11 can’t-miss events you have to attend this Fall in Carson City.
As the leaves in Carson City change to bright reds and yellows in the crisp air, one thing remains certain — fall is a fabulous time in the capital city. While there are events nearly every weekend, here are 11 that should not be missed:
Harvest Train — Take a ride on the steam train to visit the pump-kin patch at the Nevada Railroad Museum. (Oct. 14 & 21)
Ghost Walk — Carson City’s spooky and intriguing history is ex-plored and re-enacted on the guided tours of the Carson City Ghost Walk. (Oct. 20)
Blinky Man — Light up your bike, and the night, for this costumed after-dark ride. (Oct. 26)
Nevada Day Powwow — Called “the people’s gathering,” the powwow celebrated American Indian history, featuring 40 arts and crafts vendors and more than 200 dancers. (Oct. 25-27)
Passport to Downtown — Celebrate the completed Curry Street Improvement Project with live music, street performers and family fun. The more businesses you visit, the more raffle tickets you earn. (Oct. 26)
Nevada Day — Carson City goes all out for Nevada’s birthday with a parade and other celebrations, including a hot-air balloon launch, beard contest and more. (Oct. 27)
BOO-nanza — Safe and fun trick-or-treating with a haunted house, crafts, games, costume contest, food trucks and more. (Oct. 30)
Trick-or-Treat — Little ghouls, goblins, princesses (and their par-ents) line up at the Governor’s Mansion on Halloween Night to get a treat from the governor himself. (Oct. 31)
Ascent Run – Be bold and run in the cold! Stay in shape this Fall with this Fall/Winter trail series. (Starting Nov. 3rd)
Escape Room — Free the spirit hidden away in the Brewery Arts Center by solving the puzzle in the Haunted Brewery. Call (775) 883-1978 to reserve. (Through Nov. 11)
Turkey Trot — Jog before you feast. (Nov. 22)
Go to the calendar on VisitCarsonCity.com for more information.