Pierre Events

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Events in Pierre, South Dakota

Black Hills Photo Shootout - The Black Hills Photo Shootout will be two and a half days of unique field workshops, scenic photo walks, inspiring indoor workshops and informal social events. Photographers of all skill levels and interests are invited to participate. Guest speakers will also share insights.

Oahe Days - Oahe Days Arts Festival is a city-wide celebration that includes a art show, food, and live music. Join us along the parade route for the parade, come to the duck derby, join us for the 5k/10k run! There will be live bands, food and more! Don't miss it!

Shrine Circus - Experience the Magic of the Shrine Circus! Aerial Acrobatics, Enormous Elephants, Crazy Clowns and more- Get ready for a unique, fun-filled experience for the whole family. For over 100 years, the Shriners have sponsored this World Famous event with proceeds going to help less fortunate children in the community.

Steamboat's Annual Spearfishing Tournament - Steamboat's Incorporated is a family owned/operated business and over the last two decades has transformed from a bait shop into an outdoor recreational enthusiast's paradise. Some of the events include Steamboat's Game & Fish, Steamboat's Dakota Adventures, Steamboat's Skin & Scuba, and Steamboat's Pac & Ship. Come try riding the steamboat for a day!

Street Masters 'Dam Run' - Saturday events held at the Capitol Building include gravity drags, car show, poker run to campgrounds near LaFramboise Island, and more. Don't forget the ice cream social and car show for campers at Oahe Downstream campgrounds. Stick around for the awards on Sunday breakfast.

The Casey Tibbs Match of Champions - The Casey Tibbs Match of Champions is a spectacular bronc riding event matching the world’s top cowboys against top bucking stock. Champions from South Dakota and all over are invited to compete. The twelve top scorers from round one compete for six positions in the final round.

Thunder on the Prairie - Join us for the crowning of our class champions. Come and see the thrilling racecars zip around the track at this first class venue! You won't be disappointed when you come! This weekend is filled with excitement and entertainment at the Oahe Speedway!