Nevada Small Towns, Winter November 29, 2022
The Charming Small Town In Nevada Where You Can Still Experience An Old-Fashioned Christmas
There’s no denying that Christmas brings out the kid in all of us. From decorating the tree to eating sugary treats, the holidays are a time of embracing traditions and creating lasting memories. Listen for silver bells in the silver state in one of Nevada’s most charming holiday towns –
Virginia City. Come experience an old-fashioned Christmas in Nevada!
Put on your coziest holiday sweater and bring the family to Virginia City’s annual Parade of Lights! Even the townspeople get in on the festive fun along floats and bands, decorating their cars and storefronts along historic C Street.
You can catch the parade twice during the month of December (3rd and 10th at starting at 5pm).
Virginia City, Nevada kicks off the holiday season with a bang! Come for the parade and stay for the fireworks!
Look to the sky as it lights up for Virginia City’s annual Magical Christmas Fireworks Show. The show will be at 6pm following the Parade of Lights on December 3 and 10.
When looking for events to attend in Virginia City, it’s always a good idea to check out the schedule at St. Mary’s Art Center. They bring out all the holiday stops with each new season. Expect this year's schedule to be bigger and better than ever!
On December 3rd and 4th, bring your Christmas gift list to St. Mary’s Art Center where you’ll find over 20 local artists selling their creations. Admission to this Christmas event is free! Or, warm up with Canvas & Cocktails on December 8th and 6th (
Part of the fun of spending Christmas in Virginia City is the shopping! Find wonderfully unique gifts and souvenirs. It’s the perfect town to window shop beneath the cheerful lights.
Speaking of shopping, a trip to the adorable Forever Christmas store on C Street is a holiday must!
Find Christmas décor, souvenirs, and gifts for everyone on your list at this fun and joyful shop.
Feel like you’re on the Polar Express as you board the Train O'Lights! Travel in a historic Pullman train car lit with thousands of lights as you make your way to Santa’s very own village at Gold Hill.
Find tickets and information
on the V&T website for the Train O'Lights. Due to the high popularity of this event, tickets often sell out fast.
Or hop aboard the whimsical V&T Candy Cane Express! Sip cider or hot cocoa and indulge in cookies and candy canes. And just wait until you pass through the Candy Cane Tunnel! It’s sure to be a delightful Christmas event for all.
The town even hosts an annual Christmas giveaway to help support local businesses.
Chances to enter the giveaway are from December 1-18, 2022.
Take a drive around or go by foot to take in the many wonderful lights and decorations around town. Virginia City knows how to bring the joy to this special time of year.
See the lights all aglow on the Mackay Mansion Museum, a lovely Victorian mansion originally built in 1859. You can find it on South D Street in Virginia City.
We highly recommend spending more than a day in beautiful Virginia City. If you plan on staying longer, then you’ll want to consider Sugarloaf Mountain Motel and Market on South C Street.
This rustic motel has plenty of charm and holiday decorations. Built in 1878, experience a true old-fashioned Christmas while you stay at the
Sugarloaf Mountain Motel
in Virginia City, Nevada.
Spend the holidays the old-fashioned way in
Virginia City, Nevada! With so many events and exciting seasonal things to do, one day might not be enough! Celebrate the holidays with plenty of merriment to go around in one of Nevada’s oldest and most charming Christmas towns.
Do you enjoy a Nevada town for its holiday events? Let us know in the comments below which place in the silver state is the best for gathering Christmas snow and holiday cheer!
If you love Christmas as much as we do, you’ll want to put on some holiday tunes and hit the road to experience this magical
Christmas light show road trip through Nevada!
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Address: Virginia City, NV 89440, USA Address: Sugarloaf Mountain Motel, 430 S C St, Virginia City, NV 89440, USA Address: St Mary's Art Center, 55 R St, Virginia City, NV 89440, USA Address: Forever Christmas, 88 N C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440, USA Address: 291 S D St, Virginia City, NV 89440