South Dakota October 24, 2017
The One Small Town In South Dakota That Transforms Into A Terrifying Halloween Wonderland
Deadwood, South Dakota is said to have many haunted places, so it only makes sense that it would host the state’s largest Halloween party. Take a look at how this little town transforms for Halloween.
Deadwood is a town with a creepy history. During its mining heyday, violence was common and murder was a weekly occurrence.
Many of the buildings here are said to be haunted. It's the perfect place for a fabulous Halloween celebration.
The entire town dresses up for Deadweird, a Halloween festival held every year since 2006. This year's Deadweird takes place on October 27th and 28th.
Deadweird is a Halloween party that rivals any other.
Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort hosts the Monster Ball on Friday, October 27th. Dress in your finest and enjoy drinks, live music and entertainment.
Head to the Silverado Franklin Hotel and Casino on Saturday, October 28th for the Deadweird Halloween Costume Contest. There's $10,000 in cash and prizes to be won!
Every bar and saloon in town decks itself out for the holiday.
You'll see some cool costumes and hear some great music.
While you're in Deadwood, stop by some of the town's most terrifying haunts, like the Bullock Hotel. It's said to be haunted by its owner, Seth Bullock.
Tour the historic Adams House, haunted by W.E. Adams, his wife, daughter and granddaughter.
Stay overnight at the Historic Fairmont Hotel, if you dare. This hotel was once a brothel and is supposedly haunted by several prostitutes and others who were murdered here.
Many of Deadwood's historic buildings are thought to be haunted. Visit during Halloween for a terrifying holiday.
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