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. 


Grinch Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl

grinch logoKickoff your holiday season at Christmas on the Comstock, December 3, with a little spirited fun.  Sample a wide variety of holiday-themed specialty drinks that only saloons of Virginia City pour. All crawl participants receive discounts on full specialty drink orders. Visit all the saloons and be entered to win the grand prize. Purchase your cup today!

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. 3 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. 3 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. 25-27, Dec. 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18 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.

V&T Candy Cane Express: December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18
Begin your holiday season 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

3rd Annual Holiday Faire: December 3
St. Mary's Art Center is hosting the 3rd Annual Holiday Faire. View the works of artists and artisans from the region and start your holiday shopping early. View more information here

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