Here is your official guide to some of the best events happening in and around the Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe region. The “WW” is published each month for my family, friends and real estate clients. Please reach out to me if you want to subscribe or have ideas for future publications. And thank you for your support!
~~ Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner Intero, Real Estate Reno
A ‘TACO’ DAY OUT TOUR W/ PINEAPPLE PEDICABS TUES, THURS AND SAT THROUGH MAY 2022 (EVERY 30 MIN, 4-6 pm)
4 STOPS – DOWNTOWN RENOWho has the best tacos & margaritas in Downtown Reno? You be the judge this May as you enjoy a spin around downtown in a Pineapple Pedicab and tempt your tastebuds at four fun venues! Here’s what is in store!The Eddy: 1 Taco @ La Barca and choice of Marg or Michelada Beto’s: 1 Taco, chips and salsa and choice of Marg or Michelada Estella’s: 1 Taco and choice of Marg or Modelo Cafe Whitney: 1 Taco and choice of Marg or ModeloLearn more about A ‘Taco’ Day Out Tour and other fantastic tours offered by Pineapple Pedicabs at PineapplePedicabs.com.
RAIN: TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
SUNDAY, MAY 1 (8 pm) GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATREItching to take a nostalgic stroll down memory lane? An epic celebration of Abbey Road, Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, features “The Four’s” greatest hits of their massively successful recording. All the best hits and memories of the Beatles are brought to life on the Grand Theatre stage on Sunday, May 1 for this wonderful experience. You’ll realize why the Chicago Tribune says, “The enraptured audience relives the soundtrack of its life!” This mind-blowing performance from Rain will take you back in time with the legendary foursome while delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is “the next best thing to seeing the Beatles” per the Associated Press. Learn more and purchase tickets in advance at GrandSierraResort.com … and enjoy.
RENO ACES BASEBALL vs. Round Rock Express (May 3-8, 2022)
vs. Las Vegas Aviators (May 17-22, 2022) GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 Evans Ave, Downtown RenoTake in the sights and sounds of Greater Nevada Field at a Reno Aces baseball game! Our local Triple-A West Division team takes on the Round Rock Express and the Las Vegas Aviators this month and offers exciting promotions like food and beverage specials, fun swag giveaways, discounts for military and seniors, doggy days and more. For a full schedule of the promotions for Aces’ home games, visit milb.com/reno/tickets/promotions. Purchase tickets and check out the entire schedule at MILB.Com.
REO SPEEDWAGON w/ SIR, PLEASE
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2022 (7:30 pm)
NUGGET RESORT CASINO – GRAND BALLROOMOh my! The nostalgia is overflowing this month when you take a close look at the killer lineup of classic bands and entertainers. Here’s REO Speedwagon, folks! Yes, I’m talking “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Keep On Loving You” and “Take It On The Run” Yes, it’s an ultimate classic rock and sappy-song-fest you absolutely cannot miss! Take time out to book your tickets ahead of the concert that illuminates Nugget’s Grand Ballroom by visiting NuggetCasinoResort.com.
RENO RIVER FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, MAY 7 (9 am-8 pm) & SUNDAY, MAY 8 (9 am-7 pm)
WINGFIELD PARK – DOWNTOWN RENOSummer BEGINS at Reno River Festival! Jam-packed with all of the greatest festival activities, it’s the kickoff to my personal favorite time of year here in Reno because of the abundance of fun-filled events that bring our community together. Here is Reno River Festival in a nutshell… more than 20 music artists performing on the Wingfield Park stage, the adrenaline-pumping Adventure Park, the River Roll Concert/Community Bike Ride, Reno River Festival Cornhole Championships, the Craft Beer & Seltzer Experience, Vendor Village, Street Eats, and more! AND, you’ll likely see some of the best kayak river-riding in the region too! Learn more about this hugely popular event at RenoRiverFestival.com.
FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022 (8 pm) GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRENow we’re REALLY stepping back in time! Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons are still going, AND they’re coming to RENO!! They’ll be laying it all out on the Grand Theatre stage for their loyal and loving fans, and sharing a memorable experience you may not want to miss. Are you one of those fans? You know those high-note-hitting fan-favorites from the early 60’s & 70’s that are completely unforgettable, right? “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry” and “December 1963 (Oh, What A Night).” Get your tickets to enjoy this legendary ensemble at GrandSierraResort.com.
COMEDIAN TIM DILLON
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022 (8 pm) SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPO HALLHas it been a while since you’ve had a good laugh? Boom… I just may have the solution. Comedian Tim Dillon brings his satirical and situational comedy to Reno on Friday, May 13 at the Silver Legacy Grand Expo Hall. If you haven’t seen or heard this up-and-coming standup entertainer, check him out sharing how “Millennials Don’t Have Real Jobs” by clicking through to YouTube here. Get tickets to enjoy an fun evening out with Tim Dillion at TicketMaster.com.
TRACE ADKINS: THE WAY I WANNA GO TOUR
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2022 (8 pm) SILVER LEGACY – GRANDE EXPOSITION HALLOne of country music’s biggest names, Trace Adkins, graces the Grande Expo Hall Stage on Sunday evening, May 15. The handsome country star brings with him some of my personal favorites, “You’re Gonna Miss This,” “Every Light In The House” and “Ain’t No Thinkin’ Thing.” So saddle up to your computer, visit TraceAdkins.com, and get those tickets to see him on tour now!
