Special Events

CRAFT BEERS, CHILI COOKOFF TAKE OVER PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO THIS JUNE

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Microbrew Sample

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 19, 2015) – This June, microbreweries, craft beer makers and brew pubs from throughout Southern California and beyond descend on Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula for one special afternoon. The 7th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cookoff happens Saturday, June 6 from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Grand Ballroom. For one price, beer enthusiasts can taste unlimited samples of craft and small production brews from San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange counties, as well as selections from Northern California, the Midwest and east coast. Ticket holders also can enjoy limitless tastes of eight varieties of homemade chili, fired up by the award-winning chefs at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Attendees can vote for their favorite chili among the bunch. Microbrew Festival tickets are $50. Guests receive a two ounce souvenir glass to sample unlimited beer tastings. Designated driver tickets are available for $30. Both ticket levels let attendees taste all chili and other gourmet food samples, take in two live bands including iconic bassist Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats, and an extensive silent auction. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Guests must be 21 or older. For tickets or more information, visit Pechanga.com  or call (877) 711-2946.     Read More

Annual “K-FROG Cares” Golf Tourney and Country Concert Hosted at Pechanga Resort & Casino to Benefit Local Children’s Hospital

– Concert to Feature Country’s Rising Superstars Dustin Lynch, Gloriana and Jana Kramer –

Dustin Lynch

Dustin Lynch

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 15, 2015) – The 13th annual “K-FROG Cares Golf Classic” will be hosted at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s award winning Journey at Pechanga golf course and followed with a charity concert headlined by some of the biggest rising names in country music at the Pechanga Theater on April 13, 2015. A community event to raise money for local Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, single golfer entry is $250 and a discount is available for a foursome group at $900, fees not included and entry can be purchased at www.Kfrog.com or by calling 909-825-9525. Concert tickets are available for $25 and $20 with a 7:00 p.m. showtime and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com.

Jana Kramer

Jana Kramer

Hosted on Monday, April 13, 2015, the day will begin with a round of golf at Journey At Pechanga where participants will enjoy various contests, lunch, a “hoppy hour”, dinner and a charity auction. The night concludes with a country concert featuring performances by chart topping country artists Dustin Lynch, Gloriana and Jana Kramer in the 1,200 seat theater at Pechanga Resort & Casino.

Country music’s Dustin Lynch has had a career of hit singles, with his very first “Cowboys and Angels” back in 2012. His second song, “She Cranks My Tractor,” became his second Top 20 hit and was followed by “Wild in Your Smile,” making the Top 30. His very first number 1 single was “Where It’s At (Yep, Yep),” followed by “Hell of A Night” in November 2014.

Gloriana

Gloriana

While making their initial mark on the country music scene with single “Wild at Heart,” Gloriana quickly became a recognized as the band to know when named as “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” at the American Music Awards and “Top New Vocal Act” at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2010. Their hugely successful follow up single “(Kissed You) Good Night” became a country music radio staple and they even performed the single during a private concert on ABC’s hit series “The Bachelorette.”

Many of Jana Kramer’s original music fans know her from her regular acting gig on the CW television show “One Tree Hill.” With her debut single “Why Ya Wanna” hitting number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, her most recent single “I Got The Boy” is already rising on the charts.

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Air Supply Celebrates 40 Years of Global Hits During International Tour with Pechanga Concert on June 21

Air Supple June 25 2013 Las Vegas Casa Luca Marco Photos By Denise Truscello logo 40th anniversary

– New Live in Hong Kong CD, DVD & Blu-Ray Available, Featuring New Single “I Want You”–

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 15, 2015) – International pop/rock duo Air Supply is bringing their 2015 global tour to Temecula and the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on June 21, 2015. Tickets are currently available at $55, $50, $40 and $35, and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. After 40 years together, the Australian hit makers are touring as an anniversary special and to promote their new CD, DVD and Blu-Ray release, Live in Hong Kong, featuring new single “I Want You.”

Air Supply was formed shortly after Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock met the first day of rehearsal as chorus members in a Sydney, Australia production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in May 1975. Signed by Clive Davis to Arista Records in 1980, Air Supply scored an immediate hit with “Lost In Love,” an edited-down version of a previous Australian hit which reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song initiated a run of seven consecutive U.S. Top Fives in just over two years, including their #1 “The One That You Love” in 1981. At that time, Air Supply had astonishingly equaled The Beatles’ run of consecutive top five singles.

