october, 2020

01octalldayHauntoberMonth Long Event


october 1 (Thursday) - 31 (Saturday)


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

Voices of the Past Ghost Tour, Weekends – Immerse yourself in a true step back in time experience with the Virginia City ghost tours. Voices of the Past is a living tour for visitors to meet spirits of the 19th Century Comstock as they tell their stories of life and death. For details visit online.

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.

31st annual World Championship Outhouse Races, Oct. 3-4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on C Street – Potty humor abounds at this Virginia City tradition dating back to the day when outdoor plumbing was outlawed, and angry residents took their outhouses to the streets. This free event pits teams of three against each other in an all-out potty race to claim the latrine title. The event is free for spectators. More information here.

V&T Railroad Pumpkin Patch Train, Oct. 17 & 18, 11:20 am, 1:20 pm and 3:00 pm – 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. 

Hauntober Parade, Oct. 31, 5 to 6 p.m. – Bring your favorite little goblin dressed to scare to the Goblin 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.





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

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