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There are celebrations for every season and taste in South Dakota. Let the great adventure planning begin!

You can channel your inner pioneer at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant in De Smet, or get your motor runnin' at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Experience the culture and beauty of the area's earliest residents at powwows across the state, or take in the nightly laser light show at Crazy Horse Memorial during the summer. Fun festivals and fairs, cultural happenings and delightful diversions can be found across The Mount Rushmore State. Sometimes they're delicious, sometimes they're weird, but they'll always be part of a trip you'll never forget. 

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