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Next Stop: Reno/Tahoe

next stopNext Stop TV Show, powered by Alaska Airlines, recently ventured to Reno Tahoe to get an insiders guide to an epic Reno Tahoe vacation.  Their adventure leads them to mountaintop panoramic views with Lake Tahoe Snowmobile, an “over-the-top crazy” event at SnowFest, bluebird skiing at Diamond Peak, Tahoe-style luxury at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Casino and Spa, great eats at Campo Reno, the mixology behind EDGE Nightspot, and a taste of local music with former NBC “The Voice” contestant Whitney Myer. Check it out:

Reno’s Haunted Nightlife – Halloween 2012

It’s Halloween season in Reno Tahoe USA and we’re celebrating with endless parties, drink specials, costume contest and turning over downtown Reno to the beer-craving undead. Here’s what to expect:

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The walking dead are taking over downtown Reno on October 27, but don’t run away from this swarm of beer thirsty zombies, join them! Pick up a commemorative cup and map for $5, and enjoy drink specials at more than 40 bars. Get your cups and maps early at Junkee Clothing Exchange, Melting Pot World Emporium, Doll House, Chocolate Walrus or Prism Magic. They will also be available the night of the crawl at participating bars. The Zombie Crawl kicks off 8:00 pm, but you won’t want to miss the massive Pre-Crawl Thriller Dance under the Reno Arch at 7:00 pm.

Eldorado Hotel Casino

Get ready for two nights full of fighting fun as the Halloween spirit takes over Eldorado Hotel Casino for the Freakin’ Weekend, October 26-27. You’re in for a treat with amazing drink specials and $6,500 in cash prizes for the best dressed patrons as Bubinga Lounge transforms into the Zombie Lounge, The Brew Brothers becomes The Blood Brothers, Roxy’s Bar Lounge transfigures into Ghost Lounge, Cin Cin turns into Sin Sin and Stadium Bar becomes Stadium Spider Bar.  Check out the full schedule on Eldorado’s events page.

EDGE Nightspot

For a killer good time, don’t miss the sinfully fun Halloween parties at Edge Nightspot inside the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Party into the early morning hours on October 27 during Skin & Scare, featuring Reno’s top DJ’s, delicious libations, and $6,000 in cash prizes and costume contests- including $2,500 for the sexiest and scariest.

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On October 31, join DJ E-Rock, the official DJ for the San Francisco Giants, for the The Night of the Dead. Be sure to wear your best costume as $1,500 will be awarded to the sexiest and $1,500 to the most bizarre, along with another $1,000 in random cash giveaways.

Silver Legacy Resort Casino

Scary and sexy collide at the 12th annual Wild Erotic Ball, October 26, at the Grand Exposition Hall inside Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Join one of the hottest Halloween parties in town where the most erotic female, most erotic tandem and most unique costumes will win cash and other prizes. Tickets are available for $20 in advance or $25 at the door and costumes are required.

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Saddle up and get on down to the Halloween Hoedown on October 27, and dance the night away with live music from Rick Hays & American Steel. Be sure to wear your costumes to receive great drink specials and to enter the $1,000 costume contest. The hoedown kicks off at 9:00 pm at the Casino Cabaret.

CommRow

DJ’s Kentot, Fredy G and Boom are in the mix all night for the 5th annual Fright Fest, October 27, at Cargo inside CommRow. Win cash and prizes for the scariest couple, naughtiest nurse and most creative male and female.  This bash is for everyone 18 and over, with a full bar for those 21 and up.

For more information on everything Halloween in Reno Tahoe USA, please visit our events page.

April Nightlife in Reno Tahoe

Spring is officially here, but the change in season isn’t the only thing heating up Reno Tahoe USA this April. Here are the nightlife highlights for this month.

EDGE Nightspot

PrintApril 7 – Platinum Party

Bud Light Platinum hosts the flashiest party in Reno, featuring DJ Reflex dropping the hottest beats all night long. Guests sporting platinum will receive complementary cover and the best platinum outfit of the evening will win a platinum and diamond pendant from Precision Diamonds!

Doors open at 10 pm. $20 cover.

April 13, 20 & 27 – Biggest Little City DJ Battle

Local DJ’s go head to head on April 13 and 20, battling their way to finals on April 27 where four finalists will take on resident DJ Chris English. The winner will take home $1,000 and earn an opening set for DJ Spryte Aiight the following night.

Doors open at 10 pm. $20 cover.

