Experience Sturgis Camping at its Finest

Tent Camping at the Buffalo Chip Gives You the Authentic Sturgis Experience

Sleep Under the Stars in the Moonlit Shadow of Your Own Motorcycle!

I want the Authentic Sturgis Experience!

You haven’t truly experienced Sturgis until you’ve camped at the Chip. Each year, the Buffalo Chip’s 600-acre campground fills with folks ready to kick back, relax and have the time of their lives at the Best Party Anywhere™, and if you’re the type who likes to tent it (or you’re simply looking for the lowest price), you’ll be happy to know that you may pitch your tent just about anywhere on the Chip premises. With the exception of places designated off-limits to the general public, secured areas, parking lots, the amphitheater, or within 50 feet of any improved RV sites, your tent camping pass allows you to set up camp anywhere on the grounds!

Because the Chip was built By Bikers, For Bikers™, you have the option of setting up your Sturgis camping site in the exclusive, ride-in camping areas. The area along the creek that runs through the heart of the campground is available exclusively for those who ride in or park their cage and walk in with a tent. The plum orchard and surrounding century-old cottonwoods lining the creek provide the perfect setting for shaded tent camping, and a split-rail fence will keep four-wheeled traffic from entering. This means you’ll be able to sleep safe and sound in the company of like-minded friends while enjoying the camaraderie of the many tent communities at the Chip.

If you have a Buffalo Chip daily pass, you’re entitled to stay and camp at the Buffalo Chip Campground until 10:00 a.m. the following day. You’re certainly welcome to attend the concerts without camping; we just make it possible for you to stay, so you won't party too much and then hit the highway.

If you’re headed to Sturgis Rally this year, don’t miss out on the Authentic Sturgis Experience of tent camping at the Legendary Buffalo Chip. Reserve your passes now! 

Here it is, folks! The 2016 design for the Limited Edition t-shirt. Be sure to buy yours when making your 2016 reservation.

Only for you! This LIMITED EDITION shirt will be specially made just for those who make a reservation now for a Rally Pass, Extended Rally Pass or Early Bird Pass. This offer is made for a limited time. Cost of the t-shirt is only $12.00

There'll be no shipping charges because your shirt will await your arrival at the Chip. The only way to get this shirt is to reserve now. No others will be made or sold. Wear it with pride! We look forward to knowing you when we see you at the Best Party Anywhere!



Admission - Every person must have a Wristband or a Daily Pass to enter the Buffalo Chip Campground.

Rally Pass Includes  
  One person admission into Buffalo Chip Campground for purchased date(s)
One person tent camping for purchased date(s)
One person - Free access to all Buffalo Chip Concerts, Entertainment and Activities for purchased date(s).
NOTE that there are separately ticketed events (not Buffalo Chip events that are in the Sports Area) that do not require Buffalo Chip admission but do require purchase of a ticket by the event's promoter. Information about these separately ticketed events is available by clicking here.
Types of Rally Passes  
Standard “Rally Pass” – Monday, Aug. 8 – Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 (7 nights)
Extended Rally Pass – Saturday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 (9 nights)
Early Bird Rally Pass – Monday, Aug. 1 – Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 (14 nights)
Daily Rally Pass – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 to Sunday, August 14, 2016 (1 night)
Daily Rates will fluctuate based on the schedule for that day.
Package Rates - See rates listed below. Keep in mind, these rates are subject to increase at any time. Therefore, we suggest you purchase your passes now to take advantage of these discounted prices.
To Purchase - All Buffalo Chip passes must be paid in full at the time of reservations.
Forms of Payment - The Buffalo Chip accepts Master Card, Visa, Discover and money orders. (personal/company checks not accepted)
Non-Refundable - All rally passes are NON-REFUNDABLE from the time of purchase (no exceptions)" Add to that, "This is Rock 'N Roll. You are paying for the camping and the entertainment is free. That means that if it rains, hails, snows, the sky falls down, Steven Tyler falls down, someone has a flat tire, an anticipated performer fails to perform, the wind blows or if Haides freezes over, there are no (nada) refunds. Your reservation helps the Chip plan a party, obtain performers and incur a bunch of expenses that simply have to be paid so the party can continue. Thank you for making that all possible these past 30 years.
Phone Reservations - Reservations can be made by calling The Buffalo Chip Campground at 605-347-9000; 8am-5pm Mountain Time Mon-Thurs; 8am-1pm Mountain Time on Fridays.  Closed on all major holidays.
Online Reservations -  Reservations can be made through our website at www.rallytickets.com or by clicking here.
Taxes/Processing Fee - SD State Sales Tax – 5 ½ % (+) plus 6 ½ % processing fee if making reservations by phone, or a 6 % processing fee if making reservations on our website.


“The whole Sturgis experience all in the campground!” - Billy Channel

I want the Authentic Sturgis Experience!

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