The Glow Plaza at Reno’s Neon Line Opens for Summer Events

The Glow Plaza, Reno’s newest outdoor event space, hosted a ribbon-cutting event this morning in conjunction with an event preview of the 40th Anniversary for The Great Reno Balloon Race. Today marks the beginning of live concerts and other events happening at The Glow Plaza through summer and into the fall.


“As we invite guests back to Reno’s Neon Line District after a long period of social distancing, we’re excited to celebrate the launch of the summer concert series at The Glow Plaza,” said Jeff Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Jacobs Entertainment. ” The Glow Plaza will become a hub for engaging events and activities throughout the summer.”


Free live concerts are scheduled on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer. Events begin at 4 p.m., with concerts starting at 5:30 p.m. Creating a sound based on a fusion of Rock & Roll and Soul, Maxx Cabello Jr will be kicking off the summer concert series on July 9 and 10.


Upcoming events include:

  • July 16-17: Jason King Band
  • July 23-24: Brodie Stewart Band
  • July 30-31: New Wave Crave Band
  • Aug 6-7: The 60’s Summer of Love
  • Aug 13-14: American Mile
  • Aug 20: Jason King Band
  • Aug 21: New Wave Crave
  • Aug 27-28: Maxx Cabello Jr
  • Sep 3-4: Greg Golden Band
  • Sep 10-11: Cripple Creek Band


Along with live concerts, The Glow Plaza will also host food trucks, rotating on a weekly basis, and a full-service outdoor bar in an airstream deemed the “Tipsy Tin” every Friday and Saturday this summer, starting on July 9. More information on the new Glow Plaza can be found at


Reno’s Neon Line District is a $1.8 billion, mixed-use project that stretches from downtown Reno’s West Street to Keystone Avenue, and from Interstate 80 South to West Second Street. This brand-new live-work-play district will serve as a hub for all ages celebrating Reno’s eccentric culture through pedestrian-friendly amenities, public art, restaurants, retail, and entertainment venues.