Four Large Consumer Shows Under One Roof March 25-27, 2011 at Reno Sparks Convention Center

Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo ~ Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo ~  Spring Home & Garden Show ~ Reno Pet Show

RENO, NV    MARCH 24, 2011:  Independently successful Reno consumer shows including the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo, Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo, the Spring Home & Garden Show, the Reno Pet Show and Pug Parade will have multiple activities for the whole family including Dr Lori’s antique appraisals, Trails Motorcycle riders, and a Pug Parade among others.  The shows are combining under one roof in 2011 filling over 200,000sqft of the Reno Sparks, Nevada Convention Center.  The show will run for three days March 25, 26 and 27, 2011 with $10 daily ticket.  “We are very excited to have all of the shows at one time 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 on display.  Throughout the weekend, 2 Time World Trials Champion Tommi Ahvala will take on a giant obstacle course of terrain where he will demonstrate unbelievable precision and control on a motorcycle while never putting his feet on the ground.  Best described as Gymnastics on two wheels because it represents a level of difficulty found in no other motorsport.  Onlookers will see Tommi ride up a 10 foot pyramid, wheelie his motorcycle on a 4 inch point and climb a 20 foot vertical wall.

The Reno Outdoor Expo hall 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. Bass Tubs of Oklahoma will have their 40 foot mobile aquarium to give fishing demonstrations on bass fishing techniques and hear the velvety smooth voice of country singer Joseph Greco and his tribute to country legends, Marty Robbins and Jim Reeves; auditions in search of the next Johnny Cash Tribute Star will take place on stage with Joseph Greco everyday register for an audition online at

The Spring Home and Garden Show is for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser and part comedian, Dr. Lori, will give FREE appraisals at the Spring Home & Garden Show; attendees are invited to be a part of the show and bring their antique to Dr. Lori.  “You should be a stand up comic, you are sooooo funny and entertaining and knowledgeable!” commented Margaret E from a previous show.

The Reno Pet Show will have everything you could think of to pamper your pet, education on how to be a responsible pet owner and will feature a very popular Pug Parade that included over 75 pugs last year. Splash Dog teams make waves with the fine art of dock jumping and dock diving, and you can even bring your dog to give it a try. Each Pug will receive a certificate and the best of show will be awarded.


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About Lockett Shows: Reno’s original show producers since 1967, Lockett Incorporated has produced successful convention center shows in Reno, Nevada for 44 years. Al and Shirley Lockett produce Reno’s original home shows—the Spring Home & Garden Show and the Fall Home & Lifestyle Show; the Reno Bridal Shows—Grand Bridal Showplace, Premier Bride Showcase, and Bridal & Beauty Expo; and more recently the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo and Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo.


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Please contact Lockett Shows at 775-849-8000 or email

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