Nevada Day in Nevada in 2019

Nevada Day in Nevada in 2019
  How long until Nevada Day?
This holiday next takes place in 5 days.
  Dates of Nevada Day in Nevada
2021 Fri, Oct 29Government Holiday
2020 Fri, Oct 30Government Holiday
2019 Fri, Oct 25Government Holiday
2018 Fri, Oct 26Government Holiday
2017 Fri, Oct 27Government Holiday
  Summary
Commemorates the admission of the state of Nevada into the union on October 31st 1864

When is Nevada Day?

Nevada Day is a regional state holiday observed in Nevada, USA.

Nevada Day is celebrated on the last Friday in October

History of Nevada Day

Nevada Day commemorates the admission of the state of Nevada into the union on October 31st 1864, when it became the 36th state in the union.

Did you know?

The words 'battle born' appear on the state flag, as Nevada gained its statehood during the American Civil War.

As Nevada Day is a state holiday, all state, county and city government offices will close, along with most schools and libraries. Private businesses can close at their discretion. The US Post Office will be open as will most banks and public transport will operate on nearly normal schedules.

Did you know?

The name 'Nevada' is Spanish and means 'snow-covered'.

The biggest event to mark Nevada Day is the parade in downtown Carson City, the state capital of Nevada.

Informal celebrations of this holiday began in the 1870s when it was called Admission Day. Nevada Day became a state holiday in 1933 when its date was set as October 31st. The holiday was moved to the last Friday in October in 2000.

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