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Reno, NV Events Schedule

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November, 2014
Candy Cane Express Holiday Trains
F Street Train Depot
F Street
Virginia City, NV 89440
Nov 28 - Dec 14, 2014
Details: 775-750-6160 0r 775-303-4970
“All Aboard the Christmas Train” The Virginia & Truckee Railroad will host three-weeks of enchanted Christmas trains aboard 100 year old vintage decorated rail coaches, November 28 & 29, December 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2013, departing from the F Street Station, Virginia City, Nevada, at 12 noon and 2 pm each day. Savor hot chocolate and warm cider while enjoying festive candy canes and listening to the “Night before Christmas”. The North Pole ‘Candy Cane Sisters’ are on board direct from the North Point to lead holiday sing-a-longs and spend special moments with both children and adults researching their special holiday thoughts. Cost $15 - adults, $7 - children (2-12 yrs.) For more information 775-847-0380
December, 2014
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Sparks Hometown Christmas Celebration
Victorian Square
Sparks, NV
Dec 5 - 6, 2014
Details: 775-353-7856
Christmas parade and events
Magic of Santa
Reno Livestock Events Center
1350 N. Wells Ave
Reno, NV
Dec 6 - 7, 2014
Details: 775-741-9524
Enjoy two fabulous days of shopping for only $4.00 admission, Children under 12 are Free. The parking is Free and we'll take $1.00 off your admission if you bring a can of food to support the Northern Nevada Food Bank!

Raffle Drawings for items donated by the vendors every few minutes!

Show Hours:
Saturday, December 5th ~ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 6th ~ 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Tuba Christmas Concert
Wilbur D. May Museum
1595 N. Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89503
Dec 6, 2014
Details: 775-785-5961
Immerse yourself in the sounds of the season at the Wilbur D. May Museum’s annual Tuba Christmas Concert! This free, family-friendly event features well-known holiday carols arranged in four-part harmony and performed by local tuba, baritone, and euphonium players. Sing along to the sounds of the season! The May Museum will have festive decorations on display and offer free admission all day long. Hot cocoa, cider, and cookies will also be available for purchase. There are more than 250 Tuba Christmas performances scheduled this year around the world, but this is the only event in Northern Nevada!
Christmas Candlelight Service
The Bridge Church
1330 Foster Drive
Reno, NV 89509
Dec 24, 2014
Details: (775) 323-7141
You're invited to the annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at The Bridge Church. There will be Christmas music, an inspiring message and the lighting of hundreds of candles. Join us as we celebrate the birth of our Savior at 4:00p, 5:30p and 7:00p in the Worship Center. Nursery care will be available for the 4:00p & 5:30p service.
January, 2015
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Reno Latin Dance Fest and Showcase
Silver Legacy Hotel
Reno, NV
Jan 7 - 11, 2015
Details: 775-813-1143
Formerly Winter Bachata Fest
The Sheep Show
Reno Sparks Converntion Center
Reno, NV
Jan 8 - 10, 2015
The Wild Sheep Foundation, formerly the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep, was founded in 1977 by sheep and mountain hunting enthusiasts and conservationists. With a membership of more than 10,000 worldwide and a chapter network in North America, WSF is the premier advocate for wild sheep, wild goats, other mountain wildlife, and their habitat. Since forming in 1977, the Wild Sheep Foundation has raised and expended more than $75 million on conservation and education programs in North America, Europe and Asia.
Tahoe South Restaurant Week
All around
South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Jan 9 - 16, 2015
Details: 775-588-5900
Tahoe South Restaurant Week, "Made with Altitude" is an incredible opportunity to experience some of the best wine and food in the destination at a value you can’t get at any other time of the year. January is also a great time to get hotel deals and experience the diversity of what South Lake Tahoe offers, from skiing and snowboarding to shopping and dining.
February, 2015
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Reno Tahoe Senior Winter Games
Lake Tahoe and
Reno, NV
Feb 2 - 4, 2015
Details: 775-657-4644
The Reno-Tahoe Senior Games is a program dedicated to promoting and implementing fitness programs and activities for people 50 years and better. The games offer participants several individual and team competitions. Participants compete within age groups to win gold, silver, and bronze medals!
N. Lake Tahoe SnowFest
N. Lake Tahoe
Feb 27 - Mar 8, 2015
Details: 530-583-7167
Put on your most outrageous day-glow, gaiters & jeans, and Wayfarer sunglasses and make plans to be here for another great celebration!

