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Holiday Stress? Escape to Black Hawk!

Make Monarch Casino Black Hawk your new mountain holiday experience!

Need a quick break from holiday madness? Here’s an idea: head for the hills to Monarch Casino Black Hawk and treat yourself to a phenomenal lobster buffet, awesome live music and fun gaming action. Weather reports call for good traffic conditions and the journey to Black Hawk is part of the fun!

The drive is a scenic quick trip from Denver, along the rushing waters of Clear Creek. The City of Black Hawk is dressed in its holiday best, with festive lights and decorations to help remind you it’s December in the Rockies.

Monarch’s buffet is perfect for parties with different tastes including Asian, American, Southwest and Seafood stations. This Sunday, December 17th, the buffet features Chef Anthony Ochoa’s Sauteed Lobster Claw Meat in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce on a bed of Cherry Tomato Linguine. The dessert station features a rotating array of tempting treats for every palate.

Friday and Saturday nights feature a party with a live band playing great music all night long! Check out JV3 and Alive on Arrival this weekend, and different live bands every weekend!

Monarch Casino is located just minutes and an easy drive from I-70. Travelers over 21 are invited to make the short drive up to 8,500’ elevation and enjoy the Colorado mountain holiday vibes at Monarch Casino Black Hawk!

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About Monarch Casino Resort Spa

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. acquired the Monarch Casino Black Hawk, the first casino encountered by visitors arriving from Denver on Highway 119, in April 2012. The first phase of the property’s expansion occurred in November 2020, including the opening of the first 8 floors of a brand new 23-story hotel tower, featuring 200 hotel rooms. The expansion now pushes Monarch’s casino space over 60,000 square feet, featuring over 900 slot machines, table games (temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions), a 350 seat buffet-style restaurant, a 24-hour restaurant, grab and go coffee stand, 5,000 square feet of conference space and a parking structure with approximately 1,350 parking spaces. Once completed, the Monarch Casino Resort Spa expansion will include a 23-story hotel tower with 516 guest rooms and suites, an upscale spa and pool facility, five total restaurants, additional bars and associated support facilities.

About Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI), was incorporated in 1993 and through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns and operates the four diamond Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, and the Monarch Casino Black Hawk (formerly the Riviera Black Hawk Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado, approximately 40 miles west of Denver. For additional information, visit

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422