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A Desert Oasis with Hometown Feel, 130 miles to Black Rock City!

Fallon is your first major stop after the very long drive across the big state of Nevada, whether you’re coming from Las Vegas via Highway 95, or from the east via Highway 50, aka The Loneliest Road in America. Many Burners every year travel through Fallon, while at the same time, more-and-more Fallon residents have made it to Burning Man over the years.  Whether through you or the residents, some of the culture of Burning Man continues to rub off on the community here.  As a result, Burners traveling from south and east have found Fallon to be a great place to stop and stock up on supplies before heading off to the Black Rock City, some 130 miles away.

The heart of Fallon centers around the crossroads of Highways 50 and 95. Many of the businesses listed below are centered at or nearby this junction, or they can be found eastwards further along Highway 50 (aka William Street or Reno Highway). If you are heading to Burning Man you will want to be on Highway 50 westwards. Fernley lies about 30 miles west of here, and then Black Rock City is another 100 miles north…

Fallon is a crossbreed of industries and increasingly a melting pot of cultures. Long a farming and ranching community with local and nearby tourist attractions, and with a major Naval Air Station next-door, Fallon is growing and evolving as a small city proud with its traditions and rich in community, hospitality, and ingenuity.

As you pass and shop through Fallon, please remember to be respectful and considerate with the people and their properties. Burning Man is still kind of a new phenomenon to many Fallon residents, so you may meet some distance or curiosity. It is important to show what Burning Man is really about. This especially goes with Leaving No Trace.

Also, looking for MEDICAL CARE?  Banner Hospital is near the center. See below for details.

For further information on Fallon, here are a few helpful links:

City of Fallon

Fallon Chamber of Commerce

Fallon Convention and Tourism Authority

Grocery, Water, and Liquor Stores

Safeway
890 West Williams Avenue – 775-428-2330 – map
Open 24/7. The best selection in town of food, produce, and booze. Also has water fill up kiosk for 5 gallon containers and pharmacy.

Spring Water Depot
925 West Williams Avenue – 775-843-7852 – map
24/7 availability for filling your 1, 3, or 5 gallon containers with spring water at 50 cents per gallon. Get your containers next door at the Quik Stop.

Beverage Market
2105 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-7114 – map
Open Mon-Sun 7am-11pm. The largest selection of wine, beer, and spirits in town, with some great pricing.  And an outstanding selection of craft beers!

Heck’s Meat Company
250 South Maine Street – 775-423-2241 – map
Open Tue-Fri 9am-5:30pm, Sat 8am-4:30pm.

Country Health
2133 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-5777 – map
Open Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm. Offers wide selection of nutritional supplements and snacks.

Walmart Supercenter
2333 West Williams Avenue – 775-428-1700 – map
Open 24/7.

Hardware and Camping Supplies

Kent’s Supply Center
260 North Maine Street – 775-423-2126 – map
Open Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-4pm. Family and burner-owned and operated for four generations, Karla, Bill and crew are leading the community in meeting all the camp needs of Burners with exceptional hospitality and service. Carrying a large selection of camp and shade structure construction supplies, particularly for quansi-hut and hexayurt structures (with instructions). Wood, pvc, conduit, solar and standard lanterns and lights, rechargeable batteries, tarps, goggles, dust masks, eyeware, hats, rope and other tie-downs are among the many things you can also find here.  Also has free pallets — for your camp shower or kitchen!

Louie’s Home Center – Ace Hardware
1855 West williams Avenue – 775-423-7008 – map
Open daily 7am-7pm. A wide variety of supplies for camping and building with very hospitable and helpful service.  Items such as tents, storage containers, lanterns and lights, solar lights and flowers, hats, coolers, and electronics accessories can be found here.

Big R Lawn & Garden Supplies Center
1855 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-8555 – map
Open Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, Sat-Sun 7am-7pm.  A wide variety of supplies for camping and building.

Random Curiosities

The Treasure Hut
4640 Reno Highway – 775-423-1714 – map
Open daily 9am-6pm. The largest thrift store in town, carrying bikes, sleeping bags, camping and cooking gear, coolers, clothing, sunglasses, lanterns, tools, bungies, jewelry, etc.

Stuf N Such
99 South Nevada Street – 775-423-6446 – map
Open Tue-Sat 10am-3pm. The largest thrift store in town carrying clothing, costumes, wedding dresses, wigs, hats, and knick-knacks.

Hazel’s Fashionz
270 South Maine Street, #5 – 775-423-3748 – map
Open Tue-Fri 11am-5:30pm, Sat 10:30-5pm. One of Fallon’s nicest boutiques selling a wide variety of consignment and upcycled clothing for men and women.

Louie’s Dollar Plus Store
920 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-9001 – map
Open Mon-Fri 7am-9pm, Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 9am-8pm.  Various nick-knacks at or near $1.  We thought it worth mentioning this place as they have oddball items for the playa such as solar pathway lights, dust masks, zip ties, batteries, kitchenware, thermal water bottles, toiletries, and gaudy decor.  But most of all they have a huge parking lot and would be more than happy to share it freely for overnight RV parking!

Community Service Thrift Store
169 East Center Street – 775-423-3719 – map
Open Mon-Fri 10am-3pm.

