Things To Do in Reno

There's not a place where the phrase, "I'm bored," is less appropriate than in Reno, Nevada. Whether it's something for the kids, things to do just for the grown-ups or something that the whole family can enjoy, when you're in Reno, things to do is not an issue. Outdoors, we've got the Truckee River, miles and miles of walking and biking paths and parks with fields and meadows and lakes. There's pro baseball and college football if you're in the mood for a spectator sport. Indoors, between the museums, libraries, showrooms, shopping, galleries, exhibits, arcades, fitness centers and pro basketball and activities like laser tag and indoor trampolines, the problem isn't finding things to do in Reno, it's choosing what to do from among the many options. In Reno, things to do can mean watching a play or listening to a musical performance, or it can mean getting out and getting active, working up a sweat and feeling the burn. Whichever direction you take when you want things to do in Reno, you'll find it's here and ready and just waiting for you. And you'll find that there are plenty of other people here who share your interest and are glad to have you join in!

Annual Reno Things To Do

Whatever the time of year, you'll also find events and activities that take place on a yearly basis. Big national events like the air races and small local events like the farmers markets, Reno things to do can include them all. So mark the calendar and write them in your schedule book because with some of these Reno things to do, if you miss them on this go around it will be a full year until you can check them out again.

Nevada Museum of Art

Reno's Midtown District
160 W. Liberty Street, Reno
(775) 329-3333

As the only accredited art museum in the state, Nevada Museum of Art is a beacon of culture in the High Sierra. The permanent collections are extensive and stunning, and the changing exhibitions keep things fresh, even for regular visitors. The museum offers three floors of exhibits, usually with varying themes and styles. Most exhibits are on display for at least one month; some may... read more

As the only accredited art museum in the state, Nevada Museum of Art is a... read more

Reno Philharmonic Orchestra

925 Riverside Drive, Suite 3, Reno
(775) 323-6393

Nearing its 50th season, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra continues to have more than 30 performances each year spanning musical selections from classical to pop. Many performances are held at Reno's Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, but the orchestra also brings music to the Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe regions as well. The Classix Series that runs from October through April each year represents the mainstay... read more

Nearing its 50th season, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra continues to have more than 30 performances each... read more

Sundance Ski & Board

345 N. Arlington Street, Reno
(775) 786-0222

Sundance Ski & Board will keep you riding in any season. You can rent Atomic, Solomon and K-2 skis and snowboards in winter at bargain prices. Sundance is open at 7 a.m. every morning so you can be first in the lift line. Your skis or board will stay in tip top shape if you use their world class repair and service shop for waxing,... read more

Sundance Ski & Board will keep you riding in any season. You can rent Atomic,... read more

Wilbur D. May Center

1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno
(775) 785-5961

A part of the Washoe County park system, Wilbur D. May Center includes a museum, botanical gardens, an arboretum and a museum shop. It's a delightfully eclectic celebration of the life of Wilbur May, a philanthropist who wore many hats during his life. The permanent museum exhibits provide a fascinating glimpse into a certain period of history in the nation and in the world, while... read more

A part of the Washoe County park system, Wilbur D. May Center includes a museum,... read more