Top 45 South Dakota festivals and events in 2017

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South Dakota festivals in February 2017

WINTER FARM SHOW
The Watertown Winter Farm Show is a five day event filled with entertainment and education for all ages. Celebrating our 70th year, we have been an outlet for the agriculture community to share new programs, opportunities, and ideas. Featured events include livestock shows and sales, home and family programs, educational presentations, commercial exhibits, zoo demonstrations and a Lego contest

WINTER FARM SHOW Event Location

Codington County Extension Complex and Park & Rec Fieldhouse
1910 West Kemp

Watertown, South Dakota

Date/Time Information

February 10-14, 2017
Commercial Booth Exhibit Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daily

Fees/Admission:

Free

http://www.watertownwinterfarmshow.com/about.html

Benson Winter Flea Market
February 1, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Expo Building
Benson’s Flea Market features everything you can imagine, big and little, old and new, heavy and light! This is the longest.

Sioux Empire Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping and Vacation Show
February 27, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center

South Dakota festivals in March 2017

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South Dakota festivals in April 2017

Spring Fling Home Show

Hot Springs, South Dakota at Mueller Civic Center

South Dakota festivals in May 2017

Nature Fun Day

Huron, South Dakota at Mountain-Prairie
Come to Maga Ta-Hohpi for a day of fun interactive activities for all ages.

Spring Fling and Citywide Rummage Sale

Webster, South Dakota at Webster
Past festivals were held on May 4th, 2017. Hours: 8 am – 2 pm.

It’s a Guy Thing: 2017 Men’s Expo

Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds

Strawbale Summer Porch

Renner, South Dakota at Strawbale Winery

Crazy Horse Memorial Day Weekend Open House

Crazy Horse, South Dakota at Crazy Horse
The annual Crazy Horse VolksMarch (an organized hike) is a 10K or 6.2-mile woodlands ramble to the world’s largest mountain carving.

Wheel Jam on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds is June 6-8

Wheel Jam is getting bigger and better.

Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds

Lake Andes Fish Days
May 31, 2017

Lake Andes, South Dakota at East Main Street
Fish Days is a three day annual event that’s held on the first full weekend in June. The celebration includes

  • American Festival – Brandon, South Dakota
  • Huron Prairie Fest – Huron, South Dakota
  • Jazz in Aberdeen – Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • Sioux River Stampede – Flandreau, South Dakota
  • Spring Fling – Webster, South Dakota

South Dakota festivals in June 2017

Siouxland Renaissance Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at W H Lyon Fairgrounds

Summer Nights on 7th

Rapid City, South Dakota at 7th St between Main and St Joseph

Ipswich Trail Days
June 7, 2017

Ipswich, South Dakota
2017 is going to be a big year for Trail Days plan to attend!

June 8, 2017

South Dakota Outdoor Expo – Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds

South Dakota Outdoor Expo – Huron, South Dakota at Mountain-Prairie

Teapot Days

Tea, South Dakota at Tea City Park

Crazy Horse Rodeo

Crazy Horse, South Dakota at Crazy Horse
The Gift from Mother Earth Celebration showcases a Native American and Western art show and sale. Typically, more than 30 artists.

Aberdeen Arts in the Park

Aberdeen, South Dakota at Melgaard Park

Festival of Cultures

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Falls Park

West Boulevard Summer Festival

Rapid City, South Dakota at Wilson Park

Center of the Nation All Car Rally

Belle Fourche, South Dakota at Hermann Park

Tabor Czech Days

Tabor, South Dakota at Sokol Park

Dalesburg Midsummer Festival
June 21, 2017

Vermillion, South Dakota at Dalesburg Lutheran Church

Motongator Joe’s Country Music Festival
June 21, 2017

Madison, South Dakota at Historic Prairie Village

Oahe Days Music and Arts Festival
June 21, 2017

Pierre, South Dakota at Steamboat Park

  •  125th Anniversary Celebration – Letcher, South Dakota
  • Art Falls – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Arts in the Park – Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • Black Hills Bluegrass Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Castlewood’s 125th Celebration – Castlewood, South Dakota
  • Cavalry Days Heritage Festival – Sturgis, South Dakota
  • Cootie Days – Dell Rapids, South Dakota
  • Czech Days – Tabor, South Dakota
  • Dairy/ Ag Days – Pollock, South Dakota
  • Dalesburg Midsummer Festival – Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Family Fun Day – Mobridge, South Dakota
  • Family Fun Days – Grenville, South Dakota
  • Family Fun Days – Pierre, South Dakota
  • Festival of Cultures – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Fish Days – Lake Andes, South Dakota
  • Fort Sisseton Historical Festival – Lake City, South Dakota
  • International Vinegar Festival – Roslyn, South Dakota
  • Marion’s Summer Celebration – Marion, South Dakota
  • Oahe Days and Arts Festival – Pierre, South Dakota
  • Old Fashioned Weekend – Beresford, South Dakota
  • Old Settlers Weekend – Highmore, South Dakota
  • Old West Fest – Custer, South Dakota
  • Philip Centennial Celebration – Philip, South Dakota
  • Prairie States Fine Arts Exhibition – Groton, South Dakota
  • Quarry Days – Dell Rapids, South Dakota
  • Railroad Days – Madison, South Dakota
  • Summer Jam – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Trail Days – Ipswich, South Dakota
  • Wessington Springs Foothills Rodeo – Wessington Springs, South Dakota
  • West Boulevard Summer Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Wild Bill Hickok Days – Deadwood, South Dakota

