International Information Discover America

Home > Newsroom

Newsroom

Sioux Empire Fair Special Event To Take Place During 68th Annual Sioux Empire Fair

6/29/2007
Print button Share

The Sioux Empire Fair today announced a special activity to take place during the 68th Annual Sioux Empire Fair.

Taking advantage of a scheduling opportunity and the special connection between South Dakota and Big & Rich, the Sioux Empire Fair is proud to be a part of the Sioux Falls Vietnam Veterans Reunion to take place on Tuesday, August 7. The event will be held in conjunction with the Sioux Empire Fair on the WH Lyon Fairgrounds from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

“The purpose of our event is to allow our Vietnam Vets an opportunity to continue the healing and fellowship that was started in Pierre during the memorial dedication last year,” said event organizer, Bethany Erck. “We want to say thank you and welcome home one more time to these fine service members.”

The reunion will consist of a short program recognizing the people in attendance, door prizes, a meal, and several vendors will be present throughout the afternoon. Tickets for the reunion cost $10.00 per person and are available at the Sioux Empire FairOffice, ABN Army Surplus, www.VetsWear.com, and at J & L Harley Davidson. The ticket to the reunion also includes gate admission to the Fair for Tuesday, August 7.

In a special partnership between the Sioux Falls Vietnam Veterans Reunion and the Sioux Empire Fair, a special discount package for the evening is being offered for the first 500 Vietnam veterans to go to the Fair office. A block of tickets is being held especially for these veterans. These tickets are available for $35.00 each, and include admission to the reunion and admission to the Big & Rich concert in the Grandstand (offer available only at the Fair office while supplies last).

Summary:

Sioux Falls Vietnam Veterans Reunion Tuesday, August 7, 2007 3:00 – 8:00 p.m.

WH Lyon Fairgrounds Reunion tickets + Fair gate admission $10.00

Limited Fair package of Reunion/Gate Admission/Big & Rich concert $35.00

The 68th annual Sioux Empire Fair runs August 7th through the 12th. For more information contact Matt Adamski at 605-367-7178, or Bethany Erck at 605-351-8774.

- 30 -