Grandstand tickets to go on sale

Farm Forum

HURON – Tickets to the 2013 South Dakota State Fair Grandstand Line-Up will go on sale to the public on Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m. CST.

A presale on tickets will be available to backrest holders on June 17 and to Friends of the Fair members on June 20 beginning at 9 a.m. CST.

Artists performing at the South Dakota State Fair Grandstand this year include Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, the Eli Young Band, the Casey Donahew Band and 3 Doors Down. Back by popular demand are the Red Wilk Construction Championship Bull Riding (CBR) Bull Bash, Monster Truck Rally and Demolition Derby.

Once again the South Dakota State Fair is partnering with several radio stations across the state in their “Win ‘Em Before You Can Buy ‘Em” promotion. From June 10-17 listeners will have the opportunity to win tickets to the grandstand shows before they go on sale.

Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket office, online at or by calling 866-605-FAIR. Ticket prices can be found on the grandstand page on

The 2013 South Dakota State Fair “Starry Nights and Midway Lights” will run from Thursday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 2. Channel Seeds Preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit or find us on Facebook and Twitter.