About Us

Welcome to the South Dakota State Fairgrounds where we host events year round! Make plans to attend the 135th South Dakota State Fair, September 3 - September 7, 2020! In the meantime, there are great events happening on the fairgrounds, such as Red Power Round Up, Wheel Jam, the South Dakota BBQ Championships, livestock events, horse events and so much more! We'll see you there!

Our mission is: The South Dakota State Fair Park is a multi-purpose, year-round facility focusing on agricultural, equestrian, youth, cultural and community events that are family friendly and showcase the best of the great state of South Dakota.

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Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present. The South Dakota State Fair cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.

We will implement enhanced health and safety measures for our guests and staff members during the 2020 South Dakota State Fair.

COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. The CDC and State of South Dakota advise those who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, including those over age 60 and those suffering from underlying medical conditions to evaluate their own risk in determining whether to attend the State Fair. People who show no symptoms can spread Coronavirus if they are infected, and any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of infection. By visiting the South Dakota State Fairgrounds, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.