The Forever 605 logo (feature 605 on an orange flag) sits atop an overhead shot of the roads and trees of the Black Hills

Celebrate Forever 605 Day!

Once a year, South Dakota recognizes our single area code and all the beauty, fun and wonder it encompasses. June 5th (6-05) is Forever 605 Day!

Scroll down for some of our favorite places & activities in the 605. Share your favorite South Dakota moments & locations on social media with #Forever605. And go to to take the pledge and be Forever 605 every day.

The only question now is this: How will you celebrate?

Plan Your Forever 605 Day Adventure

Here are a few of our favorite places and activities in the 605!

Purple Pie Place
1. Purple Pie Place, Custer
Lewis and Clark Recreation Area
2. Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, Yankton
Nicollet Tower
3. Nicollet Tower, Sisseston
South Dakota State Capitol
4. South Dakota State Capitol, Pierre
Faulkton Mural
5. Faulkton Mural, Faulkton
Dimock Cheese
6. Dimock Dairy, Dimock
7. Deadwood
Mamas Ladas Sioux Falls Sign
8. Mama's Ladas, Sioux Falls
Dignity sculpture at night
9. Dignity Sculpture, Chamberlain
midway drivein
10. Drive-In Movie Theaters, Statewide
Homestake Visitors Center
11. Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, Lead
605 Day
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