It’s the Holidays once again! And what better way to enjoy this season than by going out, unwinding and spending quality time with our dearest family and friends? Margie McIntyre gives you a guide to the different festivities our city has in store for you.

Tahoe Biltmore New Years Eve Party
Tahoe Biltmore Lodge & Casino | December 11, 2012 – January 1, 2013

Win $20.12 every 4 minutes in hot seat drawings. Free champagne toast at midnight on the casino floor. Enjoy live entertainment from Paul Covarelli and Dane Rinehart.
Contact : 775-833-6705

Red Hot Superstars
Grand Sierra Resort & Casino | December 15 – 31, 2012 | 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Grand Sierra Resort proudly presents Red Hot Superstars, a legends style tribute show featuring a live band, dancers, and impersonations of some of Hollywood’s most famous faces in the likes of Madonna, Michael Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga and Prince.
Contact: 775-789-535

Live Country Music – Whiskey Dawn
Grand Sierra Resort & Casino | December 20, 2012 – December 24, 2012 | 8:00 PM
Shine those boots every weekend for the best country music in Reno, Nevada. Grab your partner and two-step to the best live country bands. No cover charge, DJ starts at 8pm and band plays at 9pm. Contact: 775-789-2000

Reno Holiday High School and College Invitational
Silver Legacy Resort Casino | December 21 – 23, 2012
Bowling event with $500 scholarships being given out from Dec.21-23. Holiday College Team Invitational and High School Scholarship Tournament on Dec. 22. Finally, Dec. 23 brings the Optional Holiday College Singles Invitational for men and women. Visit:

Nevada Chamber Music Festival
Reno Chamber Orchestra | December 26 – 31, 2012
Renowned musicians are drawn to Reno for the privilege of performing with each other, making great music and enjoying the natural beauty of the area. Past artists include leading players from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra and Carnegie Hall. Visit:

Eldorado Hotel Casino | November 20, 2012 – January 13, 2013 | 5:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Direct from the United Kingdom and a 10 city tour of China comes the most magical and amazing new family musical you’ll have to see to believe – “Aladdin and His Lamp” on stage in the Eldorado Showroom. Visit:

Christmas at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe | December 25, 2012 | 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Continue the holiday celebration with Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe’s Christmas Buffet from 1 – 9 p.m. at the resort’s award-winning Lone Eagle Grille main dining room and lakeside ballroom. Enjoy magnificent lakeside dining, featuring live entertainment. Contact: 415-392-2232

Eldorado’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Eldorado Hotel Casino | December 31, 2012 – January 1, 2012
Boogie to the beat at our Disco party on December 31 to ring in the new year. Slip into your coolest disco threads and strut to the Eldorado New Year’s Eve Disco Extravaganza and hustle to the sounds of the band Radio live in the Eldorado Convention Center. Contact: 775-328-9264

Rockin’ the Dome at Silver Legacy
Silver Legacy Resort Casino | December 31, 2012 – January 1, 2012
Count down to 2013 at the best party in Downtown Reno! Live entertainment, dance parties and a spectacular midnight countdown and fireworks show on December 31! And start the festivities off on December 30 with country singer Gary Allan in the Grande Exposition Hall at 8pm. Visit:

New Year’s Eve at Northstar California
Northstar California Resort | December 31, 2012 | 12:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Annual Fire & Ice New Year’s Celebration – it’s fun for all ages! There will be a DJ, live music by Livin’ on a Prayer -A Bon Jovi Tribute, a spectacular Fireworks show, smores, drink specials, shopping, dining, ice skating and more! Contact: 866-466-6784

These are just a few of the many events we have in Reno this season. You can visit,, for more info.

With these great events, definitely Reno is the place to be!  Thinking of relocating or purchasing a home here? Contact Margie McIntyre at 775/250-3181 or email her at