Lander County 2016 Events
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There are plenty of special events all year long in Lander County, Nevada. A virtual sportsman’s paradise, many of these events, like the annual Chukar Tournament, celebrate everything the land has to offer. The Chukar Tournament is one of our most popular events and features a dinner, souvenir hat and a ticket for an ATV drawing and other great prizes. The hunt takes place from sunrise to sunset.
For those who love speed, the Battle Mountain Raceway and the Battle Mountain Motocross have races throughout the spring and into the fall. The Lincoln Highway Car Show in Austin, fills Main Street with both street shaking muscle cars and vintage automobiles. The show is hosted by the Alvisto Roadsters and is open to all vehicles including hot rods, customs, classics, and race cars.
The World Human Powered Speed Challenge is another unique event in Lander County. This competition pits man and technology against the forces of air resistance and friction. The result is shockingly fast speeds in one of the most challenging competitions. Cultural celebrations include the Basque Club Winter Festival and the summer Cinco de Mayo Festival, and for a really unique tasting experience, don’t miss Prospectors Dream Wine Walk.
These are only a few of the many events offered in Austin, Battle Mountain, Kingston, and other areas within Lander County. Check our calendar often, as updates are constantly added.