By TheCompleteNevadan.com

Great Vegas Festival of Beer

Downtown Las Vegas, April 5 – 6

Nevada’s largest and most celebrated craft beer festival. 100+ breweries and 500+ beers. Presented by Zappo’s and in support of local Nevada charities. The Great Vegas Festival of Beer will move to the state-of-the venue at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. Website: http://greatvegasbeer.com

Reno Cannabis Convention

Reno, April 6 -7. Whitney Peak Hotel. Saturday, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sunday 

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Reno Cannabis Convention is a unique Cannabis industry trade show in that it serves both the B2B, B2C communities, as well as patients and caregivers in the state of Nevada. All attendees must be over 21 years of age.

Las Vegas Farmers Market

Bruce Trent Park, Wednesdays through April 24, 2-6 p.m.

Regional Certified Farmers Market. The markets feature farm fresh seasonal produce and locally produced food products, baked goods, salad dressings, ethnic foods, limited edition photo art, metal works and more, all available at the markets. No admission charge.

Valley of Fire State Park

50 miles northeast of Las Vegas

Opened in 1935 and Nevada’s oldest state park. It covers almost 36,000 acres and derives its name from the vivid colors and fiery red sandstone. First inhabitants of the valley are believed to have been there about 300 B.C. Open daily 6:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. For park prices, phone 1-866-983-4279

Downtown River Run Marathon 

and Half Marathon

Reno, April 6, 6 a.m. – noon

The 6th Annual RENO 5000 Downtown River Run 26.2,13.1, 10K, 5K and Junior 1 miles. First run of the season in the 2019 Running Series. Run from downtown Reno along the beautiful Truckee River with mountain views, over five bridges, through five parks and back to the heart of downtown Reno.