This lineup is subject to change.
Parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday
1 Carson City Sheriff's Office
2 Carson City Sheriff’s Search and Rescue
3 Carson City Sheriff's Office Aero Squadron
4 Washoe County Sheriff's Office
5 Lyon County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue
6 Storey County Sheriff Office
7 Nevada State Police
7A Sparks Police Department
7B Desert Pigs Equestrian Clean up -
8 NDOC Honor Guard
9 Nevada Department of Corrections
10 Warren Engine Co.1
11 Carson City Fire Department
12 Storey County Fire Protection District
13 Truckee Meadows Community College
14 Central Lyon Fire Protection District
15 Bureau of Land Management Fire Engine
16 US Forest Service Fire Trucks
17 Nevada Division of Forestry
18 Grand Marshals Chris Orr & Dave Santina
19 PBS Reno
20 Nevada National Guard
21 Governor Joe Lombardo
22 Lt. Gov Stavros Anthony / Travel Nevada
23 United States Senator Catherine Cortez Masto
24 United States Senator Jacky Rosen
26 Attorney General Aaron Ford
26A Secretary of State, Francisco V. Aguilar
26B State Treasurer Zach Conine
27 UNR President Brian Sandoval & UNR Cheerleaders
28 Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Tribal Chairman, Arlan D. Melendez
31 Senator Lisa Krasner, Senate District 16
32 PK O'Neill Assembly District 40
33 Rich DeLong Assembly District 26
34 Carson City Mayor Lori Bagwell
35 Carson High School Blue Thunder Marching Band
36 Carson High School Cheerleading Team
37 Carson High School NJROTC
38 Waste Management
39 Reno Orthopedic Center
40 Reno Rodeo
41 The Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care
42 Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate
43 Nevada Style Real Estate & Construction Services
44 Nevada Civil War Volunteers
45 General Carlin Camp 25 of Reno
46 Carson Tahoe Health
47 Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program, Inc.
48 Parading Arabians
49 Carson City Hyundai
50 Thursday Nite Cruisers Carson City
51 Western Nevada College
52 Nevada State Railroad Museum
53 Forever Dance
54 Eden Home Health, Hospice and Homecare
55 Kids & Horses
56 Northern Nevada Celtic Community
57 Wells Fargo Bank
58 Home Means the Elks Club
59 Bonanza HS Bengal Marching Band
60 The Hope Academy of Nevada
61 Carson Tahoe Transitional Rehab
62 Les Schwab Tire Centers of Nevada
63 Raíces del Fuego
64 People First
65 The Wild Horse Alliance of Northern Nevada
66 Greater Nevada Credit Union
67 Michael's Reno Powersports
68 Nevada All American Girl Youth Development Program
69 Carson City Boxing Club
70 SHINE Church
71 Silver State Model T Ford Club
72 Sagebrush Model A Club
73 Carson City Rotary Club
74 Carson High School Senators Cycling Team
75 National Pony Express Association-Nevada Division
76 BELFOR Property Restoration
77 Pyramid Lake Jr./Sr. High School
78 The Medicare Lady
79 Miss Pahrump 2023 Tayela Brown
80 Battle Born Tree Service
81 The Pearl of the Orient
82 Douglas High School Marching Band
83 The Douglas High School JROTC Tiger Battalion
84 Northern Nevada Antique Power Club
85 Veterans Tribute - Vietnam
86 Veterans of Foreign Wars
87 Impala's Car Club Reno Chapter
88 Sierra Regional Roller Derby
89 Aunt Betty's Studios
90 Carson City BMX
91 President and First Lady of Molossia
92 Reed High School Raider Band
93 The Fleet Reserve Association
94 Carson City Towing
95 Seeliger Elementary 3rd-5th Combined Choir
96 Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada
97 Carson City Republican Party
98 Hawk 7
99 Tazmanian Boxing Club
100 Miss Rodeo Nevada
102 Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada
103 Western Nevada Performing Arts
104 McQueen High School Marching Band
105 Nissan Carson City
106 Kerak Shriners
107 Daughters of the Nile Ammon-Ra Temple
108 Phone Fix Center
109 My Ride to Work
110 Nevada Humane Society
111 CASI Carson Animal Services Initiative
111A Pure Water Systems of Nevada
112 Veteran Sisters
113 American Legion Capitol Post 4
114 Fernley High School Spirit Team
115 Korean War Veterans
116 Vietnam Veterans Carson Area Chapter 388
117 1st Nevada Cavalry
118 SloGoin VWs
119 Visiting Angels of Carson City
120 ARMAC Construction, LLC
121 Nevada's Day Off
122 Carson High School Capitol FFA Chapter
123 Desert Pigs
124 Dayton High School Marching Band
125 Sierra Nevada Properties
126 The Pharoahs Car Club
