10 Best Memorial Day Parades and Events in South Dakota!

From Memorial May Marches, and celebrations to Memorial Day races, South Dakota has a variety of events throughout the month of May, from May 17 to May 29, to remember and honor those who have served and sacrificed.

Memorial May March at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis,SD

May 17, 2023 at 2:30pm
Join volunteers from Carry The Load at Black Hills National Cemetery on May 17th to remember and honor the ultimate sacrifice of service members, Veterans, and first responders. Marchers will have the opportunity to carry signs, banners, and flags honoring those courageous individuals. All are welcome to participate, regardless of donation.

Remember the Fallen 5k, Sioux Falls,SD

May 20, 2023 at 9:00am
On May 20, 2023 at 9:00am, join the South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1 for a meaningful and powerful experience in Riverdale Park, 2000 East 24th Street. Together, we will take part in the Annual Remember the Fallen 5K run/walk and remember those Law Enforcement Officers who have lost their lives serving their communities. Honor those who continue to protect our communities each day and stand in unity to end Police Week.

Memorial Day Weekend at Rushmore Shadows Resort , Rapid City,SD

May 25, 2023 at 8:00am
Rushmore Shadows Resort is the perfect place to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend. The celebration on May 25th will include s'mores, an outdoor movie, and a Holiday parade contest. Don't miss this star-spangled opportunity to spend quality time with your family at Rushmore Shadows Resort.

Memorial Weekend In Mitchell, Mitchell,SD

May 27, 2023 at 11:00am
Gather on South Main Street in Mitchell, SD for an unforgettable Memorial Weekend. Experience colorful festivities such as a Poker Run, Bean Bag Tournament, Live Music, Beer Garden, Kid Tractor Pull, and more. Don't miss out on the BBQ Rib Championship, the grand finale of the event!

Memorial Day 5K/10K/15K - Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls,SD

May 27, 2023 at 8:00am
Come to Elmwood Park on May 27 to join the Memorial Day 5K, 10K, and 15K running events. Active and Retired Military members will receive complimentary entry. Everyone else will have the opportunity to join and honor those who have served and continue to serve this country. Celebrate a successful race with awards for top finishers, a finisher medal, and an energetic crowd!

Memorial Day D-Day Ruck, Mitchell,SD

May 29, 2023 at 7:00am
On May 29th, the Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, SD is hosting an event to honor those who have sacrificed for our freedom. Participants will complete a commemorative D-Day WOD, ending with a mile-long ruck. Afterward, the group will gather at Marlin's for a meal.

Park Jefferson Speedway - Memorial Day, North Sioux City,SD

May 29, 2023
On Memorial Day, Park Jefferson Speedway in North Sioux City, SD will offer an exciting race day featuring IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Northern SportMods, IMCA Stock Cars,IMCA Hobby Stocks by Q and Feather, and IMCA Sport Compacts. The Sport Mods race is especially enticing with a grand prize of $5,000 to the winner. Don't miss an action-packed day of motorsports at Park Jefferson Speedway!

Memorial Day 5K/10K/15K - Rapid City, Rapid City,SD

May 29, 2023 at 8:00am
Gather in Founders Park, 1510 Omaha Street, for the Memorial Day 5K, 10K and 15K! Show your support for those who serve and protect our country and join us in commemorating the courage and sacrifice of our fallen heroes. All finishers will receive a commemorative finisher medal for the occasion. Come for the energy, atmosphere and awards for the top three overalls and in each age group!

Memorial Day at East Nidaros Church, Baltic,SD

May 29, 2023 at 10:45am
East Nidaros Church in Baltic, SD is hosting a special event in celebration of Memorial Day. Join in a Color Guard Procession in the cemetery followed by a program in the church at 10:45am and then stay for lunch at 11:00am. A freewill donation will be accepted during registration.

Memorial Day Murph Fundraiser, Mitchell,SD

May 29, 2023 at 10:30am
Show your support and honor those who have served by joining CrossFit Tempest for the Memorial Day Murph Fundraiser. Test your fitness and enjoy some fun with friends and family while raising money for the local DAV chapter. Get ready to run and push yourself with pull-ups, push-ups, and squats at CrossFit Tempest, 960 N Ohlman St #1.

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