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Capital Christmas Getaway Giveaway

Capital Christmas Weekend Giveaway

Win a Weekend in Pierre.

It's the most wonderful time of the year to get away to Pierre. Find unique gifts, tour state museums and enjoy the nearly 100 theme-decorated trees on display in the capitol building. Our gift to you, the chance to win a weekend in Pierre.

Register for your chance to win:

  • Two nights of lodging
  • Christmas at the Capitol tour information (free admission)
  • 4 passes to The South Dakota Discovery Center
  • 4 passes to the Cultural Heritage Museum
  • $50 meal gift certificate
  • $25 in Pierre Pride dollars

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Open to all legal U.S. Citizens, 18 years and older. Only one entry per household during the contest period (November 6, 2018 – December 4, 2018). Winner must travel by December 26, 2018. Click here for full contest rules.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate it in Pierre.

Christmas At the Capitol

It's a Pierre holiday tradition. Nearly 100 live trees, decorated by volunteers from across the state, are on display in the capitol building from November 22 - December 27, 2018. This year's Christmas at the Capitol theme is "A Monumental Christmas". It's open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and is free to the public. Live entertainment will be offered throughout the event, a full list of event details can be found here.

The South Dakota Discovery Center

The South Dakota Discovery Center offers fun, hands-on science exhibits that are perfect for kids of all ages. Get inspired as you play and learn on displays like the tree house, Van de Graf generator (a hair raising experience), and Knex building station. During the winter the center is open Sunday – Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

The South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center & Museum

Discover the diverse history of the state at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center. Nestled into a bluff north of the capitol building, the Center is the headquarters of the South Dakota State Historical Society and houses exhibits, the state archives and more. The Center is open Monday through Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Sundays & Holidays 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. The Museum is closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

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