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Sing Along to the Brookings Song

We love our community, and we know you do too! Celebrate your pride for this city with a special song created for everyone that has ever been here.

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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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A Garden Party Rooted in History

What started in 1988 as community supporters gathered in the Gardens for an ice cream social, has now grown into a day full of fun activities, appreciation, and commemoration. The 34th annual McCrory Gardens Garden Party will reflect on those who have given so much passion and time, allowing the gardens to be what they […]

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The Pheasant Restaurant: The World on a Plate

Whether you are a long-time member of the community, a student who has made Brookings your temporary home, or a visitor exploring the area for the first time, The Pheasant Restaurant is woven into the culture of Brookings and is a great stop to get to know the area on a new level.

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