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Dazzling November Events in the Black Hills and Badlands

  • Dazzling November Events in the Black Hills and Badlands
Monday, November 9, 2020
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From full turkey dinners and warm, fragrant pies fresh from the oven to holiday season preparations stocked with gifts, garlands and snowflakes, there's a lot to enjoy about November. November in the Black Hills means Ponderosa Pines draped in delicate blankets of snow, festivals abound and strings of lights popping up everywhere. The weather's as cold as ever this fall, but the Black Hills and Badlands have the events that are guaranteed to warm you with seasonal cheer!

Deadwood Forks, Corks & Kegs
Friday, April 9, 2021 to Saturday, April 10, 2021

If you love fine food, wine and distinctive brews, don’t miss the 8th annual Forks Corks & Kegs: Food, Wine and Beer Festival, April 9 & 10, 2021 in Historic Deadwood.

Free Entrance Day in the National Parks
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2021, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2021:

November 11: Veterans Day

Deadwood's Big Whiskey
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Big Whiskey participants can expect to select from more than 30 different Whiskeys including Rye, Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, Japanese & Canadian at several different locations during the Big Whiskey Festival.


Holiday Parades and Festivals

Lights, parades, fireworks and magical rides on the 1880 train! The Black Hills and Badlands is ready to help you get into the spirit of the season with sparkling lights, hot chocolate and visits from Santa as November comes to an end.   


Holiday Celebration & Winter Market
Saturday, November 27, 2021

Help us usher in the holiday season with a festive celebration, including ice skating, tree lighting, Santa Claus' arrival, musical performances to delight young and old alike and more.

There's a lot to be thankful for, so snuggle up with a mug of hot cider and take in the seasonal cheer this November in the Black Hills and Badlands.

For a full line up of festivals and events in the Black Hills and Badlands, visit our Events Calendar.

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