EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

There’s plenty to see and do throughout the year in Nevada Silver Trails. Summer is the busiest season, so make sure to plan ahead. Make reservations at one of our many lodging properties if you plan to stay awhile, as some of the towns fill up fast during peak times.

Check this calendar often! New events are constantly added throughout the year.

We look forward to seeing you in Nevada Silver Trails!

 

Feb
23
Fri
5th Annual Pahrump Hot Air Balloon Festival @ Petrack Park
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day

 

The 5th Annual Pahrump Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Petrack Park Feb. 23-25. The three-day family-friendly festival will fill the Pahrump skies with more than 30 colorful hot air balloons from the western states.

Watch the balloons lift off in the morning and then stay for more fun as the festival continues throughout the day, and will feature a youth rodeo, car show, carnival with midway games, live entertainment, tethered balloon rides, tasty bites, vendors and more. In the evening, enjoy a mesmerizing glow show where more than a dozen balloon will illuminate Petrack Park as they synchronize their balloons to music.

Admission to the festival is free.  Guests can purchase carnival wristbands and/or Rodeo and VIP Glow Show tickets for $20 each. There is also a nominal fee for tethered balloon rides.

Friday, February 23
7 a.m.: Balloons lift-off*
8 a.m.: Rodeo starts
4 p.m.: Vendors and carnival opens
5 p.m.: VIP Access Opens on Flight Field
6 p.m.: Balloon Glow Show*

Saturday, February 24
7 a.m.: Balloons lift-off*
8 a.m.: Rodeo /Car Show /Carnival and Vendors
10 a.m.: Tethered Balloon Rides*
5 p.m.: VIP Access Opens on Flight Field
6 p.m.: Balloon Glow Show*

Sunday, February 25
7 a.m.: Balloons lift-off*
8 a.m.: Rodeo /Carnival and Vendors Open
10 a.m.: Tethered Balloon Rides*

Pins & Needles Quilt Show @ Nevada Treasure RV Resort
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm

Join the Shadow Mountain Quilters as they showcase beautiful quilts and needle art items at their annual Pins & Needles Quilt Show. Show-goers can win door prizes, watch demonstrations, shop different vendors, and more while appreciating this year’s “Celtic Journey” theme. Don’t forget to buy a raffle ticket for your chance to win the 2018 Opportunity Quilt and receive a custom quilt rack made by Mike Cosgrove.

Date: Friday, Feb. 23 – Sunday, Feb. 25
Time: Feb. 23-24: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Feb. 25: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Details: Admission is $5 or $8 for multi-day pass; Kids under 12 FREE – Husbands FREE with wives

Feb
24
Sat
Yucca Chuckers MC Race at Hell’s Half Acre @ Hell's Half Acre
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

For more information Click Here.

Feb
25
Sun
Pins & Needles Quilt Show @ Nevada Treasure RV Resort
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join the Shadow Mountain Quilters as they showcase beautiful quilts and needle art items at their annual Pins & Needles Quilt Show. Show-goers can win door prizes, watch demonstrations, shop different vendors, and more while appreciating this year’s “Celtic Journey” theme. Don’t forget to buy a raffle ticket for your chance to win the 2018 Opportunity Quilt and receive a custom quilt rack made by Mike Cosgrove.

Date: Friday, Feb. 23 – Sunday, Feb. 25
Time: Feb. 23-24: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Feb. 25: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Details: Admission is $5 or $8 for multi-day pass; Kids under 12 FREE – Husbands FREE with wives

Mar
31
Sat
Live Bluegrass Show @ Thompson's Opera House
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We’re bringing it home with the hottest in Nevada bluegrass featuring the Red Rock Ramblers!

“Triple R plays a mix of bluegrass, gospel and classic country music. Their extensive experience allows for a superb combination of hot licks and pristine harmonies,” according to their Facebook page. Check ’em out for a music preview: https://www.facebook.com/RedRockRamblers/.

Jim, the band organizer, has played the Opera House twice with “Johnny Cash” as lead guitar, and with the “Fiddlers” on Labor Day. Don’t miss this great show!

Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased in advance at the nearby Tillie’s Mini Mart, or at the door the day of the event. Programming for the Opera House made possible by Pioche Chamber of Commerce.

Apr
20
Fri
Lincoln County Photo Festival 2018 @ Pioche & Caliente
Apr 20 – Apr 21 all-day

The fun starts Friday morning at 9 a.m. with a welcoming and orientation at The Depot in Caliente. Pick up materials giving an overview of photography destinations to choose from. Schedule specific times to visit specific locations staffed with information guides and sign up for one of the workshops. Talk to local experts about all there is to photograph in these areas. Also learn about restaurants, bars, and shopping available while you’re here.

We will convene again Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Historic Thompson’s Opera House in Pioche, where work space will be available to edit photos and share favorites. Then stick around for a concluding banquet, and enjoy a delicious dinner while viewing participants’ photos on the big screen.

Find out more information by visiting the Photo Festival Page.

Apr
28
Sat
Carp Rodeo @ Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The fishing competition will take place 9am-noon, then there will be a free picnic lunch to follow. Like previous years, prizes will be awarded.

Jun
16
Sat
2018 Beaver Dam Gravel Grinder @ Beaver Dam State Park
Jun 16 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Discover Lincoln County Nevada’s hidden gem: Beaver Dam State Park. From its deep canyons to its highest peaks, the Park’s unique volcanic rock formations and juniper and pine forests offer visitors a place to unplug and unwind from the daily routine.

This exciting event is brought to you by the Division of Nevada State Parks in cooperation with the Lincoln Authority of Tourism (LCAT).
Visit HERE for more info.