Christmas on the Comstock

Month of December

Christmas on the Comstock

Step back in time this holiday season and celebrate Christmas as they did in the 19th century. Historic Virginia City hosts its annual Christmas on the Comstock this December, offering a Victorian-style holiday celebration. There are festivities for all ages ranging from unique boutique holiday shopping, specials, a holiday parade on December 5 and more. Check back soon for a full listing of holiday events in Virginia City. 


Parade of Lights

The Comstock shines bright with Christmas cheer during the month of December but it shines brightest during the Parade of Lights. Join the festive parade Dec. 5 at 5 pm.

Download the parade entry.

Christmas in the Sierra Concert

Enjoy the nostalgia of an 'ole fashion Christmas with David John and the Comstock Cowboys Sat. Dec. 5 at Piper's Opera House. Show begins at 7:30 pm with doors opening at at 6:30 pm.  Make sure you get your seat! 

Purchase your tickets today!

Additional Christmas on the Comstock Events

Photos with Father Christmas: Nov. 27-29, Dec. 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. 
Stop by the Virginia City Visitors Center at 86 South C Street to meet Father Christmas and create a holiday memory.  Call 775-847-7500 for more information.

Saint Mary's Art Center Christmas Art Fair : December 5
For details visit

V&T Candy Cane Express: December 5, 6, 12 and 13
Begin your holidady seaason aboard vintage, heated coaches and travel along the historic Virginia & Truckee route to Gold Hill. Savor hot chocolate, candy canes and cookies during your magical trip. Complete event details at

Gingerbread Social and Auction: December 20
Locals set forth to build the best gingerbread house on the Comstock! All house are to be auctioned at Piper's Opera House to benefit Community Chest Food Bank. More details to come.


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