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
TUESDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 17-22, 2022 (TIMES VARY) PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTSCelebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new spellbinding production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage and makes its way to the Pioneer Center this month! Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, Jesus Christ Superstar pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. Learn more and purchase tickets online at PioneerCenter.com.
CHILI ON THE COMSTOCK
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 21-22, 2022 HISTORIC VIRGINIA CITY, NV
If you love a good, hearty steamy bowl of chili to warm you from the inside-out, Chili on the Comstock at historic Virginia City is a must-go event for you! It’s one of the most delicious and satisfying gatherings of the year. Chili experts compete to win your vote for the best chili and people’s choice awards. You’ll savor the ample varieties of chili dishes, all cooked up by top chefs competing for a spot in the International Chili Society World Finals. Wash your savory samples down with a refreshing coldie at Chili on the Comstock’s Craft Beer Tour. For more details, visit VisitVirginiaCityNV.com and go!
NORTHERN NEVADA CEILIDH & CELTIC CELEBRATION
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022 DOWNTOWN RENO BREWERY DISTRICT – 400 BLOCK OF E. FOURTH STREETIn lieu of the Northern Nevada Celtic Festival traditionally held at Bartley Ranch, the Celtic community invites us to a special concert in the Downtown Reno Brewery District this Saturday, May 21! Event coordinators plan to bring in food trucks around noon in the shared parking lot of Black Rabbit Mead Company, Lead Dog Brewery and Nevada Sunset Winery (400 Block of Fourth St. Reno) and let the party roll on from there. Celtic themed tents and performers related to the usual festival also plan to pop up during this event that is complimentary to the community. The concert, featuring The Blarney Band and The Fire: Scottish Band will take place later in the evening. For more info, visit RenoCeltic.org.
RIVER DISTRICT WINE WALK SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022 – AND EVERY 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH DOWNTOWN RENO RIVERWALK DISTRICTCalling all wine-lovers! Do you like to frolic about Downtown Reno with other lovers of vino while popping in and supporting local businesses? The monthly River District Wine Walk that takes place every 3rd Saturday of the month happens again on May 21, 2022! For $30 per person and between 2 and 5 pm, you’ll make your way to the local merchants serving up samples in your very own wine-walk glass. And if you purchase group tickets, the cost is discounted, so plan ahead with all your wino besties. This is a fun and quirky event tailored to keep all you social butterflies a-fluttering! Learn more about the Wine Walk and purchase tickets in advance at RenoRiver.org.
VIVA LE CIRQUE THURSDAY MAY 26 – SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2022 (MATINEE AND EVENING SHOWS AVAILABLE) GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATREWho doesn’t love watching beautiful people contort their bodies while hanging precariously during highly mesmerizing performances? “Viva Le Cirque!” is a large-scale spectacular show starring today’s most amazing cirque artists who will do just that. Featuring an international cast including former Cirque du Soleil acrobats, Viva Le Cirque! is a homage to the great world of cirque. Gymnasts, aerialists, contortionists, hand balancers, jugglers, and daredevils take us through a supernatural voyage into the mind of a lost traveler who crash-lands, of all places, inside the Grand Theatre at the Grand Sierra Resort. Enhancing the experience, Viva Le Cirque! features projection mapping and interactive lasers along with a powerful musical score to tell a captivating story. Learn more and buy tickets in advance at GrandSierraResort.com.
SMOKEY ROBINSON FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022 (8 pm) ATLANTIS RESORT CASINOWrapping up the lovable collection of old favorites coming to town in May, living legend and founder of Motown Records, Smokey Robinson, makes his way to Reno for one special performance at the Atlantis Casino Resort. Robinson and his group, The Miracles, met Berry Gordy after a failed audition for singer Jackie Wilson’s managers. Gordy was impressed with Robinson’s vocals and ambitious songwriting. With his help they released, “Got a Job.” It was the beginning of a successful collaboration and the beginnings of Motown. In 1960, The Miracles and Motown’s first million-record selling hit, “Shop Around,” was born. Between 1960 and 1970, Robinson would produce 26 top forty hits with The Miracles including several top ten hits such as “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me“, “I Second That Emotion” and the group’s only number-one pop hit, “The Tears Of A Clown“. Other notable hits include, “Ooo Baby Baby,” and “The Tracks Of My Tears.” Don’t miss the opportunity to see Smokey Robinson live. Tickets may be purchased at AtlantisCasino.com.
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022 (7:30 pm) RENO EVENTS CENTERHard-hitting rock fills the Reno Event Center on May 27 when Limp Bizkit brings rap-rock, rock-metal to get your body moving. Don’t plan to sit down in any seat when you go to THIS concert, because the energy from the music will likely inspire you to mosh. Not a mosher or are offended by explicit lyrics and foul language? Then you should probably stay home because Limp Bizkit will likely blast fan-favorites like “Take a Look Around,” “Rollin’,” “Nookie” and “Break Stuff” chock full of all of the above. Get tickets to see Limp Bizkit live at Ticket Master through LimpBizkit.com.
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