New Reservations

Reservations for the 2022 State Fair have closed. The only available sites are self-contained campsites in Gate 13 and Gate H. Campers without a reservation looking for a week long site in Gate 13 or Gate H may arrive starting at 7am on Tuesday, August 30. The sites we have left open will be sold on a first come-first serve basis.

For more information, please call the South Dakota State Fair Administration Office at 605.353.7340 or email.

Reservations are not taken for nightly camping. Payment for your stay will be collected upon arrival.

Nightly Camping

Self-contained and tent nightly camping is available at Gate 13 for $25.00 per night*. It's first come, first serve. 

*Total rate will be based on arrival and days left of State Fair..

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.


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.