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Happy Holidays from the Pierre Convention and Visitors Bureau!

It would be our pleasure to invite you to spend part of your holidays in Pierre.

Pierre offers several excellent attractions that you may want to visit in addition to the Christmas Trees at the Capitol. The Cultural Heritage Center will have their historic homes gingerbread replicas in their lobby again this year. Also, stop down to Hipple Park behind the chamber of commerce office and check out the lighted Winter Wonderland.

We have a wide variety of dining options, everything from mouth watering steaks to creative continental cuisine. You can be welcomed at the Pierre Mall with cookies and cider or shop Downtown amongst the stores that make Pierre unique.

The following pages have further details on each of the attractions in Pierre, the community events throughout Pierre and Fort Pierre, the places to eat and the places to stay.

We look forward to you accepting our invitation.


Community Events

November

20th

Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda 7 p.m. Free

22nd Daniel Duffy - Piano, Rapid City, Capitol Rotunda, 6-8:00 p.m.

23rd

Affections Floral & Wine Holiday Open House, Fort Pierre, 102 E 6th Ave, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Free

23rd

Holiday Open House, South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center, 12-4:30 p.m., Free

23rd

Parade of Lights, Pierre, 6:30 p.m., Parade Route at www.pierre.org

23rd

Fort Pierre Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 19 E Main, 7:30 p.m., Free will offering chili feed

25th

Priscilla Hofer - Piano, Capitol Rotunda, 7-8:00 p.m.

30th Laura B. Anderson Elementary Chorus, Sioux Falls, Director: Melodee Ammann, Capitol Rotunda, 12-1:00 p.m.

Margaret Ellefson and Lisa Edwards - Piano Duets, Capitol Rotunda, 5-6:00 p.m.

South Madison Street Blues - Vocal, Capitol Rotunda, 6-6:30 p.m.


December

1st

Holiday Open House, Buffalo Interpretive Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 605-223-2260, Free

SD 147th Army National Guard Carinet Choir - "Black Ops", Capitol Rotunda, 11-11:30 a.m.

Sioux Falls Washington High School Choir, Director: Emily Danger, Capitol Rotunda, 12-12:30 p.m.

Shrine of Democracy Chorus, Rapid City, Director: Clayton Southwick, Capitol Rotunda, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Fort Pierre's Community & Youth Involved Center's 27th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes, 1-4:00 p.m., Tickets $10 each

SD 147th Army National Guard Clarinet Choir - "Black Ops", Capitol Rotunda, 1:30-2:00 p.m.

2nd Nordic Nimble Feet Dancers, Brookings, Choreographed by Linda Vaa, Capitol Rotunda, 12-12:30 p.m.

Karen Huebner Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

4th

Greenleaf Church and Friends - Vocal Group, Miller, Capitol Rotunda, 5-6:00 p.m.

Susan Wismer - Piano, Britton, Capitol Rotunda, 6-8:00 p.m.

5th

First United Methodist Church Chancel Bell Choir, Director: Bev Mickelson, Capitol Rotunda, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Ss. Peter & Paul Folk Group, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-7:00 p.m.

6th

Joyce Goehring Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

7th

Freeman Area Children's Choir, Diector: Mavis Ortman, Capitol Rotunda, 8-8:30 p.m.

8th

Northern State University Percussion Ensemble, Aberdeen, Director: Dr. Terry Beckler, Capitol Rotunda, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

University of South Dakota Horn Ensemble, Vermillion, Director: Dr. Gary Reeves, Capitol Rotunda, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Dakota Country - Vocal group, Castlewood, Capitol Rotunda, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Pie Day, Capitol Rotunda, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Darrel Crocker - Vocals, Watertown, Capitol Rotunda, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Dakota Harmony - Vocal group, Huron, Capitol Rotunda, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Black Hills State University Jazz Band and Chamber Singers, Spearfish, Director: Dr. Randall Royer and Dr. Jonathan Nero, Capitol Rotunda, 1-2:00 p.m.

Dakota Sunshine Singers, Aberdeen, Capiol Rotunda, 2-3:00 p.m.

Cowboy Christmas - Vocals and Poetry, Capitol Rotunda, 3-5:00 p.m.

Christina Hanson - Vocal, Fargo, ND, Capitol Rotunda, 5-5:30 p.m.

