Fans of history, delicious and unusual food, outlandish events and good old fashioned family fun will find their mecca in Virginia City, Nevada. Located just 35 miles from downtown Reno, the historic mountain town offers a complete listing of events with its 2017 special events calendar. The annual lineup includes world famous events such as the International Camel & Ostrich Races and the World Championship Outhouse Races, as well as up and coming events like The Way It Was Rodeo in August. The town boasts several saloon crawls and more than 10 parades throughout the year. With something unique and fun to do every month, any time is a good time to visit Virginia City.