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Deadweird - It’s how Deadwood does Halloween

October 30, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Come celebrate Halloween in Deadwood. Deadweird is a little crazy, a little spooky and a WHOLE lot of fun! Make plans for the 8th annual Monster Ball on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 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. 31, 2020. Both of these events are FREE, so come in costume or just come to watch – it is quite the sight! Must be 21.

October 30, 2020
7pm – 10pm : The Monster Ball at TBD – live music, prizes, dancing, and FUN. Vote for people’s choice at the Monster Ball. Be sure to grab your number as you enter and sign up for the bar tab giveaway!

October 31, 2020
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. 2020 location TBD.

Open container pending City Commission approval. 

Deadweird Street Closure: TBD

2019 Costume Contest Winners:

Energizer Bunny Deadweird
1st Overall: “Energizer Bunny” by Shelly B from Central City, SD.
Making Miss Universe Great Again Deadweird
2nd Overall: “Making Miss Universe Great Again” by Steve S, Terry S, Pam G, Ann S, Wendy S, Shanna S from Chamberlain, SD
Silent Hill Deadweird
3rd Overall: “Silent Hill – Nurse & Pyramid Head” by Eric & Kate H from Rapid City, SD
Mayan Hunters Deadweird
1st Place Group: “Mayan Hunters” by Melissa C, Kevin C, Brianna C from Keystone, SD
The Price Is Right Deadweird
2nd Place Groups: “The Price is Right” by Steph M, Michael M, Sarah A, Brennen A from Rapid City, SD
The Dark Crystal Deadweird
3rd Place Group: “The Dark Crystal – Kira, Mother Aughra, Chamberlin” by Kelli S, Mikey S, Wynter S from Blackhawk, SD 
I Need My Personal Space Deadwerid
Most Creative: “I Need My Personal ‘Space'” by Michael Dowding
Happy Family or Shady Bunch Deadweird
Best Couple: “Happy Family or Shady Bunch” by Jen & Steve from Bismarck, ND
Timeline Marshall Deadweird
Best Theme: “Timeline Marshall” by Thomas H from North Platte, NE
Colonel Sander's Last Chicken Dinner Deadweird
Funniest: “Colonel Sander’s Last Chicken Dinner” by Johnnie S, Michelle C, Kelley S, Daryl H, Max B, Marlene B, Cindy H, Al C from Sioux Falls, SD
The Boogie Man Deadweird
Creepiest: “The Boogie Man” by Landon C
Mr Clean Deadweird
Sexiest: “Mr. Clean” by Chris Rogers from Spearfish, SD
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