Reno is known as the biggest little city in the world. The city is within an hour’s drive of Lake Tahoe, Carson City, ski resorts, golf courses, biking and hiking trails, several lakes and the Truckee River. Along with outdoor activities, Reno has great casinos, fine dining, and an active nightlife. More information on Reno.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street, Reno
The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is a full service resort with fine dining, a great location, a world class spa and non-stop nightlife. Atlantis is connected via a skywalk to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and offers complimentary airport shuttle service, valet and self-parking. Atlantis has 50,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces ranging from 522 square feet to 14,261 square feet. The largest space, the Grand Ballroom, can accommodate groups up to 1500 people.
Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel
1981 Terminal Way, Reno
Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel in Reno has a newly remodeled Aviation Ballroom that provides 4,400 square feet of flexible event space. The ballroom can accommodate group events with up to 320 people. The ballroom can also be divided into four 1,100 square feet rooms for smaller events and meetings. The hotel has an additional 1,000 square feet meeting room and a 616 square feet boardroom.
Boomtown Hotel & Casino
I-80, Exit 4, Reno
Boomtown Hotel and Casino has a comfortable atmosphere that is perfect for all sorts of events. The casino has 10,500 square feet of meeting and event space. The ballroom is 7,200 square feet and can accommodate up to 350 people. The casino offers a complimentary dance floor for events. Catering is available for events and function space is offered complimentary with purchase of full banquet services.
500 North Sierra Street, Reno
Circus Circus, one of Reno’s premier downtown casinos, has 22,000 square feet of meeting space on the property. The Mandalay Ballroom is 8,126 square feet that can be used as an elegant setting for banquets and meetings. The Ballroom can be divided into two separate rooms or joined with the six surrounding breakout rooms to make a 15,000 square foot space. The six breakout rooms can also be rented separately for smaller events. Circus Circus has several wedding packages to choose from. Catering is available.
D’Andrea Golf Club
2900 S. D’Andrea Pkwy, Sparks, NV
D’Andrea Golf Club has an elegant Tuscan style clubhouse on a scenic nine-hole golf course with views of Reno and the surrounding mountains. The clubhouse can accommodate events with up to 100 people. The outdoor 2,400 square foot VIP tent can accommodate groups of up to 225. The Sunset Terrace Room has an outside patio and can accommodate groups of up to 50 guests.
Downtown Reno Ballroom
5301 Longley Ln, Reno
The Downtown Reno Ballroom has 32,700 square feet of versatile meeting space. The facility can accommodate over 1,900 for an elaborate dinner and over 2,900 for a general session. The Ballroom is adjacent to the Reno Events Center.
Eldorado Hotel Casino
345 N Virginia St, Reno
The Eldorado Hotel Casino is located in downtown Reno. The casino has an upscale atmosphere with award winning restaurants, luxurious accommodations, casino action, a showroom and unlimited nightlife. The Eldorado has 12,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including an elegant ballroom, flexible breakout rooms, and three boardrooms. The Eldorado can accommodate groups ranging from 20 to 1,000 people for all sorts of events.
1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno
The Fleischmann Planetarium was built in 1964 and was the first in the world to project full dome movies. The planetarium has an exhibit hall, a sixty-seat theater, a gift shop, a classroom and gallery space. The planetarium is a great place for birthday parties with up to 25 guests and offers packages that include a show or craft activity, use of the party place, invitations, cups, plates and napkins, and ball bearings for the gravity well. Other events are also welcome.
Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
2500 East 2nd Street, Reno
The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino has over 200,000 square feet of flexible space available for meetings, functions and events. The Grand Ballroom is 39,846 square feet and can be combined with the Grand Salon to create 40,500 square feet of event space and accommodate up to 2,900 people. The Summit Pavilion is 45,312 square feet and can accommodate up to 300 8’ x 10’ booths or 4,000 people. The Silver State Pavilion is 41,364 square feet and can accommodate up to 210 8’x10’ booths or 2,240 people. The Nevada Conference and Exhibition Center is 44,115 square feet and has eleven breakout rooms that can accommodate up to 100 people each. The Grand Theater has the world’s largest stage, amazing acoustics and tiered seating for 1,800 people. The Crystal Ballroom is 7,096 square feet and will accommodate up to 700 people. The casino has several mezzanine breakout rooms that will accommodate between 24 and 200 guests each. The casino also has an executive boardroom for meetings with up to 25 people.
