RENO, NV MARCH 9, 2012: The Reno Expo presented by Miller Lite consists of the Reno Off-Road & Motorsports Expo, Reno Outdoor Recreation Expo, Spring Home & Garden Show and Reno Pet Show and Pug Parade. The Reno Sparks Convention Center will be thriving with hundreds of booths to explore and family friendly entertainment including the Team eXtreme Trials motorcycle riders, Bass Tubs of Oklahoma fishing demonstrations, Don Engebretson “The Renegade Gardener”, Live Stingray Encounters, HotShot the Robot, country singers JS & The Tributes live on stage, a Pug Parade and a Silent Auction benefitting the BlueRibbon Coalition. The show will run for three days March 23, 24 and 25th with tickets as low as $8 with a coupon downloadable at http://lockettshows.com. “We are very excited to have all of the shows at one time again this year,” said event producer Al Lockett. “There will be something for everyone in the family to look at and enjoy as well as a full weekend of giveaways and entertainment.”
The Reno Motorsports Off-Road show will have race trucks, motorcycles, ATV’s and trail ready jeeps with everything that is needed to have a casual trail ride on the weekend or win a desert race. Throughout the weekend, World Trials riders will take on a giant obstacle course including a 10 foot pyramid where they will demonstrate unbelievable precision and control on a motorcycle while never putting their feet on the ground, one of the most difficult types of motorsports. There will also be a rock section set up for remote control cars and trucks, so be sure to bring yours, or drive one of the displays.
The Reno Outdoor Recreation Expo will have products for both Summer and Winter adventures including everything needed for an extreme adventure, to a day hiking, or a day on the ski slopes. RV’s and Boats will be on display to shop and find the perfect fit. Bass Tubs of Oklahoma, a 5,000 gallon mobile aquarium, will be set up with live bass fishing demonstrations from award winning professionals.
The Spring Home and Garden Show is for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. Award winning gardening and landscape design expert from HGTV, Don Engebretson “The Renegade Gardener” will be on stage to host multiple sessions of great and entertaining information at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm each day.
The Reno Pet Show will have everything you could think of to pamper your pet, plus education on how to be a responsible pet owner. There will be horse back rides available and many exotic animals there to experience. On Sunday, be sure to watch the very popular Pug Parade that included over 75 pugs last year.
The Reno Expo is the largest multi-discipline consumer show event in Northern Nevada. Visit www.lockettshows.com for show information and featured entertainment. 2011 Show Video:
About Lockett Shows: Reno's original show producers since 1967, Lockett Shows has produced successful convention center shows in Reno, Nevada for over 40 years. Al & Shirley Lockett currently present the Spring Home & Garden Show, Fall Home & Lifestyle Show, Reno Off-Road & Motorsports Expo, Reno Outdoor Recreation, Travel & Vacation Expo, Pet Show and Pug Parade, Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival and the Specialty Food and Craft Pavilion, as well as, the Reno Bridal Shows—Premier Bride Showcase, Grand Bridal Showplace and the Bridal & Beauty Expo.