Are you looking for the perfect way to enjoy the summer weather at some fun Sparks and Reno events in June? You’re in luck! There is no shortage of things to do in Northern Nevada this June!

There’s something for everyone, from food truck events to Reno Aces baseball games. Art classes and the Sierra Arts Festival are a great way to get creative, and the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure is a fun way to stay active. Farmers markets are a great place to find fresh produce, and the BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival is a great way to relax and enjoy some great food and music. “Cats” is a must-see for musical theatre lovers, and the Reno Rodeo is a great way to experience some of Reno’s Western culture. Be sure to check out one of Reno’s car shows or art walks for some summer fun!

From Food Festivals To Carnivals, Here Are Our Top Sparks and Reno Events In June

Reno Aces Baseball - Reno Events In June 2022Reno Aces Baseball

  • When: Wednesday, June 1, 2022–Sunday, June 5, 2022, Tuesday, June 14, 2022–Sunday, June 19, 2022, and Tuesday, June 28, 2022–Thursday, June 30, 2022
  • Where: Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Ave., Reno
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The Reno Aces are back in action this June, and there are plenty of home games to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a fun afternoon outing or a night game, the Reno Aces have you covered. Catch them in action as they take on Triple-A teams from around the country and make a run for the Triple-A National Championship.

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2022–Sunday, June 5, 2022: vs. Tacoma Rainiers
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022–Sunday, June 19, 2022: vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022–Thursday, June 30, 2022: vs. Sacramento River Cats

Feed The Camel

  • When: 5-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2022
  • Where: McKinley Arts and Culture, 925 Riverside Drive, Reno
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Local food trucks convene under the Keystone Bridge, serving culinary specialties and local beer. Held at the McKinley Arts and Culture Center in the Riverwalk District, next to the beautiful Truckee River, it’s an easy walk from downtown Reno.

Reno Food & Drink Week

  • When: Wednesday, June 1, 2022–Wednesday, June 8, 2022
  • Where: Various venues throughout Reno
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Reno Food & Drink Week is a community event designed to support the local food and drink establishments. This event has been created to support and celebrate the food and drink community and encourage locals and visitors to try new places.

E.L. Cord Museum School Classes

  • When: Various dates in June
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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E.L. Cord Museum School Classes at the Nevada Museum of Art provide a creative outlet for your artistic spirit! Whether you’re into oil painting, photography, design, book arts, or other art forms, you’ll find something to engage your creativity. There’s something for everyone with classes like life drawing, sewing, introduction to glass art, outdoor drawing and painting, clay for beginners, and watercolor foundations! And with Sensory Play in Paint for Babies, you can even get your little ones involved in the fun! So come on down to the E.L. Cord Museum School and express your inner artist today!

Nevada State Fair

  • When: Thursday, June 2, 2022–Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Where: Mills Park, 1111 E William Street, Carson City
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The Nevada State Fair returns to Carson City and promises four days of excitement. This year’s event will feature an Indian Taco Stand and classic funnel cakes with your choice of toppings. In addition to these delicious food options, there will also be a wide variety of carnival rides, cultural performances, and live music.

Picasso & Wine Classes

  • When: Thursday, June 2, 2022, and Saturday, June 4, 2022
  • Where: Picasso & Wine Midtown, 148 Vassar St., Reno
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Spend an evening painting at this unique event. Guests will have the opportunity to channel their inner Picasso as they create their own masterpieces under the guidance of a professional artist.

  • Thursday, June 2, 2022: Serene Sunset
  • Saturday, June 4, 2022: Paris Nights

Spend An Evening With Wink Martindale

  • When: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022
  • Where: National Automobile Association, 10 S. Lake St, Reno
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Perhaps best known as the longtime host of television’s “Tic-Tac-Dough,” Wink Martindale is celebrating a 70-year career odyssey as one of radio’s best disc jockeys, a radio personality, game show host, and television producer. The event includes a meet and greet, book signing, and stories and unseen images from Wink’s archive.