Art and Wine Festival at Main Street Square

Rapid City, South Dakota at Main Street Square

International Vinegar Festival

Roslyn, South Dakota at The International Vinegar Museum

Crystal Springs Rodeo

Clear Lake, South Dakota at Clear Lake

Black Hills Bluegrass Festival

Sturgis, South Dakota at Elkview Campground

Farley Art in the Park

Milbank, South Dakota at Lake Farley Park

Prairie Hills Art Show

Wessington Springs, South Dakota at 1905 Opera House

Sioux Falls Farm Show
January 22, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

South Dakota festivals in July 2017

Black Hills Roundup
July 3, 2017

Belle Fourche, South Dakota at Roundup Grounds
Past festivals were held on July 3rd through July 6th, 2017.

4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota at Kemp Avenue in uptown Watertown
Each year, thousands of area residents and visitors help us celebrate our nation’s independence at Watertown’s 4th of July Parade.

Art Falls – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Black Hills Square and Round Dance Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
Canyon Lake Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
Centerville Anniversary Celebration – Centerville, South Dakota
Danish Festival Days – Viborg, South Dakota
Days of ’76 Rodeo – Deadwood, South Dakota
Faulkton Rodeo and Wild West Days – Faulkton, South Dakota
Festival in the Park – Spearfish, South Dakota
Gold Discovery Days – Custer, South Dakota
Good Old Summertime Festival – Flandreau, South Dakota
Hills Alive Music Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
Honey Days – Bruce, South Dakota festivals and events
Jazz & Blues Festival – Sioux Falls, South Dakota festivals and events
Laura Ingalls Wilder Day – Lake Preston, South Dakota festivals and events
Lemmon Centennial & Boss Cowman Days – Lemmon, South Dakota Dakota festivals and events
Madison Arts in the Park – Madison, South Dakota festivals and events
Moody County Fair – Flandreau, South Dakota fests and events
Pioneer Days – White, South Dakota festivals and events
Pioneer Days Celebration – Dupree, South Dakota fests and events
Q-Fest – Milbank, South Dakota festivals and events
Santee Sioux Wacipi – Flandreau, South Dakota fests and events
Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo Celebration – Mobridge, South Dakota festivals and events
Summer Arts Festival – Brookings, South Dakota festivals and events
Town and Country Days – Lake Preston, South Dakota festivals and events
Wall Celebration – Wall, South Dakota events
Wessington Fun Day – Wessington, South Dakota events
Edgemont Redneck Rally

Edgemont, South Dakota at Downtown Edgemont and Mud Hill

Sturgis BAM Festival

Sturgis, South Dakota at Sturgis City Park

Brookings Summer Arts Festival

Brookings, South Dakota at Pioneer Park

The Arts Fest

Chamberlain, South Dakota at South Dakota Hall of Fame

Sioux Falls JazzFest
July 18, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Yankton Trail Park

Danish Viking Days

Viborg, South Dakota at Viborg

Horse and Buggy Days

Sisseton, South Dakota at Anderson Park

Spearfish Festival in the Park

Spearfish, South Dakota at Spearfish City Park

Storybook Land Festival

Aberdeen, South Dakota at Wylie Park

Harvest Fest and Ranch Rodeo

Wilmot, South Dakota at Main Street

Bruce Honey Days

Bruce, South Dakota at Bruce
Annual full weekend of fun for whole family!.

Custer Gold Discovery Days

Custer, South Dakota at Mount Rushmore Road

Mart in the Park

Madison, South Dakota at Library Park

FamilyFest

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at WH Lyons Fairgrounds

South Dakota festivals in August 2017

Riverboat Days

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton Mall
Past festivals were held on Aug. 15-17, 2017. Yankton has a great festival with activities throughout the city. A huge art fans heaven!

Sioux River Folk Festival

Canton, South Dakota at Newton Hills State Park
This year’s line-up includes Foghorn Stringband, Mark Kreitzer Band, Colin O’Brien, Tom Peterson and Charley Smith, Carolina Story and The Union.

Sioux Empire Fair

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds
The Sioux Empire Fair in Sioux Falls is the largest fair in the state of South Dakota. Gate Admission is $5.00.

Chalk in the Park

Belle Fourche, South Dakota at Herrmann Park
Artist will come together to use chalk to create art work on the sidewalk. Each artist will get a 4ft by.

Brandon Hometown Days

Brandon, South Dakota at McHardy Park
Join us Saturday, August 3rd 2017 at McHardy Park. starting at 3pm. ending with a movie in the park at dark!.

Potato Days

Clark, South Dakota at Dickinson Park
The potato is king in Clark, South Dakota where local farmers grow bushels of the tasty tuber. That’s why, each year,.

