2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Reno Tahoe, Nevada

By Sponsored Content, May 4, 2018

Reno Tahoe is a four-season resort destination with an abundance of outdoor amenities and a disproportionate cache of high-quality hotel rooms, entertainment, and restaurants. The sports events professionals in this destination have decades of experience working with event producers, streamlining the process and promising to exceed the expectations of competitors and attendees. With increasing air service, burgeoning arts, and culture attractions, and a great value on first-class hotel and event amenities, Reno Tahoe is one of the best destinations in the country for impactful, high-quality sporting events.

Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Captivating, modern and competitive, the Reno-Sparks Convention Center is no ordinary stage. For technological amenities and extensive capacity, this state-of-the-art facility is built to order for progressive business. The center can accommodate a full spectrum of events that include shows on Tradeshow Week’s Top 200 list. And it is presented at a value you can’t match anywhere else. More than 500,000 square feet of exhibition and meeting space, with a full-time staff representing decades of experience in event production.

Quick Facts
Total Space 500,000 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space 381,000 square feet
Meeting Rooms On-Site Yes
Union Facility No
Permanent Seating No
Ceiling Height 34 ft.
Column-Free Yes
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 11,000

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

Less than a mile from downtown Reno, the park ‘s manicured turf, natural desert and wetland habitats are popular with locals and visitors. The park provides nature and walking trails, a multi-use pasture area and plenty of room to play. Rancho San Rafael also offers a scenic view of The Biggest Little City.

Quick Facts
Distance From Downtown 1 mile
Total Space 600 acres
Permanent Lighting No
Parking On-Site Yes
Permanent Restrooms Yes
Permanent Seating No
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 7,000

Tony Pehle, Recreation Supervisor

Destination Facts

Hotel Rooms Downtown 15,800
Hotel Rooms in Surrounding Area 20,000
Restaurants 750
Sports Venues 24
Largest Indoor Venue Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Largest Outdoor Venue Golden Eagle Regional Park
Closest Airport Reno-Tahoe International

Recently Hosted

> USA Cycling 2018 CycloCross Nationals
> Elevate the Stage – Youth and Collegiate Gymnastics Invitational
> Athletx – Youth Baseball Nationals

What’s New

> Interbike Market week and CrossReno 2018
> USA Track & Field 2018 Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
> USA Gymnastics 2019 Men’s Junior Olympic National Championships

Key Indoor Venues

Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Reno Events Center
Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center

Key Outdoor Venues

Golden Eagle Regional Sports Complex
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Sparks Marina


Shelli Fine, Director of Sports Development