Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Celebrates Casino Resort Expansion

Muckleshoot Ribbon Cutting

AUBURN, WA – The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe held a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the tribal opening of the newly expanded Muckleshoot Casino Resort at the Muckleshoot Events Center. The grand opening celebration for the general public will take place on Friday, January 26th and run through the 28th with weekend festivities including performances by David Spade and Blue Oyster Cult.

Muckleshoot hotel tower

“From a whisper to a resort, we have built the next level of experience for regional tourism here in the PNW,” said Yvonne Johnson, Muckleshoot Casino Director of Resort Operations. “The addition of a dynamic resort experience to Muckleshoot Casino exemplifies the Muckleshoot Tribe’s unwavering commitment and dedication to developing unmatched guest experiences.”

Muckleshoot hotel lobby

The ceremonial event featured tribal members, pow wow royalty and honored veterans. The rhythmic beats of traditional drummers could be heard as they led a Veterans Honors Guard march, accompanied by a poignant tribal prayer and a captivating traditional song and dance from the Canoe family. Speakers commemorated the occasion with impactful statements, underscoring the significance of the moment in the tribe’s history. Tribal Council members cut the ceremonial ribbon to announce the official Muckleshoot Casino Resort tribal opening. The atmosphere was showered with confetti, CO2 cannons, and vibrant LED displays that stirred the crowd to tremendous enthusiasm.

Muckleshoot hotel pool

The Muckleshoot Casino Resort, known as the “Biggest and Best in the Northwest,” is now even larger with the addition of over 400 guestrooms, an expanded casino floor, indoor pool, luxurious spa and a gourmet rooftop steakhouse, Smoke & Cedar, which showcases breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier, the Olympic Mountain range, and the Seattle skyline.