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October 27-28, 2017

Make plans for the 5th annual Monster Ball on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 with a live band, dancing and prizes; and the annual Costume Contest with more than $8,000 in cash and prizes for the best costumes on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Both of these events are FREE, so come in costume or just come to watch - it is quite the sight! Must be 21 to participate. 

2017 Schedule of Events - TBD

October 28, 2016

7pm - 10pm : The Monster Ball at Deadwood Mountain Grand - live music with Loaded Dice, prizes, dancing and FUN

October 29, 2016

6pm - 9pm: Costume Contest, with the winners being announced at 9:30 p.m. Music and dancing will take place during this time as well. This year's event will be held at the Silverado-Frankling gaming complex! 

Also take in some of the spirited tours, offering a view of some of Deadwood’s darker stories told in the beautifully-restored Adams House Victorian mansion. These spooky Halloween tours are offered at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 and 9:00pm throughout October. Call (605) 578.3724 for reservations and book your room now.

2016 Costume Contest Winners:
Best Overall:

1st Place – Tiki Idol – Jedidiah Johnson

2nd Place – Scary Clowns – Bob & Melissa Hood

3rd Place – 16’ Frankenstein Alice Cooper – Brian Evans

Best Group Winners:
1st Place – Twisted Oz – Michelle Cooper (Leader)

2nd Place – Trophies – Michael Magbuhat (Leader)

3rd Place – Alfred Hitchcock Movies – James Whittaker (Leader)

Best Couple – Dam Beavers – Stacy Greeley  & Sandy Lander

Sexiest – Siren/Evil Mermaid – Chelsy Bowman

Scariest – Wendigo (Antelope Demon)  Ash Danhide

Funniest – Toy Story – Danielle Harper (Leader)

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