Polka Fun For All!

Join us in 2023 to practice up your polka moves! The annual Black Hills Polkapalooza at Palmer Gulch will be back for another two-day festival of fun, food, live music and dancing.

At Palmer Gulch, we take fun seriously. That’s why we’re proud to host Polkapalooza every year. It’s a great event that brings smiles to hundreds of folks every summer.

Polkapalooza 2023

September 8-9, 2023

  • Great German food
  • Refreshing beverages
  • Toe-tapping music
  • Great dancing on display

Only $5 admission per person, per night

It’s Polka Time!

Hosted by the Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch, Polkapalooza is a summertime favorite for travelers and locals alike. At only $5 per person per night for admission, Polkapalooza is a bargain. On Friday night, sample some authentic German food and drink before you show off your dancing moves. It’s so much fun, you’ll want to come back on Saturday night.