Time: All Day
Location: Virginia City, Nevada
Description: Step back in time and celebrate Nevada’s mining history during Comstock Muckfest in historic Virginia City. This family-focused event is free and includes mining demonstrations and competitions at various locations throughout town. The Virginia City Trolley provides an all-day on and off pass for transportation to locations where demonstrations take place. At the Virginia & Truckee Train Depot watch professionals drive spikes, then head to the Marshall Mint Museum to see a live coin minting. At the Fourth Ward School, kids can test their mining skills with a chocolate chip cookie mining activity. At the Gold Hill Depot, find the Comstock Modern Mining Park with its massive displays of modern-day mining equipment, as well as a mucking demonstration. For a complete schedule and more information, go to VisitVirginiaCityNV.com.
Phone Number: 1-800-718-SLVR (7587)