Kick off the Reno Rodeo at this year’s Redneck Rodeo Truck Show May 24th at John Ascuaga's Nugget - Roof Garden lot on Victorian Avenue. It’s an outrageous show just for trucks – old, new, funky or just plain cool. Registration fee is $25 and includes two rodeo tickets for rodeo nights Sun-Wed, June 23 - 26. Last year’s top prize was a $1,000 gift certificate. Awards include: tallest, biggest tires, most redneck dirtiest, best paint and more. Visit: tinyurl.com/rednecktruck to
register your truck. This event benefits the Reno Rodeo.
Join the fun Labor Day Weekend from August 28–September 2, 2013 for the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off!
The nation's finest rib cookers vie for the coveted first place trophy, cash prizes and the People's Choice award, as a half-million hungry BBQ lovers consume 100 tons of ribs over six days. With free headliner entertainment each day, a kids' area and craft booths, the Rib Cook-Off has become the country's ultimate end-of-summer family affair.
Go to www.janugget.com for more information.
27 years celebrating American-made classic with all the cars and music from the 50’s, 60’s and early 70’s. Daily classic car Show-n-Shines with judging awards, nightly cruising, craft fair and nightly love entertainment. Details: www.hotaugustnights.com
The 11th Annual Arts in Bloom Festival will be held on Saturday, July 20th at the Victorian Square Plaza across from John Ascuaga's Nugget. View and purchase some of the region's top artwork, directly from the Artists, while enjoying music, food, beverages and wine tasting. For more information, go to artsinbloom.org or call (775) 324-4440.
The region's longest, most spectacular fireworks display is set off from the roof of John Ascuaga’s Nugget while thousands of revelers celebrate July 4th on Victorian Square below. Live entertainment for the whole family, a kid's area and an array of food choices complete the evening. Details: www.janugget.com
Event kicks off at 6:00 am with the free tethered hot air balloon ride and pancake breakfast. Reno/Sparks Idol competition starts at 11:00. The Model Dairy Milk Carton Boat Regatta, Children’s activity area and vendor booths open at 9:00 a.m. Details: www.thechambernv.org
Watercross racing at the Marina! The event includes closed course personal watercraft (PWC) racing and freestyle competition. It combines the big-air jumps and stunts with exciting race action on the water with world class athletes. It’s a great day at the beach! Details: www.uwpinc.com
Cancer Awareness of Nevada will hold the 2nd Annual Dash for Dads on Father’s Day for Prostate Cancer. This 5K/2Mile Walk/Kids Fun Run will support those in treatment and provide for PSA Testing for those in need. Event begins at 11 a.m. Online registration will begin by March 1, 2013. Details: www.dashfordads.com.
Stop the Traffick is an awareness walk to shed light on the implications of sex trafficking in the Reno/Sparks area. Details: www.Awakenreno.org
Street Vibrations Spring Rally condenses the excitement of Street Vibrations into one weekend in Sparks, NV at Victorian Square. It’s the fifth annual event and will include live entertainment, bike games, competition ride-in shows, poker runs and walks, more than 80 vendors, VIP parties for participants and more. Details: www.roadshows.com.