This iconic community celebration was originally called Golden Jubilee, which started 1926. It was a two-day community festival celebrating the gold harvest of the mine. It was the most outstanding social event in the entire 50 years Since mining started in 1876. To present day, It has manifested into Gold Camp Jubilee Days, a four day 4th of July celebration featuring the largest firework display in South Dakota! Gold Camp Jubilee is the must-see event for the holiday and summer!

SUNDAY, JULY 1
9 am – 4 pm – 13th Annual Mile High Show & Shine
12 – 4 pm – Beer Tent and Vendors
12 pm – 4 pm – Live Music from Straight Shooter

MONDAY, JULY 2
4 pm – 10 pm Beer Tent and Vendors
5 pm – 8 pm Live Music from Barefoot Jam
8 pm – 10 pm Party at Aspire Boutique with DJ, Luke Gaddy

TUESDAY, JULY 3
9 am to 10 pm – Beer Tent and Vendors
12 pm – 4 pm Live Music with Marlin Maynard
3 pm to 8 pm – Kidz Zone hosted by Boys and Girls Club | Featuring Bouncy Castles – Face Painting – Crafts – Games – Hands-On Educational Exhibits – and More!
5 pm – Chamber Mixer with co-host Vast Broadband | The Historic Homestake Opera House
5 pm – Handley Recreation Center Volleyball Tournament|$10 per player, Call (605) 580-5535 or email info@handleycenter.com to sign up                                               6:30 pm – Annual Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament | Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center | Register by calling Gloria at 605.591.9755
6 pm – 10 pm Live Music with Camp Comfort

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4
7 am – Pancake Feed at BH Rod and Gun Club
8 am – Homestake Trail Run 5k hosted by Northern Hills Recreation Association 
5 pm – Handley Recreation Center Volleyball Tournament|$10 per player, Call (605) 580-5535 or email info@handleycenter.com to sign up                                             9 am – Horseshoe Tournament at BH Rod and Gun Club
9 am – 10 pm – Kidz Zone | Featuring Bouncy Castles – Face Painting – Crafts – Games -Hands-On Educational Exhibits – and More!
9 am – 10 pm – Beer Tent and Vendors
10 am – 12 pm – Live Music with Pegie Douglas
10:55 am – Flag Raising Ceremony by VFW Post 5969
11 am – B-1 Bomber Flyover
12 pm – 3 pm – Live Music from High Rise
3 pm – Parade in Deadwood
4:30 pm – Parade in Lead
6:30 pm – Fireworks for the Future | Lotus Up Espresso & Deli
7 pm – Lead Area Chamber of Commerce VIP Party | Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center Observance Desk | Call 605-584-1100 or email jessica@leadmethere.org for the Best View of the Fireworks!
8 pm – 9 pm – Northern Hills Community Band
Dusk FIREWORKS over the Open Cut!!

Join us for the largest fireworks show in the Black Hills over the impressive Open Cut. Experience the Lead and Deadwood communities coming together for their annual parade. Enjoy vendors, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and the small town charm of historic Main Street!

Partner with the Lead Area Chamber of Commerce for Lead’s largest event of the year. Lead Area Gold Camp Jubilee is an annual event that brings in hundreds of people each year. The event was built upon our community’s core values and unique history with the goal of bringing the community together to celebrate our past, present and future. All sponsorship’s are customizable to fit your unique marketing needs. Let us know how we can help you reach new audiences + stretch your marketing dollars even further! Please reach our to our friendly staff at Jessica@leadmethere.org or call us at 605-584-1100.

Gold Camp Jubilee Sponsorship Form 

We are seeking craft, retail, nonprofit, and food vendors for our exciting and well-attended summer events in Lead. If you are interested in reserving a space during Lead Mountain Nights or Gold Camp Jubilee Days please view the application below.

2018 Vendor Event Application

Gather your crew and get to building! Our Lead-Deadwood Community Parade begins in Lead this year. Get your business or organization noticed with this FREE ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY!

Parade Form

Photo courtesy ©Dennes Barrett

 

 

Fireworks Open Cut