It’s Winter Time at Prairie Meadows

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It can be hard to get away during the cold Midwest winters. A quick weekend staycation is the perfect solution to help boost your spirits with a change of scenery. With holidays approaching and gifts to be bought, you need a place where everything can be found in one spot. That place is Prairie Meadows. Located in the heart of Altoona, Prairie Meadows has become the center of what’s happening in central Iowa. Some of the best shopping is nearby with The Outlets of Des Moines and Bass Pro Shop, plus you can take in a movie in the comfy, reclining seats at Cinemark theater, or get in the holiday spirit with a leisurely drive through the Jolly Holiday Lights display. Even with all these offerings, you may feel like staying in one spot, and you can do just that at Prairie Meadows. Book yourself a room at Prairie Meadows Hotel and make it your home for the weekend, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

Once you’ve checked in, take a walk through the beautiful, holiday decorated property to take in all Prairie Meadows has to offer. Need dinner plans? Reserve a table at AJ’s Steakhouse for the best USDA Prime beef in central Iowa. Are you booking your getaway over the holidays? Then be sure to check out Christmas dining at AJ’s. A special menu will be offered on both Christmas day and New Year’s Eve, with scrumptious holiday entreés like Balsamic & Fig Glazed Chicken, and Prime Rib Au Jus. Or enjoy a bounty of seafood options on New Year’s Eve with their seafood tower or surf & turf for two.

Wanting to dance the night away? Prairie Meadows’ Finish Line Show Lounge features live music every Friday and Saturday night featuring every kind of music from rock and country to pop and blues. Local favorites performing in December include Final Mix, Buckmiller Schwager, Side Hustle, and more. Performances begin at 8pm. After the show, head over to the comfortable Photo Finish Lounge in the hotel lobby for a night cap with a top shelf, handcrafted cocktail.

If that isn’t enough to keep you entertained, shop around at the Gift Shop or check out the many promotions happening on the casino floor. Cash drawings happen weekly, along with slot promotions, table games, poker, and more!

Whether you want to close out the year with a big celebration or have a fun weekday visit, Prairie Meadows has everything you need for a one-of-a-kind staycation.

View upcoming events, promotions, and more at Prairie Meadows’ website.