The Biggest Little City shifts into high gear for Hot August Nights, the largest classic car and nostalgic event in the country! Thousands of visitors come to pay tribute to the exquisitely powerful automobiles and electrifying music of the 50's, 60's and early 70's. The world's premier classic car event, Hot August Nights showcases more than 6,000 vehicles from this golden era of design with events all over Reno and Sparks. Restored hot rods and sexy muscle cars give enthusiasts a first-hand experience of popular decades done by.
The event is a must-attend for car and music enthusiasts! From show-n-shines to nightly cruises, from drag races and burnouts to AutoCross, a swap meet and the new Auto Drifting motorsport event. The Hot August Nights Auction presented by Motorsport Auction Group promises to excite bidders with gorgeous classic vehicles.
Hot August Nights gets bigger and better each year and this year celebrates the 30th anniversary! Join the party and be a part of this internationally-renowned event.
The line-up of free musical performances are phenomenal and will feature headliners America and The Monkees, as well as other acclaimed musicians and tribute bands. For more information about the entertainment, click on the link at the bottom of this page.
Tuesday, Aug. 2
• Paperback Writer/The Beatles Experience, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
• Lady an the Tramps, Sparks Victorian Square
Wednesday, Aug. 3
• Kraig Parker/World Premier Elvis Tribute, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
• Ronny & the Classics, Sparks Victorian Square
Thursday, Aug. 4
• Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
• Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show, Sparks Victorian Square
Friday, Aug. 5
• America, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
• 60’s Summer of Love, Sparks Victorian Square
Saturday, Aug. 6
• The Monkees, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
• Abbacadabra – the ultimate Abba tribute, Sparks Victorian Square
AutoCross and Drifting (new motorsport added to the line-up)
Filling the air with a different sort of engine roar and tire squeal,check out the new AutoCross & Drifting presented by Amsoil at the Reno Livestock Events Center! Drifting began in Japan decades ago,novice and professional drifters take to the course showing off their oversteering and maneuvering skills on slicks. Entrance to Swap Meet, AutoCross & Drifting presented by Amsoil is $10/day; a pit pass is only $10 more. Click here
for more info.
Dazzling Diva (new to line-up)
The newest venue for the ladies. It will feature more than 200 booth of ladies clothing, accessories and jewelry. Held at the Reno Ballroom, Aug 3-6, 10am-5pm. Click here
MAG Auction (new auction company)
Motorsport Auction Group is a collector car auction featuring muscle cars, street rods, classic cars, vintage cars, and leading automobile products. This is a great event for car enthusiasts looking to buy or sell rare automobiles. Among the featured automobiles is a 1939 General Motors Futurliner Bus, which measures 33ft long. The auction takes place at the RSCC, Aug 4-6. MAG auction
Other Event info
(Aug 4-6, opening at 7:00am, RSLEC)
Photo credit: Marcello Rostagni