Nevada Day 2019
On October 26, 2019

Carson City

The Capital of Nevada

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We would like to thank all of our Volunteers, Sponsors, Parade Entrants, Vendors, City and State Personnel, and Everyone that came out to watch, or participate, in last years Nevada Day Parade and Celebration! This longest running, historical event, would not be able to take place without your support! Please visit all of our Sponsors that are listed here on our website.

Speaking of Volunteers, Nevada Day needs your help! Please consider becoming part of this great Nevada only tradition. We are mainly looking for Parade Marshals, and members of our newly formed Green Team that will assist us in making the Nevada Day Celebration a more sustainable event by reducing, recycling, and reusing. Recycling Stations will be set up in various locations, and will need to be monitored. Just hit the Volunteer Button above, fill out the form, and submit!

Nevadan’s love a parade – and Nevada Day is more than just a parade! It is Nevada’s Heritage Celebration – a gathering of community spirit to salute our state’s past and look ahead to its future.

Nevada Day is a grand celebration commemorating our states admission to statehood on October 31, 1864. Nevadan’s have the distinction of holding the largest statehood celebration in the nation! The highlight is the Nevada Day Parade.

This year will be our state’s 155th birthday, and also marks 81 year’s since the Nevada Day Celebration moved to our Capitol, featuring a large parade downtown on main street Carson City.

2019 Nevada Day Theme

Greetings fellow Nevadans! This years theme is Nevada Counties – 100 Years. Why you ask? Well keep reading and hopefully it will make perfect since, like it did for the Nevada Day Committee.

Pershing County became Nevada’s 17th and final county in 1919, hence the 100 years. However we did lose, well kind of, Ormsby County 50 years ago when Carson City and Ormsby were consolidated into one municipal government. Also, a little known fact, in 1987 another county was actually created. Yes, Bullfrog County became our 18th county! Located in a 144 square mile enclave within southern Nye County, Bullfrog unfortunately had a very brief life span. Shortly afterwards, in the Nevada District Court, Nye County challenged the legislation used to create said county, and it was judged to be unconstitutional. This subsequently brought an end to number 18 after less than 2 years.

The last time Nevada Day had a theme honoring all of our counties was back in 1957, so 62 years later, the Committee felt it was about time to revisit it, especially this year as Pershing County turns 100 years old.

As we pay tribute to all of Nevada’s 17 counties, and all the unique splendor each and every one of them has to offer, we also need to remind ourselves that we are all in this together. 17 counties, 1 state, and 1 assume annual statewide birthday celebration!

Go to Pricing at the top menu bar for 2019 sponsorship opportunities or inquiries. You can download a complete Sponsor Packet, fill out a sponsor form online, then submit and pay for it via PayPal, or feel free to e-mail us at nevadaday@nevadaday.com or call the office at 775-882-2600.

Thank you for you continued support of this amazing, historical Nevada tradition!

Please visit The Nevada Day Store located inside the Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority at 716 North Carson, we would love to see you!

Get involved and help support this Historical Celebration of Nevada’s Admission into the Union as our 36th state.

More than just a parade, scroll down to check out the many other events that surround our state’s birthday celebration.

FAQ

Each October, Nevadans turn their attention to the state capitol, Carson City, home of the "official" Nevada Day Parade. Since 1938, the Nevada Day Parade in Carson City has been an annual coming together to celebrate Nevada's heritage and the founding of this great state on October 31, 1864! This site has been designed to give you all the information you need to enjoy the Nevada Day Parade and associated activities. We have included many dates and times for festivities and events. As plans are firmed up and new, updated information becomes available, we will update the appropriate pages. Also, if you spot an error or even worse, a broken link, please let us know via an email to our administrator. Your input is valuable and we want to hear from you! Please take a look around and then come and enjoy the celebration.

Nevada Day Inc. a not for profit 501c3 business
Nevada Day is more than just a parade! It is Nevada’s Heritage Celebration, a gathering of community spirit on the last week of October to salute our state’s past and look ahead to its future.
To remind the citizens how and when Nevada became a State. We are the only state to continually celebrate our historical entry into the Union and  that makes us unique.
Grants from local and state government, donations from businesses and private parties, and volunteer hours
Entry fees go directly to conducting the parade and  back into the community through vendors,  permits,  insurance,  and  operating costs, etc.
Fill out and submit a parade application
The modern parade started in 1938 in Carson City but the history on commemorating our statehood predates the 1938 parade by more than 60 years thanks to the Society of Nevadans who hosted smaller celebrations throughout the state.
Admission to Statehood: October 31, 1864 Sagebrush State Flower: Sagebrush Constitution: 36th State MottoAll for Our Country State Bird: Mountain Bluebird  NicknameThe Silver State State Reptile: The Desert Tortoise SongHome Means Nevada Tree:Single leaf pinon and bristlecone pine 

 

Click Here for a great article on the History of Nevada Day!

