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Upcoming Events in Aberdeen South Dakota


April

12 - 14 Annual Aberdeen A.B.A.T.E & FM Crusaders Bike Show and Dance - Enjoy some of the finest bikes in the region. There will be bkies, vendors, and dance sponsored by the Aberdeen A.B.A.T.E. Chapter and the FM Crusaders MC

Address: Dakota Events Center 702 Lamont St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-228-6283 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: aberdeenabate2011@gmail.com
Web: aberdeenabate.blogspot.com/
Fee: Admission

May

27 Walk MS: Aberdeen Walk - Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. This community event raises critical funds to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. It is an experience unlike any other — a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we’ve made and to show the power of our connections. Join friends, family and your community and walk to create a world free of MS. For more information and to register, visit myMSwalk.org.

Address: Aberdeen, SD , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 800-582-5296 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: specialevents@mssociety.org
Web: www.mymswalk.org
Fee: free

4 - 20 Northeast Area Horse Racing - Enjoy 3 weekends of horse racing in Aberdeen! Live horse racing, many food vendors, daily give-aways and children`s activities. Saturday and Sunday.

Address: Brown County Fairgrounds. , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-229-0013 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.sdhorseracing.com
Fee: Free

11 - 12 Amazing May Shopping Day - Amazing May Shopping Day May 18th 11am to 6 pm at the Dakota Event Center in the Dakota Room over 34 booths! Great Shopping and drawings/raffle tickets. Face Painting & animal balloons $7 face $2 balloon & $100 drawing. Aberdeen SD.

Address: Dakota Event Center , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-715-5580 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: amount1231@gmail.com
Web: wishingwellsreflections.weebly.com
Fee: FREE

June

15 - 16 Arts in the Park - More than 120 exhibitors fill Melgaard Park for a weekend of fun, food, entertainment and fantastic arts and crafts!

Address: Melgaard Park , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-226-1557 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: artscouncil@nvc.net
Web: www.AberdeenAreaArtsCouncil.com
Fee: Free

July

3 - 4 Summer Nationals at Brown County Speedway - The areas best stock car racing on dirt for two nights, complete shows each night. Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Midwest Modifieds and Pure Stocks will be in the races. Drivers from all over the upper Midwest will compete for over $52,000 in prize money.

Address: Brown County Fairgrounds Speedway , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-216-4155 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: browncountyspeedway@gmail.com
Web: www.bcspeedway.com
Fee: Admission

3 Wylie Park 4th of July Celebration - Join in the celebration of 4th of July at Wylie Park. During the day visit Storybook Land and the Land of Oz, play mini-golf, ride the Bumper Boats, Go-Karts, Paddleboats, Canoes, Fun Yaks and more. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sunshine.

At night, take part in Storybook Land Theatre Performance in the Castle, Entertainment, Aqua Addicts Ski Show, Duck Derby, music by the Municipal Band, and a Fireworks Display. 10am -10pm.

Ph: 605-626-7015 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: prf@aberdeen.sd.us
Web: www.visitaberdeensd.com
Fee: Free

6 Annual Miles of Smiles - Free family fun day with inflatables and all your favorite characters and games.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM .

Address: Wylie Park , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-225-2236 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bonniedropp@nvc.net
Web: www.aberdeensmiles.com
Fee: Free

19 - 20 Storybook Land Festival - Experience a world of imagination, myth and magic as nationally recognized authors, storytellers, and entertainment bring children's stories to life.

Address: Storybook Land at Wylie Park , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-626-7015 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: prf@aberdeen.sd.us
Web: www.aberdeen.sd.us/sblfestival
Fee: Free

27 Blues, Brews & BBQ - An Aberdeen Area Rib Fest complete with Rib, Brisket and pork vendors, beer garden, multiple bands with emphasis on blues and jazz music, backyard grill master cook-off (for amateur cooks), vendors and children's area. This family oriented festival provides something for everyone in a great, safe, outdoor setting! Cooks are encouraged to compete in the backyard grill master cook-off, its easy to do--if you can cook it on a grill, it qualifies! There are several divisions you can compete in or enter them all! More information coming to the website closer to the event.

Address: Centennial Village - Brown County Fairgrounds, 400 24th Ave NW , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-380-9743 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kgacres@nvc.net
Web: www.sdsnowqueen.com
Fee: Free

August

10 James Valley Model Railroad Open House - 4 different layouts with 3 different scales of trains. Ask members for help. New members welcome. 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Address: Old Milwaukee Railroad Depot - Basement Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-226-2139 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jvmrra@gmail.com
Fee: Free - Donations welcome!

12 - 18 Brown County Fair - The Brown County Fair is an annual event that has 4H and Open Class Exhibits in livestock and static classes. The PRCA brings a rodeo event each year, starting Monday night and ending Tuesday night. The grandstand performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The Brown County Fair also has entertainment on its two free stages. The Holum Expo and Odde Ice Center hosts commercial exhibits Tuesday through Sunday. Northstar Amusement brings the carnival with all your favorite rides and foods on the midway as well! There are plenty of FREE events for the kids including the Kiddie Barrel, Hay Bale Maze, Veggie 500, and more. There is no fee to park, no fee to come, so everyone come enjoy the fair!

Ph: 605-626-7116 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Fair@BrownCounty.sd.gov
Web: www.thebrowncountyfair.com
Fee: Free

18 Aberdeen Air Show - The Aberdeen Air Show will be free admission for all and will be featuring Darrel Massman flying his Panzl, Bill Cowden in a Yak 55, Grant Nielson flying his Pitts S1-S and Pete Talaritas flying either a Clipped Cub or an Extra. All of the performers have many hours flying aerial acts and are excited to come and perform for Aberdeen and the surrounding communities.