Every spring since 1982, North Lake Tahoe comes alive with 10 fun-filled days and nights, jam packed with events and activities for all ages. This year, the annual favorites will be back, along with a host of great new ones! On and off the mountain, at North Tahoe's numerous resorts and vibrant lakeside neighborhoods, there's something for everyone. Enjoy on-snow events at resorts like Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, Homewood, Diamond Peak, and Northstar-at-Tahoe; Participate in special events, parades, races, parties, concerts, theater; and of course, there's plenty of wining and dining to be had at North Lake Tahoe's fine restaurants and lively establishments.
March, 2015
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Nevada Women's Expo
Reno-Sparks Convention Center
4590 S. Virginia St
Reno, NV
Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Details: 775-750-0841
Our 13th successful year! The Nevada Women’s Expo is THE premier consumer show for women of all ages and lifestyles and businesses that market to them. This dynamic event takes place each spring at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Offering women the best in fashion, style, health, careers, business, lifestyle, entertainment and more!
April, 2015
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Reno Jazz Festival
UNR campus
Reno, NV
Apr 23 - 25, 2015
Details: 775-784-4046
Since its first year in 1962, the festival has endeavored to bring to Reno both talented students and renowned professional artists. I am pleased to say we have been — and remain — successful at doing just that. The festival has consistently attracted some of the best school bands in the nation, in part because they enjoy the festival’s competition and also because they know they will get to see great artists in concert and in workshops.
May, 2015
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River Run Marathon
Reno, NV
May 3, 2015
Details: 775-742-1540
Join 1000's of other Long Distance Runners under the iconic & famous Reno Arch, for this Inaugural Reno Running and Fitness Downtown River Run Marathon! The ALL NEW Reno Running and Fitness Downtown River Run Marathon features a wonderful and beautiful course that showcases the Biggest Little City, Reno, Nevada. Marathon starts at 7:00am under the Downtown Reno Arch (6 hr. cut-off time). All participants receive finisher awards, high-tech gender specific race shirt, food, drinks, ability to win raffle items and enjoy an amazing sponsor expo!

Want to Qualify for the Boston Marathon? We are currently working on making this event a Boston Qualifier and will have it done in October 2013 for April 13, 2014 Downtown River Run event. This would make it the only Boston Marathon Qualifier in Northern Nevada!

Event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.
Cinco de Mayo Festival
Reno, NV
May 3 - 4, 2015
Details: 775-291-3651
Two full days of live entertainment for all ages.
Live Latin music both days with local bands and finale headliners.

Children’s Playground including bounce houses and giant slides, and Wresting Rink. Free Face Painting provided by Wells Fargo.
Mexican, American and other great food, arts, crafts and informational booths!
Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Run
Reno, Tahoe and
Virginia City, NV
May 29 - 30, 2015
Details: 775-825-3399
It is a long wandering. A relay run ideally suited for teams of 12 runners on a 178 mile course. Starting in Downtown Reno along the Truckee River. Traveling through the Sierra Nevada mountains and along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Circling back through the Northern Nevada high desert to where you began in Reno.
June, 2015
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Street Vibrations Spring Rally
Reno, NV
Jun 5 - 7, 2015
Details: 775-329-7469
All the excitement of Street Vibrations condensed into one weekend. Concerts, VIP Parties, Ride-In-Show, Poker Run, Bike Games, Cruises, Vendors and food & beverages will create a great mini Street Vibrations Rally. Participants will experience the thrill of touring Virginia City, Carson City and Lake Tahoe, in addition to the Reno and Sparks area.
Reno Rodeo
Reno Livestock Events Center
Reno, NV
Jun 18 - 27, 2015
Details: 800-325-7328
The "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West," the Reno Rodeo is a 10-day event. The Reno Rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned sporting event. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up over 400 volunteers. Over 140,000 fans will be in attendance for the 4th richest PRCA tour rodeo. The event impacts the Reno/Sparks area economy with $42 million going to hotels, casinos, restaurants and retail. The Reno Rodeo has been nationally televised on CBS Sports, Fox Sports Net, Versus, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic.
Reno Rendezvous
Grand Sierra Resort
2500 E 2nd St.
Reno, NV 89502
Jun 18 - 20, 2015
Details: 1-800-843-9460
Focused on motorcycle and touring education, technology, and friendship, Reno Rendezvous is an annual event held in Reno with the next happening June 18-20, 2015. Point your bikes west to Reno and join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly convention and rally, unlike any other!
The Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews & Blues Fest
Eldorado Hotel Casino
Reno, NV
Jun 19 - 20, 2015
Details: 800-648-5966
Fire up the grills, tap the kegs and crank up the tunes for Reno's best summer kick-off party! Virginia Street will be rockin' with 2 stages of live blues entertainment, amazing food and more than 40 microbrews from around the world...over 100 specialty beers to sample! Of course, we also feature some local favorites, including the Eldorado's custom beers made right here at The Brew Brothers.

