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Make the most of the Camel Races experience


tir-small-6292440-2307348VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. (Sept. 5, 2013)—Make the most of attending the 54th annual International Camel Races, heldSept. 6-8, 2013 in historic Virginia City, Nev., with these tips:


  • ·         Seating is on a first come, first served basis within the area designated on each ticket. Seating is not provided for standing room ticketholders. Low-back lawn chairs are permitted but space is limited. Premium ticketholders have access to the bleacher seating. Attendees are asked to be mindful and make room for others.
  • ·         There are two designated parking areas: Preferred parking for $10 and general parking for $5. All proceeds benefit the Virginia City Booster Club. Handicap parking is available in the Silverland Inn & Suites parking lot, directly across from the main ticket booth. Parking within all areas is first come, first served.
  • ·         No outside food or drink is allowed inside the arena. Coolers or backpacks are not permitted.
  • ·         Bring sunblock.  The arena is outdoors and there is little shade. Small, personal shade umbrellas will be permitted but attendees are asked to be mindful of others.
  • ·         Pets will only be allowed on the upper lawn area, next to the Silverland Inn & Suites. For the safety of other attendees and the race animals, no pets will be allowed down at the arena level.
  • ·         Strollers and wheelchairs are not recommended at the arena level. The upper lawn area next to the Silverland Inn & Suites has an excellent view of the arena and is much easier to traverse.


For more information on Virginia City, Nev., visit www.visitvirginiacitynv.com or call the Virginia City Tourism Commission (VCTC) at 775-847-7500.


A short 30-minute drive from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport takes visitors to one of the largest historic districts in the Unites States – Virginia City, Nev. Come experience this mining “boomtown” as it was in the 1800’s. Step back in time while visiting the numerous historic buildings, saloons, churches and museums or take a mine tour or even ride a real steam train. The Comstock Adventure Passes offer the best value with discounted attraction packages.  For lodging, event calendar or Comstock Adventure Passes, visit online or call 775-847-7500. The Visitor Information Center is located at 86 South C Street, Virginia City.

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