The Pocono Raceway is a premier destination for those seeking thrills and excitement. The famous track, known as “The Tricky Triangle”, is located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania and offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. From high-speed racing to breathtaking airshows, there’s always something fun to do at the Pocono Raceway.  And the two premier events of 2023 are the Pocono Raceway Airshow and the Pocono NASCAR race!

The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow is set to take place on May 27-28, 2023. Headlined by the US Navy Blue Angels, this event will also feature incredible aerial acrobatics, parachute teams, and military flyovers. Visitors can watch as planes soar through the sky and perform jaw-dropping stunts. There will also be opportunities to meet pilots and take pictures with your favorite planes. You’ll get the amazing opportunity to witness the Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team as they put on an amazing demonstration of the world’s premier fifth-generation air dominance fighter aircraft.  The Airshow promises to be an unforgettable experience for aviation enthusiasts and families alike!

Another must-see event is the Pocono Raceway NASCAR Race on July 21-23, 2023. This race is part of the NASCAR Cup Series, and draws in thousands of fans each year. Visitors can watch as drivers speed around the track at over 200 miles per hour, competing for the checkered flag and coveted Cup Points. The atmosphere is electric as fans cheer on their favorite drivers and enjoy the sights and sounds of the race. There are also plenty of food vendors, merchandise stands, and activities for kids to enjoy.  And new for this year, fans can enjoy a more immersive and up-close fan experience with the new Paddock Pass.  This offers pre-race driver introduction access, a trackside viewing deck, and a great viewing point for the post-race Victory Lane celebrations! 

The Pocono Raceway is a fantastic destination for those seeking adventure and excitement. The Airshow and NASCAR race are two of the most popular events held at the track and are not to be missed. Whether you’re a fan of aviation or racing, there’s something for everyone at the Pocono Raceway this year. 

Keep in mind, these two events usually cause a sharp increase in demand for nearby accommodations, so be sure to plan your trip early to be sure you can reserve the perfect place.  Pocono Mountain Rentals offers a wide variety of vacation rental accommodations for groups large and small.