Event Guide: 2012 Street Vibrations Fall Rally
Street Vibrations Fall Rally, September 19-23, is a five-day party with live entertainment, death defying motorcycle stunt shows, America’s Finest Custom Bike Builder’s Expo, factory trucks, Tattoo Expo, great food, motorcycle vendors, bike games, Miss Street Vibrations Bikini Contest, arm wrestling competitions, and ride-in shows in downtown Reno, Sparks, Virginia City and Lake Tahoe.
Reno based Street Vibrations®, now in its 18th year, is the 4th largest motorcycle event in the nation. Roadshows Inc., producer of Street Vibrations®, anticipates 1,000 registered VIP participants this year with more than 29,000 additional motorcycle enthusiasts in town to enjoy the event.
Street Vibrations® Fall Rally is FREE to the public.
Enjoy a variety of bands performing a wide spectrum of music throughout the event. There will be blues, funk and soul music, alternative rock, hard rock and classic rock on stages at numerous venues in multiple cities.
Saturday night, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. Crosby, Stills & Nash will perform at Reno Events Center in downtown Reno.
Special Event Locations
Street Vibrations® Fall Rally event activities will take place in venues at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks, downtown Reno’s Eldorado Special Events Plaza, the Silver Legacy’s Silver Baron Room and Rum Bullions, Harrah’s Outdoor Plaza, the Reno Ballroom, the Reno Events Center, the Sands Regency and in Virginia City. Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson is an official Street Vibrations® Fall Rally Venue and the Market Street dealership will be hopping throughout the weekend with live entertainment and great deals.
Eldorado: Guests can stop by the Eldorado’s Hog Town bar on Virginia Street in front of the Eldorado to add some libations to their vibrations. The bar will be open on Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Silver Legacy: Watch Silver Legacy’s Fireworks Extravaganza two nights, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and enjoy George Thorogood and The Destroyers who are “Bad to the Bone” on Friday, September 21 at 8 p.m. in Silver Legacy’s Grande Exposition Hall.
Stunt Shows in Two Locations
John Stotts exhibits unbelievable speed and controlled balance in his Globe of Death. Catch his shows in downtown Reno starting Thurs., Sept. 20 at 3:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. and on Fri., Sept 21 and Sat. Sept. 22 at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Movie stuntman and motorcycle dare devil Monte Perlin will have his Globe-O-Cross in Chrome Alley’s Vendor Village at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks. Watch his stunt show Thurs., Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. Catch his break-neck speeds inside a giant steel ball on Fri., Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. and on Sat., Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Endless Shopping for All Things Motorcycle
Roadshows is anticipating more than 250 vendors to participate in special motorcycle malls scattered throughout downtown Reno, in the Eldorado Special Events Plaza, in Sparks at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, at Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson and in Virginia City during the event.
New this year, Street Vibrations® will offer free shuttles between the Reno and Sparks venues.
Because a majority of those attending Street Vibrations® are staying in either Reno or Sparks, a free shuttle service will operate between the two major venues in each city.
To see a complete Street Vibrations® Fall Rally schedule and a detailed program visit www.roadshowsreno.com.