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

Anytime Fitness

2629 N. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 222-0022

Anytime Fitness is a national chain of 24-hour gyms. Do you have a crazy work schedule that makes it near impossible to find time to work out? Anytime Fitness is the exercise antidote. Its clean and well-stocked facilities have the doors open to members at all times of the day or night, making a 4 a.m. workout just as simple as a 4 p.m. workout.... read more

Anytime Fitness is a national chain of 24-hour gyms. Do you have a crazy work... read more

Anytime Fitness

4530 S. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 885-7771

Anytime Fitness is a national chain of 24-hour gyms. Do you have a crazy work schedule that makes it near impossible to find time to work out? Anytime Fitness is the exercise antidote. Its clean and well-stocked facilities have the doors open to members at all times of the day or night, making a 4 a.m. workout just as simple as a 4 p.m. workout.... read more

Anytime Fitness is a national chain of 24-hour gyms. Do you have a crazy work... read more

Ayako's Dance Studio

2045 California Street, Carson City
(775) 883-2623

Ayako's Dance Studio is an independently owned classroom in South Carson City. Ayako's specializes in children's dance with safe, positive, disciplined and all-around fun classes. These classes include ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and hip-hop, all taught by a dedicated, expert faculty team that makes dance challenging and exciting for any age and any skill level. Ayako's is an excellent and friendly place for anyone just... read more

Ayako's Dance Studio is an independently owned classroom in South Carson City. Ayako's specializes in... read more

Brewery Arts Center

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

Capital City Arts Initiative

108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City
850 E. William Street, Carson City
885 E. Musser Street, Carson City
(775) 721-7424

The Capital City Arts Initiative is an artist-centered organization that operates three galleries through volunteers at civic locations in Carson City. The Courthouse Gallery is in the Carson City Courthouse on East Musser Street. Other exhibitions take place in the Carson City Community Center's Sierra Room on E. William Street, where all city boards and commissions hold their public meetings, and in Carson City's Community... read more

The Capital City Arts Initiative is an artist-centered organization that operates three galleries through volunteers... read more

Max Casino

Max Casino
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 plus a small, friendly table game area including blackjack plus a keno parlor. A favorite of... read more

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

Nevada State Museum

600 N. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 687-4810

The Nevada State Museum is the place to explore all things relating to the art, culture and natural history of the Silver State. Permanent exhibits include the historic Carson City Mint, a display of the pre-history of the area that includes America's largest Columbian mammoth, a history of the Native American life in the Great Basin and more. The museum calendar includes a lecture series,... read more

The Nevada State Museum is the place to explore all things relating to the art,... read more

Sierra Academy of Style

18515 Roop Street, #101, Carson City
(775) 885-7417

Your whole body can be refreshed at Sierra Academy of Style. Your hair can be shampooed, deep conditioned, colored, trimmed, styled and permed, and your nails will benefit from manicures and pedicures with polish, gel or acrylics. Your skin will glow with facials, microdermabrasions and other aesthetician services. Waxing is offered for many areas of the body, and a full line of beauty products for... read more

Your whole body can be refreshed at Sierra Academy of Style. Your hair can be... read more

SL Massage Therapy

510 Stafford Way, Suite F, Carson City
(775) 515-2710

SL Massage Therapy is the perfect spa retreat. Take a break from your busy everyday life and slow down the clock, giving yourself some much-needed relaxation. SL Massage offers 60-minute and 90-minute massage treatments, which can be customized to suit your own specific needs so you can get the most out of owner Samantha Lucas's therapeutic touch. Another option is a 30-minute foot scrub with... read more

SL Massage Therapy is the perfect spa retreat. Take a break from your busy everyday... read more

Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness

195 E. Winnie Lane, Carson City
(775) 546-3414

Well Being in Carson City is a good place to start when you want to begin putting your body into shape. The staff is trained, experienced and licensed and can put together a personalized program to help you meet your goals. Well Being also offers group classes, one-on-one training, functional fitness training, weight loss programs and more. Massage therapy is also offered here. The licensed... read more

Well Being in Carson City is a good place to start when you want to... read more

Wolf Den Martial Arts Academy

1204 N. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 443-6436

If you are looking for a martial arts training program for your youngster, Wolf Den Martial Arts Academy has both a Monday/Wednesday schedule and a Tuesday/Thursday schedule to fit your lifestyle. Each schedule also includes two Saturdays and two Friday evenings. Classes aren't just restricted to the younger set, and there are sessions for both young adults and adults. In addition to jiu-jitsu and karate,... read more

If you are looking for a martial arts training program for your youngster, Wolf Den... read more