Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater

Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater is located in Bartley Ranch Regional Park

The Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater is a unique facility that is ideal for performances, fund raisers and special events. Located within Bartley Ranch Regional Park, at 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, it is just minutes from downtown Reno, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Meadowood Mall.  Enter Bartley Ranch Regional Park off of Lakeside Drive which is about one half mile south of McCarren Boulevard.  As you cross the covered bridge, you will pass by the Historic Huffaker School, one of Reno’s original one room school houses (dated 1867), then continue on, past the Western Heritage Interpretive Center, horse arena and Flying B picnic pavilion to the amphitheater.

There are 403 permanent seats and grass seating for approximately 300+ more seats.  Grass seating patrons must furnish their own blankets and /or legless low back chairs. Space is available opposite the ticket booth for autographs or sale of performer’s items (CD’s & T-shirts etc.).


Facility Type: Building

The intimate garden atmosphere and 403 comfortable chair seats plus lawn seating for an additional 500+ at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater make this a perfect venue for performing arts and special occasions. Patrons must bring blankets or low back folding chairs for seating on the lawn areas. A full stage building with dressing rooms, restrooms and available electricity offer a variety of options from concerts to corporate presentations. Maximum occupancy for this facility is 1,000 people.

For more information or to reserve the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater please contact Colleen Wallace-Barnum at Bartley Ranch Regional Park at (775) 828-6612.

Fee Information:
2015 Facility Use Fee
6-hour minimum - $225.00/hour
Non-performance fee - $100.00/hour (applicable 6-hour minimum reservation)
$500.00 refundable cleaning/security deposit

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