Okoboji, Iowa is a short drive from Sioux Falls and we see plenty of road trips in our future to see the Premium Summer Concert Series at Arnold Park. Seeing these bands live at the lakes with an epic summer backdrop is going to be hot summer nights with a lot of memories.

First up, REO Speedwagon with special guests American Scarecrow on June 14. Ticket go on sale this Thursday (3/14) with a special presale offer. Ticket will go on sale to the general public on Friday (3/15).

The get ready to sport your captains hat as yacht rock favorites The Little River Band perform with Three Dog Night on July 21.

Arnolds Park Summer Concert Series 2024

Check the lineup so far in 2024. It's going to be a great summer with yet another concert avenue for Sioux Falls rock and country fans.

June 14: REO Speedwagon w/ American Scarecrows
June 28: Scotty McCreery
July 21: Little River Band perform with Three Dog Night
July 26: Cole Swindell
August 16: Russell Dickerson
August 23: Casting Crowns and Cade Thompson

Pro Tip: Music enthusiasts, if you would like an exclusive opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets before they go on sale to the general public, sign up for our Email Newsletter at arnoldspark.com. Subscribers of the Arnolds Park Email Newsletter receive updates and news about ticket sales and information happening at Arnolds Park Amusement Park before it becomes public.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary musical experience at Arnolds Park Amusement Park's Preservation Plaza. Stay tuned for more information and get ready to rock the summer away!

Seven Mind-Blowing Wonders' of South Dakota

I think most of us have at least heard of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World." We might not be able to rattle them off as easily as McDonald's value menu items, but chances are you've heard of at least some of them, right?

There's the Great Wall of ChinaChichén Itzá, a Mayan City on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The ancient city of Petra, in Jordan. Machu Picchu in Peru. Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro. The Colosseum in Rome, and finally, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

Every state in the nation is known for having a series of natural wonders and signature landmarks. So, I thought I would come up with my own list of the "Seven Wonders of South Dakota."

The following is what I consider to be the signature landmarks, monuments, and natural wonders that are synonymous with the great state of South Dakota. I tried to give both sides of the state a little love while comprising this list.

You might have a few additions...
Let's get started. The Seven Wonders of South Dakota:

Why Do People Place Boots on Fence Posts?

Rural life in South Dakota is filled full of traditions.

Many of us born and raised in the city are not fully aware of the special meanings behind the various traditions of farmers and ranchers.

A great example is that of a boot placed on a fence post.

Gallery Credit: Marc Elliot

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