Reservations for the 2023 State Fair will open on April 17. The only sites available for reservation will be self-contained campsites in Gate 13 and Gate H. Both of these campgrounds are approxiately a block off of the fairgrounds. View the Fairgrounds map below for location in relation to the nearest gates.
Though there is no power in these sites, campers are welcome to bring a generator. All sites are approximately 20’ x 40’. There is a bath/shower house inside of Gate 13. Gate H does not have a bathroom, but porta-potties are available on site and campers are welcome to use the bath/shower houses inside of the fairgrounds.
The reservation package is $240, which includes 6 nights of camping (Aug 29-Sept 4) and 4 weekly gate admission wristbands.
For more information or to make a reservation, please call the South Dakota State Fair Administration Office at 605.353.7340 or email.
Reservations are only offered for the entire package. For camping on a nightly basis, please see below.
Nightly camping is available at Lot J, a few blocks SW of the fairgrounds. Sites are self-contained (no hookups) but generators are welcome. Sites are first come-first serve with approximately 40 sites available. No reservations are taken for nightly camping. Upon arrival to Huron, go to the Gate 13 gate house (entrance along Old Hwy 14) to pay. The camping attendant will then direct you to the nightly camping area.
The price for nightly camping is determined on the arrival date:
Tuesday, August 29: $150
Wednesday, August 30: $125
Thursday, August 31: $100
Friday, September 1: $75
Saturday, September 2: $50
Sunday, September 3: $25
Courtesy Carts are available to bring campers to/from the fairgrounds upon request.
For questions on nightly camping, call 605.353.7340 or email.
Those that make reservations prior to August 15, 2023 will receive renewal forms for the 2024 State Fair in early January.
For questions on camping reservation renewals, please call 605.353.7340 or email.
Interested in camping at the State Fairgrounds during non-fair time? Click here for information.
If you have camping questions, please call 605.353.7340 or email.
- Buffalo Trails
- Coyote Corner
- Gopher Run
- Honey Bee Lane
- Pasque Park
- Pheasant Park S2
- Pheasant Park S3
- Rushmore Court
- Walleye Island
Cancellation Policy: Any cancellations prior to 30 days before the State Fair start date must provide written notice to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued after 30 days prior to State Fair start date.
Note: The State of South Dakota and its employees shall not be liable or in any way responsible for injury, damage, liability, loss, or expense resulting to the user and those it brings on the premises due to accidents, mishaps, misconduct, negligence, or injuries, either in person or property.
Fires/Fire pits: Due to safety concerns, NO campfires or open fires are allowed on the fairgrounds. Propane fire pits are not allowed.