Summer is finally here and we’ve got one event on our mind: the 115th Annual Wall Celebration & PRCA Rodeo! Slated to kick off on July 7th, Wall, South Dakota will be filled to the brim with exciting opportunities to celebrate our blooming town through July 9th. From free parades to PRCA Rodeo events, the 2022 Wall Celebration & PRCA Rodeo is destined to be the biggest event yet.
As the flowers bloom and flocks of tourists make their way to Western South Dakota for the adventure of a lifetime in Wall, SD, we’re preparing for our biggest summer of fun yet. Whether your adventures bring you near us in June, or at the tail-end of summer in September, we’re here to emphasize the spectacular variety of local events taking place in our neck of the woods, all summer long.
Starry skies, s’mores, and more fun with your friends and family than you can possibly imagine perfectly sums up camping in Badlands National Park, Wall, South Dakota, and the surrounding area. No matter your inclination to get in touch with the natural beauty of the land we call home, Wall and the surrounding area are teeming with once-in-a-lifetime camping opportunities that you won’t find anywhere else. Before you pack up your camper, RV, or camping gear, check out our guide to the best Wall SD campgrounds and camping in Badlands National Park camping in the Wall-Badlands area!
The Wall-Badlands Area Chamber is proud to support a wide variety of businesses in and around the growing community of Wall. From engaging business leaders to come together to blaze a path forward for the future of our community, to working together to increase local commerce across all business sectors, the Wall-Badlands Area Chamber plays a vital role in the growth of our community.
As the weather starts to get warmer, and the sun spends more hours in the sky we can’t help but get excited to welcome visitors near and far to our quaint, yet vibrant community.
Although Wall, South Dakota is often considered the gateway to South Dakota’s finest attractions, Wall is a destination of its own. Best known for the iconic Wall Drug, attracting millions of visitors each year, Wall is a welcoming community overflowing with small-town charm.
Whether you are making a quick stop through Wall on your way west, or making us your primary destination we can’t wait to share our little piece of paradise with you.
Where the old West and rustic brilliance of Badlands National Park meet, you’ll find a South Dakota vacation destination like no other in the quaint town of Wall, South Dakota. Home to tourist meccas like Wall Drug Store, Wall, SD is a living testament to the charm and hospitality that has blossomed in Western South Dakota since our town’s humble founding in 1907. Whether you’re a weary traveler or a family looking to make the most of your road trip across the Midwest, Wall, South Dakota welcomes you to feast in the vibrancy of our small, yet booming community.
Agriculture and Tourism are South Dakota’s top two industries and both are very important to the Wall area. Because of this, I was excited to attend a South Dakota AgriTourism Workshop February 20-21. The Workshop was hosted by the South Dakota Department of Tourism and the SDSU Extension. AgriTourism combines Agriculture and Tourism through activities that are carried out on a farm, ranch or agribusiness operation to welcome members of the general public to view or participate in agricultural activities for recreational, entertainment, or educational purposes.
Wall will be crawling with excitement for the second annual Wall Crawl event on Saturday, August 4th. This all-day event features a poker run, show and shine car and motorcycle show, whole hog roast and two live concert performances.
Wall community members gathered to celebrate the 111th Annual Wall Celebration, July 12 - 14. The three-day event consisted of activities for both youth and adults including: three nights of rodeo performances, kid’s bean bag tournament, entertainment by local band The Terks, Relay of Life 5k run, a parade, a stick horse rodeo, face painting, bouncy houses, a mechanical bull, an ice cream social, an adult bean bag tournament, an all-school alumni program and entertainment by Chancy Williams and the Younger Brothers Band.
South Dakota Tourism was the proud official state sponsor of the 2018 Midwest Living Road Rally! The rally took place May 7-10 in the Badlands and Black Hills areas with the theme “Chasing Legends on the Trail of Monuments and Memorials.” Editors from Midwest Living partnered with South Dakota Tourism to create an itinerary covering the best attractions of the area.