With so many events taking place in South Dakota, we understand how it can be overwhelming to remember them all. We’ve decided to highlight our favorite things happening week by week, focusing on unique, fun, and creative events across the state.
WWE Monday Nigh Raw | July 2 | Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls | 6:30 p.m.
1880 Train Teddy Roosevelt | July 4 | 1880 Train, Hill City | 1:15 p.m.
Independence Day Celebration | July 4 | Main Street Square, Rapid City | 2 p.m.
50th Annual Black Hills Rod Run | July 5-8 | Count’s Property, Black Hawk | Times vary.
Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo | July 2-4 | Various Locations, Mobridge | All day.
Hub City Hotshots vs Pierre Trappers | July 4 | Fossum Field, Aberdeen | 6:35 p.m.
Spearfish Sasquatch vs Casper Horseheads | July 4 | Black Hills Power Sports Complex, Spearfish | 7:05 p.m.
Sioux Falls Canaries vs Gary Southshore Railcats | July 6-8 | Sioux Falls Stadium, Sioux Falls | Times vary.
Barrel House Fundraising Event | July 2 | The Barrel House, Sioux Falls | 11 a.m.
LAPP Scavenger Hunt | July 3-8 | Various Locations, Watertown | All day.
15th Annual Black Hills Cycles/Maverick Media Charity Ride | July 7 | Various Locations, Spearfish | 10 a.m.
Sol Crafters Festival | July 7 | Central States Fairgrounds, Rapid City | 10 a.m.
Alien Space Kitchen | July 2 | Hydra Beer Hall, Sioux Falls | 9 p.m.
The Faceless | July 3 | Bigs Sports Bar & Billiards, Sioux Falls | 6 p.m.
Summer Concert Series | July 3 | Riverside Park, Yankton | 8 p.m.
4th of July Concert | July 4 | Riverside Park Amphitheater, Yankton | 8 p.m.
Canyon Acoustic Series | July 4 | Spearfish City Park, Spearfish | 6 p.m.
Concert in the Park | July 4 | Memorial Park Bandshell, Rapid City | 8 p.m.
Thursdays on the Platz | July 5 | Ratingen Platz, Vermillion | 5:30 p.m.
Summer Porch Series | July 5 | Strawbale Winery, Renner | 5 p.m.
Thursdays on the Patio | July 5 | Dakota Brick House, Vermillion | 7 p.m.
Thursdays on the Square | July 5 | Main Street Square, Rapid City |6 p.m.
Free First Friday w/ Lucy Pain & DJ Kmoe | July 6 | Wiley’s Tavern, Sioux Falls | 8 p.m.
Scarab | July 6 | Deadwood Mountain Grand, Deadwood | 8 p.m.
Wreckless Eric Returns | July 6 | Total Drag Records, Sioux Falls | 8 p.m.
Stem Cells w/ North by North, Stay Lucky, & SPK | July 6 | Icon Lounge + Events, Sioux Falls | 9 p.m.
Eliza Blue’s “South Dakota, 1st of May” Album Release Concert | July 7 | The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center, Spearfish | 7:30 p.m.
Bobby Bare | July 7 | Deadwood Mountain Grand, Deadwood | 8 p.m.
Helmet | July 8 | Icon Lounge + Events, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Shy Boys, Lot Lizard, & Meriwether Raindelay | July 8 | Total Drag Records, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Amerakin Overdose w/ Devour Once Dead | July 8 | Bigs Sports Bar & Billiards, Sioux Falls | 6 p.m.
Deadwood Sunday Sunday Concert Series | July 8 | Corner of Deadwood Street & Main Street, Deadwood | 2 p.m.