127 Scaredy Cats TNR
128 Bighorn Plumbing - Residential Service Plumber
130 Community Services Agency Carson Early Head Start
131 Escaramuzas y Charros
132 Silver State Pageants
133 Youth Theatre Carson City
134 Meek's Lumber and Hardware
135 Optimist Club of Reno
136 Infinity Hospice Care
137 Legacy Christian Academy
138 The Happy Outlet, LLC
139 Bethlehem Lutheran Church and School
140 Sierra Lutheran High School
141 Northern Nevada Granges
142 Truckee Tahoe Lumber Company
143 AFSCME Local 4041
144 Northern Nevada Democrats
145 Carson and Eagle Valley Middle Schools Marching Band
147 Maverik Adventures First Stop
148 Battle Born Mobile Veterinary Hospital
149 Dancing Horses
150 FitzHenry's Funeral Home
151 Reno Corvettes
152 Nevada Department of Transportation
153 Shannon Hooper
154 Charros Y Vaqueros Del Norte De Nevada
155 District 46 Lions Clubs
156 Lake Tahoe Corvette Club
157 Red Wing Shoes
158 Sierra Nevada Hounds
159 America First Credit Union
160 Battle Born Babes Jeep Club
161 2023 National American Miss Nevada Queens
162 Biomat USA Plasma Donation
163 Nevada Rural Housing
164 Nevada Department of Agriculture
165 American Red Cross - Nevada Chapters
167 First United Methodist Church
168 Plato's Closet - Carson City
169 Nevada Cinderella Scholarship Pageant
170 Los Charros Mexicanos
171 North Sails
172 CMC Tire
173 Northern NV Sikh Society Div 8
174 Reno-Tahoe Equestrian Centre
175 Wild West Jeep Club
176 Saint Sebastian Orthodox Church
177 Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California
178 775 Offroad and Recovery
179 Ed's Custom Truck Bodies
180 Unique Street Trucks
181 U.S. Submarine Veterans/Corvina Base
182 Henderson Wellness Clinic - Reno
183 Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization
184 Gold Dust West / J Resort
185 Carson City RV
186 Carson Victory Rollers
189 Cumulus Media Reno
190 Monster Tree Service
191 Untouchable Image Car Club
192 Virginia City Silent Riders
193 D & S Tow, Inc.
194 Nevada Tea Festival
195 Misfits Theater Group
196 Students for Life
197 Little Caesars Pizza
198 St. Peter's Episcopal Church
200 Sierra Academy of Style
201 Chili's Grill & Bar
202 Nevada Ram Club
205 Homegrown Bowl, Bar, Grill and Billiards
206 LTC Construction, Inc.
207 Michael Hohl RV
208 The Carson City Potter's House
209 Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 403
210 Danzantes Unidos de Nevada (United Dancers of Nevada)
213 Battle Born Indian Motorcycle Riders Group, Chapter 2066
214 Walker River Paiute Tribe's 2023-2024 Pinenut Festival Royalty
215 Ronnie Johnson's Family of Clowns
216 Shelton Racing & Fabrication
217 The Bin Spa
219 Sierra Nevada Amateur Radio Association
220 Interstate Batteries Of The Sierras
221 Snowshoe Thompson Chapter #1827 of E Clampus Vitus
222 Controlled Burn
223 Fjörgyn - Mother of Thor
224 The Red Rooster Ranch Mutant Vehicle
225 Black Rock City Chool District
226 USS Nevada
227 Mutant Vehicle Misfits
228 Sinderella Midnight Ride
229 Devil Mountain Brigade
FRIDAY, OCT. 27
NEVADA DAY POW WOW
The Nevada Day Pow Wow will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and noon Sunday at the Multi-Purpose Athletic Center Facility (1860 Russell Way). This public event showcases Native American/First Nations dancing and singing; there’s also a variety of craft and food vendors on site. The event will also feature a drum contest.
HISTORICAL EAST-SIDE TOUR
Join Bernie Allen and Donna McLaren on Friday at 10 a.m. for a two-mile walking tour of the historical east side of Carson City.
The free tour begins at the Capitol steps and continues to the location of the former children’s home. The tour also includes a visit to the site of the former V&T Railroad shops as well as many other historic locations.
FLY FISHING TIE-A-THON
The Carson Fly Fishing Club is holding a Tie–A-Thon to tie flies for charity on Friday.
The event will take place at the Silver City RV Resort, 3165 US 395 N. in Minden, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
NEVADA STATE MUSEUM
Nevada State Museum will be offering free admission from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Coin Press No. 1 minting demonstrations and interpretive talks in the historic Mint will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Vouchers for half-ounce .999 fine silver planchets will be sold in the Museum Store starting at 11 a.m.
