Nightlife & Live Entertainment

The fun doesn’t stop after dusk! Twentynine Palms knows how to have a good time and visitors will love our local bar offerings like Out There BarVirginian Cocktails, and Back Alley Cocktail Lounge. Play the slots or attend a show at Tortoise Rock Casino or see an open mic performance and play trivia at Grnd Sqrl while you indulge on a pint.

Tortoise Rock Casino

Tortoise Rock Casino is the newest entertainment destination in Twentynine Palms. Owned and operated by the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians, the casino is beautifully situated between the majestic Joshua Tree National Park and one of the world’s largest military training facilities — the U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.

The casino offers 30,000 square feet of gaming space, with 490 slot machines, seven table games, live poker, plus live entertainment, the Oasis Grille, and Shelly’s Lounge. The casino is open daily.

“Live at the Rock” at Tortoise Rock Casino

The FREE Saturday concerts kick off Saturday nights in March and continue through October. Concerts are performed on the outdoor stage at Tortoise Rock Casino and feature exciting tribute bands and artists. All concerts begin at 8 p.m. The concerts are presented by Z107.7 FM, and listeners are encouraged to tune in regularly to listen for updates and announcements.

The casino also offers sports-viewing events, DJ music Friday and Saturday nights, Ladies Night specials on Karaoke Wednesdays, slot tournaments on Thursday nights, and Sunday Senior specials. Everyone 18 years of age and over can join the non-stop gaming action at Tortoise Rock Casino.

Visit for more information or call (866) 377-6829.

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians also owns and operates Spotlight 29 Casino in nearby Coachella.

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