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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals

Reno River Festival

Wingfield Park
May 13, 2017 -May 14, 2017

An action-packed weekend of music, food, activities, whitewater competition and fun!
This 2-day festival is often considered the kick-off to the special events season and offers something for everyone.
  • Enjoy interactive summer and outdoor experiences
  • Watch freestyle and competitive kayaking, free to the public
  • Shop at over 100 food/beverage, outdoor merchants and craftsmen vendors, free to the public to browse
  • Enjoy to FREE live music - the music line-up has featured up and coming and established national recording artists
  • Participate in Yoga in the Park
  • Entertain the kiddos in the Kids Play Area
  • Improve your skills at the Fly fishing clinic
  • Register for the 2nd annual Reno River Roll (slow bike ride)
  • The list of activities go on and on.  Event schedule.
Live Entertainment (free):
You just can't beat listening to great music while lounging next to the beautiful Truckee River on a beautiful Spring day, especially when it's free! Music schedule.
Saturday headliner:  Brooke Eden
Sunday headliner:  American Young
The Reno River Roll, presented by Velofix (registration fee applies):
Celebrate everything that is bicycle!  This 5-mile costumed "slow" (aka casual) ride will kick off at the new Virginia Street bridge and finish in the heart of the Reno River Festival. Tour the streets of Reno on your best ride while trailing a live mobile band, featuring California's newest breakout artist, Levi Jones. Rollers will be joined by the Coors Light Girls Race Team, the RPD Bike Squad, Tour De Nez riders and more. It will be an experience unlike any bike ride you’ve been on before!
The Reno River Roll is open to all ages and to all types of bicycles. Dress in your best get-up for a chance to win a slew of prizes.
Smugglers Village - Featuring more than 100 different vendors selling everything from handmade crafts to popular retail items.

Pub N Grub Village - Serving up gourmet hot dogs, tacos, burgers, fried chicken, food on a stick, candy popcorn and a whole lot more.
Reno Tahoe USA Adventure Park (ticketed) - Featuring the largest collection of obstacles and challenges ever including the Truckee River Zipline, Mega Rock Wall, 30′ bungee jumping, mechanical rides, bounce houses, games and a whole lot more. Whether you have kiddos who like to bounce or you want to fly high above the record rapids of the Truckee River, the Adventure Park has bigger, faster, and more daring rides that guarantees fun for all ages.
Craft Beer Village (ticketed) - Enjoy a true outdoor bar setting with all of the elements of summer . . . . music, tables, chairs and shade. Oh, and did we mention the amazing views from the point of the peninsula of the Truckee River and the whitewater events?  More than 18 different breweries will be represented.  Details to come. The challenge is to sample them all - and if you can, you'll be entered into a grand prize drawing on the main stage Saturday and Sunday between 5pm-5:30pm.
The Summer Wine Village (ticketed) - There is nothing quite like the light, refreshing taste of summer packaged into a crisp glass of wine. Relax under the summer themed shaded wine village with a VIP view of the Reno River Festival’s music lineup.  Tickets are $30 which includes a commemorative Reno River Festival wine glass and sampling of more than two dozen summer wines, champagnes, sangria’s and mixed beverages from around the United States. You will be given access in and out of the Wine Village throughout the day.
Whitewater Competition (free to spectators)
This year's record-breaking winter will create the most exciting conditions on the Truckee River in event history and is expected to draw professional whitewater athletes from across the globe. Rapid water flow conditions are what athletes live for and they are fired up to take on the Truckee River Whitewater Park. 
The event will showcase more than 60 of the world's top whitewater athletes from places such as Canada, France, Great Britain and Austria. Professional men, women, and juniors will compete for more than $10,000 in Freestyle, Boatercross, and Slalom categories.

Contact Info

Contact: Liquid Blue Events
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E-Mail: [email protected]


Wingfield Park

Downtown Reno Reno, NV 89501


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