Rising Sun Gallery and Art Studios
203 South Maine Street – 775-294-4135 - map
Regularly open Mon-Sat 11am-7pm, but also open 11am-7pm on Sunday Aug 26.  Call ahead for possible extended hours.  A new local treasure of art and culture, Rising Sun is a gallery that features fine art in several genres from Nevada and Western artists.  Rising Sun is also a studio featuring workshops and classes in many genres.  If you have some time to get your art on while you’re in Fallon, highly recommended you check out and support the Rising Sun.

Churchill County Museum & Archives
1050 South Maine Street  – 775-423-3677 – map
Open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm.  Have some free time and interested in some history of Nevada and the region?  This is the place.

Restaurants

The Daily Grind
1805 West Williams Avenue – 775-428-5800 – map
Open Mon-Fri 5:30am-12am, 6:30am-12am, Sun 6:30am-8pm. This is our favorite place to hang out in Fallon. A great cozy and stylish spot to get some good vibes, coffee, tea, beer, booze, sandwiches and wraps for all tastes, play pool, and catch some entertainment.

The Slanted Porch
310 South Taylor Street – 775-423-4489 – map
Open for lunch Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, for dinner Fri-Sat 5pm-9pm. Happy hour on Fri-Sat- 4pm-6pm. Large selection of very good sandwiches, burgers, and salads.

The Courtyard Cafe and Bakery
55 East Williams Avenue – 775-423-5505 – map
Open Mon-Sat 7:30am-2:30pm. A local favorite serving a wide variety of breakfast and lunch offerings.

The Wok
255 South Maine Street – 775-423-5588 – map
Open Mon-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri and Satu 11am-10pm. Large variety of quality chinese food but also with all-you-can-eat sushi, with many options for vegetarians as well.  Very popular local spot.

La Fiesta
60 West Center Street – 775-423-1604 – map
Open daily 11am-10pm. Great and large selection of mexican food.

Pizza Barn
1981 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-7155 – map
Open Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10:30pm. Known as the best pizza in town.

Azteca Grill and Bakery
1740 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-4964 – map
Open daily 7am-8:30pm. Large selection of mexican food and fairly good prices.

Sand Winds Restaurant and Sports Bar
1120 Taylor Place – 775-423-8554 – map
Open Tue-Fri 11:00am-9pm, Sat 4pm-9pm, and Sun 11:00am-9pm. Large selection of standard American faire, soup and salad bar, and booze.

Maine Street Cafe
810 South Maine Street – 775-423-1830 – map
Open Mon-Sat 7am-2:30pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-9pm. Known for great breakfasts, lunches, and dinners at good prices.

Squeezy's Café
2055 Trento Lane – 775-867-2031 – map
Open Mon-Wed 6am-2pm,Thur 6am-2pm amd 3:30pm-7:30pm, Fri 6am-2pm. Cowboy diner with down-home atmosphere and experience.

Overland Hotel & Saloon
125 East Center – 775-423-2719 – map
Open for dinners 5-9pm. Historic business with Basque dining and bar, a local hot spot.

The Waterhole
111 South Allen Road – 775-423-5306 – map
Open Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 11am-2pm. Mexican, steak, and fish dinners.

Jack's Place
30 East Center Street – 775-423-8855 – map
Open Sun-Thur 11am-2am, Fri-Sat 11am-4am. Burgers and bar.

Coffeehouse with Wifi

The Daily Grind
1805 West Williams Avenue – 775-428-5800 – map
Open Mon-Fri 5:30am-12am, 6:30am-12am, Sun 6:30am-8pm. This is our favorite place to hang out in Fallon. A great cozy and stylish spot to get some good vibes, coffee, tea, beer, booze, sandwiches and wraps for all tastes, play pool, and catch some entertainment.

Bars

The Daily Grind
1805 West Williams Avenue – 775-428-5800 – map
Open Mon-Fri 5:30am-12am, 6:30am-12am, Sun 6:30am-8pm. This is our favorite place to hang out in Fallon. A great cozy and stylish spot to get some good vibes, coffee, tea, beer, booze, sandwiches and wraps for all tastes, play pool, and catch some entertainment.

Hotels and RV Park

Best Western
1035 West Williams Avenue – 775-423-6005 – map

Econo Lodge
70 East Williams Avenue – 775-423-2194 – map

Motel 6
1705 South Taylor Street – 775-423-2277 – map

Holiday Inn
55 Commercial Way – 775-428-2588 – map

Overland Hotel & Saloon
125 East Center – 775-423-2719 – map

Fallon RV Park
5787 Reno Highway (Highway 50) – 775-867-2332 – map

Auto Repair Shops and Parts Stores

C Bar R Inc Auto Service
1800 South Taylor Street – 775-423-3242 – map
Open Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 8:30pm-5pm.

Les Schwab Tire Center
2555 Reno Highway (Highway 50)  – 775-423-7722 – map
Open Mon 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-5pm.

Tedford Tire & Auto Service
225 East Williams Avenue – 775-423-5144 – map
Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm.

Dave's Automotive
235 East Williams Avenue – 775-423-3809 – map
Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-1pm.

Auto Zone
1350 West Williams Avenue – 775-428-6888 – map
Open Mon-Sat 7:30am-9pm, Sun 8am-8pm.

Napa Auto Parts
2685 Reno Highway – 775-423-5181 – map
Open Mon-Fri 7:30-5:30, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm

Hospital

Banner Churchill Community Hospital
801 East Williams Street – 775-423-3151 – map

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