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2015 Reno Tahoe Special Events Calendar

Hot August Nights

Reno/Sparks and surrounding area
August 9, 2011 -August 14, 2011

"Celebrating America's Love Affair with Cars and Rock N' Roll"
Recognized as the largest classic car and nostalgia festival in the United States, Hot August Nights is back for another year of celebrating a simpler time.  Thousands of classic cars are the stars and rock n' roll rules!  There is so much to do, so much to see:  concerts featuring top entertainers and music of the 50's and 60's, controlled cruises, show-n-shines, a sock hop and much more.  Plenty of shopping can be enjoyed at the Classic Car Auction, Big Boys Toy Store and Hot August Nights Swap Meet.  This event promises to be the best of the best for car enthusiasts and fans of the past so make your plans to visit Hot August Nights today.
New for 2011!   A fan favorite gone for many years makes a repeat appearance for the Hot August Nights 25th Anniversary...The Official Hot August Nights Classic Car Drag Racing event will take place from August 10th through August 13th!  This year marks ten years since the drags took place and the smell of burning rubber burnouts and gasoline, paired with classic eye candy and high risky racing will certainly be an adrenaline rush. It also marks the 25th Anniversary of Hot August Nights and the drag racing event sponsors, Full Throttle Performance and John Ascuaga’s Nugget, decided to bring back a beloved element of Hot August Nights to contribute to a successful 25th year celebration.   The drag race event consists of approximately an eighth of a mile track and will take place in the West parking lot of John Ascuaga’s Nugget from 12 p.m. To 10 p.m. From Wednesday, August 10th through Saturday, August 13th. The gate fee for the general public is $10 daily.


For a detailed schedule on all of the great events and entertainment taking place, contact 775-356-1956 ext. 1 for details or visit





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Reno/Sparks and surrounding area



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