Chill Out at Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights

Born in the HOT month of AUGUST, Hot August Nights was born in 1986 for a celebration of classic cars. This year, Hot August Nights is August 4 to August 9 in Reno, Sparks and Tahoe. The largest classic car event in the country, with thousands of vehicles of restored hot rods and muscle cars…

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Summer at the Park


Sunny skies and warm temperatures call for a day in the park! Reno was recently named one of the “Top 10 Cities for Recreation” by WalletHub for their parks. The Reno Tahoe area offers a vast variety of different parks with different recreational activities. From mountain biking to pony rides, and everything else in between,…

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Pre-Packing Primer for Your Vacation to Reno Tahoe

Visit Reno Tahoe

By Joe Laing Your vacation dates are set and you’re ready to unwind on a Reno Tahoe getaway. Before you start packing those bags, take a breath and read this pre-packing primer for your Reno Tahoe vacation. Questions to Ask Before You Start Packing: How Will You Get to Reno Tahoe? Will you be flying…

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What’s New at the 2015 World’s Largest Free Hot-Air Balloon Festival


The Great Reno Balloon Race, now in its 34th year, will take to northern Nevada’s sky with upwards of 100 hot-air balloons—including 16 special shapes—on Friday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 13. During the preview, event organizers also unveiled the 2015 official poster designed by Shery Larson, a balloon pilot and enthusiast from Dunsmuir, Calif.…

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Burning Man Lodging Deals 2015

Attention Burners! We have your guide on where to stay in Reno Tahoe before and after Burning Man, with some great offers made just for you! Relax before visiting the city in the desert, or clean off after the week long festivities by staying in some of the great accommodations located throughout Washoe County. Atlantis…

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20 Must-Sees at This Year’s 20th Anniversary Artown


Artown’s 20th Anniversary! This month-long summer arts festival mission is to strengthen Reno’s arts industry and to encourage local artist participation. Most events are free or at a low cost, and with over 90 different venues this year, there’s something for everyone. Help celebrate Artown turning 20, with 20 things you don’t want to miss…

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Grand Sierra Resort’s New Grand Theatre Opening this Summer

Grand Theatre main entrance rendering

The GSR’s new concert venue is opening August 7 (with Billy Idol)! We got a sneak peek at the place while they are one month out from their opening day, and can happily report that even in the back row, you will feel closer to the stage than the first section of most concert venues.…

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4th of July

Images from Reno Aces vs. the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Friday, June 25, 2010...Photo by David Calvert

The best weekend of the summer is almost here, 4th of July! Celebrate Independence Day at some amazing events and with even better all-American food, with the beautiful backdrop of Reno Tahoe; the fireworks are sure to be spectacular! Grab a drink and a slice of watermelon and sit back and relax this 4th of…

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Summer to-do list: 2015 Edition


Summer, where the sun always shines and the grass really is greener. Reno Tahoe is the perfect place to be adventurous, partake in some of the great events or kick back and enjoy the 300+ days of sunshine. This summer’s to-do list is sure to be perfect for anyone looking for some fun. Become a…

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What to-do this Father’s Day

Wildcreek Golf Course hole 6 green overlooking front nine

They taught us how to drive, picked us up from practice and now is the time to celebrate them, dads! Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21 and is the time to celebrate the father figures in our lives. Don’t just celebrate Dad, celebrate the beginning of summer, too! The first day of summer is also…

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