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Thanksgiving Weekend

in Historic Deadwood

November 23, 2023 - November 26, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving, from Historic Deadwood to You!

We recommend making Thanksgiving dinner reservations ahead of time!

➡ Dining Options

  • The Silverado Grand Buffet is open for a special Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, November 24 from 11am-9pm. CLICK HERE for the menu.
  • First Gold Gaming Resort’s Golden Nugget Buffet is open from 8am – 8pm, serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, ham, yams, and more of your favorite traditional holiday favorites and a breakfast buffet from 8am to Noon with a build your own omelete station, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and more. Includes desserts – Adults $26.95 – Kids 12 and under $12.95 – 3 and under Free.
  • Mavericks Steak & Cocktails in the Gold Dust Casinos is open normal hours from 11am – 9pm on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Thanksgiving Dinner is served from 11am-4pm at the Gem Steakhouse in Mineral Palace. Dinner features turkey, homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry walnut salad, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie for $17.95.
  • Thanksgiving Buffet at Dale’s Restaurant in Deadwood Mountain Grand is served from 11am-4pm – adults $25, kids $14 and kids under 5 are free. CLICK HERE for a menu.
  • Thanksgiving Day, Lizzie Burgers and Paddy O’Neill’s at Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort are both offering a $24 dinner special that will include turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, stuffing, pie and dinner rolls! Starbucks, Snitches and Best Brews are all open Thanksgiving Day. Special giveaway Thanksgiving weekend is the Road to $25K where you could win a progressive jackpot up to $25,000!
  • Cheyenne Crossing is open on Thanksgiving day from 7:30am-4:00pm. Breakfast from 7:30-11:00am and dinner is served from 11:00am-4:00pm featuring roast turkey, pork loin and all the trimmings. Regular menu also available. Regular hours resume on Friday – 7:30am-8:00pm.
  • Oyster Bay Bar & Casino – 9am-11pm – Free Thanksgiving meal featuring ham, turkey, brisket, and crab legs. Bring a dessert if you would like. After party downstairs at Durty Nelly’s with Karaoke.

Outlaw Square Skating Season
For more details, including hours, rates and equipment rentals please visit OutlawSquare.com.

Thursday: Closed so Outlaw Square staff can spend Thanksgiving with their families.
Friday: Skating 12-2, Ice Bumper Cars 2-5, Skating 5-7, Ice Bumper Cars 7-9
Saturday: Skating 12-2, Ice Bumper Cars 2-5, Skating 5-7, Ice Bumper Cars 7-9
Sunday: Skating 12-2, Ice Bumper Cars 2-4, Skating 4-6, Ice Bumper Cars 6-8

➡ Holiday Parking Fees Donated for Good Cause
Free parking for all! Park free in any public paid parking spot in Deadwood, except the Broadway Ramp, for free from November 22 through December 26, 2023. Any revenue received at these spaces as well as from the Broadway Parking Ramp will be earmarked as donation to local non-profit organizations.

Holiday Ho Ho Horseshoes
November 16 through December 30, purchase a unique Deadwood holiday ornament (horseshoe designed by Shiloh Rescue) from participating locations to win great prizes. Each horseshoe has a unique number which could correspond to a winning number at participating locations. All prizes valued at $50+. Purchases include a commemorative postcard featuring a a photograph by Olivia Jacobs. Available while supplies last, with multiple purchases welcome! 

Christmas Tree Permits Now Available, Black Hills National Forest
Black Hills National Forest Christmas tree permits are available for purchase either online at Recreation.govfrom your local Forest Service office or from private vendors throughout the Black Hills – including from the Deadwood Welcome Center (501 Main Street). Details about where to cut your tree and height restrictions may be found at Recreation.gov. Please note, the Deadwood Welcome Center is closed on Thanksgiving day.

To purchase a Christmas Tree permit online, visit Recreation.gov and search for Black Hills National Forest Christmas Tree Permit. It is important to carefully read the overview and need-to-know information prior to purchasing the permit. Visitors will need to set up or login to a Recreation.gov account to complete the transaction. Each permit is $10 for any tree, plus a $2.50 processing fee. Users can purchase up to five permits per account. Online permits are ready to print immediately after purchasing and must be visible as you remove your tree(s) from the Forest.

Additionally, all 4th graders throughout the United States receive a FREE Christmas tree permit, as part of the Every Kid Outdoors Program. If utilizing the online system at Recreation.gov, enter the voucher or pass number when prompted. Call your local Forest Service office for more information on the Every Kid Outdoors Program.

For more information on Christmas Tree permits, contact the Black Hills National Forest Supervisor’s Office at (605) 673-9200.

➡ FREE Deadwood Coupon Books!
Free coupon books at Deadwood info locations (501 Main Street, or 3 Siever Street)

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