WILD BILL DAYS 2022
Wild Bill Days, June 16-18, 2022
Celebrate the life and times of one of Deadwood’s most famous gunslingers—Wild Bill Hickok at Wild Bill Days. See big name artists and your favorite bands perform live concerts on Main Street all weekend long and Outlaw Square will host a free kick-off concert on Thursday, June 16. The planning and research process for entertainment in 2022 has already begun! We’ll announce the 2022 acts in the next few months. Along with the awesome free concerts, you can also check out the National Dock Dogs Competition, watch (or participate in) a classic car auction, learn the tricks of gold panning and sluicing from Northern Hills Prospectors, right on Main Street! Book Your Room Today! Call 1-800-999-1876 for more information. ** All times are subject to change due to weather or technical issues. Thank you for understanding.
Thursday, June 16, 2022
8:15pm: Wild Bill Days kickoff concert – FREE in Outlaw Square. Headlined by TBD
Friday, June 17, 2022
10a: DockDogs registration & practice — call (330) 241-4975 to register— Main Street in front of the Silverado/Franklin
10am-5pm: Gold Panning and Sluice Demonstrations — Main Street
11am: DockDogs Big Air Competitions begin, will begin every 1.5 hours (11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm) — Main Street in front of the Silverado/Franklin
Noon: History on the Lawn – Bring a lunch and enjoy the Historic Adams House lawn; 12:00 noon; free for members and $5 for non-members. In case of inclement weather, the lecture will be moved to the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC).
Noon-5pm: Classic Car Auction check-in – Event Center at Deadwood Mountain Grand 5pm
5pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
6:15pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
8pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
Saturday, June 18, 2022
9am: 8th annual Wild Bill Days Classic Car Auction – Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center – For more information contact McPherson Auction & Realty, 605-348-1369 or mcphersonauction.com.
10am: DockDogs registration & practice – Main Street in front of the Silverado/Franklin
10am-3pm: Wild Deadwood Reads at The Lodge at Deadwood
10am-5pm: Gold Panning and Sluice Demonstrations — Historic Main Street
11am: DockDogs Big Air Competitions begin, will begin every 1.5 hours (11am, 12:30pm, 2pm) – Main Street in front of the Silverado/Franklin
Noon Trial of Jack McCall — Main Street Stage
1pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
3pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
3:30pm: DockDogs Speed Retrieve Competition (All in one Finals) – Main Street in front of the Silverado/Franklin
4:45pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
5pm: DockDogs Big Air Finals (Pro, Semi-Pro, Contender & Amateur Finals) — Main Street in front of the Silverado/Franklin
6pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
8pm: Main Street Concert: TBD
*All times are subject to change.
Wild Bill Days has something for all tastes and ages – and something for the dogs! National DockDogs Competition will be back for its 14th year! REGISTRATION FOR DOGS IS FULL. Call (330) 241-4975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
This event is FREE to watch and located in front of the Historic Franklin Hotel. Registration and practice at 10am both days. Events include Big Air and Speed Retrieval. Competitions begin every 1.5 hour starting at 11am.
Gold Panning & Sluicing
Main Street – 10am to 5pm, Friday & Saturday, June 18 & 19
Learn to gold pan and sluice on Historic Main Street! Lessons are free. If you’d like to pan “pay dirt” there is a fee.
Wild Bill Days Collector Car & Memorabilia Auction
Saturday, June 18 beginning at 9am
This 8th annual auction is held inside Deadwood Mt. Grand’s event center. McPherson Auction is planning to sell nearly 75 high quality and unique classic cars and memorabilia! Do you have a car you’d like to list? Contact McPherson Auction & Realty at 605-348-1369. Classic Car Auction check-in is from noon to 5pm on Friday in Deadwood Mountain Grand’s event center.
Wild Deadwood Reads
Love to read?
Come to the 5th annual Wild Deadwood Reads book fair at the The Lodge at Deadwood on June 18th from 10 am to 3 pm! In attendance will be more than 70 authors from all over the country, including bestselling and award-winning authors of every genre—romance, historical, Christian, children’s, mystery, thrillers, Western, non-fiction and more. You will be able to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Our MC, actor and cover model Michael Foster, will oversee the show. Michael has been featured in many movies and television shows including Walking Dead, Lethal Weapon, and the upcoming theatrical release, Wolf Hound.
Be sure to visit our website, https://wilddeadwoodreads.com/, for a complete list of all the authors that will be at Wild Deadwood Reads.
There will be numerous giveaways and prizes.
Tickets for some amazing raffle baskets to benefit the Shiloh Horse Rescue of Deadwood will be available for purchase at the event.
Admittance is FREE so bring the whole family and find your new favorite books and authors.