S’more Family Fun Fridays: Washoe County Parks offers free programs under the stars

by | Jun 8, 2023

Gather around the campfire for the “Galena Campfire Programs” series on June 30th

Remember the fun had around the campfire as a kid? Park Rangers with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space invite one and all to make this a memorable summer for the whole family at the “Galena Campfire Programs”, taking place at Eagle Meadow at Galena Creek Regional Park each Friday evening throughout the summer, from June 30 – August 4 at 8:00 p.m.

A different presenter is featured each week, including a variety of cultural music experiences, plus fun educational programs, all taking place outdoors at Galena Creek Regional Park. Blankets, low-back chairs, bug spray and flashlights are recommended. Join us for Reno’s 2023 Artown Celebration every Friday evening throughout July! The programs are free, though donations are welcomed to support the program. Come out to the park early to barbecue or bring a picnic dinner. What’s s’more, treats will be available to enjoy around the campfire starting at 7:30 p.m. each week!

 What:                   2023 “Galena Campfire Programs” series

 Where:                 Eagle Meadow, north entrance to Galena Creek Regional Park above the Galena Creek Visitor Center, 18250 Mt. Rose Highway., Reno

 When:                  Free, family entertainment series 8:00 – 9:30 p.m., Enjoy treats by the campfire at 7:30 p.m.


June 30: Cowboy Entertainer Larry Maurice

July 7: Raptor Adventures!

July 14: Ukulele in the forest with Aria 51

July 21: Star gazing with the Astronomical Society of Nevada

July 28: Classic Rock with The Birches

August 4: Bluegrass sounds of Sage Creek


Details:                 Free; $5 donations are encouraged

 Contact:               Galena Creek Regional Park Office at (775) 849-2511


Scenic Galena Creek Regional Park is owned and managed by Washoe County, through its Community Services Department. Washoe County aims to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit www.washoecountyparks.com.