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Monday July 22, 2013

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The Eldorado Celebrates 27 Years of Hot August Nights

Summer Fun Carries On in Downtown Reno with Cruises, Show-n-Shines

RENO, Nev. (July 22, 2013) – The Eldorado Hotel Casino is gearing up to celebrate the summer’s coolest classic car event, Hot August Nights. Uniting collectors with admirers young and old, Hot August Nights rolls into town for five days of fun starting Wednesday, August 7.

Just some of the highlights and Hot August Nights happenings in downtown Reno include:

“Grease” – In the Eldorado Showroom

  • Show times are Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
  • Guests will have a rockin', rollin' good time singing along to songs from the hit motion picture like, Summer Nights, Beauty School Dropout, Born to Hand Jive and Greased Lightnin’.
  • Don't miss the energetic crowd-pleaser that's fun for the whole family. “Grease” – it’s still the word! Tickets start at $24.95

Hot August Nights Official Downtown Reno Kickoff Cruise

  • Wednesday, August 7 from 7 to 10 p.m. on Virginia Street

Barrett-Jackson Cup™

  • Wednesday, August 7 through Friday, August 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Awards presented daily at 4 p.m. from the 4th and Virginia St stage
  • 15 daily Best of Show winners to return on Saturday, August 10 for the Finals
  • The finals, judged by a team of Barrett-Jackson officials, awards $1,000 to the 4th runner up, $3,000 to the 3rd runner up, $6,000 to the 2nd runner up, $10,000 to the 1st runner up and $20,000 and the title of the “Ultimate Best of Show” to the winner of the first ever Barrett-Jackson Cup™.

Downtown Reno Controlled Cruises Official Kick-Off Cruise

  • Wednesday August 7 from 7 to 10 p.m. on Virginia Street

Hot August Nights Poker Walk Stop

  • Wednesday, August 7 to Friday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Eldorado stop is located on the casino floor at the Promotion Center.

Downtown Fireworks Show

  • Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at 10 p.m.

Downtown Reno Official Hot August Nights Parade

  • Sunday, August 11 at 10 a.m. on Virginia Street

For hot cars, hot nights and hot slots, the Eldorado Hotel Casino is the place to be this Hot August Nights! For more details visit or call 775-786-5700. For the latest updates on what’s happening check the Eldorado’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pages and the interactive Eldorado iPhone and Android Apps. Celebrate 27 Years of Hot August Nights in Reno at the Eldorado!