Live Entertainment in Deadwood, South Dakota
When we say we’ve been entertaining guests since 1876, we mean it! When you come to Historic Deadwood you can enjoy Wild West reenactments, live music, free Main Street concerts, dachshund races, DockDog competitions, professional snowmobile racing, rodeos and more!
Ticketed Events and Concerts
Every month of the year you’ll find some kind of major event in Deadwood. Deadwood events feature concerts by national bands, wine and food, rodeo action, parades, costume contests, car shows, amateur and professional competitions and just about everything else you can imagine (we told you anything goes.)
When there’s not an event on Main Street, you’ll find one in one of the bars or casinos or at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Events Center. See today’s rock ‘n roll and country music favorites, as well as music legends and up-and-coming stars. The Deadwood Mountain Grand also hosts a variety of comedy shows throughout the year.
Many Deadwood establishments offer live music, karaoke, live DJs, comedy shows and various forms of nightlife entertainment. Be sure to visit the Bars and Saloon section to see where you might have a little fun. Remember, no judgment and no regrets in Deadwood.
Reenactments & Shows
During the summer months, Deadwood history roams the streets as re-enactors perform free daily shows and shootouts at various locations on Main Street, you can find the full schedule and locations here. In the evening, those reenactors perform the Trial of Jack McCall, a stage play based on the real trial of Wild Bill’s murderer. The Trial’s performance has part of Historic Deadwood’s entertainment lineup since the 1920s, making it one of the longest running stage shows in the nation!