• 97th Annual Candy Dance

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    Name: 97th Annual Candy Dance
    Date: September 24, 2016 - September 25, 2016
    Event Description:

    SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2016 — Annual Since 1919


    Facebook Links Visit our Genoa Facebook page Facebook Groups Link Visit our Genoa Candy Dance & Faire Group page, or visit our NEW Genoa Candy Dance Genoa Candy Dance Facebook page Facebook page.


    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 and Candy Dance Map
    4. Dinner-Dance: Tickets and Info
    5. 1919 Society: Help Support Candy Dance!
    6. Dinner Menu
    7. Meet the Band
    8. Road Closures
    9. 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.

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    UPDATED: July 8, 2016

    Upcoming: 2016 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.

    Contact us by email:

    Genoa Candy Dance at Gmail


    2016 Candy Dance Faire Application DEADLINE has been extended!

    Please downloa an application, fill it out and return as soon as possible.

    Event Dates

    The Genoa Candy Dance is on the last full weekend of September each year. The date for the Annual Genoa Candy Dance Art & Crafts Faire is Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Candy Dance Dinner & Dance is Saturday night from 4 to 10 p.m.

    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



    will be available at the following location:

    • CARSON VALLEY INN in Minden

    Shuttle service to and from the Genoa will be available at the Carson Valley Inn for

    $3 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.

    Town of Genoa
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday September 24th 9am - 5pm
    Sunday September 25th 9am - 5pm
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