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Crazy Fans, Marching Bands, Cheerleaders and Chili Galore

Biggest Little TailgateThe teams have been decided and fans in Reno are excited, Super Bowl Weekend is right around the corner!  Join in the celebration of gridiron glory as Downtown Reno presents The Biggest Little Tailgate Party in the World on Saturday, February 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m!

Stake claim to the best spots along Virginia Street with the rest of Reno’s most dedicated football fans and prepare to have some fun!  Entertainment includes cheerleading performances from the Nevada Wolf Pack Cheer and Dance Squads and a marching band exhibition including Damonte Ranch, McQueen, Sparks, Reed and Douglas High Schools.  We’re also looking for super fans wearing their Sunday football finest to participate in the Best Fan Contest!

Looking for more ways to win?  Sign up for a tailgate spot along the street and compete in the Best Tailgate Setup Contest for a chance to win free beer for an entire year—that’s a case of brew per week for 52 weeks!  Tailgate spots are still up for grabs; sign up by January 31 to show the city how pre-game grilling is done!  

That’s not all!  Test those quarterback skills for a chance to become a millionaire!  The $1 Million Dollar Football Toss is back, just bring two non-perishable food items to the Registration Booth on the plaza or any of the participating Chili Cookoff Booths and receive a free entry card.  One lucky fan will get a chance to hit the target and win!  All food donations collected will go to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

Tailgate Party-goers also get the chance to be the judge in a street-side Chili Cookoff between each of the Downtown Hotel/Casino Properties!  Purchase a tasting card for just $10 to get samples at all five different chili booths then vote for the best!  Each booth will have a ballot box and each participant will receive one free entry into the $1 Million Dollar Football Toss drawing. 

Take it from the pros; The Biggest Little Tailgate Party is the best place to pre-game on Super Bowl Weekend!  Join former NFL Players Phil Villapiano of the Oakland Raiders, Conrad Dobler of the St. Louis Cardinals and Tony Hill and Glenn Carano of the Dallas Cowboys out on the street for autographs, photos and more. 

Don’t miss the biggest pre-Super Bowl party in Reno!  Tailgating applications are available at Silver Legacy’s Star Rewards Desk on the main casino floor or online at under the Casino Promotions page.  For more details call 775-325-7401 or visit any participating Downtown Property’s website.  Celebrate the end of the NFL season with gridiron glory on the streets of Downtown Reno; plan to take part in The Biggest Little Tailgate Party 2011!

- Diana Rogers

There are no shortage of Big Game parties in Reno this year.

Almost every casino resort in Reno is sportin’ party bling this year for the Big Game between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts. The fun is not just limited to game-time, but non-stop fun and entertainment will be happening all weekend long.

Come spend the weekend in Reno and enjoy yourself during the Big Game, and if the ladies don’t want to watch, remind them we have great spas here as well to fulfill all their needs. Also, don’t forget to wager a few bucks on your team, just to show how much of a Superfan you are.

Parties throughout Reno include:

Circus Circus Reno: Big Game Bash – Big Screens, big food and big fun… Make sure to sign-up for our great raffle prizes!

John Ascuaga’s Nugget: Big Screen, Big Game Giveaway – Watch the Big Game at the Nugget on February 7th and get a chance to win one of four (4) Panasonic 42″ HDTVs!

Eldorado Reno: Big Game Weekend – The Big Game…Two Parties to Choose From Eldorado Convention Center with Viewing on 5 Giant 30′ HD Screens and 50-Yard Line Buffet or Eldorado Showroom with Viewing on a 20′ Giant HD Screen, Stadium Style Food & Souvenir Hat

Silver Legacy: Big Game Party and Buffet – Be sure to catch all the game action and fun at the Reno Ballroom, as Silver Legacy throws one of Northern Nevada’s best game day parties. Party-goers can watch the game on multiple giant screens throughout the ballroom while indulging in an all-you-can-eat buffet.

Peppermill Reno: Super Stadium Bash – Complimentary Bud & Bud Light Draft Beer at every table, meet the Budweiser Girls, door prizes every quarter, large HD format screens, all-you-can-eat buffet and a complimentary gift.

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa: Big Bowl Bash 2010 – You won’t want to miss a minute of the hard-hitting action at the Atlantis Big Bowl Bash XLIV! You will enjoy fabulous food and fun Casino wide as you watch pro football’s premiere game on our massive high definition screens in the sports bar! The beautiful Raiderettes will be on property to help you cheer your team to victory!

Grand Sierra Resort: Lombardi Party – Get up close and personal when you watch the Big Game at Xtreme Sports Bar & Lounge. With over 40 high-def screens and one giant mega-view projection screen showing all of the game and all the action. Its just like being at the game. Their sexy Xtreme girls will be serving kegs of beer and a menu that can’t be beat. Find out what attitude is all about!