Priscilla Hofer - Vocals, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

9th

Capitolian Barbershop Chorus, Capitol Rotunda, 1-2:00 p.m.

Die Deutsche Glieder Chapter, Germans from Russia Singers, Capitol Rotunda, 2-3:00 p.m.

Pierre Music - Guitars, Director: Kerry Freidel, Capitol Rotunda 3-4:30 p.m.

Sully Area Singers, Director: Marla Mosiman, Capitol Rotunda, 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Kiwanis - Vocal group, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-7:00 p.m.

10th

Kim Jacobs Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

12th

Britton-Hecla High School Choir, Director: Lona Batie, Capitol Rotunda, 12-1:00 p.m.

United Church of Christ Choirs, Director: Larry Lyngstad, Capitol Rotunda, 7-8:00 p.m.

13th

Huron High School Orchestra, Director: Hans Peterson, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

14th

White River Middle School Choir, Director: Stacy Twite, Capitol Rotunda, 12-1:00 p.m.

Jan Widvey Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Kathryn Hardwick - Piano, Capitol Rotunda, 8-8:30 p.m.

15th

See Santa at the SD National Guard Museum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Free

PEO Chapter CS Saxes,
Capitol Rotunda, 11-11:30 a.m.

TubaChristmas - Coordinated by Lelia Guilbert, Mitchell, Director: Julie Van Gorp, Mitchell, Capitol Rotunda, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Winner High School Choir and Band, Director: Vicky Covey and Jody Coburn, Capitol Rotunda, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Plainsfolk - Vocals group, Capitol Rotunda, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Seton Elementary Chorus, Rapid City, Director: Matthew Baker, Capitol Rotunda, 3:30-4:00 p.m.

Marty DeWitt - Vocals/Guitar, Sioux Falls, Capitol Rotunda, 7-7:30 p.m.

Priscilla Hofer - Piano, Capitol Rotunda, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

16th

L'Attitude: Shiloh Oorlog and Jerry Zins - Vocals, Sioux Falls, Capitol Rotunda, 10-11:00 a.m.

Debra Owen - Vocals, Capitol Rotunda, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Kim Jacobs Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda, 1-2:00 p.m.

Go Bellistic - Handbells, Highmore, Director: Katherine Porter-Hieb, Capitol Rotunda, 2-3:00 p.m.

Rachel Howard - Vocals, Capitol Rotunda, 3-3:30 p.m.

Micah Howard - Piano, Capitol Rotunda, 3:30-4:00 p.m.

Talor, Tanna & Kaylee Becker - Guitar, ukelele, violin and piano, Capitol Rotunda, 4-4:30 p.m.

Capital City Childrens Choir Christmas Concert, First United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m.

17th

Hurley-Viborg Jazz Choir, Director: Wendy Christiansen, Capitol Rotunda, 12-1:00 p.m.

Laura Snow Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda 6-7:00 p.m.

Cheri Shafer Piano Students, Capitol Rotunda 7-8:00 p.m.

19th

First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Director: Jackie Hilding, Capitol Rotunda 8-9:00 p.m.

20th

Riggs High School Choir, Director: Rodd Bauck, Capitol Rotunda 12-1:00 p.m.

River Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus Director: Will Hanson, Capitol Rotunda 7-7:30 p.m.

22nd

Noteworthy Strings, Director: Beth Neitzert, Huron, Capitol Rotunda 11-11:30 a.m.

Priscilla Hofer - Piano, Capitol Rotunda 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 
Daily Events

November 21st-December 26th

Christmas Tree Display at the Capitol, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. each day 605-773-4010

November 23rd-December 22nd Extended Museum Hours at Cultural Heritage Center, Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sunday 1-4:30 p.m., 605-773-3458

Lodging Options

AmericInn Hotel & Suites

312 Island Drive

Fort Pierre, SD

605-223-2358

Website

 

Best Western Ramkota Hotel of Pierre

920 W. Sioux Avenue

605-224-6877 or 1-800-528-1234 (Nat'l)

Email: reservations@pierreramkota.com

Website

 

Blessed Winds Lodge

28545 189th Street Pierre SD 57501

605-999-3744

Email: reservations@blessedwinds.com

Website

 

Broken Arrow Farms-Hunting Lodge

1405 E. Wells Avenue Pierre SD 57501

605-945-2642

Email: info@huntbrokenarrow.com

Website

 

