Frequently Asked Questions

8th Annual Basque Fry – Frequently Asked Questions 

1. Where is the Corley Ranch?

859 US-Hwy 395 S
Gardnerville, NV  89410
From Reno – Take US 395 South for 55 miles.  Corley Ranch is on the left.

2. Are pets allowed?
Only service animals are permitted. 

3. Is there a reservation deadline?
Tickets will be sold until we reach capacity.  Early Bird pricing for general admission tickets ends on April 30th at 11:30 pm PDT.

4.  Where can I buy tickets? 
Purchase tickets online at at this link <<<Get Your Tickets Here>>>

5. Are there discounts for military or students?
Yes. Discounted tickets of $30 are available for active and retired military and full-time college students.  Appropriate ID is required at gate to receive the discount.  Family members are not eligible for the discounted tickets.

6. Will there be seating and shade?
Yes there will be benches and chairs under tents.

7. Can I bring licensed firearms?

8. Is there lodging nearby?
Quality Inn & Suites – 6.7 miles north of Corley Ranch
1795 Ironwood Dr, Minden, NV 89423

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Minden – 5.8 miles north of Corley Ranch
1659 State Route 88, Minden, NV  89423
888-465-4329 or 775-782-7500

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino  - 52 miles north of Corley Ranch
2500 East Second Street, Reno, Nevada 89595

Lake Tahoe-Harrah’s – 21 miles from Corley Ranch
15 US-50, Stateline, NV 89449
(775) 588-6611

9. What is the speaker schedule?
The schedule is under development.  Each speaker will have approximately 15 minutes between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

10. What time should I arrive?
Doors open at 9:00 am and food service begins at approximately 11:30 am.    

11. I have a general admission ticket, will I still be able to talk to the speakers?
The speakers may mingle with all attendees, depending on their individual schedules.

12. What is being served?
It will be a traditional Basque meal served buffet style.
Garden Salad, Basque Bean Stew, Basque Lamb Stew, Chorizo, French Fries, Soft Roll
There will be a separate vegetarian only line.

13. Is there a bar?
Yes! There is a full cash bar available to our patrons that will be serving beer, wine, liquor drinks, and of course Picon Punch. The bar will take cash or card. There are also free water stations.

14. Do I need to bring tickets?
There will be an admission line for people with their printed tickets.  If you do not have a ticket, we will look up your name on the RSVP list.

15. What is appropriate attire?
Ranch Casual!  It’s a working ranch so wear your jeans and boots.  Since it is an outdoor venue, attention to the weather is advised.

16. Is there assigned seating?
General Admission will have open seating.  Arrive early to get the best seats and enjoy the entertainment.

17. Can media attend?
Yes, credentials are required.  Contact [email protected].

18. Are volunteers still needed?
Yes. Please apply to volunteer for this year’s event by clicking on the link below and completing the application. 

19. What is the nearest airport?
Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the closest public airport, 55 miles north of Corley Ranch.

Nearby private airports are:
Minden-Tahoe Airport - MEV
Minden, Nevada
Facility Usage: Public
Douglas County
P.O. Box 218
Minden, NV 89423

Carson Airport in Carson City, Nevada
Located three miles northeast of Carson City. It is operated by the Carson City Airport Authority. 
Address: 2600 E College Pkwy, Carson City, NV 89706
Code: CSN
Phone: (775) 841-2255

Pinenut Airport - NV55
Gardnerville, Nevada
Facility Usage: Private
Don Bartholomew
885 Taildragger Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(775) 782-2992