Deadwood will be holding South Dakota’s largest Tailgate Party on Sunday February 5th 2012. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society.
The event kicks off with a banquet at 7pm on February 4th at the Martin-Mason Hotel. Attendees will include SD Governor Dennis Daugaard and former NFL star John Dutton. Tickets cost $25.
The tailgate party then begins at noon. At that time the 24-foot TV will turned on on Main Street. Open container (in the official Deadwood Cups) will also be allowed at noon as well. Bratwurst will be sold for $3 a piece and Integrity Ford will have pickups on dislpaly.
1pm – The Opening ceremony including the Deadwood Cowboy Cheerleaders.
1:15pm – The Chili Cook-off begins at locations throughout town. $5 buys you the tasting bowl
1:30pm – Football Toss Contest – Buffalo Stockade
1:30pm – John Dutton Autograph Session – $10
3:30pm – Awards for Chili Cook-off, Football Toss, Raffle and for best dressed fan.
Visit the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce website for more information.