• Huether Family Aquatics Center

    Construction - July 1, 2020

  • Huether Family Aquatics Center

    Construction - July 1, 2020

  • Walnut Street

    Newly completed Walnut Street project

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Meridian Bridge

    Winter Scene

  • Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake

  • Jim River Bridge

    Jim River Bridge

  • Lake Area Trail

    Lake Area Trail

  • Meridian Bridge Moonlight

    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

  • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

City Events

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Touch - A - Truck

Come touch, learn and explore the different vehicles that protect, support and build our community. Kids and their families are invited to come get up close to unique and one - of - a - kind vehicles and big trucks! 

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 | Time: 10:00am-1:00pm | Location: Calvary Baptist Parking Lot 


Music at the Meridian 

Come chill out on Thursday nights at The Lawn with live music, art, food, beverage and a breathtaking river view. Music at the Meridian features a local opener and headlining music groups from all over the country, continent and globe! Concertgoers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets for seating.   

Dates: Every Thursday in July and August | Time: 5:00-8:30pm | Location: The Lawn 

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4th of July 

Celebrate Independence Day with live music, food trucks, cold drinks and fireworks. Come to The Lawn for a front row view of Yankton's 4th of July Firework Show displayed off the Meridian Bridge. 

Fireworks will also be visible from Riverside Park. No activities are planned by the City of Yankton in Riverside Park at this time.

Date: Saturday, July 4, 2020 | Time: 7:00-10:30pm | Location: The Lawn 


Yankton Community Festival  

Bring your family to Walnut Street for a community festival with a block party feel. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks while supplies last. There's something for the whole family from live music, fun entertainment and games!

Date: Friday, August 28, 2020 | Time: 5:30-8:30pm | Location: Walnut Street  


Bark at the Park

Grab your furry little (or big) friend and join us, in partnership with Heartland Humane Society, at the Dog Park for some canine fun!

Date: October | Time: 5:00pm | Location: Marne Creek West Dog Park

Holiday Festival of Lights 

Join us as we usher in the holiday season when thousands of lights will illuminate the Meridian District with the annual Parade of Lights. Afterwards, head to the Meridian Bridge Plaza for the official tree lighting of Yankton's Christmas Tree, live carolers, hot chocolate and fireworks! 

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Time: 6:00pm | Location: Meridian District & Meridian Bridge Plaza

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More events in Yankton

River Rat Marathon

SD Kayak Challenge

Yankton Ribfest

Rock 'N Rumble

Yankton Riverboat Days and Summer Arts Festival

Harvest Halloween


For even more events in Yankton, please visit the following community event calendars 

Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar

Yankton Convention and Visitors Bureau Events Calendar

Yankton Community Library