56th Annual International Camel & Ostrich Races

September 11-13, 2015

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It all started with a tall tale from a newspaper man! And here we are 55 years later and still living up to the legend. Come and see these extraordinary animals race. Each day races start at High Noon and gates open at 10 a.m. While you're in town, enjoy some other great family activities in and around Virginia City. Great food and drinks will be along for the ride. So GIDDY UP Cowboy!
BIG Changes coming to the races this year! 

buy-ticketsNew Arena! New Seating Options! All New Races! 

Get your tickets to the races today.

View arena layout here. 


Vendor Application

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Sponsor Application

Be a part of it all! Ride a camel... or an ostrich! Get your name and company out to the largest event crowd in Virginia City. 


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