Come celebrate Halloween in Deadwood. Deadweird is a little crazy, a little spooky and a WHOLE lot of fun! Make plans for the 10th annual Monster Ball on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 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. 29, 2022. Both of these events are FREE, so come in costume or just come to watch – it is quite the sight! Must be 21+

2022 Schedule

Friday, OCTOBER 28
6-10pm • MONSTER BALL: Live music by TBD, People’s Choice Costume Contest, Dancing & FUN – all at TBD! Winners will be announced at 9:30pm. MUST BE 21+ TO PARTICIPATE!

3-5pm • TRUNK OR TREAT: Enjoy family-friendly trick or treating in Deadwood on Saturday, October 29 outdoors at the Days of ’76 Event Complex – All are welcome! Treats from trunks of vehicles will be served from 3 to 5pm.

6-10pm • COSTUME CONTEST & PARTY: Register for the contest at TBD. Judging at TBD from 6-9pm. All participants must register prior to judging. Winners are announced at 9:30pm at TBD. Music & Dancing from 6pm-10pm at TBD. $10,000 In Cash & Prizes! MUST BE 21+ TO PARTICIPATE!

2021 Deadweird Costume Contest Winners: 

1st Place Overall:
Mike D, Rapid City, SD – “Star Wars, AT-ST”

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