Welcome!

Welcome to the SD State Fairgrounds where we host events year round! Make plans to attend August 28 - September 1, 2014! In the meantime, there are great events happening on the fairgrounds, such as It's a Guy Thing - Men's Expo, Wheel Jam, the SD BBQ Championships, livestock events, horse events and so much more! We'll see you there!
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Mission Statement

To have the State Fair Park be seen as a successful year-round, family-friendly venue that showcases youth, achievement, agriculture and community.


South Dakota's Largest Classroom

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Looking for a venue to host your next event?

Look no farther than the SD State Fairgrounds! The OC Beef Barn is perfect for livestock shows, barrel racing, etc. The Women's Building and Expo Building are perfect for meetings, reunions, wedding dances, demonstrations, etc.

Call the SD State Fair office at (605) 353-7340 for more information.


Are you a State Fair fan?

Help us promote the State Fair in your community! Become a member of the State Fair Street Team and we'll send you event guides and posters to distribute in your community! Sign up now to become a Street Team member. When you sign up to become a member, a State Fair official will contact you in regards to the amount of guides and posters you'll need.