Parx Casino & Racing are the largest full-scale casino resort in Pennsylvania and a top horse racing destination. Parx is located just east of the beautiful town of Philadelphia in Bucks County, northwest of the small city of Kensington. This beautiful location makes it the perfect place to enjoy Parx Casino & Racing. It is one of the most popular horse racing tracks in the world. Parx promises a complete entertainment experience while providing all the necessary amenities for horse lovers from the gamer who loves his horse or the family who loves gambling at a real racetrack.
Parx boasts three full sized casino tables, two of them game tables and a third that is not a game table but will be used as an event room with music, beverages and snacks for guests. There are also over three thousand slot machines and video poker machines for the ultimate gaming experience. When you visit the park, you can get a feel for what it’s like to play at this casino by playing a few games themselves. You can even try your hand at the slots and play a few hands of blackjack or other slot games. This will give you a first hand look into the exciting world of gaming at this casino.
Visit the Park on July 4th and 5th, the birthday party is the biggest bash of the year. Enjoy the kids’ activities and dining at the parlor then take in the tournament at the track that evening. You will be treated to live music performances by professional musicians as well as expert gaming and slot machine games. The full casino will keep you entertained with five hundred slot machines, one nine-hole course, three championship courses, two hundred and fifty-five tables, and four hundred and fifty-four plasma TV gaming stations. You will leave the Parx feeling refreshed and filled with adventure.
Parx Casinos Annual Charity Event
In late May/early June the Parx hosts their annual charity event entitled, The Greatest Horse Race of All Time. Live entertainment will include professional runners, jockeys, and a parade. Another highlight of this event is the chance to get behind the wheels and partake in the “famous Las Vegas Race”. Watch the elite horses compete for the prized purse, while you’re in the stands. This fun and exciting event are available through Tickets.
On June 14th the PGA Tour stops in Las Vegas and becomes the official PGA Tour Championship. The event includes a six-day women’s event as well as the men’s final round. The top two finishers in each class will move on to the championship in Las Vegas. This thrilling end of the women’s and men’s golf seasons is the PGA Championship!
Events in Las Vegas
For those who love racing there is the Nascar Xfinity Series Pennies’ville tournament. This is a high profile racing series that features the Nascar schedule as well as other live action. Other than the tournaments there are the Ringling brother’s circus and the Blue Man Group along with a number of musical performances all under the tent of the world famous Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus. There are also lots of family shows and fireworks in the summer months that can’t be missed. The state fairgrounds and the casino also offer entertainment along with food and wine at the state-of-the-art fair.
Horse racing is more than a sport for the people of Las Vegas and there are many events held to help promote horse racing. The most notable one is the Preakness Stakes, which serves as the main event for the entire month of July. The racing is done on the turf of the Palace Station racetrack which was the first racetrack built in Las Vegas. The gaming control board, Steve Ross Enterprises, owns and operates the Palace Station racetrack and it is run under the strict supervision of Steve Ross.
Another major event in the racing calendar is the Toyota formance which is scheduled to be held annually from mid-January until early March. It is a time when the professional drivers from throughout the United States visit the tracks of Las Vegas for the best racing action. This prestigious series of derbies attracts hundreds of participants from across the country who are keen to participate in the Toyotaathlon from March to May. There are also a few minor invoices which are collected by the promoters during the week-end in order to earn the benefit of having top prize money.