Carson City Ghost Walk

CARSON CITY GHOST WALK - The Mystery of Jack Davis
Saturday, October 24, 2015

Carson City's spooky and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in our 23rd annual all day Carson City Ghost Walk. Tours depart from the corner of Third and Curry Streets starting at 10:00AM – 2:30PM. 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 along the tour.

This year we will have one tour path. This 90-minute guided Historic Ghost Walk features five home tours and a mystery to solve within the walk. This is a 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: All tickets $15 in advance. $20 on the day of the event. Under 3 Free. Tickets in advance available online at: (A small fee is charged by for online ticketing.) or can be ordered by mail. Call 775.343.6279.

Location: Tours depart from 3rd & Carson Street behind the St. Charles Hotel (Firkin & Fox Pub)

Times: All tours leave every ½ hour beginning at 10:00 AM and ending at 2:30 PM.

Some of the open homes stops along the tours include:

  • 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.
  • The Ferris Mansion - Home of George Ferris, Jr., inventor of the Ferris Wheel for the Chicago World Columbian Exposition in 1893.
  • 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 Governor's 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.