Reno Rodeo

Wild Horse Faire

Virginia City
August 23, 2014


Put on your boots and saddle up to Virginia City, Nevada on Saturday, August 23, 2014 for the 1st Annual Virginia City, NV Wild Horse Faire. Conceived as a benefit event to raise funds for Nevada’s wild horses, this full day event will include a parade, a concert, a benefit fair, booths with merchandise, food, beverages, arts and crafts, pony rides, face painting, train rides, hot air balloon rides, a Mustang Club of Reno display, a raffle, a silent auction, live entertainment throughout the day, and much, much more. Festivities begin at 9:00am and there's a pancake breakfast at 10:00am. The parade starts at 12:00pm followed at 2:00pm by animal demonstration and examples of wild horse gentling techniques. At 4:30pm, the nighttime musical extravaganza kicks off.

Schedule

Morning

9:00am - Exhibition Space Opens (Located at the Silverland Inn & Suites. Includes food and beverage booths, merchandise, arts & crafts, pony rides, hot air balloon rides, face painting, wild horse viewing, and much, much, more. Remains open until 7:00pm.)

10:00am - Pancake Breakfast (Located at the Silverland Inn & Suites. Open until 12:00pm. Cost is $8.00 per person.)

​10:00am - Virginia & Truckee Railroad train rides (Located in Carson City and Virginia City. Round trip Carson City rides begin at 10:00 and Virginia City short line (35 minute) rides begin at 10:30am. Make your reservations or get more information today!)
Afternoon

12:00pm - Parade down Main Street (Located on "C" Street in Virginia City. Featuring Lance Gilman, Storey County Commissioner, as Grand Marshal, the Northern Nevada Coalition Color Guard, the Mustang Car Club of Reno, the 601 Committee, and including a ride range of parade participants.)

1:30pm - Reno Mustang Car Club Show & Shine (Located on E Street in front of the Silverland Inn & Suites parking lot. Come look at the wide collection of Mustangs, both collectible and new.)

2:00pm - Large Animal Rescue Demonstration

3:00pm - Wild Horse Gentling Techniques

4:00pm - Wild Horse Exhibition

 

Evening

4:30pm - Opening ceremonies. (Located at the Silverland Inn & Suites. The evening, hosted by local personalities Eddie Floyd and Wild Willy, kicks off with a Native American percussion demonstration and a performance by the Dayton Area Elementary School Choir.)

5:00pm - Charity Concert. (Located at the Silverland Inn & Suites. Performers include Willis Lamm and the Mountain Outlaw Band, All Hat No Cattle, the Mountain Girls, Lacy J. Dalton and Dale Poune, and David John and the Comstock Cowboys. With general admission tickets starting at $22.00, don't miss out on this once in a lifetime event. Buy your tickets today!)

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