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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals

Star Spangled Sparks at the Marina

Sparks Marina
July 4, 2011

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

A fun family day to celebrate July 4th! 
The region’s preeminent holiday celebration – Star Spangled Sparks – takes place on Monday, July 4, at the Sparks Marina. 
The event kicks off with free hot air balloon rides at 6:00am and a $3 all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast.  Activities include a fun-run-walk around the Sparks Marina, Model Dairy Milk Carton Boat Races (build your boat out of milk cartons and enter the race), military fly-over and opening ceremonies, and the Sparks' Got Talent Competition.  Enjoy arts & crafts and food booths, plus a large "free" ride area for children of all ages. 
This eleventh annual celebration of family and freedom is highlighted by a 20-minute state-of-the-art pyrotechnic display, set off from the roof of John Ascuaga's Nugget’s, making the fiery light exhibition the longest and most spectacular show in the region.


Contact Info

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E-Mail: [email protected]
Phone: 775-358-1976


Sparks Marina



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