Are you working on your plans for the coming Memorial Day weekend?  Visiting Sparks or a resident here are some things to consider.

Last Friday Downtown Sparks –  Friday, May 26th.  The City of Sparks is teaming up with the Sparks Heritage Museum to bring you Last Friday, the last Friday of the month from May to September. Visit downtown Sparks, see the museum, tour the train and Glendale Schoolhouse for free. Stay late for a free movie with the kids in the Amphitheater. This month’s movie is Napoleon Dynamite.

Stars and Stripes Honor March 5K – Monday, May 29th.  A 5K walk to honor Veterans and raise funds and awareness for the Nevada Veterans Memorial Plaza.

Sparks Marina – With walking paths, trees and sandy beaches surrounding a 77-acre lake, the Sparks Marina Park located at 300 Howard Drive is a great place for an outing!

Wild Island Water Park –  Splash, bowl or drive.  Voted one of the Top 10 Water Parks in the US by Travel Channel this is a great place to spend your Memorial Day Weekend.

Scheels – Sparks’ 295,000 square foot SCHEELS retail shopping experience showcases the world’s largest selection of sports, sportswear, and footwear under one roof.  Plus an indoor Ferris wheel and indoor fish tanks.

Outlets at Legends – Shopping, dining, bowling, cocktails, movies, and more.  Outdoor water feature for kids to cool off.

If you are visiting the area and looking to make a move to Sparks, call a Dickson Realty agent to see homes for sale in the Sparks area.

Amy Shocket has been a Sparks resident for over 20 years and is a top-producing REALTOR® working out of the Dickson Realty Sparks office.