Things To Do in Carson City

Including Things to Do in Minden, Gardnerville & Genoa

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

If you turn onto Stephanie Way between Minden and Carson City, then left on and down Heybourne Road, you'll find 5 miles of trail in the Bently-Kirman ranch...read more

This is a cute little neighborhood park with a surprising number of amenities available in just three acres. There are picnic facilities, playgrounds and...read more

BlueZone Sports is a premium outdoor gear retailer. Whether on the snow, in the water, on your bike or exploring while camping and hiking, they can help...read more

Body By Bijhan in downtown Carson City is a location for fitness and personal training. If you have a fitness goal, let Bijhan help get you to where you...read more

Pilates has historically been a physical workout program of controlled movements, but the Body by Pilates studio offers so much more. In addition to Pilates...read more

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...read more

Right on the old town stretch of Highway 395 in Gardnerville is Buckaroos, a divey locals' bar. With a classic saloon interior in the Adaven Hotel building...read more

The Carson Valley Improvement Club Hall was built in the early 20th century by Minden high society as a place to improve the social life and opportunities...read more