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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.
The Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Faire is on the last full weekend of September each year. The dates for the 93rd Annual Candy Dance Faire are Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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
will be available at the following locations:
DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL in Minden
CARSON VALLEY INN in Minden
Shuttle service to and from the Genoa will be available at these locations for
$3 per person (round trip).
The shuttle runs during faire hours on both Saturday and Sunday.
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.
Bonanza Extravaganza! : Saturday, September 28 in the Genoa Town Park from 4:30 to 10 p.m. with dinner service starting at 5:30 p.m.
DINNER TICKETS:ON SALE NOW! Contact the Town Office: Adults = $28;
Children = $20, ages 12 and under.
DANCE ONLY TICKETS: ON SALE NOW! Contact the Town Office: $20 per person.
DEADLINE to Purchase Tickets: Friday, September 20 at 4:30 p.m.
Dinner Catered By: Carson City BBQ — All You Can Eat.
The 2013 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
BBQ Pork Ribs
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.