PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Fair Grandstand will bring a different experience to fairgoers this year. The revised line up for 2020 includes The Red Wilk Construction Tuff Hedeman Bull Bash to be held Thursday, September 3 and Friday, September 4. The “Thunder at the Fair” Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull sponsored by Kibble Equipment will be held Monday, September 7. All tickets will be sold as general admission and will go on sale Monday, July 20.

The South Dakota Timed Event Championship Rodeo will be held in the grandstand Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6.  This event will be free for fairgoers to attend.

The grandstand concert series, including The Charlie Daniels Band and Marshall Tucker Band has been postponed until 2021.

The South Dakota State Fair celebrates its 135th fair, themed ‘Perfect Vision of Fun’ and will showcase youth, tradition, agriculture, and South Dakota heritage. The South Dakota State Fair exists to showcase the best of South Dakota and bring people together.

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $32.5 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 132,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s mission is to promote, protect, and preserve South Dakota agriculture for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at or find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Tags: , , ,