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    Desert Rainbow

    Photo Credit: Sb Sullivan

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    Couple sitting at Wingfield Park

    Photo Credit: Darron Birgenheier

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    Service Dog, Nala, at the Truckee River

    Photo Credit: Timothy Conzachi

California Building

75 Cowan Drive

California Building LogoIn 1927 Reno hosted an exposition commemorating the completion of the Transcontinental Highway passing through the city and a building was erected on the site. In 1938 the American Legion gave the building to the City of Reno. The California Building is located in picturesque Idlewild Park, located along the Truckee River.   Directions

The Spanish-style architecture, reminiscent of the early California missions distinguishes this popular facility which hosts numerous cultural and special event, weddings, meetings and group gatherings throughout the year.

Facility Amenities & Fees

Capacity Building: 260 Patio: 120
Rental Fees Building: $75/hour Patio: $100 Flat Rate
Deposits $500 - $1,000
Alcohol Permit $50
Kitchen Two Refrigerators, Oven-Stove, Utility Sink, Serving Counter
Tables Round 5’ Tables – 25, Rectangular 6’ Tables – 10
Chairs 260
Patio Picnic Tables/Barbeque

Layout & Dimensions
California Building Floorplan Diagram

Photo Gallery

California Building
California Building Photo 1 California Building Photo 2
California Building Photo 3 California Building Patio
Surrounding Attractions
Rose Garden at Idlewild Park Snowflake Pavillion at Idlewild Park

 

Rose Garden

 

Snowflake Pavillion

Virtual Tour

For more information please contact Facility Reservations at 775-334-2262,
or email cardenase@reno.gov.


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