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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.


December Events

Magic of Santa Craft Faire

Start your Christmas shopping for the holiday season at the Magic of Santa Craft Faire! $4 admission. Children 12 and under free. Bring a canned good and receive $1 off admission. All donations will support Evelyn Mount or bring a toy for Casey's Project!

Dates: December 5th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and December 6th 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Reno Livestock Events Center, 1350 N. Wells Ave. Reno

Magic of Santa Craft Faire


The Nutcracker

Dance with sugar plum fairies and take in this Christmas time classic as you enjoy "The Nutcracker" featuring teh A.V.A Ballet Theatre and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra.

Dates: December 9th - December 11th
Location: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia Street Downtown Reno

The Nutcracker


Reno Santa Crawl

Ho-Ho-Ho! The Reno Santa Pub Crawl is the largest pub crawl in the country. Join thousands of other Santas as you eat, drink, and be merry! This local charity fundraiser gives all proceeds back to the local schools, so buy a ticket and support this great cause.

Dates: December 10th 7:30 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location: Downtown Reno

Santa Crawl


Elf the Muscial

Tag along with Buddy the Elf as he goes on a wild adventure to New York City where he helps everyone remember the true meaning of Christmas. This Christmas comedy has become a classic for children and adults alike.

Dates: December 16th - December 18th
Location: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia Street Downtown Reno

Elf the Musical