Harrah’s Reno Hotel & Casino
219 N. Center St, Reno, NV 89501
Harrah’s Reno has 24,000 square feet of indoor convention space to accommodate groups large and small for all sorts of events. The Robert A. Ring Convention Center is 14,000 square feet and will accommodate over one thousand people. Sammy’s Showroom has a large stage and will seat up to 420 people for meetings or up to 300 for dining events. The Saphire Lounge is a private venue for receptions with up to 200 people and has a stage for live entertainment or a DJ. The Bill Harrah Room is a luxurious room for private banquets that will seat up to 250 people. The East Tower Hobby Horse meeting room has a large open lounge area and large windows and is ideal for small board meetings. The outdoor plaza is 62,000 square feet and will seat 1,400 people for outdoor events.
Hidden Valley Country Club
3575 E. Hidden Valley Dr, Reno
The Hidden Valley Country Club provides a spectacular outdoor setting for weddings and other events with mature landscaping, a pond and gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains. The country club also has private indoor banquet rooms perfect for meetings with a relaxed atmosphere with great views. The club can accommodate up to 300 people for events.
John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino Resort
1100 Nugget Avenue, Sparks
John Ascuaga’s Nugget has over 110,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The casino can accommodate groups from 3 to 3,000 people. The second floor of the casino is a convention complex with two ballrooms, a trade show pavilion and twenty-three breakout rooms. The Celebrity Showroom, which seats up to 780 people, is also available to rent for events.
Lawlor Events Center
1500 N. Virginia St., Reno
Lawlor Events Center has a 12,000-seat auditorium with a multi-use arena. Additionally, the center has meeting rooms for all sorts of events. The Silver and Blue Room can accommodate up to 500 people or be split into four smaller rooms. The President’s Room can accommodate up to 200 people.
Meadow Wood Courtyard
5851 S. Virginia St, Reno
Super 8 Meadow Wood Courtyard is conveniently located one mile from the Reno/Sparks Convention Center. The hotel has 2,500 feet of flexible meeting facilities that seat up to 150 people. On site catering is available.
National Automobile Museum
10 S Lake St, Reno
One of the nation’s top ten automobile museums, the National Automobile Museum provides a unique setting for events. The museum can accommodate parties of 50 to 1,200 people including receptions and sit-down dinners. The museum also has a 157-seat movie theater.
National Bowling Stadium
300 N Center St, Reno
The National Bowling Stadium is the only facility of its kind in the world. The stadium has a four-level lobby with a bronze statue depicting a family going bowling. The stadium has 78 championship lanes. The stadium is 65,000 square feet of adaptable space. The stadium is available to rent for private parties, business meetings and bowling functions. On the fifth floor is a 172-seat I-WERKS theater that can also be rented by groups for events.
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street, Reno
The Nevada Museum of Art features traveling and local art exhibitions. The museum can accommodate group events with 30 to 500 people. The museum is a four-level, 55,000 square foot building with a rooftop patio, a lecture hall, a theater and elegant reception rooms. Catering is provided by the museums Café Musée.
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
2707 South Virginia Street, Reno
The Peppermill is located near the Reno Airport and the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The Peppermill has 106,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The Tuscany Ballroom is 62,900 square feet and will accommodate up to 7,000 people. The Tuscany Ballroom can be divided into several smaller rooms from 2,160 square feet to 13,455 square feet. The Naples Ballroom is 12,200 square feet and will accommodate up to 1,250 people. The Naples Ballroom can be divided into several smaller rooms from 800 to 9,480 square feet. The Capri Grand Ballroom is 10,584 square feet and can accommodate up to 800 people. The Capri Ballroom can be divided into several smaller rooms from 1,680 to 6,860 square feet. The Sorento and Roma Meeting Rooms range from 480 to 1748 square feet and can accommodate meetings and events with between 20 and 125 people. The two-story Penthouse Suites provide an elegant and intimate location for smaller events.
100 S Virginia St, Reno
The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is home to many great events including traveling Broadway musicals, orchestra concerts, opera and ballet. Groups can rent hospitality suites for events that can accommodate 54 to 120 people and be fully catered.
Rancho San Rafael Park
1595 N. Sierra, Reno, Nevada
Rancho San Rafael Park includes the Wilber D May Center, a museum of rare and exotic artifacts. The Garden Court at the May Center, which includes a hall and back patio, makes a magnificent setting for events with a landscape of waterfalls, ponds and plants. The Garden Court is 1,700 square feet and will accommodate 73 people at tables or 220 standing. The Double Diamond Room can be rented with the Garden Court. The Double Diamond room measures 1,350 square feet and can accommodate 85 people seated at tables or 200 standing. A kitchen is available to rent with the rooms. Also available at the park are the Ranch House, the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and the Great Basin Adventure. The park Arboretum provides a display of colorful flowers, creek-side meadows, outdoor courtyards and secluded benches that make a romantic setting for events. The Great Basin Adventure is a family amusement park with a petting zoo, pony rides, gold panning, a log flume ride and a discovery room.
