Activities and Events

Dayton Region

Dayton has a variety of events and activities throughout the year. Every year the community celebrates Dayton Valley Days in the fall. Up to date information about this event can be found by clicking on the link below:

Dayton Valley Days

The Dayton Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual "Oodles of Noodles".

Dayton is right next to the V & T Railway. Check it out and experience a historical train ride with wonderful scenery of the Comstock.

For additional information about events occurring in the Dayton area please check out the Pony Express Web Site , Dayton Historical Society or the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.


Fernley has a wide variety of events and activities throughout the year. Click on the links below to see what is happening in the largest city in Lyon County.

Pony Express

City of Fernley

Fernley Chamber of Commerce

Silver Springs

Silver Springs has plenty to offer. Lahontan State Park and Fort Churchill State Park are just minutes from the center of Lyon County.

Check out the Silver Springs Chamber of Commerce web site for other interesting and fun community events.

Every year the Silver Springs Airport hosts the Lyon County Fly-in. The Lyon County Fly-In is about antique aircraft alongside modern military and fire-fighting planes. Meet pilots, builders, and restorers of military, antique, and ultra-light aircraft. Enjoy the “Young Eagles” program where we take young people aloft for their first off-the-ground experience.

Yerington, Mason Valley and Smith Valley

Every August the Lyon County Fair and Rodeo is held at the Lyon County Fair Grounds. This family event includes a fair, rodeo, carnival, demolition derby, kids night, tractor pulls, parade and numerous other family friendly events. Keep an eye out on our site for information

A Night in the Country is a two day Country & Western music concert that provides top name music stars put on by the Boys and Girls Club of Mason Valley. They offer a great music line up and camping at the site.

Yerington Theater for the Arts is a non-profit organization operating in Yerington, Nevada whose mission is to enrich the quality of life in the community through the arts. They operate the Jeanne Dini Center and present performing arts, visual art exhibitions, art education programs, and cultural heritage events.

Smith Valley Fun Days is a two day family event at beautiful Dressler Park sponsored by the Rotary Club of Smith Valley. Many things to do from arts and crafts to tractor pulls and more

Smith Valley Fire Department's annual Steak Fry is an annual fund raising event for this all volunteer fire department. Family friendly event with food and music.

VORRA - a 300 mile off road vehicle race conducted in south east mason valley. A great opportunity to take the family out and enjoy the sunshine and races.

Check the Mason Valley Chamber of Commerce Facebook page for other events occurring in the area