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Santa Sightings

Find out where to find Santa all month long!

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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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What’s Glowing on at the Garden?

A Greeting of a familiar nostalgic feeling of holiday cheer and the sound of joyful music meets you at the beginning of the magnificent lights of Garden Glow. As you continue down the lit path you may see a child’s eyes light up at the larger-than-life candy land display or a couple taking in a special moment together.

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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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Base your Little House on the Prairie Adventure out of Brookings

As you plan your adventure on the Prairie, be sure to include Brookings on your route. With 750 comfortable hotel rooms, a variety of restaurants, plenty of family fun, Brookings is a history buff’s paradise.

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