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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals

Eldorado Reno 500 and Dirt Live Off-Road Expo

Downtown Reno and Tahoe-Reno Motorplex
July 10, 2013 -July 14, 2013

Dirt Live Off-Road Expo (July 10-12)
Free to the public!
The “Biggest Little City in the World” rolls out the red carpet for hardcore desert and off-road racers, ATV, motorcycle, rock crawling and other enthusiasts.  Competitors of HDRA and SCORE International, aficionados of desert and off-road racing and race enthusiasts can enjoy the Monster Energy Freestyle Stunt Team, live music on the Monster Energy Stage, supplier and manufacturer’s displays,  demonstrations, and interaction with the off-road racing community. Food and beverage is available for purchase.
On Thursday and Friday, two short courses at the Tahoe Reno Motorplex will host enthusiasts, manufacturers, and suppliers, in continuous product and vehicle demonstrations, test drives and product review.  Complimentary shuttles between downtown Reno and the Motorplex every two hours to visit the track and experience products in a true off-road environment.
On Friday the Eldorado Reno 500 Contingency and Tech Inspection will fill the streets with hundreds of race cars, motorcycles and race teams from 30+ classes of HDRA / SCORE desert race entries for public viewing, autograph sessions and photo opportunities.  For more info about the Dirt Live Expo, click here
Entertainment Schedule for Dirt Live Expo
     LIVE BANDS  (Location: Monster Stage on 4th Street Plaza)
          12:00pm-3:30pm              Weird Science
        4:00pm- 7:30pm               Steel Breeze
     DJ   (Location: Monster Stage on 4th Street Plaza)
         10:15am-12:00pm           Monster DJ                        
         3:30pm-4:00pm              Monster DJ
     STUNT TEAMS  (Location: Train Trench Plaza)
FRIDAY, July 12
     LIVE BANDS  (Location: Monster Stage on 4th Street Plaza)
         12:00pm-3:30pm              Audio Boxx
         4:00pm-7:30pm               Unauthorized Rolling Stones
     DJ  (Location: Monster Stage on 4th Street Plaza) 
         10:15am-12:00pm            Monster DJ        
         3:30pm-4:00pm               Monster DJ
     STUNT TEAMS  (Location: Train Trench Plaza)
Eldorado Reno 500 - Tahoe Reno Motorplex (July 13)
The Eldorado Reno 500 is the longest off-road race in the United States!  The race takes place at the Tahoe-Reno Motorplex, located east of Reno/Sparks off  Interstate 80.   It's an easy 30 mile drive to the race location.  A large plateau provides an excellent viewing area and there will be food & beverage available for purchase, restrooms and seating areas. Race fans should bring sun screen, binoculars and closed toed shoes.  
Race Tickets for Eldorado Reno 500
Admission for the race on July 13 is just $10.  Tickets can be purchased at three different locations:
Day of Race
1.  At the Reno Tahoe Motorplex (July 13)
Advance ticket purchase:
1.  The Eldorado Hotel Casino Box Office, starting June 29
2. 465 South Meadows Parkway #9
     Reno, NV 89521 
     Hours: M-F 9am-4pm
Spectator Waiver:  Spectators must sign a waiver when they arrive at the entrance of the race site at the Tahoe-Reno Motorplex.
DirtLive TV
Watch live and archived episodes of Dirt Live interviews, as well as live race coverage.  Or you can access the website directly by clicking here for archived episodes.



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Downtown Reno and Tahoe-Reno Motorplex

Reno, NV 89501


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