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Deadweird - It’s how Deadwood does Halloween

October 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Come celebrate Halloween in Deadwood. Deadweird is a little crazy, a little spooky and a WHOLE lot of fun! Make plans for the 6th annual Monster Ball on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 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. 27, 2018. Both of these events are FREE, so come in costume or just come to watch – it is quite the sight! Must be 21 to participate.

October 26, 2018
7pm – 10pm : The Monster Ball at TBD – live music with Loaded Dice, prizes, dancing and FUN

October 27, 2018
6pm – 9pm: Costume Contest, with the winners being announced at 9:30 p.m. Music and dancing will take place during this time as well. This year’s event will be held at TBD!

Open containers are allowed during this event in designated areas from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, October 26 and noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, pending City Commission approval. 

Deadweird Street Closure: Pending City Commission approval for 2018.

2017 Costume Contest Winners:


Best Overall, 1st Place – The Rainbow Fish-Nemo, Group of 8 from Rapid City, SD, Team Leader-April M.


Best Overall, 2st Place – Guardian of Souls, Larry B. from Central City, SD


Best Overall, 3st Place – Hooked, Patty K. from Whitewood, SD

Deadweird 2017
Group, 1st Place – Mount Rushmore, Group of 4 lead by Darryl M.


Group, 2nd Place – Got Mounted, Group of 7 from Bismarck, ND, lead by Amber T.


Group, 3rd Place – Revolution-Hippies, Group of 10 from Sioux Falls, SD, lead by Michelle C.


Best Couple – Hannibal Lector & Clarice – Kathy and Douglas from Lead, SD


Creepiest – Creature, Shari S. from Gering, NE


Most Creative – Ghostbuster, Aaron B. from Gillette, WY


Best Theme – Tim Curry’s Pennywise, Michael D. from Rapid City, SD


Funniest – Bud Lite Year, Jonna S. from Williston, ND


Sexiest – Xena, Samantha A. from Alzada, MT

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