About The Area


Reno, NV is famously known as “The Biggest Little City” and the area has continued to see growth. New construction is all around and an important topic. Companies like Google, Tesla, Apple, and Switch have all moved into the area and contributed to the rising economic growth. Reno, NV recently ranked #1 out of the top 30 mid-size cities in the United States for job growth by Area Development Magazine. In June 2015, the median sold price for a single-family home in Reno, NV was $280,000, as of August-2017, that number had grown to $349,500. Reno is just a 1-hour drive to the beautiful town of South Lake Tahoe; famous for its lake, ski slopes, and outdoor activities. The Reno-Lake Tahoe area is known for its year-round festivals and events.


Sparks, NV is located east of Reno and has also experienced a tremendous amount of healthy growth over the years. What was once the outskirts of Reno is a busy area of town with thousands of homes and all kinds of new construction. Pyramid lake is about 35 miles north of Sparks, and the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Zone is only 19 miles away, making this area a great choice to live for those working at Tesla, Google, or any of the other companies in the area.
Local Events


The Reno River Festival is often considered the kick-off to the special-events season. Enjoy an action-packed weekend with food, drinks and fun activities. Over 100 vendors show up to this event, including craftsman vendors. The Reno River Roll features a 7-mile bicycle course that begins on the Virginia Street Bridge and ends in the heart of the festival. You’ll also find live music, Yoga in the Park, fly fishing, beer crafting, and more. Look out for the Reno River Festival every May.More Info »


The Reno Rodeo is a 10-day event which brings in over 140,000 fans every June. It takes place at the Reno Livestock Events Center and is made up of bull riding, team roping, live music, great food, and more. The Reno Rodeo has all kinds of fun stuff for the kids, including the Reno Rodeo Parade and the Kids Rodeo. The outdoor arena features live music from upcoming country music stars and every year a new Miss Reno Rodeo is selected.More Info »


Officially known as The National Championship Air Races, Reno Air Races is a multi-day event tailored to the aviation community. This event begun in 1964 and is one of the last few venues left in the country. High-performance aircrafts race through closed ovoid courses, which range between 3 to 8 miles per lap. This event takes place every September and includes 2.5 days of qualifying, followed by 4.5 days of multi-aircraft heat racing, and finishes off with the Unlimited Class Gold Race on Sunday afternoon.More Info »


Every August, Reno pays tribute to the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and early 80’s with Hot August Nights. This event boasts the largest nostalgic car show in the world, where you can enjoy live music, great food, and witness more than 5,000 vehicles from this golden era that are showcased with activities all over Reno, Sparks, and Virginia City. This event is a must-attend for car enthusiasts, but provides fun and entertainment for everyone in the family.More Info »


The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world. This 3-day event takes place in September at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. More than 125,000 people watch the Reno Balloon Races from below. Crowds show up before the sun peaks over the mountains to see the daily Glow Show illuminating the park. The Reno Balloon Races has all kinds of fun activities, great food, and live music.More Info »


End of September marks the beginning of the yearly Street Vibrations Motorcycle Festival. This is the 4th largest motorcycle rally in the country and brings in more than 50,000 motorcycle enthusiasts. The event lasts 4 days and features over 250 vendors and 7 outdoor stages for live music and entertainment. Street Vibrations offers poker runs, stunt & bike shows, the annual Miss Street Vibrations competition, and more.More Info »


Celebrate this August/September with the annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off. This competition brings in BBQ competitors from across the nation, so you’ll get the chance to try out every kind of rib and BBQ style you can imagine. Competitors serve more than 240,000 lbs. of ribs! The event features over 100 booths, live music, and a Kids Area with rides and activities.More Info »


Food Truck Fridays kicks off every May and continues through the end of September. Come hungry every Friday to Reno’s Idlewild Park where you’ll find over 35 trucks serving delicious food, gourmet desserts, craft beer, and cocktails. Visitors of all ages can enjoy live entertainment while eating gourmet dishes from a rotating selection of food trucks parked on the Plaza de Panama and El Prado walkway from 4:00 to 8:30 pm.More Info »


The Greater Nevada Field, formally known as the Aces Ballpark, is located in Downtown Reno and is home to the Reno Aces. The season runs from April to August and provides a fun and affordable way for baseball fans to catch a game. The stadium was built in 2009 and holds over 9,000 fans. With over 60 home games, catching a live baseball game is no problem.More Info »


Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is home to nearly 20,000 college students. The campus is located in Downtown Reno and features 16 clinical departments, five nationally-recognized basic science departments and the School of Journalism. The Nevada Wolf Pack are the athletic teams that represent the University of Nevada, Reno and catching a game is always fun!More Info »


The Reno Art Festival, formerly known as Art Blast, features 2 and 3-dimensional fine art. Held on Virginia St, the Reno Art Festival includes acrylics, oils, watercolors, photography, ceramic glass and more. Artists gather to discuss their work and even have some available for sale. The Children’s Creative Zone features hula hoops, balloons, bubbles, face painting, puppets, and interactive art projects. Stop by this 1-day event and enjoy live entertainment, art, and great food.More Info »