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Trial of Jack McCall – Masonic Temple


Deadwood’s Historic Main Street
Free Shows and The Trial of Jack McCall!

June 22 – September 26, 2020
Monday – Saturday

1:45 p.m. – “Old West Tales” – Oyster Bay
2:00 p.m. – SHOOTOUT! – The Strange Tale of David Lunt – In front of the Celebrity Hotel and Oyster Bay
2:30 p.m. – “Gold, Guns and Grubstake” – (the evolution, history and use of pre-1899 firearms) – at Outlaw Square gazebo
4:00 p.m. – SHOOTOUT! – Showdown on Gold Street  Exciting true history in front of the Buffalo/Bodega & Saloon 10
4:30 p.m. – “Dress for Success” (clothing of old Deadwood) – at Outlaw Square gazebo
5:45 p.m. –  “Old West Tales” – Franklin Hotel
6:00 p.m. – SHOOTOUT! – The Boone May/Prescott Web Altercation – True Deadwood history colorfully comes alive in front of the Silverado & Historic Franklin Hotel (Outlaw Square stage on Thursdays for Deadwood History Family Nights)
7:35 p.m. – The Historic Capture of Jack McCall – in front of the Saloon No. 10
8:00 – LEGENDARY TRIAL OF JACK McCALL – Inside the Masonic Temple – The internationally renowned,  longest running, Old West stage show in the world! This is a family-friendly show where the selected members of the audience participate in the performance serving as jurors in the trial.  The show is held nightly Monday through Saturday with the schedule as outlined below. There is a nominal fee for the show. Tickets can be purchased by using the calendar on the bottom of this page or by calling 1-800-344-8826. $6 Adults, $5 Seniors and $3 Children ages 5-15. Advance “Trial” tickets are highly suggested but usually not a necessity.

*Deadwood Alive Shootout Schedule change for first week of August 2020
With Bike Parking beginning on Main Street on August 2, there is a slight alteration to the schedule for the gunfights. Changes are as follows:
Monday, August 3: Gunfights will take place on the Outlaw Square Stage at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 4: Gunfights will take place in front of the Franklin at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
Wednesday August 5: Gunfights will take place in front of the Franklin at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
Thursday August 6: Gunfights will take place on the Outlaw Square Stage at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.

For more information please contact Andy “Cookie” Mosher at 605-920-0258.


May 23 – September 26, Mondays – Saturdays (No Stagecoach on Sundays)

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Adults $10, Children $5 (ages 3-12). Limited seating.

*During special events some Deadwood Alive Shows and Stagecoach rides are not offered.

Stagecoach Rides pick-up location is on Historic Main Street across the street from the Wild Bill Bar and Oyster Bay
from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (last ride 5:30 PM). Tickets are available at Deadwood information locations and by calling 1-800-344-8826.

MASKS ARE NOW REQUIRED to allow multiple traveling parties to ride together. For those without a mask, disposable masks available for $1 more per rider/ticket or a Deadwood Alive branded bandana for $3 more per rider/ticket.

*Please note – Stagecoach will NOT be operating during the following dates:

  • July 21 – 26, 2020
  • August 2 – 16, 2020
  • August 26 – 30, 2020
  • September 18 – 20, 2020
  • In the instance of extreme weather, stagecoach service will be suspended

The shooting of Wild Bill is held daily inside the Saloon No. 10 at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.

For more information email andy@deadwoodalive.com.


715 Main Street
Deadwood, SD 57732

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