Celebrate the joy of summer and art with the Brookings Summer Arts Festival!
July 8 & 9, 2023
Saturday 10 am - 7 pm &
Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Mark your calendars now! The festival takes place the second full
weekend in July every year.
July 13 & 14, 2024
July 12 & 13, 2025
Time: Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm & Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Brookings, South Dakota
The park is located on the west side of town on US Highway 14/Sixth Street
- Admission is free.
- Please leave your pets at home. Service animals are welcome.
- This is an outdoor festival, so be prepared for the elements.
- Handicap parking is available on the east side of the park at 2nd Avenue and 5th Street and at the south gate on Western Avenue. Gate attendant will direct drivers.
- Shuttle buses from the South Dakota Agricultural Museum on North Medary Avenue and 11th Street will run continuously during the festival.
- Public parking is available on side streets and public parking lots downtown as well as localized pay to park lots north and northwest of festival. United Living Center, at 4th Street and 1st Avenue, also has a pay to park lot.
- Large parcel pick up is located on the west side of the park on Western Avenue. No parcel pick up is allowed on 6th Street or 1st Avenue.
- On-site parking is provided for vendors west of festival site.
Parking & Transportation
Shuttle buses will run Saturday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. Buses run between the park and one convenient location. Shuttle fare is $1.00 per person, per boarding, one-way ride. If you have ever tried to find a place to park, the convenience of the shuttle bus is well worth it.
Shuttle Bus Parking Lot:
SD Agricultural Museum North Parking Lot at North Medary Avenue and 11th Street.
Reserved handicap parking is available on the east side of Pioneer Park and on the west side of the park off Western Avenue. Gate Guards at 2nd Avenue and 5th Street or at the south gate on Western Avenue will assist in finding handicap parking spaces. Watch for signs when you near the park.