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.
Brown County Fair | August 13-19 | Fairgrounds, Aberdeen | Times vary.
Nature Day Camp: All About Bison | August 15 | Custer State Park, Custer | 9:30 a.m.
Black Hills Steam & Gas Threshing Bee | August 17-19 | Club Grounds, Sturgis | All day.
Tea Storm Chasers Driver In Movie | August 18 | J&L Harley – Davidson, Sioux Falls | 6 p.m.
Leah Horse 100 Ultra Marathon | August 17-18 | George S. Mickelson Trail, Custer | Times vary.
Wildcat Classic Mountain Bike Race | August 18 | Chataqua Park, Hot Springs | 8 a.m.
Mount Rushmore Rodeo | August 18 | Palmer Gulch, Hill City | 6 p.m.
Leading Ladies Marathon | August 19 | Spearfish Canyon, Spearfish | 7 a.m.
The Big Golf Ball Drop | August 17 | Main Street Square, Rapid City | 10 a.m.
Heart Walk | August 18 | Fawick Park, Sioux Falls | 8:30 a.m.
2ns Annual Coasting’ for Cancer Mile/5k/10k | August 19 | Falls Park, Sioux Falls | 8 a.m.
Soggy Doggy | August 19 | Hillcrest Pool, Brookings | 6 p.m.
Weathered | August 15 | Total Drag Records, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Double Grave & The Velcro Ultrasound | August 16 | Total Drag Records, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Sugar land | August 16 | Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Thursdays on the Platz! | August 16 | Ratingen Platz, Vermilion | 5:30 p.m.
Summer Porch Series | August 16 | Strawbale Winery, Renner | 5 p.m.
Thursdays on the Patio | August 16 | Dakota Brick House, Vermillion | 7 p.m.
Thursdays on the Square | August 16 | Main Street Square, Rapid City | 6 p.m.
White Wall Sessions | August 16 | White Wall Sessions, Sioux Falls | Times vary.
Dendrons, House Vacations & Bodega Sushi | August 17 | Total Drag Records, Sioux Falls 7 p.m.
The Beat Seekers | August 17 | Icon Lounge + Events, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Rich Little | August 17 | Deadwood Mountain Grand, Deadwood | 8 p.m.
Night Moves and Hooks | August 18 | Icon Lounge + Events, Sioux Falls | 7 p.m.
Exile w/ Danny Hall and The Joe Creek Band | August 18 | Silver Spur Restaurant, Pierre | 8 p.m.
Black Hills Opry w/ Aces & Eights | August 18 | Historic Homestake Opera House, Lead | 7 p.m.
Bands and Brews | August 19 | Firehouse Brewing Company, Rapid City | 8 p.m.