St. Patrick's Day Parade

When:
Date: 
March 16, 2013
Schedule: 
Parade begins at 11 a.m.
Cost:
Call or visit website for details
Where:
Downtown
C St.
Virginia City , NV 89440
Phone:
(775) 847-7500

In 1859, Irish prospectors Peter O’Riley and Patrick McLaughlin discovered part of the Comstock Lode—a huge silver and gold deposit in what’s now Virginia City, Nev.—that fed a mining boom until the late 1800s. Honor that rich heritage with step dancers, bagpipers, and other merrymakers. Afterward, stick around for the Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry for a Western delicacy. Twenty local chefs prepare beef testicles for those who have the courage (and stomach) to sample.

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