Special Events

Reno Rodeo

June 14-23, 2018

The Reno Rodeo is the ”Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West” and is a 10-day sanctioned sporting event. As the 4th richest PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) tour rodeo, over 140,000 fans will be in attendance for cattle driving, bull riding, the carnival and more!

Reno Rodeo

June 14-23, 2018

The Reno Rodeo is the ”Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West” and is a 10-day sanctioned sporting event. As the 4th richest PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) tour rodeo, over 140,000 fans will be in attendance for cattle driving, bull riding, the carnival and more!

Hot August Nights

August 3-12, 2018

Every August, the streets of Virginia City, Reno and Sparks vibrate with the sound of muffled rumbles of rebuilt engines, rays of sunlight glinting off the polished chrome and heavy scents of Dapper Dan hair pomade fill the air. Join us for a trip down memory lane with show-n-shines, entertainment and more!

Hot August Nights

August 3-12, 2018

Every August, the streets of Virginia City, Reno and Sparks vibrate with the sound of muffled rumbles of rebuilt engines, rays of sunlight glinting off the polished chrome and heavy scents of Dapper Dan hair pomade fill the air. Join us for a trip down memory lane with show-n-shines, entertainment and more!

Burning Man

August 26 – September 3, 2018

Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance. In this crucible of creativity, all are welcome and encouraged to produce positive spiritual change in the world.

Burning Man

August 26 – September 3, 2018

Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance. In this crucible of creativity, all are welcome and encouraged to produce positive spiritual change in the world.

Nugget Rib Cook-Off

August 29 – September 3, 2018

The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is America’s biggest and best free-entry barbecue festival! Come out and enjoy the country’s best grilling competition with two dozen of the world’s top barbecue competitors.

Nugget Rib Cook-Off

August 29 – September 3, 2018

The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is America’s biggest and best free-entry barbecue festival! Come out and enjoy the country’s best grilling competition with two dozen of the world’s top barbecue competitors.

Great Reno Balloon Races

September 7-9, 2018

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about.

Great Reno Balloon Races

September 7-9, 2018

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about.

National Championship Air Races

September 12-16, 2018

The National Championship Air Races have become an institution for northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts from around the world. The high desert becomes home to hundreds of aircrafts in competition and on display.

National Championship Air Races

September 12-16, 2018

The National Championship Air Races have become an institution for northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts from around the world. The high desert becomes home to hundreds of aircrafts in competition and on display.

Street Vibrations

September  26-30, 2018

Street Vibrations Motorcycle Festival is a celebration of music, metal and motorcycles. Offering poker runs, live entertainment, ride-in shows, stunt and bike shows, this event spans across Northern Nevada from downtown Reno, to historic Virginia City, to Battle Born Harley-Davidson in Carson City and Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson Dealership.

Street Vibrations

September 26-30, 2018

Street Vibrations Motorcycle Festival is a celebration of music, metal and motorcycles. Offering poker runs, live entertainment, ride-in shows, stunt and bike shows, this event spans across Northern Nevada from downtown Reno, to historic Virginia City, to Battle Born Harley-Davidson in Carson City and Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson Dealership.

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