1. Spring Volksmarch

June 3-4 • Crazy Horse Memorial • 8 a.m.

Experience the annual Spring Volksmarch up the largest mountain carving-in-progress at the Crazy Horse Memorial. Get an up-close view of the mountain during the most popular organized hike in the United States, which includes a 10K or 6.2-mile hike through the Black Hills’ scenic outdoors and rugged steep inclines. 


2. Siouxland Renaissance Festival

June 3-4 • W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls • 10 a.m.

All lords, ladies, and fair patrons of the Siouxland area are invited to the 22nd Annual Siouxland Renaissance Festival. The W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds will be home to everything from armored jousting to jugglers, dancers, musicians, and the finest of fare, beer, ale, wine, and mead. Be sure to bring the whole family and enjoy the Children’s Realm, as well as the many great stages of entertainment for all ages. 


3. Family Fun Weekend

June 10-11 • Storybook Land, Aberdeen • Times Vary

Don’t miss the excitement of Family Fun Weekend 2023 at Storybook Land. Enjoy activities such as the Family Health and Fitness Day fun Run/Walk, princess and superhero party, kids fishing contest, and sand caste/sculpture building contest on Saturday. End the weekend with the Raiders of the Lost Park scavenger hunt. 


4. Wild Bill Days

June 15-17 • Various Locations, Deadwood • Times Vary

Celebrate the life of Deadwood’s most famous gunslinger, Wild Bill Hickock, at Wild Bill Days. Start the weekend off on June 15 with music from Xpedition at Outlaw Square, and enjoy other big-name artists and your favorite bands on the Main Street Stage throughout the rest of the weekend!


5. Oahe Days Arts & Music Festival

June 16-17 • Steamboat Park, Pierre • Times Vary

Enjoy a weekend by the water at Oahe Days. Between artisan and vendor booths, food and drinks, music, face painting, human foosball, magicians, raffles, and a hot dog eating contest, it’s sure to be a weekend full of fun for the whole family. 


6. 605 Summer Classic Beer & Music Festival

June 24 • 8th & Railroad, Sioux Falls • 12 p.m.

Who’s ready for the 14th annual 605 Summer Classic on June 24?! Don’t miss the all-South Dakota beer tasting in the 8th and Railroad parking lot and vote for the People’s Choice Award (the 605 Cup). Also enjoy outdoor games, food trucks, vendors, local music from Arlinda Peacock and Fine Mess, and performances by Cirka Performance Arts.


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