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Rib Cook Off Related Road Closures

Sparks, NV- On August 28 through September 2, the Nugget Casino Resort will host a downtown event, The Best in the West Rib Cook Off. There will be road closures surrounding from August 24 starting at 12:15 a.m. to September 5 at 6:00 a.m.

Downtown closure times are Saturday, August 24 from 12:15 a.m. to Thursday, September 5 at 6:00 a.m.
Detailed closures for The Rib Cook Off:

  • Victorian Avenue, from 14th Street to Pyramid Highway.
  • Victorian Plaza Circle – East (11th Street) from C Street to Nugget Avenue.
  • Avenue of the Oaks will be closed in front of the Galaxy theater for one block east and one block west.
  • The alley on the west side of the Bridges Apartment Building.
  • 10th Street from South of the alley to Victorian Avenue.
  • Sparks Heritage Museum parking lot, space available for Museum volunteers only.

2019 RIB ROAD CLOSURE MAP 8.14.19

Other non-event related closures due to construction include Southbound Victorian Plaza Circle – West (14th Street)  from C Street to Victorian Avenue and Eastbound C Street between 10th Street and 9th Street.

 Free Self-Parking: Public Parking is available in the Nugget’s West Parking lot and the City Parking Garage next to the Galaxy movie theater. Handicap parking will be available in these lots. On Street and garage parking in and around Victorian Square will be in extremely short supply during the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off. Please consider public transportation or the Nugget’s FREE shuttle service. 

Free Rib Cook-Off Shuttles: DON’T DRIVE,  ARRIVE!  The best way to get to the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is on the Nugget’s  FREE Shuttle service provided by All-West Coachlines and RTC Citifare Bus.

Round trip shuttles from these locations:

  • Sparks Christian Fellowship – 510 Greenbrae Drive in Sparks
  • Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center – 1350 N. Wells Avenue in Reno.

Wednesday, August 28 to Sunday, September 1
Shuttles available 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Monday, September 2
Shuttles available 11:00 a.m.– 7:00 p.m.

About the events:
Best in the West Rib Cook Off, Victorian Square
August 28 – September 2, 2019
Wednesday through Sunday 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Monday 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.