HOT AUGUST NIGHTS 2021: Reno’s Premier Summer Car Event is Back

After being cancelled last year in 2020 because of Covid-19, Reno, Nevada will once again host one of the premier car show events of the summer. From what we are being told it will be held without capacity restrictions and Hot August Nights organization are continuing taking entry registrations, continuing up through the week of the events here in the Reno/Tahoe area in Northern Nevada. This years dates are August 2 – August 8, 2021. We have participated in Hot August Nights for over 30 years with many different cars from our group and have seen the event grow from just a local cruise up and down Virginia Street, under the famous Arch from the UNR parking lot and the original “Hamburger Haven” to now being one of the largest car show events in the world. It will be interesting to see what the turnout is like this year. A week or so ago I did complete our official entry registration for our road race Mustang that is street legal and our entry number is 4429. So it does appear that there will most likely be close to 5000 car entries, along with all the other spectators who will visit our area during the events.

During this next month or so leading into the “Main Event”, there are many smaller shows put on by some of the local groups and casinos. We will be posting some pictures and maybe a few feature stories for our summer 2021 season.

Stay posted and until next time,……..TACH IT UP!!!

Here are a few pictures from a number of Hot August Nights past years….

1999 Event at the Atlantis Casino with our RS/SS Chevy Camaro and some other iconic Muscle Cars and Customs

2002 again at Atlantis and a 1969 “Pro Touring” Camaro

2014 Event at Tamarack Junction Casino with my 1965 Pontiac GTO “Royal Bobcat” and my brother’s 1969 Corvette

Downtown Reno and the Spring Event from 2019

Line up of some of our group at nevadamusclecars.com from the 2011 event about 15 minutes before it dumped rain again at the Atlantis Casino and Resort.

Our Road Race Mustang and 1971 Ol’ Blue Chevy Nova at San Rafael Park 2017 for the Kickoff. Always nice being on the grass for that start of HAN….

’32 Roadster at Fall Event 2008 at Circus Circus parking lot in downtown Reno

Peppermill Casino 2017 and a 1970 Triumph Spitfire MK 3

One of our good friends from Oregon who comes down every year brings his 1956 Chevy Nomad Wagon. Positioned in our row at the Atlantis lineup for 2018.

Always have beautiful sunsets this time of year. 2019 last day of event…………….

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