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South Dakota State Fair
January 12, 2017
Big and Rich first concert announcement for SD State Fair
HURON — The South Dakota State Fair, a division of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, announces Big and Rich and Cowboy Troy will perform at the state fair grandstand on Friday, Sept. 1.
January 12, 2017 - 5:15pm
September 30, 2016
South Dakota State Fair attendance up slightly over 2015
HURON (AP) — Attendance at this year's South Dakota State Fair was up slightly from 2015. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture says the five-day fair in Huron earlier this month drew 211,371 people, that's about 480 more visitors than last year. South Dakota State Fairgrounds...
September 30, 2016 - 10:42am
September 16, 2016
South Dakota State Fair brings in nearly $175,000 in taxes
HURON (AP) — The state Department of Revenue says tax revenues for this year's South Dakota State Fair have added up to nearly $175,000. The...
September 16, 2016 - 12:02pm
August 31, 2016
Grandstand tickets bought before fair include free admission
HURON (AP) — The South Dakota State Fair is reminding attendees that grandstand tickets purchased by Wednesday will come with free gate admission. Tickets bought during the fair don't include gate admission. The fair runs from Thursday through Monday. Grandstand acts include the...
August 31, 2016 - 11:41am
August 26, 2016
Governor asks South Dakotans to honor veterans at state fair
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is calling on state residents to honor veterans at the South Dakota State Fair. Daugaard has proclaimed Sept. 1 to be Veterans Day at the fair at the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans and active military personnel...
August 26, 2016 - 11:09am
August 16, 2016
SD State Fair to host Chili Challenge and Pork Butt Battle
HURON—The South Dakota State Fair is seeking entries for the Jack's Campers Chili Challenge and the Pork Butt Battle sponsored by Advanced Bio Energy and SD Pork Producers. The Jack's Campers Chili Challenge takes place Sept. 2, at Horticulture Park. Cooking begins at 8 a.m....
August 16, 2016 - 10:13am
August 13, 2016
State Treasurer to have unclaimed property booth at fair
ABERDEEN (AP) — The State Treasurer's office is setting up a booth at the Brown County Fair to give unclaimed property back to the rightful owners. The State Treasurer's Unclaimed Property Division will have a booth open starting Tuesday. Unclaimed property refers to accounts in...
August 13, 2016 - 10:12am
July 26, 2016
Become the next Dakota Star at the South Dakota State Fair
HURON — Performers can make their voice heard at the South Dakota State Fair and become the next Dakota Star at the Dakota Star Talent Competition, sponsored by Dakotaland Federal Credit Union. More than $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to Dakota Star division winners....
July 26, 2016 - 10:11am
May 23, 2016
Longstanding family farms, ranches set to be recognized
HURON (AP) — Families that have spent 100 or 125 years of life on farming or ranching have the opportunity to be recognized during the South Dakota State Fair. The recognition will be awarded Sept. 1 at the fair in Huron. A farm or ranch is eligible if at least 80 acres of original...
May 23, 2016 - 12:15pm
April 29, 2016
SD State Fair seeks SD talent for Sherwin Linton's AARP Centennial Stage Show
HURON—The South Dakota State Fair and entertainer Sherwin Linton are looking for South Dakota entertainers of all genres and styles to be included in the 2016 State Fair AARP Centennial Stage Shows. Linton, who is originally from South Dakota, has been a perennial favorite at...
April 29, 2016 - 11:15am
April 15, 2016
John Kay & Steppenwolf, Foghat to perform at state fair
HURON (AP) — John Kay & Steppenwolf and Foghat will take the grandstand stage Sept. 4 at the South Dakota State Fair. State Fairgrounds manager Peggy Besch says the performers are "going to put on a great classic rock show." John Kay & Steppenwolf are known for hits including...
April 15, 2016 - 6:03pm
March 3, 2016
Country music star Kip Moore to sing at South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — Country music star Kip Moore has been booked to perform at the South Dakota State Fair this summer. Fair officials say Moore and opening act Reckless Kelly will perform at the grandstand on Saturday, Sept. 3. It's the first musical act announced for the fair. Some of...
March 3, 2016 - 1:16pm
October 7, 2015
South Dakota State Fair attendance up slightly over 2014
HURON (AP) — Attendance at this year's South Dakota State Fair was up slightly from 2014, pleasing organizers. The state Agriculture Department says the five-day fair in Huron last month drew 210,893 people, about 400 more than last year. Attendance in 2014 was up 15 percent...
October 7, 2015 - 2:07pm
September 5, 2015
Logan Mize, The Band Perry keep it country at SD State Fair
HURON—The country hits continue tonight in Huron. Candy Briley, marketing and events coordinator for the South Dakota State Fair said...
September 5, 2015 - 10:47pm
Huey Lewis and the News to groove on the grandstand
HURON—Rock your way back in time. On Sunday, popular '80s and '90s blues and pop rock sensation Huey Lewis and the News will wrap up the...
September 5, 2015 - 10:38pm