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.

Our booking software is being upgraded this week for the Mt. Rushmore Lodge and Mountain cabins. Online reservations will be unavailable, so please call 1-800-562-8503 for reservations.