In 1973, a group of Carson City residents met to discuss and idea. That idea was brought to the group as a fun weekend, much like the Centennial celebrations Carson City hosted in 1967.
Those who have lived in Carson City for a number of years remembered with fondness the Dairyland picnic. At that event, and at the centennial, there were contests, parades, and entertainment. Those were the days that Carson City residents came together for an enjoyable time. Since Carson City has long been associated with its namesake in Nevada, a western themed celebration seemed logical. With representatives from various organizations and interested volunteers, plans began for an annual event to bring Carson City residents together. The First Frontier Days was held in 1973, with all organizations helping with work involved in such a festival. Over the years, residents of the area have enjoyed Country Western shows, a magic show, community picnics, queen pageants, hot air balloons, talent shows, rodeos, flea markets, canoe races, tractor pulls, sidewalk sales, rides for children, dances, and entertainment of all kinds! Thanks to that first group of individuals with the idea, many residents and visitors have enjoyed Frontier Days for years.
Each year the committee takes on the task of creating a schedule of events that will be enjoyed by the entire community. We strive to make the entire festival weekend Free to our community and to be very family friendly. You will notice Frontier…Read More »