Deadweird - It’s how Deadwood does Halloween
Come celebrate Halloween in Deadwood. Deadweird is a little crazy, a little spooky and a WHOLE lot of fun! Make plans for the 10th annual Monster Ball on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 with a live band, dancing and prizes; and the annual Costume Contest with more than $10,000 in cash and prizes for the best costumes on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Both of these events are FREE, so come in costume or just come to watch – it is quite the sight! Must be 21+
Friday, OCTOBER 28
6-10pm • MONSTER BALL: Live music by TBD, People’s Choice Costume Contest, Dancing & FUN – all at TBD! Winners will be announced at 9:30pm. MUST BE 21+ TO PARTICIPATE!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29
3-5pm • TRUNK OR TREAT: Enjoy family-friendly trick or treating in Deadwood on Saturday, October 29 outdoors at the Days of ’76 Event Complex – All are welcome! Treats from trunks of vehicles will be served from 3 to 5pm.
6-10pm • COSTUME CONTEST & PARTY: Register for the contest at TBD. Judging at TBD from 6-9pm. All participants must register prior to judging. Winners are announced at 9:30pm at TBD. Music & Dancing from 6pm-10pm at TBD. $10,000 In Cash & Prizes! MUST BE 21+ TO PARTICIPATE!
2021 Deadweird Costume Contest Winners:
1st Place Overall:
Mike D, Rapid City, SD – “Star Wars, AT-ST”
2nd Place Overall:
Charmaine M & Steven S, Rapid City, SD – “The Fallen”
3rd Place Overall:
Alisha S, Janet R, Jeff E, Mike D, Custer, SD – “The Weirdest of Oz”
April M, Nancy G, Deb V, Gloria W, May H, Amber C, Keena M, Rapid City, SD – “Russian Nesting Dolls, ‘Babushkas’ “
Lynn M, Kristine V, Joel L – Lead, SD “The Tree Huggers”
Kyle S, Anna S, Terry I, Cheryl I, Dakota G, Britny S, Rapid City, SD – “Savages of Valhalla”
Sabrina & Levi, Sioux Falls, SD – “Avatar”
Tanya C, Caitlan T, Ronald C, Mandan, ND – “Retired Bingo”
Cody B, Black Hawk, SD – “Silent Hill Nurse”
Jamie A, Derek A, Angelica L, Joey H, Cheryl A, Ryan M, Black Hawk, SD – “Christmas Vacation”
Best Homemade Costume:
Dustin D, Rapid City, SD – “Skin Walker – Follow Me Home Can I Keep It”
Hailey D, Laramie, WY – “Jackalope”