Community Events

From youth sports to arts and culture to parades and festivals to livestock events - Churchill County has it all! So many events are held throughout the year, you will find yourself having to choose between those that appeal to you! A sampling of some of these events is listed below...

Check also venue websites and Facebook pages for Churchill County, Rafter 3C Arena, Visit Fallon or individual event pages as most events are posted on social media.

Stationary bull at Cantaloupe Festival
Christmas tree lighting  and Santa

Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair

A young girl enjoys the mechanical bull at the Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, Churchill County's signature event celebrating all things agriculture, especially our famous cantaloupes. Held annually at the end of August.

Christmas Tree Lighting and Open House

The City of Fallon hosts a community Christmas tree lighting (on Maine Street at the fountain) and open house (at City Hall) the first Friday in December.

Concert in the Park

Churchill Co. Junior Livestock Show & Sale

CCJLS is a three-day event held in the spring at the Rafter 3C Arena showcasing the livestock skills of Churchill County youth. Held this year on April 27-29, 2023. Rules, show schedule and more.

Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park, hosted by the City of Fallon and the Churchill Arts Council, are held twice each summer (usually in June and September) at Oats Park.

New Year's 5K Run Participants Beginning the race.


Parades are held annually on Independence Day and Labor Day through the streets of Fallon. Parades generally start on South Taylor Street at Virginia Street, proceed north to A Street, east to Ada Street, south to Highway 50/Williams Ave, east to South Maine, south on Maine Street to Virginia Street (front of the middle school).   

Parks and Recreation

Churchill County Parks & Recreations offers a wide variety of events, races, classes and courses for all ages along with daycare and after school care for children. All the current offerings, pricing options and sign-ups are at: