Kids Free Fishing Day has been going on for 15 years at the Sparks Marina and is a free event for kids to have the opportunity to catch their first fish. Free fishing poles are given out to each child that registers. Thursday morning is reserved for kids and adults with disabilities. Details: 530-632-8455
A bi-monthly Saturday night event! A unique dinner and movie experience in Victorian Square! Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month for Sparks' food truck rally. Eat at your favorite local food trucks, grab a popcorn, and stay for a movie at the Saint Mary's Amphitheatre in Victorian Square .
June 13: Big Hero 6
June 27: Hook
July 11: Enchanted
July 25: The Never Ending Story
Aug 15: The Lego Movie
Aug 29: Back to The Future
Sept 12: Hotel Transylvania
Sept 26: Ghostbusters
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A modern approach on the classic street-faire, 39 North Marketplace features local artisans and farmers alike. A showcase of the best in arts and crafts, produce and specialty food from the Truckee Meadows. Every Thursday night on Victorian Square, June 11 - August 20 (off 8/6 and 8/27). Hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Car show and shine for the Chrysler 300 Club Inc.
5k run and walk, along with a .5 mile fun run for the kids. Fundraiser for the families and students of Sparks Middle School. 775-353-5770| athleteinyou.com
Annual Cops & Burgers event. This fundraiser was started by Trooper Chuck Allen, now Sheriff Chuck Allen and it is to benefit the Special Olympics Northern Nevada. Come and have a great hamburgers cooked by the local law enforcement as well as, check out all the wonderful old cars at the show & shine car show. There will be fun to be had by all! We look forward to seeing you all there!
March for Babies is a fundraising event for the March of Dimes. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., walk begins at 9:00 a.m.
One, two or 3 wheels, all bikes are welcome! Bike rides on the river path and fun activities for the whole family. Decorate your bike, get a bite to eat. Have a swell time down by the river.
3rd annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta of Sparks NV. Hispanic heritage celebration at no cost to the community. Local musicians, artists, folklorico dress/dancers, ethnic cuisine and horse show. Opportunity to the local business to show their support to the Hispanic community.
The Reno Association for the Education of Young Children Walk for Children and Family Fun Day at the Sparks Marina is on May 2nd. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk kicks off at at 9:00 a.m. There will be children's activities, information booths, and entertainment following the walk.