The Best Entertainment in Reno-Sparks
There’s just no better way to spend your evening in Reno-Sparks. From the very beginning, the best live Reno area entertainment has been an integral part of the Nugget Casino Resort experience. Whether you see a top-name show in the classic 700-seat Celebrity Showroom, the 2,000-seat Grand Ballroom or the brand new Nugget Event Center, we will make sure your evening is delightful.
Nugget Event Center
The Nugget Event Center is now open with seating for up to 8,500. A multi-use entertainment and event venue, the Nugget Event Center brings large outdoor concerts to the heart of downtown Sparks.
Purchase Tickets (Ticketmaster)
Nugget Event Center Information
Day Before Show
3pm – 8pm at Bus Information Window
Day of Show
12pm – 4pm at Bus Information Window
4pm – 9pm at Nugget Event Center Box Office
Box Office Locations
The Bus Information Window is located next to the Victorian Avenue entrance between the Oyster Bar and Promotions Zone.
The Nugget Event Center Box Office is located outside the main entrance to the Nugget Event Center. Located near the intersection of Victorian Avenue & Victorian Plaza Circle and 10th Street. From inside the Nugget, use the exit doors on the Northeast corner of the building near the Celebrity Showroom.
Email: [email protected]
Mobile App: Ticketmaster.com/mobile
Nugget is not responsible for third party ticket sales.
Child Ticket Policy
Ages 6 and up allowed, those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
All tickets are subject to a facility fee. Additional service or convenience fees apply.
No refunds or exchanges. All ticket sales are final.
Will Call tickets may only be picked up by purchasing party. Photo ID required.
Is the Nugget Checking Vaccination Cards?
We are not. If a guest would like to wear a mask it should be worn properly covering the mouth and nose.
How big is Nugget Event Center?
The venue can seat more than 8,500 guests
Is the venue ADA Accessible?
Yes. Further details can be found in our Accessibility section below.
Will food and beverages be offered inside the venue?
Yes. There will be bars inside selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
What items am I allowed to bring to the venue?
Guests are advised to only bring essential items.
To see a full list of prohibited items and bag limitation see our Security & Policies section below.
Can I get a refund or exchange on my ticket?
No, all ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
Is there on-site parking?
The Nugget Event Center has convenient parking located across from the venue next to the Nugget Casino Resort. For additional details see our Parking section below.
Is there off-site parking?
Yes, available during select concerts.
510 Greenbrae Drive. Sparks, Nevada
Free Park and Ride Shuttle Runs 5pm – 11pm
Are there nearby restaurants?
You can enjoy Food Trucks outside the Nugget Event Center starting at 5pm.
Directly across the street in the Nugget Casino Resort you can enjoy one of our award-winning restaurants. For additional details visit our Dining.
What are door open and show start times?
Typically, doors will open at 6pm and the show will start at 8pm.
Please visit the individual event page on our Calendar to confirm.
WE WILL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE BEST SERVICE TO ALL OUR GUESTS, INCLUDING GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS.
Nugget Event Center offers seating to accommodate wheelchairs and those with visual and hearing impairments. These seats can be seen and selected when purchasing through Ticketmaster or by contacting [email protected].
Assistive Listening Devices (ALD) and Auxiliary Aids
There will be a limited number of devices.
There will be ADA compliant bars.
ADA guests will have a dedicated entrance lane.
All parking levels of the Nugget garage have handicap reserved spots. These spots are first come first served. Vehicles utilizing handicap parking lots must display appropriate placards, tabs or license plates.
Only trained service animals or service animals in training will be allowed. All other animals, including pets and comfort animals are prohibited.
THE NUGGET EVENT CENTER IS LOCATED AT 1040 VICTORIAN SQUARE AVE. SPARKS, NV 89431
Traveling East on I-80
Use the right lane to take exit 17 for Nugget Ave
At the traffic circle, continue straight onto Nugget Ave
Destination will be on the left
Traveling West on I-80
Take exit 18 for Pyramid Way/NV-445
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Nugget Ave
Destination will be on the right
Traveling from the Airport
Nugget Casino Resort offers a complimentary airport shuttle.
