Crawl your way through Reno with themed beer tastings
Downtown Reno bars love to host a good themed crawl, and the remaining ones this year are no exception. There are pirates, zombies, superheroes and sexy Santas just waiting to invade the streets of downtown Reno to sample some great brews and enjoy a good time.
Reno Pirate Crawl
First up is the Reno Pirate Crawl on Sept. 19, which just happens to take place on "Talk Like a Pirate Day." The fun starts at the Harrah's Plaza at 7 p.m. with pirate trivia and jokes, as well as a costume contest and a cannon blast, and the crawl begins at 8 p.m. Cups and maps are available now for $5 and give crawlers access to $3 beer specials and $3 drink specials at 19 different bars, restaurants and clubs, free cover at the clubs, and access to the mermaid-themed pirate photo booth. The Sands is offering $55 room rates on Friday and $70 room rates on Saturday. Call 1-866-386-7829 and use code CRAWL915 to book. The Eldorado is offering $99.99 room rates, but guests must book both Friday and Saturday nights to get the special rate. Call 1-800-648-5966 and use code YPIRATE to book.
Reno Zombie Crawl
Ranked one of the top 10 costumed Halloween parties in the nation by USA Today, Reno's Zombie Crawl on Oct. 24 is a can't-miss event. It's also one of the most massive crawls of the year with more than 100 different drink specials and hundreds of bars, restaurants, and clubs participating throughout the night, starting at 8 p.m. Cups and maps for $5 are available for purchase now. For those wanting to spend the weekend downtown, several properties are offering discounted room rates throughout the weekend: The Eldorado will have $79.99 room rates Friday and Saturday. Call 1-800-648-5966 and use code YZOMBIE to book. The Sands is offering $50 room rates on Friday and $75 room rates on Saturday. Call 1-866-386-7829 and use code CRAWL1015 to book. Guests can also use two crawl cups and code ZOMBIE2015 at check-in for discounted rates. The Silver Legacy is offering rooms for $85.99 on Friday and $95.99 on Saturday using code ZOMB15 (book online here) or using two crawl cups and code ZOMCUP15 (book online here).
Looking for something to do after the Wizard World ComicCon? The Reno ComicCrawl, starting at 7 p.m. Nov. 21, will be the place to see and be seen. There will be lots of specials for crawlers, including drink specials, free limited edition art prints, hotel deals, celebrity appearances, and more. Keep an eye on the Facebook event and CrawlReno for more details as they become available.
Reno Santa Crawl
Get in the Christmas spirit with the Reno Santa Crawl on Dec. 12. Celebrating 14 years, more than 15,000 Santas and other holiday-costumed revelers will take to the streets of downtown Reno to check out the latest and greatest brews from the bars, clubs, and restaurants throughout the area. The Santa Crawl is also a fundraiser, with proceeds going to local schools to support kids, teachers, and other important educational staff.