Hot August Nights Venues

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

3800 South Virginia Street, Reno

Home of the Cruise of Champions, daily Show-n-Shines, food, free entertainment and official Hot August Nights merchandise.

Baldini’s Sports Casino & Restaurant

865 S Rock Blvd, Sparks

Home to the Hot August Nights Swap Meet.

The Garage

2500 East 2nd St., Reno

The Garage, a preferred seating experience, introduces a brand-new way to experience Hot August Nights entertainment at the Grand Sierra Resort. This 21+ area will allow you to enjoy complimentary drinks in comfort and style. Day passes range from $50 to $75. Want to enjoy the VIP experience all week long? Purchase an all week pass for just $300. The ultimate Hot August Nights experience is here, and you are invited. Purchase your entrance today by visiting the Hot August Nights office located at 1425 E. Greg Street in Sparks, NV or by calling the office at 775-356-1956 x0.

Downtown Reno

North Virginia Street (Liberty to 5th Street), Reno

Downtown Reno is the host site for the Hot August Nights Cup Show-n-Shine and Celebrity Show-n-Shine along with nightly cruising. The venue is one of 3 sites for the Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shines on Saturday and is the route for the Sunday finale parade . You can also purchase official Hot August Nights merchandise at the this venue.

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

2500 East 2nd Street, Reno

Car Participant Check-in & Registration will be held in the Summit Pavilion at the Grand Sierra Resort. The Grand Sierra Resort is one of 3 sites for the Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine. Along with free headline entertainment at this venue you’ll also find sponsor displays, food, and official Hot August Nights merchandise.

Nugget Casino Resort

1100 Nugget Avenue, Sparks

The Nugget hosts the Official Hot August Nights Drag Races & Burnouts, the Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition, Best Stock Original and Best Stock Restored Competition, great live entertainment, food and more.

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

2707 South Virginia Street, Reno

Home of the Official Kick-Off Party. Venue also features, specialty car displays, food, vendors and Night Life, the Mill Mile Show-n-Shine Competition, and official Hot August Nights merchandise.

Rancho San Rafael Park

1595 North Sierra St., Reno

Home to our Pre-Kick off Sunday Event and Vintage Trailer Revival Event

Reno Events Center

400 North Center Street, Reno

Home of the Big Boy’s Toy Store and Dazzling Divas. Check out over 300 booths featuring the latest in hot rod, street rod & truck accessories. No admission fee.

Reno-Sparks Convention Center

4590 South Virginia Street, Reno

Location of the Hot August Nights Auction presented by Motorsport Auction Group.

Reno Sparks Livestock Event Center

1350 N Wells Ave., Reno

Location of the AutoCross & Drifting Events, Cool Car Showroom and Tomorrow’s Classics.

Summit Racing Equipment

960 E Glendale Ave., Sparks

Kick off location for Poker Run. Winners to receive a trophy and Summit Racing gift cards.

Virginia City
1 S C St., Virginia City

Take a cruise back in time. Registration includes a commemorative dash plaque and exclusive event T-shirt. This event requires a separate registration.

Victorian Square – Sparks

1000 Victorian Avenue, Sparks

Home to the Ultimate Classic Competition, as well as a craft fair and free headliner entertainment. Along with these events, each night will feature a cruise down Victorian Avenue and official Hot August Nights merchandise. Sparks is one of 3 sites for the Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine on Saturday.

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