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Reno Air Racing Association

Opens in 19 min: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Reno air races

If you like vintage planes and air races this is the event you need to see. They put on a... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Reno, Nevada
via mobile
Great and Unique Entertainment for Everyone!!

Being a 5th generation local family, we have enjoyed these races for decades and have never been... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Reno, Nevada
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14501 Mount Anderson St, Reno Stead Field, Reno, NV 89506-1244
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t find a lot to do in Reno if you don’t gamble. The casinos and hotels being in close proximity was great and we walked around the town checking it out over 2 days. It’s like a mini Vegas without all the glamour but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

If you like vintage planes and air races this is the event you need to see. They put on a spectacular show. Lots of vendors with unique items to buy. All “kids” will enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Being a 5th generation local family, we have enjoyed these races for decades and have never been disappointed. Not only is the event fun, but the fans are great as well. Can't go wrong here!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Reno Air Races, which takes place every September at Stead Airport a few miles north of Reno, NV, is renown as one of the best general aviation airshows in the world. It has great static (parked) displays where you can check out a variety...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Great exhibits and great flying. If you go, you must get tickets for the pit to see these airplanes before they fly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Douglas T
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Air Racing with a bunch of good ole guys, their friends, wives and families. Buy a grandstand and a pit pass. Planes flying right in front of you, though not loud or scary. Easy to drive to, tons of parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank waldokw
Reviewed September 26, 2018

I am not so much an "aerosexual" as my husband, but did enjoy the show. We visited on the last day, and the races were very interesting and fun, not something I have experienced before. I was surprised that there is no on site or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ostan14
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Great fun. This runs five days, but you can easily just pick one day and go - every day they show the same performers (no variance). Watch your children and older folks while walking around those crazy golf carts racing through the pedestrian areas of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Reno is the only place I know of that provides wing tip to wing tip air racing. This year provided pretty good racing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank U642VMrobertc
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We spent two days at the races and had a blast. The people were all amazing. If you stay in downtown Reno , you can catch buses to the races and avoid the hassle of parking. The fare is about $20. round trip. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 11, 2018|
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Response from 879beths | Reviewed this property |
Last year, we brought in lots of water and a sack lunch.
August 18, 2018|
Response from J-Fran106 | Reviewed this property |
They only schedule they have posted is for Saturday and Sunday unfortunately. I do believe they still do the shows on weekdays.