Eldorado Great Italian Festival

Virginia Street (in front of the Eldorado Hotel)
October 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014


Mangia! Mangia!

For 33 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. The festival, held each year over Columbus Day weekend, is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions. Besides great food, it also features a sauce cook-off, grape stomping contest, bocce ball tournament, kid's gelato eating contest, wine walk, Italian Mecato and Farmer's Market, and two stages with free live entertainment.

 Festival Hours (tentative)

  • Saturday, October 11 10am - 6pm
  • Sunday, October 12 10am - 5pm

Activities will include

  • Pasta Sauce Cook-off
  • Kid's Gelato Eating Contest
  • Italian Farmer's Market
  • Garlic Growers of Gilroy & Artichoke Growers of Castroville
  • Famous Italian Buffet Inside the Eldorado
  • Ferrari Car Display
  • Bocce Ball
  • Street Vendors and More!


Contact Info

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Phone: 800-648-5966