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Mark Twain Days Feature Events

Check out the highlight events of the 2024 Mark Twain Days Festival.

Nevada State Museum Presents

The 2024 Bow Tie Ball

Join us for a lively evening of libations, lovely food, live music, coin minting, and a museum wide scavenger hunt this year at the Nevada State Museum!

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V&T Railway's

Twain Train: VIP Rail Excursion

Join us for a lively evening of libations, light food, and live music, this year at the Nevada State Museum!

Tickets go on sale to the public April 1.

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Twain's Neighborhood

Carson City Ghost Walk featuring: THE FABULISTS

Join the Carson City Ghost Walk for the second annual Mark Twain Days with tours Saturday and Sunday mornings.

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Additional Mark Twain Days

Highlight Events

Free Museum Day

Saturday, May 11 enjoy free admission to the NV State Museum, NV State Railroad Museum, the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada and tours at the Nevada Capitol.

McAvoy Layne Appearances

Enjoy time with McAvoy, the beloved "Ghost of Mark Twain". He is the special guest speaker for the Friday evening Connections and Saturday afternoon activities, both at Brewery Arts Center.

Spoken Views Collective Free Performance

Enjoy SVC's performance with Reno's Poet Laureate Jesse James Ziegler along with Elisa Garcia, Reena M. Spansail, Griffin Peralta (KWNK: Spoken Views Radio Hour) and M. Colton Brodeur.

Live Music

All weekend, enjoy live music throughout the city. Riders in the Sky and Coco Montoya at Nashville Social Club, along with local favorites at The White House and the live music stage for Saturday activities at Brewery Arts Center.

Photo Op with Mark Twain

We must-ache you to join us for a mustache photo-op with Mark Twain! 2:30-3:00 at the Brewery Arts Center (Free)

Virginia City Activities

Enjoy a huge array of Mark Twain Days activities with our neighbors in Virginia City all weekend long!

Mark Twain Beer

Stop by the Fox Brewery & Pub and enjoy a Mark Twain Beer all weekend long!

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Book Your Lodging

Don't miss your opportunity to secure your lodging for Mark Twain Days. It's sure to be a fun-filled weekend in Carson City!