South Dakota filling up the calendar with upcoming events


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

50th Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell)

Date: July 13-18, 2021

81st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (Sturgis)

Dates: August 6-15, 2021; August 6-15, 2022

Riverboat Days (Yankton)

Date: August 20-22, 2021

South Dakota State Fair (Huron)

Date: September 2-6, 2021

Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup & Arts Festival (Custer)

Dates: September 24-25, 2021; September 30-October 1, 2022

Crazy Horse Memorial Volksmarch (Custer)

Dates: September 26, 2021; June 4-5 and September 25, 2022

Annual Black Hills Powwow and Art Market (Rapid City)

Date: October 8-10, 2021

Christmas at the Capital (Pierre)

Date: November 24, 2021-January 2, 2022

Annual Black Hills Stockshow & Rodeo (Rapid City)

Date: January 28, 2021-February 6, 2022

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

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