University of Nevada, Reno 1874 was founded in 1874 as the State University of Nevada in Elko, Nev., about 300 miles northeast of its present-day campus in Reno. In the legislature approved the move of the University from Elko to Reno.
Artown takes place during the entire month of July in Reno and offers more than 500 events including music, dance, theater, visual arts, workshops and art walks. Learn more about Artown Reno and the Artown schedule.
Hot August Nights is a week-long celebration of the and cars and rock & roll that happens here in Reno every year in August. It is my favorite event, one of many annual events that happens all summer long in the Reno / Sparks area.