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September 2018

Genoa Candy Dance

September 29, 2018
Genoa, Nevada, 2289 Main Street
Genoa, NV 89411 United States
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The Genoa "Candy Dance" originated in 1919 as an effort to raise money to purchase street lights for the small, but enterprising community of Genoa, Nevada's first settlement. The original mission of the Genoa Candy Dance was to bring light to the town streets. Each Candy Dance after the first one in 1919 helped pay for the electricity and upkeep on those lights. Now, Candy Dance and the Arts & Crafts Faire added in the mid 1970s, provides for a…

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October 2018

Great American Foodie Fest

October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 7, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road,
Henderson, NV 89014
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The Great American Foodie Fest will be hosted in the Sunset Station Hotel and Casino just off of US 95. There will be a myriad of tasty foods for your mouth to water over, so come on down! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOYVs_3KEWY]

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Grand Sierra Chili and Beer Festival – Reno

October 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - October 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 E 2nd St.
Reno, NV 89595
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The Beer & Chili Festival is returning this October to Grand Sierra Resort. Featuring the International Chili Society's (ICS) World Championship Chili Cookoff, cooks from around the country will be competing to blow minds (and taste buds) with their delicious chili dishes. A wide array of local and national brews will also be available to keep you refreshed. From classic beer favorites to unique craft tipples, we'll make sure you won't go thirsty!

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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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November 2018

Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival – Incline Village

November 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hyatt Regency – Incline Village, 111 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451
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Come to Incline Village on November 4th for an Oscar-theme fundraiser on November 4th. Guests attending the Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival will sample delectable chocolate, boutique wine and hearty appetizers while bidding on tantalizing items in a silent and live auction. All proceeds benefit Tahoe SAFE Alliance and its violence prevention education to local school children and services for survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and child abuse. All guests will have an opportunity to contribute to a…

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March 2019

Silver State Chili Cook-Off – Pahrump, NV

March 16 @ 12:00 am - March 17 @ 11:59 pm
Petrack Park – Pahrump, 150 NV-160
Pahrump, NV 89060
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Head to Pahrump for the 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 CHILI! You can taste the chili! For $10 you can taste of a dozen of the chili entries. The Silver State Chili Cookoff is sanctioned by the International Chili Society.

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Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, Virginia City

Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
C Street, Virginia City, NV United States + Google Map

St. Patrick’s Day is always nuts in Virginia City! Have a ball, or two, in historic Virginia City and join 7,000 other daring revelers for a party that only the Comstock could throw. Sample tasty testes from cooks competing for the title of Best Rocky Mountain Oyster Cook in the West! Dress in your most outlandish St. Paddy’s Day garb, walk in the parade. Line-up starts at 11 am with the parade beginning at noon. Join the costume contest and…

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May 2019

Chili on the Comstock – Virginia City

May 18
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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Enjoy flavorful varieties of chili and of course plenty of cold, refreshing beer to wash it all down. This event takes place on C Street and the event hosts more than 30 of the best chili cooks in the west, all competing for a spot in the International Chili Society World Finals.

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Best Dam Barbecue Challenge

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - May 25 @ 6:00 pm
Bicentennial Park, 999 Colorado St, Boulder City, NV 89005
Boulder City, NV 89005
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Come over and celebrate the 15th annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge. It is FREE to the public so all are welcome, especially if you have an appetite. Located at the heart of Boulder City, NV, the venue can be found after leaving the 93 into Nevada Way.

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June 2019

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

June 1
Dayton, NV, 100-204 Main St
Dayton, NV 89403 United States
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Dayton's Annual Oodles of Noodles Festival & Pasta Cook-Off is an event that celebrates Dayton's Chinese & Italian with a HUGE pasta cook off, live entertainment, vendor booths, gun slingers, food, and more!        

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