Due to the possibility of cancellations, please check events’ websites/postings before attending.
1.) Downtown Brookings Eggapalooza and Golden Egg Hunt
Downtown | Brookings | Times Vary | April 1-4
Start off the month by wandering into downtown Brookings for the Downtown Brookings Eggapalooza’s “eggstra special” deals in the form of events, discounts, giveaways, and products. To participate in the Golden Egg Hunt, grab a passport from any one of the participating businesses. At each of those locations, get a stamp and turn in the collection to get a shot at winning a prize.
MORE INFO: BROOKINGSCHAMBER.ORG.
2.) Downtown Restaurant Week
Downtown | Sioux Falls | All Day | April 2-10
Experience the flavor of downtown Sioux Falls by visiting these seven restaurants during Downtown Restaurant Week: Chef Lance’s on Phillips, CRAVE Food & Drink, DaDa Gastropub, Minervas Restaurant & Bar, Ode to Food & Drink, Parker’s Bistro, and R Wine Bar. Each restaurant is offering a special Restaurant Week menu for only $40 per guest. Each person has a choice of an appetizer to start the meal, a main course, and a dessert.
MORE INFO: DTSF.COM.
3.) Forks, Corks, & Kegs: Food, Wine and Beer Festival
Downtown | Deadwood | Times Vary | April 9-10
On April 9 and 10, Forks, Corks, & Kegs: Food, Wine and Beer Festival will come to Deadwood for the eighth year. Deadwood restaurant favorites will have features to taste and a complimentary drink to pair with it for anyone over 21. Attend various events like Wine Around Deadwood, Appetizer Crawl, and Deadwood Dine Around. The Grand Tasting will be the cherry on top at Deadwood Mountain Grand. Listen to music while tasting items from different vendors.
MORE INFO: DEADWOOD.COM.
4.) Ladies’ Day Out
Citywide | Mitchell | Times Vary | April 17
Stroll through Mitchell on a Saturday to participate in Mitchell Main Street’s annual Ladies’ Day Out. Pick up a passport and get it marked at all of the participating businesses to be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of three prizes. A handful of the participating businesses are Adorn Boutique, The Depot Pub & Grill, Sun Gold Sports, and BR The Diamond Store.
MORE INFO: MITCHELLMAINSTREET.COM.
5.) Black Hills Dance Festival 25th Anniversary
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center | Rapid City | Times Vary | April 22-24
After being canceled due to the pandemic in 2020, the Black Hills Dance Festival is back for its 25th anniversary event. During the day, learn to dance with your partner, or conquer the dance floor by yourself. Whether or not dancing is your thing, try swing dance, country, Latin, or line dance. At the end of the night, wow everyone with your new routines during the evening dances. Dress for the theme of Latin Nights.
MORE INFO: BLACKHILLSDANCEFESTIVAL.COM.
6.) 2021 Skedaddle Half Marathon
605 Running Co. | Sioux Falls | 7 A.M. | April 25
Get involved with the community and 605 Running Company to traverse a scenic course for the 2021 Skedaddle Half Marathon. Throughout the weekend, participate in events, pick up 605 Running Company merch, and immerse yourself in the thrill of the run.
MORE INFO: RUN605.COM.