Belmont Park will put on the biggest party on Long
Island the next three Fridays when it hosts Party at the Park, presented by
Corona Light, featuring live music, food and drink specials, and nine
thoroughbred races on June 29, July 6, and July 13.
Post time for first race on the three Party at the Park Fridays will be
3 p.m. When live racing concludes (approximately 7:15 p.m.), live music takes
the stage in Belmont’s
On June 29, Party at the Park will feature Zebra, which has been a fixture on the Long
Island entertainment scene since they relocated here from New Orleans in 1976. Their self-titled debut
album became the fastest-selling record in Atlantic Records history, moving
75,000 copies in the first week. Zebra has shared the bill in arenas throughout
with the likes of Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar, Journey, Kiss, ZZ Top, and
The sights and sounds of the Emerald Isle will come to Belmont July 6 when The Mickey Finns and Niall O'Leary's School of Irish Dance take the stage. The Mickey Finns are one of New York’s
greatest Celtic trios, having appeared with The Corrs, Black ’47, Shane
MacGowan, Elvis Costello, and Van Morrison, among others. Niall O’Leary,
a former All-Ireland and World Champion Irish dancer, will bring some of his
most talented students to perform.
The July 6 Party at the Park will also include a Belmont Park
beverage koozie giveaway. Be sure to pick up your own koozie at one of the
entrance points while supplies last!
Big Shot, “The
Ultimate Billy Joel Experience,” will perform at the final Party at the
Park on July 13. Comprising professional, national touring musicians, Big Shot
plays Billy Joel’s hit songs in a tribute so spot-on that Billy Joel
himself said, “They had a hard time convincing me that it wasn’t
me.” The band also covers Elton John, The Beatles, Journey, Paul McCartney, Marc Cohn, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and
spring/summer meet runs through July 15 before racing shifts to Saratoga Race
Course on July 20. With the exception of the three Party at the Park Fridays,
first race post time is 12:50 p.m.