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Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show

2255 Fort Hayes Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-8703
+1 605-394-9653
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Enjoyable evening

We enjoyed the show, very well done and family oriented. Music was very good and diverse. The food... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alison P
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Good Breakfast

We went here for breakfast. All you can eat pancakes got 99 cents. Very good pancakes. If you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marietta, Minnesota
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**Closed for winter months. Our doors will re-open on Mothers Day 2016. See you then!** Start your day at Fort Hays Old West Town, site of the Oscar award winning movie set, Dances with Wolves. Walk along our boardwalk and make your own brick, tin plate, gem pan or make a twine lasso rope. There is no admission fee to browse the film set & South Dakota Film Museum. See the original buildings used in this popular Wild West movie. Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Cowboy Pancakes for 99 cents! Find the perfect souvenior at one of our three unique Gift Shops. Dinner shows are held at Fort Hays mid May through mid October.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:15
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2255 Fort Hayes Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-8703
+1 605-394-9653
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the show, very well done and family oriented. Music was very good and diverse. The food was good and eaten as if you were on the "trail", We met some wonderful people from Texas that sat across from us and had good dinner...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast. All you can eat pancakes got 99 cents. Very good pancakes. If you other things with your breakfast it costs more but worth the price. We walked down the boardwalk of the fort. Was a gun place to stop.

Thank Jodi56257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our large family of 11-ages 4-77 enjoyed the Chuckwagon Supper and Show very much! The food was lip-smackin' good and the music was top-notch! A true original!

Thank CBearE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended dinner and show. Thoroughly enjoyable evening. South Dakota still patriotic and American. Dinner @ 6:30 so arrive early to take in Dance with Wolves exhibits.

Thank Jlm M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun stop on our first vacation day. There is plenty to keep you entertained while you wait for the show. The gentlemen at the penny press and mining areas were helpful and engaging. The employees are extremely friendly and helpful. I found...More

Thank Hollie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Mt. Rushmore Tour with Pancake breakfast and chuck wagon show! Everything was awesome! Food was great, tour guide was great! (Clint) My husband was so happy to be able to look at everything rather than drive AND he said he would have...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the movie Dances With Wolves so we loved watching the video BIO of it.....none of the studios would back it, yet Kevin Costner was relentless, and found a way. Interviews with cast members and more behind the scenes stuff. Poking around Ft Hayes...More

Thank cdpd119
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a fun night! I really wanted to go to this dinner and show but wasn't too sure how my family would react to it. I was raised on a farm listening to country music, playing the fiddle (violin), and enjoying my grandpa's...More

Thank Erica T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this was a little unusual for a chuck wagon themed place. First off, you sit on picnic tables, some people have to turn around just to see the stage, we got lucky and sat facing the right direction. Second, you have to get in...More

Thank hofvikes42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we're "Dances with Wolves" and general movie fans, we enjoyed walking around Fort Hayes. We didn't know what it was until going there, so we weren't prepared to stay for the dinner, but it looked like a great menu and lots of fun.

Thank Victoria L
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Linda C
18 April 2017|
Response from lovetheplanes | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so! You may want to call and ask! Bl
26 January 2017|
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Response from BeachGrandmax4 | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that the entire facility is closed for the season until May. It might be worth a phone call to the Rapid City Visitor's Center to confirm that! Enjoy!
11 September 2016|
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Response from Mjaj2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, great family fun