Faith-Inspired Learning for Life

Tickets for the 2018 Schmeckfest meal and musical are on sale.   Tickets for all five nights of the musical (March 16, 17, 22, 23, 24) and four meal nights (March 16, 17, 23, 24) are available below.

They can be purchased through a mail-in form or directly from this website using the button below.

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.


Schmeckfest is an annual celebration of community and heritage in Freeman, SD.  The 60th Schmeckfest will take place on March 16, 17 and March 23, 24 of 2018.

Mark your calendars!

Tickets are on sale now!

"Godspell" Cast

Director Jeremy Waltner has announced the members of the ten person cast of the musical Godspell.  Read more at the Freeman Courier.

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March 16, 17 &
March 23, 24 2018

  All proceeds benefit

Freeman Academy


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


Our History

If you have questions about tickets, contact us at (605) 925-4542 or at

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

Schmeckfest Wikipedia Entry