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Local arts. Local eats.

You gotta go. It's huge with an array of musical guests and tastes, greasy ethnic food, and local... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
sdsuprof
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Brookings, South Dakota
Boring

They used to have great entertainment and good / interesting crafts but things have gone down hill... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Cliff C
,
Brookings, South Dakota
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10 Jul 2017
“Local arts. Local eats.”
23 May 2017
“Boring”
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Brookings, SD
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

You gotta go. It's huge with an array of musical guests and tastes, greasy ethnic food, and local artists. It's the ONE big event that everyone in SD will go to. A great venue for families, and those looking for that special piece to put...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

They used to have great entertainment and good / interesting crafts but things have gone down hill in the past 10 years. Mass produced and non-hand made goods are common place. The prices are way too high for most items. The time local is not...More

Thank Cliff C
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an arts & crafts fair that' usually heavy on the crafts, light on the arts. Lots of food option and some fun bandshell entertainment.

Thank GeoChemProf
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Was in Brookings on vacation and stopped by the art in the park festival. They had a ton of rain the night before and that morning so it was wet. Had not been here in over 25 years and it was great and wish I...More

Thank arthur b
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just walking through the park and looking is an adventure. Sometimes very very warm. There are places to sit and rest. Good entertainment. It is amazing to see all the different craft items people have dreamed up!

Thank catstheword
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I've been to every Festival since the beginning! Always a good place to go to view fine arts and items made by the artists themselves The Festival is technically only in Pioneer Park...everything outside of the park is NOT part of the Festival and therefore...More

Thank sherbie58
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Depending on the weather, it can be a fun day for the family! Lots of tents to stop and look at and you may even get to taste some of the items offered before purchasing. I was able to taste raspberry honey and it was...More

Thank Sheri W
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

Our favorite weekend in Brookings. We went to the first arts festival with our daughter on our shoulders and have celebrated everyone since. My daughter loves to come back and enjoy that weekend too. There are just too many different to enjoy. Music, arts, food,...More

Thank Nancy235
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Reviewed 17 June 2012

people travel hundreds of miles to attend the Brookings Arts Festival. It contains every craft imaginable, including Native American art and arts and crafts from othre countries, and local folk art, ie quilts and antiques. There seems to be almost as many food booths as...More

Thank bobjan415
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Reviewed 14 July 2008

My family and I were traveling up I-29 on the way home and happened to notice a sign saying that there was a Summer Arts Festival in Brookings, South Dakota. With time to spare and a need to stretch our legs, we went. Head into...More

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