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Experience the Best of Reno: Your Ultimate Fall Event Guide for 2023

Updated: Oct 4, 2023

What to do in Reno? Fall 2023 is upon us, and let me tell ya, we're not running low on things to do. Here's your ultimate guide to the season's must-experience events all over Reno!

"The Color of Her Mind" mural
"The Color of Her Mind" mural will be painted on the outside of Jade! Come watch live mural painting Oct 6th & 7th during OffBeat

Art, Music, and More: MidTown First Thursday & Off-Beat Festival (Oct 5th-7th)

Catch the artsy vibes at MidTown District's First Thursday event, which also sets the stage for the Off-Beat Festival happening throughout MidTown, Reno. Plus, Jade Cannabis is hosting a live mural painting, so don't miss out! Tickets this way!

OffBeat Music Festival Logo

Dark Corner Haunt (Oct 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 & 31

Prepare for a spine-tingling adventure at the Dark Corner Haunted House in Reno, NV's DARK LANE MALL. This immersive experience features live actors, special effects, and menacing monsters as you journey through an abandoned mall filled with terror, infestation, and horrifying secrets. Will you have the courage to survive and escape this nightmare? Enter if you dare! 👻🏢💀

Fresh Finds: MidTown Markets (Starting Oct 7th)

Great news, folks—Reno's got a fall and winter market! Starting Oct 7th, swing by 902 S. Virginia St., the new home of Sol Up, every Saturday. Kick things off with a morning movement class at 8am and browse the market until 1pm. It's your go-to for all things fresh and local.

A Taste of Italy: The Great Italian Festival (Oct 7th-8th)

Dig into some deliciousness at The Row during The Great Italian Festival. Don't miss Jaime & Connie fiercely stomp those grapes as they strive to keep their wining streak alive! It's a show of skill and fun you don't want to miss! They stop at 12pm on Sunday, Oct 8th!

Photo of Jaime and Connie winning the grape stop in 2022

Give Back & Have Fun: Cornhole Tournament for Sierra Kids Foundation (Oct 11th)

Toss some bags for a cause at the Cornhole Tournament. It's fun and for a good cause—what more could you ask for? Tickets Here!

Cornhole tournament logo

Nightmare on fourth st. (Oct 13th, 2pm)

Brace yourself for "A Nightmare on Fourth Street" in The Brewery District. This event weaves together the spooky charm of local businesses with eerie art, tantalizing drinks, and an unforgettable atmosphere. Don't skip this hair-raising adventure—it's a nightmare worth experiencing! Did we mention FREE pedicab rides to get you around The Brewery District?!

Nightmare on 4th Graphic

Lights, Camera, Action: Movies in the Plaza (Oct 12/19/26, 6-9pm)

Relax and catch a flick at Locomotion Plaza in Downtown Reno. Presented by Cordillera Film Festival, it's your perfect midweek break.

Cordillera Graphic

Community Love: MidTown Fall Clean Up (Oct 21st, 9am-11am)

Hey, let's keep MidTown beautiful! On October 21st, join forces with KTMB for a cleanup event from 9am to 11am. Grab those work gloves and let's make MidTown sparkle. No sign up needed just show up to 902 S. Virginia St at 9am!

Unleash Your Inner Sports Fan: PACK MidTown (Oct 27th)

Gather your crew and head to MidTown to cheer for the UNR Wolf Pack. Let's pack the district! For the 3rd year we are PACK MidTown for Homecoming! There will be several events happening throughout MidTown so park anywhere and enjoy a free pedicab ride or walk around MidTown.

PACK MidTown logo

Hunt for Treasures: MidTown First Thursday & Scavenger Hunt (Nov 2nd)

Ready for an adventure? MidTown District has teamed up with The Lion King to bring you a super fun scavenger hunt during MidTown's First Thursday event! There are some awesome Lion King Prizes, include TICKETS to see The Lion King! Don't miss out on this fun and all the other exciting things happening in MidTown Reno during First Thursday. Find a full list of events and more details Here.

It's Gonna Be a Roaring November: The Lion King (Nov 2nd-19th)

Feel the love at the Grand Sierra Resort with The Lion King. Trust us, it's a show you don't want to miss. Tickets here!

Lion King Logo

Downtown Delights: Festival of Lights and Market (Nov 24th-25th)

Get in the holiday groove at Believe Plaza. The Festival of Lights and Market will kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony and more.

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