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South Dakota offers great events and festivals throughout 2013. Check out all of the events here.

South Dakota Events 2013

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June Festivals and Events in South Dakota

June 13-16, 2013  Teapot Days – Tea, South Dakota
Crowning of Ma and Pa Teapot, teapot displays, carnival, parade, 5k run, tractor pull, car show, antique farm equipment, cow pie bingo, fireworks and more.

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July Festivals and Events in South Dakota

JULY 4, 2013 – There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.

July 15-17, 2013  Antique Power Show – Huron, South Dakota
Experience the historical days of antique tractors, cars, steam and stationary gas engines during the Antique Tractor and Power Show. The event features about 150 exhibits and displays, entertainment, demonstrations, flea market, parade and tractor and car games. The Antique Power Show always takes place the weekend of Father’s Day, so bring Dad out to enjoy the many things to see!  The event is held at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds and admission is free.

July 19-20, 2013  Cookin’ on Kampeska: Wing Fling & BBQ Thing
Watertown, South Dakota
The successful family friendly event will feature a State Championship Kansas City BBQ Society competition. With over $8,000 in prize money to be given away along with a bid to the National BBQ Competition, Cookin’ on Kampeska is expected to draw both national and international competitors. We are ramping up the entertainment this year!

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August Festivals and Events in South Dakota

August 20-22, 2013  DakotaFest 2013 – Mitchell, South Dakota
Annual outdoor farm show that takes place outside of Mitchell, South Dakota. The show includes more than 550 companies on over 50 acres of land.
(also: ) Attendance: 30,000.

August 29-Sept 2, 2013  South Dakota State Fair – Huron, South Dakota

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September Festivals and Events in South Dakota

ugust 29-Sept 2, 2013  South Dakota State Fair – Huron, South Dakota

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October Festivals and Events in South Dakota

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November Festivals and Events in South Dakota

November 28, 2013  Thanksgiving Day – Nationwide
All StatesThere are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list.   (4th Thursday in November).

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