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.


June 21 – 22. Cherapa Place, Sioux Falls. 5 p.m. and 2 p.m. Head to Downtown Sioux Falls for the 10th Annual 605 Summer Classic, sponsored by 605 Magazine. Enjoy All South Dakota Beer Tasting with breweries like Lost Cabin Beer Co., Buffalo Ridge Brewing, and Fernson Brewing Co. Then, dance the night away with two nights of live music, headlined by Dabin and Sammy Adams. More info: 605summerclassic.com.


June 22. BronzeAge Art Casting, LLC, Sioux Falls. 8 p.m. Grab your lawn chair and get ready to watch art be created live at an outdoor performance pour. Head over earlier in the day to attend a workshop and learn about the art of iron casting, and maybe create something for yourself! Contact BronzeAge for details and registration. More info: facebook.com.


June 21 – 23. Various locations, Rapid City. Various times. Get outside and explore the Black Hills at The Black Hills Mountain Fest. With free concerts, single-track and endurance races, and outdoor education seminars, this festival has something for everyone. Proceeds will help fund outdoor education, trail maintenance, and opportunities for youth in Rapid City. More info: bhmtfest.com.


June 20 – 22. Steamboat Park, Pierre. Various times. Head to the capital city for a 3-day art and music fesival, Oahe Days. See Saved by the 90’s to kick off the party on Friday night, and then enjoy a weekend of live music and community celebration. More info: oahedays.com.


June 22 – 23. Fishback Soccer Complex, Brookings. Noon. Let’s go fly a kite! At the Brookings Kite Festival, you can view huge demonstration kites or fly your own, get your face painted, and eat South Dakota State University ice cream. Sponsored by the South Dakota Art Museum and Optimist International, this free event is fun for all ages. More info: facebook.com.


150th Annual Midsommar at Dalesburg
June 21st – June 23rd
Dalesburg Lutheran Church, Vermillion
2 p.m.

Retro Day
June 22nd
Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

2019 Downton Loft Tour
June 22nd
Downtown, Sioux Falls
All day.

Summer Sunday Pizza Night
June 23rd
Good Roots Farm & Garden, Brookings
5 p.m.


Hub City Hotshots vs Western Nebraska Pioneers
June 17th – June 18th
Fossum Field, Aberdeen
6:35 p.m.

Sioux Falls Canaries vs St. Paul Saints
June 17th – June 20th
Sioux Falls Stadium, Sioux Falls
7:05 p.m.

Pierre Trappers vs Spearfish Sasquatch
June 19th – June 20th
Hyde Stadium, Pierre
7:05 p.m.

South Dakota Open
June 20th – June 23rd
The Bluffs Golf Course, Vermillion
8 a.m.


Ride 4A Wish Foghat and Indigenous Concert
June 21st
Dakota Sioux Casino and Hotel, Watertown
5:30 p.m.

Sioux Falls Walk to End Epilepsy
June 22nd
Great Life Performance Center, Sioux Falls
8 a.m.

Plane Pull
June 22nd
Maverick Air Center, Sioux Falls
9 a.m.


Pink Fuzz- Stem Cells Live!
June 18th
Total Drag Records, Sioux Falls
7 p.m.

Shamarr Allen
June 19th
Levitt At the Falls, Sioux Falls
7 p.m.

June 20th
Main Street, Rapid City
6 p.m.

Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
June 20th
Levitt At the Falls, Sioux Falls
7 p.m.

June 21st
Icon Lounge and Events, Sioux Falls
7 p.m.

Davina & the Vagabonds
June 21st
Levitt at the Falls, Sioux Falls
7 p.m.

June 21st
Deadwood Mountain Grand, Deadwood
8 p.m.

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