Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts have already registered for Street Vibrations® Spring Rally and hundreds of others will join them for the official kickoff to the riding season. It’s a three day party with live entertainment, death defying motorcycle stunt shows, great food, motorcycle vendors and more, in Sparks Victorian Square, June 1 – 3.
Fun for the Entire Family
Street Vibrations® Spring Rally is free to the public. Motorcycle participants pay a fee.
There will be live entertainment, arm wrestling competitions, bike games and competitions, slow races and crowd pleasing motorcycle stunt shows throughout the three day event.
Globe of Death
John Stotts exhibits unbelievable speed and controlled balance in his Globe of Death. Catch his show Friday afternoon, June 1 at 2:45, 4:45 and 6:45. On Saturday afternoon June 2nd see him at 12:45, 3:45 and 6:30. Sunday he’ll perform at 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Aerial Stunts & Jumps
Jaw-dropping aerial stunt shows featuring LivFast team members are incredibly popular. These dare devils jump motorcycles 50 feet through the air 30 feet off the ground ramp-to-ramp and land on what appears to be a postage stamp.
LivFast will perform throughout the day Saturday, June 2 at 11:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of bands performing a wide spectrum of music throughout the event.
You’ll find non-stop blues, funk and soul music from Big Band; alternative rock from Rigorous Proof, hard rock and classic rock from Scarlet Presence; and rockabilly from Hellbound Glory.
Cheap Lick, a Cheap Trick Tribute Band, will serve up humor and rock while the High Octane Dance Band performs songs from the 80’s to today. Crush serves Beatles tunes and more with crunchy electro-rock productions.
Catch the Unauthorized Rolling Stones in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget at 9 p.m. Fri., June 1. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Examine Rolling Rembrandts
Ride in Shows allow participants to showcase their bikes. They also provide motorcycle enthusiasts with a chance to check out the artwork, chrome and customization on some of the finest bikes in the West.
Ceremonial Flag Raising
“This year we’re having our traditional ceremonial flag raising by the Spanish Springs High School Junior ROTC on the entertainment stage across from John Ascuaga’s Nugget at 4:45 p.m. on Sat. June 2nd. The National Anthem will be sung by Nevada showroom entertainer Tamara Evans,” Burke said. “We have a lot of veterans who participate in our events and it gives us an opportunity to thank them for their service to our country.”
Special Event Locations
Most Street Vibrations® Spring Rally event activity will start, end or take place entirely on Victorian Square in Sparks but the Rally has expanded to include some additional locations.
Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson is an official Street Vibrations® Spring Rally Vendor and the Market Street dealership will be hopping throughout the weekend with live entertainment and great deals. Catch Alias Smith’s hard and relentless classic to contemporary rock at Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson on Saturday.
Specialized Events for Motorcycle Participants
While Vendor Village will provide non-stop entertainment with bands and groups throughout Victorian Square in Sparks, registered motorcycle participants will take part in “poker runs” showcasing scenic rides in and around Reno, Virginia City, and Carson Valley.
At each poker run stop, participants draw a card and try to compile the best poker hand to claim prizes.
For their $40 registration fee, participants get an event T-shirt, a ride pin, they participate in poker runs and ride in shows, enjoy special parking and VIP parties with entertainment.
Fun Continues Sunday
Live entertainment continues on Sunday on Victorian Square and trophies and medals will be awarded in the Open Bike Competition which is open to all motorcycles.
Street Vibrations® Spring Rally is sponsored by: The City of Sparks, John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino Resort, Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson, Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority, Tamarack Junction Casino, Coors Beer, Coca-Cola and the Virginia City Merchants Association.
To see a complete Vibrations® Spring Rally schedule and a detailed program visit www.roadshowsreno.com. Apps are now available for iPhones and iPads on the Web Site. For more event information call 775-329-7469.
