2016 Reno Tahoe Special Events Calendar
Virginia City will be the host venue for the 2016 official kickoff location with nightly cruises, a celebrity Show-n-Shine, poker run and free live entertainment, in advance of the main event in Reno/Sparks.
A collector car auction featuring street rods and classics to special interest and exotic vehicles.
The event takes place at the phenomenal Wild West Motorsports Park, just 10 minutes from downtown Reno. There are two titles on the line for Pro and entry level teams, the SuperCrawl World Championship and the Silver State Championship.
Fast draw enthusiasts world-wide compete with single action revolvers, similar to those used in the Old West. It is a timed sport using single action .45 caliber (western style six shooters) with wax bullets that travel 650 feet per second.
The Eldorado Great Italian Festival transforms downtown Reno into Little Italy with a grape stomp, sauce cookers competition, wine walk, Italian Farmer's Market, kids' gelato-eating contest, Italian Buffet and incredible FREE live entertainment.
Celebrate "Sparktoberfest" on October 15th in Victorian Square from 11am to 5pm. Celebrate the harvest season and Germanic cultural heritage with live music, crafts and activities for family fun, a Volk's Spielen (Peoples Games) as well as a Bier Spielen!
The American Cowboys Team Roping Association (ACTRA) National Finals are held in Reno every October featuring 8 days of team roping action that is free to the public.
Each December in Reno, a gathering takes place. Presented by the Reno Chamber Orchestra, the 12th Annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival is 10 concerts over 6 days featuring some of the greatest classical musicians in the world. DECEMBER 26th - 31st!