2017 FALLON NEVADA EVENTS

For information on any of Fallon’s special events, call the Fallon Convention & Tourism office at
775-423-4556 or log on to VisitFallonNevada.com.

Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority, 100 Campus Way, Fallon, Nevada 89406.


 

January 2
New Year’s 5K Fun Run
5k Run/Walk.
Location: City Hall Courtyard
Contact: 775.423.7733
Website: www.ChurchillCounty.org

Through June – Churchill Arts Council
Year long calendar of great artists and entertainers
Location: Barkley Theater and the Fallon Convention Center.
Website: churchillarts.org
Contact: Valerie Serpa, 775-423-1440

March through October
Top Gun Raceway Drag Racing Season
NHRA, pro, amateur, and circuit drag racing at the Top Gun Raceway in Fallon. Races throughout the season feature funny cars, pro modified, jet cars, nostalgia hot rods, and top fuel dragsters.
Location: Top Gun Raceway.
Contact: Bart Hiatt, 775-423-0223
Website: topgunraceway.com

January through December
Fallon Trap Club
Trap shooting.
Season Long Events
Contact: 775-690-5512
Website: shootnevada.com

April through November
Lahontan Auto Racing Association Season
IMCA Mods, Hobby Stocks, Pro Stocks, Gen X and Bombers oval dirt track racing at its best.
Location: Rattlesnake Raceway
Contact: 775-423-7483
Website: rattlesnakeraceway.net

April 16-17
Fallon Soroptimists Home and Garden
Home & Garden Show, showcasing Fallon businesses.
Location: Fallon Convention Center
Contact: Marcia Vinson, 775-867-3503

May 19-20
Spring Wings Bird Festival
Spring Wings is a celebration of birding in and around Fallon, the Lahontan Valley Wetlands, and Stillwater Wildlife Refuge. The area lies on the Pacific Flyway and is home to hundreds of species of birds.
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds, Lahontan Valley Wetlands, Stillwater Wildlife Refuge, and other locations.
Contact: 775-423-5128
Website: springwings.org

April 7-9
Fallon High School and Jr. High School Rodeo State Finals
Competitors from across the state compete in all of the rough stock and barrel race events in this exciting high school rodeo.
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: Monyca Jensen 775-530-7694

June 9-11
Octane Fest
Motorsports Week featuring: Fairgrounds Jamboree with Monster Trucks, Truck and Tractor Pull and Freestyle Motocross Jump Show; Ironman Challenge IMCA Dirt Track Racing at Rattlesnake Raceway; Lucas Oil Series Drag Racing at Top Gun Raceway; RatFest Rumble Car Show downtown Fallon, Music, Miss Octane Fest, Food, Drinks; Eagles “Wheels for Meals” Poker Run.
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: 775-423-4556
Website: VisitFallonNevada.com/octanefest/

June 24
Degolyer Bucking Horse & Bull Bash
$5 Family-friendly rodeo, vendors and fun. Evening concert
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: 775-427-9730

July 4

Picnic and Parade
4TH July fun for the whole family.
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: 775-423-7733
Website: ChurchillCounty.org

August 4-6
Fallon Ranch Hand Rodeo
The Ranch Hand Rodeo allows local cowboys to form teams to show off their ranch hand skills.
Contact: 775-848-2108

August 2017
Fallon Fights – Rural Rumble ’17
In the tradition of professional boxing in rural Nevada, boxing is making history again in Fallon.  Catch Fallon Fights: the “Rural Rumble” every summer at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: 775-423-4556
Website: VisitFallonNevada.com/fallonfights/

August 25-17
Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & County Fair
The longest running Ag event in Nevada features the sweet, juicy cantaloupe, crafters, food, family fun and a Country Fair. 
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: 775-294-7400

September 23
Tractors and Truffles
Amazing local, regional and nationally known chefs prepare the freshest ingredients from local farms for a gourmet dinner to remember. And for dessert: Truffles and a sweet, dolcet performance at the Barkley Theatre.
Location: Lattin Farms, Oats Park, Churchill Vineyards, Barkley Theatre
Contact: 775.423.4556
Website: VisitFallonNevada.com/tractorsandtruffles/

September – October
Lattin Farm’s Nevada Maze
Nevada corn maze, produce market, pumpkin patch, scarecrow factory, hay rides.
Location: Lattin Farms
Contact: 775-867-3750
Website: lattinfarms.com

October 6-8
World Cowboy Fast Draw Championship
Competitors from around the country compete in western wear with single action revolvers for the title “Fastest Gun Alive” in the Cowboy Associations’ World Fast Draw Championship.
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: Cal Elrich, 775-575-1802

October 7
The No Hill Century One Hundred (100 Mile Bike Ride)
A cycling event with 30, 60 and 100 mile routes available for riders to see Fallon and surrounding Churchill County. There are no hills in the event which allows riders of all skill levels to feel far more confident in completing the arduous journey.
Location: In and around Churchill County.
Contact: Jorge Guerrero, 775-423-7733
Website: www.ChurchillCounty.org

October
Lattin Farm’s Fall Festival and Goat Days
A fall festival with goat related activities and contests.
Location: Lattin Farms.
Contact: Rick Lattin, 775-867-3750
Website: lattinfarms.com

December 1
Fallon City Hall and The Douglass Open House
The City of Fallon ushers in the holiday season with an open house that features all of the yuletide good tidings.
Location: City Hall & The Douglass
Contact: City Hall, 775-423-3040
Website: cityoffallon.com

December 1
Christmas Tree Lighting
This Christmas tradition is a joyous event in Fallon when the community turns out for carolers, cookies and hot chocolate, the first glimpse of Santa and to watch the Christmas Tree light up downtown Maine Street.
Location: Maine Street, Fallon
Contact: City Hall, 775-423-3040
Website: cityoffallon.com

December 1
Sagebrush Sisters Artists Holiday Art Show and Sale
Local artist ’s co-op will have a Holiday Show and sale of hand made items.
Location: Old Post Office, 90 N. Maine Street, Fallon
Contact: 775-423-5079

December 31
New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Bon Fire
Location: Churchill County Fairgrounds
Contact: 775.423.7733
Website: cityoffallon.com