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The holiday season means that there are many December things to do in Reno and Sparks. From special events to performances to festivals, there’s no shortage of December events in Reno/Sparks. Keep reading to find out our top picks of December things to do to in Reno and Sparks this year.

December things to do in Reno

Bunny Yoga Class

  • When: Wednesday, Dec. 4–Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019
  • Where: Nevada Humane Society, 2825 Longley Lane Ste B, Reno
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This donation-based yoga class is perfect for those who are interested in doing yoga while being surrounded by bunny friends. Bring your mat, and optionally bring some rabbit treats! A donation is encouraged for all who want to attend. RSVP to to ensure

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The holiday season is typically when many people start to think about how they can help those in need and volunteer in Reno, Sparks and northern Nevada. Whether you’re looking for a place to volunteer in Reno, donate items, or support a local cause in Sparks, we’ve got you covered.

Volunteer In Reno: Nevada Museum of Art

If supporting the arts is important to you, the Nevada Museum of Art may be the ideal place for you to volunteer in Reno. From staffing their gift shop and public programs to providing art installation support and administrative assistance, there’s plenty of work to be done. The Nevada Museum of Art also has a docent program, where trained volunteers can host guided tours of the Museum’s exhibits or help facilitate hands-on

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One of the best things about living in Reno-Sparks is the easy access to winter sports. Whether you love to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, or make snow angels with the kids, you're less than an hour away from some of the best ski resorts in the country.

Am I biased? Sure am. 

Who's ready to hit the slopes!? 




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As the weather gets colder and the leaves change colors, it’s time to get ready for November events in Reno/Sparks. From film showings to art exhibits to fun runs to tree lightings, there are so many November things to do to in Reno and Sparks.


November Events in Reno/Sparks: Warren Miller’s “Timeless” – Reno Premiere


November Events in Reno/Sparks: Fall Home & Lifestyle Show

  • When: Friday, Nov. 1–Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019
  • Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S. Virginia St., Reno
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At the Fall Home & Lifestyle Show, you’ll find local businesses to help with home improvements, furnishings, landscaping, hardscaping, energy efficiency, interior design, and more. Attendees can see

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Have you made plans for Halloween in Reno-Sparks yet? Whether you're taking the kids out trick or treating or planning to enjoy a more mature crowd, it's not too late to create the perfect costume and have a great time. 

Slaughter House at Greater Nevada Field- Through November 2

2nd Annual Safe Trick or Treat at Red Hawk Golf and Resort- October 25 from 5:00-9:00

Reno Zombie Crawl- October 26 from 8:00 pm-4:00 am

The Discovery's 9th Annual Trick or Treat- October 26 from 3:00-8:00

Reno Blues Society Monster Mash- October 26 from 6:00-11:00

Reno Christian Fellowship Trunk or Treat- October 27 from 3:30-5:30

First Congressional Church Trunk or Treat- October 27 from 3:00-4:00

Harvest Days Trick or Treating- October 30 from

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October is Fire Prevention Month and is celebrated throughout the country with fire prevention education at schools and offices, safety tips, and sharing of resources to help keep people safe in case of a fire. 

This year, National Fire Protection Association's theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape." Everyone can practice small things to prevent fires and how to escape a fire. 


Experts say that you may have as little as two minutes to safely evacuate a burning home from the time a smoke alarm sounds and having an escape plan is a must.

  • Make sure everyone in your home is familiar and comfortable with the fire escape plan.
  • Go over the exits from each room.
  • Make sure all
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Did you know that Nevada is home to more ghost towns than actual populated towns? With more than 600 ghost towns scattered through the Silver State, there are many places where you can explore the vestiges of history. Here are four ghost towns that are less than a day’s drive from Reno:

Photographer: Sydney Martinez/Travel Nevada

Ghost Towns: Berlin Ghost Town

Preserved by the state of Nevada, Berlin gives visitors a peek into what it was like to live in a turn-of-the-20th-century mining camp. A self-guided tour features signs with information about the dozen remaining buildings as well as Berlin’s history. Visitors can see a 30-stamp mill where ore was processed and an assay office where the quality of the ore was determined. Inside the wooden

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Fall is in the air, and it’s time for a whole month of spectacular, spooky and special October events in Reno/Sparks. From music festivals to safe trick or treats to fundraisers, there are so many October things to do to in Reno and Sparks. Keep reading to find out our top picks!

October Events in Reno/Sparks: Off Beat Music Festival

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 3–Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
  • Where: Midtown Reno
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Hear more than 100 performances at the 5th annual Off Beat Music Festival, a “music festival crawl of sorts.” See some of the best homegrown musicians, regional bands and nationally-recognized artists. Discover new music at unique and intimate locations around the core of Midtown Reno.

October Events in

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The Reno Air Races: STIHL National Championship Air Races will bring hundreds of aircraft, their pilots and crews to the high desert north of Reno from Sept. 11–15, 2019.

The annual event is an institution for Northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts worldwide. With six racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civilian flight demonstrations, there is an experience for everyone at the Reno Air Races.

Reno Air Races Performance Lineup

Photo Courtesy Reno Air Races: STIHL National Championship Air Races / Jeff Loewe

The core of the event is the six racing classes competing head-to-head at speeds exceeding 500 mph. The performance lineup includes:

STOL Drag Racing Demonstration
STOL stands for short take-off

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Waking up before dawn to see The Great Reno Balloon Race is one of the most Reno experiences you can have. Yes, it’s early. But, it’s totally worth it to see the sky come alive with dozens of colorful and bright balloons.

If you recently moved to Reno, or if you haven’t experienced this event yet, you may have many questions about The Great Reno Balloon Race. Luckily, we’ve got the answers you need to have a great time.

What is The Great Reno Balloon Race?

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event held right in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. The event began in 1982 as a way to keep visitors in town the weekend between the State Fair and the Reno Air Races. Over the past 38 years, it’s won many awards,

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