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Reno Artown
Jul 1, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017

For the entire month of July, Reno is Artown!

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:

Opening Night Jubilee (July 1)

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.

Monday Night Music Series

FREE to the public. At the beautiful Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, enjoy a summer evening of musical performances starting at 7:30 p.m.

Dancing in the Park Series

FREE to the public. Held at Wingfield Park in downtown Reno, an evening of dance will sure to inspire.

Movies in the Park

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

Summer Concert Series

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:

The Revolution – July 13
An Evening With Randy Newman – July 20
Che Malambo – July 25
The Steeldrivers – July 27
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals – July 28

Closing Night Concert (July 31)

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.


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