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More Concerts!

Prepare to get an exclusive pass to nine days of unrivaled entertainment! Everyone knows the Buffalo Chip has the best Sturgis Rally concerts; the word seems to be out amongst both fans and music industry professionals alike, because the hottest stars want to play at the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™. See for yourself by checking out the extensive list of legendary performers that have taken to one of the Chip’s seven stages since 1982.

More Events!

In addition to powerful performances, expect to discover a wide array of crazy contests, thrilling exhibits and insane stunts. With a jam-packed schedule of outrageous events that practically run around the clock, there is truly something for everyone at the Buffalo Chip!

More Fun!

Experience it all, if you can. At the Best Party Anywhere™ you’ll discover over 25 bars, sights like fire dancers, bikini models, dance troupes, the treasured Bikini Beach Swim Paradise, the Guns of Freedom machine gun shoot, the Buffalo Chip Comedy Club, the Club Chip dance club and much more. Guests at the Sturgis campground can also get a mouthwatering meal or pick up a Sturgis Rally memento by visiting any of the Chip’s one-of-a-kind vendors.

More Bang for Your Buck!

Take advantage of the best value around! One week of camping in Sturgis at the Buffalo Chip costs far less than staying just one night at a Sturgis motel, especially for those who plan ahead. You are rewarded well for reserving your Sturgis camping packages in advance with discounted prices on Rally Passes, Extended Rally Passes and Early Bird Passes. Each package includes tent camping and access to clean restrooms and hot showers. All concerts are free with camping. Prices are subject to increase as the Sturgis Rally draws closer, so make your reservations now to get the best Sturgis concerts, entertainment and camping at the lowest possible price.

More Campground Improvements!

For over 32 years guests like you have partied at the Buffalo Chip like it was their last hurrah. More than 15 years of major physical improvements to the 580-acre grounds ensures your stay will be more comfortable, more accessible and more fun each year. To that end, camping at the Chip during the Sturgis Rally has never been as good as it will be in the coming years.

New Improvements for 2013 Buffalo Chip Sturgis Camping

Improvements to Buffalo Chip Sturgis Camping prior to 2013

  •  Built award-winning free access gathering place and Sturgis bar, CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip
  •  Added more flush toilets in the amphitheater
  •  Installed and improved more RV parking sites
  •  Installed air conditioned cabins
  •  Laid new asphalt inside amphitheater
  •  Laid chipped asphalt on main campground thoroughfares
  •  Added new boilers to each shower building
  •  Built new shower houses
  •  Developed Bikini Beach decks, cabanas, rope swings
  •  Created Micro Brew Club
  •  Created Fan VIP and Top Shelf Lounge for exclusive Sturgis Rally concert views and experiences
  •  Added 500 linear feet of steel skywalk 10 feet above the ground that you can ride your bike on
  •  Added the only aerial steel bar and aerial burnout pits
  •  Added Burn Out Bridge, a bridge over Cottle Creek, which soon became a great place to party
  •  Installed and buried miles of underground plumbing and electrical

More Friendly Crew Members!

The Chip Crew continually strives to provide the best customer service and camping in Sturgis. Therefore, we take all of your comments and suggestions very seriously—whether they’re good or bad. So let us know how we are doing and where you think we could use improvement. Send us your comments!

Each year the Buffalo Chip receives many heartwarming compliments. It is really motivating for our crew, most of whom return year after year to provide you with the friendly service you’ve grown accustomed to. So, to those of you who’ve expressed your appreciation, whether by letter or email, thanks! Keep the comments coming in our Facebook page or and leave us a message on our Message Board!

More Happy Campers!

If you’re wondering whether to spend your vacation at the Chip, check out our testimonials section to learn what others have to say about the Best Party Anywhere! Then check out our photo gallery and video archive to see what all the hype is about!

“I stayed at the Legendary Buffalo Chip and had the time of my life! My face hurt at the end of the week from smiling. I met people from all over the world, good people. Was definitely one from the bucket list! Thanks again!!!!” - Chad Hall

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