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Monarch Casino Black Hawk invites moms and dads to toast Back-To-School time with special Parent's Weekend cocktail

Monarch Casino Black Hawk invites moms and dads to toast Back-To-School time with special Parent's Weekend cocktail

“School Daze” combines coconut, pineapple, strawberry and rum in icy mix for one last blast of summer before fall routines resume

Now that kids are back in school all across the Denver metro area, parents may be longing for a final taste of summer before the mad rush of after school activities and the holidays arrive.

Monarch Casino Black Hawk is a quick and scenic 45 minute drive from Denver where adults can enjoy some gaming, a generous, mouth-watering buffet and, on Friday and Saturday, September 8-9, a special cocktail to celebrate the start of school and end of summer, plus some great live music!

School Daze is a combination of two hot weather classics: the Pina Colada and the Strawberry Daquiri. This tropical blend promises to extend the feeling of sunny lazy afternoons away from home and work, and- in this case- the kids!  

Adults who join Club Monarch can earn a free delicious buffet with just 50 points on their rewards card. Everyone who visits will appreciate the friendliest service in town, the best fresh whole Maine lobster, crab and USDA Prime Rib buffet and the huge variety of table games, video poker and Exclusive Premiere slot machines situated on two floors. 

Additionally, from 5 - 10 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, visitors will enjoy the fantastic Hazel Miller Band featuring Coco Brown.

Monarch Casino Black Hawk is the first casino you see when arriving from Denver on Highway 119. Valet and covered self-parking are available, as well as affordable bus service running hourly from Aurora and Lakewood. Buses also run frequently throughout the day from downtown Denver and southwest Denver. Once in Black Hawk you can park in the beautiful and easy-to-navigate parking garage, then take the free shuttle service that is a quick and convenient way to get from the parking garage to the Monarch Casino.

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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