The Great Victorian Artisans Fair - Reno Events In June 2022The Great Victorian Artisans Fair

  • When: Friday, June 3, 2022–Saturday, June 4, 2022
  • Where: Victorian Square, Victorian Avenue, Sparks
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The Great Victorian Artisans Fair is the perfect place to find a unique, one-of-a-kind item and meet the artisan who created it. The fair features a hand-selected variety of arts and crafts. Relax to the sounds of live music and enjoy everything our local artisans offer.

Food Truck Friday: Reno Street Food

  • When: 4-9 p.m. Fridays, June 3, 10, 17, 24, 2022
  • Where: Idlewild Park, 2055 Idlewild Drive, Reno
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Reno’s Food Truck Friday Reno Street Food is the perfect way to start your weekend! With more than 35 gourmet food, dessert, and local craft beer, wine, and spirits vendors, there’s something for everyone.

Programs On The Porch

  • When: Fridays, June 3, 10, 17, 2022
  • Where: Bowers Mansion Regional Park, 4005 Bowers Mansion Road, New Washoe City
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Summer evenings were made for outdoor concerts, and Northern Nevada has no shortage of great options to choose from. During the Programs on the Porch series, local musicians take to the porch of the historic Bowers Mansion to serenade concert-goers. Bring a blanket or chair and settle in for an evening of great music under the stars.

  • Friday, June 3, 2022: Sierra Sweethearts
  • Friday, June 10, 2022: Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band
  • Friday, June 17, 2022: Sierra Alphorn Players

Street Vibrations Spring Rally

  • When: Friday, June 3, 2022–Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Where: Downtown Reno
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Street Vibrations Spring Rally condenses the excitement of Street Vibrations into one weekend at Reno’s Neon Line District next to the Sands Regency Casino Hotel. It’s the 12th annual event and will include live entertainment, Good Vibrations Slow Bike Races, poker runs, more than 80 vendors, and more.

Reno Phil Disney In Concert - Reno Events In June 2022Reno Phil’s Disney In Concert

  • When: Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St.,
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The Reno Phil is proud to present “Disney’s Magical Music from the Movies,” featuring four Broadway-caliber vocalists and clips from iconic Disney movies, including “Frozen,” “Beauty & the Beast,” “The Lion King,” and more. This full-length concert features some of the best-known music in cinematic history performed in a new way.

Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure

  • When: Saturday, June 4, 2022
  • Where: Wingfield Park, 2 S. Arlington Ave., Reno
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The Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure (RTO) is a relay from Reno to Lake Tahoe and back to Reno, making a 178-mile loop around the Reno-Tahoe region. The relay starts at Wingfield Park along the Truckee River in downtown Reno, passes through Truckee, Tahoe City, South Lake Tahoe, Genoa, Carson City, and Virginia City before returning to Reno and finishing at Idlewild Park.

Riverside Farmers Market

  • When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022
  • Where: McKinley Arts Center, 925 Riverside Drive, Reno
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From micro-farms and home-based bakers to established small businesses in the Truckee Meadows region, the Riverside Farmers Market features a comprehensive lineup of offerings all year. But in June, the market comes alive with the freshest fruits and vegetables of the season. It’s the perfect place to stock up on summer staples like tomatoes, cucumbers, and berries. And with live music and food trucks on-site, it’s also a great place to enjoy a sunny Saturday afternoon.

First Thursday With Musical Guest Mike Clark

  • When: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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First Thursday returns loud and proud with live music presented in partnership with Loud As Folk, a regional singer-songwriter showcase featuring musical guests Mike Clark and Rachael McElhiney and host Spike McGuire. Meet up with friends for this long-standing monthly tradition of live music, beer, and plenty of fun.

