Brookings offers a variety of things to do for the entire family. Our online calendar features events which appeal to visitors, while also engaging our local residents. In order to share your event with the community, please be sure the event is open to the public and within Brookings city limits. Events featured range from art shows, musical performances, city-wide festivals, sporting events, wine tasting, brewery tours and nightly event specials. Create a login with your email and access the form quicker. 

Before you do anything, check our online calendar to see if we've beaten you to the punch. If we did and you've noticed some inaccurate details, contact us to let us know.


  1. Use the online submission form.
  2. Fill out the submission form in its entirety, leave no box blank.
  3. Submit your listing at least two weeks (or more!) in advance.
  4. Make sure your event is local and intended for a broad audience.
  5. Give us the nitty gritty details… one sentence is not enough.
  6. Include an event website link.
  7. Use a short title. Think newspaper headline!
  8. Include a high-quality JPG photo, preferably 640x360.


Event listings may be denied based on the following criteria:

  • The event does not take place within Brookings County.
  • The event is not open to the public.
  • Events that are only open to, or of interest to, a narrow audience.
  • Personal events or solicitations.
  • If the event discriminates on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, or age.
  • If the event promotes and/or uses vulgar, threatening, or hate speech, violates local, state, or federal law.
  • The event includes inappropriate or offensive content, including defamatory or harassing language aimed at an individual or group.

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