september, 2018

This is a repeating event

07sep12:00 pm2:00 pm59th Annual International Camel & Ostrich Races


(Friday) 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Virginia City Fairgrounds

458 F St Virginia City, NV 89440

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

september 8, 2018 10:00 amseptember 9, 2018 12:00 pm

Event Details


Camels, ostriches and zebras make a fine spectacle to watch as they race around with jockeys precariously perched on their backs. It’s a sight you won’t see anywhere else except Virginia City. Bring the whole family for this hilarious event and a true staple in northern Nevada.

New this year, added shade seating, entertainment and more!

Friday, September 7 – Noon t0 2 PM

Saturday, September 8 TWO SHOWS – 10 AM to Noon and 2 to 4 PM

Sunday, September 9 – Noon to 2 PM
Dolan Family Day and Champion Sunday


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