Outdoor Activities

Experience Downtown: The Riverwalk District

Riverwalk District An outlet river to Lake Tahoe, the Truckee River passes through Reno on its journey to Pyramid Lake. Enjoy the Truckee River and Downtown Reno on a stroll through the Riverwalk District!  Constructed in the early 1990s, the Riverwalk District has been a beautiful part of the Reno community.  There are plenty of…

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This Upcoming Fall: The Great Balloon Race

The Great Balloon Race Up, up, and away!  The Great Balloon Race returns to Reno for its three-day event on September 5th through the 8th.  Experience the Glow show, browse the food and souvenir vendors, meet the Reno community, and even take a ride in one of the balloons!  This spectacular event attracts over 120,000…

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Lake Tahoe’s East Shore Trail Opens

Stunning view of Lake Tahoe and surrounding mountains along the paved trail. Lake Tahoe’s New East Shore Trail A new addition to Tahoe’s lakefront this summer is the ‘East Shore Trail’ running from Incline Village to Sand Harbor. This new 3-mile paved path allows for a wide, safe recreation route for bikers, runners, etc. This…

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Last Minute 4th of July Plans

With the 4th of July creating a long weekend for most this year, the Reno-Tahoe area is a hotspot for events. Check out some of our highlighted happenings for this year’s celebrations: Star Spangled Sparks, July 4 The Nugget Casino Resort will once again host the region’s longest fireworks display this Independence Day. Setting up…

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Reno Rodeo’s 100th Year

The Reno Rodeo returns this summer while celebrating its 100th year! The Reno Rodeo: the wildest, richest, rodeo in the West, returns to the Reno Livestock & Events Center this June for its 100th year. Rather than the typical 10 days, the Rodeo will run 11 days this year with the addition of KBUL Radio’s…

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Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series 2019

South Lake Tahoe’s Outdoor Arena at Harveys is heating up this summer – once again – with music and fun! This year’s series kicks off June 14th with Tim McGraw. Harveys outdoor arena will host 10 different headline artists this summer as part of their 18th annual summer concert series. Concerts this season will run…

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Upcoming Reno Events

Starting to feel that mid-Winter slump? Reno has lots of exciting events coming up to get you out and enjoying our Biggest Little City! Here are a few of our favorites through March… February 23 The 7th Annual TEDxUniversityofNevada will convene at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center this year. This local TEDx convention promises 22 speakers…

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Nevada Day 2018

This year’s Nevada Day marks our state’s 154th birthday! Nevada Day is a celebration of our state’s admission to the union on October 31, 1864. Nevada prides itself in holding the largest statehood celebration in the nation. Back in 1938, the Nevada Day celebration moved to our Capitol, Carson City, featuring an annual parade. This…

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Hot August Nights 2018

Hot August Nights returns to Reno, August 7-12, 2018. 5,500 classic cars will be rolling into Reno yet again for Hot August Nights 2018. As the largest classic car event in the country, Hot August Nights brings cars and entertainment to the Reno/Sparks area. Visitors by the thousands will come to enjoy the automobiles and…

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Dragon Lights Festival at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

Dragon Lights Festival at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. The Dragon Lights Festival is being held at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park – a featured event of this year’s Artown. The five-week exhibition has run June 30 until August 5th nightly, starting at 7:00 pm. Dragon Lights Reno Festival features 39 illuminated Chinese lantern displays, crafted…

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