In case you're wondering, the South Dakota State Fair in Huron is almost 130 days away! The fair is also known for its' delicious fair food and top-notch entertainment.

Country super group Lady A and hilarious comedian Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias are some of the big names performing on the grandstand stage at the South Dakota State Fair. Who else is joining this fair fun? Officials with the South Dakota State Fair just announced that country singer Carly Pearce will take the stage on Saturday, September 2nd.

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Carly Pearce has had one heck of a career so far. You might know Carly from her hit songs like "Next Girl," "I Hope You're Happy Now" with Lee Brice, and  "What He Didn't Do." Some of Carly's biggest accomplishments include the 2021's CMA's Female Artist of the Year award, a Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance with country singer Ashley McBryde for their song "Never Wanted To Be That Girl," and becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry thanks to an invitation from Dolly Parton. She's also been honored as one of CMT’s 2022 Artists of The Year.

Carly Pearce has made a few appearances in the Sioux Empire. Just this past February, Carly joined country singer Blake Shelton at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center during his Back To The Honky Tonk Tour. The concert was fantastic!

The South Dakota State Fair begins on Thursday, August 31st until Monday, September 4th. Tickets for Carly Pearce will officially go on sale Tuesday, June 20th. Pre-sale tickets will be available on Monday, June 5th.

We can't wait to welcome back Carly Pearce to South Dakota!

Food Network Shows That Have Been To South Dakota

Living here in the upper midwest we are don't end up on national TV shows very often. That's probably a good thing in the long run.

But it is pretty cool when something from South Dakota is on TV. Three shows from the Food Network family of shows have showcased South Dakota restaurants.

You may remember when Guy Fieri and Diners Drive-ins and Dives was in Sioux Falls in June of 2020 to visit some of our city's unique establishments.

A few years ago the Travel Channel Show Food Paradise visited Deadwood.

If you remember the 'golden age' of Foot Network, back when Rachel Ray was the queen of the channel, she took her show $40 a Day to Rapid City in 2005.

10 Smallest Towns in South Dakota

South Dakota is loaded with small towns in every corner of the state. But where are the smallest towns in the Mount Rushmore state? According to the latest census data, here are the ten smallest towns in all of South Dakota.