Many people live for the summer festivals in Reno-Sparks or the winter sports up the mountain. But locals know that fall has its own set of events that you don't want to miss.
Reno Great Balloon Race- September 8-10 at Rancho San Rafael Park. From Dawn Patrol to shopping, you can't miss the biggest hot air ballooning event in the world!
National Championship Air Races- September 13-17 at the Reno-Stead Airport. Air races, civilian and military entertainment and displays.
Swan Lake by A.V.A Ballet Theater- September 23-24 at Pioneer Center for Performing Arts.
Reno Celtic Celebration- October 7-8 at Bartley Ranch Regional Park. Community event celebrating the Celtic culture.
El Dorado Great Italian Festival- October 7-8 in Downtown Reno. Free celebration of Italian culture, traditions and food.
World Championship Outhouse Races- October 7-8 in Virginia City. Outhouse races and a parade on the historic main street in Virginia City.
Reno Mural Expo- October 13-15 in Downtown Reno, presented by Art Spot Reno. 28 artists will be creating murals throughout Downtown Reno.
Reno Zombie Crawl- October 21 in Downtown Reno. More than 20,000 people converge on downtown Reno to participate in this themed beer crawl.
Nevada Day Parade- October 31. A state-wide celebration of Nevada's statehood highlighted in a parade.