Reno, Sparks, Lake Tahoe Special Events

Reno, Sparks, Lake Tahoe Special Events

Lake Tahoe
Shakespeare Festival

Jul 9 - Aug 27
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is established for the cultural benefit and enjoyment of all residents and visitors to our region. ... View Details

Hot August Nights

Jul 29 - Aug 8
Recognized as the largest classic car and nostalgia festival in the United States, this event is back for another year of celebrating a simpler time that embraces America’s love affair with cars and rock n’ roll. ...View Details

Sparks Hometown Farmers Market

Aug 5

Sparks Hometowne Farmers Market: The mar­ket features more than 100 vendors offering fresh-picked pro­duce, breads, pastries and gourmet foods, plus cooking demon­strations, live entertainment and unique items for the home and garden. ... View Details


26th Annual Taste for Art

Aug 20

It's the hottest art party in town featuring premium wines and succulent cuisine!... View Details


Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering 


Aug 20 - Aug 21 


Soroptimist International of Reno Presents the 5th Annual Reno Cowboy & Music Gathering August 20 & 21, 2010 The concert on both nights will be held at the beautiful Hawkins Amphitheater at the Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno. Proceeds help fund pr... View Details

2010 Greek Festival

Aug 20 - Aug 22

St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival, Food, Entertainment and Merchandise... View Details

NevadaTerritory Wild West Fair 2010

Aug 25 - Aug 29

Your Award Winning Nevada State Fair is loaded with fun for the entire family. The parking is FREE! Your State Fair has one of the nicest Livestock shows in Nevada, which includes Lambs, Pigs, Horses and beef. There are all kinds of fair food and more ... View Details

Burning Man 2010

Aug 30 - Sep 6

Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert (also known as "the playa") to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They depart one week later, having... View Details

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off

Sep 1 - Sep 6

This year’s Best in the West Nugget Rib Cookoff, the 22nd annual, will run Wednesday, September 1 through Monday, September 6, once again transforming the Labor Day holiday on Victorian Square in downtown Sparks into a must-attend culinary, music, craft, ... View Details

Great Reno Balloon Race

Sep 10 - Sep 12

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot air ballooning event in the Nation featuring three days of a mass ascension of over 100 of the nation's top air balloonists.... View Details

Virginia City

Camel Races

Sep 10 - Sep 12

In true Virginia City spirit, the Camel Races began as a hoax.... View Details

National Championship Air Races

Sep 15 - Sep 19

The world's longest running air race is the only place where you can see five days of real air racing among six classes of aircraft that reach speeds more than 500 miles per hour.... View Details


 Street Vibrations

Sep 22 - Sep 26

Get your motor running with five days of motorcycle tours, poker runs, parades, concerts, live entertainment, ride-in shows and numerous vendors. ... View Details


Candy Dance

Sep 25 - Sep 26

A craft fair like no other, featuring candy and crafts with artisans from all over Northern Nevada.... View Details

Great Italian Festival

Oct 9 - Oct 10

Enjoy a fun-filled day including grape-stomping, spaghetti-eating contests, Italian food, gelato and café booths, face painting, a farmers market and live entertainment.... View Details