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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

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Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and St. Patrick's Day Parade

Downtown Virginia City
March 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Often Referred to as the "Testicle Festival!"
The Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry & St. Patrick's Day Parade features marching leprechauns, green attractions, and Rocky Mountain Oysters (yep - beef and sheep testicles).

This is a fun-filled day of unique eating as professional and amateur cooks compete for the most creative and unique dishes utilizing these unique delicacies. More than 20 cooks from around the West serve up tasty testes by grilling, frying or smoking them in delectable concoctions that make you forget what you're really eating.  It's a full-on Irish Testicle Festival with a beer garden, live Irish music, individual and team ball-eating contests, parade and the Leprechaun Bar Crawl. Dress up in your most outlandish St. Patty's Day garb and enjoy the lively atmosphere of Virginia City!  
The event is free to the public, but tasting package are available to purchase for sampling these "delicacies."  For more information, go to the website link below.

Contact Info

Contact: Virginia City Tourism Commission
Visit Web Site
E-Mail: [email protected]
Phone: 775-847-7500


Downtown Virginia City

C Street Virginia City, NV 89440


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