Forks, Corks, and Kegs Returns to Deadwood

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If you're looking for a fun and delicious way to spend a weekend in April, look no further than the Forks, Corks & Kegs Food and Wine Festival in Deadwood, South Dakota. This annual event showcases the best of local cuisine, wine and beer from over 20 participating venues. You'll get to taste mouthwatering dishes, sample fine wines and craft beers, and enjoy live entertainment and special events throughout the historic town.

The festival kicks off on Friday, April 14th with a welcome reception at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center. There you'll receive your official tasting glass and passport that will grant you access to all the participating venues. You'll also get to mingle with other foodies and meet some of the chefs and winemakers behind the scenes.

On Saturday, April 15th, you'll have the whole day to explore Deadwood and indulge in the culinary delights offered by each venue. You can hop on and off the trolley that runs throughout town or walk at your own pace. Each venue will have a different theme and menu featuring appetizers, entrees, desserts, wines and beers. You'll get to savor everything from steak and seafood to pizza and pasta, from chocolate cake and cheesecake to ice cream and cupcakes. You'll also get to try wines from California, Oregon, Washington and beyond as well as beers from local breweries like Crow Peak Brewing Company.

Along the way, you'll also encounter live music performances by local bands at various locations. You can also join in some of the special events such as wine seminars, cooking demonstrations, trivia contests and more. And don't forget to stop by the Deadwood History Museum where you can learn more about the town's rich heritage.

The festival wraps up on Saturday night with a grand finale party at The Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort. There you'll enjoy more food samples from award-winning chefs as well as live music by The Brandon Sprague Blues Band. You'll also have a chance to win some amazing prizes including gift certificates for restaurants, hotels and attractions in Deadwood.

The Forks, Corks & Kegs Food and Wine Festival is a must-attend event for anyone who loves food, wine and beer. It's a great opportunity to discover new flavors while experiencing the charm of Deadwood. Tickets are limited so don't wait too long to book yours online here or by calling 1-800-344-8826.