Festival in the Park 2024

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Spearfish City Park

It’s been celebrating artists for 46 years–The Festival in the Park, one of the largest outdoor summer arts and music festivals in the upper Midwest. Presented by the Matthews Opera House & Arts Center, it’s not only your favorite summer tradition, it’s the Matthew’s largest fundraiser of the year! Join us on Saturday, July 20 from 9 am-6 pm in Spearfish City Park to shop at nearly two hundred fine art, craft, and food booths!

Saturday, July 20: Vendors Open 9 am – 6 pm

Sunday, July 21: Vendors Open 10 am – 4 pm

With 18 food vendors serving an eclectic variety of cuisines, there’s something sure to please any appetite. All applications are subject to a juried process to ensure quality, variety, and originality. Free live onstage entertainment from local and regional artists is available daily. For those who want to sit with a cool beverage and listen to music, the “Watering Hole” never fails to please.

All New Children’s Circus

We have plenty for the kiddos, too! Visit the Children’s Circus in the volleyball court. Circus events include face painting, balloon art, and sand art!

Entertainment Lineup

Festival weekend is an exciting time in the Watering Hole refreshment garden. Join us for the very best in live music including Caleigh, Lucas Olson and the Lucas Olson Trio, and Maggie Torness!

 

Event Schedule

  • $5 Wristband Night - Friday, July 19

    • 4 - 8 pm - Vendors Open
    • 4 - 5:30 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Quinlan Valdez
    • 4:30 - 5 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Acro Fun
    • 5 - 6 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
    • 5:30 - 6 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Star Spangled Banner and Performance by Kids & Co.
    • 6 - 6:30 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Rushmore Music Festival Chamber Orchestra
    • 6 - 6:30 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Demonstrations
    • 6:30 - 7 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Dance Party
    • 6:30 - 8 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Rushmore Music Festival with special guest Daniel Binelli
    • 7 -8 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
  • Saturday, July 20

    • 9 am - 6 pm - Vendors Open
    • 9:30 - 9:45 am - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Storytime Yoga
    • 10 - 11 am - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Demonstrations and Circus Play
    • 11 am - noon - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
    • 1 - 2 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Caleigh
    • 2 - 3 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
    • 2:30 - 5 pm - Live Music at the Watering Hole: Lucas Olson Trio
    • 2 - 3 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
    • 3 - 4 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Demonstrations
    • 4 - 5 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Circus Play and Dance Party
    • 5:30 - 7 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Jonny & Shel
  • Sunday, July 21

    • 10 am - 4 pm - Vendors Open
    • 10 - 10:30 am - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Acro Fun
    • 10:30 - 11:30 am - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
    • 1 pm - Live at the Watering Hole: Sundance Community Jazz Band
    • 1 - 1:30 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Circus Playtime
    • 1:30 - 2 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Demonstrations
    • 2 - 3 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Aerial Performers
    • 3 - 4 pm - Children's Circus at the Volleyball Court: Circus Play and Dance Party

Details

Date and Time:

Date:

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Time:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Location

Spearfish, SD 57783 United States + Google Map
Phone:
605-642-7973

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