Reno Area Events

Reno / Tahoe Events & Activities

Host to over 200 festivals annually, Reno is alive with recreation, culture, and fun. The area is home to landmark events such as the Great Reno Balloon Race, Hot August Nights, the Reno Rodeo, and the world-famous Burning Man. Spend some time cheering on the NCAA Nevada Wold Pack with the locals, or take a float down the Truckee River. 

January 
Reno Latin Dance FestJan 4-7
USA Cycling  Cyclocross NationalsJan 9-14
UCS Spirit National Pole Vault SummitJan 11-13
Elevate the StageJan 12-15
Reno Wine Walk20-Jan
The Sheep ShowJan 18-20
Reno Beer Crawl27-Jan
Eagles & AgricultureJan 25-28
Greater Reno USBC Youth City TournamentJan 27-28
  
February 
Reno-Tahoe Senior Winter GamesJan 30-Feb 14
Reno Mardi Crawl10-Feb
The Devil Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl10-Feb
Reno Run 4 Love 4 Miler11-Feb
Brew HaHa16-Feb
Reno Wine Walk17-Feb
Reno Beer Crawl24-Feb
Alpenglow Sports Mountain Festival WinterFeb 17-25
  
March 
Snowfest! North Lake TahoeMar 1-11
Big Sky Conference Basketball ChampionshipMar 5-10
Monster JamMar 9-11
PBA Regional Non Champions TournamentMar 9-11
Sparks Shamrock Shuffle 5K10-Mar
McKinney Cup USSA Far West Masters Mar 10-11 
Leprechaun Race, 6th annual11-Mar
Reno Leprechaun Crawl17-Mar
Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry17-Mar
Reno Wine Walk17-Mar
Dublin Dirty - Irish SoftballMar 17-18
Storm Youth ChampionshipMar 23-25
Reno Beer Crawl24-Mar
  
April 
Reno World of Wrestling ChampionshipsApr 5-8
WinterWonderGrass TahoeApr 6-8 
Biggest Little Half Marathon/10K/5K14-Apr
USBC Women's Championships TournamentApr 19-30
Reno Wine Walk21-Apr
NCVA Far Western National QualifierApr 21-23
Reno Jazz FestivalApr 26-28 
NCVA Far Western National QualifierApr 27-29
Dine the District Food Tour28-Apr
Reno Beer Crawl28-Apr
Genoa Western Heritage Day28-Apr
AMSOIL ArenacrossApr 28-29
Virginia City Grand PrixApr 28-29 
Downtown River Run (marathon)29-Apr
  
May 
Reno Street Food - Food Truck Fridayevery Fri, May 18-Sep 28, 4-9pm
Reno Ukulele Festival (10th annual)May 2-5
Comstock Arabian Association Spring Fiesta Horse ShowMay 4-6
Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5-6
Endurofest, Presented by IRC TireMay 5-6 
Reno Sculpture FestMay 11-13
Reno River FestivalMay 12-13
NCVA Power League Region ChampionshipsMay 12-13
Hot August Nights Spring Fever RevivalMay 18-19
Nitro Circus Live 10 Year Anniversary Tour18-May
AMGEN Tour of California18-May
Reno Wine Walk19-May
Strange Brew Festival19-May
AAU Pacific District Girls ChampionshipMay 19-20
Chili on the ComstockMay 19-20
Senior Softball USA Rock-N-Reno Challenge CupMay 23-Jun 4
Reno Beer Crawl26-May
Jam On It Memorial Day TournamentMay 26-28
  
June 
Reno Street Food - Food Truck Fridayevery Fri, May 18-Sep 28, 4-9pm
Feed the Camel every Wed, Jun 6-Aug 29; 5:00-8:30pm
Senior Softball USA Rock-N-Reno Challenge CupMay 23-Jun 4
Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Adventure RunJun 1-2 
Street Vibrations Spring RallyJun 1-3 
Reno Epic Sci-Fi Crawl 2-Jun
Reno Craft Beer WeekJun 2-9 
America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride 3-Jun
A Taste of the Comstock: Food, Whiskey and Single Jack Competition9-Jun
SuperCrawl - Rock Crawling World Championship Jun 9-10 
Tough MudderJun 9-10 
PRCA Xtreme Bulls14-Jun
Reno RodeoJune 14-23
The Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues FestivalJun 15-16
Stewart Father's Day PowwowJun 15-17 
Adventure Sports Week TahoeJun 15-24 
Athlex Youth Baseball NationalsJun 15-28
Reno Wine Walk16-Jun
Cowgirl Saloon Crawl & Line Dancing Competition16-Jun
Bob Feist Invitational Team Roping WeekJun 18-21
Reno Beer Crawl23-Jun
Sierra Nevada Lavender & Honey Festival 24-Jun
Midtown Art Walk: 10 Year Celebration28-Jun
  
