Summer is in full swing and we hope you are enjoying the time with your family. We have put together a list of local activities and events that are budget-friendly. These summer activities are $10 or under!
Summer Activities $10 and Under In Northern Nevada
This “scent-sational” event features lavender and honey, arts and crafts, food, demonstrations, music, entertainment, and more. It’s a festival for all ages, so invite your friends and family to enjoy a beautiful day.
Head to the beach! Pack a picnic, floaties, towels, sunscreen, some shade, and your set! We love spending a day at the beach. Check out our list of family-friendly beaches, certain beaches like Kings Beach or Sand Harbor offer parking for just $10 per car.
Enjoy a theater experience for a fraction of the price. This Summer our local movie theaters are offering special showings starting ranging from $1.50-$2.00! See theaters and movies here.
GALENA CAMPFIRE PROGRAM SERIES
Location: Galena Creek Regional Park, North Entrance, 18250 Mt. Rose Hwy., Reno
Date: Every Friday through AUgust 5th, 2022 @ 8pm
The Galena Campfire Program Series is all about sharing that experience with the family. A different presenter is featured each week, including a variety of cultural music experiences, plus fun educational programs and marshmallow roasting. Blankets, low-back chairs, bug spray and flashlights are recommended. The programs are free, though donations are welcomed to support the program.
THE DISCOVERY ROOM
Date: Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays from 10am-1pm
Location: The Discovery Room @ Rancho San Rafael Park
Come have fun with arts, crafts, coloring and storytelling. The suggested ages are 3-10.
Located in Spanish Springs, the Lazy 5 concerts series kicks off June 15th through August 17. Look forward to concerts featuring local artists to entertain families, friends, and neighbors in the Spanish Springs/Sparks area.
Food trucks and mobile pub present at every show. Arrive early and bring a blanket/chairs.
Location: 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89436
Dates/Times: June 15-August 17, 2022, Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm
Every Wednesday in July for a special evening of family entertainment at 6pm! The historic ranch buildings will be open for guided tours at 6pm, followed by the program at 7pm. Bring a blanket, a lawn chairs, and a snack!
Location: Bartley Ranch Western Heritage Interpretive Center, 6000 Bartley Ranch Rd, Reno
Kacey received her bachelor's in Psychology while cheering for the University of Oregon. They moved to Reno in 2014 and have loved it ever since. She is a dedicated homeschooling mother to her three children.
She serves on the hospital board for Northern Nevada Health Systems and is passionate about her community.
Kacey loves exploring with her family and finding family-friendly events and activities! A few of her favorite things include family adventures, traveling, working out, coffee, and dessert!