Top Five Reasons to Visit Pahrump This August

July 29, 2017 by  

Top Five Reasons to Visit Pahrump This August
There are several reasons to visit Pahrump, including the wineries, lush golf courses, and the proximity to well-known attractions such as Death Valley and Ash Meadows. This August, Pahrump is giving you five more reasons why you should head 60 miles west of Las Vegas (Pictured: Louie Anderson to appear at Bonkerz Comedy Club on Aug. 4)

Whether you’re looking for fun in the sun or under the stars, Pahrump has something to offer for everyone. Stay up to date with everything happening in Pahrump by visiting,

Industry Day at Lake Spring Mountain: Cool off this summer at Lake Spring Mountain, a true desert oasis. Any industry employee with a valid industry employee I.D. can enjoy free admission to the Lake where you can swim, rent watersport equipment and cabanas, purchase jetpack experiences, and enjoy music by DJ Rico Rox.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 1
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Details: Admission is $15 or FREE with valid industry employee I.D. For more information visit or call 702.302.9462. Must be 21 and older. The lake is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am – 6 pm.
Location: Lake Spring Mountain at Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club; 3601 Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89048

Bonkerz Comedy Club: Held inside the Pahrump Nugget Event Center, Bonkerz Comedy Club presents a one-night special event with comedian Louie Anderson. Anderson a three-time Emmy Award winner has been in comedy for more than 30 years and was named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest StandUp Comedians of All Time.” He is a best-selling author, star of his own stand-up specials and sitcoms and tours the country performing to standing-room-only crowds worldwide.

Date: Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Details: Entry is free but there is limited seating. Contact the Gold Mine players rewards center inside the Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino for tickets.
Location: Pahrump Nugget Event Center; 681 Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89048

Ed Sullivan Comedy & Variety Tribute Show with Special Guest Stars: Head to Sanders Family Winery for an evening filled with laughter and wine during the Sanders Winery Summer Under the Stars Concert Series. Enjoy the ultimate variety tribute show featuring Ed Sullivan, Buddy Holly, Uli Geissendoerfer, and surprise guests! Guests are welcomed to bring food and indulge in free wine tastings.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12
Time: Gates open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Details: Tickets for the Ed Sullivan Comedy & Variety Tribute Show are $25 per person. Call (775) 727-1776 to purchase your tickets.
Location: Sanders Family Winery; 3780 E. Kellog Rd., Pahrump, NV 89061

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, Aug. 12 and Aug. 26
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

Chadwick Johnson and LV Retro Vibes: Get ready to groove to the soulful, hip and classy retro sounds of Chadwick Johnson and Las Vegas Retro Vibes. Johnson is an award-winning singer and songwriter who has performed internationally as well as up and down the famed Las Vegas Strip. The LV Retro Vibes is a band comprised of Las Vegas’ finest musicians and perform regularly with Johnson.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 26
Time: Gates open at 6 p.m. and show starts at dusk.
Details: Tickets for Chadwick Johnson and LV Retro Vibes are $25 per person. Call (775) 727-1776 to purchase your tickets.
Location: Sanders Family Winery; 3780 E. Kellog Rd., Pahrump, NV 89061

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