Local Area EventsListing Calendar
August Events August 2-10, 2014 - Sturgis Motorcycle
The rumble of motorcycle resonates through South Dakota's fabled Black Hills. Bikers come from around the world for the granddaddy of all get-togethers-the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. A week long celebration features national motorcycle races, motorcycle shows, bike tours and sidewalk vendors. Admission if free and this event is handicap accessible. Contact: City of Sturgis Rally Dept., Lisa Weyer, 2030 Main Street, Sturgis, SD 57785. Phone: 605-720-0800.
August 21-24 - Deadwood Kool Deadwood Nites
Two free concerts, a show-n-shine, cruise of champions, poker run and more. Admission: for cars entered in competition. This event is handicap accessible. Contact: Deadwood Chamber and Visitors Bureau, 735 Main Street, Deadwood, SD 57732. E-mail: email@example.com. Phone: 800-999-1876.
September 6 - Crazy Horse Dual Anniversaries Night Blast
This is a night blast (weather permitting) on Crazy Horse Memorial, observing the anniversaries of the 1877 death of Crazy Horse and the 1908 birth of sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski. Admission: Free after 7 p.m. Handicap accessible. Contact: Crazy Horse Memorial, Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 605-673-4681.
September 25-27 - Deadwood Black Hills Jeep Jamboree
This is a family-oriented, four-wheel-drive outing that is probably unlike anything you have ever experienced. Jamborees are designed for all levels of expertise, from raw beginners to seasoned veterans, so they are fun for everyone. Jamborees are also designed for stock Jeep vehicles just like yours. For two full days, you and your family will venture to places you would never see from the highway. You will follow unpaved trails and learn how to properly use your Jeep vehicle in challenging off highway situations. And perhaps best of all, you will make new friends who will help you along the way. Admission: $250 adults, $75-$125 children. This event is handicap accessible. Contact: Jeep Jamboree USA, PO Box 1601, Deadwood, SD 57732. E-mail: email@example.com. Phone: 530-333-4777.
Sept 26 - Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival
Join the crowd and enjoy entertainment, demonstrations and more. Artisans and craftsmen from throughout the midwest exhibit and sell their wares ranging from South Dakota made products to western and Native American art. This event is held at the beautiful surroundings of Custer State Park in the Black Hills. Festival leads up to the Annual Buffalo Roundup. State park entrance license required. Contact: Custer State Park, Craig Pugsley, HC 83 Box 70, Custer, SD 57730. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 605-255-4515.
September 26 - Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup
Watch as cowboys, cowgirls and park crews saddle up and roundup Custer State Park's 1,500 head of buffalo. After the roundup, park staff sort, brand and vaccinate the animals for the November buffalo sale. This is one of the nation's largest buffalo roundups. Admission is free and this event is handicap accessible. Contact: Custer State Park, Craig Pugsley, HC 83 Box 70, Custer, SD 57730. E-mail: email@example.com. Phone: 605-255-4515.
October 3 - 5 - Deadwood Oktoberfest
Join us as we celebrate Oktoberfest, "Deadwood Style". We'll have live German music, free food, dancing and the now famous Weiner Dog Races. Bring the family and join us for all the great activities. Admission is free and this event is handicap accessible. Contact: Deadwood Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, 735 Main Street, Deadwood, SD 57732. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 800-999-1876.