Reno’s professional soccer team, Reno 1868 FC, will be playing its first 2018 regular season home game on Saturday, March 17 against the Swope Park Rangers. The game starts at 4 p.m. at Greater Nevada Field. Other home games in March and April are scheduled as follows…

  • Saturday, March 31, 4 p.m. – Phoenix Rising FC
  • Saturday, April 14, 6:45 p.m. – CO Springs Switchbacks FC
  • Saturday, April 28, 6:45 p.m. – OKC Energy FC

Single-game tickets, group tickets and other options are available online. Greater Nevada Field is home of the Reno Aces baseball team.

The Aces 2018 season begins with a home game on Thursday, April 5 against the Fresno Grizzlies. First pitch will be at 6:30 p.m. This is the first of five home games in a row to get the season rolling

Reno 1868 FC (Football Club) is a professional soccer team in the United Soccer League, a Division II league under Major League Soccer (MLS) in North America. Reno 1868 FC is affiliated with the MLS San Jose Earthquakes.


The Reno Bighorns basketball team is winding up the 2017-2018 season with five home games in March. The first March home game will be on Monday, March 12 vs. the Iowa Wolves. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. Other March, 2018 home games are as follows.

  • Wednesday, Mar. 14, Iowa Wolves at Reno – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Mar. 16, Agua Caliente Clippers at Reno – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Mar. 17, Oklahoma City Blue at Reno – 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 20, Raptors 905 at Reno – 7 p.m.

The Reno Bighorns play home games in the downtown Reno Events Center. With single game tickets starting at just $10, this is a great family activity that won’t break the bank. Check my “2017 – 2018 Reno Bighorns Basketball Games Schedule” article for information on getting tickets.

The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts will be presenting a free Italian Festival Family Concert on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Pre-concert activities begin at 9 a.m. and the concert starts at 10 a.m. Pre-concert activities will be presented by The Discovery Museum, Nevada Museum of Art, Arts For All Nevada, Blue Note B’s Horn Shop, Conservatory of Movement Dancers and Zeonarda Za Zinchi. The Italian Festival is from 11 a.m. to 12 noon and will have Italian-themed food for purchase and a variety of entertainment. The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is at 100 S. Virginia Street in downtown Reno.

No tickets required, but there is a limit (1500 seats) to how many people the Pioneer Center can accommodate. Get there a bit early for the best chance of getting in.

There are numerous other great shows coming to the Pioneer Center in the spring of 2018. For show details and online tickets, visit the official Pioneer Center website.

  • Italian Festival: March 11 – 13 (not the same as the free family concert)
  • Sound of Music: March 16 – 18
  • Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad: April 7
  • Paw Patrol Live!: April 10 – 11
  • Cabaret: April 13 – 15
  • 100 Years of Bernstein: April 22 – 24
  • Beauty and the Beast: May 5 – 6