From June 21-24, pro, intermediate and beginner dancers from
across the nation come together on the southwest shores of Pyramid Lake for Dancers Extreme Challenge
. Featuring a
5,000 sq. ft. dance floor on the lake front, this complete, packaged experience
includes: a Survivor
competition, water volleyball, bon fires, and all-you-can eat breakfast, lunch
Sparks Marina is set to host the Sparks Xtreme Beach Sports Festival
from June 30 – July 1, where
the EVP Volleyball Tour and UWP Watercross Tour will combine for the first time
on the west coast. Both events are the largest of their kind in country,
featuring hundreds of All-American athletes going head-to-head in pro volley
ball action on the beach and high-speed race action on the water.
July 1-8, features nine days of action packed events: qualifying races;
performances by the Monster Freestyle MX Team, featuring X-Game and Ninja Stunt
Team riders; race car displays; autograph signing; and, live entertainment. On
July 7, racers take to the desert at the Reno Tahoe Motorplex, off Interstate-80
Exit 32, for a thrilling 500-mile race – the longest off-road race in the
The inaugural Lake
, July 30 – August 19, is a celebration of the arts. Masterpieces
of classical music will be performed by instrumentalists from The New York
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and Los Angeles
Philharmonic, with live theatre and fine art presented by The Nevada Museum of
Art. This celebration art and culture will be enjoyed under the tall pines, and
alongside the crystal blue water, of Tahoe’s North Shore.
Presenting hundreds of athletes competing in over 15
different sports, The Human Performance
is the most diverse display of athletics in the country. Held at
the Grand Sierra Resort from August 23-26, competitors face off in Olympic,
mixed martial arts, bodybuilding, outdoor and action sport categories.
August 25, is Northern Nevada’s first Ultra Distance Triathlon, traversing a
194.2 mile course from South Lake Tahoe to the Legends at Sparks Marina.
Participants begin with a brisk swim in beautiful Zephyr Cove Lake Tahoe,
followed by a challenging bike course through Carson City into Reno,
culminating with three fast out-and-backs around the Sparks Marina.