See What's Going on in Aberdeen

From craft shows to sports, festivals to fairs, Aberdeen is home to amazing one-off events and yearly celebrations. Plan your trip around the Storybook Land Festival, an Aberdeen Wings game or a play at Aberdeen Community Theatre or Northern State University.

Fill in your trip with a visit to Storybook Land or get a different view of the city from our nearly 30 miles of paved trails. Take a break at one of the delicious restaurants or find a unique souvenir in a local boutique.

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Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails, Traveling Exhibit @ DPM

Dacotah Prairie Museum 21 S. Main St., Aberdeen

Dacotah Prairie Museum hosts the traveling exhibit Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails from the Minnesota Children's Museum. Visitors step onto the Island of Sodor where they can climb aboard

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2023 State Softball Tournament

Players Fields Softball Complex 1215 N. Brown County Road 19, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Welcomes the SDHSAA State Softball Tournament to Aberdeen June 1-3, 2023. Welcome athletes and fans! Game times: 11:00; 1:00; 3:00; 5:00 Class AA, A, B


Journey Through Spink County

Chicago&NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot 715 West Third St., Redfield

Teams take an eight week journey through Spink County capturing the experience with a photo submitted to the Depot for each site.. Each photo represents a chance for winning movie

Aberdeen Area Pride Festival


Join us for the 3rd Annual Aberdeen Area Pride Festival! We have three days of events planned to create and foster a safe, inclusive, and diverse atmosphere for the LGBTQIA+

Fort Sisseton Historic Festival

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park 11907 434th Ave., Lake City

See link for full schedule details and times. $5 per person ages 13 and up. 12 and under free. Free parking. During the first full weekend in June, cavalry troops

$5 – $13

Aberdeen Elks Lodge Entertainment

Aberdeen Elks Lodge No. 1046 705 Circle Drive, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Elks Lodge Dinner and Entertainment Friday, June 2nd Steak Dinner 6:00pm Ron Goehring Entertainment to Follow Please help share this event.

Brown County Speedway Tri-State Late Models

Brown County Speedway Brown County Fairgrounds, 400 24th Ave. N.W., Aberdeen

Brown County Speedway - No Modifieds - Check out Brown County Speedway Aberdeen Facebook for more info.