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Hot August Nights Spring Fever Revival

May 17 - May 18

Cool Cars and Live Rock ‘n’ Roll Music!

In advance of the premier summertime classic car event, downtown Reno will hum with the sound of powerful engines and dreamy sighs as classic cars from bygone eras line the streets for Hot August Nights Spring Fever Revival. Marvel at the show-n-shines and enjoy free live entertainment – performances will be announced in early May. The event also features food, beverage and booths filled with memorabilia and merchandise.

The event is FREE to the public to enjoy the sights and sounds. Event Hours:

Friday, May 17: 8am-4pm
Saturday, May 18: 8am-4pm

Interested Car Registrants
Open to all 1979 and older model vehicles, the event welcomes all classic car owners to participate. The entry fee is just $40 but will be waived for 2019 registered Hot August Nights car participants. Car registration and participant information, plus a full calendar of events, can be found on the website. All participants will receive a window sticker, commemorative dash plaque and other items. Participants also have a chance to be selected as the upcoming poster car! A Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine (Saturday) gives 600+ classic car participants a run for their money as they compete for beloved ribbons and trophies.

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Bob Conrad is co-founder of ThisisReno. He manages ThisisReno and Conrad Communications, LLC, his marketing communications consulting company. He also works part time for the University of Nevada, Reno.