Archives for the ‘Events’ Category

How to Spend an Extraordinary Easter in the Black Hills How to Spend an Extraordinary Easter in the Black Hills By | Mar 22nd, 2016 | Category: Events So far this month we’ve sprung our clocks forward and welcomed the first day of spring. Now it’s time to celebrate Easter! Whether you plan to watch your kids chase after Easter eggs, smile (or cry) for pictures with the Easter bunny, or fill up on a satisfying Sunday brunch, the Black Hills have you […]
Get a Taste of the Good Life in Sundance Get a Taste of the Good Life in Sundance By | Feb 24th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure Life in Sundance, Wyoming is usually pretty laid-back. It hasn’t always been that way though. Sundance is the real home of the Sundance Kid, as well as a sacred location for American Indians to hold their Sun-dance ceremony. Things used to get quite “western” at times—and during their Annual Winter Festival it still does! This […]
Join in the Fun at the 2016 Winterfest Snowbash in Lead Join in the Fun at the 2016 Winterfest Snowbash in Lead By | Feb 18th, 2016 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure With snowfall averages of over 200 inches per year, Lead, SD is the home of ski resorts Ski Mystic/Deer Mountain and Terry Peak Ski Resort, and miles and miles of snowmobile trails and cross-country skiing. Taking place next weekend, February 25-27, 2016, the historic gold mining community of Lead will throw a three-day party they […]
Want to Win the Most Epic Black Hills Vacation Ever? Want to Win the Most Epic Black Hills Vacation Ever? By | Feb 16th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Events This isn’t something we typically offer up on the Black Hills Travel Blog, but there’s currently a vacation giveaway on Midwest Living for a dream Black Hills experience that could possibly be the most epic Black Hills trip giveaway ever. The giveaway from Midwest Living, South Dakota Tourism, and Black Hills and Badlands Tourism and their partners, […]
How to Celebrate an Epic Valentine’s Day—Black Hills Style How to Celebrate an Epic Valentine’s Day—Black Hills Style By | Feb 13th, 2016 | Category: Dining, Events Did it happen to slip your mind that tomorrow is Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled a list of last-minute ideas for each Black Hills community—and it’s sure to help you find the perfect way to spoil your sweetie, no matter your budget or style. Now get out there and spread […]
Nemo 500 Outhouse Races: The Ultimate Game of Thrones! Nemo 500 Outhouse Races: The Ultimate Game of Thrones! By | Feb 4th, 2016 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure The tiny town of Nemo, located between Rapid City and Deadwood, is hardly more than a speck on the map. But what it lacks in population, it makes up for in good…uh, “clean” fun with their 10th Annual Nemo 500 Outhouse Races & Chili Cook-Off taking place later this month on Saturday, February 27. The […]
Black Hills Stock Show: Highlights to Look for in 2016 Black Hills Stock Show: Highlights to Look for in 2016 By | Jan 27th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events The Black Hills Stock Show has been a South Dakota tradition since 1959. The event, which started as the Black Hills Winter Show, was a livestock show featuring three breeds of cattle shown and sold in an unheated arena at the Central States Fairgrounds.  It’s been 50 years since the winter show changed its name […]
ISOC Deadwood Snocross Showdown|Professional Snowmobile Races ISOC Deadwood Snocross Showdown|Professional Snowmobile Races By | Jan 21st, 2016 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure The greatest show on snow returns to Deadwood this weekend, January 22-23, as the ISOC Amsoil Championship Snocross Series hits the Black Hills for the fourth annual Deadwood Snocross Showdown. More than 150 of the top professional Snocross racers will descend on the historic town’s Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds for a weekend of high-flying, high-speed, […]
4th Annual Bark Beetle Blues 4th Annual Bark Beetle Blues By | Jan 14th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure, Photography While the Black Hills are known for their pristine beauty, many have noticed the negative effects of the mountain pine beetle over the last decade. In an effort to provide awareness, education, and to celebrate the significant improvements in recent years, the community of Custer is coming together this Saturday to host their 4th Annual […]
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