Polkapalooza Fun for All

Join us in 2021 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 and dancing.

Polka Time!

  • Great German food
  • Refreshing beverages
  • Toe-tapping music
  • Great dancing on display
  • Only $5 admission per person, per night


Two Days of Fun And Food

Hosted by the Mount Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch, home to Mount Rushmore KOA and Mount Rushmore Lodge, Polkapalooza is a summertime favorite for traveler 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. Then show off your dancing moves. Then come back for Day 2 of this Friday-Saturday celebration, Sept. 10th & 11th, 2021.

Get your polka on!

At the Mount Rushmore Resort 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.

  • Let’s Dance

    Polkapalooza brings out the dancer in everyone.


  • Viva Germany!

    German food, German drink and German polkas. What more do you need?


  • Get Your Fill

    When it’s time for Polkapalooza, it’s time for a celebration!