Experience the excitement of October in Incline Village with a diverse lineup of events! From the Hauntober in Virginia City to the Nevada Day Parade, thrilling Mountain & E-Biking adventures, Lake Tahoe Marathon events, and the 2023 Tahoe Science Conference, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. With such a diverse range of activities, October in Incline Village promises an unforgettable autumn experience for all. Don’t miss out on these fantastic events!

Hauntober in Virginia City

  • When: Sunday, October 1 – Tuesday, October 31
  • Where: Virginia City, 85 S. C St., Virginia City

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October transforms Virginia City into Hauntober, a month-long celebration of the supernatural. As one of America’s most haunted towns, it’s the ideal destination for spine-tingling events. Join us for Cemetery Gin’s Hunt for Spirits, eerie Bats in the Belfry Guided Ghost tours, the quirky World Championship Outhouse Races, V&T Railroad Pumpkin Patch rides, illuminated adult Lighted Trains, the chilling Hauntober Parade, Safe Trick or Treat, and paranormal tours at various haunted attractions. Prepare for a month filled with otherworldly experiences and thrills.

Mountain & E-Biking

  • When: Wednesdays, October 4 – October 25
  • Where: Tahoe/Truckee areas

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Join IVGID Senior Programs for exciting mountain and e-biking adventures! Starting in June, explore scenic bike paths and thrilling off-road trails in the beautiful Tahoe Basin and Truckee region. After the ride, consider joining your fellow bikers for an optional lunch at a local restaurant. Meet at the Recreation Center parking lot at 8:45 a.m. for a punctual 9:00 a.m. departure. Open to seniors aged 55+ (adults 21+ are also welcome). The daily fee is $15, but IVGID Pass holders can enjoy a reduced rate of $12. Don’t miss out on these fantastic biking experiences!

2023 Tahoe Science Conference

  • When: Wednesday, October 11 – Friday, October 13
  • Where: Lake Tahoe Community College, One College Dr., South Lake Tahoe

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For over sixty years, scientific research has played a pivotal role in shaping pioneering natural resource management initiatives within the Lake Tahoe Basin, establishing the region as a global model for successful conservation efforts. The Tahoe Science Advisory Council is hosting a three-day conference to delve into the collaboration between Tahoe’s scientists and resource managers. This event will unite academic researchers, agency personnel, and community members to explore the profound impact of science on environmental policy, both in the past and for the future.

Lake Tahoe Marathon Events

  • When: Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15
  • Where: Lake Tahoe areas

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Join the boutique races, happening on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, where you’ll experience a warm, personal atmosphere. You can choose between a range of options: run the Friday Lakeside Marathon or the breathtaking all-downhill Nevada Half Marathon. On Saturday, choose between the Cal-Neva Marathon or the scenic Carnelian Bay Half Marathon, and on Sunday, don’t miss the Lake Tahoe Marathon or the stunning downhill Emerald Bay Half Marathon. There’s more to enjoy, including the Midnight Express 72-mile Ultra, 4-Person Marathon Relay, the Edgewood 10K, Super Hero 5K, and the Kids Free Pumpkin Run. Experience it all against the backdrop of Lake Tahoe’s fall colors and the best aid stations around. Bring your friends for three days of running fun!

Nevada Day Parade

  • When: Saturday, October 28
  • Where: Downtown Carson City, 716 N. Carson St., Carson City

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The Nevada Day Parade in Carson City stands as the nation’s grandest celebration of statehood. Since 1938, this annual event has united Nevadans to honor their heritage and commemorate the state’s founding on October 31, 1864. Explore the website for everything you need to know about the parade, the World Championship Single Jack Rock Drill Competition, the Beard Contest, and the Balloon Launch. Delve into the archive of past parades and programs and stay updated as new information rolls in. Wear your Silver & Blue and be part of the celebration!

At Dickson Realty, our team of local experts knows about the best activities and places to live, including the best things to do in October in Incline Village. To learn more about how to enjoy the Northern Nevada region, contact one of our realtors today.