Calendar of Events

From festivals to rodeos, nature hikes, winery events and everything in between, Southeast South Dakota has an event waiting for you to experience. Browse through the calendar to find your next adventure!


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Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo

July 14 - July 19
Mitchell Rodeo Grounds - Horseman's Sports Arena
605-770-4919
www.cornpalacestampede.com

Tuesday – July 14, 2020

5:00 pm: Community Kickoff – Rodeo Grounds – Sponsors: KMIT & Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Committee

7:30 pm: WPRA Barrel Racing – Rodeo Grounds – Sponsors: WPRA, Blazin Barrels & UBRA sanctioned - PeeWee's 5:00pm Free Admission

Wednesday – July 15, 2020

7:00 pm: Registration for Team Roping – Rodeo Grounds

Jackpot Team Roping at Rodeo Grounds - Sponsors: Horseman’s Sports – Free Admission

Thursday – July 16, 2020

8:00 am: Rodeo Queen Contest - Rodeo Grounds

8:00 pm: 1st of 4 “2020” - Rodeo Performance – Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night - Rodeo Grounds

Slack - Barrel Racing after evening rodeo performance

Mutton Bustin’ – Open to children ages 4-6, 60 lbs. or under. Enjoy the thrills & spills as these little riders compete nightly for 3’ foot trophies!

Kids Candy Toss – Nightly also.

Friday – July 17, 2020

8:00 am: Rodeo Slack - Rodeo Grounds

8:00 pm: 2nd of 4 “2020” – Rodeo Performance – Rodeo Grounds

Mutton Bustin’ – Open to children ages 4-6, 60 lbs. or under. Enjoy the thrills & spills as these little riders compete nightly for 3’ foot trophies!

Kids Candy Toss – Nightly also.

Saturday – July 18, 2020

10:30 am: Rodeo Parade – Mitchell’s Main Street, Mitchell, SD (Free Admission)

2020 Rodeo Parade Theme – “TBD”

To Register Your Parade Entry – Click Here Prizes are awarded to category winners.

8:00 pm: 3rd of 4 “2020” – Rodeo Performance – Rodeo Grounds 
Mutton Bustin’ – Open to children ages 4-6, 60 lbs. or under. Enjoy the thrills & spills as these little riders compete nightly for 3’ foot trophies!

Kids Candy Toss – Nightly also.

Sunday – July 19, 2020

7:00 am: Chili Cook Off Preparations Begin - Rodeo Grounds

10:00 am: Cowboy Church Service – Rodeo Grounds – (Free Admission) Bring your lawn chairs.

11:00 am: Chili Cook Off – Rodeo Grounds – (Free Admission)

Chili is served to the public at 11:00 a.m. Prizes awarded to the “Best Chili” and “Best Camp Site”

11:00 am: KMIT & Twin City Fan Family Day: Wagon Rides, Inflatables, Train= Rides, Face Painting, Family Games, Hot Dogs, Pepsi, and Snow Cones for the Kids. Fun for all !!

8:00 pm: 4th of 4 “2020” – Rodeo Performance – Man Up Crusade Night - Rodeo Grounds

Mutton Bustin’ – Open to children ages 4-6, 60 lbs. or under. Enjoy the thrills & spills as these little riders compete nightly for 3’ foot trophies!

Kids Candy Toss – Nightly also.