Kool Deadwood Nites

28 Years of Classic Cars, Music and Historic Fun

August 24, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Kool Deadwood Nites brings car lovers together for five days full of classic cars, classic music and classic fun. It’s a 50’s and 60’s sock hop – Deadwood style. Enjoy a parade, show and shine and FREE concerts on Main Street featuring the biggest names in rock ‘n roll history.

2022 IS THE 28TH ANNIVERSARY OF KOOL DEADWOOD NITES!

2022 Information

  • Your vehicle must be a ’73 or older to register.
  • Pre-registration packets will be mailed in May 2022. Last year’s registered cars will automatically receive a packet. If you would like to be added to this list, please call 605-578-1876.
  • Registration for 2022 Kool Deadwood Nites will be held throughout the event at the Deadwood’s Welcome Center! 501 Main Street, Deadwood, S.D. 57732.
  • Kool Deadwood Nites registered cars ONLY will have a section of the Lower Main Street parking lot (location of the new Welcome Center, where registration will be held) Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 25-27. Of course, registrants can continue to park throughout the event at the History and Information Center too.
  • There’s also a shuttle being offered for parking again this year, from Akela Spa to Deadwood. This is a free service to all of our guests for Kool Deadwood Nites, and it runs from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
  • Buy or sell at the Kool Deadwood Nites Classic Car and Memorabilia Auction. For more information contact McPherson Auction & Realty at 605-484-1781 or 605-381-1594.
  • The City of Deadwood Police Department asks that you please refrain from doing Burn-Outs during the parade on Sunday.
  • The Main Street Entertainment will feature headliners TBD! PLUS, a Bonus night of live entertainment at Outlaw Square!
  • Keep up to date on all things Deadwood on our Facebook page! You can also call us with any questions at 605-578-1876. Thanks for being part of Kool Deadwood Nites, and we look forward to seeing you in August 2022!

2022 Kool Deadwood Nites Schedule Details

*Schedule is Subject to Change

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24:

  • Noon to 8 p.m:  Car Registration at Deadwood Welcome Center, 501 Main Street
  • FREE concert at Outlaw Square
    • 6 p.m: TBD

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25:

  • 9 a.m. – 8 p.m: Car Registration at Deadwood Welcome Center, 501 Main Street
  • 4 – 9 p.m: People’s Choice Awards & Voting – Live DJ and games from 4 – 6 p.m. at the History and Information Center Parking Lot and portions of Main Street
  • FREE Main Street Concerts
    • 8 p.m: TBD
  • Immediately following the concert: People’s Choice Award Results announced from Main Street Stage

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26:

  • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m: Car Registration at Deadwood Welcome Center, 501 Main Street
  • 10 a.m: Classic Car Auction (Call 605-348-1369 for more info)
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m: 14th Annual Rod Run – Two options (departing from the Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds)
  • FREE Main Street Concerts
    • Acts TBD

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27:

  • 8 a.m. – Noon: Classic Car Competition/Judging at the Days of ’76 Event Complex (Please plan to arrive before 8 a.m.)
  • 10 a.m: Classic Car Auction (Call 605-348-1369 for more info)
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m: Poker Runs throughout the Black Hills
  • 5 p.m: Poker Run Awards Party at TBD on Lower Main Street
  • FREE Main Street Concerts
    • Acts TBD

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28:

  • 7 a.m: Parade Line-up at Ferguson Field/Rodeo Grounds
  • 9 a.m: Parade on Historic Main Street and continuing through Central City and Lead
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m: Show and Shine on Main Street
  • 11 a.m: Awards in the parking lot at the History and Information Center and Outlaw Square
  • *All cars must be off Main Street by 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2022! Thank you!

Thank You Event Sponsors! This amazing event would not be possible without their support!

This Deadwood Chamber & Visitors Bureau Event is sponsored in part by Budweiser, NAPA Auto Parts, MIDCO, Black Hills Energy, Coeur Wharf, KOTA Territory News, McPherson Auction & Realty Kool 101.9, Cadillac Jack’s, Lodge at Deadwood, Deadwood Mountain Grand, Midnight Star, Mystic Hills Hideaway, Saloon 10, Scott Peterson Motors, FrogNDroz, Do Deadwood Properties and the official Kool Deadwood Nites Merchandise at www.kooldeadwoodnitesofficial.com.

 

Retailers who wish to sell official Kool Deadwood Nites merchandise, contact Wayne Morris at (605) 920-1512. Merchandise details can be viewed HERE.

