Experience Magic of Lights at the Reno Ballpark

Bask in the glow of more than 600,000 sparkling lights at the Reno Ballpark’s Magic of Lights drive-thru holiday light show! This festive tradition lets you experience the magic of the holidays from the comfort of your own car or charter bus. Cruise through the Reno Aces stadium and see larger-than-life light displays like the Enchanting Tunnel of Lights, Big Foot Monster Trucks, and the 12 Days of Christmas. You can even tune your radio to holiday music choreographed to the lights!

Magic of Lights runs nightly from late November through late December, so you have plenty of chances to check it out. Bundle up with blankets and hot cocoa, then make your way through the mile-long drive-thru light show. Parking is free if you’d like to get out and walk around to see displays up close. Be sure to reserve your time slot in advance online to secure your entry.

When it’s time to go, your charter bus driver will be waiting to pick you up right outside the ballpark exit. Let Charter Bus Company Reno shuttle your group to and from this magical holiday tradition!

Reno Ballpark
250 Evans Ave, Reno, NV 89501
(775) 334-7000

See A Christmas Carol at Bruka Theatre

For over 20 years, Reno’s Bruka Theatre has put on an annual production of the timeless Charles Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol. Watch as Ebenezer Scrooge takes his transformative journey with help from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future in this heartwarming holiday show. You’ll see Scrooge revisit his own past, engage with the lives of those around him in the present day, and get a glimpse of what the future holds if he doesn’t change his ways.

Bruka Theatre’s version of A Christmas Carol rings in the holiday spirit with festive music, imaginative costumes, and talented local performers. As Reno’s premier professional theatre company, you’re sure to be wowed by their lavish production quality.

Showtimes for A Christmas Carol vary by year but generally take place on select evenings and weekends throughout December. Make it a holiday tradition to gather your friends, family, organization, or school group to take in this timeless performance. Charter Bus Company Reno can provide easy transportation for your crew to and from Bruka Theatre, located in the heart of Reno’s Midtown District. Leave the driving to us!

Bruka Theatre
99 N Virginia St suite 200, Reno, NV 89501
(775) 323-3221

Take a Twilight Cruise on the Sierra Cloud

Enjoy festive views of downtown Reno aboard the Sierra Cloud, a paddle wheel riverboat docked along the Truckee River. Throughout the holiday season, you can book tickets for special Twilight Cruises taking place in the evening hours and offering unforgettable views of Reno at night.

Bundle up and stroll along the riverwalk to the docking area near the famous Reno Arch. You’ll step aboard the 120-foot riverboat and can choose to relax in the climate-controlled lower deck cabin or spend time on the open-air upper deck. The heated upper deck has clear vinyl coverings so you can stay outside and take in the sights along the river.

During your 1-hour cruise, you’ll glide downstream and see Reno’s city center illuminated with colorful holiday lights. Complimentary snacks and hot beverages are included to keep you warm. Specific Twilight Cruise dates vary by year, but they typically run Wednesday through Sunday evenings between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.

After your relaxing ride down the river, your charter bus will pick up your group right by the docking area. Leave the navigating to your driver so you can spend time gazing at the lights!

Sierra Cloud Docking Area
1 E 1st St, Reno, NV 89501
(775) 825-2110

Go Tubing at Sky Tavern

Looking for a fun winter activity your whole crew can enjoy together? Head up to Sky Tavern on the summit of Mount Rose Highway and go snow tubing! This family-owned tubing park has 10 downhill lanes that are 550 feet long for an exhilarating ride. Tubes reach speeds up to 30 miles per hour as you zip down the snowy slopes. Kids and adults alike will love racing down the lanes and taking turns seeing who can get the fastest time.

Sky Tavern has a dedicated lift to bring riders and their tubes back up to the top after each run. You can spend a full day here tubing your way through the snow. Charter Bus Company Reno can provide roundtrip transportation from locations in Reno, so all you need to worry about is having fun!

After a day of zipping through the snowy Sierras, your group will be ready for hot chocolates, snacks, and the chance to warm up next to the fire pits. Your charter bus will be waiting after a full day of tubing to bring everyone back to Reno.

Sky Tavern
10000 Mt. Rose Hwy, Reno, NV 89511
(775) 323-3523

Go Ice Skating at Greater Nevada Field

Each winter, the Reno Aces baseball field gets converted into a festive ice skating rink for the holidays! The ball field at Greater Nevada Field gets filled in with an ice skating trail that forms a path around the baselines and infield of the diamond. The outfield also features an open skating area.

Bring your own skates or rent a pair on-site, then lace up and take a spin on the ice with beautiful views of downtown Reno all around you. The stadium’s Jumbotron screens seasonal movies at night to add to the magical atmosphere. Greater Nevada Field also has an on-site skate shop, concessions, and plenty of fun photo ops.

Ice skating at the ballpark typically runs from late November through early January, save for select blackout dates. Your charter bus driver can drop your group off right at the front entrance of the stadium, then be waiting to provide a quick ride back to your lodging or next destination after you finish skating.

Greater Nevada Field
250 Evans Ave, Reno, NV 89501
(775) 334-7000

Sip Hot Cocoa at the Patagonia Outlet

Need a break from the winter chill while shopping around the Reno Tahoe Outlets? Stop into the Patagonia Outlet store and head upstairs to their Iron Pub to warm up with a hot cocoa. You can order it topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, and sprinkles for the full wintry experience. The pub area also serves local craft beers on tap, wines by the glass, and small bites like pretzels with beer cheese if you need a snack break.

Relax in the laidback lodge vibe of the upstairs pub area while you recharge. Browse Patagonia’s signature outdoor apparel and gear on the lower level of the shop, or visit other nearby stores like the Columbia Factory Outlet and Famous Footwear. After you’ve finished up shopping, your charter bus will pick everyone up for a cozy ride to your next holiday activity.

Patagonia Iron Pub
4001 S Virginia St suite f102, Reno, NV 89502
(775) 825-0507

See a Show at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

Downtown Reno’s Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts truly sparkles during the holiday season. Throughout November and December, you can catch festive plays, musicals, concerts, and dance performances at this prestigious cultural hub. Watch stage adaptations of classic holiday films like Elf, bring the family to a singalong showing of The Grinch, or enjoy an elegant Nutcracker ballet performance.

The vintage architecture and dazzling marquee lights of the Pioneer Center make it a special place for enjoying the performing arts. Your group can dress up in your holiday best and make an elegant night of it by complementing the show with dinner at one of Reno’s finest local restaurants nearby. Charter Bus Company Reno can ensure everyone arrives together and on time with our private transportation services. Contact us to book your bus and tickets to a seasonal show!

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts
100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501

See A Christmas Story at the Eldorado Resort Casino

Fans of the classic holiday film A Christmas Story will love seeing it come to life on stage at the Eldorado Resort Casino in downtown Reno! This beloved tale of young Ralphie Parker and his quest for the ultimate Christmas gift – a Red Ryder BB gun – makes for a hilarious and heartwarming theatrical production.

All your favorite moments from the movie are featured in the musical, like the triple dog dare, the fishnet-clad leg lamp, and the visit to see Santa that goes awry. You’ll hear live performances of songs like “Ralphie to the Rescue!” and “A Major Award.” With humorous lyrics and an upbeat score, the show captures the magic of the original film while adding extra flair.

Performance dates for A Christmas Story vary by year, but generally take place multiple times per week in the evenings throughout December. Make it a fun holiday outing for your group and book your bus ride with Charter Bus Company Reno today! Your driver can pick up and drop off right at the front entrance of the Eldorado.

Eldorado Resort Casino
345 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501
(775) 786-5700