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January 2020

Fire and Ice Festival in Ely

January 17 - January 19
Cave Lake State Park, Cave Lake State Park
Ely, NV 89315 United States
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The Fire and Ice Winter Festival is a celebration of all that White Pine County offers during the winter months.  The community wide festival will have multiple events throughout the area for people of all ages. Locations include Nevada Northern Railway, Cave Lake State Park, Downtown businesses, Ward Mtn Recreation Area. Bring the entire family down for activities around sports, arts, food and drink, tournaments, live music and more. This year there will be SNOW SCULPTURES. Teams interested in competing…

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Autumn in Carson Valley Nevada

Eagles & Agriculture – Carson Valley

January 23 - January 26
Carson Valley, 1477 US Highway 395 N, Ste. C
Gardnerville, NV 89410
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Eagles & Agriculture is one of the most unusual events on any state’s calendar. It attracts hundreds of visitors to the Carson Valley each winter for a unique opportunity to photograph the birds, tour the ranches, and gape in wonder as bald eagles congregate in the meadows. These haughty raptors are there because it is the birthing season for the cattle, and like the scavengers they are, they eagerly devour the resulting placentas and the occasional stillborn calf. But instead…

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Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival

January 24 - January 26
CasaBlanca Resort & Casino – Mesquite, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd
Mesquite, NV 89027
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Bright colored balloons will take to the skies above Mesquite for the 2020 Hot Air Balloon Festival Friday through Sunday.  There's nothing like watching these large, colorful balloons effortlessly ascend into Mesquite's wide-open skies at dawn in a slow-motion game of chase.  The Mesquite Balloon Festival will also offer culinary and entertainment festivities for the whole family over this three-day event. As the sun goes down, a balloon glow will take place in the evening (~6-7pm), offering spectators a breathtaking view of…

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North Tahoe’s Annual UllrFest

January 24 @ 3:30 pm - January 25 @ 11:00 pm
Diamond Peak Ski Resort, 210 Ski Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
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The 11th annual UllrFest, to raise funds for the Diamond Peak Ski Team (DPSEF), will be held January 24-25, 2020. The celebratory weekend kicks off Friday night with a Torchlight Parade, bonfire, party and live music. There’s also a gala dinner and auction at Alibi Ale Works Incline Public House on Saturday. Come dressed in the best Ullr attire as the event is named for the Scandinavian god of winter and snow, who is widely regarded as the patron saint…

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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

January 26 @ 9:00 am - February 1 @ 6:00 pm
Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival. Since 1985, aficionados of the American West have traveled to remote Elko, Nevada, to meet like-minded people, be captivated by poets and musicians whose art is an expression of their life on the land, participate in creating traditional Western gear and art, learn about current challenges and creative solutions in Western land management, and kick up their heels and enjoy a week filled with entertainment, learning…

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February 2020

NASCAR Las Vegas – Pennzoil 400 Weekend

February 20 - February 23
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89115 United States
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See all of your favorite drivers in fabulous Las Vegas during the Spring NASCAR Weekend, Feb. 20-23, 2020. Fans can also experience the one-of-a-kind Neon Garage featuring live music and entertainment all weekend long. It's your up-close view of the garages from behind the glass and a great view of Victory Lane. Driver Introduction and Lucky 7 Preferred Parking Passes also are available. The event weekend includes the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube NASCAR Cup Series race, the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race, the…

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North Lake Tahoe Snowfest

February 28 - March 8
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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TEDx University of Nevada

February 29 @ 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 2020

Ely Film Festival

March 13 - March 15
Ely, 150 6th Street
Ely, NV 89301 United States
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Ely’s inaugural film festival takes place March 13-15, 2020 throughout the city. Celebrating Ely’s rich film history, this annual event will showcase the cinematic creations that were filmed here over the years. The film festival also gives attendees the chance to meet the directors and crew and engage in discussion about those films. Local and amateur directors are encouraged to submit their short film to be incorporated into the festival. Locations include the beautiful historic Ely Central Theater, The Postal…

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Roses are RAD Winter Film Festival

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Whitney Peak Hotel – Reno, 255 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV United States
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THE BASICS Get your cameras out, and start filming! Enter your short ski or snowboard video for a chance to be one of the films selected for screening at Mt. Rose’s third annual Roses are RAD Winter Film Festival. The best videos will be chosen to to be featured in the Film Festival event, which will be hosted at Cargo, Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno on Friday, March 13th.  If your film is selected for screening, it will be judged by…

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