South Dakota Festivals 2017, 2018

Mobridge Area Art Show 2017

Mobridge Area Art Show

April, 2017

Scherr Howe Arena , Mobridge, South Dakota

Black Hills Dance Festival 2017

Black Hills Dance Festival

April, 2017

Black Hills Dance Company, Rapid City, South Dakota

Spring Fling Home and Garden Show 2017

Spring Fling Home and Garden Show

April, 2017

Mueller Civic Center , Hot Springs, South Dakota

Black Hills Music Festival 2017

Black Hills Music Festival

May, 2017

Elk Horn Ridge RV Resort , Spearfish, South Dakota

History and Garden Festival 2017

History and Garden Festival

May, 2017

Park & Recreation Building , Brookings, South Dakota

RoSfest 2017


May, 2017

The Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, South Dakota

Frederick Running Festival 2017

Frederick Running Festival

May, 2017

Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, South Dakota

Rockin' Ribfest 2017

Rockin' Ribfest

June, 2017

Memorial Park , Yankton, South Dakota

Fort Sisseton Historical Festival 2017

Fort Sisseton Historical Festival

June, 2017

Fort Sisseton, 11907 434th Ave Lake City, SD, Lake City, South Dakota

Beresford Wheels 'n Squeals Festival 2017

Beresford Wheels 'n Squeals Festival

June, 2017

Downtown Beresford , Beresford, South Dakota

Brookings Kite & Bike Festival 2017

Brookings Kite & Bike Festival

June, 2017

Fishback Soccer Complex, 20th St & Medary Ave Brookings, SD, Brookings, South Dakota

Frederick Finn Fest 2017

Frederick Finn Fest

June, 2017

Multiple Locations in Frederick, Frederick, SD, Frederick, South Dakota

Mitchell Summer Soulstice Arts Festival 2017

Mitchell Summer Soulstice Arts Festival

June, 2017

Main Street between 1st and 5th Streets, Mitchell, South Dakota

Siouxland Renaissance Festival 2017

Siouxland Renaissance Festival

June, 2017

W H Lyon Fairgrounds , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Oahe Days Arts Festival 2017

Oahe Days Arts Festival

June, 2017

Steamboat Park , Pierre, South Dakota

Fort Sisseton Historic Festival 2017

Fort Sisseton Historic Festival

June, 2017

Fort Sisseton , Lake City, South Dakota

Maryland Doom Fest 2017

Maryland Doom Fest

June, 2017

TBA, Frederick, South Dakota

Farley Fest 2017

Farley Fest

June, 2017

Farley Park , Milbank, South Dakota

International Vinegar Festival 2017

International Vinegar Festival

June, 2017

Main Street , Roslyn, South Dakota

Summer Soulstice Arts Festival 2017

Summer Soulstice Arts Festival

June, 2017

Downtown Mitchell , Mitchell, South Dakota

Automania 2017


June, 2017

Downtown Brandon , Brandon, South Dakota

Black Hills Bluegrass Festival 2017

Black Hills Bluegrass Festival

June, 2017

Elkview Campground , Sturgis, South Dakota

Rushmore Music Festival 2017

Rushmore Music Festival

June, 2017

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Black Hills State University, Cathedral of Our Lady...., Rapid City/Spearfish, South Dakota

Teapot Days 2017

Teapot Days

June, 2017

City Park , Tea, South Dakota

Red Cloud Indian Art Show 2017

Red Cloud Indian Art Show

June, 2017

Red Cloud Indian School , Pine Ridge, South Dakota

About Festivals in South Dakota

South Dakota events happen in a frontier paradise. New economic growth has created a vibrancy in local events and festivals in South Dakota. The summers are hot and dusty, but the scenic wonders are enchanting (just ask General Custer). The Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo in Rapid City is filled with cowboy-style flair and all day free country music concerts for the entire family. Gold Discovery Days in Custer allows travelers to immerse themselves in the lifestyle of the plains while enjoying all sorts of Americana from classic cars, to crafts, and a world class fiddle contest.

Deadwood, SD is the location for the Days Of '76 celebration, which is a cowboy and cowgirl hub accompanied by a long line-up of country and rock bands in the city's Main Street. Of course, any list of South Dakota music festivals wouldn't be complete without mentioning the country's largest bike rally and biker party in Sturgis. Yes, it's just known as “Sturgis.” This week-long event is sponsored by Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, and features a rousing welcome by the Mayor's office, followed by a nearly endless line-up of bands and street shows. Often rowdy, this festival is geared toward adults, but the rest of the family has the entire state to enjoy in the meantime.