Soak Up the Sun in Pahrump this May

Soak Up the Sun in Pahrump this May
With summer around the corner, Pahrump is full of events to get you up and moving. Watch movies by filmmakers from across the world or get your family together for some fun around the lake. From annual traditions to fun in the sun, Pahrump is the place to be this May (Pictured: Pony Express)

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Wild West Extravaganza and Blue Grass Festival: Celebrate Southern Nevada’s old west heritage at the Wild West Extravaganza and Blue Grass Festival. For three days, guests activities, games, and blue grass music. This family-friendly event includes a youth rodeo, outhouse races, specialty vendors, food, entertainment, and more. Saddle up and dress in your best western attire for some wild west fun.

Date: Friday, May 4 – Sunday, May 6, 2018
Time: May 4: Noon – 8 p.m.; May 5: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; May 6: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Details: This event is free. For more details head to,
Location: Petrack Park; 150 S. Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89060

Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce Valley Wide Yard Sale: With over 50 addresses last year, Pahrump’s Valley Wide Yard Sale is back and better than before with more great items for sale. Attendees can travel and shop from yards and garages of fellow residents and businesses around the community. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure and with a yard sale as big as this one, treasure can be found at every corner.

Date: Friday, May 11 – Sunday, May 13, 2018
Time: 7 a.m.
Details: This is event is free. Cost is $10 to have your location listed online and in the newspaper
Location: Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Gambling Hall; 681 S. Highway 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.

Date: Saturday, May 12 and Saturday, May 26, 2018
Time: 7 p.m.
Details: 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 International Film Festival: The 12th Annual High Desert International Film Festival is heading to Pahrump to honor the talents of the international, independent, filmmaking community. Perfect for the ultimate film fanatic, guests can watch film categories in competition including animation, comedy, drama, and horror/science fiction. Enjoy submissions from all around the world and bring your family and friends for a weekend full of movie magic.

Date: Friday, May 25 – Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: May 25: 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.; May 26: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.; May 27: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Details: Guests can purchase an All-Access Festival Pass for $150; Ticket price for each movie is $3 at the door
Location: Pahrump Nugget, 681 S. Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89048

Lake Spring Mountain Season Opening: Just in time for the warm weather, Lake Spring Mountain opens the 2018 season with cool water and white sand beaches. Guests can relax and enjoy the summer sun at a true desert oasis featuring swimming, water sports equipment rentals, jetpack experiences, cabanas and more! To quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger, guests can head over to the Tiki Bar for food, drinks, and lounge chairs.

Date: Opening Saturday, May 26, 2018; Open on weekends
Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Details: Guests can purchase a Day Pass for $15 or Twilight Pass and Children’s Pass for 17 and under for $10.
Location: Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club; 3601 Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89048

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 

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