The cars are rolling into town! Here’s a schedule for this weekend’s Kool Deadwood Nites – hope you can make it to take it all in!

Thursday, Aug 26
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Car registration – Deadwood Gulch Convention Center.
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – People’s Choice Award voting – History and Information Center Parking Lot.
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – 3rd Annual Sock Hop with DJ – History and Information Parking Lot (*Must be registered to park in the lot. First come, first serve.)
9 p.m. – Results of People’s Choice (during Sock Hop) – History and Information Center parking lot.
Friday, Aug. 27
9 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Car registration – Deadwood Gulch Convention Center
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Deadwood Rod Run – Escorted tour through beautiful Spearfish Canyon.
Noon – 7 p.m. – Owners-only BBQ – Deadwood Gulch Convention Center
Noon to 5 p.m. – Auction vehicle check-in at the Open Cut parking lot in Lead (for Saturday auction vehicles)
5 p.m. – FREE Main Street concerts begin! Featuring The Kid & Nic Show, DD & The Fayrohs and SHA NA NA!
Saturday, Aug. 28
7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Car registration, Deadwood Gulch Convention Center.
9:30 a.m. – Auction begins with memorabilia and artwork at Open Cut parking lot in Lead – (vehicle auction to begin at 10 a.m. and end around 4 p.m.)
8 a.m. – noon – Classic Car Competition/Judging – Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds/Ferguson Field, across from the First Gold Hotel.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Auction vehicle check-in at Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort (for Sunday’s vehicle auction.)10a.m. – 4p.m. – Poker Runs – throughout the Black Hills.
4 p.m. – Poker Run awards party at Tin Lizzie on Main St. in Deadwood
5 p.m. – FREE Main Street Concerts featuring DD & The Fayrohs , Art Poco’s The Rat Pack and THE PLATTERS!
Sunday, Aug. 29
7 a.m. – Parade line-up begins – Rodeo Grounds/Ferguson Field.
9 a.m. – Parade on Main Street begins. Show and Shine – Main Street, immediately following the parade.
9:30 a.m. – Vehicle, memorabilia and artwork auction at Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort
11 a.m. – Awards – Parking lot at the History and Information Center

Additional Kool Deadwood Nites-related Events:

Snap On ‘No Compromise’ Tour at Tin Lizzie
The Snap-On “No Compromise” Tour is coming to Deadwood’s Tin Lizzie for Kool Deadwood Nites, August 27-29. The tour is traveling across the country with products Snap On has to offer, including demos, displays and the newest technology – including two fully-equipped tractor trailers as well as other surprises, like the 1957 Glo-mad and the Snap-on Tool Orange County Chopper, built on the American Chopper television show. Tin Lizzie will also feature, on Aug. 28, Elvis Presley and Neil Diamond tribute shows. Events begin at noon. Go to or call 800-643-4490 for more information.
Four Aces to host Fuzzy Dice during Kool Deadwood Nites
Fuzzy Dice are coming out of retirement and to the Four Aces. The band, with their renditions of hits from the Doo Wop of the 50s, Groovy Tunes of the 60s, high energy of the 70s and a touch of the 80s, will be a crowd pleaser. Fuzzy Dice will perform from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27; from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28; and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29. Call 578-2323 or visit for more info.