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis, South Dakota at Various
Past festivals were held on August 5th through August 11th, 2017.
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Day County Fair

Webster, South Dakota at Fair Grounds
There is something for everyone at the 2017 Day County Fair. Enjoy the many exhibits on display, watch our 4-Hers show.

Fall Flea Market and Auction

Geddes, South Dakota at Geddes
Past festivals were held on August 9-11, 2017.

Watertown Summer Art Showcase

Watertown, South Dakota at Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Event Center
The Watertown Summer Art Showcase is developed by artists, for artists. The mission of the show is to promote top quality.

Brown County Fair

Aberdeen, South Dakota at Brown County Fairgrounds
The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880’s. It began as a small county.

Turner County Fair

Parker, South Dakota at Turner County Fairgrounds
The Turner County Fair is a free gate four day fair in August. We pride ourselves on our wide array of.

Yankton Riverboat Days and Summer Arts Festival

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton Mall
Past festivals were held on Augugst 16 – 18, 2017.

Riverboat Days

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton Mall
Past festivals were held on Aug. 16-18, 2017. Hours: Fri. 10 to 9 PM . Sat 10 – 5:30, Sun. 12-5.

Riverboat Days and Summer Arts Festival

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton
Festival will be held on August 16-18, 2017.

Yankton Summer Arts Festival

Yankton, South Dakota at Riverside Park
Yankton Area Arts will host the 2017 Summer Arts Festival, one of Yankton’s primary celebrations of the arts. The annual event.

Central States Fair

Rapid City, South Dakota at Fairgrounds
Fair will be held on August 16-25, 2017.

Ideag Dakotafest

Mitchell, South Dakota at Schlaffman Farm
Dakotafest continues to connect industry leading manufacturers/providers with decision making producers. The premier agricultural event in South Dakota, Dakotafest provides both.

Corn Palace Festival

Mitchell, South Dakota at Corn Palace
The Corn Palace serves as a multi-use center for the community and region. The facility hosts stage shows, as well as.

Prairie Village Steam Threshing Jamboree

Madison, South Dakota at Historic Prairie Village
The 51st Annual Steam Threshing Jamboree featuring International Harvester will be held on August 23, 24 and 25, 2017. Make plans.

South Dakota State Fair

Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds
Welcome to the South Dakota State Fairgrounds where we host events year round! Make plans to attend August 29 – September 2,.

Lifelight South Dakota

Worthing, South Dakota at LifeLight Festival Grounds
The LifeLight Festival in Worthing South Dakota is the only place you can spend 3 days listening to 6 stages worth of.

Lifelight Outdoor Music Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Wild Water West Water Park

 

Custer County Fair
Hermosa, South Dakota
Aug 8, 2017 –

Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days and Scotland Kuchen Feier
Scotland, South Dakota
Aug 10, 2017 –

Summer Porch Series
Renner , South Dakota
Aug 15, 2017

Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival
Yankton, South Dakota

Riverboat Days Mall Show
Yankton, South Dakota

Downtown Riverfest
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Summer Porch Series
Renner, South Dakota

Summer Porch Series
Renner, South Dakota

Labor Day Weekend Open House
Crazy Horse, South Dakota
Aug 31, 2017 – Sep 2, 2017

Downtown Block Party on the Eastbank
August 2, Downtown Sioux Falls
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First Friday
August 2, Downtown Sioux Falls
All the People You’ll Meet on Mulberry Street
August 2, Chief White Crane, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 2, Dell Rapids

“The Evolution of Iron” by Clark Martinek
June 8 – August 31, Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell

From the Hills of Boyd County: A Portrait of Place
July 13 – September 21, Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell
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“Oklahoma”
July 26 – August 5, Dakota Theatre, Yankton

57th Annual Fort Randall Traditional Powwow
August 2 – August 4, Yankton Sioux Reservation, Lake Andes

29th Annual Southeast South Dakota Thresherman’s Show
August 2 – August 4, Lennox

Sioux River Folk Festival
August 2 – August 4, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Sioux Empire Fair
August 2 – August 11, W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls

Outdoor University
August 3, Outdoor Campus, Sertoma Park, Sioux Falls

Bean Bag Tournament
August 3, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Prairie Festival
August 3, Armour

Old Fashioned Saturday Night & Car Show
August 3, Avon

Dutch Oven Desserts
August 3, Lake Vermillion Recreaton Area, Montrose

Nature Hike
August 3, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Annual Foothills Classic Car & Tractor Show
August 3, Wessington Springs

Hy-Vee Day at the Zoo
August 3, Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls

Walk in the Woods
August 3, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Brandon Hometown Days
August 3, Brandon

Bike MS: Sanford Health Pedal the Plains 2017
August 3 – August 4, Begins and ends in Sioux Falls

Sangria Sundays
August 4, Strawbale Winery, Renner

20th Annual Car Show
August 4, Prairie Village, Madison

Jazz at Fawick
August 8, Fawick Park, Sioux Falls

Jungle Jubilee at the Great Plains Zoo
August 8, Sioux Falls

Nature Day Camp: Reptiles
August 8, Big Sioux Rec Area, Brandon

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 8, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Music in the Garden
August 8, Shakespeare Garden, Wessington Springs