Our Sponsors

Our Esteemed Partners/Sponsors for Nevada Day

The Nevada Day celebration is made possible by the generous contributions from the following organizations and individuals. We encourage you to show your thanks to our supporters by visiting them throughout the year.

Sponsor Packages

Thank you for supporting Nevada Day

Diamond

USD7000+
  • Ad at CarsonNow.org for one month
  • Double-truck spread (2-pg ad as center spread of Nevada Day Program) Only 1 available, 1st come
  • Ad at the top of the home page of NevadaDay.com
  • Ad on the bottom of the Events & Parade pages on the Nevada Day mobile site
  • Balloon Sponsorship
  • Ten (10) tickets - VIP viewing stands to include a box lunch on Parade Day
  • Mentioned by announcers along parade route
  • Recognition on the live parade webcast
  • Logo on a parade route banner
  • Company logo with link on NevadaDay.com sponsor page
  • Recognition on Nevada Day social media
  • FREE Parade float entry - Please fill out parade app and turn in with this sponsorship form.
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Platinum

USD5000
  • Ad at CarsonNow.org for one month
  • Full-page premium position ad in Nevada Day Program
  • Ad on home page of NevadaDay.com & mobile site
  • Eight (8) tickets - VIP viewing stands on Parade Day to include a box lunch on Parade Day
  • Balloon Sponsorship
  • Mentioned by announcers along parade route
  • Recognition on the live parade webcast
  • Logo on a parade route banner
  • Company logo with link on NevadaDay.com sponsor page
  • FREE Parade float entry - Please fill out parade app and turn in with this sponsorship form.
  • Recognition on Nevada Day social media
More Info

Gold

USD3000
  • Ad at CarsonNow.org for one month
  • Full-page ad in the Nevada Day Program
  • Ad on home page of NevadaDay.com & mobile site home page
  • Six (6) tickets - VIP viewing stands on Parade Day to include a box lunch
  • Mentioned by announcers along parade route
  • Recognition on the live parade webcast
  • Logo on a parade route banner
  • Company logo with link on NevadaDay.com sponsor page
  • Recognition on Nevada Day social media
  • Free Parade float entry - Please fill out parade app and turn in with this sponsorship form.
More Info
Many other sponsorship levels are available including our new Vendor Sponsor Package for just 500.00. Sponsor levels start at only 100.00. Please e-mail us at Nevadaday@nevadaday.com for a complete Sponsor Packet, or click on the “More Info” button above on the samples of our top Sponsorship opportunities to view, print, or download a 2019 Sponsorship packet.  They can be filled out and e-mailed, or mailed back.

If you prefer to fill out a sponsorship form online click on the link below. Once submitted you can pay via PayPal as a member or guest. If you wish to pay by an alternative method, after submitting, just close out of PayPal, and then can either mail a check to Nevada Day, or call to arrange payment by credit card. Thank you again for your support!


2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

Key Players

These are the people who make it happen

Nevada Day happens because of the hard work of the board and executive director and the thousands of hours filled by volunteers

Speaker
The Executive Director is in charge of overseeing the entire operations of the Nevada Day Parade. Duties Include:
  • Fundraising and Lobbying
  • Parade Organization
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Board and Community Relations
  • Parade Advocate
Ken Hamilton

Executive Director

Speaker

The President is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Nevada Day Inc.:

  • to create the meeting Agenda,
  • supervise the functioning of the Board,
  • to encourage the vision of the Board,
  • be the spokesperson for the Board,
  • Nevada Day Public Affairs Liaison, press and media spokesman,
  • Nevada Day Ambassador to the community at large,
  • FUNDING
Bobby Bean

President

Speaker

It is the responsibility of the Parade Director to:

  • maintaining the Parade Committee,
  • conduct the Parade Committee meetings,
  • supervise the creation of the Parade,
  • supervise the functioning of the Parade,
  • create, maintain, preview Parade Applications,
  • recruit, organize, train, Parade Marshals,
  • order, manage, all Trophies.
Jennifer Estrada

Parade Director

 

Click Here to view the full list of all our board & staff members who make this special event possible!

From The Float

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Location

Location of the Nevada Day Store & the Nevada Day Parade

The Nevada Day Parade takes place along Carson Street in Carson City, Nevada. It begins on at the intersection of William Street and N. Carson Street, and ends at the intersection of Stewart Street and South Carson Street.

The Nevada Day Store is open year-round and is located inside the Carson City Visitors Bureau at 716 N Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701