october, 2020

01octalldayHauntoberMonth Long Event

Time

october 1 (Thursday) - 31 (Saturday)

Location

Virginia City

86 S C Street

Event Details

As one of the most haunted destinations in the country, Virginia City is the perfect place to get spooked this October. Celebrate the supernatural and all things unexpected with an entire month of events including the outhouse races, ghost tours, safe trick-or-treating, a goblin parade and a family fun Thomas the and Friends excursion on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad.

Month-long Events

Bats in the Belfry Guided Ghost Tours, all month long – If you want to know where the most haunted locations are in Virginia City, this is the tour for you. Take a walk around this historically haunted town and learn about the lively souls that still occupy it today. Click here for more information.

Halloween Bingo, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. – Join the fun at Piper’s Opera House for Bingo Night with a twist. Game starts at 7 p.m., come ready to win! Join the game. 

V&T Railroad Pumpkin Patch Train, Oct. 17 & 18 and 24 & 25, 11:20 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. – A pumpkin patch is fall’s ultimate playground for kids so why not make an adventure of it with a train ride to the Gold Hill Pumpkin Patch. Purchase train tickets today.

Halloween Country Dancing, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. – Monthly country dancing at Piper’s Opera House has a twist for October, Halloween themed. Come out in your costumes and get ready to kick up your boots. All ages and skill levels welcome. For more information click here.

Spirits with the Spirits, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. – Come learn from craft cocktail expert, Joe Shapiro, and get in the spooky spirit. This class includes a lecture and demonstration on Cemetery Gin cocktails, Virginia City’s very own spirit. All ingredients and supplies are provided. The event is a 21+ event and space is limited. Purchase your ticket today. 

Paranormal Investigations at Piper’s Opera House, Oct. 24, 6 p.m. – One night only! Bats in the Belfry, local investigators, are taking you on an exclusive tour of Piper’s Opera Houe. Come look for spirits that occupy the historic structure. Three investigation times are available and limited space on each. For more information click here.

Halloween Witches Tea & Paranormal Investigation, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. – Join the witches and spirits at Mackay Mansion for a 1-hour tea party followed by paranormal investigation. Call for information and reservations, 775-847-0156.

Halloween Weekend Events

Paranormal Investigations at Piper’s Opera House, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. – Another night to catch some frights! Bats in the Belfry, local investigators, are taking you on an exclusive tour of Piper’s Opera Houe. Come look for spirits that occupy the historic structure. Three investigation times are available and limited space on each. For more information click here.

Electric Halloween Steam Train, Oct. 30 & 31, 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  – Get in the haunted spirit with a ride on a spooky evening steam train from Virginia City to Gold Hill.  Tickets available online.

Cemetery Gin’s Hunt for Spirits, Oct. 31 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. -Embark on Cemetery Gin’s Hunt for Spirits, a fun and tasty scavenger hunt through the town. Using your historic Virginia City knowledge, solve clues to unlock a riddle and unscramble a secret of Virginia City’s past, sampling tasty spirits along the way. More details here.

Hauntober Parade, Oct. 31, 5 to 6 p.m. – Little and big goblins alike, come dressed to scare at the Hauntober Parade on Halloween night. Check-in is at 4 p.m. at the VC Jerky Company. Stick around for safe trick-or-treating at the many shops along the boardwalk.

Virginia City Cemetery, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 11 p.m. – Once a year, on Halloween, the gates to the old Virginia City Cemetery open for visitors to stroll from dusk till dark. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Mackay Mansion Halloween Scavenger Hunt, Oct. 31, 6 to 11 p.m. – Welcome all ghouls, witches and creatures to Halloween event at one of the most spirited buildings in Virginia City. Enjoy a town scavenger hunt, paranormal investigation and movie to wrap up your Halloween night. More information here.

Red Dog Saloon Halloween with Lady an the Tramps, Oct. 31 7:30-11:30 pm: Spooky times are coming up to Virginia City this Halloween and Lady an the Tramps are here for the good times. The band is rockin’ at the Red Dog Saloon Haloween night. Let’s see what the spirits bring this Halloween. Make sure to come in your best costume!

Virginia City Cigar and Bar Halloween Party, Oct. 31: Don that costume and get into the spirit, celebrate Halloween at the Virginia City Cigar and Bar. Enjoy themed cocktails, great spirits and music by Michael Patrick.

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Visit Virginia City775-847-7500 86 South C Street P.O. Box 920 Virginia City, NV 89440

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