Things To Do in Carson City

Our town is such a hub of activity that in Carson City, things to do can include just about anything you can imagine. Indoors, there are museum exhibits, art shows, movies and plays and a whole range of informational presentations about the state government. The comics and collectibles stores host one kind of gaming tournaments, while the casinos host gaming events of an entirely different nature. Dining and dancing are high on the list of things to do in Carson City, with a wide range of foods and entertainments. The library has informational and educational events, while Western Nevada College is the site of countless opportunities to learn and play. And for those who consider shopping to be an aerobic activity, the downtown area offers several shops within walking distance, or you can spread your day out to the great shopping to be found all over town. Outdoors, we're blessed with green spaces and parks, hiking and biking trails, open spaces, mountains and even a bit of Lake Tahoe. When you're looking for things to do under the open sky, there's more than enough to fill your days, no matter what the season. Be sure to dress for the weather and for the activity, and you'll see why so many outdoor sporting enthusiasts make their home here.

Seasonal Things To Do in Carson City

Some of the activities that are the most fun things to do in Carson City are events that celebrate the seasons. Summer is the backdrop for park activities, the Nevada State Fair in July and tromping through trail, parks and open spaces. Autumn is a perfect time for visiting museums and ghost walks that explore the spooky side of the capital city. Winter brings ice skating and holiday events. Spring welcomes everyone back to the great outdoors with wine walks, fitness classes and more.

Carson City Things To Do by Category

Brewery Arts Center

Thing to Do in Carson City
449 W. King Street, Carson City
(775) 883-1976

In the mid-1800s the building now known as the Brewery Arts Center was built on King Street as a steam beer brewery, bar and Masonic Lodge that would ship kegs and barrels out to local saloons. In the early 1900s the building belonged to Carson Brewing Company who crafted Tahoe Beer, "Famous As The Lake." A mural depicting those brewers can be seen on the... read more

In the mid-1800s the building now known as the Brewery Arts Center was built on... read more

Carson Valley Art Center

1644 U.S. Highway 395, Suite B-3, Minden
(775) 392-4848

Carson Valley Art Center is a place where creativity and community come together. Artists Deborah Corona and Michael Corona run this gallery, studio and classroom space, offering dynamic art classes and continuing arts education to all ages. They lead classes in drawing, painting and ceramics, including hand-building, wheel-throwing and sculpture. Other offerings here include DaVinci & Drinks, a guided painting party in which you can... read more

Carson Valley Art Center is a place where creativity and community come together. Artists Deborah... read more

Max Casino

Max Casino
Thing to Do in Carson City
900 S. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 883-0900

Max Casino is an exciting rebirth of an iconic Carson City location just south of downtown. Formerly the Carson Station Hotel and Casino, the Max has been given a fresh makeover and rebranding. The main gaming area includes more than 300 of the latest video slot and poker machines. It's a favorite of locals and tourists alike, and gamblers can enjoy the lucrative Max Rewards... read more

Max Casino is an exciting rebirth of an iconic Carson City location just south of... read more