Reader Registration and Hotel

Thanks for planning to join us. Just like in 2017, 2018, and 2019 we have created an entire weekend of fun and adventurous outings, and we hope you’ll be with us right from the start on. The link to reserve your hotel with our amazing room rates will be available in the coming months. 

For 2020, we’ve again reserved the amazing 13,000 square foot Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center for the Book Fair. This year, everyone loved the hotel, guest rooms, casino, restaurants, bars, and especially the Event Center where the Book Fair, Breakfast With the Authors, and the Meet-and-Greet took place. And in 2020, we’ll be doing all those events again, and we’ve even found more to do in this gorgeous hotel, too!

It takes time to organize these events so keep checking back for more info. Again this year, any tickets purchased are non-refundable, but you may sell and/or transfer them to other attendees if you find you are unable to attend.

Registration for Book Fair and Extra-Events

Reader Registration – Free

Please register each member of your group/family/entourage.
Anyone attending the Saturday Book Fair or any of the Legendary Events must be registered (it’s free) and you get:

  • Free neck wallet with nametag, event schedule, pen, and discount coupons
  • Free goodie bag at the Book Fair, sturdy, reusable cloth to fill with books, swag, and purchases from our exciting vendors
  • Free Memory Book listing all the authors with their photos, bios, book covers, and containing a space to have each author sign your book
  • Free seating chart so you may locate your favorite author at the Book Fair

Where: Event Center on the second floor, above the non-smoking casino of the Deadwood Mountain Grand

10:00 AM – 3:00, PM Saturday Book Fair

Extra-Event Tickets

Tickets: Friday Multi-Stop Sightseeing Trip coming soon! 

Tickets: Breakfast With the Authors from 8:30 – 10 am Saturday before the Book Fair – more info coming soon

(please secure one ticket for each person in your group who would like to enjoy breakfast)
Where: At the far end of the Event Center on the second floor, above the non-smoking casino (in the same room as the Book Fair)
Format: Buffet breakfast, round 8-person tables with linen and real plates, cups, and silverware
We hope you’ll come hungry! Here’s the buffet menu: Scrambled eggs, cubed breakfast potatoes, biscuits and gravy, hickory smoked bacon or sausage links, fresh fruit, butter, fresh brewed coffee, hot water, ice water, and ORANGE JUICE sponsored by Linda Rae Sande.
(please note: if you prefer a beverage other than coffee, you’re welcome to bring your own. Hot water is provided if you’d like to bring your own teabag)
Readers are going to love sitting down with you for a few minutes before the book fair and saying “Hi.”
8:30 AM breakfast begins
9:40 AM authors called to the stage at the far end of the room for the 9:45 group photo (Authors, remember to eat early!)
9:50 AM photos finished so Authors have time to get back to their tables
10:00 AM breakfast ends, readers line up near the elevator/escalator/stairway for the official opening of the Book Fair

Tickets: Friday book reading – more info coming soon 

Tickets: Pre-sale BONUS Raffle Tickets for Giant Basket Raffle to support the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary – $10

Show your support for this amazing refuge for Mustangs and other horses.
Tickets are also available the day of the event
Presale ticket BONUS: 30 tickets for $10 (at the event, tickets will be 20 tickets for $10, or 1 ticket for $1)
*remember to bring your name stamp or pre-printed labels to put on the back of the tickets to save time
Must be present to win – drawing at 2:30 PM Saturday, June 8, 2019

Additional Opportunity

Welcome Bag/Gift for Author – Free

Would you like to welcome your favorite author, or a new author you’re excited to meet, to Wild Deadwood Reads? Here’s a great way for you to send them your thanks and welcome. Create the gift of a goodie bag or a present that you pick out that we’ll give to your chosen Author prior to the Saturday Book Fair. Send in or bring your gift or gift bag to Wild Deadwood Reads and we’ll place the item on the author’s Book Fair table. (Must be received by noon on Friday, June 7 – mailed or delivered) More information on mailing address will be emailed to you early in 2019.
For more information, please contact Ginger – or Linda Rae –

Are you ready to get everything all set up for Deadwood in June?

Attending the book signing fair on Saturday is free. Please check back later this fall for information on purchasing tickets for the breakfast and bus trip. The extra-event tickets are limited, and traditionally go fast. If you have any questions about the events or the registration process, please contact Ginger at Thank you, and don’t forget to come back and reserve your hotel room at this amazing rate!

Make Your Reservation at our Hotel

You’ll want to stay right where all the action is at the top of the town where the view of Deadwood is unsurpassed. A quick walk to everything in town, the Deadwood Mountain Grand is the premium hotel of the area. It’s new, spacious, and has fabulous amenities like a smoke-free casino, a spa, two restaurants, a bar with live music, free parking in the ramp, a gift shop, amazing outdoor decks with scenic views, and best of all, that’s where most of the extra-events happen or the buses and shuttles pick you up to go to the events. You’ll be in the company of authors, readers, vendors, cover models, and volunteers all ready to make new friends.

Click on the button to go to the Hotel page to get your room booked so you can rest easy that you’ve got a beautiful place to rest, reinvigorate, and party!   Coming soon!!  

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