Mark Wellmans Adventure Day At The Sparks Marina Park-1 copy - Reno Events In June 2022Mark Wellman’s Adventure Day At The Sparks Marina Park

  • When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Where: Sparks Marina, 300 Howard Drive, Sparks
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The City of Sparks Parks and Recreation Department invites all people with disabilities to Mark Wellman’s Adventure Day at the Sparks Marina Park. There will be kayaking, an adapted rock climbing wall, and handcycles available for people who have disabilities.

Watercolor Portraiture With James Gayles

  • When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 and Wednesday, June 8, 2022
  • Where: Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St., Suite 120, Reno
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Participants will learn to render the human head in watercolor in this two-day workshop with artist James Gayles. They will learn anatomy, the proportions of features, how to do shadows and highlights, and how to portray emotions.

Lecture Series: “Mercury On The Comstock”

  • When: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022
  • Where: Piper’s Opera House, 12 N. B St., Virginia City
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Mercury has been used for centuries in various applications, from mining to manufacturing to dental fillings. But its use has also come with severe side effects, including mercury poisoning and contamination of water supplies. This lecture series will explore the history of mercury use, both on the Comstock Lode and worldwide.

Quilt Show Reno - Reno Events In June 2022Quilt Show Reno

  • When: Thursday, June 9, 2022–Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Quilt Show Reno is the perfect place to explore your love of quilting! With a large vendor mall, workshops, lectures, make-it-take-it projects, free stage venues, demonstrations, and presentations, it’s the perfect opportunity to learn new techniques, find inspiration, and meet other quilters from around the world.

Lava and Volcanoes Painting Class

  • When: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9 and 23, 2022
  • Where: Lake Mansion, 250 Court St., Reno
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Lava and volcanoes have always been a source of fascination. The bright orange lava, the billowing smoke, and the molten rock all make for a dramatic scene. Learn how to paint your own lava-filled masterpiece with one-on-one guidance from a professional artist during this class.

BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival

  • When: Friday, June 10, 2022–Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Where: Downtown Reno along Virginia Street
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Kick off summer in downtown Reno at the BBQ, Brews, and Blues Festival. Sip on brews from over 50 microbreweries and enjoy free live entertainment from today’s hottest rock and blues musicians.

Lessons From Picasso’s Ceramics

  • When: Noon-1 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2022
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Dr. Brett M. Van Hoesen, Associate Professor and Area Head of Art History at the University of Nevada, Reno, explores three key lessons in conjunction with Picasso’s ceramics: the importance of playfulness, the necessity for experimentation, and the culture of collaboration.

Musica Sierra Presents Fire & Grace & Ash

  • When: 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2022
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno
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Musica Sierra presents Fire & Grace & Ash with special guest Kara Dugan. Fire & Grace & Ash is a dynamic trio of ace mandolin player and composer Ashley Broder, acclaimed violinist Edwin Huizinga, and Grammy award-winning guitarist William Coulter. This composition will explore the musical feel of folk Americana, particularly that of Northern California. The rest of the program will feature a blending of Bach and American fiddle tunes from the trio’s recent album Partita Americana.

Native Gardens - Reno Events In June 2022“Native Gardens”

  • When: Various showtimes Friday, June 10, 2022–Sunday, June 26, 2022
  • Where: Reno Little Theater, 147 E. Pueblo St., Reno
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Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, realize the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement.

Paula Poundstone

  • When: 8 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2022
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno
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Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit. She can be heard weekly as the host of the comedy podcast “Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone.”


  • When: Various showtimes Tuesday, June 14, 2022–Sunday, June 19, 2022
  • Where: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., Reno
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“CATS,” the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the story of one magical night when a tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The show has been enjoyed by millions of people worldwide, and it continues to be one of the most popular musicals of all time.