Friday June 1
|9:00a – 6:00p||Chester’s Reno Harley open for business|
|10:00a||Registration / Secured Parking|
|11:00a – 2:00p||Chester’s Reno Harley – Food truck in parking lot ~ tentative|
|2:00p||Vendors open for business. Merchants selling all things motorcycle and more! Leather, helmets, jewelry, women’s clothing, audio equipment, handbags, sunglasses, ear plugs, LED lighting systems. Hot dogs, hamburgers, pork, tri tip, corn dogs, fried pickles, teriyaki, lemonade Coors beer and Coke.|
|2:00 – 8:00p||Hot rods and pin striping expo at the Millers Chop Shop booth. Striper Josh is the featured artist.|
|2:00p||Go-go bar open|
|2:45p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|2:00 – 2:45p||Live Entertainment – The Big Bad|
|3:00 – 5:00p||Poker walk along Victorian Ave. Participants only. High hands win prizes.|
|3:00 – 3:45p||Live Entertainment – Rigorous Proof|
|4:00 – 4:45p||Live Entertainment – Scarlet Presence|
|4:45p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|5:00 – 6:00p||Slow Drag & Iron Horse Rodeo|
|5:30 – 7:00p||VIP party|
|6:00 – 8:00p||Live Entertainment – Hellbound Glory|
|6:45p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|Saturday, June 2|
|9:00a – 6:00p||Chester’s Reno Harley open for business|
|9:00a – 4:00p||Chester’s Reno Harley – Dish Café food service in lot|
|10:00a||Vendors open for business. Merchants selling all things motorcycle and more! Leather, helmets, jewelry, women’s clothing, audio equipment, handbags, sunglasses, ear plugs, LED lighting systems. Hot dogs, hamburgers, pork, tri tip, corn dogs, fried pickles, teriyaki, lemonade, Coors beer and Coke|
|10:00a||Registration / secured parking|
|10:00a||Ride-in show on Victorian Avenue. Examine these rolling Rembrandts up close and check out their personalized chrome and amazing designs|
|10:00a||Go-go bar open|
|10:00 – 8:00p||Hot rods and pin striping expo at the Millers Chop Shop booth. Striper Josh is the featured artist.|
|10:00a||Poker Run to Carson City and Virginia City|
|11:00 – 11:45a||Live Entertainment – Scarlet Presence|
|11:45a||LivFast aerial stunt show|
|12:00 – 1:45p||Live Entertainment – Cheap Lick|
|12:45||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|3:00 – 5:00p||Poker walk along “C” Street in Virginia City. Participants only. Enjoy the boardwalks in Virginia City and gather a poker hand. High hands win prizes.|
|1:00 – 4:00p||Live music: Alias Smith at Chester’s Reno Harley|
|1:00 – 5:00p||Bike competition|
|2:00 – 3:00p||Slow Drag & Iron Horse Rodeo|
|2:30p||LivFast aerial stunt show|
|3:00 – 5:00p||Poker Walk through Nugget|
|3:00 – 5:45p||Live Entertainment – Adrenaline|
|3:00p||Arm Wrestling Competition|
|3:45p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|4:45p||Flag Raising Ceremony by Spanish Springs High School JROTC color guard|
|5:45p||LivFast aerial stunt show|
|6:00 – 7:00p||VIP Party at the Nugget.|
|6:30p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|6:45 – 8:00p||Live Entertainment – Jason King Band|
|Sunday, June 3|
|9:00 – 10:00a||Christian Motorcycle Association of Reno (CMA) church service on the main stage|
|10:00a – 5:00p||Vendors open for business. Merchants selling all things motorcycle and more! Leather, helmets, jewelry, women’s clothing, audio equipment, handbags, sunglasses, ear plugs, LED lighting systems. Hot dogs, hamburgers, pork, tri tip, corn dogs, fried pickles, teriyaki, lemonade, Coors beer and Coke|
|10:00a – 5:00p||Chester’s Reno Harley open for business|
|10:00a||Go-go bar open|
|10:00a – 8:00p||Hot rods and pin striping expo at the Millers Chop Shop booth. Striper Josh is the featured artist.|
|11:00 – 11:45p||Live Entertainment – Crush|
|11:00a – 1:30p||Bike competition|
|11:45a||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|12:00 – 1:30p||Live Entertainment – Eric Andersen Band|
|1:30 – 2:30p||Bike Competition awards|
|1:30 – 2:30p||Slow Drag & Iron Horse Rodeo|
|1:45p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|
|2:30 – 5:00p||Live entertainment – Jelly Bread|
|4:15p||Globe of Death motorcycle stunt show|