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Have interest in participating in the Schmeckfest machine? Contact: Debra Schmeichel 605-648-3430 (leave a message)

For other questions, you can call (605) 925-4237

Our mailing address is:


PO Box S

Freeman, SD 57029

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Tickets for the 2019 Schmeckfest meal and musical are available now!

Seating is limited, so order your tickets in advance.

Latest news!

Schmeckfest is an annual celebration of community and heritage in Freeman, SD.  In 2019 we will host our 61st season featuring the musical "The Boy Friend" as well as the the traditional buffet meal.  Tickets are available so join us to make the 2019 season great!



If you wish to complete your order by postal mail, please use our printable order form.

  All proceeds benefit

Freeman Academy

"The Boy Friend" musical named for 2019

The Schmeckfest Program Committee is delighted to announce that the 2019 Schmeckfest musical show will be "The Boy Friend" and will be directed by Michelle Friesen.

Stay tuned for more information!

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The beginning of Schmeckfest in 1959 is quite the story.  Click here to learn about how it all started and what has happened the last 60 years.

The Schmeckfest experience includes many facets - dining, musical production, food and craft demonstrations, the arts, and more food!  Click here to learn more!

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