Annual Events

Pumpkin Fest

The Webster area has several annual events, plus many throughout the year that can be found on our Events Calendar.

Walt Lunch Fundraiser: 11 A.M. - 2 P.M. on Oct. 18th

Day County Farm, Home & Sport Show
101 W. 11th Ave., Webster
Sponsored by Webster Area Chamber of Commerce.

Fort Sisseton Historical Festival

June 1-3, 2018- 11907 434th Ave., Lake City
Step back into the 1880s to experience frontier life and settlement at Fort Sisseton's annual 3-day event with fiddle music, medicine shows, art and craft show, hoop dancing, dance instruction classes, military costume ball, military reenactments, and more! Learn more at the festival website.

Roslyn Vinegar Festival
June 16, 2018-International Vinegar Museum,Main Street, Roslyn
The annual event celebrates the world's first and only International Vinegar Museum located in Roslyn, just 15 minutes north of Webster. Events include a parade, cooking demonstrations, live music, and culminates with the crowning of the Vinegar Queen. Learn more at the museum website.

Webster Area Alumni Weekend

June 22-23, 2017 - Main Street,Webster
Annual activities include a reunion banquet, community-wide parade, 5K walk/run, and more. Sponsored by Webster Area Alumni Association and area businesses.

Classic Fourth
June 30, 2018 -11907 434th Ave, Lake City
Celebrate Independence Day in a classic fashion, with period crafts, activities and tours of Fort Sisseton Historic State Park. Learn more at the website.

Northern Fort Playhouse
July 13-15, 2018 -11907 434th Ave, Lake City
Fort Sisseton, Northern State University, and the Northern Fort Playhouse Board proudly present three weekends of summer playhouse entertainment. Learn more at the website.

Waubay Community Fun Fest
July 20-22, 2018 - Main Street, Waubay
Annual activities include a parade, petting zoo, 5K walk/run, tractor pull, car show and more. Learn more at the festival website.

Zucchini Festival,Bristol
July 26th

5-7:30pm Free-Will Picnic Supper (hot dogs, beans, chips& drink). Zucchini Cook-Off, Judging @ 5pm (Bring you zucchini recipe &finished dish. Vendors, Watermelon Feed, Kids Games, Kids Tractor Pull, Free Kid's Inflatables, Bingo from 5:30-7:30pm & 5k run/walk register at 7:30pm,run at 8:00pm

  • Where: Community Center, North Main St Bristol SD
  • When: 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Who: everyone welcome
  • How: no registration
  • Cost: no cost, free will picnic, 5k is $20
  • For more info: Merry Lone: or 605-492-3425

Day County Fair

July 8-12, 2018 -
Fairgrounds: Corner of W. 7th St and W. 1st Ave., Webster

A local tradition for over 125 years, the Day County Fair provides entertainment for all ages. It is also a venue for local 4-H members to showcase the projects they have been working on throughout the year.

Back to School Citywide Rummage Sales
Typically the first Saturday of August- Webster
Resident rummage sales and local business specials are offered as families prepare for the upcoming school year. Sponsored by Webster Area Chamber of Commerce.

James Valley Threshing & Two-Cylinder Club Show
September 7th-9th, 2018- Andover
James Valley Threshers Association hosts an annual threshing show featuring steam engines, antique tractors, demonstrations, parades, kids games, and more!
Learn more at the festival website.

Pumpkin Fest & Lighted Night Parade

October 12th and 13th-Webster
Every October, Webster is transformed into the Pumpkin Capital. There are contests for the largest pumpkin, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin pie eating, and pumpkin baking. When the sun goes down, the parade of lights begins, announcing the start of the holiday season. Sponsored by Webster Area Chamber of Commerce.

Fort Sisseton Frontier Christmas
December-11907 434th Ave., Lake City
Celebrate an authentic 1860's Christmas at Fort Sisseton State Park, just 20 miles north of Webster, each December. Activities include: bread making, make and take craft stations, popcorn stringing, butter churning, sleigh rides, music, Father Christmas, historic demonstration, and much more!

12 Days of Christmas Retail Holiday Promotion
Webster Area
Shoppers enjoy the 12 Days of Christmas retail promotion each December, when they have daily chances to win Chamber dollars by shopping locally. Sponsored by Webster Area Chamber of Commerce.

Don't forget to check out Upcoming Events Calendar!

For more information on any event, contact Webster Area Chamber of Commerce at 605-345-4668.
Webster Area Chamber of Commerce
Address: 1209 Main Street, Suite 1, PO Box 123, Webster, SD 57274
Toll-Free: (888)571-7582
Phone: (605)345-4668
Email: Contact
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