CLICK HERE to purchase official Kool Deadwood Nites merchandise! 

2021 Kool Deadwood Nites Car Show Results!

We apologize for any typos. Please call 605-578-1876 if you notice a mistake. 

2021Winner

BEST OF SHOW

Committee’s Choice
Winner: Derek & Eileen Eisenbeisz, 58 Chevy Yeoman

Sponsor: Deadwood Chamber of Commerce

Chamber’s Choice
Winner: Marv Duryee, 57 Chevy Bel Air

Sponsor: Deadwood Chamber of Commerce

Best Street Rod
Winner: Bryan Corah, 38 Chevy Business Coupe

Sponsor: The Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort

Best Ford
Winner: Rick & Beth Simons, 68 Ford Mustang GT 500 Convertible

Sponsor: Broken Boot Gold Mine

Best General Motors
Winner: Ron & Linda Hilgart, 61 Chevy Corvette

Sponsor: White’s Queen City Motors

Best Truck
Winner: Joel Koskan, 72 Chevy C10

Sponsor: Old Style Saloon No. 10

Best Stock
Winner: Marv Duryee, 57 Chevy Bel Air

Sponsor: Madame Peacock’s Beer & Bling

Best Custom
Winner: Fred & Elaine Hardee, 52 Nash Airflyte Wagon

Sponsor: Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort

Best Interior
Winner: Derek & Eileen Eisenbeisz, 58 Chevy Yeoman

Sponsor: First Gold Gaming Resort

Best Motor
Winner: Mike Klampe, 55 Chevy Bel Air

Sponsor:
Midnight Star, Diamond Lil’s and Jake’s

Show Car Shine
Winner: Dale Allen, 40 Ford Convertible

Sponsor: NAPA Auto Parts

Best Mopar
Winner: Jim Klovas, 70 Plymouth Superbird

Sponsor: Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort

People’s Choice
Winner: Adam Graf 72 Chevy C10 4X4

Sponsor:
McPherson Auctions & Realty

King of the Rod Run
Winner: Chad Kruger, 62 Chevy Nova II
(102.04 Miles per hour)
Drag Strip Sponsor: NAPA Auto Parts

Carsten Cottages Winners
 #1 Mike Denton 69 Dodge Charger
#2 Stan & Deb James 70 Chevy Camaro Z28
#3 Drake Jennings 54 Pontiac Star Chief

Honorable Mention
All sponsored by the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce
Mike Hood, 32 Ford Coupe
Dave Hoffma, 65 Chevy Malibu SS
Goeff Charron, 65 Chevy Malibu SS
Brad Mahle, 67 Pontiac GTO Drove
Jerry Cover, 68 Dodge Charger
Colin Heupel, 29 Pontiac Rat Rod
Bob Gay, 57 Chevy Cameo Pickup
Curt & Sheely, Hussey 57 Packard Clipper Wagon

Ron Meis Memorial Award
Sponsored by the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce
Ron & Terri Allen, 35 Ford 3 Window Coupe

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Tri-Five – Stock
1st Place: Marv Duryee, 57 Chevrolet Bel Air

Sponsor: Dragon Belly Properties

2nd Place: Joe Berger, 55 Chevrolet Bel Air
Sponsor: Quik Signs

3rd Place: Scott Svoboda, 56 Chevy Corvette
Sponsor – Deadwood Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Tri-Five – Modified
1st Place:
Mike Klampe, 55 Chevy BelAir
Sponsor: Mustang Sally’s

2nd Place: John & Patricia David,55 Chevy 150 Sedan
Sponsor:
Vanway

3rd Place: John Bedwell 57 Chevrolet Bel Air 2 Door Post
Sponsor:
Marta’s Deadwood Dog House

Truck Class up to ’73 Inclusive – Modified
1st Place: John Erickson, 58 Chevy Appache

Sponsor: Deadwood’s Outlaw Square

2nd Place: Gordon Noggle, 56 Chevy Truck
Sponsor: HUB International Insurance

3rd Place: Dan Zeimet, 60 Chevy C60 Septic Tank
Sponsor: Twin City Hardware, Lumber, Rental & Office Supply

Truck Class up to ’73 Inclusive – Stock
1st Place: Joel Koskan, 72 Chevy C10
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Sponsor: Deadwood Elks Lodge 508

