september, 2020

This is a repeating event

11sep5:00 pm7:00 pm61st annual International Camel & Ostrich Races


(Friday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Virginia City Fairgrounds

458 F St Virginia City, NV 89440

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

september 12, 2020 10:00 amseptember 12, 2020 2:00 pmseptember 13, 2020 12:00 pm

Event Details

In an event as hilarious as it sounds, the 61st International Camel & Ostrich Races will have you bursting with laughter for an all-out family-friendly event. Watch as camels, ostriches and even zebras gather in Virginia City to carry their daring riders across the finish line as the crowd goes wild. It’s a comical racing spectacle that the entire family will enjoy.

You can even catch a ride on a camel – a photo op not to be missed. Once again in 2020, Hot Camel Nights – a special Friday evening performance – offers a chance to spend an evening in Virginia City. Choose from shaded seating options and a VIP experience that allows you to see the entire racing action and enjoy a meal. Sunday is Dolan Automotive Family Day with free camel rides for the first 100 kids.

Friday, September 11 – 5 PM to 7 PM

Saturday, September 12 TWO SHOWS – 10 AM to Noon and 2 to 4 PM

Sunday, September 13 – Noon to 2 PM
Dolan Family Day and Champion Sunday

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