July 
Reno Street Food - Food Truck Fridayevery Fri, May 18-Sep 28, 4-9pm
Feed the Camel every Wed, Jun 6-Aug 29; 5:00-8:30pm
ArtownJul 1-31  
Star Spangled Sparks  4-Jul
Fourth of July on the Comstock4-Jul
Biggest Little City Wing FestJul 6-7
Coors Light Boneyard Blast XIIJul 6-8 
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare FestivalJul 6 - Aug 26
American Century Celebrity Golf ChampionshipJul 10-15
Superhero Crawl14-Jul
24-Hour Mural MarathonJul 14-15
Triple Crown Sports 10U/12U World SeriesJul 16-21
Wanderlust Squaw ValleyJul 19-22 
Cowboy-Con Wild West Show and Cowboy Fast Draw Regional Competition Jul 19-29 
Reno Wine Walk21-Jul
Reno Basque Festival21-Jul
Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series21-Jul
Donner Lake Triathlon Jul 21-22 
Night in the CountryJul 26-28  
Reno Junior/Adult Invitational Bowling TournamentJul 27-28
Classical TahoeJul 27-Aug 12 
Northern Nevada Pride 28-Jul
Compression! Art & Fire28-Jul
Reno Beer Crawl28-Jul
Barracuda ChampionshipJul 30-Aug 5
USBC Senior ChampionshipsJul 31-Aug 3
  
August 
Reno Street Food - Food Truck Fridayevery Fri, May 18-Sep 28, 4-9pm
Feed the Camel every Wed, Jun 6-Aug 29; 5:00-8:30pm
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare FestivalJul 6 - Aug 26
Classical TahoeJul 27-Aug 12 
Barracuda ChampionshipJul 30-Aug 5
USBC Senior ChampionshipsJul 31-Aug 3
Virginia City Official Hot August Nights Kickoff Aug 3-4
Hot August NightsAug 7-12
Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer RevivalAug 7-12
Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine FestivalAug 7-9 
Hot August Nights Auction Presented by Motorsports Auction GroupAug 9-11
Lake Tahoe Concours d'EleganceAug 10-11 
Marlette 50K and 10 Miler 11-Aug
Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle FestivalAug 11-12 
SIRS Senior TournamentAug 13-15
Northern Nevada Dragon Boat Festival18-Aug
Reno Wine Walk18-Aug
Xterra Lake Tahoe 5K/10K Trail Run19-Aug
Reno Beer Crawl25-Aug
Reno Aloha FestivalAug 25-26
Virginia City Rodeo / CharreadaAug 25-26  
Burning ManAug 26-Sep 3
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-OffAug 29-Sep 3
Numaga Indian Days Pow WowAug 31-Sep 2 
  
September 
Reno Street Food - Food Truck Fridayevery Fri, May 18-Sep 28, 4-9pm
Burning ManAug 26-Sep 3
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-OffAug 29-Sep 3
Numaga Indian Days Pow WowAug 31-Sep 2 
Civil War DaysSep 1-3 
The Great Depressurization Sep 3-6
The Great Reno Balloon RaceSep 7-9 
International Camel & Ostrich RacesSep 7-9 
Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine FestivalSep 7-9 
Tour de Tahoe - Bike Big Blue 9-Sep
Reno Snaffle Bit FuturitySep 10-16 
National Championship Air Races (55th annual)Sep 12-16
Reno Wine Walk15-Sep
Nevada's Best Taco FestSep 15-16 
Edible Pedal 10016-Sep
InterBike International Trade ShowSep 18-20
Nor Cal Summer Jubilee TournamentSep 21-22
Reno Beer Crawl22-Sep
Street Vibrations Fall RallySep 26-30 
Nevadafest 2018 - A Celebration of Nevada Craft Beer29-Sep
Genoa Candy DanceSep 29-30  
Spartan Race: Tahoe Beast Sep 29-30 
Genoa Candy DanceSep 29-30
  
October 
Storm Festival of BowlingOct 4-Nov 4
World Cowboy Fast Draw ChampionshipOct 4-7 
Holi Festival of Colors6-Oct
Dine the District Food Tour6-Oct
The Eldorado Great Italian FestivalOct 6-7
Reno Celtic CelebrationOct 6-7 
World Championship Outhouse RacesOct 6-7 
Reno Bites Restaurant WeekOct 8-14
Lake Tahoe MarathonOct 12-14 
Redrun 13-Oct
Pam Buckner OpenOct 13-14
ULTRA4 National ChampionshipOct 19-20 
Reno Wine Walk20-Oct
Reno Zombie Crawl20-Oct
Grand Sierra Beer and Chili FestivalOct 20-21
Pumpkin Palooza 201821-Oct
Wrangler/Professional's Choice ACTRA National FinalsOct 21-27 
Reno Beer Crawl27-Oct
Nevada Day Parade (80th annual)27-Oct
Dirty Wookie 10K28-Oct
  
November 
Storm Festival of BowlingOct 4-Nov 4
Off Beat Music FestivalNov 1-3 (tent)
Reno AerialFestNov 3-5 (tent)
International Gay Bowlers Organization Mid-Year TournamentNov 9-11
Reno Wine Walk17-Nov
Reno's Wobble Before You Gobble 10K/5K22-Nov
Scheels Turkey Trot 22-Nov
Crafts for Christmas Nov 23-25
Reno Beer Crawl24-Nov
Tahoe Film FestNov 29-Dec 2
City of Sparks Hometowne Christmas Parade & Tree LightingNov 30-Dec 1
  
December 
Sparks Annual Hometowne Christmas Celebration Nov 30-Dec 1
Tahoe Film FestNov 29-Dec 2
Christmas on the Comstock Parade of Lights 2-Dec
The Grinch Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl 2-Dec
39 North Pole Dec 6-8 
National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships8-Dec
Reno Wine Walk15-Dec
Reno Santa Pub Crawl15-Dec
Reno Beer Crawl22-Dec