Blog - Simply South Dakota

  • Have Some Fun in the Country

    August 9th, 2016

    Have Some Fun in the Country Rural communities in Southeast South Dakota know how to have fun, so head to the country and take in some of these great events and attractions. There’s still plenty of summer and fall events coming up. Here’s a few you’ll want to check out: Read More
  • Celebrating Harvest Along the Trail

    August 26th, 2015

    Celebrating Harvest Along the Trail With the arrival of Fall on the Southeast South Dakota Wine Trail comes the joy of Harvest! Take a glimpse at our region's wineries and the fun to be had at their unique festivals. No two wineries are alike so follow the whole trail and discover Southeast wines. You may be surprised by the variety and vibrancy of character each wine brings to the table. Request a free Winery Trail brochure. Read More
  • Harvest Time: the Old-Fashioned Way

    August 20th, 2015

    Harvest Time: the Old-Fashioned Way Take a trip back to the days of threshing bees, steam power and horse power (the four legged kind). Several communities pay tribute to this way of life every year at these festivals. Come experience the good old days and have some old-fashioned fun. Read More
  • 4th of July Events: Tried & True or Something New

    June 30th, 2015

    4th of July Events: Tried & True or Something New Many of us do the same things year after year on the 4th of July and there’s nothing wrong with that. But if you want to try something new this year, here’s a few unique events around the region you may not have heard about - plus some familiar tried & true ones. Read More
  • Schmeckfest: It’s all about German Heritage

    March 12th, 2015

    Schmeckfest: It’s all about German Heritage Schmeckfest has become an annual tradition for our family. There is so much to see - and taste. The whole festival revolves around an authentic German meal that is served family style at table after table covered in red-checked tablecloths...Over the years many things have been added to the festival, including ethnic handicrafts and culinary arts demonstrations. Read More