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March 2019

International Collegiate Mining Competition

March 22 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm
International Collegiate Mining Competition

Mining returns to the Comstock with the 41st annual International Collegiate Mining Games, with public activities Friday March 21st and Saturday March 22nd. This year’s event is hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno Mining Team, the Mackay Muckers. The collegiate mining competition began in 1978 in honor and remembrance of the fallen miners from the Sunshine Mine fire in 1972. The competition consists of traditional mining methods; seven events make up the competition — Track Stand A timed event requiring…

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April 2019

Virginia City Grand Prix

April 27 - April 28
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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The Comstock comes alive with the roar of motorcycles during the Virginia City Grand Prix, one of the largest and most competitive off road motorcycle races in the west. This annual two-day event draws more than 1,000 racers to Virginia City to battle the rough terrain for glory.  

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May 2019

Chili on the Comstock – Virginia City

May 18
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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Enjoy flavorful varieties of chili and of course plenty of cold, refreshing beer to wash it all down. This event takes place on C Street and the event hosts more than 30 of the best chili cooks in the west, all competing for a spot in the International Chili Society World Finals.

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August 2019

Hot August Nights in Virginia City

August 2 - August 11
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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It’s never too soon to plan your next cruise! Make 2019 a classic with Hot August Nights in Virginia City, August 2-3. Celebrate Hot August Nights’ in this historic mining town just outside of Reno with cruising events, live entertainment, poker walk fun and more. The events begin at 9 am and run through 4 pm, with the cruise from 4–5 pm. Registration is only $40! Space is limited to the first 400 classic vehicles! Trailer parking is available at…

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