Starting Friday, July 20th and lasting until Sunday, Spearfish, South Dakota is hosting their annual Festival in the Park event. At Spearfish City Park, you can enjoy crafts, art, food and more. The festival lasts from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 on Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5.
This festival draws in over 20,000 people every year. More than 150 arts and crafts booths and 25 different food booths are available for your enjoyment. The emphasis of the festival is on homemade arts and crafts, but there is also a variety of activities for the kids, onstage entertainment, artist demonstrations and more.
Visit the “Watering Hole” Refreshment Garden and take a relaxing break from all of the excitement. The garden is the perfect place to sit down and enjoy the weather and enjoy some delicious and refreshing treats. Then, head back into the festival for the chance to catch a glimpse of some of the most beautiful, handcrafted artworks. You may even get the opportunity to bring some home. Applications into the festival are judged on fine arts and originality, so you are always guaranteed to find one-of-a-kind art.
Festival in the Park is a highly anticipated event every year in South Dakota. It is also one of the largest outdoor summer arts festivals in the upper Midwest. For the chance to get in on all of the excitement, visit Spearfish this year.
Spearfish is located nearby the Mount Rushmore area, so you have the perfect opportunity to take a tour of the national landmark, visit all of the greatest surrounding attractions and more. Take an old-fashioned 1880 train ride, pan for gold at Big Thunder, catch an entertaining Old West show at the Flying T Chuckwagon Supper and Show and more, all in the Greater Mount Rushmore area.
There is also a variety of hotels located in Spearfish, including the Comfort Suites and the Quality Inn, as well as the Spearfish Holiday Inn and Convention Center, which features a luxurious, heated indoor pool and an onsite restaurant.