Christmas in Reno, Nevada, is full of excitement with plenty of things to do in celebration of the season. Whether you‘re a local or visitor, anyone will enjoy their time here. You’ll find concerts to hear, Christmas lights to view, festivals, shopping, and much more. Spending time in Reno during the Christmas season can be very memorable.
The Reno Philharmonic Orchestra offers a special performance which includes the Philharmonic Chorus, children’s choir, dancers, and other performers relating to the season. If you’d like an unique experience, attend the Tuba Christmas Concert at the Wilbur D. May Museum. This free concert includes hot chocolate, cider, and cookies. Jazz lovers will want to experience “Jazz for the Holidays” which involves several jazz artists and orchestras. Grace Church and the First Methodist Church host the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for the performing of the Handel’s Messiah. There are several holiday events offered through the Washoe County Library with Christmas story times, Santa visits, and other events. If you enjoy the ballet, the A.V.A. Ballet Theater or the Bay Point Ballet may be performing the Nutcracker or other holiday performances. Another event is the Reno Santa Pub Crawl where Santas, elves, and other characters go through the streets of downtown, then the party begins and you can go from one bar to another in the neighborhood. The Sundance Winter Craft Show is great for those who love shopping with a variety of local artists. “Lights of Tanea” is the biggest Christmas light show in Reno. The area around Tanea Drive has a light show in sync to holiday music.
There are several ways to experience and enjoy the Christmas season in Reno, Nevada. Everyone of all ages will enjoy these memorable concerts and events. Locals shouldn't’t miss out on all that available for them to make the Christmas holiday special and visitors will be most welcome to celebrate along with them.