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October 2018

Day out with Thomas the Train on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad

October 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virginia & Truckee Railroad, 165 F Street
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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2018 Day Out with Thomas™ starts in October.(Check back for actual event times) A Day Out With Thomas™ gives children and their families a chance to take a 25-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™. Explore the Imagination Station Caboose, create colorful memories in the Coloring Caboose, dine at the P.B.&J. Pullman Car. Have fun with plenty of Thomas activities including motor car rides and putt putt golf at Sodor Island. Children can…

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28th Annual World Championship Outhouse Races

October 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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Potty humor abounds at this Virginia City tradition dating back to the day when outdoor plumbing was outlawed and angry residents took their outhouses to the streets. These days, teams of three are pitted against each other in an all-out potty race to claim the latrine title. The races challenge teams of three costumed outhouse racers to zip down C Street, the town’s main drag, and hit the toilet paper finish line first. The Parade of Outhouses begins Saturday at…

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November 2019

V&T Candy Cane Express

November 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
V&T Railroad Depot, 166 F Street
Virginia City, NV 89401
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Nov 29, 30 and Dec 7, 8; 14, 15, 2019 If the kiddies, and grandma have been good all year (okay, most of the year)… add a little magic to the season and bring them to Virginia City to ride the V&T Candy Cane Express. Steeped in holiday spirit, this whimsical train has become a cherished local tradition for families of all ages. On the scenic 50-minute journey over the 140-year old V&T railroad route, you will enjoy hot cocoa or…

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December 2019

Christmas On The Comstock

December 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Virginia City, 89 C Street
Virginia City, NV 89401 United States
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Christmas on the Comstock – All Month Long This December will have you Believing Again. There’s no place like historic Virginia City for that warm and fuzzy, traditional Christmas vibe. This year the town is going all out, all month long with three-weekends of events. Festivities include a parade, concerts, tours, artisan craft fairs, A Comstock Christmas Carol original production, Father Christmas, carriage rides, Christmas trains, letters to Santa, a Christmas Challenge town-wide activity, a shopping spree worth $500 courtesy…

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March 2020

Virginia City St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Canceled

March 14
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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UPDATE: St. Patrick's Day Parade canceled amid COVID-19 health concerns. First and foremost, Virginia City is open for business. Tourism is vital to our state and to our community. We depend on our visitors to shop in our merchant stores, eat in our restaurants and stay in our hotels. With the health and welfare of our attendees, vendors, residents and Storey County community being paramount, it is with deep regret that we will be canceling our annual St. Patrick's Day…

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Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry – Canceled

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Virginia City, 89 C Street
Virginia City, NV 89401 United States
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UPDATE: Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry canceled amid COVID-19 health concerns. First and foremost, Virginia City is open for business. Tourism is vital to our state and to our community. We depend on our visitors to shop in our merchant stores, eat in our restaurants and stay in our hotels. With the health and welfare of our attendees, vendors, residents and Storey County community being paramount, it is with deep regret that we will be canceling our annual Rocky Mountain Oyster…

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May 2020

37th Annual Chili on the Comstock – POSTPONED

May 16 - May 17
Virginia City, 18 S C St.
Virginia City, NV 89440 United States
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POSTPONED Spicy, mild, red or verde? Pick your favorite at the 37th annual Chili on the Comstock, beckoning the best chili cooks in the west for a powerful and delicious cook-off. Chili cooks come from around the west to compete for your vote of best chili cook and people’s choice. Endless varieties of tasty chili are sampled all down C Street, along with vendors and more. And what’s chili without beer? Join in on the Craft Beer Tour and enjoy…

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