August 16-18, 2016 | Schlaffman Farm | Mitchell, SD

Event Schedule

The 2016 Dakotafest schedule is available! Click through for information about education from SDSU Extension, American Family Insurance, and more!

Dakotafest - Getting Around

Getting Around Dakotafest

There are plenty of ways to get around the 50 acres of Dakotafest. Take advantage of the many convenient transportation options provided.


ON-SITE SHUTTLE: A complimentary on-site shuttle will be circling the show grounds throughout the three days. Look for the DAKOTAFEST SHUTTLE STOP signs and hop on for a ride around the perimeter of the show.


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PARKING LOT SHUTTLE: A shuttle will run through the parking lot during the show days to help you get from your car to the entrances and back again. Shuttles will make multiple stops throughout the parking lot.


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GOLF CART RENTAL: Golf carts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The cart rental is located at the East entrance gate. Golf Carts can be reserved in advance by contacting NB Golf Cars at 605-275-4653.


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Now Accepting Contracts

Reserve your space at the 2016 IDEAg Dakotafest
August 16-18
Schlaffman Farm, Mitchell, SD

The IDEAg Group is now accepting contracts for the 2016 Dakotafest show. Please fill out the exhibit contract, including payment information for booth deposit, and fax to 847-483-1379.


If you have any questions, please contact a member of our sales team.

Brian Ruhl, Sales Manager

Scott Odin, Sales Manager

Katelyn Hanson, Sponsorship Sales Manager

Download Contracts Here