2nd Place: Duane Hogen, 71 Ford F250
Sponsor: Buffalo-Bodega

3rd Place: Randy Horner, 57 Chevy Cameo Pickup
Sponsor: Berg Jewelry & Gifts

Stock – Pre ’54 and older
1st Place: Milton Morris, 28 Buick Sedan

Sponsor:
ET Sports

2nd Place: Leonard Jennings, 52 Kaiser Manhattan
Sponsor: Fog N Draz Vape Shop

3rd Place: Keith Anderson 48, Plymouth Special Deluxe Coupe
Sponsor: First Deadwood Cottages

Stock – ’55 to ’73 inclusive
1st Place: Ron & Linda Hilgart, 61 Chevy Corvette

Sponsor: Neste Event Marketing

2nd Place: Jim Packard, 55 Ford Customline
Sponsor: Mystic Hills Hideaway

3rd Place: Alex Aragon, 68 Chevy Camaro
Sponsor:
Peterson CPA

Pro-Street – ’73 and Earlier
1st Place: Sherold Schuh, 67 Ford Fairlane

Sponsor: First Interstate Bank

2nd Place: Tim Long, 65 Dodge Cornet
Sponsor: Sponsor-Deadwood Lead Economic Development

3rd Place: Mark BeVier, 66 Chevy II
Sponsor:
Nugget Saloon

Muscle Car ’64 to ’73 Inclusive – Stock
1st Place: Heath Rossin, 70 Chevy Nova SS

Sponsor: Southside Service & Car Wash

2nd Place: John Voegoli, 69 Chevy Camaro RS Z28
Sponsor: Kevin Costner’s Tatanka Story of the Bison & Original Deadwood Tours

3rd Place: Jim Klovas, 70 Plymouth Superbird
Sponsor: Silverado/Franklin Hotel & Gaming Complex

Muscle Car ’64 to ’73 Inclusive – Modified
1st Place: Chris Hughes, 69 Chevy Camaro

Sponsor:
McPherson Auctions & Realty

2nd Place: Rick & Beth Simons, 68 Ford Mustang GT 500 Conv.
Sponsor: Nyes 1880 Suite

3rd PlaceWinner: Jamie Igo 67 Chevy Camaro
Sponsor: Sturgis Mustang Rally

Early ’49 to ’59 Inclusive – Custom
1st Place: Fred & Elaine Hardee, 52 Nash Airflyte Wagon

Sponsor: Lynn’s DakotaMart

2nd Place: Derek & Eileen Eisenbiesz, 58 Chevy Yeoman
Sponsor: Hickok’s Hotel & Casino

3rd Place: Rick Moeller, 51 Chevy Fleetline
Sponsor: Deadwood KOA

Late ’60 to ’73 Inclusive – Custom
1st Place: Brett Watson, 60 Chevy Impala

Sponsor: Deadwood Elks Lodge #508

2nd Place: Ron Axtell, 63 Chevy Impala SS
Sponsor: Pro Steam Carpet & Upholstery

3rd Place: Rick & Beth Simons, 67 Ford Mustang GT 500
Sponsor: Dragon Belly Properties

Street Rod Pre ’49 (’48 and older) Coupe
1st Place: Ron & Terri Allen, 35 Ford 3 Window Coupe

Sponsor: Deadwood’s Outlaw square

2nd Place: Bryan Corah, 38 Chevy Business Coupe
Sponsor: Berg Jewelry & Gift

3rd Place: Rick Williams, 32 Ford 5 Window Coupe
Sponsor: McPherson Auction & Realty

Street Rod Pre ’49 (’48 and older) Sedan
1st Place: John Bodette, 33 Chevy Master Eagle Sedan
Sponsor: Packhorse Liquor

2nd Place: Ken Mollet, 32 Chevy Sedan
Sponsor:
Gunslinger’s Saloon

3rd Place: Bill Adams, 34 Chevy 2 Door Sedan
Sponsor: Sponsor-Dash 4 Cash

Street Rod Pre ’49 (’48 and older) Convertible/Roadster
1st Place: Noel Larson, 32 Dearborne Duece

Sponsor: Deadwood Lead Economic Development

2nd Place: Todd Brown, 32 Ford Roadster
Sponsor: Dash 4 Cash

3rd Place: Dale Allen 40 Ford Super Convertible
Sponsor: First Deadwood Cottages

Street Rod Pre ’49 (’48 and older) Rat Rod
1st Place: Chris Anderson, 30 Ford Model A

Sponsor: Badlands Security

2nd Place: Scott Voegele, 34 Ford Pickup
Sponsor: MS Mail

3rd Place: Perry Bicek, 27 Ford Model T
Sponsor: First Deadwood Souvenirs

 

This event is sponsored in part by

Do Deadwood

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