4th of July 2019

4th of July Events Douglas County
Posted on 06/16/2019
4th of July Events Douglas County There is plenty to do here in Douglas County over the 4th of July Holiday!

Town of Gardnerville
Start your 4th of July off right with some outdoor activity, good breakfast and some patriotic music with your whole family, including Rover too. Main Street Gardnerville and The Town of Gardnerville will host their annual “Freedom 5K Fun Run” on July 4th, 7am for registration, or register online here.  

Start time is at 8am -10am at Heritage Park. Come dressed in your best patriotic colors and compete for the "Best Dressed" award. Enjoy a half day in the park with 5K run/walk around Heritage Park and Martin Slough Nature Trail. Following the 5k the Carson Valley Lions Club will host a
 “Pancake Breakfast” beginning at 8am as a fundraiser for the club. Stay for a fast-paced, highly skilled agility dog demonstration by Quicksilver Agility and Pawsitive Traction team. The stick around for a concert of Patriotic Songs by the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra and the voices of the Sierra Choral Group beginning at 11:30am.  

Town of Minden 
Bring the family down for complimentary hamburgers and hot dogs, a kids bike parade, bounce house and lots of good old fashioned fun in Minden Park.  for more information click here. 

Town of Genoa 

Located at the Mormon Station State Historic Park, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s 4th of July Celebration in Genoa will prove to be bigger and better than ever before.

The day will feature five traditional music groups and will conclude with a special Independence Day Tribute performance by the Carson Symphony Orchestra at 4:30 p.m.

The celebration kicks off in the at 10 a.m. with Traditional American music followed by the Children’s Parade at 11 a.m.

2017 Schedule of Events:
10:00 —Children & Pet Parade
11:00 — Ten $ Pony
12:15 — Mosquito Road Bluegrass
1:30 — Quake City Jug Band
2:30 — 50/50 Raffles Prizes Announced
2:45 — Niall McGuiness & the New World Jazz Project
4:30 — Carson City Symphony
Click here to download the Americana Celebration Poster.

GVFD JULY 4TH CHICKEN BBQ at the Genoa Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD), 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The meal includes 1/2 BBQ chicken, cole slaw, baked potato and dinner roll for $12. Beverages are sold separately. Tickets may be available from the GVFD. You can buy tickets at the Chicken BBQ tent

South Lake Tahoe 
Thursday, July 4, 2019, The American Pyrotechnics Association rates South Shore’s spectacular Fourth of July fireworks celebration one of the top five displays in the nation. The show is scheduled to begin at 9:45 PM. The fireworks are visible from all over town. For more information on some of the sweet spots to get a front row seat click here.