Candy Cane Lane To Open Nov. 30 In Minden


Courtesy of the Carson Valley Inn

MINDEN, Nev., November 20, 2014 — Candy Cane Lane, the Cason Valley Inn’s custom outdoor drive-thru Christmas light display will be lit-up for nightly viewing on November 30.  This popular Christmas season attraction is just one of the many sights that can be taken in as part of the Inn’s three-night Christmas Kickoff Weekend Hotel Package December 4, 5 & 6. The Inn’s extensive inside Christmas decorations are enhanced each year and add to the warmth and spirit of the holiday season!


Candy Cane Lane features thousands of Christmas lights and a variety of scenes depicting traditional characters and images getting ready for and enjoying Christmas. Accompanying music can be heard by tuning your car radio to 89.9 FM. To experience this visual and musical salute to the festive holiday season, pull into the Carson Valley Inn parking lot at the RV Entrance – between the Carson Valley Market and the Inn’s electronic sign. The lighted arch marks the way!


Candy Cane Lane adds to the visual holiday celebration done in the Carson Valley each year by some of the Towns and other entities. For a relaxing and full weekend of getting into the Christmas Spirit, the Inn is offering a three-night Christmas Kickoff Weekend Hotel Package on the first full weekend in December including all this for $125 per person double occupancy:

  • A Hotel Room for two for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, December 4, 5 & 6
  • $100 Dining Gift Card for use in CV Steak, Katie’s and Job’s Perk
  • Time to take in the many Christmas Kickoff festivities in the area including:
    • Candy Cane Lane nightly at the Carson Valley Inn
    • Home Ranch for the Holidays Toy Exhibit,  runs Dec. 3-7, at the Dangberg Home Ranch
    • Gardnerville Christmas Tree Lighting and Fireworks on Thursday, Dec. 4 at Heritage Park
    • Caroling, Tree Lighting and Santa on Friday, Dec. 5 in Genoa
    • Minden Gazebo/Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 5 in Downtown Minden and Minden Park
    • Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Genoa Town Hall
    • Annual Parade of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 6 ending in Downtown Minden
    • Douglas County Historical Society Annual Holiday Gala Sat., Dec. 6. Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center


Make your Christmas Kickoff Weekend Hotel Package reservations by calling the Carson Valley Inn Reservations Department at 775-783-6629.


The Carson Valley Inn ( is located on US Hwy 395 in Minden, NV near the start of State Hwy 88, twenty minutes from Lake Tahoe’s south shore and 45 minutes south of Reno.  The property includes a casino, sports and race book, 149-room hotel, 74-room motor lodge, 59-site RV Park, TJ’s Corral Outdoor Concert and Event Center and a convenience store with Shell gas and diesel fuel.  There are also banquet and meeting rooms and services plus three dining facilities; CV Steak, the Inn’s Nevada-style steakhouse featuring steaks, seafood, pasta dishes and more; Katie’s, for 24- hour dining choices and Job’s Perk for coffee drinks, pastries and sundries.



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