Truly the "Best Rodeo. No Bull". The Days of '76 Rodeo has been named the PRCA Small Outdoor Rodeo of the Year four times and was named PRCA Midsize Rodeo of the Year for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and again in 2014. The Days of '76 has also held the title of Badlands Circuit Rodeo of the Year since 2002. The 2015 Days of '76 Rodeo and Parades will be held July 21-25, 2015, with free parades on Historic Main Street Deadwood July 24 & 25.
The AMA Extreme Dirt Track-ATV National Championship Race Serieswill hold their inaugural 2015 races in Deadwood May 15-17. This weekend of festivities includes a Charity ATV Ride, ATV parade and two days of extreme dirt track racing at the Days of ’76 Arena in Deadwood.
DEADWOOD | This mining mecca-turned gambling town has been welcoming visitors for nearly 140 years, including the likes of Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, Teddy Roosevelt and Babe Ruth. But no one — rather, no thing — in recent memory has stirred up as much dust as a bighorn sheep did downtown Thursday afternoon.
The Lodge at Deadwood received five awards in the 2014 "Best of the Black Hills" contest. For the third year in a row, the Lodge at Deadwood received the awards for "Best Casino", "Best Hotel", and "Best Overall Restaurant". The Lodge also received the most votes in the categories of "Best Sports Bar" and "Loosest Slots".
DEADWOOD | You no longer need to book a flight to Atlantic City to have a chance to win millions of dollars. As of Thursday, casinos in New Jersey and Deadwood became part of the industry’s first-ever commercial multi-state wide area progressive slots.
The Lodge at Deadwood has announced the dates for the Rounders Fall Classic Poker Tournament. The annual event take place October 10th through the 13th in Rounders Poker Room, and features a potential prize package of over $50,000.
On October 12, the world of 5K racing will be turned upside down in the first annual Walking Deadwood Zombie Run in Deadwood.