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September 2019


September 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019
Palmer Gulch, 12620 SD-244
Hill City, SD 57745
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Practice up your polka moves! The annual Black Hills Polkapalooza at Palmer Gulch is back for another two-day festival of fun, food and dancing, Sept. 6-7, 2019 Great German food Refreshing beverages Toe-tapping music Great dancing on display Only $5 admission per person, per night Hosted by the Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch, home to Mount Rushmore KOA and Mount Rushmore Lodge, Polkapalooza is a summertime favorite for traveler and locals alike. At only $5 per person per night…

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Hill City Quilt Show

September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - September 8, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Hill City Middle School, 488 E Main Street
Hill City, SD 57745
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The Hill City Arts Council is proud to bring this long-standing showcase of fabric arts to our community. The Hill City Quilt Show & Sale offers a featured artist, special events, prizes, demonstrations, a vendor mall, youth educational activity, and more than 250 unique quilts that each have a story to tell. Visitors also have a chance to give back to the community by lending their sewing skills to the Pillowcase Roundup or buying a quilt from a local artist.The…

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26th Annual Buffalo Roundup & Arts Festival

September 26, 2019 - September 28, 2019
Custer State Park, 13329 US HWY 16A
Custer, SD United States
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Enjoy three days of continuous entertainment along with numerous arts and crafts booths near the State Game Lodge on Hwy 16A. Visit with artisans and crafters, hear cowboy poets spin tall tales, share the beauty of Native American dancers, and have a foot stompin’ good time with some of the area’s top musicians. Be on the lookout for trick shooters or kick up your heels with cloggers and square dancers. If you build up an appetite, you’ll find plenty of…

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Oktoberfest Express | 1880 Train

September 28, 2019
1880 Train, 222 Railroad Ave.
Hill City, SD United States
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September 28: Oktoberfest Express, 1880 Train, Hill City Celebrate Oktoberfest on board the 1880 Train! Wilkommen to our German inspired event that brings together our favorite German foods, tasty seasonal beer and of course live polka music! When you combine all of this together with a scenic steam train ride through the Black Hills, you have the perfect outing for a group of friends, family and more. Purchase your tickets now!

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October 2019

Wild West Songwriters Festival

October 10, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Deadwood Deadwood, SD United States + Google Map

Twenty of the top songwriters and artists come to Deadwood to share their music and their stories. The Wild West Songwriters festival features free informal performances (called writer’s rounds) during the day at various locations in Deadwood. In the evening, attend ticketed concerts. The 2019 schedule will be coming soon! If you plan on attending the Wild West Songwriters Festival, book your room today! Check out wildwestsongwriters.com for more information on the artists coming to town.  

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November 2019

Girlfriends’ Weekend

November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Hill City's 7th Annual Girlfriends' Weekend is just around the corner. Starting when the stores open on Nov. 1st-3rd,2019  nearly every store in town will cater to the ladies and help you REJUVENATE! Come on up...rejuvenate your mind, your body, your spirit! Join us Friday evening for the annual Girlfriends' Weekend Fashion Show at the new Firehouse Smokejumper Station on Highway 385 just 2 miles north of Hill City. Get there early to grab a seat and enjoy a wine or brew…

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Hill City Olde Tyme Christmas Parade

November 29, 2019

A family-friendly event that welcomes Christmas with a parade, Christmas tree lighting, roasted chestnuts, hot cider and cookies, and special guests and events throughout the town’s shops, attractions and train museum.  An old-fashioned small-town lighted parade kicks off at 6p sharp.  Santa visits with children and hands out apples at the SD State Railroad Museum following the parade.  A wonderful tradition to enjoy with your family!

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January 2020


January 31 @ 6:00 PM - February 2 @ 10:00 PM

Lead Winterfest 2020 Add some sparkle to your mid winter by joining the locals for their annual snow festival. Winterfest celebrates all things winter on and off the mountain. Jam packed with events and activities for all ages, it'll be more fun than you can handle.

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February 2020

Tour de Chocolate 2020

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Do you want to treat your Valentine to a day of indulgence? Grab your special someone and head to Hill City for the 8th annual Tour De Chocolate on Saturday February 8th from 10am to 6pm. Each participating merchant will be giving away a unique chocolate treat for you to enjoy while you shop amazing in-store specials. No matter what your Valentines pleasure, with over 25 participating merchants, you can be sure to find that perfect something while strolling the…

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March 2020

St. Patrick’s Day – Deadwood History

March 13 - March 14
Deadwood Deadwood, SD United States + Google Map

Celebrate St. Paddy’s in the Wild West with a pub crawl, the Leprechaun Olympics, a parade and music. Don’t miss it! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: On Friday, March 13, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem mandated that all schools are to be closed and sporting events will be postponed and cancelled for the immediate future. Because of these recent announcements, the Deadwood’s St. Paddy’s Leprechaun Olympics games scheduled for today and the St. Paddy’s Parade…

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