From award-winning wineries to top-notch golf courses and outdoor trails, there are many reasons why you should visit Pahrump. This May, Pahrump is giving you four more reasons to make Pahrump your basecamp to adventure with the Wild West Extravaganza & Blue Grass Festival, the Lake Spring Mountain season opening, races at Pahrump Valley Speedway and the High Desert International Film Festival – Pahrump truly has something for everyone. Stay up to date with everything happening in Pahrump by visiting, www.visitpahrump.com.
Wild West Extravaganza & Blue Grass Festival: Pahrump is paying homage to its old west heritage during the Wild West Extravaganza and Blue Grass Festival. The family-friendly event features a youth rodeo, melodramas, an art show, a “shot gun” wedding and more. There will also be demonstrations through the day by a blacksmith, a spinner who will spin wool into yarn, and a doggie drill team by the 4H Dog Club.
Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7
Friday 3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission to the festival is free. There are costs associated with some of the activities.
Location: Petrack Park; 150 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89060
Lake Spring Mountain Season Opening: Lake Spring Mountain will be opening for the 2017 season! Located inside of Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club, enjoy a true desert oasis that features swimming, water sports equipment rentals, jetpack experiences, and more! The lake will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 20
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Day passes to the lake are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 17. A twilight pass between 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. is available for $10. Rentals for the water sports equipment are $15 for one hour and $20 for two hours.
Location: Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club; 3601 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89048
Pahrump Valley Speedway: Race season is in full effect at the Pahrump Valley Speedway. One of the only clay-based, high-banked, quarter-mile dirt tracks remaining in the U.S., Pahrump Valley Speedway promises action and thrills galore. Bring the family for a day of racing and cheer on different classes of cars including Modifieds, Super Stocks, Dwarf Cars, Coupes, Bombers, Mod Minis, and more.
Saturday, May 6; Saturday, May 20
Tickets can be purchased at the speedway. General adult tickets cost $10 and children between 6 – 14 years of age are $6. Children age 5 and under are FREE. Family six packs are available for $30 (two adults and four kids under 14)
Location: Pahrump Valley Speedway; 1881 Grieco Way, Pahrump, NV 89041
High Desert Film Festival: Celebrate the talents of the international and independent filmmaking community at the 11th Annual High Desert International Film Festival. Film categories in the competition include animation, comedy, drama, and horror/science fiction.
Thursday, May 25 – Sunday, May 28
Thursday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Friday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.; and Sunday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
An all-access festival pass can be purchased for $150 or guests can purchase tickets to each screening for $3 at the door.
Location: Pahrump Nugget, 681 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89041
Located an hour west of Las Vegas and an hour east of Death Valley, Pahrump, Nev. is home to big attractions and events, and is “Your Base Camp to Adventure.” Set in a picturesque backdrop with breathtaking views of mountain ranges, Pahrump is the ideal place to enjoy the best of Southern Nevada. From award-winning wineries and RV Resorts to world-class golf courses and scenic outdoor trails, true Nevada is waiting for you. For more information on Pahrump visit visitpahrump.com, follow twitter.com/visitpahrump on Twitter and Like Pahrump on Facebook - www.facebook.com/VisitPahrump/.