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The Moody Blues Coming to Pechanga Resort & Casino on “Timeless Flight – The Polydor Years” Tour

- Tickets on Sale This Friday, Jan. 30 for Pechanga Resort & Casino Show on May 2 -
– Tour in Support of New “The Polydor Years 1986-1992″ Box Set Release – 

 TEMECULA, Calif., (January 28, 2015) — “Timeless Flight – The Polydor Years” Moody Blues concert tour is coming to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on May 2, 2015. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 30 at $115, $109, $99 and $89, and are available at the Pechanga Box office,  877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. The rock legends are currently touring in relation to their recently released box set, The Polydor Years 1986-1992, which was released November 24, 2014 on UMe.

The Moody Blues have been at the forefront of the classic rock music scene for more than 40 years, with their multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold albums and singles hitting Billboard at #1, Top 5, Top 10, Top 20 and Top 40.  Their illustrious roster of hits include:  “Nights In White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Ride My See Saw,” “The Story In Your Eyes,” “Isn’t Life Strange,” “Question,” “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band)” and “Your Wildest Dreams,” and many more. Read More

Rock Legends Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Bring Classic Hits to Pechanga Resort & Casino on April 11

– “Love is a Battlefield”, “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” and More With 35th Anniversary Tour –

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Pat Benatar with Nick Giraldo

TEMECULA, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2015) – Rock legends Pat Benatar & Neil “Spyder” Giraldo have just announced plans to keep their 35th Anniversary Tour rocking fans in Southern California with an upcoming concert at Pechanga Resort & Casino. The powerhouse duo behind such well known rock hits including “Love is a Battlefield,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” “Heartbreaker,” “We Live For Love,” “Promises In The Dark,” “We Belong,” and more will be appearing at the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on Saturday, April 11 at 8:00p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at $50, $60, $75 and $85 and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com.

“Thirty five years ago, ‘Heartbreaker,’ on the debut album In The Heat of The Night was the catalyst for it all,” said Pat Benatar. “It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed. We’re excited to be celebrating this personal and musical milestone. The tour should be an incredible, shared experience with the audience.” “From the very beginning our chemistry was undeniable,” remarked Neil Giraldo. “This is the driving force behind everything we do. After 35 years of playing together, we’re looking forward to the tour and the future, which will surely be…adventurous.” Read More

Sip Wine & Savor Chocolate While Helping a Good Cause This February

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People Enjoying Wine Fest

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Jan. 8, 2015) – Chocolate and wine come together at Pechanga Resort & Casino for the annual Chocolate Decadence and Pechanga Wine Festival set for Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28.

Hundreds of wine varieties, sweet and savory chocolate confections, food samples from acclaimed Pechanga Resort & Casino restaurants, live music, silent auction and helping out a good cause are all on the agenda for the two days inside the Pechanga Resort & Casino Grand Ballroom in Temecula, Calif.

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Jade Chocolate Cups at Chocolate Decadence

Chocolate Decadence on Friday, February 27 features more than 30 wine varietals that have been shown to masterfully partner with chocolate and other sweet desserts. The event runs from 7:00p.m. to 10:00p.m. and is $50 per person.

The 7th annual Pechanga Wine Festival goes from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. on Saturday, February 28. Tickets for this unforgettable event are $65.

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Sea Bass Bites

Combo tickets for entry into both events are available for $100. Designated driver tickets are $30 Chocolate Decadence and $35 for the Wine Festival. Both let attendees taste all the delectable desserts, food and take in live music, entertainment and extensive silent auction. Pechanga Club members will also get 25-percent off the ticket price. Guests must be 21 or older to attend either event. For tickets or more information, visit the Pechanga Box Office, call (877) 711-2946 or visit www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment. Proceeds from both events benefit Habitat for Humanity Inland ValleyRead More

Bigger, Better Laughs at Comedy Club in 2015

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Jeff Garcia Hits Pechanga Comedy Club Feb. 14-16

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Dec. 24, 2014) – The Pechanga Comedy Club comes back on the scene after a month-long holiday hiatus with bigger-name comics gracing the stage and brand new show times. Audiences coming to the 300-seat comedy club at the resort/casino will be able to see comedians including Jeff Garcia and others during special performances held on Friday, Saturday at 8:00p.m. and 10:00p.m. and Sunday nights at 7:30p.m. More great shows on other weekends feature top touring comedians in one show on Fridays at 8:30p.m. and two shows on Saturdays at 7:30p.m. and 9:30p.m. Check www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment and click on the Comedy Club tab to see the schedule of hilarious stand-up comics coming to the Pechanga Comedy Club.

