Quality Inn Near Reno-Sparks Convention Center
1885 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 329-1001
Fax: (775) 324-5402
After a hectic day of shopping at the Park Lane Mall, how about a movie? You will be able to relax and watch your favorite first-run movie in comfort. This is a state-of-the-art multiplex theater and offers climate-controlled auditoriums. The stadium seating has high-back chairs for comfort, movable armrests and love seats. All the movies are shown on wall-to-wall screens with digital sound formats. The theater offers both a traditional full and self-service concession stand with all of your favorites. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
Reno-Tahoe Blues Festival is one of the most awaited music fests in Reno. With an aim to bring together some of the best blues music to the world, this fest features some renowned artists and singers in the industry. Gladys Knight, The Whispers, Betty Wright and Ernie Johnson are some of the noteworthy artists that will woo audiences with their original style and music. Apart from bringing together an aesthetic and culturally rich fest for audiences, the organization Reno-Tahoe Blues Fest also works towards providing exceptional music education programs to the younger generation of artists in Reno. Provisions for quality equipments and scholarships to various schools and colleges are also made by this organization.
Holland is a voluntary organization that is founded by artists, teachers, local community and youngsters who aim to provide a platform to artists. It offers ample opportunities to new talent and arranges for their training as well. Entertaining events, workshops, seminars and other group sessions are regularly held here. The efforts and endeavors of Holland have resulted in emergence of fresh and young artists from various genres of art. For more details, call ahead or check website.
Gear up to face some of the best local as well as national bands at Fort Ryland in Reno. This basement music venue doesn't have a stage and the bands perform surrounded by the audience. An intimacy which no other venues could provide. In the past, bands like Seahaven and Mixtapes have performed here. So you known what to expect the next time you plan to attend a show at Fort Ryland.
At this new and modern theater, you will be able to sit back and relax in comfort as you watch your favorite first-run movie. Each of the twelve auditoriums is individually climate-controlled. The seats are comfortable with high backs and armrests that move. The seats also can convert to love seats if you so desire. The movies are shown on a wall-to-wall screen with all-digital sound formats. Don't forget to visit the full-service concession stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
Located in the heart of downtown Reno, this theater is housed in the old Masonic Building at the corner of First and Virginia Streets. The non-profit theater began in 1992 producing educational fare for children. A few years later it developed contemporary and classic productions for adult audiences. The theater is a great place to catch plays like Waiting For Godot, Under Milkwood and Cabaret. Downstairs is Sub-Bruka, which features multi-media projects, avante garde theatre and other original works. Also, Renaissance projects such as Shakespeare, original plays and educational workshops are featured.
The whole city gets into the act during the entire month of July every year for this outstanding festival. More than 200 events take place at various locations citywide, including films, ballet, art workshops, poetry readings, and music. This event has been nationally acclaimed as one of the best summer arts festivals in the country. Most events are free. Bring money for food and drink. Some vendors may take credit cards.
Reno has its very own Knitting Factory - a trendy music and entertainment venue that is in four other locations in the country. It's one of the city's best music venues; a diverse range of artists come here, from top names to cover bands. It's also the place for special occasion party nights - Halloween is particularly notable - and local music is also championed. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
At the Aces Ballpark, you will find this entertainment complex, which houses Duffy's Ale House, Arroyo Mexican Grill, 250 Lounge and Bugsy's Sports Bar and Grill. Predictably, things get very busy on game days but the Freight House is a popular nightspot no matter what night of the week it is. There is a stream of live music acts and parties to keep locals and visitors entertained; check the website for details of upcoming events.
The Reno Aces take the field at this ballpark. This AAA team keeps "The Biggest Little City in the World" cheering in the stands at this downtown field.
Nestled in the entertainment hub of Comm Row, Cargo is an unique space. The evening transforms in Cargo into a trendy entertainment venue. The 'out of the box' events and regular theme nights, parties and DJ sessions hosted here are well-attended. Its innovative approach to events and parties makes this nightspot a popular hangout for the young party revelers. For additional details, simply call ahead.
This theater has been in operation since 1935, making it the oldest one in Reno. After years at a downtown location, the theater is currently housed in the Reno Elks Lodge building. The season starts in late August with six plays slated for production. Plays start at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. Check the website for the latest ticket prices and upcoming shows and events.