State Motel

640 N. Euclid Ave.
605-224-5896 or 1-800-283-4678 (natíl.)

Website

 

Capitol Inn & Suites

815 E. Wells Avenue

605-224-6387 or 1-800-658-3055 (Nat'l)

Website

 

Chantier Creek Resort

20214 N SD Hwy 1806 Fort Pierre SD 57532

605-567-3352

Email: chantiercreek@aol.com

 

Cheyenne Ridge Signature Lodge

101 Ridge Road Pierre SD 57501

605-264-5444

Email: bedwards@signaturelodge.com

Website

 

Comfort Inn

410 W. Sioux Avenue

605-224-0377

Email: gm.sd024@choicehotels.com

Website: www.comfortinn.com

 

Curry's Red Door Hideaway

20321 Hwy 1804 Pierre SD 57501

605 945-2107

Email:  currysreddoorhideaway@mncomm.com

 

Days Inn

605-224-0411

Email: barbie.daysinnpierre@midconetwork.com

Website: www.daysinn.com

 

Eagle's View Bed and Breakfast

710 Verendrye Dr.

605-224-4053

Email: eaglesviewbandb@pie.midco.net

Website: http://www.eaglesview.org

 

Fort Pierre Motel

211 S. 1st Street

605-223-3111

Email: info@fortpierremotel.com

Website

 

Golden Buffalo Casino

321 Sitting Bull Street Lower Brule SD 57548

605-473-5577

Email: patmcn@goldenbuffaloresort.com

Governorís Inn

700 W. Sioux Avenue

605-224-4200

Website

Holiday Inn Express

110 E. Stanley Rd., Fort Pierre
605-223-9045 or 800-315-2621 (natíl)
Email:
hie@midconetwork.com

Hitching Horse Inn

635 N. Euclid
605-494-0550 or 605-280-4093
Email:
rgl4871@aol.com

Log Heaven Bed & Breakfast

20050 284th Ave. Pierre SD 57501
605-280-8169
Email:
debsheets41@mncomm.com

 

Oahe Marina

20422 Marina Dr. Fort Pierre SD 57532

605-223-2627

Email: oahemarina@gmail.com

Website

Pierre Inn & Suites

205 W. Pleasant Dr.

605-224-5981

Email: PierreInnSuites@mncomm.com

Website

 

Pike Haven Resort

27645 Pike Haven Place Pierre SD 57501

605-264-5465

Email: pikehaven@ventarecomm.net

Website

 

River Lodge

713 W. Sioux Avenue

605-224-4140 or 1-800-457-0088 (Nat'l)

Email: stay@riverlodgesd.com

Website

 

Spring Creek Ventures Steakhouse & Lodge

28229 Spring Creek Place Pierre SD 57501

605-224-8336

Email: springcreekventures@yahoo.com

Website

 

Sully Buttes Inn

28381 184th Street Pierre SD 57501

605-264-5373

Email: dkemery@venturecomm.net

Website

 

Super 8 Motel

320 W. Sioux Avenue

605-224-2083

Website

 

The Last Resort

18923 Okobojo Ave. Pierre SD 57501

605-264-5451

Email: doc@venturecomm.net

Website

 

The Norbeck House Inn - Bed & Breakfast

106 E. Wynoka

605-224-7474

Website

  • mentary River Rise Breakfast

The Outpost Lodge

28229 Cow Creek Road Pierre SD 57501

605-264-5450

Email: leswulf@aol.com

Website

 

Tumbleweed Lodge

20210 322nd Ave. Harrold SD 57536

605-875-3440

Email: tumbleweed@sbtc.net

Website

  • istine Prairie Panoramas & Beautiful Balcony Views

Related Links

 

Christmas in the Capitol City - 2012

"Joyous Sounds of Christmas"

SD State Capitol Building
SD Cultural Heritage Center
Experience Historic Pierre Street
SD Discovery Center
Shopping at the Pierre Mall
SD National Guard Museum

      

 

 

2010 Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree

 

2011 Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree

 

2012 Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree

     
     
 
Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 548, 800 West Dakota Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
Tel: (605) 224-7361 | Fax: (605) 224-6485 | Toll Free: (800) 962-2034 contactchamber@pierre.org