Clay County Fair
August 8 – August 10, Clay County Fair Grounds, Vermillion

Evening in the Vineyard
August 9, Wilde Prairie Winery, Brandon

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 9, Dell Rapids

Harvey Dunn Memorial Society Plein Air Event
August 9 – August 11, DeSmet

Nature Hike
August 10, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Adams Homestead Celebration
August 10, Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve, North Sioux City

Riddle Hunt
August 10, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Turkeys and Deer! Oh My!
August 10, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Perseid Meteor Show/Star Party
August 10, Palisades State Park, Garretson

National Park Service “Families on the River”
August 10, Riverside Park, Yankton

Bird Watching Hike
August 10, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Constellation Stories
August 10, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Park in the Dark Hike
August 10, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days
August 10 – August 11, Scotland

Sangria Sundays
August 11, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Turner County Fair
August 12 – August 15, Parker

Duel on the Prairie Cowboy Fast Draw
August 14 – August 18, Mitchell

Jazz at Fawick
August 15, Fawick Park, Sioux Falls

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 15, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Music in the Garden
August 15, Shakespeare Garden, Wessington Springs

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 16, Dell Rapids

Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival
August 16 – August 18, Yankton

Disco Disc Golf Tournament
August 17, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Brandon

Nature Hike
August 17, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Incredible Insects
August 17, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

South Dakota’s State Insect
August 17, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Sea & Sky Saturday
August 17, Sertoma Butterfly House, Sioux Falls

S’Wine & Cheese
August 17, Baumberger Vineyard & Winery, Dell Rapids

Constellation Stories
August 17, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Downtown Riverfest
August 17, Downtown Sioux Falls

Sangria Sundays
August 18, Strawbale Winery, Renner

DakotaFest
August 20 – August 22, Mitchell

DakotaFest Women’s Brunch
August 21, Mitchell

Corn Palace Festival
August 21 – August 25, Mitchell

Jazz at Fawick
August 22, Fawick Park, Sioux Falls

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 22, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Bike Night at J&L Harley-Davidson
August 23, Sioux Falls

Nature Hike
August 23, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Evening in the Vineyard
August 23, Wilde Prairie Winery, Brandon

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 23, Dell Rapids

Corn Palace & Home Product Show
August 23 – August 25, Masonic Temple, Mitchell

Bash to the Colonies-Sailboat Regatta
August 23 – August 25, Yankton

51st Annual Steam Threshing Jamboree
August 23 – August 25, Prairie Village, Madison

Bull-A-Rama
August 23 – August 25, Clay County Fairgrounds, Vermillion

Corn Palace & Home Products Show
August 23 – August 25, Masonic Temple, Mitchell

McCrossan Boys Ranch Xtreme Event Challenge “Beauty & the Beast”
August 24, McCrossan Boys Ranch, Sioux Falls

Nature Hike
August 24, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Frogs
August 24, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Ride Pink Poker Run
August 24, Sioux Falls, South Dakota festivals

Furry Friends
August 24, Newton Hills State Park, Canton
Tour de Corn Bicycle Ride
August 24, Corn Palace, Mitchell

Dog-gone Fun Hike
August 24, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Canton Cycling Classic & Bike FAST-ival
August 24 – August 25, Canton

Great Dakota Wine Fest
August 24 – August 25, Valiant Vineyards, Vermillion

Sangria Sundays
August 25, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 29, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Fiesta Friday
August 30, Chief White Crane, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Lifelight Outdoor Christian Music Festival
August 30 – September 1, Worthing

CSI: Newton Hills
August 31, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Nature Hike
August 31, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Rockin’ RibFest
August 31, Downtown Yankton

Monarch Butterfly Tagging
August 31, Palisades State Park, Garretson

Labor Day Celebration
August 31 – September 2, Wagner

/ SECOND FRIDAYS ART WALK – RAPID CITY

Explore Black Hills’ hub for art while discovering Downtown Rapid City’s creative side at the Second Fridays Art Walk this summer.Galleries and other businesses will feature artists’ .
/ SUMMER MUSIC SERIES – HILL CITY

Another summer of great music at Prairie Berry Winery! No reservations required for our summer music series of outdoor, live acoustic music. Food and drinks are available from the Prairie Berry Kitchen .
/ STREET MASTERS CAR SHOW & ICE CREAM SOCIAL – FORT PIERRE

Hot rods and cool treats.
/ ADAMS HOMESTEAD CELEBRATION – MCCOOK LAKE

Rope and candle making, visits to Lamont Country School and Stavanger Lutheran Church, live music, kids’ activities, threshing machine and Dutch oven demonstrations, and watermelon seed spitting .
/ MODIFIED FLIGHT PLAN BOOK SIGNING – SPRINGFIELD

Lincoln residents Lisa Kovanda and Brian Thomas (formerly of Springfield) released a new book chronicling Thomas’s recovery from an illness that left him a triple amputee. The authors will be signing copies .
/ ROLLER DERBY – RAPID CITY

