25th Anniversary Walk

"Tarot helps you meet whatever comes in the best possible way."

Carson City’s spooky and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in our 25TH annual all day Carson City Ghost Walk.  Guided Tours depart from the corner of Third and Curry Streets starting at 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM.   The Carson City Ghost Walk is a delightfully entertaining and enjoyable way to experience Carson City’s Victorian Era and diverse history.  Hear about lingering spirits of the past centuries, haunted and paranormal stories and meet characters and tour historic homes and businesses along the tour. 

This year we will have two tour paths. The Major Arcana, our 100-minute Tour features five home tours and characters from Carson City’s past represented by Tarot cards offering insights into their personalities and histories.  The Minor Arcana – representing the four elements – fire, water, air and earth also features characters and inside tours.  This 60-minute tour through the historic downtown is created especially for kids and families enjoying a shorter walking path.  Costumes are welcome on both tours.  These are both spirit lead, guided walking tours of the downtown district’s west side historic homes and businesses. The tours leave rain or shine.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the walk begins.  There will be photo opportunities, tables, psychics and Ghost Walk merchandise for sale so you may want to get there early. 

TICKETS Tickets in advance available online at:
THE Major Arcana Tour (100-Minute) - All tickets $15 in advance.  $20 on the day of the event.  Under 3 years old - Free. 

THE Minor Arcana Tour  (60-Minute)  - Tickets in advance:  $5 for children 12 years and under.  $10 for General.  Tickets on the day of the event: $7 for children under 12, $12 for General. 


 (A small fee is charged by for online ticketing?  ) Or can be ordered by mail 4 days in advance.  Call 775.348.6279.


Tours depart from The McFadden Plaza located behind the St. Charles Hotel (The Fox Brew Pub) on Curry St. in Carson City, Nevada.  Free parking available across the street. 


All tours leave every ½ hour beginning at 10:00 AM and ending at 2:30 PM. Please check in 15 minutes before your tour leaves. 

Some of the open homes stops along the tours include:

—   The Bliss Mansion – Built by Duane Bliss is a three story, 8,500 sq. ft. mansion that was completed in 1879, built by millionaire Duane L. Bliss, to become his dream home. This 15 room Victorian was built in the Italianate style, and was the biggest and most elaborate home in Nevada at the time.

—   The Brewery Arts Center - Built in 1874 by the Carson Brewing Company, which produced Tahoe Beer.  The building has been transformed into an arts center.

—   Rinckel Mansion - Built by the fortune of Mathias Rinckel, a forward-looking meat magnate who struck it rich supplying Gold Rushers and Lake Tahoe lumbermen.

—   The Governors Mansion – This elegant, classic revival mansion was built 40 years after Nevada became a state and was first occupied by Governor Dickerson and his family in 1909.

VOLUNTEERS/COMMUNITY:  The Carson City Ghost Walk uses the community as volunteers to work the Ghost Walk.  If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us at Or 775.348.6279.

The Carson City Ghost Walk 2017 partners include The Brüka Theatre,

The Carson City Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Fox Brew Pub, The Brewery Arts Center and The Nevada Press Association.

Please contact 


EMAIL: or leave a message at 775.348.6279