With more than 10 parades marching down C Street each year, you could say this small town knows how to have a good time. C Street is lined with historic buildings, wooden board sidewalks, boutique shops and that old-fashioned small town cheer. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a parade!
To participate in any Virginia City parade, please fill out the parade entry form here.
St. Patrick's Day Parade: March 11, Noon
The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is part of the whole St. Patrick's Day weekend activities which include the Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and the Ball Breaker Saloon Crawl. For more information on the weekend click here.
Easter Bonnet & Pet Parade: April 15, Noon
Step into spring with the Easter Bonnet & Pet Parade the Saturday before Easter.Bring your furry (and not so furry) friends to stroll along the main drag of Virginia City. Remember to don your favorite bonnet for the festivities. Click here to download parade entry.
Memorial Day Celebration of Heroes Parade: May 27, Noon
The Comstock honors all the men and women of the military who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country the weekend of Memorial Day. Join the folks of Virginia City on May 28 to pay tribute to the great service men and women.
4th of July Parade: July 4, Noon
Independence Day is best celebrated on the Comstock. Start your day with the 4th of July parade then browse the great local shops before you catch the Comstock Cowboys Second Amendment Concert followed by the region's longest firework displays. For complete event information click here.
Labor Day Parade: September 4, Noon
Celebrate the American labor movement and all the achievements of workers in our country up on the Comstock. Virginia City is proud to honor and celebrate the men and women who have made our country what it is today.
Victorian Steampunk Parade: September 23, Noon
In conjunction with the 7th Annual Victorian Steampunk Ball at Piper's Opera House, High Desert Steam presents the Victorian Steampunk parade during the day. For more information visit highdesertsteam.org.
The Zombie Procession: TBD, Noon
The living dead parade down C Street before the kick-off of Redrun 5.
Goblin Parade: October 31, 5 p.m.
Bring your favorite little goblin dressed to scare to the Goblin Parade on Halloween. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. at the VC Jerky Company.
Veterans Day Parade: November 11, 11 a.m.
A celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve for our freedom. Come honor those past and current veterans of our armed forces.
Parade of Lights: December 2, 5 p.m.
The Parade of Lights sweeps down C Street at 5 p.m., lighting up the town and spreading Christmas cheer along the way. Parade entries must be lit. Think you have a bright idea? Make sure to enter the parade for a chance at the cash prize.