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Seasonal Events in Reno

Reno is home to a wide variety of unique and exiting events all year round! When you stay with us you'll easily find new things to try with other travelers from all over the world as they explore the exciting and vibrant annual events in Reno. No matter what time of the year it is there's plenty of fun new adventures to have. Keep an eye on our list of events below for some of our favorite activities of the season.

Let It Be

Calling all Beatles fans! Catch the tribute to their music and history during this Annerin Productions show. Grab your tickets and enjoy the celebration.

Date: March 30, 2017
Location: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St Reno

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Take in gorgeous views while listening to bluegrass and acoustic roots tunes at WinterWinderGrass. Sip on California craft beers, wines, and spirits and munch on delicious food. This Winter Wonderland event is family-friendly with a special kid’s zone.

Dates: March 30, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Location: Squaw Valley

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Reno Jazz Festival

Enjoy soothing nights filled with jazz music and more fun at this year’s Reno Jazz Festival. Catch Don Byron and The Collective performing on the opening night, Thursday, April 27, at the Nightingale Concert Hall. The Bad Plus Joshua Redmond will be unveiling their inventive music the following night in Lawlor Events Center. This three-night event will then wrap-up with the Festival Showcase and Awards Ceremony to honor the winners of the RJF All-Star Performers competition and showcase encore performances.

Dates: April 27 - 30, 2017
Location: University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N Virginia St, Reno

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The Illusionists

Witness the phenomenal magic show featuring seven of the best Illusionists at Pioneer Center. THE ILLUSIONISTS™ – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ has been touring around the world and is coming to Reno for three nights!

Dates: April 28 - 30, 2017
Location: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St Reno

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Downtown River Run

Grab your sneakers and hit the ground running in this year’s Downtown River Run! This series includes a full marathon, half marathon, 10K run, 5K run, Junior 1-mile, and Marathon 26.2 Relay. Prep for your race in our on-site fitness center or relax by our hot tub (open seasonally).

Dates: April 30, 2017
Location: Reno Arch in Downtown Reno

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Reno Sculpture Fest

Stop by the Reno Sculpture Fest and enjoy everything from interactive artwork to music performances! This three-day event also features Downtown Reno’s largest Art Walk, sculpture, street performers, activities, and food from nearby vendors and food trucks.

Dates: May 12 - May 14, 2017
Location: ReTrac Plaza, Downtown Reno

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Reno River Festival

Experience an action-packed weekend filled with the Reno Tahoe USA Adventure Park, Craft Beer Village, Summer Wine Village, Pub N Grub Village, Smugglers Village, and Private Cabana. There is an activity for everyone at the Reno River Festival. Enjoy shopping, kayaking, eating, drinking, listening to live music, practicing yoga, ziplining, and the list goes on!

Dates: May 13 - May 14, 2017
Location: Wingfield Park, Downtown Reno

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Explore more upcoming events in Reno and Tahoe by checking out our friends at Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority's virtual 2017 brochure.