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SEPTEMBER 27 & 28, 2014 — Annual Event

Facebook Links Visit our Genoa Facebook page Facebook Groups Link Visit our Genoa Candy Dance & Faire Group page.

 

CLICK HERE to download the 2014 CANDY DANCE FAIRE ART/CRAFTS or FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION >

Candy Dance Faire

Annual event supports the town

A number of special events occur throughout the year in Genoa. None are bigger than the Annual Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire which has over 300 craft and food vendors and draws thousands of people to Genoa during the two-day event.

  1. Event Dates
  2. Parking and Shuttles
  3. Driving Tips
  4. Dinner-Dance: Tickets and Info
  5. Dinner Menu
  6. Meet the Band — The Michael Fender Show
  7. Road Closures
  8. History of the Candy Dance

If you are interested in helping Genoa continue its Annual Tradition and would like to volunteer, please contact the Town Office, (775) 782-8696.

 

Next: 2014 Candy Dance

Thank you for supporting the Town of Genoa and we need your help to make this event a success! Contact the Town Office to volunteer and help us make it better for this year and the future.

 

2014 Candy Dance Faire PRIMARY APPLICATION Deadline has been EXTENDED!

The Candy Dance Vendor and Food Vendor Applications are available ONLINE for 2014. CLICK HERE to download applications.

 

Event Dates

The Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Faire is on the last full weekend of September each year. The dates for the 94th Annual Candy Dance Faire are Saturday and Sunday, September 27-28, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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Parking and Shuttles

There is a per vehicle parking fee in designated lots, with free shuttles to and from the Candy Dance Faire. The locations of these lots are:

  • Foothill Road south of Genoa — $5
  • Genoa Lane east of Genoa — $5
  • Jacks Valley Road north of Genoa — $5

 

FREE PARKING

will be available at the following locations:

  • DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL in Minden
  • CARSON VALLEY INN in Minden

 

Douglas High School

Shuttle service to and from the Genoa will be available at these locations for

$TBA per person (round trip).

The shuttle runs during faire hours on both Saturday and Sunday.

Douglas High School

 

 

Driving Tips

From Points North: From the Reno/Carson City area, take Highway 395 south to Genoa Lane. Turn right on Genoa Lane and continue on to Genoa.

 

From Points West: From the north Lake Tahoe area, take Highway 50 to Highway 395 south to Jacks Valley Road. Turn right on Jacks Valley Road continue on to Genoa. From South Lake Tahoe, take the Kingsbury Grade (State Route 207) to Foothill Road. Turn left on Foothill and travel north to Genoa.

 

From Points South: From Minden or Gardnerville, take Highway 395 north to Muller Lane. Turn left on Muller Lane then right on Foothill Road and continue on to Genoa. From Alpine County take Highway 88 north to Highway 395 north and follow the directions above.

 

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Dinner-Dance: Tickets and Information

  1. Nevada 150th! Saturday, September 27 in the Genoa Town Park from 4:30 to 10 p.m. with dinner service starting at 5:30 p.m.
  2. DINNER TICKETS: ON SALE SOON! Contact the Town Office: Adults = $TBA;
    Children = $TBA, ages 12 and under.
  3. DANCE ONLY TICKETS: ON SALE SOON! Contact the Town Office: $TBA per person.
  4. DEADLINE to Purchase Tickets: Friday, September 19 at 4:30 p.m.
  5. Dinner Catered By: TBA

The 2014 Candy Dance Dinner will be held on Saturday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Genoa Town Park on Nixon Street. The Dance and and a No-Host bar will start at 4 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the Genoa Town Offices or by phone 775-782-8696. Dance only tickets will also be available at the door, if room allows. All tickets are non-refundable.

 

CANDY DANCE: Dinner Menu
  • TBA
  • TBA

  • Wine, beer and soft drinks will be available for purchase at the no-host bar.

 

Dinner Dance Parking

Parking is recommended in the Genoa Lane Parking Lot as the shuttle will be transporting guests to and from this parking lot. Parking is FREE to dinner guests beginning at 4 p.m. and may enter the parking lot at no charge if they show their Dinner Dance Ticket.

 

After 5 p.m., there is no charge and it won't be necessary to show your Dinner Dance Ticket. The Genoa Lane Parking Lot will be lighted. If a guest parks in the Cemetery or Foothill Parking Lots, we will of course transport them to those lots, however, there is no lighting.

 

For more information, contact the Genoa Town Office, (775) 782-8696.

 

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This Year's Candy Dance Musical Performers

This year's featured performer will be:

TBA

 

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Road Closures

The following roads will be closed at the specified locations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the Candy Dance weekend:

  • Genoa Lane at Kinsey Way
  • Foothill Road at Candy Dance Lane
  • Jacks Valley Road at the Genoa Cemetery

 

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