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Find out where to find Santa all month long!

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The Pride of the Dakotas and the Big Apple

South Dakota State University’s most popular marching band will appear in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Pride of the Dakota’s was chosen as one of nine bands to march in the 96th edition of the annual holiday spectacle. Taking a bite out of the Big Apple is a once in a lifetime experience […]

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A Walk with SD’s Poets Laureate

Brookings is well known for its vibrant downtown. A new artistic element captures the literary work of some notable South Dakotans and encourages visitors to envision our area in an entirely new way.  The one-of-a-kind Poetry Walk was recently installed, featuring the works of all seven people who have served as the state’s Poet Laureate […]

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Bone-chilling Brookings Experience

Escape reality and step onto the set of your own personal horror movie at the Fear Asylum, South Dakota’s number one haunted attraction.

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4 Short Stories About SDSU

Welcome to the Jackrabbit family! Learn some things about your new home with these four short stories. You can also find them featured in this year’s edition of our Visitors Guide. What Does it Mean to be a Land Grant University? Down the Rabbit Hole: Unmasking Jack the Jackrabbit Hobo Day: The Best Day of […]

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Going the Extra Mile

Welcome to Brookings. You’ll find so many things to enjoy. Our amenities don’t stop at our unique museums and great events! Even our transportation options offer just a little more. Read on to find our picks of places to fill your tank… and we’re not just talking about your car.

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605 Day the Brookings Way

Every year on June 5th (6/05), South Dakota celebrates the 605-area code, the people that live in it and the businesses that help to make our communities thrive. Whether you are a planning a 605 Day extravaganza or you just want to celebrate in a simple way, here is how you can celebrate here in Brookings.

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5 Outdoor Activities to do Right Now

Here are the top five (mostly free) outdoor activities you have to go do when the sun is out in Brookings.

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Love at Frost Sight

We know you may be cold but we believe that there’s snow better place to spend a winter day than right here in Brrr-ookings!

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It’s Time to Fall for Brookings

It is finally time for Pumpkin spice, your favorite flannel, and crunchy warm colored leaves under your feet now fall has officially (as of September 22nd) hit Brookings. Fall may be a short-lived season in the Dakota’s, but you can bet we will be squeezing all our favorite fall activities into the few short weeks we do get before snowfall.

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