Reno Rodeo

  • When: Thursday, June 16, 2022–Saturday, June 25, 2022
  • Where: Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, 1350 N. Wells Ave., Reno
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Reno Rodeo is celebrating 103 years of wild west family fun! Reno Rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned sporting event and is a non-profit organization made up of more than 900 volunteers. Each year, the Reno Rodeo welcomes more than 200,000 visitors to Reno, Nevada, for 10 days of rodeo action, live music, and down-home cooking. Reno Rodeo is one of the largest outdoor rodeos in the nation and features world-class cowboys and cowgirls from all over the world.

Sparks Art Walk

  • When: Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2022
  • Where: The Depot Gallery, 831 Victorian Ave., Sparks
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Sparks Art Walk celebrates national poetry month with a spoken word walk. Spoken Views Collective and Sierra Arts host live readings from 5-7 p.m. in Victorian Square, downtown Sparks. Docent-led art tours will be at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. An artists’ reception will run from 5-7 p.m. in the Depot. See details at Pick up a map with a schedule at the Depot Gallery or Engine 8 Winery.

Ark At Dark

  • When: 7-10 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Where: Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno
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Animal Ark at Dark is a safe way to see nocturnal predators in their element. Participants will enjoy a guided flashlight tour of the Animal Ark and see wolves and coyotes howling and big cats growling in the night. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about these amazing animals and see them up close in a controlled environment.

Reno Wine Walk

Join the wine walk on the third Saturday of every month, hosted by the small businesses of the Riverwalk Merchants Association along the Truckee River and neighboring streets in downtown Reno.

The Biggest Little Invitational

  • When: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Where: Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno
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The Biggest Little Invitational craft beer festival features a curated lineup of top-quality beers. Sample some of the best craft beer in the country, try new foods from local vendors, and enjoy live music. The festival also has a variety of lawn games, so you can take a break from all the beer and food and enjoy some time with friends.

Women With Wheelz Car Show

  • When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Where: Virginia City, 85 S. C St., Virginia City
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Women with Wheelz Car Show returns to Virginia City with 120 classic cars, food, music, giveaways, static displays, a safety display, raffle prizes, and more. This car show celebrates women who love cars and features classic vehicles from all eras and modern muscle cars and supercars.


  • When: 7 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2022
  • Where: Reno Little Theater, 147 E. Pueblo St., Reno
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NIMBUS fuses elements of the jazz tradition with grooves and sounds from hip-hop, funk, and pop with original compositions written by the Casaceli brothers intermixed with the music by Stevie Wonder, Daft Punk, and John Coltrane.

Hello Summer Celebration

  • When: Thursday, June 23, 2022
  • Where: Rock Park, 1515 S. Rock Blvd, Sparks
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Welcome the warmer weather at the City of Sparks’ Hello Summer Celebration and enjoy food trucks, live music, and plenty of fun. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a lovely summer evening. Stick around for a performance by White Water Retooled, a classic rock band that is sure to get you dancing.

Baby Shark Live!

  • When: Friday, June 24, 2022
  • Where: Reno Events Center, 400 N. Center St., Reno
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Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins up with his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through new and classic songs such as Baby Shark, Five Little Monkeys, Wheels on The Bus, Jungle Boogie, and Monkey Banana Dance.

Galena Campfire Programs: Brother Dan Palmer

  • When: 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2022
  • Where: Galena Creek Visitor Center, 18250 Mount Rose Hwy, Reno
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The Galena Campfire Program Series features a different presenter each week, including a variety of cultural music experiences, fun educational programs, and marshmallow roasting. Blankets, low-back chairs, bug spray, and flashlights are recommended. Come out to the park early to cook out or bring a picnic dinner.

Sierra Arts Festival - Reno Events In June 2022Sierra Arts Festival

  • When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022
  • Where: Wingfield Park, 2 S. Arlington Ave., Reno
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The Sierra Arts Festival is a celebration of local artists in downtown Reno. The all-day outdoor, open-air art market features music, family-friendly entertainment, a beer garden, local food trucks, and activities. The festival aims to promote the work of local artists and provide a venue for the community to come together and enjoy the arts.

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