The Best of Brookings


Whether you are competitive or just looking to get outside, Brookings has ball fields, bike trails and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures.

5 Free Things To Do

Looking for a way to have a wonderful time but don’t want to empty your wallet? Brookings has you covered with these free activities. *This story has been written in […]

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Brookings Community Band Presents a Summertime Staple

Live from under the bandshell, the Brookings Community Band fills Pioneer Park weekly with rhythmic melodies during the months of June and July. This summertime staple brings together old and […]

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Solemn Sight on the West Side of Brookings

Since its dedication over 20 years ago, the Brookings County Veteran’s Memorial Park celebrates both well-known national figures and those only remembered by family and friends. It has been the […]

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Best Places to Picnic

With over 15 city parks, Brookings has many outdoor spaces that are great for a picnic. Grab your family, pack your basket, lay out your largest blanket and the let […]

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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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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 […]

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Four Seasons of Outdoor Activities

Whether summer, fall, winter or spring brings you to Brookings, there is plenty to do year-round. With so many options to explore, visitors to Brookings can experience outdoor adventures any […]

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