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Kick off your holiday season at Christmas on the Comstock, December 3, with a little spirited fun where designated drivers are rewarded for being “Rudolph.” Sample a wide variety of holiday-themed specialty drinks that only saloons of Virginia City pour. Designated drivers receive a special cup good for unlimited free non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day as well as a Virginia City Christmas on the Comstock Santa hat plus the chance to win a $50 gas card.
The crawl makes stops at our saloons located within the heart of our historic district, approximately a mile long, however for those that may need a lift, we recommend:
Uber, available through the Uber app
Golf Cart (weather permitting) 775-230-5682
All crawl participants receive discounts on full specialty drink orders. Visit all the saloons and be entered to win the grand prize. The Crawl is from 11am-5pm. Check in at the Virginia City Visitors Center starting at 1030am and checkin ending at 3pm.
For more Christmas on the Comstock fun, enjoy the Christmas in the Sierra concert at Piper’s Opera House, featuring David John & the Comstock Cowboys. Bring your cowboy boots and Santa hat to this boot-stomping good time, an annual holiday tradition in Virginia City! Dec. 3 at Piper’s Opera House. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Throughout the month of December, historic Virginia City offers festivities for all ages ranging from unique boutique holiday shopping and specials, a holiday parade on December 3rd and more, including:
Christmas on the Comstock Parade of Lights - Dec. 3 at 5:00 p.m.
Bundle up and gather along C Street for Virginia City’s only evening parade and watch as the town lights up with Christmas cheer.
3rd annual Holiday Faire: Start your Christmas shopping early and view works of art from artists around the region at St. Mary’s Art Center. Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 55 R Street, Virginia City. Call 775-847-7774 for details. Free
Photos with Father Christmas
Stop by the Virginia City Visitors Center at 86 South C Street to meet Father Christmas and create a holiday memory, Nov. 25-27, Dec. 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Call 775-847-7500 for more information.
Create holiday memories aboard the Candy Cane Express Holiday Train on the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Delight with visits from the Candy Cane Sisters while sipping hot chocolate, spiced apple cider and enjoying delicious cookies and candy canes. Price: $19 adults, $8 children, under 2 free.