PARKING, SHUTTLES & MORE
Parking in the Nugget Parking Garage will be exclusive to our hotel guests and for qualified Platinum Nugget Advantage Rewards Members. You must present your players card and ID to gain entry into the parking garage. Spaces are VERY limited.
Public Parking is available in the Nugget’s East and West Parking lot and the parking garage next to Galaxy Theaters and The Bridges. Check availability at here.
NUGGET VALET PARKING WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
OVERSIZED PARKING IS ALLOWED IN THE FAR WEST PARKING LOT.
Free Park & Ride Shuttle
The best way to get to the Nugget Event Center is the FREE Park and Ride Shuttle Service. Available 5pm – 11pm.
Sparks Christian Fellowship - 510 Greenbrae Drive, Sparks (Greenbrae between Pyramid Way & 4th Street)
Drop Off Location:
RTC Centennial Plaza Downtown Sparks - 14th and Victorian Plaza
Taxi and Rideshare Drop Off & Pick Up
Victorian Avenue in front of Bars/Merchants. Enter from Pyramid Way, turn around parking island, exit to Pyramid Way.
SECURITY & POLICIES, ASSUMPTION OF RISK
WE ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING A SAFE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL OUR GUESTS. SECURITY SCREENING IS IN PLACE FOR ALL EVENTS. GUESTS ARE ADVISED TO ARRIVE EARLY AND TO BRING ONLY ESSENTIAL ITEMS.
No refunds or exchanges
No moshing, crowd surfing or stage diving
No full face coverings
No Club Colors or Soft Colors
The Nugget Event Center and the Nugget Casino Resort are not responsible for the actions of the artist or crowd
No large bags or backpacks larger than 15” x 11” x 6”
No weapons of any kind (Includes pocket knives, pepper spray, mace, fireworks etc.)
No flammable liquids, aerosol cans or permanent markers
No outside food or drink, including alcohol
No full face coverings
No drugs or drug paraphernalia
No professional recording equipment – photo, video or audio (detachable lenses)
No laser points, micro lights or flashlights of any kind
No selfie sticks
No noise making devices
No balloons, balls or frisbees
No tents or chairs
No signs, flags or banners exceeding 11” x 17” or attached to a pole/stick
There will be a dedicated smoking area inside the Nugget Event Center.
Assumption of Risk
The Nugget Casino Resort and its entertainment venues are operated and maintained to protect against exposure to the COVID-19 virus and other communicable diseases in accordance with federal and state guidelines. Complete isolation from the virus in a public setting is impossible. Accordingly, Nugget venues cannot totally eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19 or any other communicable disease and the venues do not promise that ticket holders will not contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease. The ticket holder acknowledges that the Nugget venue has informed him/her that the venue is not risk-free and that it is possible the ticket holder may contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease during his/her presence at the venue, and that the ticket holder freely chooses to enter and/or remain in the Nugget venue with full awareness of the associated risks.
Accommodating nearly 2,000 with floor and riser seating, the Grand Ballroom located on the 2nd floor is the premiere venue to catch big name stars like Michael Bolton, Cake, Wayne Newton, John Fogerty, Social Distortion and many others. Our high ceilings and a window wall make it the perfect venue for live music all year round.
Please Note: Riser seating not disabled accessible. Guests unable to navigate riser seating, please call our Ticket Agents at 800-648-1177 to ask about handicap/accessible seating availability.
The Celebrity Showroom at the Nugget is renowned not only for the top name stars, who have graced its stage over the last 50-plus years, but for its fantastic ambience and acoustics. The Celebrity Showroom can seat nearly 700 people with table seating, booths and a mezzanine/balcony.
Please Note: There are two flights of stairs required to access the Mezzanine/Balcony area, so it is not handicapped or wheelchair accessible. Guests unable to navigate these stairs, please call our Ticket Agents at 800-648-1177 to ask about handicap/accessible seating availability.