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!

 

Mar
15
Fri
Rock the Block Show n Shine @ Side Track Restaurant
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We start our Show n Shine series in March!
It will be filled with fun, friends enjoying the beautiful Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Bicycles, Games and

Really Good Food (Corned Beef and Cabbage Special)! Fun for the whole family!

Join us and Vote for your favorite! It’s a Peoples Choice Awards!

Mar
16
Sat
Various St. Patrick’s Day events at local businesses
Mar 16 all-day
Pahrump Valley Rough Riders Show @ Mc Cullough Arena
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

PVRR, a local nonprofit gymkhana club, will be putting on their monthly show in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. So, grab your western attire and head to McCullough Memorial Arena for an action-packed morning. And don’t forget to wear green!

Silver State Chili Cook-Off @ Petrack Park
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – Mar 17 @ 3:00 pm

7th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-Off returns to Petrack Park on March 16-17. This two-day event is sure to ignite your taste buds, as chefs compete for the title of the best chili recipe with all the proceeds supporting No To Abuse, a 501 ©3 non-profit.

Guests can bring out their inner foodies while sampling the Red, Chili Verde, and brand-new Homestyle and Vegetarian Chili. The Youth Competition is also back with two categories: Red and Homestyle Chili. To continue the fun, Petrack Park will feature live music, vendors, a classic car show and more.

Admission to the cook-off is free. Guests can purchase 12 samplings of the chili entries for $10. Entry costs for those who want to enter the chili cook-off are $35 for members to the ICS Entry and $25 for the Amateur Cook Entry.

For more information and to enter, visit chilicookoff.com.

Mar
17
Sun
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Raffle
Mar 17 all-day
Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Walking Tours @ Grapevine Ranger Station
Mar 17 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The National Park Service and the Death Valley Natural History Association are pleased to offer walking tours of the Scotty’s Castle Grounds. This unique tour allows visitors to take a first-hand look at the ongoing recovery efforts since the October 2015 flood. Fees collected from this tour will be used to help with preservation work at this historic district.

Walking tours are scheduled Sundays at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, December 2, 2018 – April 14, 2019. $25 per person, plus ticketing fee. Space is limited to 13 participants per tour. Tickets must be purchased online here in advance to attend.

Tour Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours from pick up to drop off.
  • Accessibility: approximately a 2 hour walk over uneven surfaces. Not suitable for those with difficulty standing or walking
  • Effort: Moderate
  • For safety reasons, children under 6 years of age are not allowed on the walking tour

Know Before You Go: Group will travel together by van to the Scotty’s Castle Grounds (Approximate 3 miles from meetup location). Flash photography and videotaping are allowed. Visitors are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent for biting gnats. Visitors are required to stay with the park ranger at all times. Portable toilets are located at the grounds, but you are encouraged to use flush toilets before arriving. Please carry out your own trash.

Directions: At tour time, meet the ranger-guide at the Grapevine Ranger Station in the north end of Death Valley National Park. From Furnace Creek, drive 17 miles west on CA-190, then 33 miles north on North Highway. Drive time is 1 hour from Furnace Creek.

**Please note: No access to Grapevine Ranger Station from the north. Scotty’s Castle Road between Grapevine Ranger Station and NV-267 is closed.

 

Mar
23
Sat
MRAN – Yucca Chuckers @ Pahroc Summit
Mar 23 all-day
Mar
24
Sun
Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Walking Tours @ Grapevine Ranger Station
Mar 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The National Park Service and the Death Valley Natural History Association are pleased to offer walking tours of the Scotty’s Castle Grounds. This unique tour allows visitors to take a first-hand look at the ongoing recovery efforts since the October 2015 flood. Fees collected from this tour will be used to help with preservation work at this historic district.

Walking tours are scheduled Sundays at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, December 2, 2018 – April 14, 2019. $25 per person, plus ticketing fee. Space is limited to 13 participants per tour. Tickets must be purchased online here in advance to attend.

Tour Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours from pick up to drop off.
  • Accessibility: approximately a 2 hour walk over uneven surfaces. Not suitable for those with difficulty standing or walking
  • Effort: Moderate
  • For safety reasons, children under 6 years of age are not allowed on the walking tour

Know Before You Go: Group will travel together by van to the Scotty’s Castle Grounds (Approximate 3 miles from meetup location). Flash photography and videotaping are allowed. Visitors are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent for biting gnats. Visitors are required to stay with the park ranger at all times. Portable toilets are located at the grounds, but you are encouraged to use flush toilets before arriving. Please carry out your own trash.

Directions: At tour time, meet the ranger-guide at the Grapevine Ranger Station in the north end of Death Valley National Park. From Furnace Creek, drive 17 miles west on CA-190, then 33 miles north on North Highway. Drive time is 1 hour from Furnace Creek.

**Please note: No access to Grapevine Ranger Station from the north. Scotty’s Castle Road between Grapevine Ranger Station and NV-267 is closed.

 

Mar
30
Sat
One Fly Tournament @ Spring Valley State Park
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Spring Valley State Park is doing a One-Fly Tournament starting at 10am and will last a couple of hours. There will be a $20 entrance fee, and you will need to bring 2 identical flies, one to fish with the other to turn into the judges. The Southern Nevada Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Las Vegas Fly Fishing club will be providing lunch after the tournament.

Mar
31
Sun
Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Walking Tours @ Grapevine Ranger Station
Mar 31 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The National Park Service and the Death Valley Natural History Association are pleased to offer walking tours of the Scotty’s Castle Grounds. This unique tour allows visitors to take a first-hand look at the ongoing recovery efforts since the October 2015 flood. Fees collected from this tour will be used to help with preservation work at this historic district.

Walking tours are scheduled Sundays at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, December 2, 2018 – April 14, 2019. $25 per person, plus ticketing fee. Space is limited to 13 participants per tour. Tickets must be purchased online here in advance to attend.

Tour Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours from pick up to drop off.
  • Accessibility: approximately a 2 hour walk over uneven surfaces. Not suitable for those with difficulty standing or walking
  • Effort: Moderate
  • For safety reasons, children under 6 years of age are not allowed on the walking tour

Know Before You Go: Group will travel together by van to the Scotty’s Castle Grounds (Approximate 3 miles from meetup location). Flash photography and videotaping are allowed. Visitors are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent for biting gnats. Visitors are required to stay with the park ranger at all times. Portable toilets are located at the grounds, but you are encouraged to use flush toilets before arriving. Please carry out your own trash.

Directions: At tour time, meet the ranger-guide at the Grapevine Ranger Station in the north end of Death Valley National Park. From Furnace Creek, drive 17 miles west on CA-190, then 33 miles north on North Highway. Drive time is 1 hour from Furnace Creek.

**Please note: No access to Grapevine Ranger Station from the north. Scotty’s Castle Road between Grapevine Ranger Station and NV-267 is closed.