When Is Nevada Day

When is Nevada Day

Nevada Day is observed as a state holiday in Nevada. The last Friday of October is celebrated as Nevada Day every year to commemorate the legacy of the frontier of Nevada. The day also honors the entry of Nevada joining the Union as the 36th state on October 31 in 1864.

How is Nevada Day Celebrated

The day is a legal holiday for the state.  A lot of celebrations are held in Carson City including a large parade which has been the custom since 1938.

There are also colorful events held for festive celebrations, like rock drilling contests, battle of bands, beard contests, and a lot of sporting events. There are also concerts or balls for the evening while people celebrate their day of statehood by touring the governor’s mansion during the day.

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