Main Street Square will again be laying down the flat track for Rapid City’s original Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby team, The Rushmore Rollerz! Here’s a description from rushmorerollerz about .
/ TUCKER DAY RODEO – HILL CITY

Special needs children are invited to participate in rodeo events. Free barbecue, petting zoo, gold panning and more. Open to the public.
– / TURNER COUNTY FAIR – PARKER

South Dakota’s oldest county fair.
– / BROWN COUNTY FAIR – ABERDEEN

Carnival, concert, three stages of entertainment, 4-H exhibits, open class events, antique tractor pull, rodeo, talent contest, demolition derby, amateur barrel racing, vendors and commercial exhibitors.
– / DUEL ON THE PRAIRIE – MITCHELL

Cowboy Fast Draw state and national championships, contests and horsedrawn carriage.
/ BACON BISTRO WITH LANG TERMES – HILL CITY

Prairie Berry Winery’s Bacon Bistro is a comfortable, elegant experience that highlights the food, wine and atmosphere of Prairie Berry Winery. The fresh, four-course gourmet fare is paired with .
/ BONNY FLEMING PUBLIC ART RECEPTION – HILL CITY

As a photographer, Bonny Fleming is at home on dusty back roads and rugged mountain trails, getting lost and looking for the magic of perfect light. Born and raised in the Black Hills, Bonny works with .
/ SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – RAPID CITY

Thursday nights are full of live music at Main Street Square during this free 13-week concert series.
/ MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – WESSINGTON SPRINGS

Shakespeare Garden will be filled with music this summer on Thursday evenings from June 6 – August 15, except for the 4th of July. Refreshments for sale by local eateries after 6 pm. Bring lawn chairs. .
– / RIVERBOAT DAYS – YANKTON

Arts festival, parades, entertainment, children’s activities and fireworks.
– / FRONTIER DAYS – WAUBAY

Jackpot roping, junior ranch rodeo, community church service and ranch rodeo.
– / FRONTIER DAYS – WHITE RIVER

Wild horse race, bronc riding, team penning, pow wow, rodeo, mutton busting, parade and bowery dance.
– / CENTRAL STATES FAIR & RODEO – RAPID CITY

Carnival, concerts, demolition derby, motocross, vendors and PRCA rodeo.
– / ROSHOLT CENTENNIAL

Celebrating 100 years of Rosholt, South Dakota. Admission: $15 for the weekend.
– / GRAN FONDO SOUTH DAKOTA: TOUR DE PRAIRIE – WATERTOWN

The first annual Gran Fondo South Dakota: Tour de Prairie bicycle ride has three length options: the Gran Fondo, a 104 mile bicycle ride from Watertown to Milbank and back, the 68 mile Medio Fondo and much more!

Movies Under the Stars – The Mask of Zorro

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
August 5 – 11, 2017

11th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride

Custer Cruisin’ Mayor’s Ride

Nature Day Camp: Nature Explorers

Black Hills Playhouse “Hound of the Baskervilles”
August 8 – 18, 2017

Custer County Fair
August 8 – 11, 2017

Custer Cruisin’ Veterans’ Appreciation Ride

Main Street Square Concert Series- Bo Ladner Band

Arrowhead Pro-Am Golf Tournament
August 8 – 10, 2017

Rapid City Summer Nights

Rapid City Summer Nights
August 8 – 15, 2017

Opening Night Bonus Feature: Hound of the Baskervilles

Prairie Berry Winery’s Summer Music Series

Rapid City Second Fridays Art Walk

South Dakota State Amateur Baseball Tournament
August 9 – 11, 2017

Open 4D Jackpot Barrel Race

Second Fridays Art Walk

Roller Derby

Rushmore Rollerz Pirates vs. Zombies

Aurora Gala Day
Aurora

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Summer Porch Series
Renner

Corn Maze
Harrisburg – Oct 20, 2017

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Summer Porch Series
Renner

Midcontinent Free Day
Watertown

Justin Moore in Concert
Aberdeen

Black Hills Geo-Bash VI
Spearfish –

Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival
Yankton –

Downtown Riverfest
Sioux Falls

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Corn Palace Festival
Mitchell –

Summer Porch Series
Renner

Kool Deadwood Nites
Deadwood –

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Summer Porch Series of South Dakota festivals
Renner

LifeLight South Dakota Festival
Worthing – Sep 1, 2017

Rockin’ RibFest
Yankton

July 25, 2017 –

CHILDREN OF EDEN (PLAY) – CUSTER

Freely based on the story of Genesis, Children of Eden is a frank, heartfelt and often humorous leader in South Dakota festivals.

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August 1, 2017 –

FALL RIVER COUNTY FAIR – EDGEMONT

Rodeos, 4-H, livestock shows, demolition derby, parade, rubber check race, hog wrestling and chuckwagon feed.
– GALA DAY – AURORA

Parade led by Mr. And Mrs. Aurora, Howard and Luella Schlobohm, 5K run/walk, car show, beanbag tournament, Great Plains ZooMobile, Dakota Potters “make and take” raku pottery, teen dance, family-friendly .

