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!


Mountain Falls Car Show and BBQ @ Mountain Falls Club House
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cars and BBQs are always great, especially when you can enjoy them together. Come view some awesome cars and indulge in great food at the Mountain Falls Car Show and BBQ. This event is not only full of cars and food, but there will also be music and prizes for guests to enjoy as well.

Entry to the car show is complimentary.

HHB Mountain Trail Potluck Social @ Happy Hoof Beats Equestrian Center
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Happy Hoof Beats Equestrian Center is opening their doors for equestrian and mountain trail lovers alike. This event will feature a basic obstacle course for any equestrian enthusiast who wants to try, as well as great food and even better company. Event guests are encouraged to bring a homemade dish and any of their favorite non-alcoholic beverages.

Equestrian Trail Members are free; for non-members, there is a $20 entry. All RSVPs need to be made at

Silver State Chili Cook-Off @ Petrack Park
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – Mar 25 @ 4:00 pm

This year the 6th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-Off will take place in Petrack Park and will feature celebrity judges, live music and entertainment, and a mouth-watering chili competition. For those who would like to enter the cook-off, entry costs are $35 for members to the ICS Entry and $25 for the Amateur Cook Entry. The prize for first place in the ICS entry is $1000 and $100 for the amateur entry. For those who just want to enjoy the chili, guests can purchase 10 samples for only $7. All of the proceeds will benefit No To Abuse.

Admission to the event is free. Purchase 10 samples for only $7. Saturday, March 24 is the regional cook-off.  Sunday, March 25 is the state cook-off.

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:

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.

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.

Lincoln County Photo Festival 2018 @ Pioche & Caliente
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

The fun starts Friday morning at 7 a.m. with breakfast, followed by a welcoming and orientation at The Depot in Caliente. Pick up materials giving an overview of photography destinations to choose from. Also learn about restaurants, bars, and shopping available while you’re here. Then spend the next two days enjoying an amazing photography experience. Feel free to venture out on your own, or join in on workshops or meet up with information guides at specific locations and times!

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 dinner and slide show of participants’ photos on the big screen.

Find out more information by visiting the Photo Festival Page.

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.