Reno Events

From the annual hot air balloon race to the best ribs in the West, Reno serves up the events, year-round!


The Great Reno Balloon Race

February Reno Events


Ascent - The Winter Party at Lake Tahoe
Phone: 866-263-4167


April Reno Events


Reno Jazz Festival
University of Nevada
Phone: 775-784-4046
unr.edu/rfj


May Reno Events


Cinco de Mayo
Downtown Reno becomes a party scene complete with Mexican-themed events.
Phone: 775-825-1727
View Web site

Reno Film Festival
Four days of films, competitions, workshops and parties. Various venues around Reno.
RenoFilmFestival.com

Reno River Festival
A major spring event in Reno at the Truckee River Whitewater Park
RenoRiverFestival.com

Kayaking on the Truckee River in Reno
The Reno River Festival takes place at the Truckee River Whitewater Park


Reno River Festival

June Reno Events


Reno Rodeo
Reno Rodeo is now a 10-day event in its 89th year.
Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center
Phone: 775-329-3877
RenoRodeo.com

Tour de Nez
Annual series of bike races between Truckee and Lake Tahoe Tourdenez Website


July Reno Events


Artown
Reno's monthlong Artown event is billed as a celebration of cultural diversity and artistic innovation. Various venues throughout Reno
Phone: 775-322-1538
artown.com

Lake Tahoe Music Festival
Various venues in North Lake Tahoe
Phone: 530-583-3101
tahoemusic.org

Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival
Various venues around Reno
Phone: 800-879-8879


August Reno Events


Hot August Nights
This may very well be one of Reno's biggest annual events. A week full of cars and people. Various venues around Reno.
hotaugustnights.net

Legends Reno-Tahoe Open
Montreux Golf and Country Club
This well-known tournament is the only PGA Tour event in northern Nevada.
Phone: 775-322-3900
legendsrenotahoeopen.com

Muster on the Mountain
Comstock Firemen's Museum
A gathering of antique fire apparatus for the purpose of competition in Virginia City.
comstockfiremuseum.com

Reno Gay Pride
Wingfield Park
Reno's Gay Pride celebration annually in Wingfield Park along the Truckee River.
Phone: 877-344-RENO
renogaypride.com

Reno-Tahoe Blues Fest
Annual event that brings world-class blues to the Reno/Tahoe region.
Rancho San Rafael Park
Phone: 775-857-3378
renotahoebluesfest.com

Nevada State Fair
Fairgrounds at 1350 North Wells, Reno
nvstatefair.com

Burning Man Reno NevadaBurning Man Project
The Burning Man project has grown from a small group of people gathering spontaneously to a community of over 48,000 people, according to the Web site. To understand the event, you must read the site. Held in Black Rock City in Black Rock Desert.
burningman.com


September Reno Events


Street Vibrations Motorcycle Festival
Tunes, tricks & tons of chrome
Phone: (800) 200-4557
View Website

Great Reno Balloon Race
This balloon race is the largest free hot air ballooning event in the nation. A few miles north of downtown Reno.
Phone: 775-826-1181
renoballoon.com

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off
Experience the World Rib Eating Championship and the best ribs in the West.
Phone: 775-356-3428
nuggetribcookoff.com

National Championship Air Races
A first-class airshow that includes some of the world's top aerobatic performers and military aircraft. At Reno Stead Field.
Phone: 775-972-6663
airrace.org


October Reno Events


Nevada Day
Nevadans celebrate their great state on Nevada Day with many activities including a parade, music and arts shows, and much more.
Carson City
Phone: 775-882-2600
nevadaday.com

Reno Celtic Celebration
Pipe bands, Celtic musicians, Highland games, Scottish and Irish dancers, Celtic vendors and more at this two-day festival.
Bartley Ranch, Reno
renoceltic.org

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