SIOUX EMPIRE FAIR – SIOUX FALLS

Livestock judging, petting zoo, exhibits, carnival rides, rodeo and music by Godsmack and others.

WOUNDED KNEE MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RUN

Follows the trail of Chief Big Foot from Fort Yates, N.D. to Wounded Knee.

CUSTER CRUISING

Motorcycle rides and tours, bike show and vendors.

– SIOUX RIVER FOLK FESTIVAL

The lineup for this traditional music festival includes The Barley Jacks with Brian Wicklund, Jack Klatt and the Cat Swingers, Trout Steak Revival, The Jeters, Tom Schaefer with Tom Peterson & .

 

DOWNTOWN ART RECEPTION – South Dakota festivals

Opening art reception for former Spearfish resident Kirk Jordan’s photography show, “Downtown.” The show will run July 30-. Admission: free.

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES – HILL CITY

Another summer of great music at Prairie Berry Winery! No reservations required for our summer music series of outdoor, live acoustic music. Food and drinks are available from the Prairie Berry Kitchen .

 

The Merch Tent: a staple of every big concert. Eclectic paraphernalia lined up in rows and rows, novel items piled on tables. We’re recreating the dizzying joy at Ipso’s Merch Tent. We’ve invited ten artists .

STRAW BALE DAYS – CARTHAGE

Parade, cow plop bingo, children’s games, baseball, pie-eating contest, and music.

BIKE MS : PEDAL THE PLAINS – SIOUX FALLS

Bicyclists choose between 50-, 75- or 100-mile routes, with live music, massage therapists, heated pool and banquet at the finish line.

GLACIAL LAKES 4-H RODEO – SISSETON

South Dakota youth ages 8-18 compete to qualify for state competition. Ambassador horsemanship competition on Saturday.

OUTDOOR UNIVERSITY –
SIOUX FALLS

Introducing South Dakota’s outdoors through family-friendly activities like fishing, kayaking, outdoor cooking, archery and more.

FOOTHILLS CLASSIC CAR & TRACTOR SHOW –
WESSINGTON SPRINGS

Eighteen car and truck classes, seven tractor classes plus kids’ pedal pull, motorcycle show, hot wheels derby and broads’ powder puff pull.
BLOOMIN’ QUILT PARTY –
BROOKINGS

Over 140 quilts on display, flowers, music by bagpipers, fiddlers and Plum Crazy and memorial for quilter Karen Spurgeon.

CHALK IN THE PARK – BELLE FOURCHE

Each artist will get a 4 ft. by 4 ft. square to create a masterpiece. Chalk and supplies are provided. Reserve early to reserve space. The registered artist work will be judged by a panel of 3 to determine .

INSIDE OUT – RAPID CITY

Art, scavenger hunt, urban plein air competition and wet sale, community sculpture and mural, artist trading card show and workshop, artist booths, kids’ activities, prizes and family-friendly fun.

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES –
HILL CITY

 

Another summer of great music at Prairie Berry Winery! No reservations required for our summer music series of outdoor, live acoustic music. Food and drinks are available from the Prairie Berry Kitchen .

Sioux Empire Fair is the largest fair in South Dakota. The event takes place over nine days in August and includes carnival rides, food, agricultural shows, live entertainment, exhibits and much more.

A similar event is the South Dakota State Fair n August to September in Huron, South Dakota.
Powwows are celebrations of Native American culture and heritage and often include traditional dress, dancing, music, arts and crafts, singing and other cultural activities. Powwows are held throughout the year, especially in summer. Browse a list of powwows in South Dakota to learn more.

The Buffalo Roundup & Arts Festival at Custer State Park allows visitors to watch a roundup of around 1,300 buffalo. After the roundup, visitors can see arts and crafts vendors, enjoy pancakes and other food, see traditional Native American entertainment and enjoy other fun activities over two days in September. Learn more at the state park website.

Wild Bill Days and Days of ‘76 rodeo are two events held in the historic city of Deadwood. Wild Bill Days brings free music and entertainment to the city each June, while the Days of ’76 Rodeo includes a parade and rodeo events each July. Browse the Historic Deadwood website for more information on historical and cultural events in the city.

Oahe Days is a music and arts festival in Steamboat Park in Pierre. The June event features live music, a parade, art exhibits, food, art vendors and other fun activities for kids and adults.

Crazy Horse VolksMarch is an annual hike up the Crazy Horse Memorial. Though the memorial isn’t complete, up to 15,000 hikers attend the event during the first full weekend in June and can see a close-up view of the mountain sculpture, which includes the 87-foot high face of Crazy Horse.

South Dakota festivals in September 2017

Here are the top September South Dakota festivals you dont want to miss this year.

