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Hot nights, hot rods, fabulous tunes and a great location to enjoy it all. Over 6,000 classic cars are registered in this year's events hailing from all across the country.

Drag racing & burnouts, Controlled Cruising in Downtown Sparks, Daily Show-n-Shines, Swap Meets, a Kids Carnival and a Cool Car Showroom all add up to fun for the whole family!

Shine your Chevy, detail your Deuce Coupe and hustle your hot rod over to Reno and Sparks' Hot August Nights for a celebration of America's love affair with cars and rock & roll. July 29 - August 2, 2014.

2014 Hot August Nights Schedule of Events - Victorian Square

Click to download the Schedule of Events

2014 Hot August Nights Carnival Schedule

Open Tuesday – Saturday from 2pm – end of event

Open Saturday 11:00am – end of event

2014 ULTIMATE $6,000 CLASSIC CAR COMPETITION

JA Nugget will once again be hosting car judging competitions on Victorian Avenue in Sparks for the 2014 Event which also includes car judging for "Best Stock Original" and "Best Stock Restored".

Download the Classic Car Competition Rules
 

HOT AUGUST DRAG RACING & BURNOUTS



The Hot August Nights Drag Races are Wednesday-Saturday, Jul 30 - Aug 2, from 6 pm to Midnight in the Nugget's West Parking Lot

Back for 2014, JA Nugget presents Hot August Drag Racing & Burnouts exclusively at JA Nugget! Join us Wednesday, July 30 - Saturday, August 2 in the West Parking Lot (corner of Nugget Ave and 14th St) at the Nugget. Gates open daily at 5:30pm, admission is $10/day for adults/teens (kids 12 & under are free). Entry fees are free for HAN participants and $75/vehicle/day for non-participants. Vehicles must be 1976 or older American or European car/pick up truck with street legal tires, no racing fuel or nitrous. 

Visit the Drag Racing Rules Page:

 

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS NUGGET & VICTORIAN SQUARE EVENT SCHEDULE

 TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014 

9am to 4pm
  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition – All Misc. Manufactured Brands
10am to 10pm  Sparks Victorian Square Craft Fair – Nugget east parking lot
6pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition Awards presented – venue stage
7pm to 10pm  Open Cruise – Downtown Sparks

Victorian Square – Sparks Outdoor Stage
10am to 10pm  DJ Rich West
5:30pm  Hot Rods
8:15pm Vibra-Tones



 WEDNESDAY, JULY 30. 2014 

9am to 4pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition – Chrysler/Mopar Products
10am to 10pm  Sparks Victorian Square Craft Fair – Nugget east parking lot
12 pm  Hollywood Classic Free Movie Marathon – Celebrity Showroom – “It Happened At The World’s Fair.”
2 pm  Hollywood Classic Free Movie Marathon – Celebrity Showroom – “Blue Hawaii.”
4:30 pm  Hollywood Classic Free Movie Marathon – Celebrity Showroom – “Jail House Rock.”
6pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition Awards presented – venue stage
6pm to Midnight  Drag Races & Burnouts – Nugget West Parking Lot – nightly prizes – 1st 200 children with parent get prizes – featuring free Nostalgia Rod Show – gates close at 11:30 pm
7pm to 10pm  Controlled Cruise - Downtown Sparks

Victorian Square – Sparks Outdoor Stage
10am to 10pm  DJ Rich West
5:30pm  Ronny & The Classics
8:15pm  Chicago Tribute Authority



  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 

9am to 4pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition – Ford
10am to 10pm  Sparks Victorian Square Craft Fair – Nugget east parking lot
12 pm  Hollywood Classic Free Movie Marathon – Celebrity Showroom – “Rebel Without A Cause.”
2 pm  Hollywood Classic Free Movie Marathon – Celebrity Showroom – “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.”
4:30 pm  Hollywood Classic Free Movie Marathon – Celebrity Showroom – “The Graduate.”
6pm  Sparks Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition Awards presented – venue stage
6pm to Midnight  Drag Races & Burnouts – Nugget West Parking Lot – nightly prizes – featuring free Nostalgia Rod Show – gates close at 11:30 pm
7pm to 10pm  Controlled Cruise - Downtown Sparks

Victorian Square – Sparks Outdoor Stage
10am to 10pm  DJ Rich West
5:30pm  Hindsight
8:15pm  Simply The Best – Tribute to Tina Turner



 FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 

9am to 4pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition – General Motors
10am to 10pm  Sparks Victorian Square Craft Fair – Nugget east parking lot
6pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition Awards presented – venue stage
6pm to Midnight  Drag Races & Burnouts – Nugget West Parking Lot – nightly prizes – featuring free Nostalgia Rod Show – gates close at 11:30 pm
7pm to 10pm  Controlled Cruise - Downtown Sparks
8pm  Celebrity Showroom - TASSEL  NEO Burlesque Show – Tickets - $20

Victorian Square – Sparks Outdoor Stage
10am to 10pm  DJ Rich West
5:30pm  The Vibra-Tones
8:15pm  Darryl Worley (Country Night)



 SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 2014 

6am to 9am  Downtown Sparks Show-n-Shine Staging
9am to 4pm  Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine
10am to 10pm  Sparks Victorian Square Craft Fair – Nugget east parking lot
6pm  Nugget Ultimate Classic Car Competition Awards presented – venue stage
6pm to Midnight  Drag Races & Burnouts - Nugget West Parking Lot – nightly prizes – gates close at 11:30 pm
7pm to 10pm  Controlled Cruise - Downtown Sparks
8pm  Celebrity Showroom - TASSEL  NEO Burlesque Show – Tickets - $20

Victorian Square – Sparks Outdoor Stage
10am to 10pm  DJ Rich West
5:30pm  Route 66…The Band
8:15pm  Felix Cavaliere's Rascals

NOTE: All events subject to time/content change

Visit Hot August Nights' main Web site for more information.