<strong>A 2022 Guide To Reno – The Artown</strong>

Reno has a lot of things – a snowy winter wonderland and a relaxing summer getaway. Kramer’s Midtown is the best hotel in Reno where you can enjoy a cozy stay, regardless of the season you are planning to visit this amazing city. The city is known to be a host to the Reno Rodeo, Hot August Nights, Street Vibrations, and a lot of other uniquely Reno events.

In July, the city transforms into a full-fledged celebration of arts and culture, because among other things, Reno is Artown. This year, Artown’s headliner events will be taking place at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, with a variety of additional events taking place at venues around Reno and Sparks. Here is just a sample of the many events taking place throughout the month.

  • Opening Night Concert

Artown kicks off on Friday at Wingfield Park with a performance by The Evolution of Cliff Porter. The location is very near to your Reno NV motel – Kramer’s Midtown. A longtime local professional drummer, vocalist and bandleader, Cliff Porter is dedicated to creating a wonderful time and atmosphere at each and every show. You will not want to miss the spirit and energy they bring to the stage for the opening night of Artown.

  • Monday Night Music Series

There is no shortage of music to experience during Artown and a favorite event each year is the Monday Night Music Series. This year’s free Monday night series will include Reno Jazz Orchestra, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Monsieur Perine and Judith Hill.

  • Movies in the Park

Grab your beach chair and pack a picnic for Movies in the Park, each Friday throughout the month at Wingfield Park, starting at 9 p.m. The venue is pretty close to Kramer’s Midtown, a boutique motel in Downtown Reno. This year’s series include favorites such as A Christmas Story, ELF, The nightmare Before Christmas. The final night will be Summer Shorts with a showing of award-winning short films. This is a free event with food and beverages available for purchase.

  • Workshops

For the ones in search of hands-n learning, the art-filled month has so much to offer. You can stumble on workshops to try your hand at creating mosaics, painting or making a stained glass masterpiece.

  • Closing Night Celebration

Reggae artist Mike Love and band Tim Snider & Wolfgang Timber will give this year’s Artown event a closing night you will not at all going to forget very soon. Mike Love developed a unique style and sound rooted in reggae and Rastafari while focusing progressive and classic rock, soul, blues and more. The individual style of folk-fusion and conscience rock of Tim Snider & Wolfgang Timber will leave you dancing with a new sense of purpose. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Wingfield Park.

In order to keep track of all the events that entice you, be certain to make use of the My Artown feature available on the Artown website. And, do not miss to book your room for rent in Reno in Kramer’s Midtown well in advance to avoid last-minute hassles!