The Friends of the Nevada State Museum will be serving hot chocolate and baked goods during the parade.
NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM
Nevada State Railroad Museum will be offering free admission from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
As a special Nevada Day Weekend treat, the museum will be operating the McKeen Motor Car; fares are $8 for ages 12 and over, $4 for ages 4-11 and museum members, and free for ages 3 and under.
McKeen Car rides operate 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day. The museum is located at 2180 S. Carson St. For information: carsonrailroadmuseum.org.
SATURDAY, OCT. 28
NEVADA PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT GOVERNOR’S MANSION
The Carson City Republican Women’s Club will hold its pancake breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m. No reservations needed; cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 10.
BREAKFAST AT RED’S
On parade day from 6 to 9:30 a.m. head down to Red’s Old 395 for the Metcalf Way Nevada Day Breakfast Buffet. Early bird tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.
Watch the hot air balloons launch from Fairview to downtown Carson Street starting at 8 a.m. (weather permitting).
NEVADA DAY CLASSIC RUN/WALK
The race will start at 8 a.m. Register online at ultrasignup.com.
Packet pickup is from 1-4:30 p.m. Friday at the Brewery Arts Center. Cash will not be accepted. Costumes are encouraged.
An annual event since 1989, the Nevada Day Classic — presented by the Tahoe Mountain Milers — is an 8K run and a 2-mile run/walk through the historic West Side.
The Nevada Day Classic is organized in partnership with Guide Dog for the Blind, Kaia Fit, and Lynn Mentzer Timing. All net proceeds will go to Guide Dogs For The Blind.
NEVADA DAY PARADE
Beginning at 10 a.m., it’s the 85th annual Nevada Day Parade. The event is the largest celebration of statehood in the country.
STEWART INDIAN SCHOOL CULTURAL CENTER & MUSEUM
Visit the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum on Saturday, Oct. 28.
The cultural center and museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a beading demonstration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. by Dale Bennett, Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, who attended Stewart Indian School from 1969-1973.
TUFF SHED GIVEAWAY
Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate will be raffling a Tuff Shed for giveaway. Raffle tickets can be purchased before and during the parade from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost is $5 for one ticket and $20 for five tickets. Ticket sales and sponsorship support the Carson City VA & Holiday With a Hero program. Hot dogs, popcorn, and refreshments will also be available.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLE JACK DRILLING CONTEST
The 50th Annual World Championship Single Jack Drilling Contest takes place starting at 11 a.m. in the Carson Mall parking lot at 1313 S. Carson St.
Contestants use 4.5-pound hammers and a 3/4-inch bit of steel to drill as deep and fast as they can in a 4,320-pound piece of Sierra White granite. They have 10 minutes to drill, and their only help is from an assistant who runs water into the hole to clear out stone chips.
The deepest hole wins. The contest goes back to the mining skills of the Comstock, when blast holes for dynamite were punched into ore bodies by hand.
NEVADA DAY BEARD CONTEST
Hosted by Cipriani’s Downtown Barber Shop and Paradise Salon–Spa–Wellness. Held immediately following the parade, the contest takes place on the main stage at McFadden Plaza. There is no entry fee; the contest is open to anyone with a beard.
Award categories include best overall; longest; fullest; reddest; whitest; blackest; best salt and pepper; best groomed; scruffiest; and most-bearded community.
FALL FEST AT CARSON NUGGET
The Carson Nugget will host Fall Fest in Arlington Square at 507 N. Carson St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. where participants can shop local crafters, food trucks, local businesses, candy, raffles, and more.
The Carson Mall will host Nevada Day festivities. Events will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, visit facebook.com/ShopCarsonMall.
ANNUAL CHILI FEED
The 39th annual Chili Feed will take place at the Carson Nugget in the upstairs Banquet Center from noon to 2 p.m. Admission is free.
CAPITAL CITY COMMUNITY BAND
The Capital City Community Band opens its 46th concert season with a free concert of patriotic and Halloween favorites on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Amphitheater in the Legislative Mall in Carson City (weather permitting.) The concert is free to the public. Parents are encouraged to bring their children. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
GOVERNOR’S MANSION TOURS
The Governor’s Mansion will again be hosting tours this year from 2-4 p.m.
USAF MOBILITY BAND ON STAGE
The USAF Mobility Band will be performing on the McFadden Plaza Stage at 5 p.m. Parade-goers will see them this year on the VFW float. The Mobility Band is a part of the much larger USAF Band of the Golden West out of Travis AFB. Brought to you by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.
POST PARADE CELEBRATION
A post parade celebration will be held on Telegraph, Curry, and Proctor Streets from 3-6 p.m. featuring vendors and live music.