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The Nugget Presents: Southern Fare On The Square

Reno/Sparks, Nevada – The Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada will present Southern Fare On The Square, a brand new event outside the casino on Victorian Square, Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14. The Southern food and music festival with crafts and a children’s area is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Admission, parking and outdoor entertainment are free!

“We’ve put together a fantastic, new event with a huge variety of Southern food plus great music, crafts and a kids’ area,” said Nugget Vice President of Marketing, Bobbie Beuchat. “There will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy!”

Some of the Southern food specialties festival goers can expect at the event include Jambalaya, Po’ Boy sandwiches, fried shrimp, red beans and rice with sausage, alligator, catfish, deep fried pickles and okra, sweet potato pie, pecan pie, grits, beignets, chicken and waffles, sweet tea, Hurricanes and much more, all available for purchase from a wide array of vendors.


All the outdoor entertainment at the event is provided free-of-charge and the sounds of the South will feature area favorites Mumbo Gumbo plus Zydeco, brass and Southern Rock.

Saturday, October 13th:

St. Gabriel’s Celestial Brass Band (strolling Victorian Ave.) – 11:00 a.m. – Noon

Boogaloo Zydeco – 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mumbo Gumbo – 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Inside the Nugget Saturday night, Southern Rock & Roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis performs in the Nugget Ballroom at 8:00 p.m. This is a ticketed performance and tickets are available at the Nugget box office or nuggetcasinoresort.com

Sunday, October 14th:

ZZ Tush (ZZ Top tribute) – 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lisa Haley & The Zydekats – 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Crafts and Kids’ Area:

The event will host a large assortment of craft vendors along the street and plaza and the kids’ area will be located with craft vendors on Victorian Avenue near the Fountainhouse Apartments. The Kids’ area will include a pumpkin patch, pony rides, Free Hay Wagon rides and more.


October 14
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Victorian Square
Sparks, NV United States + Google Map