City Of Sparks

Special Events

Sep 20 2014

Enjoy all things Beer at this inaugural event. More details to come.

Location: 
Victorian Plaza
Oct 26 2014

Downtown Sparks will be celebrating all things pumpkin Sunday, October 26, when the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living kicks off PumpkinPalooza 2014.

In 2013, more than 5,000 people attended the inaugural event and this year appears poised to grow exponentially. And it’s all benefiting the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living. For more information, visit www.pumpkinpalooza.org.

Location: 
Victorian Plaza
Aug 27 2014 - Sep 1 2014

Enjoy all things ribs! Details:  www.janugget.com.

Location: 
Victorian Square
Jul 29 2014 - Aug 2 2014

Celebrating 28 years of American-made classics with all the cars and music from the 50's, 60's and early 70's. Details:  www.hotaugustnights.net.

Location: 
Victorian Square
Jul 4 2014

JA Nugget is proud to host the 15th annual Star Spangled Sparks fireworks show and 4th of July celebration! The Nugget's 2014 fireworks show in Sparks will be the biggest fireworks show in the Northern Nevada area, and we invite everyone to come down on Friday, July 4th to celebrate.

For safety reasons, please leave pets, barbecues and glass containers at home.

Park and Ride Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttles will provide round-trip transportation from Legends to the RTC Centennial Plaza at Victorian Square during the event. Shuttles will pick up guests in the large dirt lot between Fuddruckers and Popeye's starting at 4 p.m. Shuttles will run continuously throughout the event until after the fireworks show. 

Parking

Parking at the event is limited and attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle service. The City of Sparks' public parking structures will be open and free for this event. The entire Nugget Parking Structure will be reserved for 18K and 24K Nugget Advantage Rewards player's club members and Nugget hotel guests only.

Kids' Area

Children will delight in the face painters, clowns and magicians roaming the square, as well as an array of rides and activities. The Kids' Area will be located on Victorian Plaza, adjacent to Century Theatres, and will include games, a super slide and mechanical rides. Ride tickets will be available for purchase just outside the Kids' Area.

KKOH Simulcast

The fireworks show will be broadcast live with music over KKOH News Talk 780. Tune in to hear music corresponding with the fireworks.

Entertainment

Live music from the main stage (located toward the West End of Victorian Avenue) will keep the crowd dancing into the evening. West Bay Rhythm will be providing live entertainment from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  Emily Hammer will be singing the National Anthem prior to the start of the fireworks show.

Food and Drink Vendors

Multiple food and drink vendors will be set up providing tasty and delicious snacks and refreshing drinks from 2:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. for everyone to enjoy. Also, the restaurants inside the Nugget will be extending their hours for some late night dinner after the show.

Night-of-the-Event Potential Wind Delays

For updates on any potential wind delays on the evening of the event, please tune into KKOH News Talk 780. Updates will also be posted on Nugget's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/janugget, and tweeted from the Nugget's Twitter handle, @janugget.

Social Media

Join the conversation online by using the hashtag #StarSpangledSparks.

Free Bull Rides with Military ID

As a special thank you to those who are currently serving, or who have served our country, the Nugget will be offering free mechanical bull rides at the newly-opened Gilley's Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que to anyone with a valid military ID.

Sponsors

The fireworks show is provided free-of-charge for the public thanks to the generous support of the 2014 sponsors, including the Nugget, Union Pacific Railroad, Rail City Casino, Wells Fargo, the City of Sparks, Western Village, Morrey Distributing, Model Dairy, Coca Cola, Wells Fargo Insurance, Clear Channel Outdoor, Tholl Fence, News Talk 780 KOH, John Hancock, Edward Jones Investments, Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers, KOLO 8 News Now, Baldini's Casino, Bonanza Produce, CDS Group Health, Granite Construction, Lockwood-Moore Inc., NV Energy, Otis Elevator, Saint Mary's Health Plans, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Sierra Gold, Sierra Meat, Waste Management, Southern Wine & Spirits and Sierra Electronics. 

Location: 
Victorian Square
Jun 27 2014 - Jun 29 2014

The Pro Watercross National Tour features a contingent of up-and-coming men and women in the highly explosive and exciting sport of personal watercraft racing otherwise known as "watercross". The US Open of Watercross is the fourth stop on the Pro Watercross Tour. In addition to the closed course racing UWP has secured the right to set a new Guinness World Record for the "most consecutive backflips on a PWC" at Sparks Marina on June 29. Details:  www.uwpinc.com.

Location: 
Sparks Marina, 300 Howard Drive
Jun 14 2014

This first annual event, benefitting the SPCA, is an animal extravaganza and parade featuring family fun, many adoptable animals, contests, entertainment, pet products and more. Details:  www.pawsontheplaza.org.

Location: 
Victorian Plaza
Oct 25 2014

Head to downtown Sparks every other Saturday beginning June 14 for unique and changing food options offered by area food trucks. There will also be movies in the Saint Mary's Amphitheater, crafts and kid activities. The event concludes on October 25. Details: Mellowyellowfood.com. 

Location: 
Victorian Square
Oct 11 2014

Head to downtown Sparks every other Saturday beginning June 14 for unique and changing food options offered by area food trucks. There will also be movies in the Saint Mary's Amphitheater, crafts and kid activities. The event concludes on October 25. Details: Mellowyellowfood.com. 

Location: 
Victorian Square
Sep 27 2014

Head to downtown Sparks every other Saturday beginning June 14 for unique and changing food options offered by area food trucks. There will also be movies in the Saint Mary's Amphitheater, crafts and kid activities. The event concludes on October 25. Details: Mellowyellowfood.com. 

Location: 
Victorian Square

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