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.


February 13-16. Various locations, Brookings. All day. Celebrating its sixth year, Frost Fest is a city-wide celebration of all things winter. From an indoor golf simulator to an Ice Fishing Derby, Brookings is bringing the community together for three days of indoor and outdoor winter fun. More info: visitbrookingssd.com.


February 15th. Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls. Noon. Calling all beer lovers! The 6th Annual Sioux Empire on Tap is bringing over 50 different breweries to Sioux Falls with the opportunity to taste for four or six hours. Live music from Too Drunk to Fish and good eats like walking tacos and chislic will keep your stomach full and your ears happy. More info: americaontap.com.


February 14. 445 Martini Lounge, Rapid City. 8:30 p.m. Spend this Valentine’s Day with your favorite person, dressed to impress, and donning your best masks. The Best Dressed winner will win $200, but don’t worry if you don’t win – champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and a raw oyster bar will be available for everyone. More info: facebook.com.


February 14-16. Various locations, Aberdeen. Times vary. This annual event is a weekend long filmmaking competition where teams create a seven minute film and show it to the public at the end of the weekend. Writing, filming, and editing are all parts of the process, so make sure you head to Capitol Theatre to see all of their hard work at play. More info: fischgaard.com.


February 15. Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls. 9 a.m. Fulfill your need to support local charities and indulge in South Dakota-made goods. With all funds supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Dakota, there is no need to feel guilty for buying home décor, apparel, and self-care products. More info: facebook.com.


Lovermillion Day
February 13th
Sanford Coyote Sports Center, Vermillion
7 p.m.

Falls Overlook Wine Dinner
February 14th
Falls Overlook Café, Sioux Falls
6:30 p.m.

Go Fish
February 14th – February 15th
Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science, Sioux Falls
Times vary.

Hunks The Show
February 15th
Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel, Watertown
Times vary.


Sioux Falls Skyforce vs Delaware Blue Coats
February 11th
Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls
6:30 p.m.

Rapid City Rush vs Allen Americans
February 12th, February 14th, February 15th
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City
Times vary.

4GMX Indoor Winter Motocross
February 15th
Central States Fairgrounds, Rapid City
6:30 p.m.

Frostbite Frolic
February 15th
Innovation Village Apartments, Brookings
11 a.m.


Hearts For Habitat Gala
February 13th
Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn, Rapid City
5:30 p.m.

Paws for Wine
February 14th
Swiftel Center, Brookings
5 p.m.

Sweet Treats for Paws & Feets
February 14th
Changing Spaces, Spearfish
1 p.m.

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
February 15th
Old Lumber Company, Vermillion
4 p.m.


Bright Star
February 10th – February 11th
Matthews Opera House & Arts Center, Spearfish
Times vary.

An American in Paris
February 14th
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, Sioux Falls
7:30 p.m.

Lend Me A Tenor
February 14th – February 16th
Black Hills Community Theatre, Rapid City
Times vary.

Next to Normal
February 14th – February 16th
Firehouse Brewing Company, Rapid City
7:30 p.m.

The Wizard of Oz Orchestra
February 15th – February 16th
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, Sioux Falls
Times vary.

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