Nevada Day 2016
Parade October 29, 2016
Nevada Day...is a grand celebration commemorating our admission to statehood on October 31, 1864. Nevadan’s have the distinction of holding the largest statehood celebration in the nation! With events all weekend, the highlight being the Nevada Day Parade.
Nevada Day Parade
For over 76 years, it’s an annual coming together to celebrate Nevada’s heritage and the founding of this great state on
October 31, 1864
At 10:00am a flyover of military craft signals the start of the parade. The parade begins at the intersection of William and Carson Streets, concluding around 1:00pm to 2:00pm at the intersection of Stewart and Carson Streets. View a map of the parade route here.
Local law enforcement and public officials start the parade, followed by plenty of floats, marching bands, and a variety of entertainment. Usually about 200 entries make up the Nevada Day Parade each year.
Locals and visitors are encouraged to arrive early with lounge chairs and blankets to stake their claim for a spot along the parade route on Carson Street. Food, drink and souvenir vendors the route, and local businesses often feature food and beverage specials during the parade.