Lazy 5 Regional Park is having another summer of free Wednesday evening concerts. Shows start at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets or low back chairs. Dinner or snacks in small coolers are welcome. Food trucks will be available offering food for purchase. NO PETS or glass containers.

  • June 12: New Wave Crave(80s family dance party)
  • June 19: Decoy (Classic and modern pop rock covers)
  • June 26: The Novelists (Contemporary fold and lyrical rock)
  • July 3: The Let’s Dance Band (Big band swing and jazz)
  • July 10: Dusty Miles & the Cryin’ Shame (Rockabilly and country)
  • July 17: Nick Eng (Britpop and Beatles-esque indie pop rock)
  • July 24: The VooDooDogz (Rockin’ blues)
  • July 31: Jeff Jones Trio (Acoustic blues and Americana)
  • August 7: Spur Crazy (New country rock)
  • August 14: Escalade (Old school and R&B dance covers)

Lazy 5 Regional Park is part of the Washoe County Parks system and is located at 7100 Pyramid Lake Highway, Sparks/Spanish Springs. For more information, call (775) 424-1866.

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Public swimming pools in Reno and Sparks become popular places when summer weather heats things up across the Truckee Meadows. We have a nice selection of places to cool off, play in the water, and even learn how to swim.

Washoe County is also in the game with the naturally heated pool at Bowers Mansion Regional Park in Washoe Valley and water play splash parks at Lazy 5 Regional Park and North Valleys Regional Park.

For free water play, try the Truckee River at Wingfield Park in Reno and Rock Park in Sparks. Both parks have whitewater features for kids and families to enjoy during visits to these parks. Get more information from “Public Swimming Pools and Water Play Places in Reno and Sparks.”

The 2019 Nevada State Fair will be at Mills Park in Carson City from Thursday through Sunday, June 6 to 9. Fair hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

The whole array of family-friendly activities and events fairgoers like will be at the Nevada State Fair, including the midway and carnival rides, lots of entertainment and more. There is no entry fee and parking is free at Carson High School. However, tickets are required for the midway carnival rides, games, and food.

  • Midway of Fun Carnival
  • Home & Garden Show
  • Main Stage entertainment
  • Nevada Made shopping experience

Get additional details from “2019 Nevada State Fair,” then head on down to Carson City to take in the fun at the Nevada State Fair.