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Step by Step Guide to MidTown Reno's First Thursday Event

You've probably heard whispers about it, seen posters plastered around town, or felt the buzz of excitement in the air. Yes, we're talking about MidTown Reno's First Thursday event! As the Director of Special Events and Tourism at MidTown District, let me give you the insider's guide to making the most of this sensational monthly extravaganza.

Burning MidTown Graphic

Monthly Themes and Specials

Mark your calendars because on the First Thursday of every month, MidTown Reno transforms into a vibrant hub of activity, each time with a unique theme. For example, in September, it's all about "Burning MidTown", coinciding with the spirit of Burning Man. Expect to encounter specially curated events, deals and entertainment that embrace the theme. From DJs to live music and enticing specials, MidTown has it all covered.


🔥 Burning MidTown Events 🔥


🎶🚲 Pedicab Karaoke: Unleash Your Inner Star

Now, hold onto your hats because we're unveiling the ultimate highlight – Pedicab Karaoke! 🎤 Pineapple Pedicabs, in collaboration with Note-Able Music Therapy Services, is bringing you the chance to belt out your favorite tunes while cruising through the heart of MidTown. Picture this: you, your friends, and the open-air stage of a pedicab, all while contributing to a good cause. All tips and donations during your ride go to Note-Able. So, listen for the melodious pedicab call, wave us down and join the karaoke fiesta from 6 to 8 pm! 🚴‍♂️🎶


A Day Full of Must-Do's

MidTown First Thursdays aren't just a few hours of fun – they're a full-day affair. Here's a sneak peek into some unmissable events:


🌿 Jade Cannabis: ALL DAY starting at 9am they're offering a sweet 20% discount on everything in-store by mentioning "MidTown First Thursday." And for "Burning MidTown," they'll be your playa bike drop-off point, plus a surprise two-for-one deal if you leave your bike there! 🚴‍♂️


🍻 Noble Pie Parlor: 11 am to 11 pm Happy Hour. Perfect for pizza lovers and those seeking a good deal.

💞 Prude & Boujee: From 12 pm to 6 pm, indulge in a FREE Lapcos Ceramide Sheet Mask with a $40 purchase. Self-care, anyone?

💇‍♀️ Caliber Hair: Between 4 pm and 6 pm, treat yourself to a FREE Blow Out. Because sometimes, you deserve that professional touch.

💆‍♀️ Reno Massage & Wellness: Relaxation awaits from 4 pm to 7 pm with donation-based chair massages and refreshing beverages.

Dj Atrisco playing on the roof of Brasserie

🎶 Brasserie Saint James: Starting at 6 pm, keep the playa vibes alive on the patio with DJ Ātrisco's groovy house sounds.

🍻 Local Beer Works: At 6 pm, it's time for a creative sip 'n' paint session. Register in advance for a dose of artistic fun.

🎶 Pinon/Noble Pie: From 7 pm to 9 pm, enjoy live music on the patio. A recurring event that's always a hit!


🎶 Cypress: Starting at 8 pm, join DJ Chuck Tyler from House Party for an unforgettable night of dancing.


💃🏼 Polo Lounge: 8 pm brings a touch of elegance with Burlesque every First Thursday.


🎶 Rum Sugar Lime: Also at 8 pm, get ready to groove to another fantastic performance – an irresistible way to cap off the night.


Whether you're a music lover, a foodie, or just someone looking to experience the vibrant culture of MidTown, First Thursday has something tailor-made for you. So, mark your calendar, gather your friends, and get ready to dive into the excitement!


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