  1. South Dakota State Fair – The South Dakota State Fair is a great event held in Huron on September 01, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  2. Lifelight South Dakota – The Lifelight South Dakota is a great event held in Worthing
  3. Ribs Rods and Rock ‘n Roll – The Ribs Rods and Rock ‘n Roll is a great event held in Vermillion on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  4. James Valley Threshing and Two Cylindar Club Show – The James Valley Threshing and Two Cylindar Club Show is a great event held in Andover on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  5. Deadwood Jam – The Deadwood Jam is a great event held in Deadwood on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  6. North Country Fiber Fair – The North Country Fiber Fair is a great event held in Watertown
  7. Empire Mall Fall Festival – The Empire Mall Fall Festival is a great event held in Sioux Falls on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  8. Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival – The Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival is a great event held in Custer
  9. Deadwood Oktoberfest

Sidewalk Arts Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Washington Pavilion, 301 South Main Avenue
Huron Prairie Fest

Huron, South Dakota at Mountain-Prairie
Sioux Falls Germanfest
Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Falls Park
Kuchen Festival and Harvest Festival
Delmont, South Dakota at Downtown Delmont and at the Farm just 1/4 mile west of Delmont
Beef `n Fun Day

Mobridge, South Dakota at Main Street

AQHA Region 2 Championship Show
Rapid City, South Dakota at Central State Fairgrounds
South Dakota Film Festival in Aberdeen is held each September. Many films from the Great Plains region of the U.S. are included in the festival, but other feature films, documentaries, short films and other pieces are also included. Another film festival in South Dakota is the Black Hills Film Festival in Hill City.

North Country Fiber Fair
Watertown, South Dakota at Codington County Extension Complex
Edgemont Fall Festival

Edgemont, South Dakota at Downtown Edgemont and Mud Hill
German – Russian Schmeckfest

Eureka, South Dakota at 7th Street
American Indian Day and Powwow Celebration
Chamberlain, South Dakota at Saint Joseph’s Indian School

Holiday Arts Fall Show
Mitchell, South Dakota at Masonic Temple

Buffalo Roundup Art Festival
Custer, South Dakota at Custer State Park

Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival
Custer, South Dakota at Custer State Park

South Dakota festivals in October 2017

  • Huron Harvest Fest
  • Pumpkin Fest and Lighted Night Parade in Webster, South Dakota at Throughtout Webster
  • River City Band Festival in Chamberlain, South Dakota at Chamberlain’s Main Street
  • Harvest Festival in Renner, South Dakota at Strawbale Winery

South Dakota festivals in November 2017

  • Winter Wonderland Kick-Off
  • Winterfest
  • Rapid City Thanksgiving Show

South Dakota festivals in December 2017

  • Rapid City Christmas Show
  • Winterwonder Land

South Dakota festivals in January 2017

  • Aberdeen Winterfest in Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • Frederick Running Festival in Frederick, South Dakota
  • Mobridge Area Art Show in Mobridge, South Dakota
  • Black Hills Dance Festival in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Harvest Festival in Renner, South Dakota
  • Fall Sioux Empire Arts & Crafts Show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Festival Of Bands in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Parade of Lights in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Winterfest Of Wheels in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • USD Spring Orchestra Festival in Vermillion, South Dakota

2016 Tulip Time Festival in Holland Michigan Should not be missed!

Holland Tulip Time Festival

Tulip Time Festival – If you’re looking for a May getaway there is no better destination than the Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan. The festival began in 1929 to celebrate Dutch heritage in the community. Today the fun continues with three parades, Dutch Dancers, national and regional entertainment, dinner shows, Dutch market, fireworks, and the stars of the show: our millions of tulips.
Don’t miss the chance to see the festival recently named as one of the World Top 5 Tulip Festivals by the World Tulip Summit Society. For more information or a copy of the festival brochure call  or visit.

Children at the Tulip Festival in wooden shoes
Kids at the Tulip Festival in wooden shoes

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One of the hottest events in Holland this year is the Tulip Time Festival in the great state of Michigan. This year will be no exception, the Holland event usually attracts quite the following and this year the Tulip Time Festival will be stepping up their game and bringing it to a whole new level.
Date Published: 01/02/2016
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Top 5 events to see at the Tulip time Festival in 2016

  1. Tulips,
  2. Dutch Dance,
  3. Bill Engvall,
  4. Dutch Food,
  5. Trolley Tours
Holland Tulip Time Festival
Holland Tulip Time Festival 2016

2015 Towsontown Spring Festival

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2015 Towsontown Spring Festival

The Towsontown Spring Festival started 48 years ago as the Towsontown Art Exhibit. Today the festival is the largest outdoor festival in Maryland and one of the largest on the east coast. Approximately 250,000 visitors attend the two day event with more than 450 vendors to satisfy the appetites of our patrons.

The festival features three entertainment stages with over 30 acts and numerous national attractions.Opening ceremonies are held at the corner of Washington and Pennsylvania Avenues at 12:00 pm Saturday, May 2nd. Prior to opening ceremonies there will be Bag Pipers, Color Guard and the Chief Musician from the Department of the Navy to sing the National Anthem.

Bring your family and friends to enjoy all our wonderful summertime foods, unique vendors and the variety of entertainment!

