Opportunities for enjoyment and enrichment are available through a multitude of entertainment venues. The Bristol Riverside Theatre provides top-quality professional regional performances. Dramas, comedies, musicals and special events have been entertaining audiences for more than 20 seasons. The Commerce Bank Amphitheater in Bensalem hosts a variety of performances and festivals in its outdoor park setting. Popular regional and national music groups often headline the theater, which also presents free concert and movie nights during the summer.
The Delaware Valley Philharmonic Orchestra is dedicated to “inspiring, entertaining and educating the community by providing high-quality, artistic and diverse symphonic concerts performed by professional musicians.” The Newtown Chamber Orchestra has been pleasing audiences for more than 18 years, presenting both classic and modern chamber music. Orchestra volunteers also participate in community outreach programs and a multitude of events and activities for the community.
Baseball fans can find lots of fun and excitement from April to September at Waterfront Park with the Trenton Thunder, the AA affiliate of the New York Yankees. Along with the ballgames, music, fireworks and other fun events are organized for people of all ages to enjoy. The Sovereign Bank Arena is home to the Trenton Devils Hockey team. The Trenton Devils are also highly involved in the community, offering events and programs to youth and other organizations throughout the area.
Whether a small-time better or a high-roller, there are opportunities to have fun and relax at the Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack. More than 2,700 slot machines, table games and video poker systems are available 24 hours a day. Live horse racing occurs throughout the year, offering even more opportunities for thrills and excitement.