Pechanga Comedy Club tickets are $15 per person on regular weekends. Each show includes a headliner and opening comic. Tickets for bigger name comics whose performances include Friday, Saturday and Sunday shows are $23. For tickets or more information, visit the Pechanga Box Office, call (877) 711-2946 or log onto www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment. The Pechanga Comedy Club features an intimate, 300-seat venue with a stage and tableside beverage service. The club has a two-drink minimum and is located on the lower casino level. Guests must be 21 or older.  Read More

Salvation Army major attempts bell ringing record of 150 continuous hours

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3-year-old Summer Marchante Gives to Salvation Army

Murrieta, CA (December 8, 2014) – Salvation Army Major Marcelino “Butch” Soriano loves kettle season. Each of the last three years, he’s participated in the national World Record Bell Ringing Competition, achieving a new record last year. He, Captain Jim Brickson of Albert Lea, Minn. and Andre Thompson of Tyler, Texas agreed to stop ringing at 105 hours.

There’s no official national competition this year, but Soriano refuses to lay down his bell. He has started the attempt to set a new world record for the longest continuous hand bell-ringing by an individual with a goal of 150 hours.  He began at 4:00 AM Monday, December 8 and is planning to finish on Sunday, December 14 at 10:00 AM.  He hopes to raise awareness for The Salvation Army’s 124th Red Kettle Campaign and kick off a historic new year for the Army.

“My goal is set for 150 hours because I’m excited to highlight the Army’s upcoming anniversary in 2015. I want to ring the bell for an hour to mark each year that The Salvation Army has been on the march, doing good for people around the world,” says SorianoRead More

Kick Off Holiday Fun with Big Prizes, Giveaways & More

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Stuff YOU Can Win at Pechanga!

TEMECULA, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2014) – This holiday season, club card members at Pechanga Resort & Casino will get some help with their holiday shopping. With Black Friday Giveaways, Veteran’s Day prizes, $100 in EasyPlay money every week and increased member points for everyday play, it pays to be a member! Anyone can become a Pechanga Club Card Member to be eligible for all the holiday prizes just by inserting the club card into a slot machine or by presenting it at any table game prior to play. With headlining entertainment, gaming promotions, holiday giveaways and resort specials, Pechanga is the place to be this November.  Read More

ESPN Boxing – Tribute To Dan Goossen – Taking the Ring Dec. 11

2014 Night of Champions
AUSTIN TROUT, CHRIS ARREOLA AND ANTONIO TARVER IN FEATURED BOUTS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014

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– SERGIO MORA, RICO RAMOS, EDWIN RODRIGUEZ MARCUS BROWN AND AHMED ELBIALI IN UNDERCARD BOUTS –

Sherman Oaks, Calif. — (October 30, 2014) — Goossen Promotions returns to Pechanga Resort & Casino on Thursday, December 11th with “NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” a three-hour ESPN Boxing Special televised LIVE on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.

Advance tickets starting at $55.00 can be purchased through the Pechanga Resort and Casino website (www.Pechanga.com) or by calling 1-877-711-2946. Doors on the night of the event open at 4:00 p.m. with the first bell at 5:00 p.m.

“We wanted to do something special in honor of Dan Goossen and we thought of no better way than to put on a great night of boxing just like he had done for so many years on ESPN,” said Brian Kweder, ESPN senior director of programming and acquisitions. “Dan’s contributions to the sport of boxing are well documented, but he was also a joy to work with and to be around. I’m hopeful that he has a ringside seat wherever he may be for these fights.”

A lifelong resident of Southern California and popular fight promoter for more than three decades, Goossen passed away at the age of 64 on September 28.  Read More