Brookings, South Dakota 57006
Conveniently located along I-29, near the South Dakota/Minnesota border, Brookings is a quiet, safe university town with much to offer.
The Swiftel Center hosts big-name entertainment and large-scale events, with the space for 50 to 1,500 people. From a 30,000 sq. ft. Arena to several state-of-the-art meeting spaces, the Swiftel Center can fit the needs of any meeting or event group.
The Brookings Days Inn & Convention Center is a popular spot for business meetings and social events. The 5,400 sq. ft. Convention Center can be subdivided into four separate rooms. The onsite Pavilion Bar & Grill serves up a casual atmosphere.
For outdoor events, McCrory Gardens is said to be the prettiest 65 acres in South Dakota. The gardens feature all-American trails, annual and perennial plants and flowers, and a tremendous variety of trees, all of which provide a picturesque backdrop for outdoor gatherings.
Accommodation options abound in the Brookings hotel district, located just off the Interstate. For more information on hotels and convention facilities, visit www.brookingssd.com.
Number of rooms: 500+
In the area: McCrory Gardens, Performing Arts Center, Veteran’s Memorial, Community Cultural Center/Brookings Arts Council, SDSU Ritz Art Gallery, South Dakota State University, South Dakota Art Museum, South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, antique shops, historical walking tours, fishing, golf, waterpark, Children's Museum of SD, and the McCrory Visitor and Education Center.
Area meeting facilities: Swiftel Center, Days Inn, Staurolite Inn