Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show

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Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show

Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Dinner Theaters
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:15 PM
About
**Closed for winter months. Our doors will re-open on Mothers Day 2019. 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.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Katlyn S
1 contribution
Great day and would do it again!
May 2021
Went with my husband (who has never been out west) and my family who has traveled to Rapid City area when we were children (2000 and 2009). Did the tour to cover a lot of ground in a little time and it was perfect. Loved just hoping on the bus and not having to worry about parking, traffic, or driving down some pretty narrow roads!
Breakfast and dinner were both wonderful and we enjoyed the show much more than we expected (as mid-late 20 year olds and our parents we thought it would be more younger family tailored, but it was good for all ages!).
We have already recommended to our neighbors who are going soon for an easy and very enjoyable day!
Written June 13, 2021
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DMB
19 contributions
Worth it!
Jun 2021 • Family
Had an all around great time! Bus was comfortable with no bad seats. Plenty of stops with photo ops. Our driver went the extra to find the bison for us and the food was plentiful and Tasty! Dinner show was a lot of fun too! Kept us and our 13 and 22 year old entertained!
Written June 13, 2021
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PapaDave
2 contributions
Great end of a long day.
Jun 2021 • Family
Just stopped in for the dinner and music show with our 2 grand daughters. Watched the Tinsmith make a plate and had it engraved with her name and date, a great meal and some good music. We are country folks at heart and we all loved it. I didn't know a 6 year old could eat that much. So fun.
Written June 13, 2021
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Richard K
Yakima, WA282 contributions
Mixed Review
May 2021
How much time you spend here and how much there is to do depends on what part you sign up for. The all day bus tour is phenomenal and is a must do. The dinner show and music was really great, a lot of fun and really worth doing. The Fort Hayes sight itself were the buildings they built to film the movie Dances with Wolves. They moved the buildings to this site. If you are a huge fan of that movie you will love this place. Otherwise, if you just stop to look around it should take you less than an hour. There is a gift shop and then several other old west style buildings you can go into and see. A few of them have someone making something as a demonstration. If you go to just se the old movie set, it is free to the public so if you don't enjoy it all you are out is an hour of time. They also serve a 99 cent cowboy breakfast in the morning that looked good for the price. If you are smart, sign up for the whole paqckage.
Written June 11, 2021
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Thanks for the review! We appreciate you spending some time with us while you are here in the Black Hills. We hope you stop by and see us again sometime.
Written June 11, 2021
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Jessie F
3 contributions
Great show and ride
Jun 2021 • Family
What a fantastic place to visit for families. The rise is a blast with great staff very accommodating for families. I took my husband and son here before it was completely finished and got a chance to meet the owner. Since then, we have visited 2 more times as it keeps opening up more and more. The chuckwagon dinner was a lot of fun, great music and tasty food.
Written June 11, 2021
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What else can we say except THANK YOU! We greatly appreciate you continued support of a small local business.
Written June 11, 2021
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Tina
1 contribution
A break from driving..
Jun 2021 • Couples
The day was okay with the best part being my hubby got a day off from driving. The grounds of the “movie set” were run down, the food was okay (nothing special) and can’t review the show because we left prior to because it was so crowded and hot. The tours were good and our driver, Ken, was fun but the bus is old and stalled several times on the mountain roads.
Written June 9, 2021
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Thanks for the review! We do have a mix of both old and new equipment depending on what the day calls for. Ken definitely does a great job out on tour. But it sounds like he might have had an off day if he stalled the bus out... lol
Written June 11, 2021
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pattyleesuperior2018
St. Pete Beach, FL8 contributions
Excellent and lots of fun.
Jun 2021
Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. The sites were amazing, the food was great and the entertainment was fabulous. Ken the bus driver was excellent. Everything was amazing. Would highly recommend.
Written June 9, 2021
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RickL4570
Gladwin, MI48 contributions
Black Hills Mount Rushmore Tour
Jun 2021
My wife and I both enjoyed the day traveling through the Black Hills and seeing Mount Rushmore. We had Ken for our bus driver/tour guide and he did a great job filling the time with his stories of local legends and lore of the area. He was a great driver also, as some of the roads we traveled were a nightmare in themselves. Switchbacks, pigs tail turns, one way tunnels, glad he was driving. I would recommend this tour to anyone, just allow for it to take up the whole day. Lunch was good too!
Written June 8, 2021
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Sonya H
Kerrville, TX43 contributions
An enjoyable evening!
Jun 2021
We arrived early for the Chuck Wagon Dinner Show. There wasn't a lot to do before the dinner. However, the dinner and show were excellent! The dinner was delicious and very well organized. The show was very upbeat and enjoyable!!! I recommend ordering your tickets on line and not waiting until you arrive to purchase them. My family and I had a wonderful evening!
Written June 7, 2021
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usmccggusa
7 contributions
Great Time!
Jun 2021 • Family
This is my second time doing this tour it was good the first and it’s good the second time. If I come back again I will do this tour again, from breakfast, lunch, dinner, the show and the bus and driver were simply amazing.
Written June 5, 2021
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Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show is open:
  • Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 8:15 PM