Watertown, South Dakota

Upcoming Events in Watertown South Dakota


1SD0201076e014 - Watertown LATI Annual Car Show for a Cause - There are 6 Classes being judged - Antique, All Rod's and Roadsters, High Performance, Power Sports/Bikes, Truck/Off Road and Sport Compact. 11 am to 3pm.

Registration starts at 10 am with a $10.00 entry fee per vehicle.

Some of the other events going on during this Car Show will be: Bass Competition, 50 50 tickets, Air Brush Temporary Body Painting, Dunk tank and lets not forget a concessions area.

All Proceeds will be going to Make-A-Wish. This event will be held on the New Automotive Department which is located on the corner of 13th St NE and 3rd Ave.

Please call if you have any questions: 605-882-5284 ext 219

Address: 230 11th St. NE , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-5284 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 605-753-0134
Fee: $10.00


29 Celebrating the Arts- Uptown Arts & Craft Festival - This outdoor festival takes place in the Uptown district of Watertown and features artists demonstrations, craft booths, food and beverage vendors, cultural entertainment, kid's activities and more! It is a day in Watertown to celebrate art and inspire artists of all ages! 9:00am-5:00pm.

The Redlin Art Center is pleased to announce that each artist or crafter that registers for a booth at the Uptown Festival of Arts & Crafts will be invited to display one piece of art at the Redlin Art Center. This temporary exhibit will be on display within the Redlin Art Center's gallery from May 31st through July 4th.

Ph: 605-882-8900 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


2 Annual Glacial Lakes Music Festival - Outdoor music concert and food.

Address: Northside of Event Center , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-1777 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

4 Watertown 4th of July Parade and Celebration - The celebrating starts in the morning with a parade of more than 100 floats and participants at 2:00 PM. Musical entertainment and fireworks complete the day. Held in Kranzburg and Watertown.

Address: Watertown Stadium, 1600 W Kemp Ave , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-886-5814 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee for some activities.


30 - 31SD0201076e015 - Watertown Watertown Summer Art Showcase - Want to see the work of award-winning artists from the Upper Midwestern states all under one roof? The Watertown Summer Art Showcase takes place in August at the accessible Ramkota Hotel and Event Center. This indoor show and sales features paintings, bronze sculptures, watercolor, mixed media, pottery, woodcarvings, a Silent Auction, and much more. Visit with artists and learn about their unique talents as they vie for Best of Show and People’s Choice awards.

Show hours: Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm; Saturday from 10:00 to 7:00 pm; Sunday from 10:00 to 5:00 pm.

Address: Ramkota Hotel & Event Center, 1901 9th Ave. SW, Watertown SD , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-2776 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


21 - 22 Casino Speedway Fall Shootout - Two complete shows - all classes
Classes Racing:WISSOTA Street Stocks, WISSOTA Modifieds, WISSOTA Late Models, WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds and Miniakota Sprints
-Pit gates-2 pm., Draw Cutoff-5:15 pm., Candy toss-5:45 pm., Racing-6 pm.

Address: Casino Speedway, 104 S Lake Dr. , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-2855 (Always call and confirm events)

4 Vintiques Show and Shine - This annual event features cars of all types, usually 225 antique and vintage cars from a five-state area. On display will be antiques, hot rods, modifieds, muscle cars, and vintage collectibles. Street vendors are on hand to provide food. 12:00-4:00pm. Usually late August or September.

Address: uptown Watertown. , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-2952 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

4 - 5 Watertown Arts Festival - Annual two day art show and sale by local artists. Art forms includes paintings, sculpture, photography, fabric, both decorative and utilitarian. Show features Artists from six States and provides an atmosphere conducive for meeting and greeting Artists.
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

Address: Goss Opera House and Gallery, 100 E Kemp Ave, , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-5284 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


25 - 26 Quilt Festival - This festival features more than 150 quilted items on display, workshops, vendors and demonstrations. 9am.

Address: Held at the Codington County Extension Complex. , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-753-0229 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: General Admission: $3.00

26 Annual Watertown Farm Toy and Doll Show - Large display of unique farm toys, dolls, trains and more. Buy, sell, trade or just look. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Address: Codington County Extension Complex, 1910 W Kemp Ave , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-886-3958 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Child: free (12 and under) Adults $2

9 Nordefest - Many booths, Norwegian food, Scandinavian delicacies, lefse, pies, donuts and flat bread - all homemade. Morning coffee bar, noon lunch, gift shop and live music.

Address: Grace Lutheran Church, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-886-9187 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


30 Festival of Trees - Public viewing of over 40 beautifully decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and holiday ensemble. There will be pictures with Santa Claus from 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. This will be a great opportunity to get unique decorating ideas for the Holidays.

Address: Watertown Event Center , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-886-6127 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

19 Holiday Lighted Parade - The annual Holiday Lighted Parade features floats, musical entries, horse-drawn carriages and more, all with twinkling lights in honor of the holidays. Santa serves as the Grand Marshall. Carolers and hot chocolate complete the day. 6:30 PM the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Address: uptown Watertown. , Watertown, South Dakota
Ph: 605-882-8900 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

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