The Town of Alleghany holds an annual Alleghany Day event where the town folk come out and welcome visitors to the big day event. Gold Miners demonstrate Hardrock drilling with a contest for drilling and ore car loading. The town opens up the Underground Gold Miners Museum where old types of drilling equipment is on display along with "The Whopper" a huge 14 pound rock gold specimen that contains 140 troy ounces of gold. Another favorite spot is Casy's Place with the best burgers around. Visit inside the Tightner Mansion and view some of the old antiques of the early gold mining era. See a gun fight on main street.