Our neighbor Harford is a quick 20 minutes northwest of Sioux Falls, and it's where you'll find a ton of fun, this week, during Hartford Jamboree Days from June 15 - 19.

Everything kicks off with the Little Miss Hartford Pageant on Thursday, June 15th at 7 PM, then Family Movie night at dusk.

Little Miss Hartford pageant
Courtesy Hartford Jamboree Days

Friday, June 16th in Hartford City Park you'll find a whole bunch of vendors, plus a car show/burnout from 6 to 8 PM, followed by live music from the 1270's Band.

Wooden truck in car show
Courtesy Hartford Jamboree Days
Car show
Courtesy Hartford Jamboree Days

Saturday, June 17th brings a whole roster of events:

  • 8 AM - 5K Run/Walk-Downtown Hartford
  • 9 AM to 4 PM - Vendor booths
  • 10:30 AM -Jamboree Days Parade (2023 Theme is Cartoons!)
  • 11:30 to 7 PM - Family Entertainment & Music in the Amphitheater - Including inflatables, face-painting, Mr. Twister, the Dakota Kids Pedal Pull, and more.
  • 1:PM - South Bar Cornhole Tournament
  • 1:30 PM - Bingo - Senior Center
  • 5:30 PM - Community Supper - Hartford City Park
  • 7:00 PM - Hartford Night at I-90 Speedway (Free for Hartford & Humboldt residents with I.D.)
  • 8:30 - Music Jamboree Concert in the Park

Finally, on Sunday morning at 9:30 AM, there is a Community worship service in the Amphitheater at Hartford City Park.

Activity collage
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For more information, to volunteer or register for any of the events just see Hartford Jamboree Days online or the Hartford Jamboree Days Facebook page.

South Dakota 4th of July Celebrations

The 4th of July holds a special place in Americans' hearts and the proof is in the all of the celebrations that go on not only across the country but right here in South Dakota.

This is a very short list of celebrations that we've heard about:

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