Lake Tahoe Art & Culture
Welcome to Truckee Thursdays! For eleven Thursdays each summer, we transform Historic Downtown Truckee into an exciting street fair featuring local and regional artisans, food trucks, a beer garden and everyone's favorite, live music.
The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about. From its humble beginnings in 1982 with just 20 balloons, The Great Reno Balloon Race has taken flight with up to 100 balloons each year
For the 38th year, the Eldorado is bringing the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to the heart of Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. Held each year during Columbus Day weekend, the festival is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions and includes live entertainment, a sauce cooking contest and of course, pasta – lots of pasta.