Mardi Gras Weekend in Deadwood. The best party North of New Orleans!
Don’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.
2022 EVENT Schedule
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022
6-8 pm – Deadwood Cajun Feast: Enjoy free Cajun samples (appetizers, soup, entrees and dessert) throughout Deadwood, while supplies last. Participating locations TBD.
8 pm – Masquerade Party + King & Queen Coronation: Coronation begins and will include live music. Location TBD.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022
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 TBD.
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 and after-party, location TBD. Dance the night away to authentic, live music!
Enter a float in the parade, it’s FREE! – Call the Chamber at (605) 578-1876