As summer winds down in Carson City, there are plenty of fun events coming up to keep you and your family busy. If you are looking for something to do in Carson City this fall, check out some of these events.

Jazz and Beyond FestivalCheck Out These Events in Carson City this Fall

The Jazz & Beyond Festival is an annual music festival that celebrates jazz and a diverse range of musical genres, taking place this year from August 16-21. The Jazz & Beyond Festival was first established in 2004 and has since grown into a multi-day music extravaganza. It showcases the talents of local and regional musicians, with a primary focus on jazz but also incorporating a wide variety of musical styles, including blues, Latin, funk, and more.

Many of the festival's events are free and open to the public, making it accessible to a broad audience. However, some headline performances or special events may require tickets, so check out their website for more detailed and up to date information.

Outlaw Flat Trac Races

The Outlaw Flat Trac Races are exciting and adrenaline-pumping motorcycle racing events that draw riders and fans from all over the region, taking place August 25-26. Flat track racing is a form of motorcycle racing held on flat, oval tracks, usually made of dirt or clay, where riders compete by sliding their motorcycles around corners and vying for the top position. The event takes place at the Fuji Park Fairgrounds and spectators can expect to witness thrilling racing action as riders navigate the track, leaning their bikes into turns and sliding sideways to maintain control and speed.

The races promote a family-friendly atmosphere. Families and motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages can attend and enjoy the excitement of the races.

Silver State Art Festival

The Silver State Art Festival, also known as the Silver State Art & Craft Festival, is a prominent arts and crafts event, celebrating local and regional artists and artisans. This festival provides a platform for artists to showcase their creative works to the public while offering visitors an opportunity to explore and purchase unique, handcrafted items. This year the festival will take place from September 8-10.

Carson City Music and Murals Festival

The Carson City Music and Murals Festival is an annual cultural and artistic event held in Carson City, taking place September 28-30 this year. This festival celebrates the vibrant arts and music scene of the city by bringing together local and regional artists, musicians, and the community. One of the main highlights of the festival is live music. Local and regional bands and musicians take the stage to entertain the crowd with a diverse range of musical genres.

As the name suggests, murals play a significant role in the festival. Talented muralists create large-scale, eye-catching artworks on buildings and walls throughout Carson City. These murals often become a lasting part of the city's artistic landscape.

Bronco Super Celebration

From October 4-7, the Bronco Super Celebration will be the place to be in Carson City if you love this iconic car. The Bronco Super Celebration is a gathering of Ford Bronco enthusiasts who share a passion for these classic off-road vehicles. It's an opportunity for Bronco owners and fans to come together, connect, and celebrate their love for the iconic SUV.

One of the highlights of the event is the opportunity for Bronco owners to participate in trail rides and off-road adventures. These guided excursions often take participants through scenic and challenging terrain, allowing them to put their Broncos to the test.

Harvest Train at the Railroad Museum

The Harvest Train is an annual event hosted by the Nevada State Railroad Museum, celebrating the beauty of fall and the historical significance of trains in the region. It offers a charming and nostalgic experience for attendees of all ages.

The timing of the event is carefully chosen to coincide with the peak of fall foliage in the area, this year taking place October 14-15. Passengers are treated to a vibrant display of autumn colors as they travel along the scenic route in train cars and station are adorned with seasonal decorations, including pumpkins, gourds, hay bales, and other fall-themed decor.

Nevada Day Weekend

From October 27-28, Nevada Day Weekend will be taking place in Carson City. Nevada Day commemorates the state's entry into the Union during the American Civil War. It became a state on October 31, 1864, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Nevada State Constitution. Nevada Day is officially celebrated on October 31st, regardless of the day of the week. However, in order to create a long weekend for residents and visitors, many events and activities are scheduled for the nearest weekend.

The Nevada Day Parade is one of the highlight events of the celebration. Some Nevada Day celebrations include historical reenactments that depict pivotal moments in the state's history, such as the signing of the state constitution or the discovery of the Comstock Lode, a significant silver deposit. In addition to the parade, Nevada Day Weekend includes a carnival or fair with rides, games, food vendors, and entertainment.

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