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January 2019

Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby

January 1 - April 15
Topaz Lodge, 1979 US Highway 395 South
Gardnerville, NV 89410
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Get Paid to Fish!!!Travel south from Carson Valley down US Highway 395 to Topaz Lake for the annual Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby that kicks off on January 1st, 2018 and runs through April 15th. With 2,500 acres of open water, Topaz Lake has primarily two types of trout, Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. However, other types of fish are sometimes caught, namely bowcutt trout, tiger trout and even the occasional large or small mouth bass. *Every angler who catches a…

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February 2019

Pahrump Hot Air Balloon Festival

February 22 - February 24
Petrack Park – Pahrump, 150 NV-160
Pahrump, NV 89060
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The Pahrump Balloon Festival brings together more than 20 hot air balloon pilots from the western states. Bring the family to enjoy hot air balloon rides, music and entertainment, great food and arts and crafts! There will also be a hot air balloon glow show the evening of Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24, where more than a dozen balloons will illuminate the area as they are synchronize their balloons to music.

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TEDx University of Nevada

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89502
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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized event that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. This event called TEDxUniversityofNevada, where x=independently organized TED event. At TEDxUniversityofNevada, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized. Interested in speaking…

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Winnemucca Ranch Hand Rodeo

February 27 - March 3
Winnemucca Convention Center, 50 W Winnemucca Blvd
Winnemucca, NV 89445
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Nevada’s largest & most exciting Ranch Hand Rodeo! Thirty teams compete for bragging rights and prizes in Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Stopping, Wild Mugging, Trailer Loading, Team Roping, Ranch Doctoring, and Team Branding. Don’t forget WILD HORSE RACING! We will take eighteen 3 man teams. Call 541-475-7828 to enter! See you the first weekend in March! Free Admission  

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North Lake Tahoe Snowfest

February 28 - March 10
North Lake Tahoe, 8599 N Lake Blvd.
Kings Beach, CA 96143
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North Lake Tahoe's Snowfest is a 10-day winter carnival with numerous events and activities celebrating the Lake Tahoe winter scene. Fun to be had by all ages..be it kids, families, adult only, or animal events...SnowFest! has it all! Snowfest began in spring of 1982. The event celebrates life in the High Sierra and features: parades, fireworks, a Polar Bear Swim, an Iditarun, the Snowfest! Queen, a pancake breakfast and much more.

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March 2019

NASCAR Las Vegas – Pennzoil 400 Weekend

March 1 - March 3
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89115 United States
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Las Vegas race packages include excellent Pennzoil 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race tickets and optional Xfinity Series tickets and Friday Camping World Truck Series tickets. Your choice of fabulous Las Vegas hotels, resorts and casinos along with track transfers via deluxe buses to Las Vegas Motor Speedway using an exclusive route through Nellis Air Force Base are also included. Las Vegas Motor Speedway has preferred bus parking close to the track and your seats. In addition, Las Vegas…

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Virginia City St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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Dress in your most outlandish St. Patty’s Day garb, walk in the parade, join the costume contest and get in on the Ballbreaker Saloon Crawl. This full-on Irish testicle festival is the place to be for St. Patrick’s Day, complete with a beer garden, music and the lively atmosphere found only in Virginia City.

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Monster Jam – Reno

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - March 24 @ 9:00 pm

Monster Jam® is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. Celebrating 25 years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition. Monster Jam features the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM, El Toro Loco®, Monster Mutt® and many more. Monster Jam events leave you on the edge of your seat as…

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Silver State Chili Cook-Off – Pahrump, NV

March 23
Petrack Park – Pahrump, 150 NV-160
Pahrump, NV 89060
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Head to Pahrump for the 5th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-Off at Petrack Park every March! Enjoy celebrity judges, live music, gun fighters, Silver Tappers, raffles, car show, vendors and more. Visitors can also taste the chili entries. The Silver State Chili Cookoff is sanctioned by the International Chili Society.

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WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Music & Brew Festival

March 29 - March 31
Squaw Valley Ski Resort, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd.
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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The Music. The Brews. The Mountains.Come to North Lake Tahoe's unique, boutique festival gatherings of bluegrass, roots and string bands, craft breweries, whiskeys and local brands. WinterWonderGrass is 3 days of world-class Bluegrass/Acoustic Roots music, CA and NV craft breweries and beer tasting all under the snow covered peaks at Squaw Valley. WinterWonderGrass is an all ages family event, must be 21+ to purchase alcohol. Event is outdoors in the winter and takes place snow, rain or shine.

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