Come celebrate Halloween in Deadwood. Deadweird is a little crazy, a little spooky and a WHOLE lot of fun! Make plans for the 8th annual Monster Ball on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 with a live band, dancing and prizes; and the annual Costume Contest with more than $10,000 in cash and prizes for the best costumes on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Both of these events are FREE, so come in costume or just come to watch – it is quite the sight! Must be 21.

October 30, 2020
7pm – 10pm : The Monster Ball at Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort in the Shelby Room – live music by My Second Rodeo, prizes, dancing, and FUN. Vote for people’s choice at the Monster Ball. Be sure to grab your number as you enter and sign up for the bar tab giveaway! MUST BE 21+ TO PARTICIPATE.

October 31, 2020
6pm – 9pm • COSTUME CONTEST & PARTY – NEW THIS YEAR: Register for the contest at Outlaw Square. Judging in the Silverado & Franklin. All participants must register prior to judging. Music and Dancing from 6pm – 10pm at Outlaw Square. Winners are announced at 9:30pm on the Outlaw Square stage. $10,000 in Cash & Prizes! MUST BE 21 TO PARTICIPATE.

Open container pending City Commission approval. Friday: 5-10 p.m. & Saturday Noon to 10 p.m. • Must be in designated areas. Must use official cups only. 

Deadweird Street Closure: TBD


Energizer Bunny Deadweird

1st Overall: “Energizer Bunny” by Shelly B from Central City, SD.

Making Miss Universe Great Again Deadweird

2nd Overall: “Making Miss Universe Great Again” by Steve S, Terry S, Pam G, Ann S, Wendy S, Shanna S from Chamberlain, SDSilent Hill Deadweird
3rd Overall: “Silent Hill – Nurse & Pyramid Head” by Eric & Kate H from Rapid City, SDMayan Hunters Deadweird
1st Place Group: “Mayan Hunters” by Melissa C, Kevin C, Brianna C from Keystone, SDThe Price Is Right Deadweird
2nd Place Groups: “The Price is Right” by Steph M, Michael M, Sarah A, Brennen A from Rapid City, SDThe Dark Crystal Deadweird
3rd Place Group: “The Dark Crystal – Kira, Mother Aughra, Chamberlin” by Kelli S, Mikey S, Wynter S from Blackhawk, SD I Need My Personal Space Deadwerid
Most Creative: “I Need My Personal ‘Space’” by Michael DowdingHappy Family or Shady Bunch Deadweird
Best Couple: “Happy Family or Shady Bunch” by Jen & Steve from Bismarck, NDTimeline Marshall Deadweird
Best Theme: “Timeline Marshall” by Thomas H from North Platte, NEColonel Sander's Last Chicken Dinner Deadweird
Funniest: “Colonel Sander’s Last Chicken Dinner” by Johnnie S, Michelle C, Kelley S, Daryl H, Max B, Marlene B, Cindy H, Al C from Sioux Falls, SDThe Boogie Man Deadweird
Creepiest: “The Boogie Man” by Landon CMr Clean Deadweird
Sexiest: “Mr. Clean” by Chris Rogers from Spearfish, SDEVENT IMAGES

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