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Carson Valley Days Set to Kickoff Its 106th Celebration in the Eastern Sierra

One of the Sierra’s Iconic Community Celebrations, Carson Valley Days Kicks off June 9th

Carson Valley NV, June 2016 –  The Sierra is home dozens of great community festivals throughout the summer.  One of the most Iconic  and long lasting celebrations is Carson Valley Days in Gardnerville / Minden Nevada. Located at the Base of the Sierra just below South Lake Tahoe and Just South of Carson City,Carson Valley days is located in one of the most beautiful settings on the Eastern Slopes of the Sierra.
For 106 years, the community has gone all out to bring visitors to the Carson Valley from all over Western Nevada and from the visitors to the Sierra Mountains. The Carson Valley, once tagged as the base camp to the Sierra in a local marketing campaign, is a great place to stay anytime your heading to the Sierra to play. However, the Carson Valley Days celebration is not one to miss. Fun for all ages and one of the best community parades around the country in ur opinion.
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Parades, Carnivals, Car Shows, 3 on 3 basketball tournaments, greased pole competitions, carnival food, craft shows and great music.  All the great local summer attractions that make summer festivals great family events.

The Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club #85 is pleased to announce this years 106th Annual “Carson Valley Days Festival.” Event will be held June 09th – June 12th , Spring of 2016!!
Join us to make 2016 the best Carson Valley Days Festival Yet!

  • Carnival Rides for all ages at Lampe Park: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Live Music at Lampe Park Free to attend: Friday Night and Saturday

  • Parade: Down Town Minden to Gardnerville on Saturday Morning at 9:00 am

  • Crafts Fair Venders, Food Vendors, Face Painting, Grease Pole, Horse Shoe Tournament, Basketball Tournament, Bounce House, and Food eating Contest at Lampe Park: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Raffle Drawing 3pm at Lampe Park: Sunday

If you’re heading to Lake Tahoe or the Eastern Sierra this week to camp or recreate the Carson Valley Days is a great place to break away in the evening and enjoy a great local community in the Sierra. The Parade on Saturday Morning does reroute traffic on HWY 395 also, so be prepared as the Parade stretches the length of both Minden and Gardnerville blocking traffic both ways on HWY 395 as residents and visitors line the streets to watch this great parade route.

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