Carson Valley hosts events that span the gamut of interests. There is always a reason to plan your trip and spend some time in each of our four towns.



  • Eagles and Agriculture
  • Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby through mid-April
  • ELKS Annual Crab Feed
  • Douglas County Historical Society Melodrama
  • Carson Valley Inn Clay Shooting Weekend
  • All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Tri-Tip Dinner
  • Snowshoe Thompson Celebration, Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Tour
  • Minden Rotary Beast Feast
  • Gotta Dance Suicide Prevention Fundraiser
  • Easter Festivities throughout the Valley
  • Carson Valley Inn Spring Stag Golf Outing
  • Genoa Western Heritage Day
  • Main Street Gardnerville’s Third Thursday Wine Walks, through September
  • May the Fourth Be With You
  • Farmers Markets begin, through September
  • Big Mama’s Show & Shine Classic Car Show
  • Minden GE Family Concerts in the Park begin
  • Movie in the Park begins
  • Carson Valley Days
  • Annual Kids Fishing Derby
  • Pony Express Re-Ride
  • Genoa Concerts on the Green begin
  • Dangberg Home Ranch summer events begin
  • Wings of Freedom
  • American Century Celebrity Golf Championship Tournament
  • Town of Minden 4th of July Celebration
  • Genoa Americana Celebration and BBQ
  • Freedom 5K Fun Run and Yankee Doodle Dash
  • Grillin’ and Chillin’ BBQ Cook-off
  • Hot August Nights Poker Run lunch stop in Minden Park
  • Main Street Show and Shine in Minden
  • Antique Tractor Show
  • American Legends & Wild Horses
  • Douglas County Junior Rodeo
  • Splash Dogs
  • Topaz Lodge Cruz’n Sierra Show & Shine Car Show
  • Edible Pedal
  • Genoa Candy Dance Dinner and Dance
  • Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire
  • The Corley Ranch Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
  • Fall Harvest and Scarecrow Festival
  • Slaughterhouse Lane Coffin Races
  • Aviation Roundup
  • Carson Valley Arts Council Winter Concert Series begins
  • Douglas County Historical Society Cemetery Tour
  • Carson Valley Art Association Art Show
  • Young at Heart Holiday Craft Fair
  • Small Business Saturday
  • Carson Valley Christmas Kickoff, Heritage Park, Gardnerville
  • Gazebo and Tree Lighting, Minden Park, Minden
  • Parade of Lights
  • Breakfast with Santa in Genoa

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