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Hot August Nights 2018

For Immediate Release
Contact: Katie Silva

                                  Peppermill Reno Hosts Official Kick-Off Party, Week of Events for Hot August Nights                                                                               Cruise classic cars, enjoy free concerts, and more August 6-11

RENO, Nev. (July 26, 2018) – Get your motor runnin’ and head out on the highway to Peppermill Resort Spa Casino for the largest classic car event in the nation. Hot August Nights returns August 6-11, along with free concerts, show ‘n’ shines, promotions, and more.

Peppermill Reno hosts the official Hot August Nights Kick-Off Party on Monday, August 6, from 4pm-10pm. New this year is Parking Lot Golden Ticket, where 20 bottles of Coors and Coors Light will be randomly marked with golden stickers. Winners who purchase the lucky beers from the event’s two outdoor bars will receive $25 Peppermill Reno gift cards and all proceeds will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. 

‘Mill Mile Show ‘n’ Shine judging will run daily from 4pm-8pm starting Monday, August 6, giving spectators a first look at some of the festival’s hottest rods and coolest classics. One show ‘n’ shine winner will be selected by audience choice and win $1,000 every night through August 10, and those finalists will compete for a $5,000 grand prize on August 11. 

For the duration of Hot August Nights, Peppermill Reno will feature free outdoor concerts from 6pm-9:45pm, with performers including Dusty Miles and The Cryin’ Shame, The Beverly Belles, and Revival. Classic car participants are invited to Cruise the ‘Mill Mile nightly from 5pm-10pm as well. 

The Jelly Belly Dragster will be on display August 9-11, and fans can get up close and personal with the custom race car while enjoying free samples of the namesake treat from 2pm-10pm. 

Keep the party going with Slot August Nights, Peppermill Reno’s two-day slot tournament, on August 12-13. More than 450 winners will drive home with a share of $40,000, including a grand prize of $10,000 in cash or free play, and a complimentary t-shirt.  

For more information on Peppermill Reno’s week of Hot August Nights events, visit or call 775-671-8189.




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