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December events and entertainment at Grand Sierra Resort


Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) is the premiere destination for the biggest names in entertainment and regularly welcomes legendary performers, popular comedians, production shows and more. Visiting northern Nevada for the first time is Red Hot Superstars. The legends-style tribute show features celebrity impersonators including Madonna, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga and more, for a night full of entertainment and family-friendly fun. To purchase show tickets, call 1-800-648-3568 or visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

Walang Hanggang Pasasalamat—Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Philippine TV’s top-rated drama series “Walang Hanggang” is back, bringing all the drama to its loyal fans with a live concert. The story is centered on two couples whose relationships are put to the test. For more information or to purchase tickets, visitwww.grandsierraresort.com.

Megadeth – Countdown to Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour—Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m.

Megadeth visits Reno to perform its acclaimed double Platinum-certified album “Countdown to Extinction.” Megadeth’s Dave Musaine personally oversaw the development of the special album and will feature it on the band’s Countdown to Extinction 20th Anniversary Tour. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

First Fridays Festival presents: Ugly Sweater Party! – Friday, Dec. 7 at 8:00 p.m.

Join Grand Sierra for the inaugural Ugly Sweater Party as part of the First Fridays Festival on Friday, Dec. 7. A festival of sights, sounds, tastes and experiences, featuring food and drink specials, parades, roaming entertainment, DJ Alex Danger, ‘80s/’90s cover band, The Spazmatics and more! Reno locals receive 25 percent off dinner at Charlie Palmer Steak, RIM or Briscola by swiping their GSRewards card at any kiosk. For more information, visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV—Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m.

Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao of the Philippines and four-division world champion Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez of Mexico will go head-to-head in a 12 round welterweight battle. Guests are invited to watch the fourth act of this historic rivalry throughout the casino for free.

The Nutcracker – Peninsula Ballet Theatre of San Mateo California—Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.

The professional Peninsula Ballet presents its very own rendition of the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker.’ Come experience the magical story of a war betwixt rat and a charming heroic prince. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

Ultimate Reno Combat 38—Friday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m.

Rick Collup presents Ultimate Reno Combat 37, the No. 1-rated amateur event in the nation. Witness epic battles with all proceeds donated to The Children’s Cabinet.

2nd Annual Charlie Palmer Holiday Feast—Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.

Enjoy an exquisite gourmet twist on Thanksgiving favorites with award-winning Chef Charlie Palmer. The 2nd Annual Charlie Palmer Holiday Feast will feature amazing dishes with complementary wine pairings. For more information or to purchase tickets, visitwww.grandsierraresort.com.

Anthony Cools: Uncensored – Friday, Dec. 21 at 9 p.m.

Las Vegas headliner Anthony Cools is back with his signature X-rated comedic hypnosis show.

Cools brings an outrageous sense of humor that will inspire laughs, fun and a night to be remembered. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

Red Hot Superstars—Dec. 15-31 at 9 p.m.

Madonna, Michael Jackson and Prince—oh my. GSR proudly presents Red Hot Superstars, a legends-style tribute show featuring a live band, dancers and impersonations of some of Hollywood’s most famous celebrities. The family-friendly show is great for all ages. To purchase tickets, visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

Live Country Music at Mustangs—DJ starts at 8 p.m. and bands at 9 p.m.

GSR is home to some of the best live country music around. Shine those boots and grab a partner and come experience the fun throughout the month of December.

  • Aces up                                                                Thursday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec.8
  • Rustler’s Heat                                                    Thursday, Dec. 13 through Saturday, Dec. 15
  • Whiskey Dawn                                                  Thursday, Dec. 20 through Saturday Dec. 22
  • Buck Ford Band                                                 Thursday, Dec. 27 through Saturday Dec. 29
  • Rustlers Heat                                                     Sunday, Dec. 30 through Monday, Dec.31                      

For more information or a full entertainment calendar, visit www.grandsierraresort.com. For the latest and greatest news on GSR, find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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