Santa is at the Rough Riders Hotel

Santa is in the Badlands this year in Medora!

That’s right, Santa is calling the Rough Rider Hotel his headquarters this Holiday season in Medora.  Come visit us for pictures with Santa, Christmas story reading, and sipping hot chocolate or cider. Spend the weekend and watch Santa give a present to someone on the top of your gift list.

There will be a professional photographer on site to help you get your pictures and Christmas cards ready for the holidays.

Santa will be in Medora on the following dates and times:
Dec. 3rd – 5th, Dec. 10th – 12th and Dec. 17th – 19th

  • Fridays   3 – 5:30 p.m. and 6 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays  10 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sundays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Don’t forget that Santa will be here for Medora’s 15th Annual Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas, Friday, December 3rd, and Saturday, December 4th.

Singer/Songwriter Jessie Veeder will join Santa and perform in Theodore’s Dining Room.
WatfordCity’s own Jessie Veeder will be performing in Theodore’s Dining room.  Stop in for a warm meal by the fireplace while relaxing to the North Dakota homegrown sound of Jessie.  Don’t be surprised if Jessie and Santa get together for a sing-along Christmas song or two!  Jessie’s performances are:
Dec. 4th, 6 – 8 p.m. in conjunction with Medora’s 15th Annual Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas.  Call or visit our website for performance dates.

Medora’s gift cards…. Your Christmas gift that gives all year!

Make the joy of gift giving easy this year with a Medora gift card.  With several attractive designs and dollar amounts to choose from, you’ll have the perfect gift for loved ones. Medora gift cards are the ultimate stocking stuffer that will give the Medora experience of golf, the musical, food, lodging and more all year long!
Call us or visit us online at to purchase your gift cards and choose from four different designs!