50th Anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant (De Smet)

Dates: July  9-11, July 16-18 and July 23-25, 2021; July 8-10, July 15-17 and July 22-24, 2022
Website: http://www.desmetpageant.org/

50th Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell)

Date: July 13-18, 2021
Website: https://www.cornpalacestampede.com/index.php

81st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (Sturgis)

Dates: August 6-15, 2021; August 6-15, 2022
Website: https://www.sturgismotorcyclerally.com/index.php?page=home

Riverboat Days (Yankton)

Date: August 20-22, 2021
Website: https://riverboatdays.com/

South Dakota State Fair (Huron)

Date: September 2-6, 2021
Website: https://www.sdstatefair.com/

Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup & Arts Festival (Custer)

Dates: September 24-25, 2021; September 30-October 1, 2022
Website: https://gfp.sd.gov/buffalo-roundup/

Crazy Horse Memorial Volksmarch (Custer)

Dates: September 26, 2021; June 4-5 and September 25, 2022
Website: https://crazyhorsememorial.org/visit/special-events/volksmarch

Annual Black Hills Powwow and Art Market (Rapid City)

Date: October 8-10, 2021
Website: https://www.blackhillspowwow.com/ 

Christmas at the Capital (Pierre)

Date: November 24, 2021-January 2, 2022
Website: https://christmasatthecapitol.sd.gov/events.aspx

Annual Black Hills Stockshow & Rodeo (Rapid City)

Date: January 28, 2021-February 6, 2022
Website: https://www.blackhillsstockshow.com/

Take in carnival rides, food vendors, a chainsaw sculpting demo and much more at Riverboat Days in Yankton, South Dakota, set for August 20-22, 2021. Photo courtesy South Dakota Tourism

These events are annual and fall on similar dates each year. For additional information on each event, please visit the website or contact the Global Travel & Trade Team at the Department of Tourism.  For more South Dakota event listings, visit https://www.travelsouthdakota.com/things-to-do/events

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