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

Tournament of Roses Buckle Shoot

Whitetail Bowmen Archery Club Outdoor Range 12943 384th Ave., Aberdeen

Registration: 8:00 am-9:00 am on Saturday Whitetail Bowmen Archery Outdoor Range

Tournament of Roses

Whitetail Bowmen Archery Club Outdoor Range 12943 384th Ave., Aberdeen

Registration: 9:00 am-3:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am-1:00 pm on Sunday Whitetail Bowmen Archery Outdoor Range

Event Series Cars and Coffee

Cars and Coffee

New Life Fellowship North Campus 619 Eighth Ave. N.W., Aberdeen

Informal car and driver meet up. Hang out with other automotive enthusiasts. First Saturday of every month in the parking lot of New Life Fellowship 600 N. Hwy 281. All

Event Series DAV Raffle

DAV Raffle

Malchow Plaza 506 S. Main St., Aberdeen

Aberdeen DAV Chapter 13 is selling tickets at the Farmer's Market at Malchow Plaza on Main Street for 50lbs. of Steak, 50lbs. of ground beef & a deep freezer to


12th annual Ladies Day at The Range

The Sportsman's Club of Brown County 13863 386th Ave., Aberdeen

This free event is aimed for ladies with little or no handgun experience who wish to improve their confidence level. Qualified instructors will be on site. Lunch will be provided.


Darin Durfee Memorial Golf Tournament

Fisher Grove Clubhouse 17290 Fisher Lane, Frankfort

Registration 9 AM. Tee-off 10 AM. Variety of prizes awarded for various feats. Mulligans apply.

Green fees apply.