South Dakota State Fair Foundation

The South Dakota State Fair Foundation was created in 1992 with a mission to support activities designed to enhance, improve, expand and continue the South Dakota State Fair.

Support the South Dakota State Fair Foundation. Donations may include gifts of:

  • Cash
  • Grain (contact your local elevator)
  • Livestock (contact the State Fair Foundation)
  • Tribute or memorial gifts
  • Retirement fund assets
  • Charitable trusts
  • Real estate
  • Matching gifts
  • Gifts in-kind (subject to approval by the South Dakota State Fair Foundation according to its gift acceptance policy)

Commemorate a special person, treasured occasion, or your overwhelming love for the fair with a personalized bench or planter! Contact the State Fair office at (605) 353-7340 or via email today for more information. 

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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.