The Victory Day Celebration weekend
a free festival Comprised of a variety of events over three days, the Victory Day Celebration Weekend is a family friendly event that both celebrates our history and supports our future.
FREE Live music * FREE basketball and horseshoe tournaments with cash prize * FREE hemp twine, plastics, and paper making workshops * Hempcrete Demonstration, Hemp decortication workshop * Hemp Goods Vendors * kids activities * horse races *
all events & activities are free of charge * a small fee applies to parking and camping
*All activities and events are free of charge!
A fee applies for camping and parking*
Friday : June 23, 2017 : Kickoff event FREE Live concert featuring High Rise and DJ Kelly Kells
* Basketball & Horseshoe tournament registration & first round * Hemp Paper making workshop begins (Elishewa Shalom of Artisan Hemp) *
Saturday : June 24, 2017 : Lakota Hemp Days Celebration & Summer Sounds of Resistance Concert : Featuring
BISHOP UNDURDOG - ZUNI PUEBLO HIP-HOP ARTIST * ANTHONY SUL - OHLONE MUSIC ARTIST * PRESTON JOHNSON - DINE FRONTLINE FOLK ARTIST AND SAVAGE FAMILY * DAVIDICA - LAKOTA ALTERNATIVE ROCK ARTIST & UNCOMMON KNOWLEDGE - LAKOTA HEAVY METAL BAND * Rapid City's High Rise at 9pm * Dj Kelly Kellz before and after High Rise.
* Hemp paper making workshop continues * Hemp Plastics Workshop (William Pibe of Green Spring Technologies) * Hemp Decortication Workshop (Agua Das of Organic Sources) * Hempcrete Demonstration (Left Hand Hemp) * Basketball and horseshoe tournament continues *
Sunday : June 25, 2017 : Victory Day Celebration & Lakota War Pony Races
* Basketball and horseshoe tournament finals - $300 grand prize awarded * reenactment of Battle of Greasy Grass (Battle of the Little Big Horn) * Horse races (registration starts at 10am, races start at noon) * kids games * Completion of Hemp Paper Making WOrkshop * Open Mic Featuring DJ Kelly Kellz after the horse races * Dylan Lewis at 8pm * Sequoia the modern day warrior 9pm *
camping & parking
Camping : $10/night $25 for the weekend
Parking : $5/day $10 for the weekend
Tipi Rental : $50/night $100 for the weekend
Nations only Hemp Tipi Rental : $500 for the weekend
Travel east on hwy 44 to Scenic, South Dakota. Travel south through Scenic, on Pennington County Road (Bia 27) to BIA 33 (just before you reach the Oglala Lakota College). Turn right (south) just before the school, toward Manderson. Just past the school, turn left (East) and stay on the paved road (BIA 33). Travel for approximately 11 miles, past the old white church and Singing Horse Trading Post. Watch for the Kiza Park sign on the right hand side of the road.