Thursday, May 14, 2009

Carson City promotions


Online Discounts Provide More Than $500 in Lodging, Dining and Activity Savings

(Carson City, Nev.) – (Carson City, Nev.) – Travelers can eat, sleep and play for less in Carson City ( this summer. Nevada’s capital is rolling out a “New Deal” promotion, offering record breaking discounts that stretch visitors’ budgets the right way.

Starting May 1, visitors can view the discounts online at and print the “Deals” they want to use. “New Deal” discounts are available through Sept. 7, 2009. Here’s a sneak peak:


Big fun at a small price can be found all summer long at the Carson Station Hotel Casino, with two nights for just $59 (plus tax). This package includes $25 of free slot play, one cocktail and one shrimp cocktail per person.

At the Gold Dust West Hotel Casino, the second night’s stay is 50 percent off with a two night reservation, subject to availability. For families, the Gold Dust has a 32-lane bowling alley for a little friendly competition.


Eagle Valley Golf Course has two for one green fees after 12 p.m., Sunday through Friday at their two courses. This offer is valid through July 31, 2009. Eagle Valley’s East recently added forward tees on seven of their holes, making play for families easier. Eagle Valley’s West course has refurbished tees and sand traps, removing sagebrush and underbrush to improve aesthetics and the pace of play.

Empire Ranch Golf Course features three nine-hole courses, each with water and wetlands. “New Deal” golfers can play to their hearts’ delight with $25 green fees including a cart, anytime after 11am, Monday – Friday, valid now through Oct. 31, 2009.

The Nevada State Museum celebrates the natural and cultural heritage of the state. Visitors will celebrate the NSM’s discounts on entrance: one adult for $4, one senior over 65 for $3 or children under age 18 free. Available 8:30am to 4:30pm, Wednesday through Saturday. Exhibits like the ancient mammoth skeleton make this museum a must-see when visiting the area.

Explore the rich railroading heritage of Nevada at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Vintage steam trains and artifacts shed light on the area’s historic Comstock era and beyond. Admit one adult for $2, one senior over 65 for $1 or children under age 18 free. Available 8:30am to 4:30pm, Friday through Monday.

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada features exhibits and activities for all ages. The “Tread Wall”, a circulating climbing wall that operates like a tread mill, keeps visitors on their toes and the museum’s space shuttle flight simulator blasts families into fun. A day of play costs just $6 for one child and one adult.


Two for One Roundup! A variety of restaurants offer buy one get one free items:
Artisan’s Café, across from the Brewery Arts Center – coffee
Firkin & Fox – “Two Fir” special on draft beers, well drinks and house wines
B’Sghetti’s – lunch or dinner entrée with the purchase of two drinks and an entrée
Charley’s Grilled Subs – free regular sub sandwich with the purchase of another
El Charro Avitia, voted best Mexican restaurant in the area by the Nevada Appeal – lunches, dinners and margaritas
Mom & Pop’s Diner – breakfast or lunch entree

Summer perks will be served daily at The Alley Espresso Café, offering one latte with 50 percent off the second.

Finucci’s Grand Central Pizza & Pasta offers 50 percent off a dinner entrée, pizza or next delivery or take-out.

At Red’s Old 395 Grill, patrons receive $10 off any check over $30. Try the rib eye steak with the chef’s top secret rib rub.

Locals BBQ & Grill, current winner of “Taste of Downtown” offers 50 percent off a second menu item with the purchase of the first.

Sweet deals can also be found at Z Bistro, with a free dessert with the purchase of a lunch or dinner entrée.

Stay tuned, more “New Deals” will be added throughout the summer. For a complete list of participating establishments, visit Offers vary, check the web site for details.

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