Celebrate the Santa Crawl in Style

The Reno Santa Pub Crawl is the holiday event of the season, featuring over 13,000 revelers dressed in Santa suits, snowflakes, bar hopping and activities like the Great Santa Dash.  That’s a lot to take in, even for an experienced crawler! Here are a few tips and tricks from the Sands Santa experts to help you celebrate the Santa Crawl like a local.
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Shuffleboard and Zombies!

Get ready for nine full days of live shuffleboard action from the best competitors in the nation! We’re bringing the 24th Annual North American Shuffleboard Championships to Reno Saturday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Nov. 3. The competition includes 13 events for four skill levels on a total of 28 boards. Can’t stand to be out of the action? Sign up today! 

Fall Happenings in Reno

Fall Events, Reno, Sands Regency

With exciting events all month long, Reno is the place to be in October. Celtic bagpipes, wine tastings, and zombies fill the streets for festive fall celebrations. We have everything you need to have an unforgettable time.

Pull out your kilt and head down to the Reno Celtic Celebration at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, October 5 and 6, for a taste of Celtic culture. Scottish, Irish and other dancers will take the stage with musicians fiddling and piping the perfect jigging tunes. Solo bagpipers and entire piping bands transform the city to give it an authentic, Northern Isles feel.

Get Ready to Rumble!

Get ready for Reno to rumble when Street Vibrations brings more than 50,000 motorcycle enthusiasts to town September 25-29. Live entertainment, a tattoo expo and cruises to Lake Tahoe make for one hog-wild weekend! There won’t be one idle moment when you’re surrounded by a surplus of bikes, babes and stunt shows throughout the city. Visit the Sands Facebook page for a chance to win a FREE two-night stay, two Street Vibration T-shirts, one $50 food comp and a $50 gift certificate to Harley Davidson. “Like” the Sands page and enter your name and e-mail through the contest tab. Cross your fingers on September 20 when the lucky winner is announced.

More Fun In Store!

More Fun In Store!

With summer on its way out, that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop.  The Reno/Tahoe area is jam packed with fun and exciting events that make the season transition a breeze.  Whether its festivals you like, the glowing of hot air balloons at dawn, airplanes looping through the sky, motorcycles revving their engines or watching the man set a blaze, we’ve got all the information you need to keep the fun going.

Blues Jam Wednesdays!

We’re bringing the blues poolside every Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. Blues Jam Wednesdays, presented by the Reno Blues Society, are free, live blues concerts open to the public. 

Throughout August, we have an incredible line-up of talented Reno musicians showcasing covers and original material. Hear classics from the likes of Robert Cray and Tommy Castro while enjoying a cocktail by the pool or a relaxing soak in our Jacuzzi.  

Groove the evening away on August 14th with The Jokers Wild Blues Band or boogie down to blues masters Moses Malone, on August 21st.  

4 Reasons you can't Miss the Sands Pool Parties

Summer is here so you’d better be ready to suit up and get wet at the Sands Pool Parties! 

Oh, what’s that you say? You don’t know if you’re ready to be in downtown Reno, basking in the sun and lounging by the pool with a couple of cocktails?

You must have something against fun. Or body paint. And we refuse to believe that’s the case. 

We’re here to help with a few tips on how to survive the Sands Pool. Leaving your house has never been a better decision. Plus, it’s free to get in!


With summer in full swing, there is a lot going on in Reno and Lake Tahoe.  During the whole month of July Artown will take over Downtown Reno and surrounding areas.  Back for its 18th season, the festival will bring to various venues throughout Reno hundreds of events and artistic, musical, and theatric performances, most of which are FREE.  Be sure to check out the Artown Little Book for a full list of events.  

Eurofest 2013. May 31st - June 2nd

Eurofest 2013. May 31st - June 2nd

The weather is warming up and the action is really starting to heat up at the Sands. On May 31, we will get the summer season off to a rousing start with the 15th Annual Eurofest Celebration at the Sands. The event takes place over3 days from Friday through Sunday, and is free to attend. Stop by and enjoy traditional European food, drink, and live entertainment throughout the day and night.

$30,000 Bingo Blast – August 18, 2012

This is some serious bingo with $30,000 in cash prizes during the Sands $30,000 Bingo Blast. Reserve your spot for August 18 in this Paper-Only Bingo Tournament.

A $45 Buy-In includes two 6-on Packs and a Dauber; additional 6-on Packs available for  purchase.  Also, there will be door prizes during the main session!

Reserve your spot today by calling 1-800-233-4939 ext. 7750 or see a Bingo attendant. 

Don’t miss out on the $30,000 Bingo Blast!   

(Photo: Donn D. winner of April’s $30,000 Bingo Blast. Are you next?)  


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