Address: Aberdeen Regional Airport , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-228-3373 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jandjproperties@nvc.net
Fee: Free

24SD0201029e016 - Aberdeen Sizzlin Summer Night Car and Bike Show - The region's largest car and motorcycle show! Any car is welcome. No registration fee-no pre-registration. The event features over 300 cars and bikes along with food and other vendors. The evening culminates in a parade of entries. A fun event for the whole family.

Ph: 605-226-3441 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: events@aberdeendowntown.org
Web: aberdeendowntown.org
Fee: Free

September

13 - 14 NE Celtic Faire and Games - The NESD Celtic Faire and Games will feature a unique blend of sporting events, agricultural events and the arts, such as storytelling, dance and music, which will educate the public on Celtic culture and its contribution to our American society and culture. The many activities such as concerts, musical workshops, dance performances, dance instruction, heritage arts demonstrations, traditional Celtic sporting events, historical and genealogical experts and authors will give participants a well-rounded understanding of the Celtic peoples and way of life.

Address: Brown County Fairgrounds 400 24th Ave. NW Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-216-3403 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: robinoneill@nvc.net
Web: www.nesdcelticfaire.com

19 - 21 South Dakota Film Festival - South Dakota's premiere film festival featuring jury-selected films from South Dakota and the world.

Address: Capitol Theatre, 417 S Main Street , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-216-6650 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tomblackinspector@gmail.com
Web: southdakotafilmfest.org/
Fee: Admission

19 Annual Blessing for the Hunt - This is an event for outdoors people--FREE wild game feed! There is a program, booths, gun cleaning, prizes and more. 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM.

Address: First United Methodist Church 502 South Lincoln Street Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-225-5680 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fumcoff@nvc.net
Fee: Free admission

October

25 - 26 Haunted Forest - Two evenings of spooky tunnels, scenes, and forest trails that take visitors approximately an hour to experience. A concession area, movie, and a sales booth help to pass the time while you wait to be scared. A children's day is also provided to allow the little ones a chance to trick or treat. This event begins at 6:30 P.M. and ticket sales end at 10:00 P.M.each evening.

Address: Storybook Land/Wylie Park , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-626-7015 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: prf@aberdeen.sd.us
Web: www.aberdeen.sd.us/parks/parks.html
Fee: $3.00

November

16 - 17 Aberdeen Winterfest - Crafters from a tri-state area exhibit their arts and crafts. Numerous booths with food vendors, music, magic and more. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM .

Address: Aberdeen Civic Arena 201 S Washington St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-226-1557 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: artscouncil@nvc.net
Fee: Adult: $2 Child: 0

December

30 - 1 Christmas on Main with Parade of Lights and More -
6:00 p.m.
At 100 Block
Catch “snowballs” featuring special offers from Downtown merchants.
Lighting Ceremony

6:15 p.m.
At 100 Block
Parade of Lights

6:30 p.m.
ONLINE APPLICATION
Movie on Main

Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
At Capitol Theater
Sponsored by Aberdeen American News
Window Display Contest

Cast your vote all day Friday and Saturday. Ballot boxes located throughout Downtown (look for the gold bows).
Pictures with Santa

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Main Street Photo Works: 10 minute photo session with Santa $19.95
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 100 Block: Take a photo with Santa and his sleigh for FREE.
Two Day Holiday Extravaganza

Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7
Downtown Aberdeen


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Aberdeen Downtown Association
514 S Main St
226-3441

Ph: 605-226-3441 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: infor@aberdeendowntown.org
Web: www.aberdeendowntown.org
Fee: Free

30 - 1 Aberdeen Community Living Christmas Tree - 120-voice choir accompanied by a 40 piece orchestra and children`s choir present one Christmas concert on Saturday and two concerts on Sunday. A 25-foot steel structure with eight tiers holds the choir. Each tier is decorated with greenery and lights that are choreographed with the music. People are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army food drive. Drop off in the Arena foyer.

Address: Aberdeen Civic Arena 201 S Washington St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Aberdeen, South Dakota
Ph: 605-229-6349 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: charleneblondo@gmail.com
Web: www.aberdeenlivingchristmastree.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Dacotah Prairie Museum

21 S Main Street Aberdeen, SD 57402

Aberdeen, SD Museums

Aberdeen Convention and Visitors Bureau

10 Railroad Avenue SW PO Box 78 Aberdeen, SD 57402-0078

Aberdeen, SD Convention Centers

Brown County Fairgrounds Camping

Brown County Fairgrounds 25 Market Street Aberdeen, SD 57401

Aberdeen, SD Campgrounds

Mina Lake Recreation Area

37908 Youth Camp Road Aberdeen, SD 57401

Aberdeen, SD Recreation

Moccasin Creek Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2

Aberdeen, SD Golf Courses

Things to do near Aberdeen, SD

The River of the Double Bend Campground, Inc.

400 W 1st Street Trent, SD 57065 ...

Echo Valley Ranch

23249 376th Avenue Wessington Springs, SD 57382 ...

Edmunds County Museum

319 4th Street Ipswich, SD 57451 ...

Dakotaland Museum

PO Box 1254 Huron, SD 57350 ...

Wild Bill`s Campground

21372 US Highway 385 Deadwood, SD 57732 ...