Regarded as one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the country by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Embraced by the community since 1996, July in Reno only means one thing . . . . Artown! This arts and cultural festival features over 500 multidisciplinary events including music, dance, theater, visual arts, workshops, art walks and much more. Offering a majority of events free to the public, Artown invests in bringing artists of the highest caliber to Reno while elevating Reno’s own local talent. Experience fun for the whole family and celebrate all that the arts have to offer.
There are literally so many events to enjoy that we can’t list them all. Here are some fan favorites:
Over 40 local artists showcase their work on Arlington Bridge 5:00pm-7:00pm. Then, head to Wingfield Park to experience the party with The California Honeydrops, blending funk, southern soul, R & B and delta blues until 9:00 p.m. Finally, parade to City Plaza with RJS Brass Revival and experience aerial dancers, fire with Controlled Burn and Moondog Matinee.
FREE to the public, at Wingfield Park and City Plaza. 5:00pm-11:00pm.
FREE to the public. At the beautiful Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, enjoy a summer evening of musical performances starting at 7:30 p.m.
FREE to the public. Held at Wingfield Park in downtown Reno, an evening of dance will sure to inspire.
FREE to the public. On the Friday evenings below, bring a picnic and enjoy a movie under the stars in Wingfield Park, starting at 8:45 p.m.
Flight of the Navigator (PG) – July 7
The Rocketeer (PG) – July 20
Secret surpirse screening accounced the evening of (PG-13) – July 28
Ticketed performances are on sale now. For more information about each performance, click on the “info” links below. Held at the beautiful Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater:
A Tribe Called Red is a fresh, modern take on Traditional Native American Pow Wow music and dancing. Their musical style mixes modern hip-hop, traditional Pow Wow drums and vocals, blended with edgy electronic music. End the month of July with this amazing and vibrant closing!
FREE to the public, at Wingfield Park. 7:30-10:00 p.m
But wait – there’s more!
Interested in a particular genre? Click on the links below for the compete listing of activities for the month.