AUG 30 - SEP 3, 2018


Thank You
For Your Support!

Clear Channel
Budweiser / Bud Light
Farmers Union

North Western Energy
Red Wilk Construction
Value Added Agriculture
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Year Round Calendar

Check out our Calendar of Events to see what's happening on the fairgrounds. For information on any event happening on the fairgrounds, call (605) 353-7340.

Cold Storage

Buildings used for seasonal cold storage are open for rent beginning Monday, October 2, 2017 through Monday, April 2, 2018.  For rental rates, please call the SD State Fair Office at (605) 353-7340 or (800) 529-0900.  Rates vary based on size and location.

Building Door Height:           
FFA Exhibit:13’9”             Expo Building: 13’       
Ag Plaza: 13’9”                 Hippodrome: 11’10”
Open Class Beef Complex (farm equipment only): 13’11”
Open Class Dairy Barn: 9’ 10” tall by 9’ 10” wide to 13’ 10” tall by  9’10” wide

Buildings w/ Roof Only

4-H Beef Exhibit: 14’ 4”
4-H Livestock Complex: 17’ drops to 14’

Calendar of Events


Off-Season Use

Off-season use is the use of the grounds, buildings or land of the state fair during the days of the year other than fair week.

Contracts for Off-Season Use

The state fair office shall issue contracts for off-season use of the state fairgrounds.  The state fairgrounds may not be used off-season unless a fully executed copy of a contract is on file in the state fair office.