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March 2020

Silver State Chili Cook-Off – Pahrump, NV

March 14 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm
Petrack Park – Pahrump, 150 NV-160
Pahrump, NV 89060
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Head to Pahrump for the 8th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-Off at Petrack Park on Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 15. Enjoy celebrity judges, live music, 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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Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry – Canceled

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Virginia City, 89 C Street
Virginia City, NV 89401 United States
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UPDATE: Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry canceled amid COVID-19 health concerns. First and foremost, Virginia City is open for business. Tourism is vital to our state and to our community. We depend on our visitors to shop in our merchant stores, eat in our restaurants and stay in our hotels. With the health and welfare of our attendees, vendors, residents and Storey County community being paramount, it is with deep regret that we will be canceling our annual Rocky Mountain Oyster…

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May 2020

Oodles of Noodles Festival & Pasta Cook-Off – Dayton, NV – CANCELLED

May 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dayton, NV, 100-204 Main St
Dayton, NV 89403 United States
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CANCELLED Dayton's Annual Oodles of Noodles Festival & Pasta Cook-Off is an event that celebrates Dayton's Chinese & Italian. The 19th Annual Oodles of Noodles will be featuring a pasta cook-off, treasure hunt, pancake breakfast, pet parade, live music, craft vendors and more! 2020 will be the first year for our Dayton Stor-all Corn Hole Tournament!      

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August 2020

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off – CANCELLED

August 26 - August 31
Victorian Square, 1100 Nugget Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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CANCELLED The Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada, announced today that the 2020 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off has been cancelled due to COVID-19 related state and local government-imposed event restrictions. The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off is an iconic special event in Northern Nevada and is the largest of its kind in the western United States, bringing hundreds of thousands of rib lovers to Northern Nevada since 1989. “This was a very difficult…

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October 2020

37th Annual Chili on the Comstock – CANCELLED

October 10 @ 10:00 am - October 11 @ 4:00 pm
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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CANCELLED The 37th annual Chili on the Comstock has been rescheduled! We can’t wait to see you on the Comstock October 10-11, 2020. The chili will be hot and the beer will be cold – perfect for a chilly October day. See what we did there? All current guidelines in place at the time of the event will be enforced and the event date is subject to change. We encourage everyone to follow social distancing and best practices to slow…

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Eldorado's Annual Great Italian Festival

Great Italian Festival – Reno – CANCELLED

October 10 @ 11:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm
Eldorado Casino Resort – Reno NV, 345 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501 United States
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CANCELLED Photo Courtesy of Gabriella Benavidez For the 39th year, the Eldorado is bringing the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to the heart of Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. Held each year during Columbus Day weekend, the festival is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions and includes live entertainment, a sauce cooking contest and of course, pasta – lots of pasta. Don’t miss the Eldorado Great Italian Festival, October 10 & 11 in the heart of…

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Grand Sierra Beer and Chili Festival – Reno – POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - October 18 @ 6:00 pm
Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 E 2nd St.
Reno, NV 89595
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POSTPONED UNTIL 2021   What happens when tasty cold beers and live music meet spicy hot bowls of chili? That’s right, party time! This October it’s time to don the comfy pants, grab your best buds, and head on over to the Grand Sierra Beer & Chili Festival. Savor beer tastings from over two dozen local, regional and national craft beer favorites. In between sips, slurp your way through delicious chili samples and other menu specialties from local restaurants –…

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Pumpkin Palooza – Purple Pumpkin Pursuit- Sparks

October 24 @ 11:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
Victorian Square, 1100 Nugget Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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FOLLOW THE RIDDLES TO FIND THE PUMPKINS TO CRACK THE CODE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN! A family adventure throughout the Reno/Sparks community. This is Halloween reimagined. Solve riddles with your family as you explore the landmarks of Reno and Sparks hunting for purple pumpkins. Find them all to crack the code for your chance to win a private Halloween party! The spirit of Halloween in a box! Every registered family receives a PumpkinPalooza Gram which includes candy, one large…

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Beatty Days Festival – CANCELLED

October 30 @ 11:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
Cottonwood Park, Cottonwood Park, Beatty, NV 89003
Beatty, NV 89003
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CANCELLED Have fun at this fantastic festival in Beatty!   Live Music & Entertainment, ICS Sanctioned Chili Cook off, Classic Car Show, Poker Walk, Old West Shoot Outs, Parade, Tombstone 5K & 2K, Bed Races, Vendors, Chicken Drop Bingo, Raffle, and Much More! Cottonwood Park, Corner of 3rd St. and Amargosa St. Beatty is located on US 95 just north west of the Las Vegas area towards Death Valley National Park.

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