Jim Butler Days

2020 Annual Events

January

January 1, 2020 – Tonopah Elks New Year’s Eggnog & Rotary Club of Tonopah Bingo

January 5, 2020 – Movie Matinee “Lion King”

February

February 8, 2020 – Tonopah Ghost Walk: Haunted & Historic Mining Park

February 9, 2020 – Movie Matinee “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”

February 14, 2020 – Tonopah Main Street Valentine’s Dance

February 22, 2020 – Tonopah Elks Crab Crack

March

TBD – Various St. Patrick’s Day events at local businesses

March 8, 2020 – Movie Matinee “Men in Black International”

March 14, 2020 – Tonopah Ghost Walk: Haunted & Historic Old Cemetery & Clown Motel

March 22, 2020 – “Springo” Rotary Club of Tonopah Spring Bingo – CANCELLED

April 

April 10, 2019 – Movie Night “Midway”- CANCELLED

April 11, 2020 – Tonopah Ghost Walk: Haunted & Historic Downtown – CANCELLED

April 12, 2020 – 4 R Kidz Easter Egg Hunt – CANCELLED

April 19, 2020 – “My Thousand Words” Book Art Workshop – CANCELLED

May

May 2, 2020 – Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet- POSTPONED

May 9, 2020 – Dance Festival – CANCELLED

May 18-25, 2020 – Jim Butler Days: Parade, Street Dance, Craft Fair, Kids’ Events, Nevada State Mining Championships, Speedway Race, Jim Butler Stampede (Battle Born Rodeo Series), Horseshoe Tournament, etc. – RESCHEDULED FOR LABOR DAY 

May 29, 2020 – Movie Night “Frozen II”- CANCELLED

May 30-31, 2020 – Blacksmithing Class – RESCHEDULED

June

June 1, 2020 – Summer Movie Matinee – CANCELLED

June 6 – 7, 2020 – Blacksmithing Class

June 8, 2020 – Summer Monday Movie Matinee – CANCELLED

June 13, 2020 – Photography Workshop with Larry Burton – CANCELLED

June 13, 2020 – Tonopah Star Party – CANCELLED

June 13-14, 2020 – HO-Z Classic Horseshoe Tournament

June 15, 2020 – “Sonic the Hedgehog” Summer Monday Movie Matinee

June 20, 2020 – Dance Festival – CANCELLED

June 21, 2020 – Rotary Club of Tonopah Father’s Day Fishing Derby

June 27, 2020 – Tonopah Speedway Race

June 29, 2020 – Summer Monday Movie Matinee

July

July 4, 2020 – 4 R Kidz Fourth of July: Parade & Fireworks Tonopah Main Street

July 6, 2020 –“Dora and the Lost City of Gold” Summer Monday Movie Matinee

July 11, 2020 – Tonopah Star Party

July 11-12, 2020 – Blacksmithing Class

July 13, 2020 – “Abominable” Summer Monday Movie Matinee

July 17-18 – Smackdown Rodeo (Souza’s Bucking Bulls) CANCELLED

July 18-19, 2020 – Blacksmithing Class

July 20, 2020 –  “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” Summer Monday Movie Matinee

July 25, 2020 – Summer Roundup (Battle Born Rodeo Series)

July 25, 2020 – Tonopah Speedway Races

July 27, 2020 – “The Angry Birds Movie 2” Summer Monday Movie Matinee

August

August 8, 2020 – Tonopah Arts Festival – CANCELLED

August 8, 2020 – Tonopah Star Party

August 12-15, 2020 – Vegas to Reno Best in the Desert Race (pitstop near Tonopah)

August 15, 2020 – Old Timers Picnic – CANCELLED

August 17, 2020 – “Frozen II” Movie Matinee and Costume Party

August 21-22, 2020 – Tonopah Speedway Races

August 22, 2020 – Nighttime Photography Workshop with Larry Burton – POSTPONED

August 29, 2020 – Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet – POSTPONED

August 29-30, 2020 –  Nevada State Horseshoe Pitching Championship – POSTPONED

September

September 3-7, 2020 – Jim Butler Days: Parade, Street Dance, Craft Fair, Kids’ Events, Nevada State Mining Championships, Speedway Race – CANCELLED

September 4, 2020 – “Uglydolls” Movie Matinee

September 5-6, 2020 – Jim Butler Stampede (Battle Born Rodeo Series)

September 5, 2020 – Tonopah Speedway Race

September 12-13, 2020 – Blacksmithing Class

September 12 – Tonopah Star Party

September 18, 2020 – Tonopah VFW Post POW/MIA

September 19, 2020 – Nighttime Photography Workshop with Larry Burton

September 19, 2020 – “The Butler” Rodeo Finals (Battle Born Rodeo Series) CANCELLED

September 19, 2020 – Tonopah Speedway Race

September 24-27, 2020 – Battle Born 250 Best in the Desert Race – CANCELLED

TBD  Grange Harvest Festival  – CANCELLED

October

October 9-24, 2020 – Haunted Mizpah Hotel Tours (every Friday and Saturday)

October 10, 2020 – Tonopah Ghost Walk: Haunted & Historic Old Cemetery & Clown Motel – CANCELLED

October 16, 2020 – “Addams Family” Movie Matinee

October 16, 2020 – Zombie Walk

October 17 – Tonopah Star Party

TBD – Pumpkin Crawl – CANCELLED

October 23-24, 2020 – Graveyard Stomp (Community Halloween Parties) – CANCELLED

TBD Various Halloween events at local businesses

November

November 11, 2020 – Veterans Day Spaghetti Feed & Patriots Pen/Voice of Democracy Essay Contest Awards

November 14, 2020 – Tonopah Ghost Walk: Haunted & Historic Downtown – CANCELLED

November 21, 2020 – Rainbow Girls Craft Bazaar

November 26, 2020 – Community Thanksgiving Dinner

TBD – Movie Matinee (Title TBA)

December

December 4, 2020 – Movie Night (Title TBA)

December 5, 2020 – Festival of Trees

December 12, 2020 – Tonopah Main Street Santa Crawl

TBD 4 R Kidz Santa Visit & 8th Grade Fundraiser Dinner

TBD Various Christmas events at local businesses

QUICK LINKS

Upcoming Events

Thu 29

Clown Hunt: A Halloween Scavenger Hunt Mystery

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 31
Nov 20

“The Wizard of Oz” Free Movie Matinee

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dec 04

For questions or suggestions,
please contact Tourism & Events Coordinator Kat Galli at Tourism@TonopahNevada.com or (775) 277-1220.