Reno Dads Summer Guide

It’s summer time again, and if you’re like most parents, you’re looking for something to do as a family. Below is a quick listing that will give you a jump start on your plans (more detail behind the clicks below). Geocaching Hiking Reno/Sparks/Carson Hillside Letters Break Away from Screens Hiking Mount Rose Hiking Safety Tips…

Father/Daughter Hairstyling Classes

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Reno Dads Guide to Youth Baseball and Softball in Reno

Youth Baseball and Softball in Reno [Updated for 2022]It’s that time of year again when registration for spring youth sports are opening up and parents all over Reno are clearing their calendars for baseball, softball, soccer, and every other sport hosting spring leagues. With so many options, we wanted to compile a list of community…

2021 Reno Dads Griswold Award Winners

I’m consistently proud of the displays of Christmas cheer we see in the Reno/Sparks area. Speaking of consistency – there are about a dozen homes that really go above and beyond with their Christmas lights displays each year. Interestingly, many of our past Griswold Award winners deserve to get top honors once again. Therefore, we’d…

2021 Map of the Best Christmas Lights in Reno/Sparks

If you’re looking for the best Christmas light displays in the Reno/Sparks area, look no further. Below is a map to help guide you from neighborhood to neighborhood and show you the houses in Reno and Sparks you shouldn’t miss this year! It features more houses than any other local map! If you have any…

Everyone’s a Local in Virginia City

In early 2016, I was living in Southern California, looking for a teaching position elsewhere, and I was regularly driving 4-hours north to the rural community of Bishop, California to visit my girlfriend, Natalie. It was on one of those visits when Natalie, who is now my wife, suggested we drive north to visit Virginia…

Break Your Kids Away From Screens This Spring!

By Joe Nannini Reno dads, rejoice! While we’ve loved skiing all winter with the kids, the weather is finally starting to warm up here in the Biggest Little City, and I could not be more excited. After a year of being cooped up at home, the onset of spring in 2021 feels far more promising…

Family Fun in the Sierras… Safely

Like many families in our community, mine is feeling the side effects of a reduced social calendar, absent extracurriculars, and increased homebodying (probably not a word, but oh well). What are our options, really? I’ve realized how much we rely on events and crowded spaces to keep us busy. As we grew further stir crazy,…

We’ve Got to Find The Music During the Pandemic Holidays

I grew up with a pretty musical family. My siblings and I all played a different instrument and my sister and I were always singing to songs like “Songbird” by Fleetwood Mac and “Seasons of Love” from the musical, Rent. While my dad didn’t really sing along, he was our biggest cheerleader. He was always…

2020 Map of the Best Christmas Lights in Reno/Sparks

UPDATE: See 2021 Christmas Lights Map If you’re looking for the best Christmas Light displays in the Reno/Sparks area, look no further. Below is a map to help guide you from neighborhood to neighborhood and show you the houses in Reno you shouldn’t miss this year! If you have any trouble seeing the map below,…

Calling All Griswolds

At Reno Dads, we celebrate all things fatherly, and no dad better personified the time-honored dad tradition of the Christmas lights display. As such, this year we are again in search of the best Christmas yard displays in the greater Reno/Sparks area. We’ll award the best of the best with the Griswold Award for their…

Halloween Alternative: Virtual Murder Mystery Fundraiser

Considering something other than trick-or-treating this year? How about a virtual murder mystery that you can play from home? Sierra Arts Foundation, a nonprofit that advocates for arts and artists in the Truckee Meadows, is now selling a specially-crafted virtual murder mystery game, “Who Killed the Queen of the Reno Art Scene,” that will funnel…