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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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National Travel & Tourism Week

Tourism is a broad and far-reaching industry which helps make Brookings the vibrant and exciting city we love. What would our community be without the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, the Swiftel Center and Nick’s Hamburgers? With McCrory Gardens, the Dairy Bar and all the athletic events and campus visits, South Dakota State University is […]

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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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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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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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