With Restrictions Lifted, Events Return to Carson City, Nevada

After more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions and canceled event calendars, Visit Carson City has announced its summer and fall event calendar, hoping to lure travelers back to the region. Nestled on the east side of the Sierra Nevada, Carson City is offering a mix of events, music festivals and holiday weekend celebrations, all pairing seamlessly with activities available throughout the region. 
Holiday celebrations 
Kicking off the event season, Carson City’s Fourth of July Celebration is a four-day event, July 1-4, concluding with a spectacular fireworks display, Sunday, July 4. Travelers looking to plan a bit further out may also consider attending the official Nevada Day Parade, which traditionally takes place the Saturday of Nevada Day weekend, this year, falling on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Nevada Day is the largest celebration of statehood, commemorating the state’s heritage and founding on Oct. 31, 1864.
Live music
Nothing says summer or early fall like live, outdoor music. Carson City has two large-scale music events taking place this year. The Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series will present eight free concerts at the Brewery Arts Center every Saturday from July 10 to Aug. 28. Those interested in attending a multi-day music festival are encouraged to check out Battle Axe & Tracks, Oct. 2-3. The event is the area’s first-of-a-kind festival combining both the V&T Railway setting, activities and 15 musical acts. 
Good eats and local brew 
Food and wine events are back in Carson City. Visitors can toast with friends at Carson City’s Wine Walk, held from 1-4 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month. The Capital City Brewfest has also returned and is scheduled from 3-8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28.  
Looking for something tasty to eat? The Taste of DownTown Carson City will take place Saturday, Sept. 11 and will feature cuisine from many talented chefs in the region.
Paranormal activity
Many of Carson City’s events pay homage to those who still roam around the community’s historic buildings. Through Halloween weekend, visitors looking for something spooky are encouraged to check out the 28th annual Carson City Ghost Walk. The V&T Railway offers Halloweekend Railbike Rides, and Nevada State Prison Tours are back with more than 20 tours planned Oct. 29-31.
For more information, visitcarsoncity.com/events.
Source: Visit Carson City