Pops on the River

Pops Comes of Age

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Reno Philharmonic performs at Pops on the River, 2014

Reno Philharmonic performs at Pops on the River, 2014 Photo by David Calvert

Every July for 21 years, the Reno Philharmonic has performed Pops on the River, a major fundraising event at Wingfield Park in downtown Reno. The orchestra performs a Broadway-inspired concert featuring the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra led by Maestro Laura Jackson and special Broadway vocalists, completed by decorated tables and costumes throughout the park. Mother Goose, the Donner Party, 42nd St., and the Royal Family have all appeared at this event. Tables are judged and then prizes awarded for the following categories:

  • Most Historic
  • Most Outrageous
  • Most Elegant
  • Best Drinkable Concoction
  • Best of Reno
  • Best of Show

2015 Pops on the River

Pops on the River will take place on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Wingfield Park. Gates open at 5:00 pm and the concert begins at 8:00 pm. The 2015 Pops on the River concert will feature Broadway stars, Christiane Noll and Hugh Panero . Click below to read their bios. Tickets go on sale March 1, 2015! 

Christiane Noll

Christiane Noll

Hugh Panero

Hugh Panero

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sponsorships

Bravissimo $5,000
Front row center. One “Premium” table location. Seating for 10. Limited availability.

  • Conductor or special guest artist at your table to autograph programs for you and your guests.
  • Company logo or name displayed on stage at Pops on the River.
  • Recognition in the Pops on the River program guide and printed materials.
  • Special sponsor gift.
Pops on the River attendees, July 2014.  Photo by David Calvert

Pops on the River attendees, July 2014.
Photo by David Calvert

Allegretto $2,500
Front row. One “Superior” table location. Seating for 10.

  • Company logo displayed on stage at Pops on the River.
  • Recognition in the Pops on the River program guide and printed materials.
  • Special sponsor gift.

Andante $2000
Second row. One “Preferred” table location. Seating for 10.

  • Company logo displayed on stage at Pops on the River.
  • Recognition in the Pops on the River program guide and printed materials.
  • Special sponsor gift.

Adagio $1,000
Third or fourth row. One “Select” table location. Seating for 10.

  • Company logo displayed on stage at Pops on the River.
  • Recognition in the Pops on the River program guide and printed materials.
  • Special sponsor gift.

 General Seating Table $450
General table placement. Seating for 10. Assigned on a first come, first paid basis. We will do our very best to accommodate previous supporters with priority table assignments. To ensure best placement for this year’s event, we strongly encourage purchasing sponsor tables.

Single Table Tickets $50
General table seat placement.

Tickets on sale march 1


 

 Food and Drink

Pops on The River

Susan Egan, Gary Mauer, and Anne Runolfsson perform with the Reno Philharmonic at Pops on the River, July 2014. Photo by David Calvert

Food is not sold at the event so please be sure to bring a picnic-style dinner or have your table catered by one of the following Pops Preferred Caterers:

Other Options:

Please Note: There is absolutely no cooking or catering allowed inside the park. Food is to be brought in prepared and if you have a caterer providing food, they must drop it off and are not permitted to set up a serving or prep station.

Whispering Vine will sell wine in the park, and guests are encouraged to bring wine and other drink concoctions. Glass is permitted at the Pops on the River event.

Clean Up

Please be courteous of Wingfield Park and be sure to clean up after your table. Pops provides table-side trash bags, in addition to waste and recycle receptacles throughout the park.