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It's Summer in the Black Hills. What Will you do in June 2019?

  • It's Summer in the Black Hills. What Will you do in June 2019?
    It's Summer in the Black Hills. What Will you do in June 2019?
Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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June 21 marks the official start to summer and we've compiled a list for you of "must-dos" in the Black Hills this June. From rodeos to exploring the great outdoors or one of the many great festivals, there are a myriad of activities for you to enjoy this month.

34th Annual Spring Volksmarch
Saturday, June 1, 2019 to Sunday, June 2, 2019

The bi-annual Crazy Horse Volksmarch (an organized hike) is a 10K or 6.2-mile woodlands ramble to the world’s largest mountain carving in progress in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota.

Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Discover absolute Black Hills beauty during the annual Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon, Half Marathon and 5 Person Marathon Relay that starts and finishes in Historic Deadwood.


Deadwood PBR
Friday, June 7, 2019 to Saturday, June 8, 2019

When you think of bull riding many things come to mind but picture this, a 2,000 pound bovine being conquered by a man with no fear. This is part of the tradition of Bull Riding!

Mt. Rushmore Rodeo
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Enjoy this five-part rodeo series on Aug. 8, Aug. 17 and Sept. 1. 


Hulett Rodeo
Saturday, June 8, 2019

72nd Annual Hulett, Wyoming  Rodeo. June 8th & 9th, 2019. Rodeo starts at 1:30 pm each day. Sunday slack at 10 am. Approved NRCA and WRA. Day of rodeo emergency line-(307) 223-6070.

There's More

The fun continues to heat up in the Black Hills and Badlands throughout the month of June. 

2nd Annual Custer Off-Road Rally
Friday, June 7, 2019 to Sunday, June 9, 2019

Pack up your off-road vehicle and enjoy the Southern Hills at the Custer Off Road Rally. Head wodn to Custer with your ATV, UTV, or Dual Sport and take in the hundreds of miles of trails in the Southern Hills. There will be a poker run, vendors, live music, and more.

Gold Rush Gravel Grinder
Saturday, June 8, 2019

The Gold Rush Gravel Grinder is a three-race ride/tour of the Black Hills. It consists mostly gravel roads, but will also include a bit of pavement while riders roll over open prairies.

Black Hills Bluegrass Festival
Friday, June 14, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Black Hills Bluegrass Festival is excited to announce our move to Rush No More RV Resort and Campground located off I-90 Exit 37 near Sturgis. It is just one mile from our previous location.

Center of the Nation All Car Rally
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Join us Father's Day weekend In Belle Fourche for fast cars, good food, and lots of fun!

Black Hills Mountain Fest
Friday, June 21, 2019 to Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Black Hills of South Dakota is home to world-class trail running, mountain biking, rock climbing, fly fishing and outdoor sports of all kinds.

Sculpture in the Hills
Saturday, June 22, 2019 to Sunday, June 23, 2019

Located between two of the world’s largest and most famous sculptures, Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse, Hill City is the logical spot for the Sculpture in the Hills Art Show & Sale. The show is juried, which means that quality for buyers is guaranteed.

Ruth's Night Blast
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The first night blast of the year is June 26. It celebrates the birthday of the late Mrs. Korczak (Ruth) Ziolkowski (1926 - 2014), wife of the late Crazy Horse sculptor.

Sturgis Camaro Rally
Thursday, June 27, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019

Sturgis Camaro Rally is an all generation Camaro event featuring a show & shine, drag racing, auto cross,  poker runs, and much much more!  Camaro owners will get the chance to cruise through the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota with their fellow Camaro owners while celebrating the numbe

Main Street Arts & Crafts Festival
Friday, June 28, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019

Every year during the last weekend in June, artisans and vendors fill Centennial Park in downtown Hot Springs to sell their handcrafted arts and crafts at one of the best arts & crafts festival in the Southern Black Hills.

Jewel Cave 200 Mile Celebration & Reunion
Friday, June 28, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019

Join Jewel Cave National Monument, their non-profit partner Black Hills Parks & Forests Association and the members of Paha Sapa Grotto in celebrating all of the discoveries at Jewel Cave National Monument!

For a full list of events, visit our Events Calendar.


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