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July 2018

Reno-Sparks Water Lantern Festival

July 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Travel on Interstate 80 to the Sparks Marina for One World Water Lantern Festival, an unusual experience a magical display of lanterns on as they light up the water at Sparks Marina.

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August 2018

Nugget Rib Cook-Off

August 29, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Victorian Square, 1100 Nugget Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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Enjoy the best BBQ festival in the country! The 29th Annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off in Sparks brings in bbq competitors from across the nation, so you’ll get the chance to try out every kind of rib and bbq style you can imagine! Enjoy the country’s best grilling competition, located at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada, just outside of Reno. Two dozen of the world’s top barbecue competitors serve up more than 240,000 pounds…

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October 2018

Reno Lantern Festival

October 13, 2018
Wild West Motorsports Park, 12005 I-80, Sparks, NV 89434
Reno, NV 89434 United States
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Come join a festive night with us at the Wild West Motorsports Park, where we host our annual Lantern Fest! There will be plenty of food, live music, and activities adults and kids can enjoy. When night arrives, light the sky with an experience of your own making. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuZ-0LaMdag

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Pumpkin Palooza – Sparks

October 21, 2018
Victorian Square, 1100 Nugget Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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PumpkinPalooza is an annual celebration of all things pumpkin, featuring the Pumpkin Derby. It benefits the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living. If you're looking for good old-fashioned fun and an affordable way to spend the day at a wholesome event, free from reality TV and screen, this is it! Over the course of the day, you'll be able to: - Build and race a pumpkin in the Pumpkin Derby- Participate in the family costume parade - Play carnival style…

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December 2018

39 North Pole Village – Sparks

December 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Victorian Square, 1100 Nugget Ave.
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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Downtown Sparks will become a sparkling winter wonderland as 39 North Downtown hosts the 3rd Annual 39 North Pole Village. This holiday light festival will feature thousands of twinkling lights, holiday shopping booths, great food, family fun and holiday cheer. The event is Thursday and Friday from 4pm-9pm and Saturday from Noon-9pm. 39 North Pole Village this year will have double the vendors, triple the amount of family activities and the plaza will be saturated in holiday light displays and…

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February 2019

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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March 2019

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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June 2019

Reno Rodeo

June 20 - June 29
Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, 1350 N Wells Ave
Reno, NV 89501
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The Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West! June 20 - 29, 2019. Tickets are available at www.renorodeo.com or visit Lawlor Events Center or call 1-800-325-7328 Reno Rodeo began in 1919 and is now a 10-day PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned sporting event. The Rodeo Parade is scheduled for June 22 at 10 am. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up over 350 volunteers. Over 150,000 fans will be in attendance for the 4th richest PRCA tour rodeo. The…

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