During Hot August Nights, cars are “cherry” and cruisin’ is “cool”
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.
Join the party and be a part of this internationally-renowned event.
Free Entertainment Line-up
There will be fantastic legendary musical entertainment and headliners that you won't want to miss! The evening performances take place at the outdoor venues of Grand Sierra Resort and Sparks Victorian Square. Be there or be square and have the time of your life!
Tuesday August 8
Lights, the Premier Tribute to Journey (Grand Sierra Resort)
band tba (Sparks Victorian Square)
Wednesday August 9
Jay White. America's Diamond-The World's Ultimate Tribute (Grand Sierra Resort)
band tbd (Sparks Victorian Square)
Thursday, August 10
Johnny Rivers (Grand Sierra Resort)
Timeless Wonder, Tribute to Stevie Wonder (Sparks Victorian Square)
Friday August 11
Rick Springfield (Grand Sierra Resort)
Boogie Nights (Victorian Square, presented by Nugget Casino)
Saturday August 12
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Grand Sierra Resort)
Pablo Cruise (Sparks Victorian Square)
Hot August Nights Collector Car Auction MAG (Aug 10-12)
One of the anticipated events during Hot August Nights is the collector car auction. Managed by Motorsport Auction Group (MAG), the auction features street rods and classics to special interest and exotic vehicles crossing the block every few minutes. Click here
for info about consigning a vehicle, or just watching the action!
NEW - Vintage Trailer Revival (Aug 8-13)
This newest event is going to be the talk of the trailer park and guaranteed to be a spectator favorite. Taking place at Rancho San Rafael Park, just north of downtown Reno, its free to the public to view these beautiful works of camping art. As many as 150 vintage trailers, 1976 and older, will be on display from Aug 8-13. Some will also participant in Tuesday night's cruise in downtown Sparks and Sunday's Grand Finale Parade in downtown Reno.
Interested in showing off your own vintage trailer?
for details and registration info, which includes dry camping at Rancho San Rafael Park and all other official HAN registered activities. Vintage trailer participants will be limited to 150.
Photo credit: Marcello Rostagni