Five Fun Things to do in Nevada

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Elko Basque FestivalJune 29 – July 1

The National Elko Basque Festival is a three-day festival that features a parade, games, dance performances at the Elko County Fairgrounds.  This unique celebration of sheepherders and cattlemen in northern Nevada was founded in 1964 after years of local attendance. Website: http://www.elkobasqueclub.com/2018-national-basque-festival.html

 

De Golyer Bucking Horse and Bull Bash – Churchill County Fairgrounds – Fallon June 30

Make your way east of Carson City on US Highway 50 to Fallon for the annual De Golyer Bucking Horse and Bull Bash at Churchill County Fairgrounds. Live country and rock jams to follow. Website: http://degolyerbuckinghorseandbullbash.com/

 

Reno Art Fest June 30 – July 1

A three day art sprint that features a huge art sale, Controlled Burn’s “Fire Fest,” Circus Circus’s 24 Hour Mural Marathon, Cre8tiv Zone (for kids of all ages), artist receptions at Circus Circus (with tacos and drinks), a final celebration and cash prizes totaling $5,000.

Website: http://www.artechreno.org/reno-art-fest-2018

 

Winnemucca Silver State International Rodeo Through July 8

A competition of high school rodeo competitors in the state who did not qualify for the National High School Finals Rodeo to be held in Rock Springs, Wyoming July 15-21. Website: www.ssir.us

 

ELY Crapola Fest June 30 1- 9 p.m.

Join the fun as Crapola celebrates 11 years in business with a block party in downtown Ely. Festivities begin with games for kids, hosted by Heavy Metal Sports, from 1-3:30 pm.  Food vendors will be on site. Music starts at 3:30 p.m.

 

 

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