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Make the Most of February in the Black Hills and Badlands

  • Make the Most of February in the Black Hills and Badlands
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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The Black Hills and Badlands are bursting with fun things to do in February. Check out the top events that will help you make the most of the month.

Deadwood Mardi Gras Weekend
Friday, February 5, 2021 to Saturday, February 6, 2021

Don’t miss the best Mardi Gras celebration north of the Bayou! Come to Deadwood, South Dakota for a weekend full of free food, a parade, parties, and live music. Plus, there are special open container zones where you can roam from one Deadwood bar to the next.

Winter's Fat Classic
Saturday, February 6, 2021

This is a night time Fat Bike race that starts and ends in Deadwood. The race will have a parade that starts across from the visitors center and rolls up downtown Deadwood. Two distances are available, a 24 mile and 15-mile option.

Boots and Beer Festival
Saturday, February 6, 2021

Black Hills Stock Show® is pleased to bring back the Boots and Beer Festival for the 7th year. The event will feature live music and beer tasting of SD Breweries. Doors open at 6PM BUT the Beer Tasting will NOT begin until 7 pm.

Black Hills Sports Show & Outdoor Expo
Friday, February 12, 2021 to Sunday, February 14, 2021

WELCOME to the 39th Annual Black Hills Sports Show and Outdoor Expo- Feb 12-14, 2021
Adults $8, Kids $5, Family Pass $20- Admission is good for all three days. Hours: Fri 12-7, Sat 9-7 and Sun 10-4

George S. Mickelson Trail Snowshoe Hike
Saturday, February 13, 2021

Location: George S. Mickelson Trail -TBD- depends on snow

Learn to snowshoe or come along to enjoy the outdoors. Call to reserve your spot, snowshoes and to find out where we will be meeting. 605-584-3896.

Come join us for a good time snowshoeing.

Tour De Chocolate and Polar Bear Chili Cookoff
Saturday, February 13, 2021

Bring your Valentine to the Heart of the Hills!  Chocolate samplings, chili, gifts and specials galore.

Held on Main Street Hill City.

A perfect opportunity for a day of family-friendly fun to sip-shop-stay in Hill City!

Sundance Winter Festival
Saturday, February 13, 2021

Come stay and play at the Sundance Winter Festival February 13th, 2021.

Join in the extreme fun of ski joring with horses on main street, and much more!

Custer Restaurant Week
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 to Saturday, February 27, 2021

Make sure to join us, and all of the awesome restaurants participating in the 4th Annual Custer Restaurant Week, bringing Custer’s vibrant food scene to life for several days of delicious dining.

15th Annual Nemo 500 Out House Races
Saturday, February 27, 2021

The Nemo Guest Ranch & NAJA Shrine presents the 15th Annual Nemo 500 Out House Race & Chili Cook Off.       

Falls Snowshoe Hike
Saturday, February 27, 2021

Location: Roughlock, Spearfish and Savoy Hike

Your choice of 1 or all 3 trails. Meet at the lower parking area for Roughlock falls to get snowshoes and directions if your new to the area. Call to make reservations for snowshoes and to hold your spot. 605-584-3896

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

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