Dakota Days

Dakota Days

The University of South Dakota's annual homecoming celebration.

Read about Dakota Days history.

Dakota Days 2015

This year's Dakota Days events will take place September 27 - October 3.

Registration information coming soon!

Alumni Events Registration

The USD Alumni Association is hosting events for USD alumni during the Dakota Days weekend. To register for these events, including the DDays marching band reunion, please visit USD Alumni Association.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 27
- 7 p.m., Dakota Days Kick Off Event @ Muenster University Center

Monday, September 28
- 7 p.m., CAB Presents: Dakota Days Comedian @ Aalfs Auditorium

Tuesday, September 29
- 7 p.m., Dakota Days Royalty Reveal and Yotes Got Talent @ Aalfs Auditorium

Wednesday, September 30
- 5 p.m., Vermtown Bash @ Downtown Vermillion

Thursday, October 1
- 5:30 p.m., The Wellness Center Presents Dakota Days Fun Run @ Wellness Center
- 6 p.m., VIP Event @ University Bookstore
- 7 p.m., Dakotathon Presents Dakota Days Outdoor Movie @ Old Ice Arena (across from North Complex)

Friday, October 2
- 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Free Admission to the National Music Museum (corner of E. Clark and Yale St.)
- 5 p.m., Dakota Days Pep Rally @ Legacy Statue
- 6:30 p.m., The Wellness Center Presents Zumba Party @ Wellness Center

Saturday, October 3
- 10 a.m., Dakota Days Parade @ Main Street Vermillion
- 11 a.m., Tailgating @ DakotaDome
- 2 p.m., Football vs. Youngstown State @ DakotaDome