Find a Nevada fall festival to attend in 2018. Our events calendar for September, October and November 2018 has things to do across Nevada including activities in Las Vegas, Reno. Our list includes festivals celebrating the local harvest, food, music, beer, Oktoberfest and more.
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Las Vegas Jazz Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
Nearly 3,000 attend this outdoor jazz music event.
Beerhaus at the Park - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 30 to Oct 2, 2016
Topgolf Las Vegas Oktoberfest - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 1, 2016
Reno Comic Con - Reno, NV - Jan 1, 2017
Two fun filled days at Sands Regency Hotel. Saturday 10 to 6 pm (plus after hours programming. Sunday 10 to 5 pm. One Day Admission is $8.00 (at the door). Weekend Admission is only $12.00 (at the door). Children under 8 years old are free.
Nugget Rib Cook-off - Sparks, NV - Aug 30 to Sep 4, 2017
An all you can eat event with plenty of BBQ foods plus live music entertainment, kids activities, craft vendors, beer garden, and of course the casino nearby.
Oktoberfest Pool Party - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 16, 2017
The Golden Nugget will hold its Oktoberfest pool party on Friday as part of its annual two day Fall Beer Festival. Admission to the Oktoberfest is free. Location: 129 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 29 to Oct 1, 2017
One of the best with plenty of country music favorites including Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, and Toby Keith.
Red Bull Air Race - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 14 to Oct 15, 2017
Burning Man - Gerlach, NV - Aug 26 to Sep 3, 2018
50,000+ attend the annual event in the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada. One of the most unique annual events in the world held each year in a city built in the desert by volunteers. Spectacular nighttime activities aimed at art, performance, theme camps, volunteers, and more.
Big Blues Bender - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 6 to Sep 9, 2018
Annual Blues music event held at the Plaza Hotel and Casino. Top musicians perform on three indoor stages and the Rooftop Pool Stage. Packages include hotel stay with add-ons like unlimited drink wristbands, meals, and souvenirs.
Pole Expo - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 6 to Sep 9, 2018
The world’s largest gathering of fitness enthusiasts passionate about pole dancing and aerial arts, held at the Hard Rock Hotel for three days of free workshops, seminars, performances and shopping.
Great Reno Balloon Race - Reno, NV - Sep 7 to Sep 9, 2018
One of the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world, with almost 100 balloons and 120,000 spectators each year.
Reno National Championship Air Races - Reno, NV - Sep 12 to Sep 16, 2018
National championship air races featuring a variety of aircraft.
National Championship Air Races - Reno, NV - Sep 12 to Sep 16, 2018
Witness the thrill and excitement of the world;s fastest motor sport with spectacular races, iconic aircraft, and aviation history displays. This event is the longest-running air race, and the only closed-course pylon racing event in the world.
Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 13 to Sep 16, 2018
Join over 50,000 biking enthusiasts with local tours, live entertainment, stunt shows, over 250 vendors, parties, poker run and lots more.
Hofbrauhaus Oktoberfest - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 14 to Oct 31, 2018
The Las Vegas location of the classic German beer hall celebrates Oktoberfest with celebrity keg tappings on Friday and Saturdays in September and October. Past celebrities have included Siegfried & Roy, Holly Madison, Taylor Hicks and the Chippendales, among many others. Nightly food specials on traditional German dishes including bratwurst, schweinshaxe and schnitzel. Stein Holding contests on Friday and Saturday nights. There will also be live music from a traditional Bavarian band.
Las Vegas Oktoberfest - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 14 to Sep 16, 2018
The German-American Social Club of Nevada and the City of Las Vegas.
iHeart Radio Music Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2018
Annual star-studded music festival at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Life is Beautiful - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 21 to Sep 23, 2018
Lots of music, art, food, comedians, and enjoyment.
Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 21 to Sep 23, 2018
18 blocks of creators in Las Vegas, making food, comedy, music, art, murals and more. Includes big names you probably definitely have heard of, as well as newcomers you will be glad to experience.
Street Vibrations Motorcycle Festival - Reno, NV - Sep 26 to Sep 30, 2018
A celebration of music, metal and motorcycles. Offers poker runs, live entertainment, ride-in shows, stunt and bike shows and more to more than 50,000 biking enthusiasts.
Grapes & Hops Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Sep 29, 2018
Sample fine wine and great beers plus delicious foods from Las Vegas fine restaurants. A charity event kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Las Vegas Triathalon - Boulder City, NV - Sep 29, 2018
Held annually at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Galleria at Sunset Oktoberfest - Henderson, NV - Sep 29, 2018
Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 4 to Oct 7, 2018
Wine tasting, gourmet food and live entertainment (music, ballet and shows) at the Red Rock Casino and Resort.
RiSE Lantern Festival - Moapa, NV - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2018
Elevates hope, ignites dreams, and creates memories with the release of thousands of lanterns, live music, food & drinks and more.
Eldorado Great Italian Festival - Reno, NV - Oct 6 to Oct 7, 2018
37th annual. Lots of fun with grape stomping, pasta bowls for sauce tasting, wine, dinner buffet, and kid’s gelato eating contest plus more fun activities.
AIMExpo - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 11 to Oct 14, 2018
This year in Las Vegas! American International Motorcycle Expo. Open to Public
Las Vegas BikeFest - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 11 to Oct 14, 2018
Annual event for 15+ years taking over downtown Las Vegas. Join in the Motorcycle Rally, Poker Run, celebrity appearances, demo rides, live music and more.
Las Vegas PRIDE Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2018
LGBT event for families, couples, singles, friends and straight allies and PRIDE pets. Lots of delicious food, beer, family activity zone, live music, free shuttle service and lots more.
Pumpkinman Triathlon - Boulder City, NV - Oct 20, 2018
Held at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Tough Mudder - Henderson, NV - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2018
10 miles of red rocks, sun, obstacles make this one of the world’s toughest Mudders and will make you stronger
Las Vegas Book Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 20, 2018
10,000 annually attend the largest literary event in Nevada which offers a number of different events, both inside and out, all with free admission.
Colorado River Fall Festival - Laughlin, NV - Oct 21 to Oct 23, 2018
The premier York Rite festival in the southwest hosted at the Riverside Resort Casino in Laughlin, NV.
Pumpkin Palooza - Sparks, NV - Oct 21, 2018
Autumn-themed activities including a pumpkin derby, marshmallow shooting, costume parade, carnival games live music, pumpkin seed spitting contest, pumpkin pie eating contest and mummy wrapping contest.
Indian National Finals Rodeo - Las Vegas, NV - Oct 23 to Oct 27, 2018
43rd annual. Held at South Point Equestrian Center. Events include Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirl’s Breakaway Roping, Cowgirl’s Steer Undecorating, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Tie Down Roping.
Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival - Las Vegas, NV - Nov 3, 2018
An annual celebration of comic books, science fiction and pop culture held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Meet publishers and vendors, attend film screenings and panels, and don’t miss special guests and more, all at the Clark County Library.
Rock ‘n Roll Marathon - Las Vegas, NV - Nov 10 to Nov 11, 2018
Marathon and 1/2 Marathon on the Las Vegas Strip. Run the strip at night.
Wine Amplified Festival – Las Vegas – October 9-10, 2015
10th annual event. Wine tasting and live music.
Summerlin Pumpkin Festival – Summerlin, NV – October 10, 2015
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