April 28 – DJ Spryte

Hailing from Chicago, DJ Spryte brings his house heavy style to EDGE with the champion of the Biggest Little City DJ Battle.

Doors open at 10 pm. $20 cover.

Beer Fest

April 13 – Reno Ballroom

Join the Nevada Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Chapter for the 18th annual Beer Fest, featuring over 60 different brews! This is your chance to use those party skills for a good cause as the proceeds will go towards undergraduate scholarships at the University of Nevada, Reno. Enjoy as much beer as you can drink in a commemorative glass, entertainment by DJ Ryon and a raffle.

Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door.

DJ Ikon

April 14 – BuBinga Lounge

DJ Ikon returns to the Eldorado Hotel Casino for a night of high energy excitement and dancing. After growing up in Lake Tahoe and attending college in Reno, DJ Icon has become a powerhouse on the Las Vegas strip, claiming residencies at a number of the hottest nightclubs in Sin City, including Pure and Haze. Now he is making a homecoming appearance at BuBinga Lounge for a special Addiction Saturday, which promises to be a party you won’t want to miss.

Doors open at 10 pm. $10 cover.

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April 22 – Knitting Factory

Dubstep guru, Rusko, takes to the Knitting Factory stage for a night of bass thumping original tracks, such as, “Woo Boost,” and “Hold On.”

Doors open at 7 pm/ Show at 8 pm. Tickets are $29.

Your Guide to Ringing in the New Year in Reno

For a far from expected New Year’s celebration, join one of the many exciting parties in downtown Reno. From Go-Go dancers and gowns, to fireworks and fake mustaches, we have everything you need to make this a New Year’s Eve you won’t forget – or remember.

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It may be cold outside, but inside the Eldorado Hotel Casino it’s heating up at BuBinga Lounge. Hosting a special New Year’s Eve Black and White Bash, (((xm fedie))), Roni Romance and Jessica the Ripper will be spinning well into the New Year. One cover gets you into Brew Brothers and Roxy’s Bar and Lounge, both venues are entertaining with live music and DJ’s, plus party favors, a balloon drop and toast at midnight. Cin Cin offers a more laid back celebration where you can enjoy artisan cocktails while relaxing with friends.

Ring in the New Year with the hottest Brazilian dancers inside the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. You won’t have to visit the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to feel the heat. To start the countdown to midnight, Atlantis’ Party Patrol will roam the casino floor to hand out hats, tiaras, and noise makers! The festive parade starts at 10pm and travels through the casino floor. FREE entertainment, FREE Champagne, FREE party favors, a casino-wide balloon drop, plus everyone is a winner! This is one party that would be hard to turn your back on.

Silver Legacy Resort Casino is  on New Year’s Eve with DJ’s, dancing and dueling pianos. Enjoy one of the hottest dance parties in town, along with complimentary party favors and a midnight champagne toast at the “Rockin’ the Dome Dance Party,” hosted by DJ Kentot. Or, celebrate the New Year “island style” at Rub Bullions Island Bar, featuring the outrageous dueling pianos. If you’re looking for a dance experience with bottle service, check out Aura Lounge where you can party the night away.

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Party, sip and boogie at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino with three parties to choose from that will ring in the New Year in style. Dance into the New Year with DJ Chris English while enjoying vintage cocktails at VINTEDGE presented by EDGE – guest will receive party favors including masquerade masks and mustaches. The Club 90 band sets the mood for an evening of dancing, mingling, libations, party favors and a champagne toast at the Capri Ballroom Bash. If you’re feeling lucky, party on the casino floor. Groove to the sounds of Soul Experience at the Cabaret Lounge or jam to an energetic selection of popular music at the Terrace Lounge.

Get wild in Sammy’s Showroom inside Harrah’s Reno, where Go-Go dancers and a DJ blasting your favorite hits will fill the night with excitement. Sapphire Lounge will also help you celebrate the dawning of the New Year with music, dancing and drink specials.

For you high school juniors and seniors, welcome 2012 in New York City fashion at NYC NYE hosted by Cargo inside CommRow. Dance to the music of DJ Max, sip on specialty non-alcoholic drinks while munching on New York street food, and toast with sparkling cider at midnight while watching the ball drop on the big screen.

Glitterdome Presents and The Knitting Factory have joined forces to bring you VIP New Years Eve 2012! The epic night is hosting 6 different acts, Go-Go dancers, dragonfly aerials and exotic treats.

Finally, it wouldn’t be a New Year’s Eve celebration without fireworks. Take on the tradition and join thousands under the Reno arch to bring in the New Year as Reno lights up the sky with dazzling pyrotechnics.

