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Unique Meeting and Event Venues

Think outside the convention center when plan planning your next meeting or event in Reno Tahoe. While there is no shortage of space for meeting planners to choose from – more than one million square feet of convention meeting space, to be exact – sometimes it’s nice to treat your attendees to a change of scenery. From rooftop city views at the Nevada Museum of Art to waterfront space at the Thunderbird Lodge, there are nearly endless ways to create something truly special. Explore some of Reno Tahoe’s most popular and unique off-site venues below to create a memorable and engaging experience.

Chateau at Incline Village

The Chateau at Incline Village offers 5,200 square feet of flexible meeting space with views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains, creating a memorable and elegant setting for any event or meeting.

The Discovery

The Discovery‘s special event spaces are adaptable to accommodate meetings, fundraisers, evening cocktail receptions and family reunions. The museum has 67,000 square feet of flexible and unique space to accommodate up to 1,800 guests, including exhibits, hands-on galleries and private areas.

The Elm Estate

Set on historic farmland along the Truckee River, just minutes from downtown Reno, The Elm Estate offers a curated, luxurious space for your special event. It’s equipped to host meetings, executive retreats and other corporate events. The Elm Estate offers varied, flexible outdoor spaces, along with indoor seating for up to 300.

Greater Nevada Field

Home of the Reno Aces, Greater Nevada Field is a multi-use sports and entertainment complex located in downtown Reno. There is space within the stadium, field and adjacent Freighthouse District to host an intimate gathering or dance the night away in their flexible meeting space. And if you’re looking for a great incentive or team-building outing, a Reno Aces baseball game is always a good choice.

Lake Tahoe Cruises, Zephyr Cove

For a truly unique gathering, take your event out on the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe on the M.S. Dixie II – a southern-style paddle wheeler. This scenic boat tour can accommodate up to 400 people for private parties and events. Your attendees won’t soon forget the views as they cruise from Zephyr Cove to idyllic Emerald Bay.

National Automobile Museum

Groups from 50 to 1,200 can take a cruise through time as guests wander the ‘streets’ of the National Automobile Museum in downtown Reno. Named one of America’s Top 10 Automobile Museums, it is home to more than 175 cars in over 100,000 square feet of museum space. In addition to the unique museum displays, there is a 157-seat theater with full AV making this a perfect venue for receptions, meetings and presentations.

National Bowling Stadium

Known as the “Taj Mahal of Tenpins,” the National Bowling Stadium is a truly one-of-a-kind venue. Conveniently located in downtown Reno, it boasts more than 50,000 square feet of space, including the 32,000-square-foot main event area with 78 bowling lanes. In addition to the main bowling stadium, the Kingpin Club is home to 10 additional bowling lanes with its own bar and lounge, perfect for more intimate events.

Nevada Museum of Art

The Nevada Museum of Art offers a sophisticated setting with superb amenities and service for groups up to 1,400. The museum’s Nightingale Sky Room offers 4,800 square feet of indoor space and 5,000 square feet of outdoor space with birds-eye views of the city and the Sierra Nevada mountains.


Rancharrah is an iconic Reno landmark, located 141 acres south of downtown. Plan your private event at one of their five event areas, including well-appointed indoor spaces and outdoor spaces with sweeping views of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Reno Ballroom

The largest ballroom in downtown and just steps from THE ROW’s 4,100 guest rooms, the Reno Ballroom offers 28,000 square feet of luxurious versatile meeting space and is adjacent to the Reno Events Center.

Sand Harbor Nevada State Park

Sand Harbor Nevada State Park offers exceptional gathering space on the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe. The Ramada/Group Area can host 150 guests in a covered setting, and the Warren E. Trepp Stage, home to the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, can seat 1,000 guests and includes sound and lighting equipment on the 35-foot stage.

Tannenbaum Event Center

Tannenbaum Event Center is a private venue where rustic elegance and alpine charm combine as a backdrop for the perfect event.

Thunderbird Lake Tahoe

One of America’s most exclusive meeting sites, punctuated by sandy coves and a 50-foot waterfall, the Thunderbird Lake Tahoe can house groups of 300 people.

The Virgil

This comfortably luxurious space is located in Reno’s historic Little Flower Church on Wells Avenue. The Virgil is an event venue that is perfect for receptions, workshops, meetings and more.

Wilbur D. May Museum and Arboretum

With several unique indoor and outdoor meeting sites, the Wilbur D. May Museum and Arboretum has the flexibility to host meetings from small gatherings to groups of 200.

For more information and to start planning your next meeting, convention or special event, contact one of our sales managers to find the perfect space for your group.

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