Wildhorse Resort & Casino Events and Entertainment in March




Wildhorse Anniversary Fireworks

March 9 marks the 24th anniversary of Wildhorse Resort & Casino.  In celebration, the event will be marked with a highly anticipated fireworks display on the resort’s grounds.  Always a popular show for enthusiasts of all ages, this annual event draws viewers from around the region.  Arrive early to find a perfect viewing spot and tune into KCUW 104.3 for musical accompaniment.  After the show, warm up with a hot beverage inside the resort.

Masters of Illusion

You may have seen them on the CW Network in primetime.  The amazing team of magicians from the TV show Masters of Illusion will be live at Wildhorse Resort & Casino on Saturday, March 16, in the Rivers Event Center.  Prepare to be astonished when you see the greatest illusions of our time performed right before your eyes!  Humor and talent combine for a fun and unbelievable edge-of-your-seat performance.

Purchase your tickets online at Wildhorseresort.com or at the Wildhorse Gift Shop.  Military discounts available.  Show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7pm.

Thunder from Down Under

Back by popular demand!  The famous Australian male revue, Thunder from Down Under, will wow fans in two shows on Thursday, March 21, in the Wildhorse Sports Bar.  This fully interactive experience with Australia’s hottest export is full of humor and boy-next-door charm.  These shows are nearly sold out so grab those tickets now!

First show is at 6pm, second show at 9pm.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to start.  Front row club seats are sold in pairs, all other seating sold individually.  Go to wildhorseresort.com for ticket details or visit the Wildhorse Gift Shop.


If you’ve never played Bingo at Wildhorse before, now’s the time to see how much fun it can be!  Bingo after Dark combines partying and winning in one lively event.  The bash takes place on Saturday, March 23.  Doors open at 5pm, main session begins at 7pm and the party goes all evening long.  Purchase your tickets in advance and you get exclusive entry to the festivities at 4pm.  Paper and machine play available. 


The Wildhorse Cineplex shows the top new movies every day between noon and midnight.  Go to http://www.wildhorseresort.com/cineplex to view the schedule and trailers for current films.

On Wednesdays in March, the Cineplex offers its $5 Classic Movie Matinee.  Price includes admission, popcorn and a beverage.  Classic movie fans can see a familiar favorite on the big screen at noon.

Classic Movie Matinee schedule

3/6                     Every Which Way but Loose, Clint Eastwood

3/13                   Casino, Al Pacino

3/20                   Fort Apache, John Wayne

3/27                   Matilda, Mara Wilson


Enjoy dinner and smooth jazz at Plateau on Friday, March 15, 5:30pm to 8:30pm.  Choose your entrée from an exquisite menu and savor the audio inspiration of Gary Hemenway & Clairece Rosati.  Call now to reserve your table for this melodious dinner performance, 541-966-1610.

Plateau Wine Night is the first Wednesday of each month, 5:30pm to 7:30pm.  Enjoy a special four course meal with paired wines or choose a lighter tasting experience with simple and delectable food pairings.  Call now to make your reservations for April as this event sells out well in advance.  Dining hours are 5pm to 9pm. 541-966-1610

Sports Bar

Some of the most exciting overtime finishes in basketball happen during March Madness! You won’t miss any of the thrills when you watch from the Wildhorse Sports Bar with viewable screens wherever you and your friends sit.  Get in on the Bracket Madness Freeplay Giveaway and you can win even if your team doesn’t.

Laugh Out Loud live comedy incites hilarity at Wildhorse on Thursday nights! Bring your friends to laugh along to some of the most entertaining comics in the Pacific Northwest. Shows start at 8pm; 21 and over.

LOL Comedy! lineup for February:

                           Opener                           Headliner

             3/7        Alfred Carcieri                Mike “Wally” Walter

             3/14      Isaak Novak                     Adam Lee

             3/21      No comedy – Thunder from Down Under show taking place

             3/28      TBA                                 Rich Williams

The Wildhorse Sports Bar features free live music every Friday and Saturday for guests 21 and over.  Happy hour is from 4-7pm, Sunday through Wednesday, offering both food and drink specials.

Here’s the complete Sports Bar music lineup for March:

3/1-2                  Expertease                                                 Variety

3/8-9                  The Mix                                                     Variety

3/15-16              Sway                                                           Variety

3/22-23              Aaron Crawford                                         Country

3/29-30              Rock-Bot, Live Band Karaoke                    Variety

Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

Immerse yourself in the history, culture and hospitality of the people who have lived on this land for more than 10,000 years.  More than just a museum, Tamástslikt celebrates the traditions of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes.

Take advantage of free admission when you visit Tamastslikt Cultural Institute on the first Friday of the month.  Also on Free First Fridays, you are invited to join the beadworking class at 10am in the Museum Store where you can also score exclusive handcrafted gifts or Pendleton blankets.

Satisfy your appetite with a delicious lunch or light fare at the Kinship Café featuring native-inspired foods.  The museum and store are open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, the café from 11am-2pm.

For more information about Tamastslikt, go to http://www.tamastslikt.org.

Summary of Events

Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

Free Admission Friday

Mar 1


Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

Free beadworking class

Mar 1



Wednesday Wine Night

Mar 6


Wildhorse Resort & Casino

Anniversary Fireworks

Mar 9



Live music, smooth jazz

Mar 15


Wildhorse Resort & Casino

Masters of Illusion

Mar 16


Wildhorse Sports Bar

Thunder from Down Under

Mar 21

1st show, 6pm; 2nd show, 9pm

Rivers Event Center

Bingo after Dark

Mar 23



About Wildhorse Resort & Casino:

Centrally situated between Boise, Spokane and Portland, Wildhorse Resort & Casino is a premier destination for family getaways, business meetings and large conventions. The Resort features a 24-hour casino, hotel, RV Park, seven restaurants, a five-screen Cineplex, 18-hole championship golf course, travel plaza (for trucks and autos) and a tribal museum. Expanded in 2011, there is no destination experience like it in the Pacific Northwest. Wildhorse offers over 1200 slots, all your favorite table games, live keno, bingo and live entertainment Thursday-Saturday.  Wildhorse is located just off I-84 at exit 216, four miles east of Pendleton, OR. Wildhorse is owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

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