South Dakota Snow Queen Festival

Celebrating 70 years

Snow Queen

Upcoming South Dakota Appearances

Hobo Days ~ Oct. 24

Children's Matinee (Haunted Forest)

Prince and Princess ~

​Oct. 24

This is what dreams are made of

Queen Hannah Rose Higdon and Jr. Queen Abigail Berreth, along with the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival, invite you to join them for the 70th South Dakota Snow Queen Festival, to be held January 8th 16th, 2016. The theme for the this year’s Festival is “This is what dreams are made of".

Representatives from local communities will be featured at the Jr. Snow Queen Coronation and Talent Contest held the evening of January 9th, 2016 at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre. The program will begin at 7:00 pm. Friday evening, January 15th, 2016, the Snow Queen Candidates, Visiting Dignitaries, and Snow Queen sponsors will be featured at the Queen’s and Sponsors Banquet and Ball at the Best Western Ramkota Convention Center.  The Festival activities will conclude with the crowning of the 2016 South Dakota Snow Queen. The coronation will be held on Saturday, January 16th, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre.  Tickets and information on scheduled events can be requested from the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival by e-mailing or visiting our website at