Sidewalk chalk will be in several places along Main Street for anyone to use. Let the creative juices flow!
The South Dakota National Guard will provide archery tag at the fire hall from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Water will also be provided.
Meet in front of the Ortman Clinic at 4:30pm on Thursday, July 13th. Bring your bubble wands, bubble machines, wagons and your giggles for the 2nd annual Canistota Bubble Parade! Popsicles for participants after the parade. Parade route is from the Ortman Clinic to Nursing Home and back. Sponsored by the Ligtenberg family in memory of Rachel Ortman.
Located on Main Street across from the Ortman Clinic. Fresh, locally grown produce, lamb meat, delicious home-baked goods, as well as other creative, fun finds!
Located at McCook County Country Club in Salem. 3-person teams. Contact Matt Anderson at (605) 310-0202 or Jeff Nielsen for more information.
Friday from 1pm-6pm
Saturday from 1pm-6pm
Sponsored by Team Legacy 4-H Group. Located at the Canistota Sports Complex (ballfields). Events include shoe kick, one-legged race, balloon toss, shoe hunt and many more. Open to all ages, 5 and under to adults. Bring a lawn chair. Water and freezies will be available for purchase.
Adult and Junior divisions. Single and Double Crust categories. First place, second place and overall appearance awarded. Pies can be brought to City Hall between 3:30pm-5:30pm. Judging will begin at 6:00pm. Winners announced during Free Entertainment (usually around 8:00pm-8:30pm). All pies entered will be donated to the Lions Club Stand.
Located on Main Street between City Hall and the Post Office. Serving hot dogs, BBQs, chips, pop, water and pie.
Located at the Canistota Fire Hall. A fundraiser for Canistota FBLA. Freewill donation.
Located in the multi-purpose room at the school. No entry fee. Youth (Ages 13 and under) and Adult divisions.
Berrybrook Organics is a diversified farm just south of Marion. One thing we have gotten into in the last few years is old-fashioned homemade ice cream. We prioritize premium ingredients and no GMOs, no artificial flavors or colors, etc. We have served at several events in Sioux Falls, Yankton, and Freeman, and at last year's State Fair.
$2.o0 per card for 10 games. The last 2 games of the night will be blackout games. The winners of the blackout games will each receive a $100 Cenex giftcard. The blackout games will be played each night. Prizes determined by the number of players playing that game. Full bar available.
Located on Main St at the Hawk's Nest. Cover charge is $10 each night starting at 9pm.
9pm - Show Me Your Hits (outside)
9pm - The Barn Flies (outside)
Wristbands for each session are $5. Friday's session is a fundraiser for United Church Youth Groups and Saturday's session is a fundraiser for Canistota FBLA.
Sponsored by the City of Canistota. Located in front of The Security State Bank on Main St. Registration begins at 8:30am. Tractor pull starts at 9am. Open to children ages 4-12. Powder puff pull also. No entry fee.
Registration begins at 10am on Railway Ave. Parade starts at 11am. No entry fee.
Located 3 miles west of town. ATV's start at 2:00pm. Trucks to follow. Concessions available.
Fundraiser for Team Legacy 4-H Group. Entry fee is $10 for ages 17 & younger and $15 for ages 18 & older. Registration begins at 9:30am in front of the school's weight room on Main Street. Prizes awarded for each division. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will receive a prize. 1st place will be a cash prize.
Brought to you by Diede's Used Cars and Sight & Sound. Located at Diede's Used Cars. Registration from 4pm-5pm. Awards at 8:30pm. Prizes for each category. Bring your own car, bike or race car. FadeAways food truck on site. Inflatables, face paint, snow cones, cotton candy and kids' games. 50/50 raffle
Registration from 1:30pm-2pm. Levels 2.5-3. Located in the school multi-purpose room. Ages 14 & older. $10 registration fee. $5 registration fee for ages 14-18. Venmo registration fee to Wendy Kleinsasser at (605) 421-8093. Draw for partners. Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Food and drink allowed. For more information, contact Rachel Heeren at (605) 940-6970.
Local to South Dakota, The 1270's is a 50s and 60s band playing all of the classic Golden Oldies. They will be performing on Main Street from 7pm-11pm. Bring a lawn chair.
Located in the Old Gym. Maximum of 5 players per team with a $5 entry fee per player. Double elimination tournament. Second place gets their money back while the winner takes the rest. For both men and women. No age requirement but high school and above is recommended. Open to the public to watch. Contact Tyce Ortman for more information.
A variety of animals will be on the empty lot on Main Street under the water tower.
Bar will be open. Will be selling brats and hot dogs also.
At the Legion at 10am on Sunday, July 16th
The 605 Magic Art Bus is a mobile art studio bringing a full spectrum of art education through multiple mediums to all ages. They have the best possible equipment and materials! There will be multiple stations set up outside, the bus is a giant whiteboard that can be colored and scribbled on and visitors can take turns doing activities in the bus! The art bus is open to kids of all ages, and adults too! There is something for everyone. Join us from 5:00-7:30 outside the Ortman Clinic.