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Hot August Nights, Reno/Sparks
2018 Hot August Nights
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Hot August Nights – Canceled

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Aug 4, 2020 - Aug 9, 2020

Where cars are “cherry” and cruisin’ is “cool!”

The Biggest Little City revs into high gear for Hot August Nights, the largest classic car and nostalgic event in the country! Thousands of visitors pay tribute to the exquisitely powerful automobiles and electrifying music of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. The world’s premier classic car event, more than 5,000 vehicles from the golden era of design are showcased with events throughout Reno and Sparks. Restored hot rods and sexy muscle cars give car enthusiasts a first-hand experience of popular decades gone by. Check out the location map of official activities.

Join the party! Featuring show-n-shines, nightly cruises, drag races, burnouts, classic car auction, swap meet,  shopping at the Big Boys Toys Store and The Dazzling Diva, free headline entertainment, The Garage VIP concert experience and so much more.

Free Entertainment

There will be fantastic legendary musicians and headliners headliners that you won’t want to miss. The Spring 2020 entertainment line-up will be up soon!

Virginia City Official Hot August Nights Kickoff ( Jul 31- Aug 1)

Kickoff the largest classic car event in the country by taking a step back in time to Virginia City as they host the 34th Hot August Nights. Car enthusiasts can walk the historic streets to see an array of classic cars and enjoy free live entertainment. You can learn more about the kickoff here.

The Garage – The Ultimate Hot August Nights Experience (Aug 4-8)

The Garage is a VIP seating area that is located at the outdoor venue at Grand Sierra Resort. This 21+ area provides an enhanced way to experience the free entertainment and events and includes complimentary drinks in a stylish surrounding. Day passes range from $50 to $75 and all-week pass is $300. Call 775-356-1956 for more information or to purchase tickets.

Hot August Nights Auction presented by Motorsports Auction Group (Aug 6-8)

One of the anticipated events during Hot August Nights is the collector car auction. Managed by Motorsport Auction Group (MAG), the auction features street rods and classics to special interest and exotic vehicles crossing the block every few minutes. Click here for info about consigning a vehicle, or just watching the action!

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