Towsontown Spring Festival 2015 dates

May 2nd to 3rd, 2015

Top 5 events for the Spring fest 2015

  1. live music,
  2. 450+ vendors,
  3. opening ceremonies,
  4. auto trade show,
  5. beer gardens

2015 Towsontown Spring Festival Address

400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland, 21204
United States

Festival Genre:

Arts and craft festivals, Food festivals, beer or wine festivals, Carnivals, music festivals

Festival Website:

www.towsontownfestival.com

Festival Attendance (expected): 250,000

5 words people use to describe this festival:

best entertainment on east coast

Openings for vendors still available to purchase?:

Yes and vendors are allowed to create and sell custom event products

Referred By: Maryland best 2015 festivals and events

2014 Towsontown Spring Festival

Towsontown Spring Festival
Submitted July 11, 2013 – 10:06AM by info@towsonchamber.com
Name 5 of the top events to see at the festivals:

All Music Areas are FREE to enter-Monster of Mock Tribute Stage,Classic Rock Stage, Easey Listening Stage, Live Acts Stage Carnival Rides,
Your top 5 best words to describe your festival or event?: We have something for everyone!
What type of festival is it? (festival genre): Music festival, Arts festival, Food or wine, DanceAddress of festival:, Carnival
Expected Attendance:

250,000
2014 Festival / event start date:

5/4/2014 to 5/5/2014
Openings for vendors still available to purchase?:

Yes and vendors are allowed to create and sell custom event products

Over 250,000 people attend the Towsontown Spring Festival and we have added many wonderful additions to insure 2013 will be our best year ever!!
The Spring Festival has always offers a wide variety of wonderful festival food. Selections range from palate pleasers like, pit beef, cheesesteaks, and crab pretzels to ethnic delights and funnel cakes. Due to the popularity of “Food Network”, we decided to bring in some great area specialties restaurants like Looney’s Pub, Red, Hot and Blue (true Memphis B-B-Q) Qudoba and Conrad’s (fresh seafood delights). We also have, Johnsonville Big Taste Grill, the largest Brats Grill in the country (90ft.)
Besides our fabulous food, the festival is a great place to buy that special Mother’s Day, graduation or wedding present because there is such a wonderful variety of things from which to choose. It’s also a great place to pick up a little something for yourself. The Festival is shopping at its best!
New* Family Fun Area- located beside the Hamilton Bank off of Pennsylvania Ave. The kid area will have FOR THE FIRST TIME Carnival Rides!!!! We will also have face painting, free Balloon Art and tons of fun for our younger festival goers to enjoy.
New* All Music Areas FREE-The Towsontown Spring Festival knows how important it is to provide great music for its guests. This year is no different! Each music area has a different sound to satisfy all genres of music lovers. This year entry to all music venues if FREE.
New* HFS and The Fan Rock Garden- located by Maryland Signs and Graphics on Lower Chesapeake Ave. Stop by and listen to some Alternative rock music by some of our great local and regional bands. We also have the “Big Budweiser Bar” an outdoor bar with T.V.’s and Video Games. We have added a large seating area where you can take the load off; enjoy great food by Looney’s Pub and a cool beverage.
New* “The Monsters of Mock” Mix 106 Plaza Stage- located between Upper Pensylvania Ave and Upper Chesapeake Ave. This area is not just good music but promises a GREAT Show!! The Plaza Stage is a tribute area to great bands from the past, like the Beatles, Journey, AC/DC, Kiss and U2. Plus wonderful food by Red Hot and Blue ( true Memphis B-B-Q)!!
New*Seafood by the Bay- located on Lower Baltimore Ave will be the Classic Rock Garden. Stop by and enjoy fabulous fresh seafood from Conrad’s Crab and Seafood Market, with a cold beer, wine and a verity of summertime beverages. Enjoy great classic rock by some of our great local bands while you sit underneath beautiful shady trees.
Music in the Courthouse Gardens- located off of Washington Ave where relaxation is the key. Enjoy local school bands and summer time music while gazing upon the various flowers located in the Courthouse Gardens. Refresh yourself with beverages including beer and wine. This area will soothe the mind and soul.
Antique Classic Cars – located on Lower Baltimore Ave is a favorite area for many. We will have dozens of classic cars on display this year. They take you back to a wonderful time – when life was free and easy.
Freedom Fun Zone – located on the north side of the festival grounds at the corner of Washington and Allegheny Ave. We will have the Minute Man HUMVEE, an Obstacle Course, Basketball Shoot, and a Rock Climbing Wall. Be sure to stop by and thank the Army National Guard for running this event.
Parking- Is only $5 at County lots in and around Towson.

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Graham Fall Festival

Graham Fall Festival
Top 5 events to see at the festival:

  1. Graham Pumpkin Run (5K and 1K),
  2. Uncage the Lion Caged Dodge Ball Tourney,
  3. Nighttime activities including
  4. carnival games, music,
  5. food

Graham Fall Festival Address

735 Oak St
Graham, Texas, 76450
United States

Festival dates:

10/12/2014

October TX events

Festival Genre: County Fairs, Carnivals
Festival image: http://www.grahamfallfest.com/
Festival Website: http://www.grahamfallfest.com/
Attendance: 1,500

5 words to sum up this great festival

Family oriented Christian fun

Festival Summary:
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Come experience some Texas-sized fun at the Graham Fall Fest on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The day’s events have something for every age and walk of life!

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