Hot August Nights Expands to Virginia City

Hot-August-NightsKick off Hot August Nights in historic Virginia City. On July 31 and Aug. 1, the streets of this former mining town will be filled with classic cars, nightly cruises, a poker run, and live entertainment.

“Hot August Nights is pleased to announce Virginia City as the official kickoff location for the 2015 event,” says Tony Marini, executive director of Hot August Nights. “Known for its deep-rooted Nevada history, Virginia City allows visitors to step back in time—a feeling that our participants want and expect from our event. We are looking forward to expanding our partnership with Virginia City to offer a new layer of excitement for our participants.”

Car enthusiasts can revel in the nightly cruises from 7-9 p.m. as classic automotive beauties parade down Virginia City’s main drag, C Street, past the town’s historic wooden boardwalks and buildings. A celebrity Show-n-Shine takes place on Sat., Aug. 1 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. where six winners will be awarded from the stage at the Delta parking lot at 6 p.m. The event will offer free live entertainment, food, beverage and the Hot August Nights “Oldies” booth filled with memorabilia and souvenir merchandise.

Open to all 1976 and older model vehicles, the Virginia City event registration is $40. Each participant will receive a commemorative dash plaque and t-shirt for the Virginia City event. For more information or to register, call (775) 356-1956 or visit

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