Reno Events Center
400 N Center St, Reno
The Reno Events Center is a versatile new building with seating for 7,000 people. The venue offers flexible seating arrangements for a variety of large events including concerts, sports events and headlining comics.
Reno Sparks Convention Center
4590 S Virginia St, Reno
The Reno Sparks Convention Center has over 500,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space. The convention center has five continuous exhibit halls with 381,000 square feet of space. The halls all have drive-in access that provides access for oversized equipment, vehicles and aircraft. The Mt Rose Ballroom is 30,000 square feet of space ideal for formal dining functions, seminars and exhibits. The ballroom is dividable into seven meeting rooms. The convention center has fifty-three meeting rooms that will accommodate from 50 to 3,000 people. The central registration lobby is 17,500 square feet of space and a second registration area outside the ballroom allows multiple shows to be scheduled simultaneously.
Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center
1350 N Wells Ave, Reno
The Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center is situated on 43 acres of land located minutes from downtown Reno. The center has a 20,000-square-foot exhibition hall, two indoor and two outdoor arenas, 3,100 paved and lighted parking spaces, and 660 10-by-12-foot animal stalls. The climate controlled Main Arena has stadium seating for 6,200 people with a 300’ x 150’ dirt floor arena. The Livestock Pavilion includes a a 1,000-seat arena or auction area, a 100-by-125-foot covered cutting area, and a 90-by-200-foot outdoor arena. The Rodeo Arena has 9,491 seats, plus viewing suites and a 325’ x 170’ dirt floor arena. The 20,000 square foot exhibition hall has a 100’ x 200’ cement floor.
Resort at Red Hawk
6295 Wingfield Springs Rd, Sparks
The Resort at Red Hawk has two championship golf courses, David’s Grill, a swim and fitness center, overnight accommodations in luxurious villas and an event center. The Events Center is a gorgeous ranch style building with a fireplace that will accommodate up to 300 guests. The Sun Porch will accommodate up 60 people. The Atrium and Patios outside David’s Grill provide several options for parties. The BoardRoom can accommodate up to 15 guests. Outdoor settings are also available for events.
345 N Arlington, Reno
The Sands Regency has 12,000 square feet of meeting space for all sorts of events. The Regency Tower has a 4,784 square feet ballroom that can be divided into several smaller rooms. The Dynasty Tower has several rooms ranging from 320 to 2,538 square feet. The casino also houses the Agape Wedding Chapel on the main floor. The chapel can accommodate up to 30 guests plus the bridal party at no extra charge. Larger weddings with up to 350 guests can be arranged in advance. The chapel is also a florist selling real and silk flower arrangements.
Siena Hotel Spa Casino
877-SIENA-33 or 775-32-SIENA ext.5855
One South Lake St, Reno
The Siena Hotel Spa Casino is located on the banks of the Truckee River. The casino has 11,000 square feet of flexible event space. The 7,008 square feet Sienna Ballroom is surrounded by windows with gorgeous views. The ballroom can seat up to 675 people for a reception. The casino also has flexible meeting rooms that range from 338 to 1,302 square feet.
Suite 120, 17 South Virginia Street, Reno
Sierra Arts is located at the Riverside Artistic Lofts in downtown Reno. Sierra Arts has a large gallery room that can accommodate receptions of up to 120 people. The gallery has permanent and rotating exhibits including painting, printmaking, sculpture and photography. The gallery includes a piano and Sierra Arts can provide contact information for musicians to hire for events. Sierra Arts also has a full kitchen and a conference room.
Silver Legacy Resort Casino
407 N. Virginia Street, Reno
The Silver Legacy has 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. The Grande Exposition Hall ballroom is 19,360 square feet. The Silver Legacy is also adjacent to the Reno Events Center, which has 56,000 square feet of event space. The Eldorado and Circus Circus, which are joined to the Silver Legacy via skywalks, also have additional event space.
13101 S. Virgina St., Reno
Tamarack Junction is a friendly casino with great food and gaming. The casino has large indoor banquet rooms for parties and events that will hold up to 120 guests. The casino also has an outdoor facility with a patio and gazebo that will hold over 100 guests.
Tannenbaum Events Center
20007 Mt. Rose Hwy, Reno, NV
The Tannenbaum Events Center is located between Reno and Incline Village, fifteen minutes from the Reno Tahoe Airport. The event center has 4,500 square feet of indoor banquet space and can accommodate up to 250 people. Tannenbaum also provides a scenic outdoor setting for events.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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