By, Cody Haener

Give Back, Get BASSted and Go Bananas This Holiday Season

EDGE Nightspot

This Thanksgiving, get out of the house and get BASSted at EDGE as DJ Jessica the Ripper spins Dubstep, House and the best dance music in Reno. You’ll have a lot to be thankful for with $4 cranberry baster shots and potato vodka specials. Make this year’s Thanksgiving one you will never forget.

Every Friday until December 16, take advantage of “The Give Back” where EDGE will accept canned goods, winter coats or unopened toys in exchange of the $20 cover. They’ll also throw in a line jump! All goods will be donated to the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach program.

On December 1 EDGE is partnering with Northern Nevada Outreach to honor World AIDS Day. They’ll be throwing a Red party, with complimentary cover for ladies and complimentary bottle service for parties of 6+ girls.

BuBinga Lounge

Before the family dysfunction and food-induced coma comes Thanksgiving Eve, one of the biggest party nights of the year. At BuBinga Lounge inside the Eldorado Hotel Casino that means feasting on the sounds of (((xm fredie))) and Roni Romance and imbibing in $3 drink specials like pumpkin pie shots, cranberry cosmos, Wild Turkey and Coors Lights.

So burn a few extra calories before Thanksgiving by dancing the night away at BuBinga Lounge.

Get Freaky at these 2011 Halloween Hotspots

Where to be on All Hallow’s Eve…

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FANGTASIA

  • Sink your teeth into Fangtasia, at EDGE Nightspot. EDGE will be giving away $1,000 in Cash Prizes to their favorite outfits of the night to kick off the $10,000 Halloween Giveaway Weekend. “True Blood” themed attire is encouraged.

Friday, Oct 28

FREAKIN’ WEEKEND

  • 294565_298548630172180_168802109813500_1253800_260115406_nFreakin’ Weekend is spread over venues, honoring only 1 cover and giving away over $6,000 in costume contests. The kids might have to wait until Monday for Halloween tricks and treats, but adults can get their party started early at the Eldorado Hotel Casino.

FRIGHT FEST HALLOWEEN PARTY

Saturday, Oct 29

RENO ZOMBIE CRAWL

  • Rise from the crypt in your best zombie attire and join the flesh eating masses at the Reno Zombie Crawl to enjoy drink specials at more than 30 bars. Featuring multiple start locations, this year’s crawl promises to be all about the brain eating fun so forget about the long lines of the past.

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  • Come with your smoothest moves to Boogieman’s Ball at the Knitting Factory! $1000.00 First Place for Best Costume and DJ Kos mixes today’s best dance/party music videos on their massive video screens!

SKIN & SCARE INFERNO

  • Things will heat up at EDGE for their Skin & Scare Inferno party $6,000 Costume Contest, where EDGE will give away $2,500 for the Sexiest costume, $2,500 for the Scariest costume, and an additional $1,000 in Cash Prizes. This is the second night of thier $10,000 Halloween Giveaway Weekend!

FREAKIN’ WEEKEND

  • Freakin’ Weekend is spread over venues, honoring only 1 cover and giving away over $6,000 in costume contests. The kids might have to wait until Monday for Halloween tricks and treats, but adults can get their party started early at the Eldorado Hotel Casino.WILD EROTIC BALL

WILD EROTIC BALL

  • Scary and sexy collide at the Wild 102.9 11th Annual Wild Erotic Ball at Silver Legacy. Saturday, October 29 there are dueling parties at Aura Lounge and Rum Bullions, cover at each night club is $10 or you can get in on both for only $16! Beginning at 9:00 p.m., both lounges offer Costume Contests, with 1st prize receiving $300 and 2nd prize receiving $200, in cash.

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HALLOWEEN JAM FEST

  • On the Eve of All Hallow’s Eve, join the Knitting Factory as they rock the house at Halloween Jam Fest.

Monday, Oct 31

MONSTER BASH

  • The kids aren’t the only ones who deserve treats come Halloween night, Monster Bash . Enter the $2,500 Costume Contest, where EDGE will award $1,000 for the Sexiest costume, $1,000 for the Most Creative costume, and a $500 Cash Prize for their Favorite costume of the night. This is the last night of the $10,000 Halloween Giveaway Weekend, so don’t miss out!

If you’re looking for a fright night with your family, check out  Costume Contests, Mayhem and a Hoedown?… An Unforgettable 2011 Halloween Weekend.