Don’t forget to bring a big appetite! Food booths will line Virginia Street serving savory dishes, including everything from American favorites hot off the grill to tacos and Korean Barbecue. The Eldorado's award-winning food will be also featured, including Gregg’s Q Pit and Geno’s N.Y. Steak Flatbread stand!
July, 2015
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Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 1 - 31, 2015
Details: 775-322-1538
Named one of the largest and most inclusive arts and culture events in the country, the annual summer arts festival features hundreds of performing and visual arts events in dozens of locations citywide including music, dance, theater, opera, children’s workshops, movies in the park, historical walks, visual arts and more. Contact Artown at 775-322-1538 for details or visit
4th of July Fireworks
Various locations in
Reno, NV
Jul 4, 2015
Details: 888-HIT-RENO
It wouldn’t be Independence Day without fireworks and Reno-Tahoe takes pyrotechnics to a whole new level. Catch firework shows during the Star Spangled Sparks event at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks, the Sparks Marina, Virginia City, Carson City’s Mills Park or at any of four Lake Tahoe locations including: Kings Beach, Tahoe City, Incline Village and South Lake Tahoe. Contact 1-800-FOR-RENO (800-367-7366) or visit
Fourth of July Parade
Virginia City, NV
Jul 4, 2015
Details: 775-847-7500
Virginia City Fourth of July celebration includes the Fourth of July Parade, a Fireworks Spectacular and the Comstock Cowboys Second Amendment Concert.

Schedule of events:
The Fourth of July Parade, one of the biggest and best of the year, is held at noon.
Comstock Cowboys will begin their first performance at 6 p.m.
Star Spangled Sparks Fireworks
John Ascuaga's Nugget
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV
Jul 4, 2015
Details: 775-356-3428
The region's longest, most spectacular fireworks display is set off from the roof of the Nugget while thousands of revelers celebrate July 4th on Victorian Square below. Live entertainment for the whole family, a kid's area and an array of food choices complete the evening. The Nugget is proud to host the 15th annual Star Spangled Sparks fireworks show and 4th of July celebration! The Nugget’s 2014 fireworks show in Sparks will be the biggest fireworks show in the Northern Nevada area,and we invite everyone to come down on Friday, July 4th to celebrate. Children will delight in the facepainters, clowns and magicians roaming the square,as well as an array of rides and activities.The kids’ area will be located on Victorian Plaza, adjacent to Century Theatres, and will include games, a super slide and mechanical rides. Ride tickets will be available for purchase just outside the Kids’ Area. Live music from the main stage (located toward the West End of Victorian Avenue) will keep the crowd dancing into the evening. West Bay Rhythm will be providing live entertainment from 5:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Emily Hammer will be singing the Nationalm Anthem prior to the start of the fireworks show (approx. 9.45 p.m.). Multiple food and drink vendors will be setup providing tasty and delicious snacks and refreshing drinks from 2:0 0p.m.–9:30 p.m.for everyone to enjoy.Also the restaurants inside the Nugget will be extending their hours for some late night dinner after the show.
Genoa Americana Celebration
Genoa, NV
Jul 4, 2015
Details: 775-348-4692
We are pleased to announce this one-day musical event to celebrate our nation's birthday. Bluegrass, String Band, Dixieland, Americana, Workshops, Jamming, Food and more!

September, 2015
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GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo
Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino
2707 S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89509
Sep 20 - 23, 2015
Details: 530-758-2360
This is the premier gathering to learn about the latest developments in geothermal energy. Last year, the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo hosted 1,400 representatives from more than 39 countries. Participants from six continents were present. In 2015, an even broader attendance is anticipated. The GRC Annual Meeting will offer technical, policy, and market conference sessions, educational seminars, tours of local geothermal and renewable energy projects, and numerous networking opportunities. The GEA Expo floor features a unique opportunity for leaders in the business to showcase their projects, equipment, services and state of the art technology to the geothermal community.
Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Downtown areas of
Reno & Virginia City
Sep 23 - 27, 2015
Details: 775-329-7469
Get your motor running with five days of motorcycle tours, live concerts, entertainment, ride-in shows, a parade, poker run and numerous vendors. Street Vibrations is hog heaven! Contact 775-329-7469 for details, visit

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