Reno Tahoe: Event Capital of the West

This picturesque region in Nevada is home to a variety of attractions as well as some of the finest sports facilities in the country

Introduction

Reno, Nevada

At the crossroads of two major highways, Reno Tahoe is just a half-day’s drive from anywhere in Northern California, and a full day’s drive from major hubs like Southern California, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City.

Popular Activities

  • A short drive from downtown Reno, Lake Tahoe is a nature lover’s paradise for hiking, biking, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and more.
  • Full of excellent coffee shops, bars, restaurants and shopping, the Midtown District is an eclectic neighborhood that is enhanced by dozens of murals.
  • The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum is a 67,000-square-foot science museum downtown that appeals to all ages and interest with its variety of interactive exhibits and exhibitions.
  • In addition to an exciting water park with fun for all ages, Wild Island has go-karts, miniature golf and a bowling alley.

Get a Planner’s Perspective

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what these planners had to say.

Triple Crown Sports has seen increasing success in the Reno Tahoe area over the last four years. The RSCVA sports staff, our hotel partners and all the area’s sports facilities have gone above and beyond for TCS and our tournaments. The sports properties that Reno Tahoe hosts are not only successes on the field, but off the field as well. Our athletes and their families truly enjoy the destination as they can come and seriously compete on first-rate fields, then relax after the competition in a world-class setting. The Reno area is a great destination for our growing national event business.”

Katrina Maguro, World Series Director, Triple Crown Sports

Find Your Perfect Reno Facility

Facility Summaries

Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Sports Covered: Multipurpose

Just south of downtown Reno and minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. This modern venue features more than 600,000 square feet of single-level exhibition and meeting space with recently upgraded technology and award-winning service. The center has hosted events such as the USA Gymnastics Boys Nationals, Summer National Fencing Championships, Junior National Volleyball Championships, USA Taekwondo National Championships and Jam On It AAU basketball tournaments. Choose from one of five massive exhibit halls to host your event. The facility contains meeting rooms that can be used for registration, coaches meetings or trophy ceremonies. With more than 15,000 hotel rooms nearby, ranging from AAA Four Diamond resorts to boutique hotels, your rooming options are plentiful and rates affordable.

Reno Events Center

Sports Covered: Multipurpose

Located in the entertainment center of downtown Reno, the magnificent Reno Events Center is able to host sporting events, conventions or meetings. This flexible 7,000-seat multipurpose arena in downtown Reno offers 56,000 square feet of space for events that range from top-flight entertainment to a variety of conventions and conferences. The center has been the home of multiple NBA G-League showcases as well as World League Volleyball competitions.

Golden Eagle Regional Park

Sports Covered: Baseball, softball, soccer, football

Located to the east of Reno, this complex is one of the premier youth baseball/softball venues in the country. People of all ages will feel like major leaguers as they compete on beautiful artificial turf, all-weather fields.

The complex is made up of 12 championship-caliber diamonds, high-end Musco lighting and a variety of food options. Built in 2008, Golden Eagle covers more than 100 acres and features more than 1.4 million square feet of artificial turf, making it the largest of its kind in the country.

The complex houses four Little League fields, two Babe Ruth fields, six adult softball fields with adjustable fencing and three full-size football/soccer fields.

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Shelli Fine

Shelli Fine

Director of Sports Development

Telephone: 775-827-7790

Website: https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/sports/

Email:  sfine@renotahoeusa.com