Aberdeen has wonderful events and attractions to enjoy during your stay. Storybook Land and the Land of Oz is a must-visit free attraction along with Wylie Park and the aquatic center. We have 80+ restaurants in town, more than 1,046 hotel rooms, and are a hub for thousands of shoppers in northeastern South Dakota. The area offers great hunting and fishing opportunities. Contact the Aberdeen Convention and Visitors Bureau for help planning your reunion, vacation, or convention.
Brookings offers a variety of meeting and convention spaces. A few of our area hotels can hold casual business meetings, while our other meeting facilities go above and beyond your average space. From the creative atmosphere at the Children’s Museum to the unique perspective at the Research Park, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in Brookings.
Accommodations in Brookings include several hotels, most located directly off the Interstate. For more information about hotels and convention spaces in Brookings, visit www.VisitBrookingsSD.com
Meetings and conventions are historic in Deadwood. Our meeting space ranges from executive retreats to full-scale convention facilities with catering and state-of-art presentation equipment. Plus, you get the fun of over 80 historic gaming halls, nightlife establishments and Wild West history.
Looking for the perfect location? The Gulch will host your indoor or outdoor wedding, reception, banquet, party, conference, or family reunion. Let our professional, friendly staff take care of all the details while you enjoy your event.
The First Gold Hotel in Deadwood, South Dakota is located on the actual site of the first gold discovery in Deadwood Gulch in 1875. It was that discovery that set the wheels of history in motion and brought such notables as James "Wild Bill" Hickok, Calamity Jane, Charlie Utter and Seth Bullock to the area.
The First Gold Hotel offers over 200 deluxe hotel accommodations to choose from, free onsite parking, casinos with a large selection of the newest slot machines, video lottery, live table games, and the Gold Nugget Buffet, featuring prime rib nightly.
Tucked into the Northern Black Hills, just a short distance from Historic Deadwood, The Lodge at Deadwood serves as the largest convention center in the area. Accommodating over 16,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the Lodge partners a full realm of first-class accommodations, dining, services, and telecommunications with the splendor of panoramic views and architectural elegance.
Huron has long been a popular location as a meeting site by members of many organizations. Our central location, where US Highway 14 and SD Highway 37 intersect, is within two hours driving time of 75% of South Dakota's population and within 5 hours of larger cities such as Minneapolis, MN; Lincoln, NE; and Fargo, ND. This convenient location increases attendance and saves money! Huron offers 71,150 sq feet of combined meeting and exhibit areas between the Huron Event Center, Huron Community Campus and Nordby 4H Exhibit Hall. The SD State Fairgrounds has 48,000 sq feet of event and meeting space, 285,000 sq feet of rodeo and livestock buildings and camping for over 1,500
Our Grand Ballroom breaks into a variety of meeting rooms to provide a relaxed and productive atmosphere for groups of any size. From start to finish, you will have a highly attentive staff assisting you with every detail to ensure that your event happens exactly as planned. With first class onsite catering you are sure to impress your guests with our delicious breakfast, lunch, snack breaks or dinner. Your guests can enjoy a refreshing night stay at a discounted group rate at one of our connecting properties the night before the event or a relaxing night after the event as the Highland Conference Center is connected to the Hampton Inn and the Comfort Inn & Suites.
Mitchell, SD has four venues for your convention, conference, meeting or event. The Corn Palace offers a unique setting for your event. The Davison County Fairgrounds Facility, in addition to conferences, can be utilized for exhibits, sales and fairs. The Highland Conference Center can host up to 690 delegates depending on arrangement. The Ramada Suites Conference Center has 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Mitchell’s prime location on I-90, excellent restaurants, popular attractions, unique shopping and experienced CVB staff all make Mitchell an excellent choice as the host for your meeting.
Pierre, the state’s Capital City, is located on the banks of the Missouri River in Central South Dakota. Close to major population centers, it’s an area where you can stretch out, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. If it’s a quality meeting experience you’re looking for, Pierre can offer it all.
Pierre features nearly 1,000 hotel/motel rooms. The Ramkota RiverCentre and Economo Lodge are first rate convention/conference facilities that will accommodate any requirements for your next meeting. Pierre offers a unique setting for your event - specialty shops, many restaurants and popular attractions make Pierre an excellent choice for your next meeting.
Experience the Watertown Event Center! A beautiful, spacious, and easily accessible event center with the latest technology. The 32,000 sq. ft. facility includes a large ballroom accommodating 1,000 for banquets, over 1,200 theater-style, 16 separate meeting rooms, highly visible exhibit space/reception area, plus a beautiful state-of-the-art theater for seminars or entertainment with “the best” in lighting, sound and technology. Onsite food service and catering by the attached Minerva’s Restaurant. Accommodations at the attached Ramkota Hotel, plus other rooms within 2-3 minutes. Other additional small banquet and meeting facilities as well as large exhibit facilities are available in Watertown. No event too large or too small.
Yankton offers many events, activities and festivals for visitors to attend throughout the year. Whether you are just visiting for a few hours or spending several days, you’ll find that people in Yankton are friendly and go out of their way to help you have a good time. The Yankton Convention & Visitors Bureau can help make your family vacation, small group getaway or bus tour the best organized function you have ever had.
After your meeting, enjoy the beauty of Lewis and Clark Lake and the Missouri River or enjoy the miles of trails offered in Yankton and the lake area. Call the Convention & Visitors Bureau for assistance in planning your next meeting.