Hot August Nights


Hot August Nights  2021

Hot August Nights (HAN) celebrates 34 years of tradition in 2021 with musical legends headlining the weeklong automobile nostalgia festival dedicated to classic cars and rock n’ roll.

Check out all of the shiny chrome, custom paint, white-wall tires, and souped-up engines at several daily show-n-shines held throughout the area, including Victorian Square in Sparks, N. Virginia Street in downtown Reno, the Grand Sierra Resort, the Atlantis, and the Peppermill.

Hot August Nights

Controlled night cruises will take place in downtown Reno on N. Virginia Street and in downtown Sparks along Victorian Avenue. The Nugget in Sparks also hosts nightly burn-outs and drag races, too! Other activities include public poker walks, swap meets, and a classic car auction!

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Attendees can get their boogie shoes on and enjoy an array of free live entertainment from Aug. 4-9, 2021 at outdoor venues throughout the Reno and Sparks area.

This year, don’t miss out on great seats! The Garage allows guests to enjoy preferred seating during Hot August Nights entertainment at the Grand Sierra Resort (GSR). This 21 area will allow you to enjoy complimentary drinks in comfort and style. Day passes range from $50 to $75 and all week passes are $300. Purchase your entrance by visiting the Hot August Nights office located at 1425 E. Greg Street in Sparks or by calling the office at 775-356-1956 x0.

Free concerts will be performed on outdoor stages located at the Grand Sierra Resort, Atlantis, Peppermill, and Silver Legacy Plaza in downtown Reno, as well as at Victorian Square in Sparks. The Nugget Outdoor Amphitheater in downtown Sparks will also feature headliner acts.

Click HERE for a full schedule of week-long events, activities, and live, on-stage outdoor concerts.

For more information on Hot August Nights and planning your trip to Reno and Sparks, please call the Reno-Tahoe Visitors Center at (775) 827-7600 or click Visit Reno-Tahoe.


August 4 - 9, 2021
6:00am - 11:00pm daily

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