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Kool Deadwood Nites



Late August is the perfect time of year to visit Deadwood.  The days are usually still warm, but the nights cool off.  And, Kool Deadwood Nites are held the end of August each year.


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What is Kool Deadwood Nites?

It is a celebration of classic cars and music.  Free concerts featuring music from the 50’s and 60’s.  Great weather and lots of fun in Historic Deadwood.

2016 August 25th through the 28th

Free Concerts by The Sweet and Gary Lewis & The Playboys

click here for the full schedule

2015 Kool Deadwood Nites: August 20th thru the 23rd

Free Concerts by Fifth Dimension and Fruitgum Company

2014 Kool Deadwood Nites: August 21st through August 24th

Free Main Street Concerts by The Kid & Nic Show, DD and the Fayroh’s, Starship with Mickey Thomas and Gary Puckett and Union Gap

2013 Kool Deadwood Nights: August 22rd through August 25th

Kool Deadwood Nites 2013: August 22nd through the 25th

Free Concerts by Paul Revere & The Raiders Friday August 23rd.  And, The Buckinghams on Saturday August 24th.

Visit the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce for the full Schedule


Kool Deadwood Nites Schedule


Car Registration at Deadwood Gulch Convention Center

People’s Choice Award Voting at the information Center Parking lot (the historic train depot across from the Silverado)

Sock Hop with DJ – Information Center Parking lot – results of peoples choice announced at 9pm


Car Registration at Deadwood Gulch Convention Center

Deadwood Rod Run – an escorted tour through the Black Hills.

Classic Collector Auction Vehicle Check-in – Open cut parking lot in Lead SD.

Owners only BBQ – Deadwood Gulch Convention Center

Free Main Street Concerts Begin


Classic Car Competition – Days of 76 Rodeo grounds

Classic Collector Care Auction – Open Cut Parking Lot in Lead

Various Poker Runs throughout the Black Hills

Classic Collector Car Auction Vehicle Check-in (for the Sunday Auction) – Deadwood Gulch Resort

– poker runs awards at Tin Lizzie.

Free Main Street Concerts Begin

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Parade Line-up Begins at the Days of 76 Rodeo Grounds

Parade begins with Main Street show and shine following the parade.

Classic Collector Car Auction at Deadwood Gulch convention Center

Awards at the Information center parking lots.


More Kool Deadwood Nites Information


Visit the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce for more information

Visit McPherson Auctions for more information about the classic auctions