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Don't Miss These Upcoming Events

 

Days of '76 Rodeo
Monday - Saturday, July 25 - 30, 2022
This is the centennial year for The Days of '76 Rodeo, a local jewel that is nationally recognized, a fan-favorite, and a source of local pride. The rodeo is held over five days in late July, with free parades on Historic Main Street, Deadwood on Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 605.578-1876 or visit daysof76.com.

 

 

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Friday - Sunday, August 5 - 14, 2022
The small Northern Hills town of Sturgis will expand exponentially as it welcomes 500,000+ motorcycle enthusiasts for its 82nd rally. Established in the 1930s, it's a 10-day party and festival like no other with, naturally, gleaming "iron horses" taking center stage. Many of these exotic machines are simply works of art and not to be missed! Whether you are a proud bike owner or not, you'll enjoy the sights and sounds: races, shopping (including over temporary 800 vendors), world-class entertainment, and very colorful people. B.Y.O.L. (Bring Your Own Leather)! For more information, visit sturgismotorcyclerally.com.

 

 

Central States Fair & Rodeo
Friday - Sunday, August 19 - 28, 2022
Are you hankerin' for a little Midwest fun and excitement? This is the biggest South Dakota fair west of the Missouri River and it takes place in Rapid City at the Central States Fairgrounds. You can spend your day sampling delicious food and checking out carnival rides and exhibits for all ages before capping off each night with a demolition derby, rodeo, or concerts by great country music acts. The fair also features children's entertainment, regional music, a magic show, and pig wrestling. For more information, call 605.355.3861 or visit centralstatesfair.com.

 

 

Hill City Wine, Brew & BBQ
Friday & Saturday, August 26 & 27, 2022
What started out as a small event by local enthusiasts has now grown into an event that attracts some of the best competitive BBQ teams in the country. Their passion for ultimate recognition amongst their peers will have you licking your chops and, yes, your fingers! It all takes place on Elm Street in downtown Hill City. For more information, visit hillcitywinebrewandbbq.com.

 

 

Hill City Area Quilt Show & Sale
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 9, 10 & 11, 2022
Check out the local quilting talent at this popular show offering a featured artist, special events, prizes, demonstrations, a vendor mall, youth fiber arts activity, and more than 200 unique quilts that each have a story to tell. This is your opportunity to view over 200 quilts that are located on along Main Street and continued at the Hill City School Gyms. For more information, visit hillcityarts.org.

 

 

25th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 16, 17, & 18, 2022
Over a three-day span bicyclists will be complete the length of the Mickelson Trail. The ride begins in Edgemont, in the Southern Hills and travels the same historic path as General George A. Custer, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and Potato Creek Johnny to a finish in the Northern Hills at the Deadwood Trailhead. For more information, call 605.223.7660 or visit gfp.sd.gov/events.

 

 

57th Annual Buffalo Roundup & Arts Festival
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 29, 30 & October 1, 2022
This exciting three-day event in Custer State Park begins with lots of festivities featuring food, entertainment, and art booths on the grounds surrounding the State Game Lodge. But, a true highlight is the annual buffalo roundup on Friday. Thrill to sound of thousands of hooves thundering over and through the hills as cowboys and cowgirls bring in the herd. It is a not-to-be missed experience! For more information, visit travelsouthdakota.com and search: Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup.

 

 

Crazy Horse Fall Volksmarch
Sunday, October 2, 2022
This autumn hike is held the same weekend as the Custer State Park Buffalo Round-Up. It affords the public a second chance this year to walk up the world’s largest mountain carving in progress. For more information, call 605.673.4681.

 

 

Black Hills Powwow or He Sapa Wacipi
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 7, 8, & 9, 2022
Experience the proud heritage of Native American dancers & drum groups as Lakota, Nakota, & Dakota nations gather. Enjoy the grand entrance, drum groups, & dance competitions in this annual three-day event held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. NOTE: last year's event was cancelled due to CoVid-19 so be sure to look for updates on this year's event by visiting blackhillspowwow.com.

 

 

Run Crazy Horse Full & Half Marathon
Sunday, October 9, 2022
Run Crazy Horse Marathon will follow a course from Crazy Horse Memorial to an exciting finish on Main Street, Hill City. There are also two additional events: a half marathon and a 5-person relay. For more information, visit runcrazyhorse.com.

 

 

10th Annual Girlfriends' Weekend
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 4, 5, & 6, 2022
Hill City is host to an annual three-day weekend event dedicated to helping women rejuvenate their minds, bodies, and spirits! Showcasing Hill City's finest clothing, accessories, art, talent, and spirits all wrapped up into, yes, one weekend. The merriment continues each day with nearly every store in town catering to the joys of being women celebrating shopping, dining, fun, and friendships! Cheers to that!

 

 

Dickens Festival & Olde Tyme Christmas Parade
Friday, November 25, 2022
Festivities begin with holiday sales and free refreshments throughout the Hill City's Main Street businesses. At 5:00 pm enjoy music, the offical lighting of the town Christmas tree, and roasted chestnuts in front of the historic Alpine Inn. And at 6:00 pm, an illuminated parade will add sparkle up and down Main Street ending with a visit from Santa Claus who, in the European tradition, will be dispensing bright red apples at the Olde World Plaza. For more information, call 605.574.2368.

 

 

Olde Tyme Christmas & Holiday Festivities in Hill City
Saturday, November 26 through Saturday, December 24, 2022
Our little mountain town is positively magical at Christmastime! Main Street is bright with holiday lights, the hot chocolate at Turtle Town is warm and inviting, and the massive Christmas tree outside the Old World Alpine Inn is breathtaking! Catch a ride on one of the special Holiday Expresses departing from the 1880 Train depot for an opportunity to meet Santa at the North Pole. And his elves will not disappoint, providing hot chocolate and cookies along the route. Enjoy an enchanting drive through the Lane of Lights. Don't miss these and many other happenings throughout the holiday season in enchanting Hill City! For more information, call 605.574.2368.

 

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