Bar
Located in the heart of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Center Bar is a 24-hour destination for guests to create and share memorable experiences.

Après Ski Specials
All ski season long, Center Bar offers $5 specials on selected ski shots and drinks from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Fuel offers specialty coffee drinks, smoothies, snacks and ready-made sandwiches and breakfast burritos for the on-the-go guest as well as grab-and-go cases of beer and wine for in-room refreshment. Guests can enjoy any Latte 50% off. Available 2 p.m. through 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Oyster Bar
Lake Tahoe's original raw seafood bar, The Oyster Bar, is the destination for New Orleans-inspired dishes that satisfy the appetites of visitors and locals. With an open kitchen and bright, airy atmosphere, the talents of The Oyster Bar staff and the freshness of top-quality ingredients are on constant display. Offers a full bar menu and serves lunch and dinner daily.

Chowder and Wine Special
The $8 Chowder and Wine Special is available Sundays through Fridays.

Hard Rockin'
Guests can enjoy half dozen seasonal oysters for $10. Available from open until close Sunday through Friday.

Park Prime
A modern steakhouse, Park Prime offers upscale cuisine in a chic and comfortable atmosphere. Menu features surf and turf options, including grass-fed, free-range beef, premium seafood, shareable appetizers, a wine list and specialty cocktails to complement any occasion.

For those hoping for a prime seat to ring in the New Year, Park Prime steakhouse is offering a New Year's Eve Prix Fixe dinner menu for $150. Reserve a table at the Park Prime website and get ready for a night of celebratory toasts with friends and family.

Prime Steak Burger
Guests can enjoy handcrafted Prime burger night with 20% off specialty cocktails, beer and wine. Available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays.

Prix Fixe Three Course Menu
Guests choose soup or salad, a selected catch or selected braised item (osco bucco or grilled hanger steak) and choice of dessert for $50. For an additional $20, guests can have each course paired with a selected wine. Available daily. Not available on 31 December 2017.

Wine Down Wednesday
Guests can enjoy 25% off any bottles of wine and 50% off wines by the glass.

Backstage Pass
The Hard Rock's popular Backstage Pass rewards program continues to make winners out of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe visitors.

50 plus Classic Rocker
4, 11, 18 and 25 December
Mondays in December, the 50 plus Rocker has an offer between 7 a.m. through 11 a.m. Each time guests earn 200 points they will win $5 in Free Play and $10 Match Play if they earn 200 additional points within the promotional period. Guests are no longer eligible to earn free play after 400 total points earned. Must be a Backstage Pass holder and be 50 years of age and older. All Classic rockers must locate the Backstage Pass Rewards Kiosk located by Alpine Union or in the middle of the casino to receive their vouchers. Guests can swipe between 7 a.m. through 11 a.m. to receive one voucher for each offer below: $1.99 breakfast at Alpine Union; spend $50 and receive $5 off at Rock Shop; $5 Bloody Mary. Must present voucher to outlet before purchase.

Naughty or Nice 12 Days of Holiday Cheer Kiosk Game
Visit any Backstage Pass Kiosk to place each day from 15 to 26 December. Guests can swipe their card between 4 a.m. and 11:59 p.m., choose the "Naughty or Nice" icon on the screen and follow the game instructions to win prizes, including $10 to $1,000 cash, free slot play between $10 to $1,000, dining credits between $5 and $100, and points between 500 and 100,000.

Santa Spree Holiday Shopping Event
Through 9 December, players can earn $1 in Santa Bucks for every 50 base points earned in the Hard Rock casino. Redeem Santa bucks for electronics, gifts, household items, art and more. Shopping spree days are:
General Admission Members: 7 and 8 December
Entourage Members: 11 and 12 December
Platinum Members: 9 and 10 December
MultI-Platinum Members: 9 and 10 December

Thursday Mystery Point Multiplier
7, 14, and 28 December
Thursdays in December guests must swipe their Backstage Pass between 4 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. at a kiosk to activate the "Up To 100x Point Multiplier." Points are earned by actively playing a slot or video poker machine with their Backstage Pass properly inserted in the card reader to participate. Guests will receive up to 100x gaming points on all Slot Machines and Video Poker machines. Any Backstage Pass Member may participate. Multiplier amount based on Backstage Pass tier level.

Wins-Day Slot Tournament
6, 13, and 27 December
Earn 100 gaming points on Wednesdays to receive printed tournament entry voucher from the Rewards. Earn 200 points to play twice. Registration opens at 3 p.m. Tournament runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Top score wins $500 cash and seven finalists win their share of $1,000 free slot play.

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