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. Write to us at Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority, 100 Campus Way, Fallon, Nevada 89406.
CHURCHILL ARTS COUNCIL – Year long calendar of great artists and entertainers, August, 2015 – June, 2016 Site: Barkley Theatre and the Fallon Convention Center. Contact: Valerie Serpa, 775-423-1440 Website: www.churchillarts.org
NEW YEAR’S 5K FUN RUN – January 2, 2016 Site: City Hall Courtyard Contact: 775.423.7733 Website: www.ChurchillCounty.org 5k Run/Walk.
TOP GUN RACEWAY DRAG RACING SEASON – March through October, 2016 Site: Top Gun Raceway. Contact: 775-423-0223 Website: www.topgunraceway.com NHRA, pro, amateur, and circuit drag racing at the Top Gun Raceway in Fallon.
FALLON TRAP CLUB – Season Long Events – January through December 2016 Site: Fallon Trap Club Contact: 775-690-5512 Website: www.shootnevada.com Trap shooting.
LAHONTAN AUTO RACING ASSOC. SEASON – April through November, 2016 Site: Rattlesnake Raceway Contact: 775-423-7483 Website: www.rattlesnakeraceway.net IMCA Mods, Hobby Stocks, Pro Stocks, Gen X and Bombers oval dirt track racing at its best.
FALLON SOROPTIMISTS HOME & GARDEN SHOW – April 16-17, 2016 Site: Fallon Convention Center Contact: Marcia Vinson, 775-867-3503 Home & Garden Show, showcasing Fallon businesses.
SPRING WINGS BIRD FESTIVAL – May 20-21, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds, Lahontan Valley Wetlands, Stillwater Wildlife Refuge, and other locations Contact: 775.423.5128 Website: www.springwings.org Spring Wings is a celebration of birding in and around Fallon, the Lahontan Valley Wetlands, and Stillwater Wildlife Refuge all of which lie on the Pacific Flyway, home to hundreds of species of birds.
FALLON HIGH SCHOOL & JR. HIGH SCHOOL RODEO STATE FINALS – May 24-30, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds Contact: Monyca Jensen 775-530-7694 Competitors from across the state compete in all of the rough stock and barrel race events.
DEGOLYER BUCKING HORSE & BULL BASH – June 25, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds Contact: 775-427-9730 $5 Family-friendly rodeo, vendors and fun. Evening concert.
RANCH HAND RODEO – August 6-7, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds Contact: 775-848-2108 The Ranch Hand Rodeo allows local ranch hands to show off their skills.
FALLON FIGHTS-RURAL RUMBLE 2016– August 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds, Fallon Contact: 775.423.4556 Website: www.visitfallonnv.com/fallonfights 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.
FALLON CANTALOUPE FESTIVAL & COUNTRY FAIR – September 2-4, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds Contact: 775-294-7400 The longest running Ag event in Nevada features the sweet, juicy cantaloupe, crafters, food, family fun and a Country Fair.
TRACTORS & TRUFFLES – September 10, 2016 Site: Lattin Farms, Oats Park, Churchill Vineyards, Barkley Theatre. Contact: 775-423-4556 Website: www.visitfallonnevada.com/tractorsandtruffles Local, regional and nationally known chefs prepare the freshest ingredients from local farms for a gourmet dinner. The event includes farm tours and a concert in the Barkley Theatre.
LATTIN FARM’S NEVADA MAZE – September – October, 2016 Site: Lattin Farms Contact: 775-867-3750 Website: www.lattinfarms.com Nevada corn maze, produce market, pumpkin patch, scarecrow factory, hay rides.
WORLD COWBOY FAST DRAW CHAMPIONSHIP – September 30 – October 1, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds Contact: Cal Elrich, 775-575-1802 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.
THE NO HILL HUNDRED (100 MILE BIKE RIDE) – October 1, 2016 Site: In and around Churchill County. Contact: 775-423-7733 Website: www.ChurchillCounty.org A no-hill cycling event with 30, 60 and 100 mile routes available for riders to see Fallon and surrounding Churchill County.
LATTIN FARMS FALL FESTIVAL & GOAT DAYS– October 2, 2016 Site: Lattin Farms Contact: 775-867-3750 Website: www.lattinfarms.com A fall festival with goat related activities and contests.
FALLON CITY HALL & THE DOUGLASS OPEN HOUSE – December 2, 2016 Site: City Hall & The Douglass, Fallon Contact: City Hall, 775-423-3040 Website: www.cityoffallon.com The City of Fallon ushers in the holiday season with an open house that features all of the yuletide good tidings.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – December 2, 2016 Site: Maine Street, Fallon Contact: City Hall, 775-423-3040 Website: www.cityoffallon.com 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.
SAGEBRUSH SISTERS ARTISTS HOLIDAY ART SHOW & SALE – December 2-3, 2016 Site: Old Post Office, 90 N. Maine Street, Fallon Contact: 775-423-5079 Local artist’s co-op hosts this holiday art show and sale of local hand-made items.
NEW YEAR’S EVE FIRE WORKS & BON FIRE – December 31, 2016 Site: Churchill County Fairgrounds Contact: 775.423.7733 Website: www.cityoffallon.com See and feel the fireworks show from the arena grandstands followed by a community bonfire.
June 24, 2017 Churchill County Fairgrounds For more information call 775-427-9730. Rodeo on June 24, Admission $8 in advance and $10 at the gate, 12 and under/65 and older $5. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., live 80’s band following the Rodeo. Website: https://www.facebook.com/degolyerbuckinghorseandbullbash