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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Weekend in Deadwood. The best party North of New Orleans!

February 5, 2021 - February 6, 2021

Jambalaya Mardi GrasDon’t miss the best Mardi Gras celebration north of the Bayou! Come to Deadwood, South Dakota for a weekend full of free food, a parade, parties, and live music. Plus, there are special open container zones where you can roam from one Deadwood bar to the next.

All events are FREE! Enjoy Cajun food, drinks and fun, sponsored by the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce! For more info on any Mardi Gras events, call the Deadwood Chamber at 1-800-999-1876. And don’t wait, Book Your Room today! Mardi Gras is one of our most popular parties.

2021 EVENT Schedule

6-8 pm – Deadwood Cajun Feast: Enjoy free Cajun samples (appetizers, soup, entrees and dessert) throughout Deadwood, while supplies last. Participating locations below.

8 pm – Masquerade Party + King & Queen Coronation: Coronation begins and will include live zydeco music from Curley Taylor. Held at the Historic Franklin Hotel.

2-4pm – Cajun Food Cook-Off: Taste some of the finest Cajun foods in the region at this free cook-off competition. Free food samplings while supplies last. Participating locations below.

7 pm – Deadwood’s Annual Mardi Gras Parade: Get a spot on Main Street and collect your share of over 100,000 sets of beads thrown during the parade.

9pm – Live music from Curley Taylor and after-party at Historic Franklin Hotel. Dance the night away to authentic, live music!

Enter a float in the parade, it’s FREE! – Call the Chamber at (605) 578-1876

Deadwood’s Cajun Feast, Friday, February 5:

Participating Locations TBD


Cajun Cook-Off, Saturday, February 6:

Participating Locations TBD


Ticket Information

Ticket Information: No tickets - FREE event!

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